Halloween Experiences 2022

Halloween Experiences 2022

Halloween Experiences 2022

Halloween in New York is an experience. It is the perfect time to take advantage of Halloween parties, trick and treating, fall corn mazes, spooky decor, light shows and more. Here are some of the special events that are uber Halloween-focused.

Psst… Looking for more things to do this fall? Check out our Fall Family Bucket List 2022



The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
September 17- October 31, Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-6pm

NYBG Fall-O-Ween is a celebration of the autumn season with an array of attractions and activities for all ages. Visitors can experience pumpkins and gourds galore, an NYBG Beer Garden, and a self-guided tour of disappearing plants. Special weekends during Fall-O-Ween provide even more to see and do—beginning at the start of the fall season with Bales & Ales, a day of brews, music, lawn games, and hands-on gardening and craft making, and culminating at the end of October with the return of Giant Pumpkins. 

Halloween Harvest

Luna Park, 1000 Surf Ave., Coney Island
September 30-October 30, See website for schedule
Ride wristbands are $35-$60; single ride tickets are available to purchase
Visitors will enjoy fun-filled activities ranging from trick-or-treating and tractor racing to seasonal decorating stations and pumpkin carving– all leading up to the popular, elevated pumpkin carving event by Brooklyn’s own Maniac Carvers on Saturday, October 22. The Park will also be offering fall-flavored food items like Pumpkin Spiced Funnel Cake, Candy Apples, Pumpkin Spiced Gelato, Apple Fries, and Purple & Orange Halloween-themed Cotton Candy.

Sweet & Spooky Halloween Harvest

Cricket’s Candy Creations, 200 Hudson Street, Tribeca
Wednesdays-Sundays, October 1-31, 11am-6pm
Ages 3 and older
Children and families can choose their own pumpkins from the Pumpkin Patch, paint their pumpkins, and enjoy apple cider and apple cider donuts before or after participating in the Cricket’s Candy Creations signature experience featuring Halloween-themed edible candy crafts. Halloween-themed candy crafts may include Candy Corn Slime, Boo-licious Bling, Marshmallow Ghosts, Crazy Candy Apples, Chocolate Broomstick Painting and more!

Boo at the Zoo 

Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
October 1-30, Saturdays, Sundays, and 10/10, 10am-5:30pm
$41.95; $36.95 seniors 65 and older; $31.95 children 3-12; free for children 2 and younger.
Advanced registration required. 

Explore the Zoo in your Halloween best and participate in a costume parade, make crafts, see pumpkin carving demos, magic, performances, and so much more! 

Long Island

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns

USDAN Summer Camp for the Arts, 185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
September 30- November 6 , See website for schedule
$35; $25 ages 3-17
Advanced registration required.

Travel the longest Jack O’Lantern trail in the world featuring over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins.

Spooky Fest – A Halloween Family Adventure

Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve, 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
October 7-30, Fridays-Sundays, 6:30-9:30pm
$20 non-spooky attractions only; $25 all attractions. 
Ages 3-12

You decide your experience with the option of non spooky attractions featuring friendly displays and characters or choose to scare up some fun with zombie robotic dinos in The Spooky Woods. 

Halloween House Long Island

Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
October 1- November 1, See website for schedule
Advanced registration required

This completely immersive, one of a kind experience, transports you to an all Halloween world filled with themed rooms, indoor pumpkin patch, and Halloween decor.  


The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze 

Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson 
September 16- November 20 , See website for schedule
Tickets start at $24; free admission for children 2 and younger and members. 

Discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack. 

Can’t make it to the Hudson Valley? They also have a location at Blaze: Long Island 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester | Brick or Treat Presents: Monster Party 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald St., Yonkers 
September 23- November 1 , Mondays-Fridays, 12-5pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am-7pm
Ages 3-12 

Say “Brick-or-Treat”, as you get into the Halloween spirit with all types of spooky activities and a brand new 4D Halloween movie – The Great Monster Chase.  


Halloween Light Show

Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
September 16- October 31, Sundays-Thursdays 7-9pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-9:30pm
$35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant Halloween light displays, enjoy farm fresh goodies in the retail farm market, warm-up by the fire pits, make your own s’mores and hot coco.

Kids Boo Fest

Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
September 17- October 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-6pm
Starting at $49.99. 

Explore all your family favorite coasters and park rides together, travel the Trick-or-Treat trail, and more at this festive Halloween event.

Nickelodeon BOOniverse!

American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
September 23-October 31, Monday-Thursday, 12-7pm; Friday, 12-9pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am-10pm

Discover costumed characters, Halloween dance parties, spooky parades, autumnal arts and crafts, Halloween surprises, and more!


LEGOLAND New York Resort, One Legoland Blvd., Goshen
September 24- October 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-6pm
Tickets start at $67.99. 

Brick-or-Treat will bewitch LEGOLAND® New York Resort with tons of candy, an all-new show line up, never-before-seen exclusive LEGO® characters, and more!