Halloween is HERE and it’s on a Saturday this year! My 5 year old can’t wait we have our passes to hit up my Dad’s condo complex so my kids are going to have a major sugar high! Still looking for something to do? Here are some options!
Friday October 30th
Mid Hudson Children’s Museum, Poughkeepsie
Starlab – This program takes place inside of our inflatable planetarium, but inside children will learn about color, light and shadows (not constellations or the night sky). Each child will create their own Halloween themed shadow puppet.
Saturday October 31st
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie
Fun Run & Trick or Treating – Join a costume optional 5K Fun Run at 11am. Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department will host a children’s costume parade and contest. Parade line-up begins in the North Parking Lot at 12pm; the parade will end in front of Joss House where the costume judging will take place. Then children will be able to trick-or-treat in Joss and join in fun activities, such as a bouncy house.
Poughkeepsie Galleria, Poughkeepsie
Mall-O-Ween – Trick or Treat and Shop at your favorite stores! Head to the Center for a costume parade too!
Hudson Valley Renegades Stadium, Wappingers Falls
Rascal’s Monster Bash – Bring your trick-or-treaters in full costume as the kids will be able to trick-or-treat at the local vendor tables located around the concourse.
Sunday November 1st
Red Hook Library, Red Hook
Chocolate Olympics – Kids of all ages will use chocolate for everything from building to drawing. Competitions will include unwrapping a Hershey Kiss with oven mitts and stacking Oreos on each other’s heads to create chocolate unicorns! And there will, of course, be chocolate prizes.
Harvest Moon Orchard, Brewster
Fall Festival – Festival activities include hayride around the farm, face painting, bouncy castle, pony rides, pumpkin patch, farm animals, smoked turkey legs, pumpkin cheesecake, wood fired oven pizza, apple picking, wood fired oven pizza, BBQ, cider doughnuts, fudge and more!