Best of October: 23 Things To Do on Long Island with Kids

The Disney Junior tour is back with an all-new show, Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza! Photo courtesy of Disney
The Disney Junior tour is back with an all-new show, Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza! Photo courtesy of Disney

Halloween is the name of the game in October, which means Long Island is alive with pumpkin patches, haunted houses, fall festivals, and of course trick-or-treating—so many opportunities to wear Halloween costumes!

As the crisp autumn air sneaks in more and more on Long Island, it's time to enjoy all the season has to offer. Festivals to check out include the Lynbrook Village Oktoberfest and the Fall Family Festival at North Hempstead Beach Park. Long Island's many Halloween celebrations include Halloween Fest in Riverhead and the Halloween Boat Burning at the Long Island Maritime Museum.

Don't miss even more October fun with our Long Island Fall Fun GuideLong Island Halloween Guide, and our constantly-updated Family Activity Calendar.

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As always, if an event piques your interest, click through to our listing for all the details, including addresses and times. And keep in mind: On Long Island, especially now, really cool things to do with kids often book up quickly, so register or buy your tickets ASAP.

Places featured in this article:


The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies,

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Neighborhood Guides
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