Halloween events for kids on Long Island

Pack up your family and head to one

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Trick or treat! It's that time of year again, and there's no reason you have to wait until Oct. 31 to enjoy Halloween. Dress your kids in costume (and yourself for that matter!) and head out to one of the many Halloween events for kids. Here's a guide to spooky, scary Halloween fun on Long Island.

--Compiled by Jennifer Berger

  • Fabulous Fall Suffolk County Farm and Education Center | Yaphank
    Weekly: Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Tue. 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Wed. 10:30-11:30... Explore the changing of leaves, look for ladybugs, pumpkin picking, a corn maze, come in ...

  • Boo! A Monster Musical Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts | Patchogue
    Sun. 10/26 2 p.m.; Sun. 10/26 4 p.m.
    Interactive concert for kids in which an 11-year-old boy attempts to stop the World Holiday ...

  • RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns at Old Westbury

    RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns Old Westbury Gardens | Old Westbury
    Wed. 10/22 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Thu. 10/23 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri. 10/24... 5,000 hand-carved jack o'lanterns are lighting up the night throughout a scenic trail at Old ...

  • Haunted House at Deepwells Deepwells Farm County Park | St. James
    Fri. 10/24 6-9 p.m.; Sat. 10/25 6-9 p.m.; Sun. 10/26 3 p.m.; Fri. 10/31... Scary haunted house, no pets allowed ...

  • CANCELED-Haunted Manor Longwood Estate | Ridge
    Fri. 10/24 6-9 p.m.; Sat. 10/25 6-9 p.m.; Fri. 10/31 6-10 p.m.
    Walk through and hear the untold story of conjured spirits at the Longwood Estate. Witches ...

  • Storytelling and Owl Craft Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium | Centerport
    Wed. 10/22 10-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2 p.m.
    For children ages 3-4 accompanied by an adult; register ...

  • DIY Halloween T-Shirt Quogue Library | Quogue
    Sat. 10/25 2 p.m.
    Children age 8 and older will use tie-dye and chalkboard fabric paint to create a ...

  • Halloween Festival Stony Brook Village Center | Stony Brook
    Fri. 10/31 2-5 p.m.
    Costume parade, trick or treating and a display of scarecrows created for the annual scarecrow ...

  • Halloween Henna Party Mattituck-Laurel Library | Mattituck
    Thu. 10/23 5 p.m.
    Learn how to apply henna and create a temporary tattoo; for grades 7 and up; ...

  • Tiny Tots: Happy Halloween Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center | Wantagh
    Tue. 10/28 10:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Children ages 3-5 explore the natural world. Program will connect children and their parents with ...

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