NYC is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween whether it's at the park, at the zoo, or at home with a jack-o'-lantern.
WHEN: Saturday, Oct 26, 12-4pm
WHERE: Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
WANT TO GO: Free. 718-956-1819. socratessculpturepark.org
Pick the Perfect Pumpkin
The perfect jack-o'-lantern starts with the right pumpkin, and the best way to do that is visiting one of the many farms and pumpkin patches the NYC area has to offer. The Queens County Farm Museum not only offers free pumpkin picking, but also hayrides and a 3-acre, interactive corn maze.
HOURS: Through Oct. 26: Saturday-Sunday, 11am-4:30pm
WHERE: 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
WANT TO GO: Free. 718-347-3276. queensfarm.org
For more places to pick pumpkins in your area, check out our pumpkin picking guide.
Main image courtesy the Bronx Zoo