Updated 4/6/2023

Once you cross the threshold into adulthood, Halloween is less about trick-or-treating for fun-sized candy bars and more about finding the best haunted hangouts and events. Every year, there’s a generous mix of Halloween events in Philadelphia, with options ranging from scary attractions to spirited nightlife. We’re rounding up our top picks for the best adult activities in Philly for Halloween 2019, so you and your friends can get into the spooky spirit:

Get Your Scare on at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride

The Bates Motel has been named one of America’s scariest haunts, earning a spot on the Travel Channel and drawing countless adrenaline-seekers every Halloween season. You and your crew can explore the infamous Bates Motel, where you’ll be pleasantly terrified by the professional actors and Hollywood-quality effects. Don’t miss out on catching a ride on the Haunted Hayride, or challenge each other to a run through the Revenge of the Scarecrows Haunted Corn Trail.

Try Your Hand at Paranormal Investigation at Fort Mifflin

Long rumored to be one of the region’s most haunted locales, Fort Mifflin is the perfect Halloween hangout for novice ghost hunters. In early October, amateur and experienced investigators are invited to tag along for an evening exploration of the historic site, while after-hours candlelit tours are offered through the month for anyone brave enough to sign up.

Join the Audience for a Performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a cult classic that’s part rock-and-roll, part monster-centric comedy, making for the perfect theatrical performance for the spooky season. From October 11th through the 27th, this quirky musical will be hosting shows at the Bucks County Playhouse, serving up the perfect light-hearted start to your Halloween festivities.

Dive into a Fully-Immersive Haunted Experience at Eastern State Penitentiary

Running from late September through early November, the Terror Behind the Walls event at Eastern State Penitentiary is unlike any haunted attraction you’ve ever visited. The abandoned prison is an eerie backdrop to the multiple spooky attractions staged throughout, featuring hundreds of performers, professional-level effects, and props you’ll have to see to believe. If you really want to crank up the scare factor, choose the interactive guest experience and try your best not to scream.

Close Out Halloween Night at Bucks Cabaret

Aim for a Halloween that’s not so much spooky as it is sexy with an evening out at Bucks Cabaret, a top-rated gentlemen’s club in Philadelphia. Instead of hanging at home and passing out candy to an endless stream of trick-or-treaters, put an adults-only spin on this year’s Halloween festivities. When you’ve checked off your list of Halloween events for 2019, wrap up the holiday fun at the city’s favorite adult entertainment playground. You’ll get to end the night in the company of Philly’s sultriest strippers, who will provide a far sweeter experience than the dollar-store taffy at the bottom of your candy bowl.

Include Bucks Cabaret in Your Plans for Halloween 2019

Make this Halloween one to remember with an all-night party at Bucks Cabaret, one of the best gentlemen’s clubs in Philadelphia. With the city’s sexiest adult entertainers, laidback atmosphere, and unparalleled service, Bucks is the place to be this Halloween. Our dancers will treat you to a night of sinfully sultry entertainment, which you’ll enjoy even more thanks to our great drink specials. Forget spending Halloween fighting the crowds at your neighborhood bar or nightclub; instead, make Bucks Cabaret your newest favorite haunt.

To start planning your upcoming Halloween in Philly, check out our latest specials and party packages today.

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