Sunday, October 25, 2015

Adirondack Halloweeen Weekend Events and Activities October 30- November 1, 2015

Happy Halloween!
Fun Adirondack (ADK) Events for everyone: kids, parents, families, pet-owners singletons, handicap-accessible or retired.

October 30- November 1, 2015:  Highlights: Downtown Trick and Treat: Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Plattsburgh, Old Forge, Trick or Treat Junction Trail, Free Saranac Lake Carousel Rides, Great Adirondack Cornmaze  Flashlight Nights, Ticonderoga Halloweenfest, Haunted Country Dream Farms Corn Maze, Penfield Haunted Homestead  Long Lake Haunted Trail, Lake George's Fort William Henry Haunted Fort, Double M Haunted Hayride, Enjoy!

Previous Events

Have a great weekend from the Adirondack (ADK) Park! There are a variety of activities and events happening around the Adirondack (ADK) region this weekend that are great family fun, not just for kids!

Calendar of Weekend Events, October 30- November 1, 2015


Adirondack High Peaks/Lake Placid/Saranac Lake EventsWhat to do in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Vermontville, Town of Saranac, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley, Malone, New York (NY)

Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake (Central Adirondack Events) Hamilton County, NY– including What to do with kids, family in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara, Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville,North Creek, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Speculator, Croghan, Indian Lake and Inlet New York (NY)

Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events– What to do in Schroon Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Thurman, Warrensburg, Hague New York (NY)

Champlain Valley, Adirondack Events– What to do in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)

Lake Placid/Saranac Lake/High Peaks (Tri-Lakes) Events

Friday - October 30, 2015
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241. The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open until Oct 18
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorge is open for the season. Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course. 518-837-5309 (Weekends only after Columbus Day and weather dependent)
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room (Open Tues - Sat)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. Open Wed-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
2:30 - 5 pm Downtown Lake Placid Trick or Treat
2:30 - 5 pm Downtown Tupper Lake Trick or Trat
3-6 pm Adirondack Carousel presents free rides, snacks, entertainment
Rail Explorers will offer rides along the Haunted Causeway! 
3-8 pm FREE Railexplorer rides to Lake Colby for all children who bring a carved pumpkin rides 
3:30-5 pm Trick or Treat Downtown Saranac Lake 
4:30 - 6 pm Saranac Lake Baptist Church Harvest Fest at Harrietstown Town Hall: free bounce house, snacks, face painting and more
7:30 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Ghost Tales: The Dead Sullivan Show" $10 for ages 10 and older
Sunset: Plan ahead: The Adirondack Public Oberservatory, Tupper Lake: FREE observing the first and third Friday on each month through Memorial Day. 

Saturday -October 31, 2015 (Halloween)
33 easy hikes 19 swimming holes, 4-season
acitivities, ski trails, trivia and maps!
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk:Paul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am RailExplorers railroad bikes from Saranac Lake to Lake Clear  (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
9 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting)Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open until Oct 18.
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorge is open for the season. Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course. 518-837-5309 (Weekends only after Columbus Day and weather dependent)
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room (Open Tues - Sat)
10 am– 5 pm The Wild Center is open weekends only through Memorial Day weekend with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am - 2 pm Indoor Farmers Market Harrietstown Hall Saranac Lake (through December 19)
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am - noon Pendragon Theatre presents Monster Bash: themed games, face painting, dancing $5 - children under 6 should be accompanied by an adult
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2/person with discounts for multiple tickets. Open Weds-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
11:30 am RailExplorers railroad bikes from Lake Clear to Saranac Lake (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
noon Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents Met Opera Live in HD Tannauser
2pm RailExplorers railroad bikes from Saranac Lake to Lake Clear  (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
3-6 pm Lake Placid Police Department presents Halloween Celebration (FREE) at the Lake Placid Conference Center
4-7 pm Tupper Lake Trick or Treat at the new Junction Pass Trail: from the TL Civic Center to the Train Depot: 
4-7 pm Town of Wilmington Haunted House/Trick or Treat at the Whiteface Range Hall FREE
4:30 - 6 pm Halloween Costume Party at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
4:30 pm RailExplorers railroad bikes from Lake Clear to Saranac Lake (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
6-9 pm Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department Haunted House at the Shipman Youth Center
Dusk - 10 pm The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)  - No one enters to maze after 9 pm

