Halloween Weekend Fun: Jack-o'-Lanterns, Trick-or-Treating, Parades

Meander through the trails at Quogue Wildlife Refuge; you never know who you'll meet. Photo courtesy of the refuge
The Best Things to Do With Kids and Families on Long Island, October 27-28

Get ready for some ghoulish family fun this weekend. Our event lineup ensures no boos from your brood. 

Watch the Halloween-themed musical revue, Frankenstein Follies on the Bay Street Theater stage. Watch as pumpkins light up Belmont Lake at the Great Jack-o'-Lantern Sail. Or follow the Enchanted Forest Trail at Quogue Wildlife Refuge or the Enchanted Forest at the Nassau County Museum of Art. The Center for Science Teaching & LearningTackapausha Preserve and The Cold Spring Habor Fish Hatchery are also hosting hauntingly fun events.

Before listening to the unique Long Island Vegetable Orchestra perform, enjoy a nature walk at Sagamore Hill during Theodore Roosevelt's 160th birthday celebration. For more nature walks, peep our guide for the top spots to view the changing leaf colors. 

NOTE: Due to anticipated inclement weather this Saturyay, several events have been canceled or rescheduled. Please contact the venue ahead of visiting. 

See our Fall Family Fun Guide for the best in seasonal entertainment, including day trip ideas, fall festivals, corn mazes,  and plenty of FREE events and activities. As always, our Event Calendar and October GoList are loaded with fun, daily happenings for Long Island kids.