Halloween Parade, Haunted Hollow and Family Fun Fest
Haunted Hollow Hayride and Barn
The Haunted Hollow Hayride will travel the trail along the Schuylkill river in Jim Dietrich Park from 7 to 10PM on October 11, 12 & 13. 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. Be prepared for the fright of your life. Refreshments will be available for purchase. The Haunted Hayride will be $10/person, the Haunted Barn will be $10/person and $18 for both attractions. Other activities are available at various prices.
Haunted Hollow Family Fest
From 11AM to 4PM on Saturday, October 12th ONLY. We will offer various 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), Balloon artist Ray Bohner, plus the traditional hayride. All activities are administered with the help of the Leo Club, Girl Scout Troop #1927 and the members of the Golden Muhls Senior Group. Saturday afternoon is the only time that a traditional hayride will be offered over the weekend.
Temple Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 5th starting at 6PM (with a rain date of Sunday, October 6th starting at 4PM). Over 75 groups including the Buccaneer Alumni Band, 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.
If you'd like to participate, fill out the following application:
2019 Temple Halloween Parade Application
2019 Temple Halloween Parade Rules and Regulations
Muhlenberg Township's official trick or treating night is October 31, 6 to 9PM
- Carry a flashlight
- Walk, don't run
- Stay on Sidewalks
- Obey traffic signals
- Stay in familiar neighborhoods
- Don't cut across yards or driveways
- Wear a watch you can read in the dark
- Make sure costumes don't drag on the ground
- Shoes should fit (even if they don't go with your costume)
- Avoid wearing masks while walking from house to house
- Carry only flexible knives, swords or other props
- (If no sidewalk) walk on the left side of the road facing traffic
- Wear clothing with reflective markings or tape
- Approach only houses that are lit
- Stay away from and don't pet animals you don't know
- Make your child eat dinner before setting out
- Children should carry a cell phone. Ideally, young children of any age should be accompanied by an adult.
- If your children go on their own, be sure they wear a watch, preferably one that can be read in the dark.
- If you buy a costume, look for one made of flame-retardant material.
- Older children should know where to reach you and when to be home.
- You should know where they're going
- Although tampering is rare, tell children to bring the candy home to be inspected before consuming anything.
- Look at the wrapping carefully and toss out anything that looks suspect.
- Make sure your yard is clear of such things as ladders, hoses, dog leashes and flower pots that can trip the young ones.
- Pets get frightened on Halloween. Secure them to protect them from cars or inadvertently biting a trick-or-treater.
- Battery powered jack o'lantern candles are preferable to a real flame.
- If you do use candles, place the pumpkin well away from where trick-or-treaters will be walking or standing.
- Make sure paper or cloth yard decorations won't be blown into a flaming candle.
- Healthy food alternatives for trick-or-treaters include:
- Mini boxes of raisins
- Packaged fruit rolls
- Packages of low-fat crackers with cheese or peanut butter filling
- Single-serve boxes of cereal
- Single-serve packets of low-fat popcorn that can be microwaved later
- Non-food treats:
- Plastic Rings