Long Island Child Psychologist – Best Long Island Halloween Events for Kids
Halloween is an event that is full of fun and joy for both children and adults on Long Island. The excitement of wearing a Halloween costume, decorating your home, fun-filled gatherings, fall festivals, haunted houses and pumpkins are all part of the holiday joy. Long Island has plenty of ‘spooktacular’ events and happenings to offer this Halloween. Here is our list of some local Long Island Halloween events that are not to be missed.
A Kooky Spooky Halloween- Port Jefferson
If you kids are in love with live musical events, this one is the top of all. It’s a sensory sensitive performance featuring Abner Perkins, a cute and friendly ghost who is afraid of darkness. The performance is scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays will be astounding one for your younger ones.
Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns- Old Westbury
Organized at Old Westbury Gardens (October 5 –October 29) the most stunning Gold Coast Mansion of Long Island has been decorated and lightened up with the inspirational 5,000 hand carved, Jack O’Lanterns. The scenic beauty and mesmerizing charms created by the local artist are best enjoyed when going out on an evening stroll through the mansion and light up yet spooky looking woods. It won’t be too haunted but exciting one for the kids of all ages.
Pizza & Pajama Night / Halloween Bash- Bridgehampton
Super fun-filled as it sounds, the event is going to take place at the Children’s Museum at The East End. There are several activities that kids would enjoy a lot such as interactive storytelling of ‘Room on the Broom’ and Arts and crafts activities. As the Annual Halloween Bash of the museum will start, there will be plenty of exciting things for kids to enjoy, including Halloween games, crafts, creative costume contests, Trick or treating and many more.
Animated Story: Otto’s Special Pumpkin- Westbury
Animated tales are adored by kids of all ages, and this year we have this brand-new animated tale of Otto the Ghost. Although it’s free, non perishable food donations are highly appreciated and for a small fee you can enjoy a hayride, tour the farm animals and above all! Your kids would love the breakfast with Otto.
We encourage all parents to take their children out to celebrate holidays. Dressing up in school, trick or treating and decorating pumpkins are all part of the holiday fun on Long Island. We hope your children enjoy these Halloween activities!