October is filled with some many Spooktacular events for celebrating Halloween around Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Mamas rounds up the best of the best for you and your little ones to keep in the spirit all weekend long.
Boo at the Zoo
October 29 & October 30, 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Prospect Park Zoo
Enjoy a weekend of Halloween fun at the park meeting spooky creatures, doing Halloween crafts and taking a trip through the zoos haunted barn. Check it all out at Boo at the Zoo.
Haunted Walk and Carnival
October 29, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn’s legendary haunted walk features zombies, witches and loads of classic creepy characters at Lookout Hill. The carnival on the Nethermead will also have great all sorts of great Halloween fun and treats. See all details at Hanuted Walk and Carnival.
Scary Stories from the Past
October 29 & October 30, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m.
Historic Lefferts House, Prospect Park
Come listen to spooky, scary stories all weekend long. See details at Scary Storytime.
Weekend Family Program: Masks
October 28 & October 30, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Main Street & Pier 1
Super hero, animal, princess? Kick off Halloween weekend at the park making any mask you desire. Get more information at Masks.
Ghouls and Gourds
October 29, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Get ready to party at this Halloween extravaganza filled with music, giant puppets, arts and crafts and a fabulous costume parade. See pictures and get details at Ghouls and Gourds.
Haunted Halloween Carnival
October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1st Street Recreation Center at PS 372, Park Slope
This carnival will be crawling with haunted houses, live music and spooky science all day. Check out the fun at Puppetry Arts.
October 29, 12:30 & October 30, 1:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum , Crown Heights
Learn all there is to know about skeletons through xrays and animals. See details at Skeletons.
Halloween at the A-Scarium
October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30
New York Aquarium, Coney Island
Check out the spooky shipwrecks, halloween crafts, and even a meet and greet with The Addam Family at this all out Halloween bash. See all events, times and details at A-Scarium.
Lumpy Bumpy Pumpkin
October 29, 11:00 a.m.
Th Bedford Village School, Bedford Stuyvesant
Come dressed in costume for a production of the Lumpy Bumpy Pumpkin as put on by The Shadow Box Theatre. Learn more at Lumpy Bumpy Pumpkin.
October 29, 1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch, Grand Army Plaza
Kids of all ages will enjoy Halloween music, costumed characters, face painting a costume contest, candy and more!
Halloween in the Park
October 29, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fort Greene Park
Spooky fun will be had by all at this annual Halloween festival featuring hay rides, games and face painting. Get the details at Fort Greene Park.
October 29, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Java St. between Manhattan Avenue and McGuinnes Boulevard, Greenpoint
Families will love to walk in their most spooktacular costume and enjoy great music and food at this annual Halloween parade. Get details at Town Square.