Whether you’re a fan of the spooks or the candy, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween season in Albany. This weekend, the region will be filled with everything from galas and parties to haunted houses and trick or treating.
Don’t miss out on The Alliance for Positive Health’s signature event of the year – the BOO-jolais Cabaret! This fun evening out will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy from 6:00pm-10:00pm. Highlights will include food samplings, complimentary wine tastings, live entertainment, a silent auction, and more.
Think you can escape the annual Cider Maze? Join Nine Pin and Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook for their Cider Maze event on Friday from 6:00pm-10:00pm. Make your way through the unique corn maze while enjoying a crisp can of cider.
This Friday, The Enchanted City steampunk themed festival returns to Troy with an all-new format. “Fall into Steampunk: The Haunted Hedley” will be a steampunk party at the River Street Market in Troy. Admission is free, and the evening will include food and drinks available for purchase, a ghastly ghoul pageant and costume promenade, a dance party, and other festivities!
MVP Healthcare and Colonie Center will present their Colonie Creepy Craze this Saturday from 11:00am-12:30pm. The event will feature a costume catwalk contest, a monster mash dance party, crafts, face painting, and more. You must register for the costume contest in advance.
Take a drive to Art Omi in Ghent and experience Halloween fun in their sculpture park! There will be art-making, hayrides, and a candy hunt throughout the park for kids.
It’s time for the Musicians of Ma’alwyck’s night of macabre music, gala entertainment, and ghost tours. The event will be held at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady, and ticket prices vary based on if you’re planning to attend the concert, gala, or one of the Stockade ghost tours.
On Saturday night, the City Beer Hall in Albany will transform into a Halloween haunted house known as the City Fear Hall! Visit the spookiest dance hall around and enjoy a costume contest, dance competition, drink specials, a Halloween photo booth, and more.
The New York State Museum in Albany will present their Halloween Spooktacular on Sunday from 12:00pm-3:00pm. Bring the kids for an afternoon of ghoulish games, spooky science experiments, and other activities.