Top 5 Halloween Fests for Kids in Queens

The coming fall brings with it great outdoor festivals full of kid-friendly activities. Here are the top five Halloween festivals in Queens to enjoy with the kids.

Haunted houses, pumpkin-carving contests, and prizes for the best costume are all part of fun Halloween-themed festivals happening in Queens for the season. Head to these top five Halloween festivals for a day of spooktacular fun with your kids.

Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens
1.Great Halloween Events and Carved Pumpkin Contestfriends of maple grove
Get spooked on a walking tour of the cemetary, participate in a costume parade, and create crafts to take home. Bring your own pre-carved pumpkin to ener the contest and vy for the top prizes at the cemetery's great Halloween event. When: Oct. 20

Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park
queens farm halloween2. Haunted Days on the Farm
Meet the residents of the Halloween Haunted House and enjoy spooky Halloween-themed treats, go on a hayride, and drink mulled cider. Also get lost in the farm's Amaizing Corn Maze (open Saturdays and Sundays). When: Oct. 26-28

Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park
3. Children's Fall Festival
queens county fall festivalPut on your best Halloween costume for the Children's Fall Festival and tour a haunted house, play games, ride a pony, dance, enjoy treats, and make crafts to take home. Also check out a magic show and catch a pig race. When: Oct. 28.

Voelker Orth Museum and Garden, Flushing

4. Halloween Party Fun
halloween party fun voelker orth museum and gardenEerie ghosts, ghoulish goblins, and bewitching witches will take over the Voelker Orth Museum and Garden for some Halloween Party Fun. Costumed kids can go trick or treating, play garden games, and should also be prepared for a few surprises. When: Oct. 26

Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island
halloween harvest festival5. Halloween Harvest Festival
Head to the FREE Halloween Harvest Festival for harvest fods, live music, and costume-making workshops. You can even enter the famiy dog in the 8th annual Canine Costume Contest or just watch the parade of dogs in their creative costumes. When: Oct. 20