www.hicksnurseries.com for more information.
For those with little ones who crave physical fun, head over to Brightwaters Farms. This charming country oasis is one of Long Island’s best kept secrets. The 30 acre farm is tucked away on Manatuck Boulevard in Bay Shore. There you’ll find “A Little Farmers Playland” with giant slides, a hay tunnel, John Deere Pedal tractor races and all the quintessential fall family fun you’d expect with a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, hay rides and a fully stocked country store! Visit www.brightwatersfarms.com/fall/index.html for more information.
Long Island Children’s Museum is always a crowd-pleaser, and at Halloween they really deliver with a slightly spooky Ghostly Gala. This event takes place on Saturday, October 24th at the museum. Show off your costume, meet live animals, decorate goody bags, trick-or-treat , construct crafts and enjoy spooky music. There will also be special guests from the Bat Conservancy. Advanced tickets are available beginning September 29th and are only $9 each. Visit http://licm.org/images/LICMOct_09.pdf for information.
The Girl Scouts of Suffolk County are proud to host a “Trick or Treat Trail” at Camp Edey in Bayport. This is one family-friendly festival that’s sure to bring smiles to both boys and girls! With over a dozen activities throughout the day, including trick-or-treating, a fun maze, games, crafts, and a costume pageant every hour, the day is packed with fall fun. Best of all, this Halloween event takes place rain or shine! Admission is only $10 plus, adults are free!
For more Halloween events visit www.lihauntedhouses.com