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Autumn Harvest: 8 accessories and activities for this season

A little bit sweet, a little bit spooky. We've compiled a list of eight family-friendly haunted activities and the accessories to match to keep you stylish and cozy for every kind of outing.

Autumn Harvest: 8 accessories and activities for this season

A little bit sweet, a little bit spooky. We've compiled a list of eight family-friendly haunted activities and the accessories to match to keep you stylish and cozy for every kind of outing.

Fall for Foliage Bracelet

Just in time for leaf-peeping, let everyone know which season is your favorite with this rustic-inspired bracelet. Available at Modcloth.

Shady Brook Farm

Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hilly Road
Yardley, PA 19067
215-968-1670

Shady Brook Farms offers a farm market, U-Pick crops, deli, and garden center. Their Pumpkinfest is open daily this year from September 29th through October 31st. Apples and Pumpkins are sold by the pound and the $12 general admission includes wagon rides, a corn maze, and a dozen more activities. Half price admission is offered on 9/15, 16, 22, and 23. Stay into the evening for Horrorfest, Shady Brook Farm's offering of four spooky attractions. The Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, 3-D Alien Encounter, and Carnage are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights during October. Find them on Facebook here!

 

Sparkle & Fade Printed Pleated Maxi Skirt

This breezy chiffon maxi skirt is the perfect length and color for fall. Whether you are sitting on a picnic blanket or taking a spin on a hayride, this number will keep you covered. Available at Urban Outfitters.

Field of Screams

Field of Screams
191 College Avenue
Mountville, PA 17554

The Field of Screams is open this fall from September 14th through November 4 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Plus, they will be open on Halloween. Activities include the Haunted Hayride, Den of Darkness, and Frightmare Asylum. A $5 off coupon is available through email by signing up for the mailing list.

 

OBEY Standard Issue Windbreaker


Even in the dark, you won't have any trouble holding on to your best man friend in this brightly colored water-resistant windbreaker. Plus, he'll stay dry even if you start crying on his shoulder after the evil clown carnival tunnel. Available at Arcadia Boutique.

Pennhurst Asylum

Pennhurst Asylum
Church Street and Bridge Road
Spring City, PA 19475

Pennhurst Asylum is open for haunts from September 21 through November 4. Hours and availability vary. Activities include the Dungeon of Lost Souls, The Tunnel Terror, and the Ghost Hunt. A $5 off coupon is available for on-site purchases here.

 

Staring at Stars Long-Sleeved Slit Sleeve Top

For those in-between weather days, let this top take you through the temperature transitions. Just don't let the zombies with chainsaws find your exposed arms. No sweat! Available at Urban Outfitters.

The Valley of Fear

Valley of Fear
301 West Bristol Road
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053

The Valley of Fear is open this year from September 28th through November 3rd on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Attractions include the Haunted Hayride, Scary Tales, and the Zombie Escape Maze. Giveaways, live bands, magicians, and more will also be featured nightly. Coupon specials and family packs are available here.

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Ben Sherman Cardigan Shawl

Stay cozy while waiting in line at Linvilla for caramel-covered apples and apple cider or at the Bates Motel for a night of screams. Available at Kembrel. 

The Bates Motel

Bates Motel at Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Road (Rt. 352)
Glen Mills, PA 19342

Rated as one of the Scariest Haunted Houses and Attractions in America by America Haunts, The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride is sure to be a scream for adults and children ages 8+. The Bates Motel is open this year from September 28 through November 4th. Hours and availability vary. Activities include the Haunted Hayride, Bates Motel, and the Haunted Corn Maze. A $5 off coupon is available for web ticket purchases here. Don't forget to like them on Facebook!

 

Diamond Lace Sweater


The delicate geometric pattern and light color of this cropped hi-low 100% merino wool sweater by Micaela Greg may not be ideal for hayrides, but is a cute layering option for stopping by Styer's or Linvilla for produce picking and stocking up for a picnic. Available at Arcadia Boutique.

Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Road
Media, PA 19063
610-876-7116

Linvilla Orchards offers six types of hayrides, Pick Your Own crops, and an extensive Farm Market including a bakery and garden store. Festivals and other special events available all year round. This year, the Pumpkinland Harvest Festival is from September 8 through November 4. Don't forget to like them on Facebook!

 

Gold and Yellow Beaded Necklace

Keep up with one of fall's biggest trends with this bib necklace that is the perfect color for the season. Now if only our butternut squash and sweet corn could look so delightful, life would be perfect. Available at Piper Boutique.

Styer's Orchards and Market

Styer's Orchards and Market
121 Woodbourne Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
215-757-7646

Make sure to stop by Styer's Market for fall-themed gifts and fresh produce for all of your picnic needs. The deli is sure to be a home run with a variety of sandwiches and party tray offerings. Plus, the bakery features nearly 20 varieties of pie and not a single one looks less-than-perfect. Uh oh. Find them on Facebook here!

 

Lamar Boot in Dark Purple

The yellow and gold necklace from Piper paired with these richly-colored boots from by Belle Sigerson Morrison are a match made in heaven. Kick it up a knotch with a taupe maxi dress, printed skinny belt, and straw sun hat for your trip to the pumpkin patch or facepainting with the kids. Available at Knit Wit.

Corn Cob Acres

Corn Cob Acres Field of Fun
191 College Avenue
Mountville, PA 17554
(located at the Field of Screams)

Activities include a Pumpkin Playhouse, face painting, pedal karts, and a U-Pick Pumpkin Patch. Unlimited, all day play is included with admission. Birthday packages and group rates are also available. Find them on Facebook here!

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