Offbeat Pittsburgh

​Spinetingling savings await those brave enough to sign up for Offbeat Pittsburgh

Offbeat Pittsburgh is our online-only savings pass that doesn’t require an app, so in just a few clicks you’re prepared for the region’s most harrowing haunted houses and hair-raising Halloween performances, plus kid-friendly fall fun perfect for trick-or-treating. 

Start saving today…if you dare.


Asian Lantern Festival - Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium

Offer Details: Save Up To $10 By Buying Tickets In Advance At

Join us for the all-new Asian Lantern Festival: World of Wonders at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium. We will be honoring our 125th anniversary with a global passport. Get ready for an adventure over the mountains, through the jungle, and under the sea to learn about decades of conservation with a dazzling display.

Explore the Zoo at night among giant luminous handcrafted sculptures while learning about Asian history and culture. The festival also features delicious themed-food and amazing entertainment.

If you were one of the thousands of guests who marveled at the show before, 2023 features a completely new, not-to-be-missed display of lanterns.

HALLOWBOO! - Idlewild & SoakZone

Offer Details: Save Up To 40% Off Tickets Online At

Idlewild's HALLOWBOO! - The Idlewild you know and love, with a fun, family-oriented, Happy Halloween twist! Enjoy a kid-friendly Halloween event featuring Trick-or-treating through Story Book Forest, Characters meet & greet, Themed Rides and Attractions, a Haunted Train Ride, multiple fun mazes, spook-tacular live entertainment, and more.

Liberty Magic

Offer Details: Save $5 on your ticket using promo code ODDPCT to Lee Terbosic Oct. 26 – Dec. 3

Located at 811 Liberty, on the same block where Harry Houdini mesmerized Pittsburgh crowds in 1916, Liberty Magic is an intimate, speakeasy performance space dedicated to the art of sleight of hand and prestidigitation. With less than 70 seats in four rows, the magicians and performers who appear at Liberty Magic offer you a one-of-a-kind experience that is easy to access and hard to forget.

Phantom Fall Fest - Kennywood

Offer Details: Save Up To 50% Off Tickets Online At

Kennywood's signature spooky-season event lets you do Halloween your way depending on the time of day. Come early for family-friendly fun, including festive food and a unique autumn atmosphere. Plus, enjoy your favorite coasters and rides during the day! Then, when the sun goes down, the Phantom takes screams to the extreme with six haunted houses and four scare zones.

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Offer Details: Save $5 on your ticket using promo code ODDPCT to the following shows:

  • Sugar Skull | Oct. 6
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show | Oct. 17
  • The Tiger Lillies | Oct. 25-27
  • Lee Terbosic Oct. 26 – Dec. 3
  • Meow Meow | Nov. 6, 2023 – Trust Cabaret Series
  • Shit-faced Shakespeare | Nov. 8 – 12, 2023

This fall the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents an assortment of events that are hauntingly divine. From speakeasy magic shows, to a family friendly Día de Muertos Musical Adventure, and macabre cabaret style performances, everyone can enjoy spooky season in the Cultural District.

ZooBoo - Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium

Offer Details: Save Up to $10 When Buying Tickets in Advance

Prepare for spooky family fun as Zoo Boo returns to the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium October 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th! Venture down the Trick or Treat trail sponsored by AHN Pediatrics, visit treat spots throughout the Zoo, create creepy crafts, and be wowed with magic! Show off your spooktacular costumes in our Halloween parade and dance along to creepy classic Halloween tunes! ZooBoo at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium has something for kids of all ages!


Allegheny County Parks

Offer Details: Always Free Admission

Join us this October for a Family Movie Night featuring the original Hocus Pocus! The shows start at dusk (between 6:25 PM and 6:40 PM). Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy free movies in the parks!

  • Friday, October 20 – Hocus Pocus (1993) @ Round Hill Park Visitors Center
  • Saturday, October 21 – Hocus Pocus (1993) @ North Park Boathouse Lawn
  • Friday, October 27 - Hocus Pocus (1993) @ Hartwood Acres Mansion Lawn
  • Saturday, October 28 - Hocus Pocus (1993) @ Settlers Cabin Park Moccasin Shelter

Dead Man's Hollow - Allegheny Land Trust

Offer Details: Always Free Admission

Explore Dead Man's Hollow, a 450-acre green space open dawn to dusk daily that is rich in both history and mystery! Located along the Great Allegheny Passage, the Hollow is home to dense woodlands, an abundant wildflower population, and winding trails that lead hikers and bikers to vistas that tell of the land’s industrial and haunted past.

Gateway Clipper Fleet

Offer Details: $5 Off Per Ticket

The Gateway Clipper Fleet has been sailing the Three Rivers for 65 years and is locally owned and operated by third generation owner Terry Wirginis. Our crew is dedicated to providing local passengers and visitors from around the globe with a true Pittsburgh experience. There’s no better way to see this breathtaking city than aboard one of our riverboats!

Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tour

Offer Details: $2 Off Per Ticket

Haunted Pittsburgh - the curators of Pittsburgh's nightmares and the trustees of all things that go bump in the night. Join us for a spine-tingling, outdoor walking ghost tour of Downtown Pittsburgh where we will regale you with some of Pittsburgh's greatest ghost stories. For a tour schedule and to reserve tickets, visit

Haunted Pittsburgh also does special theater events, speaking events, and private group tours. Pittsburgh has a North Side and a South Side- Haunted Pittsburgh takes you to its dark side.

Necromancer Brewing

Offer Details: Buy One Four Pack, Get A Second 1/2 Off

Necromancer Brewing located on Babcock Boulevard opened in the summer of 2021. Helmed by Head Brewer Lauren Hughes, the brewery focuses on resurrecting dead historical beer styles giving them a new life, while also producing popular styles such as IPAs, Sours, Lagers, and British beers.

Plan Your Offbeat Pittsburgh Path

Follow our interactive map so you can build your itinerary of Offbeat Pittsburgh stops and get as many scares as you dare:

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