Fun Festivals on Long Island this October

Fun Festivals on Long Island this October

Get ready for one of the best kinds of family fun: an outdoor festival. Enjoy them this October right on Long Island while the season is here!

Fall Into Fun Carnival
WHEN: Sep. 28 - Oct. 1, Thursday, 6-10pm; Friday, 6-11pm; Saturday, 12-11pm; Sunday, 12-7pm
WHERE: Heritage Park, 633 Mount Sinai Coram Road, Mount Sinai, NY
WHAT: There will be rides, games, and food to kick off the fall season.
WANT TO GO? $22 and up. 631-384-8900.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Harvest Competition FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 1, 11am
WHERE: Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY
WHAT: Everyone is invited to participate in this exciting competition which not only includes giant pumpkins but additional categories for large, unique, and decorated vegetables.
WANT TO GO? 516-334-0066.

White Post Farms Fall Festival
WHEN: Oct. 7 - 29, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
WHERE: White Post Farms, 250 Old Country Road, Melville, NY
WHAT: Enjoy hayrides, stage shows, bouncers, food and  farm animals.
WANT TO GO? $21.17. 631-351-9373.

Fall Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 7, 10am-4:30pm
WHERE: Cold Spring Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
WHAT: Activities include kids fishing, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, castle bouncer, live animal encounters, music, food, and games.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 516-692-6768.

Fall Family Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 8, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Coe Hall-Planting Fields, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY
WHAT: Halloween trick or treat and costume parade, live music, jumbo garden games, pumpkins for sale, pony rides, potato sack races, face painting, watercolor demonstrations, and a bounce house.
WANT TO GO? $20 per vehicle. 516-922-8688.

Halloween & Psychic Faire
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 14, 11am-6pm
WHERE: The Community Space at The Fellowship, 109 Browns Road, Huntington, NY
WHAT: For children there will be a haunted house, live animal program, storytelling, costume parade, and more. For adults, there are psychic readings and other mystical, macabre activities.
WANT TO GO? $15; $12 children ages 13-18; $5 children ages 6-12; free for children younger than 6. 631-427-9547.

More Than Pink Health & Wellness Expo FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 14, 12-6pm
WHERE: Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY
WHAT: There will be over 20 vendors with health and wellness products and services for every member of your family.
WANT TO GO? 631-724-8066.

Halloween Fun Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 21, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre At Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
WHAT: Prepare yourself for a day of fun, wear a costume, and be part of the parade. Enjoy a pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating, haunted house, scarecrow garden, mask making, corn maze, chalk talk, costume contest, bowling, cupcake decorating, and food.
WANT TO GO? 516-323-4444.

Rolling River Fall Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 21, 12-4pm
WHERE: Rolling River Camp, 477 Ocean Ave., East Rockaway, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: This much-anticipated festival is open to the public and includes a variety of kid-friendly activities and rides. Food and refreshments will be available onsite.
WANT TO GO? $10. 516-593-2267.

Children's Fall Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 29, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
WHAT: Dress in costume for this fall celebration. Kids will love the bounce houses, traditional games, pie-eating contests, and cartoon character look-alikes. Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit the Haunted House, and enjoy a pony ride and farm animals.
WANT TO GO? $20. 718-347-3276.

Wail-ing Boo-seum & Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 29, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Whaling Museum and Education Center, 279 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor, NY
WHAT: Meet an assortment of live critters and see spooky (not scary) museum exhibits come to life with costumed characters.
WANT TO GO? $5; $15 children. 631-367-3418.

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