The weekend for all things pumpkin is upon us. Pick a pumpkin, decorate a pumpkin, watch an animated show about pumpkins or look at carved pumpkins. And don't forget to check out our Long Island Halloween Guide.
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If you're looking to shop local this Halloween season, there are some stores around Long Island that offer costumes, props, accessories, make up and much more. From glitter to gore, these shops will have what you're searching for this season.
For more holiday fun, check out our Long Island Halloween Guide.
There's no reason Halloween only has to be celebrated on October 31st. In fact, there are plenty of free or low cost Halloween events across Long Island this month--the perfect way to get your money's worth on those kids' costumes. We've rounded up the Top 10 Halloween Events on Long Island that won't break the bank.
If your little one enjoys experimenting, have them concoct a fun and educational celebration at their own hands-on science-themed birthday party. From making goo to chemistry in the kitchen, curious little minds can explore the wonders of science at these party places on Long Island.
For more birthday party ideas, be sure to check out our Long Island Party Guide.
Boys, girls, ghosts, goblins and ghouls alike can take part in these Halloween-themed parties across Long Island. From creepy crafts to desserts to die for, these spooktacular fiestas are serving up fun with a side of food. Kids can also take part in trick-or-treating around an aquarium and a museum.
Welcome to October and lots of fall fun, feasts and festivals. For apples head to the Pumpkin Fest in Yaphank. If the weather forces the family indoors, head to the theater to see Cinderella in Elmont. Be sure to check out our Halloween Guide for tons of seasonal fun across Long Island.
Opa! Enjoy the taste and culture of Greece at the Greek Festival on the Harbor in Port Washington on the north shore of Long Island. Or head to Lido Beach on the south side for the Festival by the Sea. The Long Island Fair at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration will combine old-time country fairs and current day competitions. Puppets, mimes, jugglers and traditional dancing are just some of what on tap. Check out the Great River for the Fall Garden and Harvest Festival at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum for demonstrations, model trains, pumpkin painting and more.
With bouncy houses parties taking over the birthday scene, why not opt for an out-of-the-box idea? Farms across Long Island host kiddie birthday parties, complete with hands-on animal encounters and farm-life experiences. Take a look at our list of family-friendly farms that will give your child a hee-haw happy birthday. For other great ideas, check out our Long Island Party Guide.