Join us for our Annual Fall events, happening at Y of Delaware locations the last weekend in October! Events are free, safe, and open to non-members. Check out the list of October fall festivals in Delaware below for dates and activities by location.

Brandywine YMCA

Fall Family Festival & Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 27, 2023  |  6 – 8 p.m.


Bring your whole family for a fun-filled Fall Family Festival. Don’t forget to wear your favorite costume! Trunk or Treat in our front lot and vote for your favorite trunk! Join us inside for spooky fun in our Movement Studio where there will be a Moon Bounce, music, and crafts. Look for more fall fun in our South Pool!

Want to volunteer? Here are some opportunities:

  • Host A Trunk
  • Donate Candy
  • BOTH!

Volunteer Registration

Walnut Street YMCA


FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 27th, 2023
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Experience a Heart-Pounding Night at the Haunted Hospital! Join us for an unforgettable night filled with chills and thrills as you walk through the haunted halls of the hospital. This event is free admission, any attendees under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27th, 2023 |  7  – 9 p.m.

Join us in celebrating the spooky season and indulge in sweet treats at our annual Trunk or Treat event.

Western Family YMCA

Haunted House: October 27 & 28 | 6 – 8 p.m. ($5 Haunted House admission fee)

Fall Festival: October 28 | 4 – 8 p.m.

Bring your lil’ pumpkin to the Western Family Y for treats, costumes, and so much more!
Sign up to decorate your truck here!

Activities Include:

  • Trunk or Treat
  • Haunted House – $5 Haunted House admission fee. All other attractions are free and open to the community.
  • Food Trucks
  • Inflatables
  • Carnival Games
  • Costume Contest
  • Face Painting

Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA

2023 Family Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 28th

  • Fall Festival: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Trunk or Treat: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Registration Required – Register HERE!

Bear-Glasgow YMCA- Sponsored by AARP of Delaware

Free and Open to the Community

  • Carnival Games
  • Prizes
  • DJ/Music
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games
  • Inflatables
  • Food Trucks
  • Costume Contest

Middletown YMCA

Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 28th  |   11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come join the NEW Middletown Family YMCA as we kick off the Halloween season with unlimited fun for the whole family!

Dover YMCA

Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 27   |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Come join the Dover Y as we kick off spooky season with our Trunk or Treat! We’ll have a costume parade, face painting, crafts, popcorn, food, games, and so much more!

Register here!

Sussex Family Y

Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 27 | 5:30 – 7 p.m.
We are kicking off the Sea Witch Festival with Trunk or Treat Friday, October 27th! Open to the community. Don’t forger to wear your costume!

Sea Witch Festival Parade

Saturday, October 28 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
We invite you to join us in the Sea Witch Festival parade on Saturday, October 28th! We’ll line up at 9:30 a.m. at State St. & Lockwood Construction.
Sign up here!

The parade is from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Our theme is The Wonderful Wizard of the Y!

Candy donations are appreciated and can be dropped off at the front desk.

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Memorial Day 2024

YMCA of Delaware branches will be OPEN  7 - 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. All outdoor pools will be OPEN from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Click here for updated outdoor pool hours.


Summer Camp

🌞🎉 Register now for YMCA Summer Camp and join us for fun, friends, and safe, screen-free adventures! 🚀🏕️ Financial assistance is available. Now accepting Purchase of Care (POC) at Western and Bear locations! Learn More 🌟✨