5 Halloween Activities for Kids

Five days of 'spooktacular' fun.

Hope your kids costumes are ready, as the Halloween fun starts in town on Thursday.

1. at is a perfect place for a dry run with this year's Halloween costume. Slated for Thursday at 6:30 p.m., children, in kindergarten through second grades, are encouraged to wear their frightful (or delightful) get-ups, while they gather for some spooky stories. Dreesen’s donuts and cider will be served. Admission is free, but reservations are requested by the .

2. Get on the “" at the 'haunted' on Friday and Saturday from nightfall to 10 p.m. Go with friends or with your family. Admission is $10 per family, $5 per adult and $2 per child. No child under the age of 12 will be allowed in without a parent or guardian.

3. It's a at on Saturday afternoon. The family story time and craft at 2 p.m. will include spooky stories, scary games, and a monster craft. The entire family is invited.

4. The annual Sag Harbor will be held on Main Street on Sunday before Halloween. Kids (and parents and pets) should dress up in their costumes and strut down Main Street at 1 p.m. The group will meet in the parking lot behind . After the parade, head on over for a tour at the , which is decorated for Halloween. The scary characters that are in place for at night won't be there from 12 to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

5. The community is invited to attend the Halloween on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be games for kids, a costume parade and a best-pumpkin contest. It's free, just bring a dish to share and your best decorated jack-o-lantern too.

In addition, there are several school-sponsored parades on Monday, which is Halloween:

  • will hold one at 2 p.m.
  • will also hold one at 2 p.m.
  • The will hold a parade from the school to the Amagansett green starting at 4:15 p.m.

Also, stay tuned for a list of the best trick-or-treating spots.

Christina DeSanti October 27, 2011 at 03:06 PM
The Spooky Stories at Clinton Academy was always one of my favorite events for the kids when they were that age- it is one of the best events out here, and FREE!
Taylor K. Vecsey (Editor) October 28, 2011 at 04:13 PM
Here's another good one: The Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton is hosting a Halloween Party for kids on Saturday at 2 p.m. For more information: http://patch.com/E-jkFF
Jan Lehre October 17, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Cooper Lane - Sherrill Road: Kids Welcome / Cars Not (Road closed from 4pm-8pm) There's the trick-or-treat gathering where the fire dept does it's hayride/parade. The road is closed, and last year, I had a thousand kids come by...
Taylor K. Vecsey (Editor) October 17, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Thanks. We'll be sure to include in our kids round up for this year.


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