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Are you a wanna-be ghost hunter? Like to be creeped out? Want to get your scare on? Then you’re going to love Pittsburgh's spookiest attractions.
The ScareHouse, Pittsburgh's ultimate Halloween haunt, is ranked as one of "America''s Scariest Halloween Attractions" by the Travel Channel. Like that's not enough, it's also among the best haunted houses in the country according to USA Today, Forbes, Fangoria and Haunted Attraction magazine. Be prepared for the real deal
Phantom Fright Nights at Kennywood Park is a must for ghouls over the age of 13. Tiptoe through any of the 10 haunted houses, including Villa of the Vampires, Kennyville Cemetery and Voodoo Bayou. The nerve-racking roller coasters and devilishly delicious food make for spine-tingling Kennywood fun. Friday and Saturday nights,
There's plenty of Halloween fun to be had this time of year in Pittsburgh. No matter what kind of innocent mischief you're looking to get into we've got an activity for you this fall. Mystery, tricks, and plenty of treats abound in the Steel City.
Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tours capture Pittsburgh's historic nightmares and share all things that go bump in the night. From Station Square, the tour travels up to Mt. Washington on the iconic – and purportedly haunted – Monongahela Incline. Then, you'll explore one of the city's most haunted neighborhoods as storytellers reveal the chilling tales of Pittsburgh's spectacularly macabre past. This particular dalliance with the dead is offered from May to Early November Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm.
Halloween means big fun on the rivers aboard these themed Gateway Clipper Cruises. The Adults only Moonight Dance will be held on Friday October 26th at 10:30pm. The Halloween Fun Cruise is family friendly with tons of fun prizes, music, and a costume party for kids during the day on October 27th. The Boo 'N Brew Cruise is a 3 hour cruise with your favorite BOB FM on air personalities, costume contest, and prizes on October 27th at 7pm.
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A good costume is even better when you've made it yourself. Check out the wildly spooky and darkly creative I Made It! Market at The Waterfront on Oct 19. More details on this Halloween-themed craft and artists market available at imadeitmarket.com.
Dress the part as you embark on a safari to see tigers and bears at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's ZooBoo. Join the costume parade and stop at the many candy stations set up along the Zoo trail to collect treats and enjoy entertainers. ZooBoo takes place Oct. 20-21 and Oct 27-28.
Bring the whole family out for the fun at any or all of these Halloween events. You never know who you'll run into under the mask or the make up. Celebrate All Hallows' Eve this October in Pittsburgh!