Weekend Activities for October 29th-30th, 2016

October 28th, 2016 by

There are plenty of Halloween events to satisfy children of all ages this weekend. Families can get into the Halloween spirit on Saturday and enjoy additional events through Monday.

  • Bats, Barnacles, and Broomsticks Halloween Party – Stop by the Long Island Aquarium on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 for the chance to go trick-or-treating, visit the Pirate’s Nightmare Haunted House, and enjoy a costume parade for the penguins!
  • Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park: On Saturday, October 29th, 2016, trek out to Brooklyn Bridge Park to meet animals, engage in fitness related activities, pumpkin carving, and if you’re brave, visit the witch in the Haunted Marsh. Free face-painting will be provided as a courtesy of CATS! Families can meet select cast members from the musical and enter for the chance to win four tickets to see the production on Broadway.
  • Halloween at Fort Greene Park: On Saturday, October 29th, 2016, the Fort Greene Park Conservancy is hosting their Halloween Festival. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, a pumpkin patch, and face-painting. Children should come dressed in costume to participate in the parade.
  • Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns: RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns has thousands of intricately carved pumpkins for children and adults to enjoy. There are classic fan-favorites like dinosaurs, dragons, and characters from Finding Dory, Doctor Strange, and Star Wars: Rogue One. Tickets are selling out fast for the weekend so make sure you pick yours up in advance.
  • Halloween Kidz Festival: On Sunday, October 30th, 2016, visit Pier 26 at Hudson River Park to enjoy Halloween Central. There will be interactive storytelling, magic, as well as face and pumpkin painting.
  • Halloween at Brooklyn Children’s Museum: On Sunday, October 30th, 2016, celebrate Halloween at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families can decorate their own canvas trick-or-treating bag, learn about bats and spiders, and children can take a photo in front of a festive backdrop to commemorate the day.
  • Halloween Celebration – The American Museum of Natural History is hosting its annual Halloween party on Monday, October 31st, 2016. The museum will be open for trick-or-treating, craft activities, and children can have fun with various costume characters and performers roaming the halls.
  • BAMboo!: The Brooklyn Academy of Music is having a free outdoor Halloween block party on Monday, October 31st, 2016. Children can enjoy games, arts and crafts, participate in a costume contest, and take advantage of candy giveaways.
  • Brooklyn Con-Spook-Atory: On Monday, October 31st, 2016, children can visit the haunted garden at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and enjoy spooky musical performances.