It’s the last weekend before Halloween so get into the spirit with neighborhood Halloween festivals and parades plus Muscoot Farm’s annual Boo Walk. For a complete list of Halloween events for all ages (including the stuff for older kids and adults) check out our Halloween Guide 2012.
Saturday, October 27 is Tarrytown’s annual Halloween Parade. Come in costume, parade down Main Street enjoy live music, food from local restaurants and a street wide celebration. Older kids and adults will enjoy a DJ from 6:30-8:15 and live music from 8:15 to 10:30. The parade assembles at 5:00-6:00 pm at Patriot’s Park, parade step-off 6:00 pm. Patriot’s Park: 121 N Broadway Tarrytown.
Saturday is also Pleasantville’s Ragamuffin Parade from 11:30am – 2pm. Dress up in costume and march along Pleasantville’s main drag. Parade begins at Bedford Road School and ends at Memorial Plaza.
New Rochelle Library’s Costume Parade begins at 9:45 am (line up time) at New Street in front of Regal Cinema. Parade ends at the Library Green. Enjoy Halloween treats and pumpkin-painting on the Library Green after the parade. New Rochelle Library: 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.
It’s the last weekend for New York Botanical Garden’s Spooky Nightime Adventures. Grab a Con Edison flashlight and explore the sculptures as you trick-or-treat in the Adventure Garden after dark. Listen for critters of the night, dig around for decomposers, and decorate gourds from 6:30pm-8:00pm on Saturday and Sunday October 27 and 28th. Adults and kids of all ages: Non-Member $20/Member $15. Get your tickets here. New York Botanical Garden: 2900 Southern Boulevard.
Come to Muscoot Farm dressed in your costumes on Sunday, October 28, for Muscoot Farm’s Annual Boo Walk from 12 – 3pm. Can you find all the items on their Halloween themed scavenger hunt list? A treat awaits those who dare to follow the Boo Trail! Make a day of it and see all the animals at the farm, too. Muscoot Farm: 51 Route 100, Somers.
The Bronxville Children’s Halloween Festival has been rescheduled to November 3 (for weather related reasons) from 12 – 4pm. Join the fun for the whole family with a live music, carousel, bouncy house, pony rides, cotton candy, popcorn, plus food from local restaurants like Chantilly Patisserie (major yum) and more. Rides will cost $3, and pony rides will be $6. Leonard Morange Park is on the west side of Metro North station along Parkway Road. Please check their website for weather related announcements.
Also, don’t forget about Weinberg Nature Center’s Bat and Owl Prowl on Friday, October 26 from 6 – 9pm and Greenburgh Nature Center’s Scarecrows and Pumpkins Parade on Sunday, October 28 from 11am -3:30pm.