Some Hudson Valley Halloween traditions, including Horseman’s Hollow, the Nyack and Tarrytown Halloween parades, Forest O’ Fears: The Haunting of Cedar Lane, the Haunt at Rocky Ledge have all been canceled or “postponed” for the year due to concerns over COVID-19 variants. Jay Ghoul’s House of Curiosities has been canceled this year due to the amount of weddings, canceled in 2020, that at Lyndhurst.
But some popular attractions are back Halloween Tickets are on sale for numerous experiences including The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion and Boo at the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo. Check out our list of Halloween must-dos around the Lower and Mid-Hudson Valley as well as New York City in order from family-friendly to oh-so-scary.
Expect animal-inspired magic and mind reading shows; pumpkin carving demos, and a candy trail where kids can trick-or-treat. Costume parades take place three times daily and there will also be Halloween crafts, extinct animal graveyard, pumpkin trail, spider maze and “The Wildlife Witch’s Super Scary Halloween Show.” Advanced tickets are necessary.