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People ride on the wagons to the pumpkin patch at Country Barn in Manor Township on Sunday, October 14, 2018.

Halloween is right around the corner.

For those looking to celebrate a little early, here are six free, family friendly Halloween events happening in Lancaster County this weekend. 


Friday, Oct. 25:

- Haunted Museum: Elizabethtown College students are hosting a night of haunted museum tours for ages 10 through adult.


Saturday, Oct. 26:

- Millersville Community-University Parade: 23rd annual parade includes more than 2,000 participants, including 23 bands, 140 vehicles, live animals, large inflatable characters, floats and more, along a 2-mile route. This year’s theme: A Halloween Monster Mash, with a costume contest for all age groups.

  • Address: Penn Manor High School, 100 E. Cottage Avenue, Millersville
  • Time: 9 a.m.
  • More information.

- Community Day Car Show & Trunk or Treat: Grace Church Lancaster is hosting a day full of events, games, food and cars. Pre-registration is required to show off your car; here is the link.

- That Howl-o-ween Party: That Fish Place - That Pet Place is hosting a party for pets Saturday. The event will feature photos, pet-friendly games, trick-or-treating, vendors and more.


Sunday, Oct. 27:

- Trunk or Treat Family Fun Night: One City Church is hosting a day of food, face painting and community togetherness. 

- Kids' Pumpkin Pickin' Days: Oregon Dairy is hosting a kid-centric day of pumpkin picking and tractor rides. There are free tractor and wagon rides and free pumpkin painting and decorating. Pumpkins cost from $3 to $16.