Long Island Halloween Happenings!
Long Island has some really spooktackular happenings this Halloween season, don't miss out on the fun!
Animated Story: Otto’s Special Pumpkin Westbury a new story every year with hay rides, petting zoo, and sweet treats this is a must see!
September 15-October 28
Restless Souls Haunted House Complex
Huntington Station, NY
Starts October 12
Fink's Country Farm Fall Festival
Wading River, NY
starts Oct. 6th
Bayville Scream Park!
During the day a fun trick or treaty place for the kids, but at night the real ghouls come out ot play!
Chamber of Horrors Ny
Darkside Haunted House!
Wading river Ny
Deer Park Ny
Fall Festival and Costume Parade
Long Beach, NY
october 13th and 14th
Jack-o-lanterns light the night sky at Old Westbury Gardens.
Rise of The Jack O' Lanterns ] Old Westbury
Old Westbury Gardens
October 5-October 29
A Gold Coast Mansion is covered in pumpkins for this yearly event. Make sure to buy our tickets in advance because they do sell out!
A Kooky Spooky Halloween Port Jefferson
A lovely little play geared towards the little ones, but fun for all ages!
Saturdays in October; Sunday, October 21, with a sensory-sensitive performance October 14
Milleridge Halloween Village
October 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
In their second year the Halloween Village at the Milleridge Inn features a haunted house, tarot readers, rides, face painting, a pumpkin patch, magic shows, fire eaters and more. There is a not so scary graveyard and of course the lovely restaurant if you want to nosh! Remember to get their cinnamon bread from the bakery- its to die for!
Some attractions have a per-person fee. FREE
Halloween and Psychic Fair — Huntington
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington not-so-scary haunted house, animals from Sweetbriar Nature Center, storytelling, a glow-in-the-dark dance party, face painting, and more. psychic readings from medium Joe Gianquinto, the LI Paranormal Investigators, and a Halloween trivia challenge.
Spooky Fest — Rockville Centre
October 13, 19-21, 26-28
Center for Science, Teaching & Learning
Family-friendly but a bit scary (there is a less scary option for little ones), you’ll walk through 16 acres of Tanglewood Preserve, where special effects, spooky lighting, and dressed-up characters set the Halloween mood. It also features an arts and crafts area, live animal exhibit, face painting, and more.
The Great Pumpkin Glow — Merrick
October 20 (rain date October 21)
Children can come in costume to see more than 100 carved pumpkins displayed throughout the school grounds. All proceeds benefit the Merrick Community Nursery School.
Halloween Family Day with Michael the Magician
Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
Kids can come in costume to this family-friendly magic show, which includes face painting, prizes for the best costume, and guided tours.
Trick-or-Treat at Stew Leonard’s
Children can trick-or-treat throughout the store at both Long Island locations. Pick up a map at the customer service station, and don’t forget costumes.
Halloween Boat Burning
Long Island Maritime Museum
Long Island Maritime Museum’s annual Halloween boat burning. Each year, someone donates an old boat to the museum, which is burned in the harbor. Enjoy entertainment, light refreshments, and a raffle drawing. This year I will make it to this one!
This East End festival has it all, including trick-or-treating on Main Street, costume parade, a jack o’lantern walk, pumpkin carving, and even coffin races.
Enchanted Forest Trail This is a great one!
October 27-28, November 3
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Children are welcome to come dressed in costumes and meander with a guide through the refuge trails, where they'll meet costumed characters along the way. Before the hike, kids can enjoy games and other activities.
Long Island Children's Museum
Enjoy an evening of spooky events, including a costume party, face painting, crafting, and trick-or-treating. Advance tickets are recommended.
Halloween in the Plaza
Ttrick-or-treating around the plaza all day. At 11am, enjoy a costume parade followed by a hula hoop dance party. There's live music by Studio Noir, plus a farmers' market, local art vendors, and an art station for kids.
It's jack-o-lantern season: Set them adrift at Belmont Lake State Park.
The Great Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Sail
Belmont Lake State Park
The first 50 carved pumpkins contributed by visitors set sail atop flotation devices on Belmont Lake. Children can make crafts, play games, visit the "Spooky Den," check out the petting zoo, and stop at trick-or-treat stations.
Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks
Long Island Aquarium
Kids get 50 percent off admission with a paying adult Children gather sweets and treats throughout the aquarium. There’s also a penguin costume parade, author reading and book signing, crafts, and more.
Halloween Family Fun Fest Rockville Centre
This annual event features Halloween fun for the whole family. Enjoy costume contests, pumpkin picking and decorating, a haunted house, mask making, and more.
Hempstead House Haunt: Vampyres’ Lair
Sands Point, NY
Halloween Family Fun Day at Long Island Museum Stony Brook
Little ones can come in costume to enjoy trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting, animals, music, arts and crafts, and a live performance of Steve Petra’s Tricky Treat by Petra Puppets.
Halloween Hayride Northport
Families can hop aboard the hayride tractor from noon to 4pm for a festive ride around Northport’s downtown. Kids will also enjoy a petting zoo and pumpkin patch.
Harvest Festival Port Jefferson
Enjoy a haunted building walking tour, marshmellow roast, pet parade and fun faire