Hocus Pocus'-inspired Halloween pop-up returns to Farmingdale. Long Island ny
Halloween - Hocus Pocus Is the Perfect Theme for a Great Halloween
Long Island's best kept secret is that the town of Farmingdale, NY is home to some of the best Halloween parties on the East Coast. And, Halloween is not the only thing that hits the town during October. Long Island NY is dotted with the best small towns in upstate New York: towns such as Downhams Ferry (which has more haunted houses than you could shake a stick at), Farmington Hills, Babylon, Suffern, Monroe, White Plains, Lindenhurst, Mount Vernon, Bay Shore, Monroe, Greenport, Maspeth, Writeridge, Gluckstadt, Bethpage, East Hampton, Necklands, Greenport, Purchase, Glendale, Cortland, West Hempstead, Patchogue and Babylon, amongst many others. Indeed, if you're looking for something exciting and different this Halloween, then a trip to Long Island NY might be just right for you.
You may be wondering how exactly a 'Hocus Pocus'-inspired Halloween party could possibly work. Well, to start off with, head to 'The Great Corners'. This historic landmark is located between Farmingdale and East Hampton and was built in 1920. The observation deck, stairway and covered porch are sure to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests on Halloween night.
After setting off to 'The Great Corners', head to 'The Great Pumpkin'. This legendary pumpkin house is located between Farmingdale and East Hampton and is a one-of-a-kind attraction. Built in the shape of a pumpkin, this stunning landmark is sure to be one of the highlights of any party. If you want to add to the spooky atmosphere, the house features rotating neon lights, fog machine, strobe-lights and a huge projection screen. The main entrance is also decorated with Halloween memorabilia. The private club, which houses only adults, can be reached by a staircase that leads straight to its pool.
For some great deals on 'Halloween surprises', check out 'Hollywood Studios'. Just north of East Hampton, Hollywood Studios is another place that will create plenty of 'hocus pocus'-inspired fun on Halloween. Built in the 1930s, the studio features three themed areas: Movie World, Movie District and Stage Entertainment. Check out the four themed areas before heading to the party area. Inside the four themed buildings, you'll find lots of mini-structure sets, including: houses, train stations, fire stations and police stations.
Long Island is not the only state in which you can find 'Hocus Pocus'-inspired Halloween celebrations. New York City boasts a number of popular Halloween celebrations, featuring 'haunted' buildings. In Central Park, for instance, you can find 'brick houses' and cathedrals that are haunted. In Astoria, there is a 'ghoul mill,' where visitors are invited to participate in an array of strange, sometimes scary activities. And don't forget about Queens: there's nothing like a visit to the Queens Museum, where a'haunting 'Hollywood' scene is recreated each year in a once-a-year event.
As the weather starts to warm up, you may be tempted to stay home. But the fun doesn't have to end when the sun goes down! Check out the many great Halloween-themed activities going on near you, from paintball tournaments to trick-or-treat tours. And make it even easier by dressing up as your favorite ghoul (or spider, or dragon! ).