Halloween Fest in Riverhead

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Oct 27 2018.
Friday, October 26, 2018 Various times
Saturday, October 27, 2018 Various times
Event Info
Cost: 
Mostly free, some events require tickets
Recommended Age: 
All ages
Editor's Pick: 

Halloween Fest 2018 consists of a full weekend of family fun and nighttime happenings – the highlight of the event is the 5th annual costumed Halloween Parade and annual Coffin Race. Friday, October 26: 8PM – Rocky Horror Picture Show @ The Suffolk Theater Its just a jump to the left… and a step to the right…Time warp down to The Suffolk Theater to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show on the BIG Screen! Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and more! Prize for the best Rocky Horror costume. 6PM doors open. 7:30 PM showtime. Tickets. Limited seating. Goodie bags available for the full Rocky Horror Experience! Saturday,

October 27:

11:30 AM – Coffin Racers Check in 2nd Annual Halloween Fest Coffin Races. 1pm event start, on the Peconic Riverfront behind East End Arts. Pre-registration to race is required. Cheer on your favorite racers!!

12-4PM Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks at the LI Aquarium. All kids in costume (12 years and under) get half priced admission to the Aquarium

12-5:30PM Pumpkin Carving (location to be announced) First 100 participants get a free pumpkin to carve and display in the Jack O’Lantern Walk. Or bring your own!

3PM – 5PM Trick or Treating on Main Street.

3PM-6:30PM – Enjoy specials created just for you by our local restaurants.

6:30PM Parade lines up at Griffing Ave @ Main Street and Kicks off at 7PM. Parade ends in a “Parade Show” on the Peconic Riverfront.

8PM – Halloween Masquerade Ball @ The Long Island Aquarium. Celebrate Halloween in grand fashion at the Masquerade Ball! Taking place in the main room of the Long Island Aquarium, enjoy an open bar, passed hors devours, buffet stations a DJ, dancing and entertainment. Call 631.208.9200, ext. 426 or visit the web for additional details.

Area/Neighborhood: 
Location: 
Downtown Riverhead
Main Street
Riverhead , NY 40° 55' 27.5628" N, 72° 39' 4.0248" W
New York