Morris Arboretum Celebrates Halloween by Night


New this year!  Morris Arboretum has more ways to celebrate Halloween beyond its month-long Scarecrow Walk. Visitors are invited to nighttime events that are safe, fun, and just a little spooky.  Ghostly Gathering at Morris ArBOOretum on Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31 from 5:00pm – 8pm and The Witching Hour on Sunday, November 1, 6pm-9pm.

Ghostly Gathering at Morris ArBOOretum invites visitors to come costumed and ready for fun at the Morris Arboretum’s first ever Halloween nighttime events. The Arboretum is giving out trick-or-treat bags to fill, reading scary stories, hosting fun games, and lighting up the Fairytale Scarecrows for nighttime viewing. Every activity will be appropriately distanced – and you’ll already be wearing a mask!

Advance tickets required. Register at: Member Adult: $15, Member Youth: $8 Non-Member Adult: $20, Non-Member Youth: $10

For more Halloween fun, join adult friends for The Witching Hour on Sunday, November 1, 6pm-9pm

Come costumed (or not) and enjoy the Morris Arboretum as it’s rarely seen – after dark at this Halloween event for adults. Sunday, November 1st from 6:00pm – 9:00pm Enjoy the garden’s eerie ambience with the scarecrows lit up for the night, tarot readings, Quizzo,  and pumpkin smashing! Beer and light snacks available for purchase.

Register at:   Member Adult: $15   Non-Member Adult: $20

Morris Arboretum is one of more than 30 Philadelphia gardens in America’s Garden Capital. This 92-acre horticultural display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape.  The Morris Arboretum offers educational programs for many audiences ranging from youth to professional, and is a leader in botanical and horticultural research.  The official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Morris Arboretum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and accredited by the American Association of Museums.  For more information, visit:

Jack and the Beanstalk

Fairy Tale Scarecrows on display

Now through Nov 1

Susan J. Crane

Director of Marketing

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

100 E. Northwestern Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19118

Mobile: 267-972-2948