Halloween Weekend on the Philly Waterfront

October 29–31
Location: Delaware River Waterfront
Time: Times Vary

Have a spooktacular Halloween on the Philly Waterfront with our frightfully, fun lineup of activities for the entire family.


Voices and Visionaries
Friday, October 29, 2021, 6 pm
Voices and Visionaries, a new Philadelphia Sculptors exhibition at Philadelphia’s Cherry Street Pier, highlights the talents of a diverse group of exceptional artists having ties to Philadelphia. Join us for a public opening reception that will include artistic, musical, and dance performances by Eiko Fan and Taji Ra’oof Nahl from 6 pm to 9 pm on Friday, October 29. See the exhibition through January 28, 2022.

Halloween Hooplah at Cherry Street Pier
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Families can participate in a physically distanced Monster Mash Dance Party broadcasted on Pier’s jumbotron, a special craft, and pumpkin painting featuring pumpkins courtesy of Riverwards Produce. Tickets are $10. Reserve yours today!

PhilHarmonia presents “Fall Forward”
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 2 pm
Enjoy music filled with the joys of autumn, remembrance, as well as a few spooky treats. Cherry Street Pier is open 7-days-a-week, rain or shine.

PECO Multicultural Series’ Taste of the Philippines Virtual Event
Sunday, October 31, 2 pm.

Enjoy amazing Filipino food demos, Zumba, line dancing, music,  entertainment, Filipino martial arts, and a virtual Filipino Cocktail Party hosted by Kasama Rum. Order Filipino food from local restaurants and experience the Philippines from the comfort of home.

The Parlay: “Birdsong”
Friday, October 29, 5 pm
Next door at Race Street Pier
The Parlay is a seasonal series of music performances in public spaces during happy hour, co-curated by Curator of Spoken Word Yolanda Wisher and vocalist/musician/arranger V. Shayne Frederick.“Birdsong,” the first event in the series. Register for free today!

Washington Avenue Pier and Pier 68

Bike, stroll, and jog along the Delaware River Waterfront at Washington Avenue Pier and Pier 68 (the official fishing Pier) for even more beautiful views at some of the Waterfront’s most relaxing spaces.

Share your favorite Halloween weekend moments with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #MyPhillyWaterfront with a chance to be featured on our social channels.

Learn about our safety enhancements before your next visit.

Review our parking and directions information before your next visit.

Enjoy our concessions during your visit.

Delaware River Trail Construction: Construction for the exciting Delaware River Trail is happening along Columbus Boulevard. The project is making headway and will result in a stunning multi-use trail that will increase accessibility to the Waterfront. The trail is scheduled for completion in Fall 2021.