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Halloween Events on Long Island 2011


SPOOKY SCRIBBLES

Dia De Los Muertos @ Nassau County Museum of Art In honor of the exhibition of Francisco Goya’s Los Caprichos prints, the museum celebrates the Day of the Dead with interactive tours, traditional crafts, music and a parade. Saturday, 10.29 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 516-484-9337. www.nassaumuseum.com

Spirits @ Ripe Art Gallery A collection of spirit photography by artist and medium Joe Giaquinto, owner of Ghost Hunters of Long Island. Through 10.31 67A Broadway, Greenlawn. www.ripeartgal.com


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MONSTER MIDWAYS

CarnEvil @ Old Bethpage Village Restoration Haunted house, haunted hayride and midway rides. Through 10.31 1303 Round Swamp Rd, Old Bethpage. 516-572-8401. www.nassaucountyny.gov

Bayville Scream Park @ Bayville Adventure Park Ride five thrilling attractions that will make you scream. Through 10.31 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville. 516-62-GHOST. www.bayvillescreampark.com

Trail of Terror & Fall Fest @ Country Fair Park Scary walks, pumpkin picking and carnival rides every weekend in October. 3351 Rte. 112, Medford. 631-732-0579. www.countryfairpark.com

Adventureland Pumpkin Park @ Adventureland Fun, rides, games and trick-or-treating! Saturday, 10.29 & Sunday, 10.30 2245 Route 110, Farmingdale. 516-694-6300. www.adventureland.us

Spookfest @ Pal-O-Mine Festive music, pick and decorate your own pumpkin, trick or treating, carnival games, pony rides and fall treats from 1:30-5:30 p.m. for all ages. Monday, 10.31 829 Nichols Rd., Islandia. 631-348-1389

EVIL LAUGHS

Rocky Horror @ CM Performing Arts The British rock musical and cult midnight movie classic maintains the longest-running theatrical release in history. Friday, 10.28 & Saturday, 10.29 931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale. 631-218-2810

An Evil Night of Comedy @ McGuire’s Starring “Satan’s Comic” Glen Miller, hosted by Key Fitz. Friday, 10.28 1627 Smithtown Ave., Bohemia. 631-467-5413. www.mcguirescomedyshows.com

Die, Mommie, Die! @ Levittown Public Library This 1999 drag queen film is part spoof and part homage, drawing heavily dominant female leads of the ’50s. Through 11.6 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown. 516-884-6025

COSTUME CONTESTS

Frightmares & Costume Contest @ Cinema Arts Centre With showings of Fright Night and Fright Night 2. Friday, 10.28 423 Park Ave., Huntington 631-423-FILM. www.cinemaartscentre.org

Voo Doo Costume Party @ Mr. Beery’s This New Orleans-themed Halloween costume party with live music, costume prizes, giveaways plus food and drink specials. Saturday, 10.29 4019 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. 516-731-9579. www.mrbeerys.com

Annual Halloween Ball @ Silk Up to $3000 in cash and prizes for sexy, scary and outrageous costumes. Saturday, 10.29 573 Nesconset Hwy., Hauppauge. 631-807-6330. www.linights.com

Halloween Weekend @ Halo Cash and prizes for sexy, unique and scary costumes. Friday, 10.28 & Saturday, 10.29 281 W. Main St., Smithtown. 631-265-1647. www.linights.com

Rocky Horror Show & Costume Contest @ Cinema Arts Centre A screening of the cult classic with audience participation. Saturday, 10.29 423 Park Ave., Huntington 631-423-FILM. www.cinemaartscentre.org

Halloween Costume Party @ Glo $5,000 cash and prizes for best costumes. Saturday, 10.29 737 Merrick Ave., Westbury. 516-794-8022. www.glownightclubli.com

House of Horrors Halloween Bash @ McFadden’s $500 in cash and prizes for best costumes plus $40, 3-hour top-shelf open bar. Saturday, 10.29 210 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre. 516-442-2600. www.mcfaddensrvc.com

HAUNTED HOUSES

The Franklin Square Horror @ 1148 Norbay Street, Franklin Square Joe Allocco’s famous haunt comes back with new thrills like The Tomb of Darkness, the longest and scariest walk through that brings more than 275 feet of pure terror and classic ghouls and goblins that will haunt your dreams till next Halloween. Donations are accepted for autism and cerebral palsy organizations. Saturday, 10.29 & Monday, 10.31

Haunted Whaling Museum @ Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum  Interactive, family-friendly spooks and chills from “whaling” widows, stranded sailors, and lost-at-sea whalers of the past. Through 10.30 279 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. 631-659-3677

Haunted Firehouse @ Valley Stream FD A fiery haunt that will send you running for the pole! Through 10.31 100 Brooklyn Ave., Valley Stream. www.vsfd.org

Haunted Playhouse of Horrors @ Gateway Playhouse This 100-year-old estate provides the backdrop for a sinister journey through a nightmare maze of bizarre happenings. Through 10.31 215 S. Country Rd., Bellport. 631-286-1133

Haunted Village & House @ Darkside Haunted House An outdoor and indoor attraction that will startle even the bravest souls. Through 10.31 5184 Rte. 25A, Wading River. 631-369-SCAR(E)

Haunted Firehouse @ Bayville FD These bloodthirsty firefighters and have been haunting the north shore for more than 20 years. Friday, 10.28 & Saturday, 10.29 258 Bayville Ave., Bayville. 516-628-1922

Blood Manor @ 163 Varick St., Manhattan 5,000 feet of frights, labyrinths and rooms to give you the ultimate Halloween fright. Through 10.31

Wailing Museum @ Sag Harbor Whaling Museum A haunted museum filled with all sorts of terrors, spooky ghost walks and lantern tours. Through 10.30 200 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0770

Deer Park Community Center Haunted House @ 41 Homer Ave., Deer Park 7,000 square feet of torture with live actors. Through 10.30

NOT-SO-SCARY HAUNTS

Live Owls @ Seatuck Meet real Long Island owls. Friday, 10.28 550 South Bay Ave., Islip. www.seatuck.org

Shipmates: Sea Chanties @ Fire Island Wilderness Visitor Center An evening of ballads of the sea with the Shipmates. Acoustic instruments are welcomed. Friday, 10.28 Located adjacent to Smith Point County Park, Brookhaven. 631-281-3010

Spooktakular Saturday @ Old Westbury Gardens Watch live celebrity pumpkin carvers in action, take the Masked March and Eco-Horror tour—and come in costume! Saturday, 10.29 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 516-333-0048. www.oldwestburygardens.org

Children’s Pumpkin Painting Workshop @ Hicks Nurseries Paint a pumpkin for Halloween at 4 p.m. To sign up, please call 516-334-0066. Thursday, 10.27 100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury. 516-334-0066

Mysterious Autumn Woods/Spooky Soiree @ Seatuck Explore some of the real mysteries of the forest during this spooky time of year. Pumpkin carving contest, Halloween origami, the Owl Eyes Scavenger Hunt and a giant spider maze. Saturday, 10.29 550 South Bay Ave., Islip. www.seatuck.org

Fall Pumpkin Festival @ Harbes Farm Pick your own pumpkins, apples, plus market, hay rides, pony rides, gemstone picking, corn mazes, games, live entertainment and wine tasting. Every weekend through 10.31. 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck. 631-298-0800. www.harbesfamilyfarm.com

Halloween Family Fun Party @ Science Museum of LI An interactive museum with hayrides, haunted forest walks and Halloween lab experiments. Friday, 10.28 1526 Plandome Rd., Manhasset. 516-627-9400

Ghostly Gala/Bat Exhibit @ LI Children’s Museum Crafts and trick-or-treating throughout the museum plus live bats from around the world. Advance reservations required. Saturday, 10.29 11 Davis Ave., Garden City. 516-224-5871

Halloween Spooktacular @ Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary  Spooky animals, pumpkin patch, adventure walk and campfire stories. Saturday, 10.29 134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay Cove. 516-922-3200

Halloween Festival @ Stony Brook Village Center Trick or treating and free mini pumpkins for kids plus beanbag and spider-ring, potato sack races, scarecrow competition and costume parade. Monday, 10.31 Main Street, Stony Brook. www.stonybrookvillage.com

TRAILS OF TERROR

Haunted Nighttime Corn Maze & Mansion of Melville @ F&W Schmitt’s  Seven acres of terror! Through 10.31 26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville. 631-271-3276. www.schmittfarms.com

Nyctophobia @ Nyctophobia Haunted House An intense and unique haunted experience like no other. Through 10.31 1508 Main Rd., Jamesport www.nyctophobiahaunt.com

Scare Fest @ HV Asylum 13 acres of sheer terror begins with a ride in a hearse to your final destination. Through 10.31 426 Mill Rd., Coram. 631-320-0473. www.hvasylum.com

