Long Island Trends, Fall Halloween Events Calendar – Nassau
Scare up Some Halloween Fun
10 Brooklyn Ave., Massapequa
Oct. 19-21, 26-28 and 31,
on Fridays and Saturdays, from
7 p.m.-midnight; Sundays, 6-10 p.m.; and on
Halloween, from 6-11 p.m.
Admission: $15; credit cards accepted
Darkness Rising is a non-profit haunted house.
Check out its YouTube video at goo.gl/N8ee1 to
watch the history and story unfold. Visit the Web
site for nightly updates. (Pictured above.)
Macabre Faire Grim Gathering
173 Sunrise Hwy., Rockville Centre
Parking: Hotel/LIRR Station
Oct. 19-21; on Friday, from 8 p.m.-1 a.m., on
Saturday, from 10 a.m.-1 a.m., and on
Sunday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Macabre Faire Grim Gathering Halloween
Extravaganza Event is an intimately sized event
bringing everyone an ultimate party/convention
experience with friends and Macabrites. Costumes
are encouraged but certainly not needed.
Fall Family Festival Weekend
Haunted Mansion at C.W. Post
Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum
1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
Oct. 20 and 21, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $15 per vehicle
The Fall Festival takes place at a time of the
year when the park is particularly beautiful and
when the dahlia garden is in bloom. There will
be more than a dozen activities for children and
adults including potato sack races, egg and
spoon races, pumpkin painting, watercolor demonstrations, a Halloween trick-or-treat and a costume parade.
Fine Arts Center at C.W. Post
720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
Oct. 29 and 30, from 6-11 p.m.
Admission: $7 for adults; $6 for students
with Post ID; $5 for children 12 and under;
$1 off with costume
The campus is extra scary this time of year with
its Music Department’s Annual Haunted Mansion.
Want something less scary for ages 3 to 8? There’s a
children’s room that includes face painting, story
telling, games and treats.
Malverne Fall Festival
In the parking lots behind Hempstead Avenue,
on Church Street by Gazebo Park
(Malverne LIRR Train Station) and
Crossroads Farm (Grossman’s) at the
junction of Ocean and Hempstead avenues
Oct. 21, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Festival and Classic Car Show includes a
pet parade and costume contest; a pumpkin
patch; pony rides; face painting; bouncy rides;
scavenger hunt; temporary tattoos; crafts; food;
bake off and more.
Culper Spy Ring
20 West Main St., Oyster Bay
Oct. 27, from 8:30-11:30 p.m.
The evening will begin with the lucky recipients of the Raise the Spirits Dinner, held in the
hallowed halls of Raynham Hall. All are invited to
the party under the decorated outdoor tent.
Complete with full bar, Halloween-themed
catered snacks by Sweet Tomato and live entertainment by Mortimer-Lyons with lead singer
Richard Mortimer. Come in costume and keep
Who is Really Haunting
20 West Main St., Oyster Bay
Oct. 30, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Meet Sean Schildgen and Steve Linthwaite, the
men who discovered the truth of Raynham Hall’s
hauntings, and learn the basics of being a ghost
hunter. May not be suitable for children under 10.
Bayville Scream Park
Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Ave.
Every October, the doors of the Bay Family
Mansion are unlocked and the ghosts and ghouls
invade all of Bayville Adventure Park and transform it into a spooky world of frights and surprises.
Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Come see more than 5,000 hand-carved Jack
O’Lanterns light up the night, featuring the work of
dozens of local artists and sculptors in a unique
walkthrough experience that’s suitable for visitors
of all ages. (Pictured below.)
Halloween at the Addams’ House
Broadhollow Theatre Company
700 Hempstead Ave., Elmont
Join this creepy, spooky family as they celebrate
the macabre in their usual humorous manner. A
fun new show for all ages. After the show, enjoy tea
or juice, cake and tea sandwiches with members of
the cast. Space is extremely limited; reservations
must be made in advance; birthday party packages
are also available. (Pictured above.)
Valley Stream Fire Department
100 Brooklynn Ave.
Filled with ghosts, spirits and creatures of
the night, VSFD is the type of place that will
surely delight. The creatures that lurk in the
shadows will scream and cry. A place to have
fun, but it may make you run screaming into
1632 Wantagh Ave.
Visitors are encouraged to walk the grounds
and admission is free to this kid friendly
event. Simply bring a non-perishable food
item, personal care item or pet food to
donate to Long Island Cares. Includes children’s matinee, festivals, Halloween party,
haunted houses, home haunts, plays/theaters, spook walks, trails and more.
Spooky Fest —
The Woods are Haunted
The Center for Science Teaching
and Learning (CSTL)
1 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Centre
Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning
will be celebrating Halloween with spooky fest,
including its annual spooky walk through the
woods. The wooded paths on the preserve will be
transformed for Halloween, with eerie lighting,
special effects and characters along the way.
Perfectly spooky and a little scary. A not-so-spooky
walk through the friendly forest is also available for
— Listings compiled by Christopher J. Ryan