Milieu’s Top Fall Festivities 2014

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Fall and Halloween Events Guide

Milieu has compiled the most amazing events happening across Long Island this Fall.  Use this as a guide to all things festive, fun and SPOOKY!
Great for Family Fun:

The Dee’s Fall Festival

Where: The Dee’s Nursery and Florist
When: Every weekend in October

The Dee’s Fall Festival has a ton of great activities your kids will love. Take your family to go pumpkin picking, have fun at the petting zoo and even get your face painted. Don’t forget to enjoy The Dee’s Haunted House but be prepared to be scared!



DogFest Walk ‘n Roll

Where: Marjorie Post Park

When: October 11
This community dog walk raises money to support the mission of Canine Companions for Independence. Fundraise and win prizes when your team of friends, family members and coworkers join!


Harvest Festival

Where: Benner’s Farm

When: October 12

Enjoy a day of family fun at Benner’s Farm, Listen to live music as you pick pumpkins, make cider and take hayrides.



Schmitt’s Family Farm

Where: F&W Schmitt’s Farm

When: various dates in October, check website

Schmitt’s Family Farm during the day has a variety of attractions for you and the kids. Have fun with the family with pumpkin picking, hayrides and a corn maze. For those interested in something a bit scarier, Schmitt’s Haunted Family Farm is open on weekend nights. Prepare to be scared with a Haunted Corn Maze, the Haunted Mansion of Melville and The Experiment attraction. There’s something at Schmitt’s Family Farm that everyone will love.

The Rise

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns

Where: Old Westbury Gardens

When: October 16-19, 22-26, 29-November 2

Probably one of the most unique Halloween events this fall, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns showcases over 5,000 carved pumpkins. These hand-carved jack o’lanterns are created by local artists and sculptors and arranged on a quarter mile-walking trail. This family attraction is like non-other and is great for all ages! Tickets must be purchased ahead. and get a promo code for up to 50% off tickets to RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns.

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s Spooky Walk

Where: Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

When: October 17-18, 24-25

This 45-minute haunted walk is a great way for the whole family to be scared this October. This attraction also has fun autumn food favorites to enjoy with your family. This long-lasting walk won’t disappoint and 100% of the proceeds go to the Pa-Qua-Tuck camp for disabled adults and children.


Where: Oyster Bay
When: October 18-19

The Oyster Festival at Oyster Bay is a great event for a weekend of family fun. Run by the Oyster Bay Charitable Fund, this event has tall ships, live music, local food venders, harbor cruises, petting zoos and Not only is it a ton of fun but it also benefits local non-profit organizations.


Fido’s Fall Festival

Where: The Bristal at Sayville
When: October 18

Bring the whole family to Fido’s Fall Festival, including man’s best friend! This event features a dog costume contest, crafts and games for children, live music and even a kissing booth for you and your dog. There will also be pet-friendly venders and adoption opportunities. All proceeds benefit Seniors with Animals Project through PAWS.



Spooky Fest

Where: Tanglewood Preserve

When: October 24-26, 31-November 2

Spooky Fest has the best of scary and not-so-scary attractions this fall. This Halloween attraction is hosted by the Center for Science Teaching and Learning has fun walks for children and adults, kid’s crafts, The Maze of Zombies and various other fun events. No matter what age you are or whom you go with, you’ll have a spook-tacular time at Spooky Fest.


Pumpkin Park at Adventureland

Where: Adventureland Amusement Park

When: October 25

Interested in a fun and safe option for trick-or-treating? Adventureland’s Pumpkin Park has various vendors for kids to get candy and giveaways. Dress up in costume and also don’t forget to enjoy Adventureland’s rides for all ages. Admission and parking is free and kids are guaranteed to have a great time.

Sayville Falls Mini Golf Trunk-or-Treat Festival

Where: Long Island Mini Golf
When: October 25
Decorate the trunk of your car for a great cause. There will be fun and games, discounted mini golf and performances from local businesses. Donate perishable food items or make a monetary donation to benefit the Sayville Food Pantry for admission.


