From hayrides and petting zoos to pumpkin picking and carnival games, we have everything you need to plan fun-filled family weekends this fall. Take a look at family festivals happening this month on Long Island.
Schmitt Family Farm Fall Festival
Schmitt Family Farm Fall Festival (6 Bagatelle Rd. in Dix Hills on Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 16 through Oct. 30, including Columbus Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
The family festival includes pumpkin-picking, hayrides, an animal train ride, a pumpkin bounce house, a firetruck slide, haunted maze, a John Deere trike play area, duck races, roasted corn, apple cider and more. Price: Free admission, fees apply for games and rides.
Enter your pet
Bark if you think you have a winner. Dress your four-legged friend in a Halloween costume for the Barkfest parade, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Eisenhower Park. It's part of a larger festival running 1-4 p.m., with adoptable animals, many rescues and music.
WHEN | WHERE 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow