This weekend is jam-packed with fun Halloween events for kids, both in person and virtual. We’re talking a Halloween-themed at-home magic show, a fall festival, or you can experience Halloween on the Farm, just to name a few.  Scroll down for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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No Tricks, All Treats Family Fun Day

It’s spooky season and Commonpoint Queens is celebrating with a No Tricks, All Treats Family Fun Day! Go in costume and move through the not-so-spooky path for candy, crafts and fun! Event Details.

Ghoulish Goblin Gathering

Little ghosts and ghouls are invited to join APEC educators for this all outdoor event that promises to be Spooktacular! Event Details.

Free Halloween Theater Class

Jump into character and a virtual “Trick-or-Treat!” festivity in this lively Halloween-themed theater class. Embrace the fun and silly side of the holiday with interactive games to explore a character’s personalities, how they walk, talk and dance. Event Details.

Virtual Halloween Party with Rapunzel

Dress up and join Child’s Play NY for a virtual themed Halloween party with Rapunzel and enjoy a story, crafts and songs and games. Event Details.

Halloween Sing-a-long & Trick-or-Treat

You’re invited to join this spooktacular online celebration with Magical Music Educator, Miss Alana, and special guests! Wear your costumes to this non-scary, all-ages Halloween Sing-A-Long. Event Details.

Dia De Los Muertos

Celebrate this special Mexican cultural holiday when the spirits of loved ones come home to visit. Learn the traditional use of the four elements to adorn nicho boxes, small shadow boxes filled with meaning and purpose that honor a lost loved one. Event Details.

Brooklyn Heights Halloween Parade

The beloved neighborhood parade tradition continues, but with some safety modifications. The BHA will be hosting a socially-distant, face-coverings required Halloween Parade for families, offering kids a chance to show off their costumes and receive a treat. Event Details.

Halloween on the Farm

Halloween on the Farm includes admission to the Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides, kids crafts at the Con Edison Ecology booth and trick-or-treating with the farm animals. This all-inclusive event is the finale of the fall season at Queens Farm. Event Details.

Halloween at the Garden

Halloween at the Garden is back! Little ones can show off their Halloween costume, walk the trick or treat trail, and enjoy performances, including a magic show! Event Details.

NYSoM Fall Festival

The Trick or Treat Village will have Halloween stations that everyone can visit and pick up goodies to get your Halloween trick or treating started! Event Details.

Magic for Humans Halloween Show

MAGIC FOR HUMANS (AT HOME) with Justin Willman is an interactive hour of magic, comedy, and unexpected surprises delivered directly into your living room.  Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


The CDC has specific recommendations in place for Halloween 2020. We have updated our information to the best of our knowledge, but as we’ve learned in 2020, changes can happen at the last minute, so please check with your local city and county to get the most up-to-date info. on what is allowed in your area. Even if you can’t trick-or-treat, there are lots of fun ways to celebrate with the kids


–  Jesseca Stenson


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