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Find great family and kid friendly activities and things to do this weekend here in Rockland or Bergen County, Orange and nearby. Whether you are looking to see a show, visit a farm, go for a hike or more there are lots of great options for you and your kids to do.

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Seastreak Hudson River Cruises

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Nov. 07, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Seastreak
  • depart from West 39th St. , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing depends on cruise

Go on a fall foliage brunch cruise or on a trip to a West Point Football Game, a West Point Campus Tour, or the charming village of Cold Spring, NY!

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Minecraft Mania

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Put your epic Minecraft skills to the test in this collaborative program. You will need both Minecraft and Zoom downloaded on your device. For 6th ...

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part One

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $39-$89

Watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One while the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra plays the full film score LIVE.

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I Spy Halloween Scavenger Haunt

  • Oct. 30, 2021, Offered every half hour from 11am-3pm
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • All Ages
  • $10

Find all of the items hidden along the I SPY trail and a treat will be waiting upon your return!

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Halloween Happenings

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-4pm
  • Sterling Forest State Park
  • 116 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the not so spooky world of bats, and build a bat box of your very own! Also, get into the Halloween spirit with pumpkin painting and trick-or-treating.

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Aisling Irish Community Center 6 Weeks to 6K

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9am
  • Rockland GAA
  • 160 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • $30; $20 ages 15 and younger

Celebrate the Aisling Irish Community Center’s 25th Anniversary with Clann Health for a fun 6 Weeks to 6k Walk/Run.

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Halloween Party and Parade

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Imagine That
  • 4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Included with general admission: $21.99 per child; $6.99 per adult

Imagine That will host their annual Halloween parade and costume contest. Every child will receive a free gift, there will be prizes handed out for...

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2nd Annual Trick or Truck Concert

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Bach to Rock Nanuet
  • 150 E Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an outdoor event featuring live music, trunk-or-treating, a prize wheel & more! Student bands and solo artists will perform on the big lawn o...

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Kid's Halloween Costume Party on the Roof

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Pearl River Saloon
  • 45-49 West Central Avenue, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • $25; free for children younger than 2

Have some Halloween fun with a full buffet brunch, crafts, activities, and trick or treating.

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Diwali Dhoom (In-door Diwali Family Fun Event)

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 6-10pm
  • Brunswick Center
  • 189 Brunswick St., Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $10

Get ready for full Masti time and Diwali shopping, and yummy Desi food at this Family Diwali get-together and Diwali bazaar!  Ticket price includes...

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Nyack's Halloween Promenade

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-8pm
  • Nyack Chamber of Commerce
  • Main Street and Broadway, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Wear your costume for a frighteningly fun Halloween Promenade! With the streets being closed. there will be lots of room for outdoor dining, unique...

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Halloween Truck or Treat

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-7pm
  • Palisades Credit Union Park
  • 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $5 in advance; $6 at the door

Celebrate Halloween a day early at the home of the New York Boulders. More than 20 food trucks will dot the field as the Project Blue Book band pro...

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5th Annual Boo Walk

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Bergen County Horse Rescue
  • 350 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah
  • All Ages
  • $15; $50 for a family of 4; free for children younger than 3

Trick or Treat at the farm! Enjoy games, treats and take your photo with horses in costume.

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Halloween Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Orangeburg Fire House
  • 61 Dutch Hill Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

March in this annual Halloween parade, or be a spectator! 

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SOCSD Family Engagement Center 2nd Annual Food Truck & Trunk or Treat Event

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Tappan Zee High School
  • 15 Dutch Hill Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Trunk or Treat at decorated trunks, grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks, bring a non-perishable food item to help fill the food pantry tru...

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Farm to Table Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast at Alstede Farms

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 8:30-11am, every half hour
  • Alstede Farms
  • 1 Alstede Farm Lane, Chester
  • All Ages
  • $34.99

Indulge in a hearty farm-to-table pumpkin pancake breakfast complete with delicious homemade pumpkin pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, country sausa...

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Zoo Boo 2021

  • Oct. 30, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , 10am-5pm
  • Bergen County Zoo
  • 216 Forest Ave. , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $8 zoo tickets; $5 train tickets

Celebrate Halloween at the Zoo with trick-or-treating, friendly train ride, mad science, and more!