Sunday - November 1, 2015
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to DuskPaul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open until Oct 18
9 am RailExplorers railroad bikes from Saranac Lake to Lake Clear  (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorge is open for the season. Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course. 518-837-5309 (Weekends only after Columbus Day and weather dependent)
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am- midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, indoor bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. Open Weds-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
2pm RailExplorers railroad bikes from Saranac Lake to Lake Clear  (open weekend only through Nov 1) 
2 pm Public Skating at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
4:30 pm RailExplorers railroad bikes from Lake Clear to Saranac Lake (open weekend only through Nov 1) 


Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake/North Creek (Central Adirondack) Events

Friday -October 30, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
10 am - 4:30 pm  CLOSING CAMP HOURS Adirondack Museum Visitor's Center is open Mon-Friday through Oct 30 
10 am - 4 pm Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10 am- 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday.
10 am- 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents"Early History of theAdirondack League Club"
10 am Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library, Newcomb for craft and story time (FREE)
4-6 pm FREE Long Lake Haunted Halloween Trail and Trunk or Treat
4-6 pm Raquette Lake Fire Hall Trick or Treat
5-7 pm FREE Haunted Nature Trail at Long Lake Central School
6 pm - 10 am VIEW Old Forge Fun Fest: Overnight at VIEW with Halloween movies s'mies  costume contests and sleepover at Gould Hall Students (k-12) /$10 at door, $13/adults
6:30 - 7:30 pm Inlet Parade and Costume Party: Downtown parade and gathering at the Inlet Fire Hall
7 pm Old Forge Halloween Parade and Party: From the Old Forge Post Office to the Old Forge Fire Hall
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "Black Mass" 
7:45 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Goosebumps"


Saturday –October 31, 2015 (Halloween)
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
10 am - noon Johnsburg Library, North Creek presents Lego Building Workshop for October
noon - 2 pm Halloween Towne in Lowville: Trick or Treat at local businesses around Main St. 
2 pm  Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Goosebumps"
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "Black Mass" 

7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Goosebumps"


Sunday - November 1, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Goosebumps"


6-10 pm at the old Cadyville Elementary School $5 donation



Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)
Plattsburgh Fire Department Haunted House (Old Cadyville Elementary School) from October 24-30, 2015




Penfield Homestead Haunted House

Friday -October 30, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails

9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) through Oct 18. Hours are 10am - 4 pm thorough Nov 1)
9:30 am King's Garden is open for the season (Fort Ti)
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum,Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven.Open through mid-October
10 am- noon Inside Farmers Market: Plattsburgh Winter Market at the City Recreation Center, US Oval (Jan 23-April 30 on alternating Saturdays)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday year-round
Ticonderoga HalloweenFest
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
3-5 pm Ticonderoga Halloweenfest: Downtown Trick or Treat Ticonderoga
4-6 pm Ticonderoga Halloweenfest:Haunted Hallway NCCC Ticonderoga
6:45 pm Ticonderoga Halloweenfest: Outside movie: Hocus Pocus
6 pm HAUNTED Corn Maze: Country Dream Farm Night Corn Maze, Plattsburgh
6-8 pm Trick or Treat on Safety Street: Crete Civic Center FREE
7 pm Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Co Spooktacular Tour Trinity Park, Plattsburgh" Dr Beaumont's Tour of Terror
9 pm Greater Adirondack Ghost Tour"Specters and Soldiers" Old Roman Catholic Cemetery Platt St, Plattsburgh
Dusk - 10 pm Penfield Haunted Homestead, Ironville: $8/adults, $5/students

Country Dream Farm Night Corn Maze
Saturday -October 31, 2015 (Halloween)
• Check out the newly renovated Strand Theatre, Plattsburgh for workshops and events
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
Dawn to Dusk: Saranac River Trail, Plattsburgh
9 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:30 am - 5 pm  Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) through Oct 18. Hours are 10am - 4 pm thorough Nov 1)
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
noon - 9 pm Trick or Trat Main St - Peru
7-10 pm Fort Ticonderoga Historic Corn Maze:  Maze by Moonlight  
58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley
10 am AuSable Forks Free Library Story time
11 am - 5 pm Country Dream Farms, Plattsburgh Corn Maze: petting zoo, corn maze, pumpkin wagon rides, play area
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday,year-round
10 am - 4 pm Rulf's Orchard Corn Maze (Sat-Sun through Halloween)
10:30 am Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 St
2 - 4 pm Ticonderoga Halloweenfest:Monster Mini Golf party
7 pm Greater Adirondack Ghost Tour"The Spirits o SUNY Plattsburgh, parking area on Steltzer Rd
Dusk - 10 pm Penfield Haunted Homestead, Ironville: $8/adults, $5/students


