Halloween Weekend Events for Westchester Kids

Things To Do with Westchester Kids This Weekend, October 27-28, 2018
Celebrate Day of the Dead at the Pelham Art Center. Photo courtesy of the center

Eek! It’s the final weekend before Halloween! Westchester and the Hudson Valley crank up the fun on Saturday and Sunday, and below we’ve highlighted some of our faves.

In addition to all the large-scale events found in our Halloween Fun Guide (as of press time, some are nearly sold-out, so pounce on these if they’re part of your plan), a don’t-miss event is the annual Nyack Halloween Parade, whether you march in it or spectate. This is the second-largest in New York State (second only to the Greenwich Village event). Also for Halloween, we’ve rounded up free ways to celebrate and our ultimate bucket list, so no stone is left unturned! Need a diversion from pumpkins and spooks? The YoFi Film Festival kicks off with a weekend of FREE family films and activities, including a workshop called, “How to Watch a Movie.”

Meanwhile, unrelated to Halloween, Bear Mountain Oktoberfest wraps up this weekend—last call for your fix of bratwurst and apple strudel!

We can’t fit all the fun in our top picks, so be sure to visit our Event Calendar for extra Halloween happenings and much more!