Check out these fun, free, and kid-friendly Halloween events to enjoy with your family in NYC.
FREE Halloween Trunk or Treat and Food Drive
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2pm
WHERE: Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens
WHAT: Volunteers will park their Halloween decorated cars in a secured, closed off area of Maple Grove Cemetery and pass out candy from their trunks.
WANT TO GO? 347-878-6614. friendsofmaplegrove.org.
FREE Spooktopia: Saturday Family Movie
WHEN: Oct. 6-27, Saturdays, 2pm
WHERE: Arverne Library, 312 Beach 54 St., Arverne
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Come and get into the mood for the Halloween!
WANT TO GO? 718-634-4784. queenslibrary.org.
FREE Halloween Party!
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4pm
WHERE: Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica
WHAT: Come in costume and celebrate Halloween with fun, games, music, and more.
WANT TO GO? 718-990-0700. queenslibrary.org.
FREE Movie Night: 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 4, 4pm
WHERE: Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's pumpkin king, has become bored with the same routine of frightening people when he stumbles on Christmastown and gets a new lease on life.
WANT TO GO? 718-849-1010. queenslibrary.org.
FREE Family Movie Afternoon: 'Z.O.M.B.I.E.S'
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 19, 3pm
WHERE: Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave., Howard Beach
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: A zombie and a cheerleader work together to show the town of Seabrook what they can achieve when they embrace their differences.
WANT TO GO? 718-641-7086. queenslibrary.org.
FREE Fall Harvest and Giant Pumpkin Contest
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10am
WHERE: Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
WHAT: This newly expanded competition includes giant pumpkins and additional categories for large, decorated vegetables.
WANT TO GO? 516-334-0066. hicksnurseries.com.
FREE Greenbelt Annual Pumpkin Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 6, 12-4pm
WHERE: Willowbrook Park, Eton Place and Richmond Ave., Staten Island
WHAT: Pick up pumpkins then take part in fishing lessons, a nature-inspired craft, face painting, and a visit from Quiver Farms Petting Zoo.
WANT TO GO? 718-667-3545. sigreenbelt.org.