The Best Fall Events to Check Out in Montco This October

Bailey Dickerson
From hayrides to wine tastings, there's loads of exciting events and activities to do this October in Montgomery County. Image via VFTCB

From hayrides and corn mazes to foliage hikes and wine tastings, there’s loads of exciting things to do this October in Montgomery County. Here are some popular events and activities that are a must this fall.

Skippack Days Arts & Craft Show
October 2-4 | Skippack
Come out and support small business owners at this craft fair hosted by Skippack Village. Vendors will have handmade products to purchase.

Narberth Scavenger Hunt
October 2-9 | Narberth
This family-friendly hunt will have you searching around town for clues, patronizing businesses, biking and more. This will be a quaranteam, socially distant affair! Participants will be required to wear masks at all times while hunting downtown. Please register your household team no later than September 30th.

Ambler Restaurant Weekend
October 9-11 |Ambler
This is the final Ambler Restaurant Weekend of the year. Butler Avenue is closed to allow for more outdooring dining at your favorite eateries.  Restaurants will be offering your favorite restaurant week specials, and following all of the guidelines for social distancing.

Winetober Fest 2020
October 10 | Skippack
Enjoy a day of social-distance fun while sipping some of the area’s best wines. The event is also dog-friendly. Purchase tickets in advance.

Norristown Farm Park Bird Walk
October 13 | Norristown
Migration is in full swing. Bring binoculars on this hike to spot local birds. All ages; free.

Mini Pumpkin Container Workshop
October 13 and 15 | Skippack
Create a mini pumpkin planter at this new workshop. All materials will be supplied, including a plant, soil, moss and container. Both adults and kids are welcome. Workshop will take place outside due to COVID-19. Registration required. Cost is $18 plus tax.

Birds of the Schuylkill
October 17 | Pottstown
Join Take it Outdoors and John James Audubon Center for the next installment in their Birds of the Schuylkill Series. This trip will include a bike ride up the Schuylkill River Trail. After riding for approx. 4 miles, enjoy a box lunch and a birding presentation provided by Audubon Center Educators. All participants must be at least 12 years of age.

Colebrookdale Railroad: Autumn Splendor Fall Foliage Train Ride
Weekends in October | Boyertown
Enjoy seeing fall foliage by train! Enjoy locally-produced autumn snacks and ciders on board during the two-hour round trip. Buy tickets in advance.

Harvest Activities at Merrymead Farms
Weekends in October | Lansdale
Visit Merrymead Farm for fall activities such as pumpkin painting, corn maze, hayrides, barn animals and more!

Moonlight Corn Maze at Merrymead Farms
Thursday, Friday and Saturday in October | Lansdale
Explore the 5-acre corn maze at night!

ZooSnooze at the Elmwood Park Zoo
October 24 | Norristown
Discover what happens at the Zoo after the sun sets at ZooSnooze overnight campout! Enjoy a tour of the zoo, campfire and other activities. Register online.

Legoland Discovery Center Philadelphia
October 1-31 | Plymouth Meeting
Scout Appreciation Month
Take an adventure with your little scout to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia! Scouts in Uniform get free admission and friends and family get a 25% discount.

Be sure to check each event’s safety precautions and guidelines before attending.

Find more information here.

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