Revel in the Halloween fun amongst the animals at the Bronx Zoo with magic shows, pumpkin carving demonstrations, mind reading and trips through a spooky extinct animal graveyard. Each day, animal-themed costumed stilt walkers and Halloween animal puppets will put on a "MASKerade" while the Wildlife Theater will pull out all the stops with performances in Astor Court. Advanced tickets are required before attending and reentry is not permitted.
For fall family fun, grab the kids and head out to one of the many fall festivals in NYC and beyond. The whole crew will love these autumnal activities that feature all the fall faves you can think of, from corn mazes, pumpkin picking and hayrides to Halloween festivities and harvest celebrations. Get your fill of hot apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, funnel cakes, pumpkin pie and more. Don your sweaters and make the most of the coziest season of the year. Whether you’re looking to take a fall family day trip or stick closer to home, these are the fall festivals near NYC that families will love.