Sunday - November 1, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails CATS
Greater Adirondack Ghost Tours
9 am- 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454:Fall times and rates through November 30
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga is open daily to Oct 18. Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) Oct 18- Nov 1 10 am - 4 pm through Oct 18
10 am - 4 pm Rulf's Orchard Corn Maze (Sat-Sun through Halloween)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
11 am - 4 pm Country Dream Farms, Plattsburgh Corn Maze, pumpkin picking, horse/wagon ride, playground, petting zoo
7 pm Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Co Spooktacular Tour Trinity Park, Plattsburgh" Dr Beaumont's Tour of Terror

Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events

Friday October 30, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
8:30 am - 9 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9 am - 1 pm Bolton Landing Farmers' Market, Goodman Ave,
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum,290 Canada Street
3:30 pm Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
Fort William Henry Museum Ghost Tour
4 pm Haunted Hayride and Haunted House, Gavin Park, Wilton $10/children, $12/after 6 pm
5 - 10 pm Double M Haunted Hayride: Ballston Spa: Reservation required 518-884-9122
5 - 10 pm FRIGHT FEST The Great Escape (Six Flags): Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
6-9 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
6:30 - 9 pm Halloween Haunted House, Salem Community Courthouse, Salem, N $10/adults, $5/children (13 and younger)
7:30 pm Ghost Tours at Fort William Henry, Lake George, Adults/$16.95, $13.95/seniors, $7.95/children (5-15) - through Oct 31 Thursday through Saturday 
8 pm Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Rocky Horror Picture Show"
9 pm Ghost Tours at Fort William Henry, Lake George, Adults/$16.95, $13.95/seniors, $7.95/children (5-15) - through Oct 31 Thursday through Saturday 


Saturday –October 31, 2015 (Halloween)
*Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
8:30 am - 8 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9:30 am - 5:30 pmFort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
noon - 9 pm FRIGHT FEST The Great Escape (Six Flags): Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
11 am - 9 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum, 290 Canada Street
11 am - 4 pm FREE Harvest Festival Downtown Saratoga Springs
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
noon - 1:30 pm Tang Teaching Museum Family Saturday programs Oct 17-Dec 19 Saratoga Springs (for children 5 and older)
5 - 10 pm Double M Haunted Hayride: Ballston Spa: Reservation required 518-884-9122
6-9 pm Haunted Barn at the Little Theatre on the Farm, Fort Edward, $8/adults, $5/children (4-12), FREE/children (under 4)
7:30 pm Ghost Tours at Fort William Henry, Lake George, Adults/$16.95, $13.95/seniors, $7.95/children (5-15) - through Oct 31 Thursday through Saturday 
9 pm Ghost Tours at Fort William Henry, Lake George, Adults/$16.95, $13.95/seniors, $7.95/children (5-15) - through Oct 31 Thursday through Saturday 
midnight: Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Rocky Horror Picture Show"


Sunday - November 1, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
10:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
noon - 6 pm FRIGHT FEST The Great Escape (Six Flags): Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
11 am - 5 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
noon - 5:00 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1 pm - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls
5 - 10 pm Double M Haunted Hayride: Ballston Spa: Reservation required 518-884-9122
-9 pm Haunted Barn at the Little Theatre on the Farm, Fort Edward, $8/adults, $5/children (4-12), FREE/children (under 4)


photos and content © Diane Chase,used with permission of theAdirondack Family Activities™ Guidebook SeriesAdirondack Family Time™: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks –Adirondack Family Time: Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga –Adirondack Family Time: Central Adirondack –Adirondack Family Time: Southern Adirondacks – Lake George© Diane Chase, author ofAdirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities)availableonlineor bookstores/museums now.

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