Hurricane Sandy Update: Halloween Activities, Business Openings and Lodging

As Bucks County recovers from Hurricane Sandy, Visit Bucks County has compiled a list of Halloween activities, open restaurants and businesses and hotel availability as a resource to the community.

As Bucks County recovers from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy earlier this week, Visit Bucks County understands that many Bucks County schools and businesses are still closed today. Families may be looking for ways to get out of the house for a hot meal, activities for the kids or hotel availability for those displaced from their homes.

As of the writing and publishing of this article on October 31, 2012 at noon, the resources below include a listing of Halloween events and activities, open Bucks County businesses and hotel availability.

Halloween Events and Activities

  • Oxford Valley Mall is offering indoor trick or treating from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. throughout the mall starting in the JC Penny Upper Level Court today.
  • The County Theater in Doylestown is open today with a show at 1 p.m. today and a scary viewing of The Exorcist at 8 p.m. tonight.
  • The following townships will still host Halloween trick or treating tonight: Bensalem Township, Nockamixon Township, Doylestown Township, Langhorne Borough, Warwick Township
  • The following townships have postponed Halloween trick or treating: Middletown Township, Bristol Township, Northampton Township, Warminster Township, Tullytown Township, Lower Southampton Township, Penndel Township


Open Bucks County Businesses

  • The Pineville Tavern is open today and is welcoming the community to come in for dining, restrooms and basic needs. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and stop in tonight.
  • TMA Bucks is open and fully operational. All mass transit is operating on normal schedules across the county.
  • Dave & Buster’s Franklin Mills is open regular hours today (11:30 a.m. to midnight) and will be offering a Half-Price Wednesday special— half price gaming and bowling. Candy will be available for children who wish to trick or treat.


Hotel Availability

The following hotels and inns that were included in our previous post earlier this week do not currently have availability: Radisson Philadelphia Northeast (restaurants open), Crowne Plaza Bucks County (restaurants open), SpringHill Suites Langhorne and Comfort Inn Morrisville.


Bucks County Visitor Centers

As of the publishing of this article, all Bucks County Visitor Centers are closed (Bensalem, Peddler’s Village, New Hope). Please stay tuned to Visit Bucks County’s Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information regarding their reopenings.

Follow Visit Bucks County on Facebook and Twitter (use the hashtag #BucksSandy) for up-to-date information about Hurricane Sandy and Bucks County openings and closings. Please feel free to share your business updates in the comment section below.

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