Eddy, my little men and I have had several fun weekends for Fall Fun adventures. But there is still time for more fall adventures and especially the last weekend before Halloween. There are so many fun Fall and pumpkin happenings going on around CT and Tri-State area that I just had to share! This is by far not a complete list but they looked really fun and where family friendly. For full details on fees, hours etc head over to their site.
Oct. 26-27 – Spooky Nature Trail – Denison-Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, 06355. Time: 5:30 p.m. -7 p.m. Bring a flashlight and venture into the magical world of talking animals and mischievous pirates. Make your own path through the Jack-o-lantern lined trails and encounter characters and creatures from the natural world. Admission: $9.50 ($30 max per family). (860) 536-1216
Oct. 27 – Halloween Hysterics at Henry’s – Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield St., Guilford, 06437. Time: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Especially for kids, Halloween Hysterics at Henry’s is a great way of celebrating the holiday. Kids can take a flashlight tour of the museum, as well participate in scavenger hunts, craft activities and more. Admission: Adults $8, seniors $6, children (6-17) $5, 5 and under free. (203) 453-2457
Oct. 27 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show (in IMAX) – The Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk, 06854. Time: 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Do the Time Warp as Dr. Frank-N-Furter and the old crew from the campy cult movie will be on display on the aquarium’s giant screen. Guests are encouraged to dress up as the film’s characters, bring rubber gloves, newspapers and party horns. Admission: $17.50. On Oct 28, watch Mel Brooks’ hilarious classic, “Young Frankenstein,” which will be shown at 7:45 p.m. Admission: $8.50 – $11.50. (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206
New York City:
Pumpkin Picking & Pancakes at David Burke Kitchen:
The James NY 23 Grand Street New York, NY,
October 27th, 11am to 2pm. Signature brunch, pumpkin picking (one per child), pumpkin carving demonstration and wear your costume! Brunch menu items vary. (We will be here on Saturday!)
citibabes Annual Halloween Spooktacular
52 mercer street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10013
October 27th, 10:00 am to 1:00pm. Spooky story telling, face painting, arts and crafts. $10 for family members, $35 for non-member families (wear your costume!)
Syfy HalloweeNYC: Free and family friendly activities on Friday, October 26, through Sunday, October 28, 11am–6pm daily, at Flatiron Plaza North at 23rd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, in Manhattan.
Friday, October 26: 1–1:30pm: Cast members from rock musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark perform and pose for photos with guests.
Saturday, October 27: 2:30–3pm: The Jimmies, Parents’ Choice Award–winning performers, will entertain guests with their upbeat song-and-dance routine.
Sunday, October 28: 1–1:30pm: Cardone, the ultimate vaudeville magician, will mystify adults and children with a high-energy performance.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Giant Corn Maze and pumpkin patch October 25 to 28th.
The corn maze and pumpkin patch are free and open to the public. Museum admission is NOT required AND Saturday and Sunday visitors can decorate their pumpkins.
Located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan, the maze will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. on Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th, visitors can decorate their pumpkins to look spooky and fun using paint and other supplies.
Sesame Place The Count’s Spooktacular
October 27th & 28th, 10am to 6pm. Trick or treating, not so spooky shows and The Count’s Halloween costume contest. Wear your costume plus enter my four ticket giveaway that ends October 25th .
Disclosure: I was not obligated to post on these events received information about these family friendly activities and had to share.