Once the leaves begin to change, the Hudson Valley becomes a very popular destination for many around the state. With its rich history and haunted past, the Hudson Valley embraces Halloween all October long between corn mazes, pumpkin picking, haunted houses, and its very own true spooky tales.
Top Halloween Safety Tips from New York State You Might Not Think Of
The dangers of costume contact lenses, choking risks from costume accessories and other Halloween safety tips you should consider this spooky season.
Has New York Banned Candles in Halloween Pumpkins?
Candles and pumpkins just go together this time of year, right? But is it legal to leave a candle burning in your Jack-o-lantern?
5 Awesome Hudson Valley Halloween Options for Your Family
Tons of spooky options for the whole family
The Best Pumpkin Carving Kits on Amazon
Some of my favorite Halloween memories are scooping out a pumpkin and carving a cute face for the perfect Jack-o’-Lantern – with a parent’s supervision, of course. Pumpkin carving is here to stay, and nowadays there are a lot of pumpkin carving kits that make it easier than ever before. Some of them don’t even need knives! Take a look at this list of pumpkin carving kits I’ve put together and prepare your perfect Jack-o’-Lantern for Halloween.
Nine Non-Candy Halloween Tricks and Treats
Sometimes it's nice to bulk up your Halloween candy with some non-candy items! It's great for kids who aren't as into sugar and a fun way to make all of those premium candy bags last without feeling like you're shortchanging the kids of your neighborhood. Candy is pricey! I've put together a list of cute, fun and (dare I say) even useful items to add to your candy bowl this Halloween season.
Six Cute and Festive Trick or Treat Buckets
Listen, trick or treating is hard work. It takes a strong, determined kid to carry buckets of candy from house to house. As the night goes on, this task becomes more challenging as the collection of candy grows bigger and heavier. Every trick or treater needs to have have a sturdy trick-or-treat bucket to transport the goods and bring everything home safely. This is why I’ve put together a list of the most promising trick or treat buckets so you can be prepared for the big night!
Is This Really New York’s Most Popular Halloween Costume?
What is New York going for Halloween for this year?
Little-Known Hudson Valley Pumpkin Patch Named Best in Nation
While the Hudson Valley has many huge, well-known pumpkin patches, one family-friendly farm has been named one of the best in the country.