Spooky Mini Golf & Halloween Activities in Franklin Square Philly

Franklin Square continues the seasonal fun with a variety of activities for opening night and beyond.



  • October 3 – 31, Spooky Mini Golf 6pm-9pm – The Philadelphia-themed miniature golf course is transformed into spooky family fun for the season, with fog, lights, music, and surprises. (Thursday - Sunday evenings) ($10 adults, $8 children).
  • October 12, 12, Halloween Maze (New for 2019!) 12pm-4pm – Walk in and try to find the way out in our new inflatable Halloween maze ($5 adults/children).
  • October 19, Pumpkin Patch 12pm-2pm – Pick a pumpkin out of the Pumpkin Patch and decorate it to take home, FREE for children 10 and under. (Group reservations and participation not available.) Also, the Lightning Bolt Express Train makes the traditional fall stop in the Square ($5 adults, $4 children).
  • October 26, Trick-or-Treat Trail 12pm-3pm – presented by Fox Rothschild Trick or Treat all through Franklin Square. Follow the map to special stops to receive a treat. FREE for children 10 and under. (Group reservations and participation are not available. While supplies last.) Also, the Lightning Bolt Express Train makes the traditional fall stop in the Square ($5 adults, $4 children).


Other fun that evening includes the Franklin Square Fountain Show (new in 2019) with seasonal colors, the Parx Liberty Carousel, and playgrounds.

Daily and Nightly through October 31, Franklin Square Fountain Show (New for 2019), every 30 minutes from 12pm–2pm and from 6pm to closing – Swing along with the sights and sounds of this new free attraction with choreographed “performances” of fountain jets dancing magically with dramatic lighting and music both day and night.

In between nighttime shows, the Fountain is colored to complement the fall atmosphere in the Square. The Franklin Square Fountain is the oldest public fountain in the United States.

Also make sure to check out SquareBurger’s fall menu updates, including homemade ice cream sandwiches, waffle fries, and the popular Cake Shake.


For all Historic Philadelphia, Inc. event information, call 215-629-4026, 877-462-1776, or to buy tickets online, visit - www.historicphiladelphia.org

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