Phantom Fall Fest and More Things to Do in Pittsburgh

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Who’s ready for spooky season?! We know we are…keep scrolling for all the best things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend and some spooky events! 

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Kennywood Park

Kennywood Park is the ghostess with the mostest! They’re not really ghosts but they are bringing back their annual autumn celebrations. The new and improved Phantom Fall Fest is fun for all ages. Come early for family-friendly celebrations and stay late for their iconic haunted houses and scare zones. Plus, all of your favorite rollercoasters will be in operation!

Event Details
🗓 Fridays | 6:00pm–11:00pm
🗓 Saturdays | 12:00pm–11:00pm
🗓 Sundays | 12:00pm–11:00pm
📍Kennywood Park
🎟 $20.00

Kick off the Fall Season with Coughlin’s Law! Doors open at 4pm – $4 for ALL Pumpkin Beers on Tap + $15 Flights all day! 

What better way to celebrate fall than delicious pumpkin beer?!

Event Details
🗓 Oct 1 | 4:00pm
📍Coughlin’s Law
🎟 FREE Admission | $4 Pumpkin Beers

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The Haunted Mine

The Haunted Mine is back! Tour-Ed Mine offers the most unique haunted house attractions in Pittsburgh designed to scare the living daylights out of you…

The shaft has been reopened by those who are desperately searching for their missing tormented family and friends who they believe still roam the deep shafts of The Haunted Mine…enter if you dare.

Event Details
🗓 Fridays + Saturdays in October | 7:00pm–10:00pm
📍748 Bull Creek Rd, Tarentum PA
🎟 $20.00

The Pittsburgh Hard Cider & Doughnut fest is making its big return to Southside! Featuring 6 bars, unique hard cider and seltzer creations, as well as 1,000 free doughnuts treats! This hybrid bar hop and fall fest is the place to be. Trust us, you will have FOMO if you don’t go, tap the link for all of the in-cider info!

Event Details
🗓 Oct 2 | 2:00pm–8:00pm
📍Carson City Saloon
🎟 $22.99

She hovers in a no-man’s land between life and death, sleeping and waking…for she is the haunted house. Come visit The Shadows Haunted Attraction this October for some scary fun.

Come for the scares and screams….after all its just a walk in the woods. The Shadows is a haunted trail through 4 acres of woods and various scenes and buildings off route 28 in Tarentum next to the Tour ed Mine!

Event Details
🗓 Friday’s + Saturday’s in October | 7:00pm-11:00pm
📍748 Bull Creek Rd
🎟 $13.00

Local Business Spotlight

One of our favorite things about fall is the FALL MENUS! Quantum Spirits has all your fall flavors using locally sourced ingredients & we gotta fill you in!

Everything from Buffalo Chicken Sliders, to decadent berry French Toast, to creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip and Butternut Squash Flatbread…Oh & let’s not forget the boozy cocktails! Did you know @quantum_spirits designs all their own equipment w/ their in house engineers & chemists?! (That makes for some pretty neat cocktails!😉)

🗓 Wednesday–Thursday | 5:00pm–9:00pm
🗓 Friday | 5:00pm–10:00pm
🗓 Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
🗓 Sunday | 11:00am–3:00pm
📍Quantum Spirits

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Liz McElhaney

Liz McElhaney

Liz is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Pittsburgh City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Pittsburgh area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinPittsburgh on Instagram and Facebook.