There’s nothing like the thrill of a roller coaster to get your blood pumping. Knoebels Amusement Park offers this and other thrills and family fun just a short drive from Lancaster Pennsylvania. Discover all the fun and enjoy free admission when you visit Knoebels this fall.

Entertainment, Rides and Good Food

Over 50 rides, including kiddie rides and a carousel with brass rings, provide plenty of opportunity for your entire family to enjoy the day at Knoebels. Even better, there’s no admission fee. You can pay as you ride or buy an all-day ride pass for limitless fun.

In addition to rides, enjoy live shows, entertainment and demonstrations. Discover the history of the area’s mining industry, watch professionals carve wooden statues by hand and see a blacksmith fashion a variety of decorative pieces.

Mouth-watering pierogies, sizzling burgers and delectable funnel cakes are equally tempting. If you’d rather bring your own food, plenty of picnic space welcomes you to spread out before you hit the rides or when you’re ready for a dinner break.

Covered Bridge and Arts Festival

Over 350 vendors and live demonstrators will display their wares throughout Knoebels Amusement Park from Thursday, October 3 through Sunday, October 6. Stop by to browse the great selection of crafts, listen to live music and taste delicious food prepared by 35 vendors. You can even enjoy select rides and pet a few farm animals during your visit.

Additionally, buy tickets at for the covered bridge tour. Or participate in an auction on Saturday and the antique and classic cars show on Sunday. The Covered Bridge and Arts Festival is open from 10 AM to 6 PM on Thursday through Saturday and from 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday.

Hallo-Fun at Knoebels Amusement Park

Seasonal fun welcomes you to ride and play at Knoebels on weekends throughout October. Kids under 12 may dress in their favorite costume, and a variety of food will be available for purchase. Be prepared to have a spooky good time on Fridays from 6-10 PM and Saturdays from 2-10 PM starting October 12 and ending October 28. Call 1-800-487-4386 for more information as you plan the drive from Lancaster hotels to Hallo-Fun.

Knoebels Amusement Park is located at Route 487, Elysburg, Pennsylvania 17824. You don’t want to miss any of the events at Knoebels this year, and sign up for their newsletter so that you can mark your calendar and stay at Lancaster hotels before visiting the park on opening day in 2014!