Halloween Fun In and Around Town

Four Young Friends And A Woman At Halloween Eating Treats And SmSmithtown HS East Spooky Halls
October 24, 2014 – 3:30 pm – 6:30 PM
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Admission: Please bring 3 nonperishable food items (i.e.: corn, peas, gravy, corn muffin mix, stuffing, cranberries, cake mix, or canned fruit) for our community turkey drive. Please check expiration date)

Smithtown High School West Haunted Hallways
October 24, 2014 – 3pm – 7:00 PM
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The HS West Leadership class is hosting Haunted Halloween Hallways once again this year on Friday, October 24, 2014, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please bring a non-perishable food item  to enter the spooky hallways at HS West. HS West Leadership students prepping gift bags for their Haunted Halloween Hallways guests.  

Borella’s Fall Harvest Festival
Every Saturday & Sunday in October and Monday October 13, 11AM – 5PM
Save the dates and join the many hundreds of happy Pumpkin pickers here at Borella’s Farm Stand for a day of music, food, bouncie houses, corn maze, roasted corn, face painting, hay rides and of course pumpkin picking.

Free Scarecrow Trail
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Jericho Turnpike, Rte. 25 West, Smithtown, NY, 11787
Wednesday, October 1st-Friday, October 17th – 9:00 AM-4:00 PMHead to the preserve to pick up free scarecrow frames at the park then decorate and return them. They will then be placed all along the trails. Please register ahead of time from October 1st-5th between 8 AM-4 PM. Scarecrows must be returned fully costumed by October 17th.

Nesaquake Middle School
Grade 6 Halloween Social 3 – 5PM
October 24, 2014

Fall Festival at Deepwells
Route 25A and Moriches Road, St. James, NY 11780
Saturday, October 11th & Sunday, October 12th – 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Enjoy a fun-filled weekend at Deepwells Farm! Festival will feature a pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, jay jump, pony rides, a petting zoo, craft vendors, entertainment, games and more! Rain date is October 13th.

Dylan’s Harvest of Hope Fall Festival
A FUNDRAISER FOR DYLAN BEACH & FAMILY Please join us Sunday, October 26, 2014 11am to 3pm
275 Moriches Road, St. James 11780

For more information or to volunteer to be a part of this memorable event please call 631-862-8000.If you wish to make a donation checks are to be made payable to Dylan Beach
Dylan Beach is an active 8 year old that just started 3rd grade at St. James Elementary. Dylan s long, complicated medical path began when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor when he was 2 and a half. On this path, Dylan and his family have faced multiple surgeries, a stem cell transplant, and the heartbreak of recurrences, despite the best of care. Earlier this year Dylan was in Massachusetts for
proton radiation therapy; he is doing well and enjoyed an active summer with family and friends.Tickets for food, games, petting zoo and more will be affordably priced!
Come out and support this worthy cause and Enjoy a fun afternoon for the entire family!

Monster Mash Children s Halloween Festival
Hoyt Farm, 200 New Highway, Commack, NY 11725
Saturday, October 18th & Sunday, October 19thFestival is for children around the ages of 3-10 years old and will feature family fun that will everyone will enjoy! Go pumpkin picking, take hayrides, get your face painted, enjoy crafts, games and more!

Chamber of Horrors
1745 Express Drive North, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Open every Friday & Saturday in October including Saturday,November 1 and October 5, 12, 19, 26, 29, 30
Friday & Saturday hours are 7-11PM and Sunday hours are 7-10PM Feel chills go down your spine and keep your eyes open as you walk through the haunted house of evil featuring a dark collection of mazes and rooms. Where will your imagination take you? The haunt is open every weekend in October and the first weekend of November. See website for specific times.

NYZ Apocalypse
450 Commack Road, Deer Park, NY 11729
Open for Halloween season from 9/27/2014 – 11/2/2014
Thursdays, 6-10PM, Fridays, 7-12AM, Saturdays, 4-12AM,Sundays, 4-10PMNYZ Apocalypse is an interactive zombie survival experience unlike anything you ve ever seen before. If you think you have what it takes to survive the zombie outbreak in the Apollo Prison System then get your trigger finger ready and grab the nearest laser gun! This haunt is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights; see event website for specific times.

