Programs & Events

The Township and the Parks Department is more than park rentals and pavilions! The department has a host of exciting and unique programs that will appeal to all ages of our residents. We encourage you to participate and discover the benefits of an active mind and body.

  1. Special Township Events
  2. Parks & Recreation Programs
  3. Arts Board
  4. Bus Trips​​
  5. Golden Muhls Senior Group
  6. Youth Special Events


Temple Halloween Parade - October 2 
(Rain date October 3rd at 4PM)

Halloween is on and the Temple Halloween Parade is back. This year the parade is scheduled for Saturday, October 2nd starting at 6PM (with a rain date of Sunday, October 3rd starting at 4PM). Over 60 groups including Local Businesses, High School Bands, car groups, Fire Companies, business floats, small and large costumed groups, and youth groups participate each year. The parade begins at the Muhlenberg Elementary Center and travels north up Kutztown Rd. and turns left onto Mt. Laurel Rd. We are always looking for new groups to participate. Download your application and return it today!

2021 Halloween Parade Application

2021 Participants Rules and Regulations

Haunted Hollow Hayride and Barn - October 8-10 

Get ready for the thrill of a scary hayride along the Schuylkill River in Jim Dietrich Park from 7 to 10PM on October 8, 9 & 10. Be careful though… you don’t know who’s hiding behind the trees or in the fields!

The Haunted Barn will take you on a scary adventure through various passage ways of the barn. You don’t know what or who will pop out to scare you to your core. Be prepared for a fright.

Refreshments will be available for purchase from several food vendors. The Haunted Hayride will be $10/person, the Haunted Barn will be $10/person and $18 for both attractions.

Haunted Hollow Family Fest - October 9
From 11AM to 3PM on Saturday, October 9th ONLY, we will offer a variety of family-oriented fall activities with the help of several community groups. Activities will include pumpkin painting by the Woman’s Club of Muhlenberg, apple launching, carnival games, scarecrow stuffing, a sheet maze (weather permitting), magic show by Rich Gerber, plus the traditional hayride.

All activities are administered with the help of the Leo Club, Girl Scout Troop and community seniors. Saturday afternoon is the only time that a traditional hayride will be offered over the weekend.