2009 Guide to Halloween on Long Island
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Andrews Family Farm
1038 Sound Avenue, Wading River
Open daily except Wednesdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is only $1, and the mini corn maze is designed for younger kids. Roasted corn and pumpkin picking right from the vine.
56 Gnarled Hollow Road in Setauket
Official Site: www.bennersfarm.com
Pumpkin picking on an old-fashioned animal farm. You can pet and feed sheep, goats, turkeys pigs and more in addition to finding your great pumpkin. Open weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m., admission is $6 for adults and $5 for kids (cash only).
1624 Manatuck Boulevard in Bay Shore
Official Site: www.brightwatersfarms.com
Pumpkin picking, hay rides and pony rides, fresh apple cider and baked goods are available. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Spooky Walk
Montauk Highway in Center Moriches
One of the longest-running and largest haunted attractions on Long Island. It may be a little too intense for small children (there are live actors in creepy scenes), so use your own discretion. Admission is $12 per person, and the gates open at 7:00 p.m. Open Friday and Saturday nights, October 16th & 17th and 23rd & 24th.
Colonial Springs Farm
201 Main Avenue in Wheatley Heights
Pumpkin picking and corn maze, open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekends only.
Elwood Pumpkin Farm
1500 Jericho Turnpike in Huntington
Pumpkin picking on weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
69 Horsemill Lane in Bridgehampton
Official Site: www.cornfieldmaze.com
A huge corn maze that also features farm animals, a corn box (that's a sandbox with corn kernels instead of sand) and a corn cannon for blasting cobs through the air. Open weekends and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fink's Country Farm
6242 Middle Country Road in Manorville
Official Site: www.finksfarm.com
Corn maze, hayrides, a combine slide and a kiddie train complement the pumpkin picking. General admission is $12 and includes all of the attractions except the train ride. Open weekends and Columbus day from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.
Grammas Flower Cottage
2891 Montauk Highway in Brookhaven
Official Site: www.grammasflowercottage.com
Pumpkin picking in the field or off the shelf, corn maze and child-sized haybale maze await at the Flower Cottage, open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (they close at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays).
Greenland Family Farms
17155 County Road 48 in Cutchogue
Official Site: www.greenlandfamilyfarms.com
Pumpkin picking seven days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Harbes Family Farms
Sound Avenue in Mattituck
Main Street in Jamesport
Sound Avenue in Riverhead (Middle Earth Farm)
Official Site: www.harbesfamilyfarm.com
The Habes family runs three farms with pumpkin picking and corn mazes on the north fork. The Wizard of Oz corn maze in Mattituck is the one that is open every day, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The farm in Jamesport has a Wild West theme and is open on weekends and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Finally, the Middle Earth farm in Riverhead features a corn maze that is open weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again on Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Admission to the night maze is $9.95. There are pony rides for $5 a ride on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All of the locations feature pumpkin picking, hay rides and food. There are baby farm animals at the Mattituck and Jamesport locations as well as live music. Admission at Mattituck is $4 for adults, $3 for kids over two. $11.95 for adults and $9.95 over two will get you admission into the Jamesport farm and the wild west game courtyard. All three locations feature play equipment.
Hank's Pumpkin Town
Montauk Highway, Water Mill
Official Site: www.hankspumpkintown.com
A trio of mazes in varying degrees of difficulty present a challenge for all ages. Each maze features a map with puzzles to solve as you make your way through the maze. They're open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekends and holiday. A $10 wristband buys you unlimited admission to all the mazes as well as hay wagon and tractor train rides.
There are haunted houses all over Long Island, and there is a great site for finding them all. Long Island Haunted Houses breaks them down with reviews and directions, head over there if you want to see a complete list.
Kaufold's Country Florist & Farm
724 Middle Country Road in Ridge
Not a pumpkin patch, but for $5 you can explore the maze and kids can drive through a specially designed tricycle maze. There are also pony rides and picked pumpkins available. Weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., also open on Columbus Day.
Krupski's Pumpkin Farm
38030 Route 25 in Peconic
Pick your own pumpkins, hay rides and a corn maze open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
830 Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow
Official Site: lewinfarms.homestead.com
Pick your own pumpkins from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily, closed on Tuesdays.
Little Red Farmstand
210 Yaphank-Middle Island Road in Yaphank
UPick pumpkins, a corn maze, roasted corn and candied apples complement the selection of fresh produce just off the LIE.
May's Farm Stand
6361 Route 25A in Wading River
Official Site: www.maysfarmny.com
Pick your own pumpkins from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, and don't forget to sneak a peek at the Christmas trees.
Meyer's Farm Stand
131 Piquets Lane in Woodbury
One of the few pumpkin picking venues in Nassau County.
The Milk Pail Farm
Montauk Highway in Water Mill
Official Site: www.milk-pail.com
Pick your own pumpkins at the Milk Pail. The patch is open Friday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Rottkamp's Fox Hollow Farm
143 Sound Avenue in Calverton
Pumpkin picking on weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Schmitt's Family Farm
Pinelawn Road in Melville
Official Site: www.schmittfarms.com
Pumpkin picking, a corn maze and inflatable bouncers highlight the daytime activities, while a haunted mansion and corn maze take over when the sun goes down. There is a pirate ship playground, hay rides and Long Island's largest hay pyramid. The patch is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. every day until Halloween. Admission to the children's haunted mansion is $5, the corn maze is $8. The really scary nighttime haunted mansion and maze are open Friday through Sunday until November 2nd. Admission is $16 for the mansion, $11 for the maze or $22 for both. The gates open at 7:00 p.m.
Seven Ponds Orchard
65 Seven Ponds Road in Water Mill
Corn maze, hay rides and pick your own pumpkins, daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane in Aquebogue
Official Site: www.stakeyspumpkinfarm.com
One of Long Island's oldest pumpkin farms, Stakey's is one of the few that is open every day. Monday through Friday, the patch is open from noon to 5:00 p.m. On weekends and holidays, they're open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There's a corn maze, pony rides, bounce house and face painting.
Trick or Treat Trail at Camp Edey
1500 Lakeview Avenue in Bayport
Official Site: www.gssc.us
The girl scout camp in Bayport will open on October 17th, 24th and 25th and on Halloween day for a spooky walk through the camp and trick or treating. There will be an hourly costume contest as well. The cost is $10 per child, and preregistration is required.
Twilight Pumpkin Spectacular
One Museum Drive in Roslyn Harbor
Official Site: www.nassaumuseum.com
The Nassau County Museum of Art showcases over 3,000 hand-carved jack o'lanterns on their grounds from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Halloween weekend, October 30th through November 1st. Tickets for timed entry must be purchased in advance, $15 for adults and $10 for kids aged six to twelve. Five years old and under are free. Inside, you'll find over a mile of trails lined with pumpkins carved in all kinds of faces and scenes. Hot chocolate and cider, candy apples, cookies and pumpkin pie will be available to warm up your night.
White Post Farms
250 Old Country Road in Melville
Official Site: www.whitepostfarms.com
Pumpkin picking is only the beginning at White Post Farm's weekend Fall Festival through October 26th. There is a daily stage show they call the "The Hokey Hootenanny," with music, dancing and comedy for kids. They also have sing along hay rides, pony rides, the Farmland Express miniature train ride, a playground with wooden play structures and sandboxes, and a field full of inflatable bouncers. Weekend hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and admission is $14. Check out our review of White Post Farms for pictures of the facilities.
Wickham's Fruit Farm
Route 25 in Cutchogue
Official Site: www.wickhamsfruitfarm.com
Hayrides on Saturdays and pumpkin picking daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays.
Woodside Nursery and Garden Center
134 East Woodside Avenue in Patchogue
Official Site: www.woodsidenurseryandgarden.com
The Woodside Nursery offers pumpkin picking, corn stalks and hay bales, seasonal flowers, bouncy house and a spooky tunnel walk.
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