Last updated: 8/18/17 -- Check back on October 19th when this blog will be updated for 2017! Ready to get your haunt on? Check out our list of Halloween-themed events and attractions in the Pocono Mountains.We’ve broken down events by intensity to help you find the best fit for your family. See our list of festivities from the silly to the spooky, below.

Our picks for little monstersmature monstersbrave soulsolder creatures

For Little Monsters
Family-friendly festivities abound in autumn. The following events are appropriate for little ones.

The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival
Country Junction – World’s Largest General Store
Open daily through October 30, 2016
Times: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends
Cost: Activity wrist bands are $5 on weekdays and $10 on weekends; parking and admission are free
This family-friendly festival features hayrides, costumed characters, bounce houses and lots of children’s activities.

Kartrite's Kurse: A 'Not-So-Scary' Haunted House
Camelback Mountain
October 20-31, 2016
Times: Varied
Cost: $14.99/person
New this year! Kartrite’s Kurse is recommended for kids ages 6 to 16. Expect themed rooms with animatronic elements. Camelback’s Mountain Coaster and 1,000’ zip lines will operate after dark in conjunction with the haunted house.

Spooky Days on the Farm
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
: October 28-30, 2016
Times: 5-8 p.m. Friday; 1-8 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Cost: $8/adult; $5/child 3-12
Explore the stranger side of Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. Spooky Days promise family-focused fun during daylight hours and eerier activities after dark. Highlights include Halloween songs, horse-drawn wagon rides and not-so-spooky ghost stories.

For Mature Monsters
Slightly later, longer and spookier, these events are our picks for families with older kids.

Spooky Spectacular at Steamtown NHS
Steamtown National Historic Site
: October 29-30, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Cost: Varies by activity
Come dressed in your Halloween best for a weekend of fun at Steamtown. Daytime activities, including storytelling, film screenings, trick-or-treating and short train rides, are suitable for ages 6-15, though all are welcome. Evening events, beginning at 6:30 p.m., include a guided tour of the historic “Roundhouse of Terror.” Evening tours are not recommended for children under 16 years of age. See website for tickets and additional information.

Storytelling Dinner
The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park
October 29, 2016
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $65/person
All are welcome to enjoy an evening of pumpkin carving and storytelling at the Settlers Inn. There will be a prix fixe menu of seasonal foods and entertainment by Sandy Gabrielson and Bowin’ the Strings. Reservations are required.

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Haunted Mine Tours
No. 9 Mine & Museum
October 28-30, 2016
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $10/person
“The circus is back” at No. 9 Mine! For these creepy coal mine tours, children must be accompanied by an adult. All actors will be wearing identification. Candy for kids and refreshments will be available. Reservations and early arrival are recommended.

Hallowscream Nights
Pocono TreeVentures at Fernwood Resort
October 21-22 and 28-30, 2016
Times: 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Sundays; 7-11 p.m. Saturdays
Cost: Varies by activity
Hallowscream nights at Pocono TreeVentures include after-dark ropes course and zip line adventures, haunted hayrides, pumpkin painting and free scary movies.

Halloween Events in the Pocono Mountains

Haunted Trails of Screams!
Alvin’s Offroad Playground
: October 21-22, 28-29 and November 4-5, 2016
Time: 6-11 p.m.
Cost: Hayride: $7/person; ATV Tours: $25/driver, $15/passenger
Hop on a tractor-pulled hayride or explore 70 acres of haunted trails by ATV. A Halloween Spooktacular will take place October 29 from 5 to 11 p.m. Highlights include a costume contest, face painting, music, discounted tour prices and more fun for all ages. Donations requested for certain activities.

For Brave Souls
These haunts are not for the faint of heart.

The Hotel of Horror feat. Altered Nightmares
The Lake House Hotel
October 21-23; 28-31 and November 4-5, 2016
Times: Vary by day
Cost: Varies by experience
Prepare to be petrified! The Hotel of Horror is no ordinary haunted house. It’s three state-of-the-art, walk-through horror attractions in Saylorsburg’s abandoned Lake House Hotel: The Hotel of Horror Presents the Apocalypse; Altered Nightmares Presents the Carnival of Armageddon, and The Exhibition Macabre. Enter if you dare!

Haunted Events in the Pocono Mountains

The Waldorf Estate of Fear
Country Junction – World’s Largest General Store
October 21-23 and 28-29, 2016
Time: 7-11 p.m.
Cost: Varies by experience; cash only
“This isn’t kids’ stuff!” Four frightening attractions await at the Waldorf Estate of Fear: Infection, an interactive game of survival; the Zombie Escape Room, a new and spooky challenge; the Waldorf Hotel, a horrifying haunted house, and Terror in the Corn, a twisted take on a hayride.

For Older Creatures
Leave the little monsters at home. These Halloween happenings are for adults only.

Monsterball Bash
The Summit Lodge at Blue Mountain Resort
October 22, 2016
Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Cost: Free!
Go wild in a creative costume at Blue Mountain’s Monsterball Bash! This 21+ party promises prizes and giveaways, DJ entertainment, drink specials and more amusements for adults.

Hallowine Weekend
Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery
October 29-30, 2016
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Cost: Free!
It’s all treats, no tricks during Hallowine Weekend at Mountain View Vineyard. Adults are invited to dress up and hang out for wine, beer or spirit tastings. There will be Halloween treats, samples, and prizes for top costumes.

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Want more festive fun from the Pocono Mountains? Check out these Halloween special offers from Woodloch Resort and other Pocono Mountains properties.