Rock Hall Country Fair

Where: Rock Hall Museum
When: October 25-26

Take in some Long Island history at this old country fair! Watch Civil War enactments and live music. The fair also features a harvest market, colonial historians and wood-turners, scarecrow making, museum tours, pony rides, animal farm, antique cars and a craft area for children. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Rock Hall.

StonyBrookHalloweenFestival24th Annual Halloween Festival in Stony Brook Village

Where: Stony Brook Village
When: October 31

Take your kids trick-or-treating in shops, participate in the costume parade and listen to live music from WALK 97.5 at this year’s Halloween Festival. Although those are just a few activities at this annual festival, this event will keep everyone entertained this Halloween.


Bats, Barnacles and Broomsticks Halloween Party

Where: Long Island Aquarium
When: November 1:

Great for kids, this Halloween party will have everything your kid could ever want to do this fall. There will be a magic show, trick-or-treating, story telling and pumpkin painting. Dress up in costume and kids get 50% of the price of admission. The party is even followed by a family brunch on November 2nd.

Adults Only:

Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse

Where: Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse

When: Various dates in October, check website

This haunted attraction incorporates a haunted house and professional theater. Each year, the Haunted Playhouse creates a new theme to impress those who visit. If a haunted house is too scary for the kids, they can have fun in costume during the day.



NYZ Apocalypse


Where: Apollo Prison Systems, Deer Park

When: October 2- November 2, Thursday-Sunday

This interactive zombie-survival experience is like nothing you’ve ever lived through. Over the course of about 45 minutes, survivors must be briefed, trained and thrust into the complex where they must face the infected, re-arm themselves and interact with any known survivors still alive. This terrifying experience is not meant for those under 12 years of age.



Bayville Scream Park

Where: Bayville Scream Park

When: October 10- Nov. 2, November 7-8

This adventure park has everything a thrill-seeker would love. Bayville Scream Park has five different attractions that will scare the bravest of people! If scary isn’t for you or the kids, the park also has “Kid’s ‘Not so scary’ Days,” which are perfect for the little ones. If you want to be scared at the five terrifying attractions or enjoy a Halloween train ride with the kids, either way you’ll have fun.

Middle Island Fire Department’s Haunted Trail of Horrors

Where:Middle Island Fire Department HQ

When: October 17-18, 24-25

This haunted trail will definitely give you nightmares! The walk through the haunted woods changes every year, keeping its visitors on their feet and terrified to return. This attraction is only $10 and free for children under 5. MiddleIslandFD.org2nd Annual East End Oktoberfest

Where: Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market

When: October 25-26

Come out for the East End’s only Oktoberfest celebration featuring Long Island craft beers, pumpkin picking and hayrides. This event benefits the WUSB radio station and is great for the whole family.

4th Annual Stephanie O’s Halloween Party

Where: Carlyle at the Palace

When: October 29

This party has everything you could want this Halloween. Your ticket includes live entertainment, Halloween buffet, cash bar, contests, raffles, silent auction, costume parade and a Meet and Greet with Stephanie O. A portion of your ticket prices goes towards Autism Speaks.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie and Halloween After Party

Where: the Suffolk Theater

When: October 31

Get dressed up and get ready to have some fun at the Suffolk Theater. Watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the big screen and stick around afterwards for an after party!


Halloween Costume Party

Where: The Emporium
When: October 31

Get ready for a crazy night at The Emporium’s 3rd annual Halloween Costume party. Costumes are mandatory for admission and there are prizes given out all night for best costume ideas. Live DJs will be playing all night and bottle service is available.

Masquerade for the Macabre Halloween Ball

Where: Clarion Hotel, Ronkonkoma

When: November 1, 8pm
If you’re interested in trying something different to celebrate Halloween, attend the Jack the Ripper Murder Mystery dinner. For $55, enjoy a night of mystery and games that you’ll never forget!

Zumba Halloween Style with Oscar Gonzalez

Where: Dance Centre of the Hamptons
When: November 1

Dress up as a superhero or a villain and be ready to have some fun. Burn off the calories from all that Halloween candy by having fun and dancing. Prizes will be given out for best costume.

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