Frighten Up Your Halloween in Happy Valley

There are a ton of spooky things to do for Halloween in Happy Valley. The only question is, are you brave enough to try them?


Haunted Miner’s Maze and Flashlight Tours at Penn’s Cave

10/28 & 10/29, 6-9 p.m.

Take a tour of Happy Valley’s historic cave by flashlight while hearing its ancient legends and spooky tales, or explore the dimly lit miner’s maze for an eerie (but still family-friendly) time!  


Halloween Train Ride

10/21, 6 & 8 p.m.

This hour-long evening train ride from Bellefonte features spooky characters and more Halloween fun—costumes are encouraged!  


Ghosts & Goblins Tour at Lincoln Caverns

10/21, 10/22, 10/28 & 10/29, 6-9:30 p.m.

Experience 90 minutes of terror in the haunted caverns, through the haunted trail in the woods, and on the haunted hayride. Each tour promises new surprises, so it’s sure to spook you whether you’ve been there before or not!  


Haunted Halloween Campfire

10/28, 6-9 p.m.

For a much more fun than creepy option, head to Seven Mountains Wine Cellars for its Halloween campfire. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and of course, a costume, to enjoy live music and delicious local food, wine, beer and spirits.  


Spook Haven Haunted House

10/21, 10/22, 10/28 & 10/29, 7-10 p.m.

This first-class haunted house in Mill Hall (40 minutes from State College) is an annual area favorite, as it promises a majorly creepy time with real scares.


Rocky Horror Show

10/27, 8 p.m.; 10/28, 7 & 11 p.m.; 10/29, 8 p.m.

There’s no better live production to see for Halloween than the outrageous Rocky Horror Show. Choose from four different show times to see the cult classic live at The State Theatre and have a weird, awesome time.

Must be 18+  


Seriously creepy:

Haunted Penn State Campus

When the 40,000 students go home for the night, Penn State is said to become a seriously haunted place. There is an abundance of claims about the campus’ paranormal activity, including screams from the basement and moving book carts in Pattee Library, the ghost of President Atherton in Schwab Auditorium, and the ghost of the president’s wife in the Old Botany building. Go looking for the paranormal at Penn State and you just might find it…


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