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Your 2021 Erie Guide to Fall and Halloween Fun

Erie's favorite fall attractions, all your 2021 Trunk or Treats, and MUCH MORE!

By Kara Murphy September 7, 2021

It's time for fall family fun in Erie and we can hardly wait! We are lucky to have so many fall attractions and events in Erie where families have been making fall memories for years. From picking apples to leaf-peeping to Halloween fun ... Macaroni KID Erie has all the details for you and your family to make the most of autumn in Erie. We will continue to update our Macaroni KID Erie Fall Fun Guide with events as they are posted, so check back often!

Last updated Sept. 23, 2021


Please note: We are working hard on a Macaroni KID Erie Halloween Guide! If you have a family-friendly Halloween event, such as a trunk or treat, that you'd like to submit you can do so here. We are also looking for a sponsor for our Halloween guide, one of our most popular of the year! If you'd like to sponsor the guide, please contact me at karam@macaronikid.com. Thanks for supporting Macaorni KID Erie, the largest free local resource for parents.




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Erie Fall Attractions Open All Season Long:

🎃 Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm Corn Maze, Petting Zoo and Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patch

Open now daily through Nov. 7

🎃 Hurry Hill Maple Farm and Museum Open

Open Sundays in September, October and November.

🎃 Mason Farms Pumpkintown

Daily beginning Sept. 17.

🎃 Port Farms Harvest Fest

Sept. 18-Oct. 31. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays (except Monday, Oct. 11.)

🎃 Haunted Mini Golf at Adventures Erie at Lake (Un)Pleasant

Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 31

🎃 Sparrow Pond Campground's Spooky Hayrides

Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 24 through Oct. 30

🎃 Sissons' Pumpkin Patch

Open Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 25 through Oct. 31. Also open Monday, Oct. 11.

🎃 Eeriebyss Factory of Terror

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1-31. 

🎃 Erie ZooBoo

Wednesdays through Sundays, Oct. 13-30. 



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Erie's Fall and Halloween Events

September 2021 Events

Sept. 18-19

Sept. 23

Sept. 24-26

Sept. 25, Oct. 9 and Oct. 23


October 2021 Events

Oct. 1-3

Oct. 2

Oct. 3

Oct. 7-9

Oct. 8 & 9

Oct.9 & 10 and Oct. 16 & 17

Oct. 10

Oct. 15 & 16

Oct. 19

Oct. 20

Oct. 20 & 22

Oct. 23

Oct. 24

Downtown Erie Fall Fest 

Oct. 25

Oct. 27

Oct. 27-30

Oct. 30 

Oct. 31

We always recommend confirming details before heading out to an event, especially given COVID.

Do you know of a 2021 family-friendly fall event, fair, festival or other attraction in Erie that isn't listed here? Please submit your event here and we will add it to our Macaroni KID Erie Fall Fun Guide!



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Pick Your Own Apple Farms in Erie

Erie County is home to more than 1,000 farms and 150,000 acres of farmland. We city folks are lucky so many of them open up their farms for the rest of us to enjoy, from strawberry season through apple season! 

Click here to see all the details of pick your own apple farms in Erie County.



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Leaf Peeping in the Erie Region

Are you looking for the best spots for fall foliage in Erie County? We are lucky in the Erie area to have so many great spots for leaf-peeping! We love hiking, visiting parks and short road trips, so included all of those in our list of where to see fall leaves in northwestern Pennsylvania and beyond.

Click here to see my family's 7 favorite spots for leaf-peeping in the Erie region and the tri-state area.