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!
Lose Your Head in Sleepy
-- Taking the tale of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its
darkest extremes is Horseman’s
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
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 house 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.