Tag: halloween

Glendale’s oldest Halloween parade offers a ‘spook-tacular’ night of tradition and creativity


Nov. 1, 2023 By Anthony Medina The annual Myrtle Avenue Halloween Day Parade brought together hundreds of costumed children for a ‘spook-tacular’ night in Glendale on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Myrtle Avenue Halloween Parade continues to run every year thanks to the people who started and maintain the tradition, the Glendale Kiwanis Club. In being trusted with capturing and welcoming all to the community in the spirit of Halloween for well over 50 years, this year’s parade saw many familiar and new faces, especially those members from the East Coast Car Association, who always decorate their cars in thrilling themes….
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PHOTOS: Hundreds of trick-or-treaters flock to Bayside’s Bell Boulevard on Halloween


Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Not long after school was dismissed, the Halloween festivities came to Bell Boulevard in Bayside on Oct. 31. Hundreds of kids decked out in their Halloween costumes went door to door to fill up their baskets with candy. But store owners were prepared.  And not long after, the large bowls they filled up with candy in preparation for trick-or-treaters were almost empty. Kids also weren’t the only ones clad in a range of fun and wholesome costumes. Adults and furry pets also brought their Halloween spirit to Bell Boulevard.

104th Precinct’s 2nd Annual Haunted House event brings evil carnival to Ridgewood

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Oct. 31, 2023 By Anthony Medina The 104th Precinct‘s Haunted House returned for a second year in a row at 64-02 Catalpa Ave. in Ridgewood, on Sunday, Oct. 29.  Despite the rain, the haunted house still managed to open its doors and generate a crowd of eager Halloween adventurers.  This year’s haunted house, “A Haunted Carn-Evil,” embraced the theme of an evil carnival experience with scary clowns, a morbid fortune teller and a monster-like man-beast kept in a cage.  The haunted house event was expanded this year to have music, games, popcorn and cotton candy made available to eventgoers at…
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Halloween Festival, Trunk-or-Treat celebration brings hundreds to Middle Village


Oct. 31, 2023 By Anthony Medina Council Member Robert Holden, in partnership with NYC Parks, hosted the annual Halloween festival, Trunk-or-Treat and costume parade at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, on Saturday, Oct. 28. Kids and parents first gathered at Juniper Valley Park on 74th Street to begin the costume parade filled with both…
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Halloween events at Queens County Farm offer family fun for all


Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The Halloween celebration at Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park on Sunday, Oct., 29 gathered dozens of costume-clad families for a range of fun fall festivities.  At Halloween on the Farm, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees made their way across the sprawling 44-acre farm where they could get a spooky farmhouse experience at the historic Adriance Farmhouse or enjoy a wholesome photo-op among gourds at the patch.  The event also featured a performance from Halloween’s Blessing Angel, presented by The Edward Morgan Ballet, for the first time on the farm. And…
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Costumed runners show their Halloween spirit during annual Totten Trot 5K race in Bayside


Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Bayside Historical Society’s 22nd annual Totten Trot 5K race gathered over 200 costume-clad runners on Saturday, Oct, 29 in Bayside.  The Halloween themed race looped contestants across the historic Fort Totten Park, which faces Little Neck Bay. The 3.1 mile race started and ended at the landmarked Officer’s Club…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens for this Halloween weekend


Oct. 26, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Halloween weekend has arrived, bringing a variety of eerie selections in Queens for everyone to choose from. These diverse events range from spine-tingling movie nights to karaoke gatherings, costume parties and more, all in the Halloween spirit. Here’s our list of events for you, whether you’re seeking hair-raising scares…
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Check out these upcoming Halloween-themed events in Queens

Halloween Backdrop. Halloween Pumpkins In Spooky Forest At Night. Gloomy forest sunset with haunted evil glowing eyes of Jack O’ Lanterns on scary halloween night. 3d rendering

Oct. 23, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Prepare for a spooktacular Halloween season with ghoulish events across Queens to get you, your family, friends or date into the spooky spirit. Whether it’s wandering through chilling haunted houses, dressing up for costume parties or showcasing your artistic side with pumpkin carving, there is a wide selection of fall and Halloween festivities across the borough. Here’s your guide to navigating this ghostly harvest season. Thursday, Oct. 26 First Annual Jar Bar Halloween Bash The Jar Bar is inviting all creepy crawlers to bring their friends and dates to the first annual Jar Bar…
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Queens Night Market to conclude 2023 season with halloween spectacle

Oct. 19, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The Queens Night Market is poised to wrap up its 2023 season with a Halloween-themed finale set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 28. Now in its eighth year, the annual tradition promises an evening replete with costume contests and big-ticket prizes, ensuring that families and friends of all… Read more »