Halloween season is here! There are pumpkins to pick, spooky movies to watch & plenty of safe Halloween happenings across Long Island. Whether you’re in the mood to be booed or looking for something kid-friendly, there is plenty of fun to be had this Halloween. We’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween events on Long Island happening through Halloween weekend 2020.
Howl-O-Ween Pumpkin Beer Tasting
The Nutty Irishman
323 Main St. Farmingdale
Enjoy pumpkin-flavored beers, food, costumes, dogs, and more at this outdoor dog-friendly event.
Hours: October 24th, doors open at 1:00, drink sampling starts at 2:00
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
Families are welcome to join in this not-so-scary haunted hatchery visit and trick-or-treat through their outdoor grounds.
Hours: October 24th, 2:00pm-5:00pm
The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Rd, Old Bethpage
Thousands of hand-carved pumpkins illuminate Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Stroll through the pumpkin path at this outdoor event and find larger than life displays complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack.
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 6:00pm-12:00am
Spooky Fest at The Center for Science Teaching and Learning
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning
1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
This event takes place at the Tanglewood Preserve and features fun for the whole family. There is a Not-So-Spooky walk and arts and crafts area for the younger kids and a Scary walk through the haunted woods.
Hours: October 23-25, October 30-31 and November 1, 6:30pm- 9:30pm
Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse
Southaven County Park, Yaphank
761 Victory Ave, Yaphank
Immersive drive through horror experience with over 40 live actors performing during the 30-minute attraction.
Hours: Fridays and Saturdays 7:00pm-10:00pm
Milleridge Halloween Village
The Milleridge Inn
585 N Broadway, Jericho NY
This annual haunted Halloween village features activities like a haunted house, tarot reader, pumpkin patch, spooky rides, a magician, stilt walker and face painting. Reservations are required and can be made online.
Hours: Fridays 4:00pm-6:30pm & 7:30pm-10:00pm, Saturdays 12:00pm-2:30pm, 3:30pm-6:00pm, & 7:00pm-9:30pm and Sundays 12:00pm-2:30pm & 3:30pm-6:00pm
Schmitts Farm Haunt
F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Rd, Melville
This must-attend attraction features a haunted house, corn trail, and more. Tickets are sold in 30-minute time slots and must be purchased in advance.
Hours: 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays Oct. 23-24, 30-31, 7-11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 29, 7-10 p.m.
Bayville Scream Park
Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Ave, Bayville
There are 7 different attractions that await you. Ranging from a haunted manor to their new haunted drive-in experience.
Hours: Open daily from now – November 1. Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-12:00am, Friday 6:00pm-2:00am, Saturday 11:00am-2:00am, Sunday 11:00am-12:00am
Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks
The Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main St, Riverhead
Enjoy half-off admission for children under 12 wearing a costume. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Hours: October 31, 11:00am-3:00pm
Cemetery of Lost Souls
This haunted scavenger hunt takes you through haunted locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Once you are registered you can start and finish anytime. All proceeds for this event will benefit Melissa’s Wish, a local Long Island charity.
Witches and Warlocks Shop Northport Village
Dust off your broomstick, grab your best witches, and fly down to Northport Village on Halloween weekend for the most spooktacular shopping event of the year! Shop ’til you drop at our two-day event for a chance to win some prizes!
Hours: All day October 31 & November 1