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Halloween events for tweens and teens

Spooky spots not for the faint of heart this Halloween

halloween events and activities for teens

There are so many wonderful things to do in the fall throughout the Hudson Valley. There certainly is no shortage of family-friendly Halloween events and no-scare fun for the little ones but what if your teen enjoys the frights and gore of the season? Below is a roundup of the local haunted houses and frights for your teen/tween this Halloween.

These events and activities are not recommended for young children. Please check website ahead of time for warnings and more information.

Ongoing haunted houses:

New Experience for 2021 - The Haunting of Pumpkin Jack. Our Hayride will be replaced with a Haunted Walking Trail plus 9 Additional Attractions. October 1 &2, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 28-30.

Get your fright on every weekend through Halloween! Visit an all outdoor show for the 2020 season, The Wicked Woods, The Roots of All Evil. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 1-31. 7:30pm. Reservations required. 

10 awesome attractions to walk through for one of the world’s largest and scariest haunted houses with live actors and movie quality sets. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 1-31. 7-9:30pm.

Watt World of Halloween Horrors Drive-Through Trail
Thursdays through Sundays until Halloween beginning on October 1. (Not open on Oct. 22).  7pm. 310 Scotchtown Road, Goshen.

Nightmare on Werner: Maze of Horror
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Halloween. "Nightmare on Werner" is a Terror Maze in the Village of Florida, NY that has over 20 bone-chilling scenes straight from your worst nightmares! It is sure to give you a scare! Kid-Friendly Hours: October 10 & 17 from 2-6pm. Cost $10/per child. Adults accompanying a child may enter for free during these hours ONLY. If a child or adult has special needs, please contact us . We will do our best to accommodate your needs. Please contact their Facebook page to schedule a time and discuss concerns. 6pm. 30 Werner Ave., Florida.

October 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Zombies are back at Bilmar! Quick—we need your help to drive them back! To the zombie defense vehicle! An interactive theatrical paintball experience. Take out the zombies and help save our land. Our fearless protectors drive you through the heart of zombie territory! Shoot paintballs at roaming zombies from the Bilmar Zombie Assault Vehicle. 6pm. 26 Bilmar Boulevard. Pleasant Valley 

October 15-17, 22-27 & 27-31
Aliens are landing to conduct unusual experiments and cause mayhem this October! Timed Tickets are now available online for this unique, walk-through haunted attraction! Pine Bush UFO & Paranormal Museum, 86 Main Street, Pine Bush. 7pm

October 15, 22 & 29
Every Friday in the month of October see an outdoor movie drive-in style. Get Out, Labyrinth, and The Shining in that order. Movies are free. There will be a food truck available for refreshments. 5938 United States Rte 209, Kerhonkson. 7pm

October 17, 20, 24, 29
Celebrate Halloween with StoryScreen in Beacon with their Beacon Horror Show 7. See Halloween favorites: Carrie on the 17th, Manos: The Hands of Fate on the 20th, Halloween III: The Season of the Witch on the 24th, and Scream: Scream 2 on the 29th. 8pm. Beacon.

Annual Haunted Firehouse
October 22-24
All are welcome as the creatures and spirits of darkness take over our firehouse. All guests should come prepared with a mask even if they have been vaccinated and adhere to social distancing and other onsite precautions. 7pm.

October 22-23, 29-30
meet a horde of “ghosts” from Clermont’s past as they tell their stories of glory, loss, success, and failure. Some ghosts may be scary, some may be funny but all the stories they tell are true! Must call for reservations. 6pm

October 28
Taste some ghoulish treats and join some ghostly activities in the teen room while staying socially distant. All teens must wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. The mask must cover your mouth and nose. For teens, ages 12-18. 3:30-4:30. No Registration required.

October 29-31
The Haunt is located at Studio 845 in the Newburgh Mall (next to Office Depot). The Haunt is Open to All Ages but is Not Recommended for the Faint of Heart! To Order VIP Tickets, skip the line and select your exact time of entry, Please Join their app by texting @ifyoudare to 81010. Studio 845, 1401 Route 300, Newburgh. (845) 527-1891. 6pm

October 29
One of the silent era's most influential masterpieces, Nosferatu's eerie, gothic feel - and a chilling performance from Max Schreck as the vampire - set the template for the horror films that followed. This screening of F.W. Murnau's silent classic features live organ accompaniment performed by John Baratta. Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie. $6. 7:30pm

October 29
Rosendale Theatre celebrates Halloween this year with the film Beetlejuice followed by a teen dance party until 10pm. Cost is $10 with costume and $15 without. Theatre COVID policy: The Rosendale Theatre requires proof of vaccination for entry for patrons over twelve and ID. Masks must be worn inside unless eating and drinking at your seat. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. 7:30pm

October 30
Audience members are encouraged to rock their best cast-inspired costume and participate with all the usual trimmings. Prop bags will be on sale for $5.00 (sans toast, rice, or water please.) Tickets are $8 for RTC members and those with costume and $10 general admission or without a costume. This show is expected to sell out so please buy your tickets in advance online. Theatre COVID policy: The Rosendale Theatre requires proof of vaccination for entry for patrons over twelve and ID. Masks must be worn inside unless eating and drinking at your seat. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. 8pm

October 31
Creepshow is director George Romero's 1982 star-studded horror comedy anthology with screenplay by Stephen King. $10 general admission and $6 for theatre members.
Theatre COVID policy: The Rosendale Theatre requires proof of vaccination for entry for patrons over twelve and ID. Masks must be worn inside unless eating and drinking at your seat. Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St., Rosendale. 7:30pm

Aesthetics presents: Spooky Movie Night
October 31
Come enjoy cars, food, music performed by the famous Paul Pesco, movies, and all things Halloween at the Four Brothers Drive-In! Car Show beginning at 4pm - $50 carload entry to be a part of cash prize & contest! There will be a 100 car limit so reserve your tickets now! F9 The Fast Saga will premiere at 6pm. Four Brothers Drive-In Parking Lot, 4957 Route 22, Amenia. 4-10pm

Updated 10/19/2021

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