41 Homer Avenue, Deer Park, NY 11729
Open all Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in October plus Saturday November 1st
Fridays, 7-12AM, Saturdays, 7-12AM, Sundays, 7-10PM -Special hours Sunday, October 12, 7-12AM
You’ll enjoy 7,000 square feet of horrifying fun at this volunteer run haunted house with proceeds that go to benefit the Deer Park Community Center. Flesh hungry zombies and crazy clowns will be ready to scare you out of your wits as you make your way through this haunt.

Halloween Hayride
Northport Village Park, Main Street, Northport, NY 11731
Sunday, October 26th – 1:00-4:00 PMEnjoy live music, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, refreshments and a costume contest! Event will take place at the Harbor.

Halloween Spooky Hayrides
Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Road, Setauket, NY 11733
Friday, October 31st – 5:00-8:00 PMHead to Benner s Farm in your costume and enjoy some Halloween treats and take a spooky hayride through the farm’s grounds! Earlier rides are suggested for youngerkids as it gets scarier as it becomes darker out, for ages 2 and up, rides leave every 20 minutes.

Trick or Treat at the Museum
Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
Friday, October 31st – 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Take a trip down to the museum to trick or treat in your Halloween costume! Receive a treat along the way and take part in a fun hands-on activity. Children dressed in costume will get in free along with their family!

Elwood Pumpkin Farm
1500 East jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY 11743
You don t have to go all the way out East to enjoy pumpkin picking right off the vine! Elwood is Long Island s westernmost pumpkin patch and well renowned for their fresh pumpkins. The 2014 season will begin Saturday, September 20th and their hours are 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day.

Elwood Pumpkin Farm Corn Mazes
1500 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY 11743
Open Monday – Friday 3 PM – 7 PM and Saturdays & Sundays 10AM – 7 PM, Call for pricesElwood Pumpkin Farm offers a kid-friendly corn maze for visitors to enjoy along with hayrides and pumpkin picking!

Children’s Halloween Costume Parade – 10/31
Huntington Village, Gerald Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Friday, October 31st – 4:15 PMEnjoy a costume parade for children of all ages and their parents or guardians. Parade will begin at Gerald Street and will move east down Gerard Street and south down Wall Street, ending at the intersection with Main Street (25A). Participants meet in front of the Huntington Post Office on Gerard Street at 4 p.m.

F&W Schmitt’s Farms
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville, NY 11747
Open every Friday & Saturday in October and October 5, 12,13, 19, 23, 26, 29, 30Friday & Saturday hours are 7-12AM and all other dates hours are 7-11PM Featuring three different terrifying experiences, F&W Schmitt s nighttime haunts are sure to scare you out of your wits. Prices vary by event. See the haunt website for specific dates and times.

F&W Schmitt s Family Farm Corn Mazes
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville, NY 11747
The maze is open September 25 & 26, Columbus Day and weekends in October from 9 AM – 5 PM $8
The theme of this year s corn maze at F&W Schmitt s Family Farm is Deep Sea Adventure! Race your friends through this 7-acre maze or take your time and enjoy the journey.

Village of Islandia 9th Annual Pumpkin Fest
Islandia Village Hall, 1100 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, NY 11749
Saturday, October 25th – 12:00-3:00 PM
Enjoy a day with the family and pick out a pumpkin of your choice! Event is free for Islandia residents.

Fright Night Haunted House at Karts
701 Union Parkway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
This haunt may be smaller in size than other Long Island haunts but what it lacks in square footage is made up with the amount of densely packed perfectly timed scares, and creepy rooms it has to offer visitors.

4th Annual Ronkonkoma Chamber Halloween Pet Parade
Pet Supplies Plus, 601 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Sunday, October 26th
Head down to the Pet Parade happening in the Pet Supplies Plus parking lot on Portion and Cenacle Roads in Ronkonkoma.

RISE of The Jack O Lanterns
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11590
Open 10/16/2014 – 11/1/2014
Varying time slots between 5:30PM & 10:30 PM
Take a walk in the night through the trail of RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns featuring carvings from dozens of local artists and sculptors. Admission cost varies by date and time. See website for more specific days and times.

Pumpkin Carving Contest – FREE
Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY 11590
Saturday, October 11th – 3:00-4:00 PM
Bring your carved and decorated pumpkins down to Hicks Nurseries for the Fourth Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Registration will take place at 2 PM, followed by judging at 3 PM.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY, 11590
Sunday, October 5th – 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Don t miss out on Hicks Nurseries Annual Pumpkin Weigh-Off!Prizes will be given out to the Rookie of the Year and for the Best Pumpkin Grown by a Child (under the age of 15). Contestants must have their pumpkins unloaded at the nursery by 10 AM.

