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New York Halloween

Halloween in New York is a spook-tacular time that offers family fall activities all can enjoy – visit a theme park decorated for festive events, take a haunted hay-ride, or enter a frightful mansion where someone (or something?) will try to get you!

Becker Farms 266Lose Your Head in Sleepy Hollow -- Taking the tale of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes is Horseman’s Hollow and the The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze are among just a few of the attractions that are sure to scared out of your mind. Honestly, there’s so much to do in Sleepy Hollow Country, it’s scary! Ulster Park, also in the Hudson Valley, has the original Headless Horseman Hayrides. Besides the one-mile-long haunted hayride through the dark woods, there's a sideshow performance, a labyrinth-style corn maze and three haunted houses. Double M in the Capital Saratoga region, offers a daytime hayride and corn maze while at night the ghouls come out if you’re brave enough to visit. For two weeks in the Hudson Valley you can enter Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion for Fear Fest - see for yourself if it lives up to its name!

The Buffalo area will get you screaming when you enter Gateway’s House of Horrors and the 6
Gates of Hell traveling through six haunted houses with fun themes like the Gas Chamber and Buried Alive. ’s Nightmare Hayrides, opens October 5, 2013 and runs through October 28, 2013 Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and will get your imagination running, especially when you leave the hay wagon and pass through the haunted maze. In Rochester take a Haunted Hayride beginning at dusk for some chills and thrills. If your haunting adventures take you to the Adirondacks be sure to visit Dr. Morbid’s Haunted House, come learn why he became known to locals as the Mad Wax Maker!

KILLERS 2: A Nightmare Haunted House invites you to enter a horrifying, immersive haunted
NYC Halloween Parade - Photo by © NYC & Companyhouse experience about the obsession and fascination with serial killers both real and fictional in New York City, while it’s the Zombie Apocalypse and it is time to put your survival skills to the test at the Bronx Haunted House. Will you survive? Then there is Blood Manor, where among other chills you will need to dodge demons, pass through Hannibal’s kitchen of maggots and roaches, experience the new laser spectacular show, and enter the 3D Labyrinth. On Halloween be prepared for NYC’s 40th Annual Halloween Parade – an event like no other with 50,000 participants! The route is from 6th Avenue South of Spring Street and it is recommended to arrive between 7- 9pm. Or try taking a haunted New York Ghost Tours tour and see for yourself why New York is regarded as one of the nation's most haunted cities.

When you’re in Long Island you can experience thrills and chills at the Bayville Scream Park, with five classic New York haunted houses. Then there’s the Haunted Play House, recommended for ages 13 and up, where the souls of departed may lead you on a journey you will not want to remember but can’t forget.

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