Halloween at the Ascarium - New York Aquarium
Hours: Weekends only, 10am-5:30pm
Price: Admission: $14.95; $11.95 seniors; $10.95 children ages 3-12; FREE for children younger than 3; FREE for children ages 3-12 in costume (with the purchase of one full-priced adult ticket)
Surf Avenue and West 8th Street - 718-265-3474
Coney Island 11224
Description: This year's Ascarium is a swashbuckling pirate adventure with nautical and pirate-themed activities. Explore the Haunted Seafari, where you can peer through portholes, glimpsing life in the sea, and make your way through the haunted Captain's Quarters and Briny Brig. While you explore, learn what you can do to help save beaches and oceans from pollution. Animal exhibits are also woven into the adventure. There are also performances throughout the day, including "Pirate School!" with Billy Bones and various musical and dance shows; workshops; arts and crafts; and trick-or-treating. "The Curse of Skull Rock," a family-friendly animated adventure, is playing Oct. 1-31 in the 4-D movie theater ($7 additional per person).