Haunted Labyrinth & Warehouse @ Darkness Rising All proceeds from this twisted—and twisty—haunt go to charity. Through 10.31 10 Brooklyn Avenue, Massapequa. 516-799-4747. www.darknessrising.org

Trail of Terror @ Tiki Action Park Horrifying gore and real-life monsters for the bravest of thrill seekers. Through 10.30 1878 Middle Country Rd., Centereach. www.tikiactionpark.com

Spooky Walk @ Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Delivering nearly an hour of scares. Friday, 10.28 & Saturday, 10.29 2 Chet Swezey Rd., Center Moriches. 631-878-2596

Spooky Walk @ Tanglewood Preserve A spooky walk through the woods! Through 10.30 Tanglewood Road between Ocean Avenue and Lakeview Road, Lakeview

GHOST STORIES

Documents in Stone @ William Floyd Estate Learn about grave markers, foot stones and Deaths Head. Saturday, 10.29 245 Park Dr., Mastic Beach. 631-399-2030

Ghosts & Legends of Fire Island @ FI Lighthouse Tales of eerie happenings on the terrace. Saturday, 10.29 Robert Moses Causeway, Fire Island

Haunted 1880 Long Island Halloween @ Old Bethpage Village Restoration Ghost stories, haunted tours, magic lantern shows, jack-o’-lanterns and costume parade. Saturday, 10.29 & Sunday, 10.30 1303 Round Swamp Rd, Old Bethpage. 516-572-8401. www.nassaucountyny.gov

HAUNTED NIGHTLIFE

Hell Raiser Party @ The Loyal Dog With more than 100 beers. Friday, 10.28 288 E. Montauk Hwy., Lindenhurst. 631-225-1535. www.theloyaldogalehouse.com

Fright Night @ Tap & Barrel Live music, games, 100-pound pumpkin filled with GSB beer. Friday, 10.28 550 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown. 631-780-5474. www.52taps.com

Party 105 Fright Night @ Mulcahy’s—Centereach Party 105 hosts, plus $1,000 in cash and prizes. Saturday, 10.29 1702 Middle Country Rd., Centereach. 631-696-1111. www.muls.com

Halloween Bash @ Nutty Irishman—Bay Shore With a live performance by The Bash. Monday, 10.31 60 E. Main St., Bay Shore. 631-969-9700. www.thenuttyirishman.com

Halloween Party w/ DJ Spookie @ Napper Tandy’s—Miller Place
With live music by Poison tribute band Fallen Angel and completely Unchained. Saturday, 10.29 275 Route 25A, Miller Place. 631-331-5454. www.nappertandys.com

Pirate Party @ McFadden’s Treasure hunt and Pirate Booty dance off. Friday, 10.28 210 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre. 516-442-2600. www.mcfaddensrvc.com

Suffolk County’s Biggest Halloween Party @ Blue Music by Elixir and Killa K, Party FM broadcasting live, open bar from 9-10 p.m. Thursday, 10.27 7 Montauk Highway, Blue Point

Rockin’ Halloween Fundraiser for Vets @ UUCSR Buffet dinner, beer, wine, rock & blues. Saturday, 10.29 48 Shelter Rock Rd., Manhasset. www.uucsr.org

Pimp & Ho Halloween Party @ Katie’s
Live music, wear your pimp & ho costumes, and come down to this haunted bar featured on Paranormal State. Friday, 10.28 West Main Street, Smithtown. www.katiesofsmithtown.com

Splashes of Hope Party @ Coindre Hall A nefarious night of dinner, open bar, costumes & dancing.  Saturday, 10.29 101 Browns Rd., Huntington. 631-277-7800

OFFBEAT TRICKS & TREATS

Pumpkin Fling @ Suffolk County Farm Watch teams compete in catapulting and smashing pumpkins in a field. It’s awesome. Saturday, 10.29 350 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank.

Halloween Boat Burning @ LI Maritime Museum An annual tradition with hot drinks, chowders and live music as a boat is set ablaze. Friday, 10.28 86 West Ave., West Sayville. 631-494-9888

Scarecrows @ Old Westbury Gardens A variety of scarecrows with all different kinds of crazy personalitites on display in the garden—say hello! Through 10.30 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 516-333-0048. www.oldwestburygardens.org

Zombie Crawl @ Larkfield Rd., E. Northport Dress up like a zombie and get all sorts of deals around town. Saturday, 10.29

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