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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:

Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses
New 2019 Horror stories coming soon. Get ready to experience one of the best rated haunted house and hayride attractions in the US.

Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion
Get your fright on every weekend through Halloween! Attractions include Hotel Ravenscroft, Forest of Evil, and The Experiment.

Pure Terror Scream Park
Six haunted houses to walk through for one of the world’s largest and scariest haunted houses with live actors and movie quality sets.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!
October 11-26 (Fridays and Saturdays)
Classic story told through elaborate dances and rock songs. Purchase tickets. Multiple dates available.

Haunted Halloween Events:

Harvest Moon Nights
October 18 & 25
First annual event filled with fun for the whole family. Admission includes moonlight hayrides, pumpkin picking by flashlight, jumping pillow, petting farm, campfire, playground, parking and ice cream barn will be open too. Kerhonkson

Fall Harvest Festival
October 6
Join us for a great day of family fun in the park. Rain Date 10/20. Live bands, art show and sale, children’s show, Halloween costume parade at 3:15pm. Lagrange

Haunted Huguenot Street
October 11
Tours. Discover some of the dangerous diseases that plagued the early New Paltz community and witness theatrical demonstrations of the remedies that were used in an attempt to cure them. New Paltz

Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours
October 18, 19, 25, 26
Travel back in time as the house fills with ghosts from the mansion's 250 year history. Roasted marshmellows after the tour. Dozens of hand-carved jack-o-lanterns illuminate the grounds. Germantown

Carve Pumpkin Event
October 21-24
Join Scenic Hudson at Long Dock to help carve pumpkins supplied by Scenic Hudson to be lit on the 25th. Beacon

Haunted Harvest Fest
October 26
Come experience what our camps have to offer. Haunted houses, crafts, archery, BB shooting, monkey bridge, bounce houses and more! Salt Point

Jack o’-Lantern Lighting
October 25
Talk a walk through the lighted display throughout the park. Dress for weather and bring a flashlight. Beacon

MyKingstonKids Halloween Fest
October 26
Free indoor/outdoor event created to promote an exciting, safe and unique Halloween experience thru stimulating activities including but not limited to our Seed Song Halloween Hayride, Children's Fashion Show, Pumpkin Picking and Decorating, performances, haunted house and more. Kingston

Updated 10/11/19

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