Enjoy some not-so-scary days on weekends at Bayville Scream Park. Photo by Jaime Sumersille
Enjoy some not-so-scary days on weekends at Bayville Scream Park. Photo by Jaime Sumersille

The Best Halloween Events on Long Island for Families in 2021

Most of Long Island's usual Halloween haunts and jaunts are back in 2021. So if you were scratching your head wondering how to keep the magic alive this year, have no fear — Mommy Poppins is here! We’ve rounded up the best Halloween events for kids on Long Island in 2021.

So, read on for all our picks. Whether your brood is in the mood for spooky scarecrows , not-so-scary Spooky Fests, or something totally different, there is plenty of fun to be had this season.

Our list continues to evolve, so check back regularly for updates on in-person attractions and trick-or-treating opportunities for Long Island families, and be sure to bookmark our Halloween and Fall Fun Guides for all the best, family-friendly seasonal activities.

Places featured in this article:


Long Island Monster Gallery

Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Center For Science Teaching And Learning CSTL

Southaven County Park

Gateway's Not-So-Scary Halloween Adventure

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Story + Art at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 11:30 AM Pick
Halloween Drive-Thru at Stew's
Farmingdale Stew Leonard's - 11:00 AM Pick
Tiny Tots at the Jones Beach Nature Center
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center - 1:30 PM Pick
Play Time, Learn Time at the Suffolk County Farm & Education Center
Suffolk County Farm & Education Center - 2:00 PM Pick
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze: Long Island
Old Bethpage Village Restoration - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides