Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings in Tarrytown and Sleepy HollowTarrytown and Sleepy Hollow are positively crawling with Halloween Happenings


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays as well as select weeknights in October
Evening Guided Tours, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Route 9/Broadway, Sleepy Hollow
914 631-0081 www.sleepyhollowcemetery.org, 7-9 p.m.  
Evening lantern tours led by cemetery historian. Tours are more than a mile on foot over broken ground, so wear walking shoes or sneakers.  Advanced reservations required:

October 8-9, 14-16, 21-23, 27-30
Horseman’s Hollow
Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow
914 631-8200 (Advance tickets) www.hudsonvalley.org
Are you ready to be scared out of your mind?? This brand new haunted experience takes the tale of the “The Legend of Sleep Hollow” to its darkest extremes. This event is not suitable for small children, adults who are claustrophobic, have heart or respiratory conditions, are prone to seizures or have other chronic health conditions.  High fear factor – enter at your own discretion. You have been warned! Timed ticket admissions, on the half hour, starting at 7 p.m.

October  8-9, 14-16, 21-23, 27-30
Jonathan Kruk’s Legends
A live performance at the Old Dutch Church.
430 North Broadway, Tarrytown – parking across the street at Philipsburg Manor
Candlelight performance of Washington Irving’s classic tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, by master storyteller Jonathan Kruk in an incredible setting.  Admissions for the 45-minute performance are by timed ticket only and must be purchased in advance. Four performances each evening, on the hour, beginning at 6p.m. Tickets at www.hudsonvalley.org; 914 631-8200

October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Legend Celebration
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside
89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown
914 631-8200 x618 www.hudsonvalley.org
These daytime events are an excellent choice for families with young children. Visitors are encouraged to come in costume! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
914.631.4481 x43230 www.lyndhurst.org
October 9
Scarecrow Autumn Festival
A day of family fun to welcome Fall and the arrival of our hundreds of scarecrows. The day will include music and square dancing, old fashioned country games, animals, a showcase of local farmers produce, fortune telling, food and fun.
October 10-31
Scarecrow Invasion
Visit 500 scarecrows representing famous artists and historical figures created by local elementary and intermediate students. Scavenger Hunt and more! 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

October 28
A great family Halloween event! Interactive evening with barn dancing, a silly 19th century Lyndhurst Mansion tour, fortune telling, story telling witches, trick or treating and a tour of 500 scarecrows.
5:00-9:00 p.m.  Reservations required: Ira Stein, 914.631.4481 x43230; ira_stein@nthp.org

October 28 & 29
Haunted Hayride
Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow, 5pm-11pm

October 29
12th Annual Tarrytown Halloween Parade
North Broadway/Route 9
Patriots Park to Main Street
914 631-8347 www.tarrytowngov.com
Annual costume parade with community floats for kids of all ages! Participants gather at Patriots Park at 4:30pm.

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