Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Well, York County has just the thing to creep you out this year.
Celebrate the 68th Annual York Halloween Parade, presented by York Traditions Bank and Eventive, from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, October 29. This year's theme is "Graveyard Party," so be on the lookout for the walking dead on decorated floats. If you're lucky you might get candy instead of brains. Visit the family fun zone featuring inflatables, games, activities and music! Most importantly, don't forget to wear your costume!
For more petrifying parade fun, head to Hanover for its 76th annual Halloween parade on October 26. Ghosts and goblins (don't worry, there are family-friendly floats and quite a few marching bands, too) have been taking over the town streets every October, making this one of the top fall events. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m.
Codorus State Park is hosting Halloween in the Park on October 20 and 21. Trick or treaters can scavenge the decorated campground for candy or take a 1.5-mile hayride through a park that takes on an eerie dimension after the sun sets. As long as you're not a vampire, come out for some daytime fun during the new Halloween in the Park 5K Run the morning of October 21. Registration is $30 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Every racer gets a long sleeve shirt and snacks. The race is followed by a Halloween pet parade with prizes and treats!
This 19th-century brewery and museum complex is home to some of the most exciting Halloween attractions. At the top of the list? Ghosts. Featured on ghost hunters, it is confirmed that Bube's is full of paranormal activity. Go on a ghost tour at Bube's and find out if you are a true believer the first and third Friday of every month. That's just the start of the freaky fun. Bube's will run special Halloween events all October, including special feasts, themed murder mystery meals and its Halloween Party on October 27. The owner even takes part and dresses as Count Dracula.
Explore a haunted city during the Spooky York Dark Downtown History Tour
This 90-minute tour walks you through Downtown York, where you'll learn about a famous murder trial from the 20th century and the spirits that inhabit the city. You meet even meet a few ghosts yourself! But the scariest thing is how quickly tickets to these popular tours sell out. Move fast!
At "Connecting with your Loved Ones" Debbie chooses random audience members and gives them messages from those who have passed. Her mission is to help her audiences know that our loved ones are always with us, and there is an afterlife. She will be presenting at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center on October 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
Dress the kids up in their costumes and take them for a trick-or-treating event they won't forget at Turkey Hill Experience. With 13 total stops to pick up candy, your little monsters will fill their candy bags quickly. Plus, they can always make their own ice cream, too!
For more Halloween fun and to find more fun events in York County, check out the full calendar here.