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A Community Tradition, the Temple Halloween Parade – Plus Haunted Hollow Events

Sep 14, 2018 • by Muhlenberg Township Parks & Recreation Department

The Muhlenberg Township Parks & Recreation Department is once again sponsoring the annual Temple Halloween Parade.  The parade is a tradition for the Temple Community.  This year’s parade will be held on Saturday, October 6th at 6PM with a rain date of Sunday October 7th at 4PM. 

The parade will follow Sharp Ave. down to Kutztown Rd., make a left and head north on Kutztown Rd. to Mt. Laurel Ave., make a left onto Mt. Laurel and disband at 7th Avenue. 

Come and enjoy the sounds of several local High School Bands, The Buccaneer Alumni Band, motorcycle groups, car groups, Fire truck from around Berks County, floats designed by local businesses and various community youth groups.  The parade should last about 1.5 hours. 

Some food vendors will be stationed along the parade route.  If you have any questions, please contact the Parks Office at 610-929-4727 or visit our website at  To keep up to date with all the parks department activities become out friend on Facebook at

Haunted Hollow Family Fun Fest and Haunted Hollow Hay Ride and Barn

Jim Dietrich Park, the home of Riverfest, is now hosting a Haunted Hollow events. 

On Saturday October 13 from 11AM to 4PM Muhlenberg Township is sponsoring a Fall Family Fun Fest.  This event is filled with family oriented activities including a traditional hayride, pumpkin painting, apple launcher, carnival type games, magic shows by Magic Rich, and more. Food vendors will be available throughout the day.  Come out and celebrate the fall season at Jim Dietrich Park.

During the evening hours from Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14 from 7 to 10PM each night Jim Dietrich park in transformed into a Haunted Hollow.

We caution visitors of the park in the dark, there will be some thrills and scares. The park will become haunted along the river with a Haunted Hay ride and the barn will be transformed into a lunatic asylum where you never know what or who will be inside! We caution you this event is not for the weak at heart! Enter at your own risk for plenty of fun.  Food will be available. Jim Dietrich Park is located at 4900 Stoudt’s Ferry Bridge Rd in Reading

19605. Call the Township Office at 610-929-4727 for more information or visit our website at or our Facebook page at

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