Thursday, October 4, 2007

Halloween Events at Delaware State Parks!

No matter where you live, there is a spook-tacular event for you to attend this October at a Delaware State Park!

Brandywine Creek State Park’s
16th Annual Haunted Trail

Friday, October 19, 7 - 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 7 - 10 p.m.
New scenes, amazing scares and top notch creepiness will get your fright meter rising. Glowing jack-o’-lanterns, ghoulish characters, surprises, freaky scenes and mazes are some the new scares happening at Brandywine Creek State Park’s Haunted Trail. Come enjoy some good old-fashioned haunting. This program is recommended for ages 12 and older. No pre-registration is required and walk-ins are welcome. Program fee is $10 per person. Questions? Call 302-655-5740.

Haunted Hayrides
at Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 27
7 p.m., Families and children under 12
8 p.m., Adults and children 12 and older
Join us for our especially spooky Halloween hayrides! Don’t forget to wear your costume and bring your trick or treat bag! Our family-friendly hayride begins at 7 p.m. and our "Adult" hayride (for ages 12 and up) begins at 8 p.m. We’ll enjoy a campfire with s’mores following the hayride. Program fee is $8 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on October 26th by calling (302) 793-3046.

Boo at the Zoo!
at the Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 27 & Sunday, October 28: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate another Halloween at Brandywine Zoo's merry, not scary, event 'Boo at the Zoo 2007!' This event includes fun games, face painting, a "spooky" scavenger hunt, critters that creep, and special treats. Children and their grown-ups are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes! Activities are free with paid admission to the Zoo. For more information visit the zoo’s website at


Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 28 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Bring the kids, costumes are appreciated, to a bigger and better Fantasy Trail. See your favorite storybook characters and trick-or-treat for candy and toys. Entertainment under the tent each evening will include singing, juggling, bat programs, magic and more. $4.00 per person, adults and children.

Dark Dover with the First State Heritage Park

October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
7 p.m.
This October, darkness has free reign over the Dover Green. Witness first hand the chilling true stories of gruesome murders, whippings, and spirits that have left their sinister imprint on The Green. The program fee is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited, so please call 302-739-9194 for reservations. Tours will meet in front of the Delaware Visitor Center.

2nd ANNUAL Killens Pond Fall Festival

Saturday, October 20th
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy a day in the country filled with crafts, activities, petting zoos, straw mazes, hayrides, pumpkin patches, face painting, archery trailer, live performances, magic show, K9 demonstrations, inflatables, and lots of food. Cost is $2 per participant. Entrance fee in effect.

Mystery at the Mansion!

Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th
Doors open at 7:15pm, Program begins at 7:30pm
At the Judge Morris Estate
White Clay Creek State Park
A new and intriguing mystery filled with deceit and MURDER! Join us after your dinner plans for a fin and thrilling evening, coffee and dessert refreshments.
$18 per person, $35 per couple
Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900