Bayville Scream Park
8 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709
Open September 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, & 28, open in October every day except October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, & 9, open November 1, 2, 7 & 8
Ticket office open Fridays & Saturdays 6-12AM, ticket office open Sundays and weekdays 6-10PMThis haunt offers five different terrifying attractions that will have you screaming as you search for the exit. Beware of evil creatures lurking in the woods, zombie pirates,
the cursed ancient temple, the horrifying haunted mansion and the 3-D funhouse of fear!

Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse
215 South Country Road, Bellport, NY 11713
Open September 26 & 27, October 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 1
Hours are 7-12AM
Have every bone in your body chill as gruesome creatures roam in the dark night and souls haunt all who dare to walk in their path. See event website for specific times and dates.

Glover Farms
633 Horseblock Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719
Make sure to brings the kids along on your outing to Glover Farms! The whole family will have a blast picking out pumpkins to bring home, eating homemade baked goods, and
navigating the corn maze.

Haunted Wailing Museum and Festival
The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 301 Main St. (Rte. 25A),
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Sunday, October 26th – 12:00-4:00 PMDon t miss out on this family-friendly event which will feature crafts, a potion station, pumpkin picking, slime brewing, games, prizes and more!

North Patchogue FD
33 Davidson Avenue, North Patchogue, NY 11772
Open Fridays & Saturdays in October (excluding Halloween)
Hours are 7-11PM
Help the NPFD fend off the zombie invasion that is sweeping the area! This thrilling Halloween attraction will be active on Fridays and Saturdays.

Darkside Haunted House
5184 Route 25A, Wading River, NY 11792
Open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 1 Friday hours are 7-12AM, Saturday hours are 6-12AM, Sunday hours are 6-10PM and all other dates are open 7-11PMYou won t want to miss out on a howling good time at Darkside Haunted House. This year the haunted house and village have been redesigned and expanded, adding an addition 8 rooms to the scare!

Halloween Party to Protect Children
Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY, 11797
Sunday, October 26th – 2:00-5:00 PM
Don t miss out on the EAC Network s Annual Party to Protect Children! Event will feature plenty of family fun and activities for everyone to enjoy. This fundraiser will benefit EAC Network s Protecting Children Programs that help child victims of abuse and neglect, monitor safe visits with non-custodial parents, help children in foster care secure a permanent home, improve child safety, and increase child support collection.

Village Haunted Tales & Trails
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
Open October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 & 30 Saturday hours are 4-11PM and 6:30-10:30PM every other night Take a tour around the historic village but beware! You never know what creatures might be hiding in the darker recesses of the village. Patrons looking for something more wholesome will want to visit the family friendly general admission area with activities for all to enjoy.

Lewin Farms
812 Sound Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933
The pumpkins are ripe for the pickin over at Lewin Farms! After you re done choosing your pumpkins and loading them in the car stay awhile longer to enjoy the corn maze and hayrides around the property.

Spookwalk at Camp Paquatuck
Chet Swezey Road, Center Moriches, NY 11934
Open Friday, October 17 & 24 and Saturday, October 18 & 25
Arrive anytime between 7-9PM – If you are on line by 9PM you will not be turned away
The Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck has been terrifying Long Islanders for 25 years, scaring them at every turn along a 45 minute trail. Proceeds go to benefit the Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck camp for children and adults with special needs. The haunt is open on Fridays and Saturdays; see event website for specific times.

Hank’s Pumpkintown Corn Mazes
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill, NY 11976
The mazes are open during October on weekends, September25th & 26th and Columbus Day from 9:30 AM – 6 PM
Hank’s pumpkintown has 3 different amazing mazes for guests to enjoy. The Finger Funnies Finger Fortune Maze (15 minutes long) lets the little ones search for 5 hidden stations and see their fortune at the end. The Spooky Pumpkin Maze (15 minutes long) has 13 illustrated storyboards to view while walking through the maze. The Farm Scene Investigation Maze (1 hour long) lets visitors collect evidence to find out what happened to missing Farmer Joe.

Author: Lynda LaCour

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