Instead of opting for the usual witch or vampire Halloween costume, consider dressing them up as one of these fun characters by taking our quiz.
We received many wonderful photos of kids in their Halloween costumes and after much deliberation, we selected a winner of our Halloween Photo Contest.
These local dentists will buy your kids uneaten candy this Halloween. Spare cavities, make some money, and feel charitable knowing that most of the candy is then donated to troops overseas.
Celebrate this Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, with hands-on science and culture, at the fourth annual Dead or Alive in Rocket Park with New York Hall of Science.
Join the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween and help make trick-or-treating fun and inclusive for all the kids in the neighborhood.
Timothy Chase, D.M.D., shares the best and worst Halloween candy for your children to eat to maintain good oral health at Halloween.
This traditional Mexican celebration, also known as Dia De Los Muertos, is happening in family-friendly ways all over town.
The Rev. Victor Fuhrman is a real-life ghostbuster, meaning he investigates the paranormal and communicates with ghosts.
If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.
Let's face it, Halloween just isn't Halloween without jack-o'-lanterns. But with little kids in the house, carving pumpkins might be on your "to avoid" list. We've gathered our favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas that kids can do or help with to make your own Halloween decorations.
Katie Wyllie, author of Kids' Treats: 50 Easy, Extra-Special Snacks to Make with Your Little Ones, gives us the treat of three delicious recipes to make with marshmallows this Halloween.
Halloween is quickly approaching, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than by making your own Halloween decorations, and accessories for your costumes? Here, a roundup of our favorite Halloween DIYs.
Whether you’re looking for something spooky or just outdoor fall fun, these haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin blazes, and autumn activities in New York, Long Island, and Connecticut are sure to make this Halloween one to remember.
Local parents share smart solutions to the trick-y troubles that seem to haunt us all in October.
Happy Halloween! For younger kids and babies, trick-or-treating is a new experience and it can be a little frightening or overwhelming if they aren’t prepared for what’s to come. Make sure baby stays warm and comfy for a smooth experience with these seven tips and tricks for your Halloween night out.
Audrey Kinsman, mom of four, recently launched "Switchcrafted: The Story of the Switch Witches of Halloween", a book that encourages kids to trade in their Halloween candy for a new toy or other treat.
Fall is one of the most breathtaking times to visit Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Discover fun family-friendly events to celebrate autumn—and a few on the spooky side for Halloween!
Liz Heinecke, author of Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, shares easy-to-follow directions to make Alien Monster Eggs for a Halloween decoration for your ghoolish party. Bonus: It's a science experiment for kids!
If you're celebrating Halloween in Fairfield County, CT, with a toddler or young child, check out our guide to fun, tot-friendly, not-too-scary Halloween events in the area, including costume parties, outdoor events, and much more.
If you're celebrating Halloween on Long Island with a toddler in tow, check out our guide to tot-friendly, not-so-spooky events in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including trick-or-treating events, costume parties, and museum celebrations.
There are plenty of FREE events celebrating Halloween on Long Island. Our guide includes family-friendly festivals, trick-or-treating events, museum parties, community celebrations, and more.
Your guide to free things to do for Halloween in New York City, including family festivals, carnivals, costume parties, spooky story times, and much more in the five boroughs.
Looking for things to do for Halloween with your toddler in New York City? We've put together a list of tot-friendly Halloween events in the boroughs, including costume parties and museum events that welcome young children.
We've answered your frequently asked questions about the 2014 NYMetroParents Halloween Photo Contest. Find out how to enter your child, information on how the winners are chosen, voting policies, and cover contest prizes from UrbanSitter and KidzBop!
Master pumpkin carver Thomas Olton, creative director of the annual Rise of the Jack O' Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, gives tips on how to carve pumpkins with your kids in a fun, safe, and easy way.