HalloWheaton banner with cartoon cauldron with green bubbles and photos of kids in halloween costumes flowing out.

HALLOWHEATON is a FREE trick-or-treat event for families!
Sunday, October 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine.*

Find out why this event has quickly become a local family tradition! Trick-or-Treat in your Halloween costume and meet traditional costumed characters, such as the Mummy, Grymm Witches, the too-tall scarecrow and many others. Photo ops with the characters are welcomed!

Please Note: This event is rain or shine! Due to Sunday’s forecast, all treat stations, activities, and performances will be held indoors throughout the campus. Rain gear is encouraged as you walk from building to building!

PNC Grow Up Great – “Early Learning is All Around Me!”
Mobile Learning Adventure

The Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while they engage in fun activities with their children. A part of PNC Grow Up Great – a $500 million, multi-year initiative that began in 2004 to help children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life – the MLA includes interactive kiosks and the “When I Grow Up” station, where kids dress up as different professionals and have their picture superimposed on an appropriate background. In addition, parents can take home activity books and learning kits that demonstrate how to take everyday moments and turn them into learning opportunities.

This event is scare-free and family-friendly. Admission to HalloWheaton is FREE, part of the “WheatonArts Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!“ program. Includes access to the Museum of American Glass, Artist Studios, and Museum Stores.
HalloWheaton is also part of “Customer Appreciation Week.” WheatonArts Museum Stores say “Thank You!” to our customers between Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, November 3, 2019.
*In case of inclement weather trick-or-treating and shows will be moved inside the Event Center.

Glass artists Brian and John making pumpkins in the Glass Studio


If you could make a glass pumpkin, what would it look like? Winners of the challenge can watch the WheatonArts Glassblowers create their designs in the Glass Studio during HalloWheaton! The Challenge is open to children ages 5 to 17, and will be made available once the Fall season arrives. 
Selection date and notification of winners will be announced in the Fall. Winners and their families will be invited to the Glass Studio to watch their designs being made with hot glass during HalloWheaton at 3 p.m.! The event is free and open to the public.

2019 Design a Glass Pumpkin Challenge Winners:
Winners: Rocco Litito and Madison Stanfiel
Runner Up: Alexis Steffler