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Fall Art Crawl

  • Oct. 30, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Saturday, 6-10pm; Sunday, 1-5pm
  • GARNER Arts Center
  • 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • Saturday, $12 in advance, $15 at the door ; Sunday, $8 in advance, $10 at the door; $25 Weekend Pass; free for children younger than 12

A weekend of creative autumn celebration co-presented with Haiti Cultural Exchange with art and attractions for all, set in New York's landmark Garner Historic District.

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Peace, Love & Pumpkins

  • Oct. 15, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , 6:30-10pm, nightly; 9pm, last entry
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • 200 Hurd Road, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $20; $18 ages 3-17

Explore this enchanting walk-thru Halloween experience.

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Fall Fest

  • Oct. 09, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Thursdays-Sundays and 10/11, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $27.99; $24.99 seniors 62 and older; $22.99 ages 2-12

Pick out the perfect pumpkin, stroll through the Spooky Pathway, discover the fascinating lives of creepy crawlers and more!

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Nickelodeon Universe: Nickelodeon Booniverse!

  • Oct. 08, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am-10pm; Monday-Thursday, 1-7pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • $75; $65 ages 3-9; $63.75 military; $59 seniors

Join Nickelodeon Universe for the Monster Mash Bash, conga lines, meet-and-greets with your favorite Nickelodeon characters in costume, spooky trivia, and more.

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Brick-or-Treat

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 3-6pm
  • LEGOLAND New York Resort
  • One Legoland Blvd., Goshen
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission of $79.99 per person

Enjoy Live Entertainment & Shows, Character Meet & Greets, Costume Contest, Dance parties, and of course, Trick or Treating!

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Seasons of Change Exhibition

  • Oct. 22, 2021 - Nov. 20, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Seasons of Change is an exhibition of paintings by SuHua Chen Low, documenting the ever-changing transitioning landscapes around. It’s a very...

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Remnants of an Exodus exhibition

  • Oct. 22, 2021 - Nov. 20, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Remnants of an Exodus is a love letter to Al J Thompson's second home in Spring Valley, New York, a Caribbean immigrant community, 40 minutes f...

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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Dinosaurs After Dark

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Friday and Saturday, 6:45-9:30pm
  • Field Station: Dinosaurs
  • 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
  • All Ages
  • $24.95, explorer pass; $16.95, day pass; free for children younger than 2

Go on a lantern lit tour of the park, watch out for a hungry T-Rex, and gather around the campfire for a dinosaur sing-a-long, and more!

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Harvest Moon Nights at Alstede Farms

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 6-10pm; 8:30pm last admission
  • Alstede Farms
  • 1 Alstede Farm Lane, Chester
  • All Ages
  • $17.99

Delight in picking your own pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, sip fresh pressed cider, and more. 

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Halloween Light Show

  • Sep. 17, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays-Thursdays, 7-9pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-9:30pm
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant Halloween light displays, enjoy farm fresh goodies,. warm-up by the fire pits, and make your own S’mores and Hot Cocoa.

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Fright Fest

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Fridays, 5:30pm-12am; Saturdays, 11am-12am; Sundays, 11am-10pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Prices starting at $29.99

Dare to enter the Halloween event of the season, featuring family-friendly attractions during the day...and thrills once the sun goes down.

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Apple Cider Making

  • Sep. 12, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 2-3pm or 3:30-4:30pm **NO SESSION 10/24**
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $30 four pack member family tickets; $12 individual tickets; $8 individual tickets members

Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and then make your own apple cider. 

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Xpedition Dino

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $19.99 per person

This prehistoric adventure features 30 life-sized dinosaurs with realistic movement and sound.

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , First Sunday of Each Month, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission and parking is free, prices vary for goods

Ramsey Farmers' Market open year round on Sundays! Double your pleasure on the first Sunday of each month (Sept-Nov) as the popular Vegan Corne...

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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

  • Sep. 22, 2021 - May. 01, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • At the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; In advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12

Join the pups of PAW Patrol to answer every yelp for help and make daring rescues.

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