9. ZooBoo Drive-Thru at the Pittsburgh Zoo: Oct. 17, 18, 24 & 25

Trick-or-treat at the zoo is reimagined with a Halloween parade of cars filled with costumed little monsters. The $60 per car admission includes an audio tour and stops for candy and other treats throughout the zoo. Add to the family fun by decorating your vehicle in a festive “car-stume.” Purchase a timed ticket in advance.

10. Pittsburgh Monster Pumpkins Pop-up on the North Shore: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

The Monster Pumpkins Festival is renamed the Monster Pumpkins Pop-up this year, featuring those gigantic, overgrown pumpkins in a new way. Heinz Field’s Gold Parking Lot 1A will be lined with a drive-by display of pumpkins that are hand-carved into extraordinary works of art. The massive collection will glow at night for a magical Halloween experience.

Honorable mentions:

RADical Days

Pumpkin Palooza

Phipps Conservatory Garden Railroad

August Wilson Youth Writers Camp