Just a bunch of ‘Hocus Pocus’ Events in Philly, This Fall!

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“Bubble, bubble, I’m in trouble.”

Fall, it’s the season when we all get together and celebrate what really matters; Hocus Pocus. The 1993 cult  film, that has become synonymous with Halloween. The Sanderson’s sisters has cast their spell on Philadelphia; with some great events to help you feel witchy this Fall! Here is a round up of some of these events to help you plan and organize your coven.

Movie Monday @ Trocadero October 2, 2018
Starting us off is Movie Monday at the Trocadero. This event is from 6:30-11:30p.m. Doors open at 6:30, film starts at 8, arrive before 7 pm and enjoy a FREE beer.  Arrive dressed as a character from the film and enjoy a FREE Beer. $3 gets you in and goes towards a snack or drink at the bar. There will be food and drinks specials during the event. Before the film play Jenga, Ouija, Rock-em-sock-em Robots, electronic Battleship, or any of our other board games, and after the film stick around for TRIVIA, PRIZES, and our weekly RAFFLE. This event is 21+

PFS 2nd Annual Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie October 4 & 5,2018
The Philadelphia Film Society is hosting their 2nd annual Hocus Pocus Quizzo at The Prince Theater. This event is from 7:30-10:30p.m. Tickets are $13 for non-members and $9 for members. This is also a 21+ event.  This event has beer, trivia, and a screening of the film! For the quizzo, you’ll want to gather up your crew and come up with a great name (it’s also required)! The trivia takes place before the film. During the film, the points are tallied up and the winner is announced when the credits roll. The first-place team and runners-up will win prizes and bragging rights!

Movie in the Woods October 19, 2018
Interactive Flicks is hosting a screening of Hocus Pocus in the woods. This event is for fans of all ages and takes place from 6:00-11: 00 p.m. Prices starting at $13.99 for Adults and Kids at $9.99! Please note that these prices will go up as tickets start to sell. Children 0-4 are free! Bring your blankets and chairs, come warm up by the fire pits and enjoy some delicious food and drinks while being immersed in your favorite Halloween film. There will also be fire pits, games, food trucks, costume contest, witches and concession stands.

Hocus Pocus: The Black Flame Quizzo October 22, 2018
Miss Kitty Fantastico Productions is hosting a Hocus Pocus Quizzo at Tattooed Mom from 7:00-10:00 p.m. This event you must RSVP for due to popularity. There will be two time slots to participate, 7:00 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. Tattooed Mom is a bar so you must be 21+ to attend. Your quizzo team can be up to 5 people per team. This event will have prizes, drink & food specials, Hilarity, and maybe even a black cat! Costumes are highly encouraged!

Halloween Movie Marathon: Hocus Pocus October 27, 2018
Last is the Hocus Pocus screening at The Schmidt’s Commons from 7:00-9:00 p.m. This event is free and is family friendly. They will be giving away free popcorn. You also have to bring your own chair or blanket.

You don’t have to wait 300 years for a virgin to light a candle to enjoy all the spectacular Hocus Pocus events going on in the city!

Yali Perez

Yali Perez

I'm your typical nerd; with a passion for writing. I got my start at Geekadelphia. I've written for Riot-Nerd and Citywide Stories. I've also been a guest host for Podcast; Historical Hotties. I hope to share my colorful view as a nerd, Latina, millennial and as a mother.
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