Halloween Happenings: 2023 Festivals and Events

October 25, 2023

Are you ready to get spooky? Halloween is just around the corner, and many local Saratoga Springs events are happening this weekend before the big day! Take a look at some of the events and festivals happening this Halloween season!

child holding a jack-o-lantern

Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 until Sunday, Oct 29, 2023

Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, NY

Experience this year’s carnival, which includes scare zones, haunted houses, carnival rides, food and drinks, vendors, and live entertainment!


Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 until Sunday, Oct 29, 2023

678 NY 67, Ballston Spa

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a haunted hayride at Double M! For over 25 years, they have been perfecting the scariest, spookiest wagon ride in the Capital Region!


Thursday, Oct 26, 2023

Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center, Saratoga Springs

Enjoy a 90 minute trolley tour visiting haunted locations throughout Saratoga Springs, led by historian Charlie Kuenzel!


Friday, Oct 27, 2023

Schuyler Farms, Schuylerville

Nothing says “spooky” quite like a haunted corn maze! Watch out for the masked men, ghosts, and ghouls hiding around each bend…


Friday, Oct 27, 2023

Putnam Place, Saratoga Springs

Dress up and come downtown to enjoy live performances, karaoke, drink specials, and a costume contest. Proceeds from the night will go to breast cancer support and awareness!


Saturday, Oct 28, 2023

Hudson Crossing Park

This 3rd annual event  is a family-friendly walk through the jack-o-lantern lit  Hudson Crossing Sensory Trail. Don’t miss the Person & Pet Costume Parade, dance performances, and pumpkin carving as well!


Saturday, Oct 28, 2023 until Sunday, Oct 29, 2023

Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs

Enjoy the nightlife with beats by Jaytech, NAZ, and Sinclair in historic Universal Preservation Hall.


Monday, Oct 30, 2023

Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs

Learn about some of the “Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences” buried in Greenridge Cemetery on a tour led by Gloria May!


Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023

The Children’s Museum at Saratoga

Find fun for the whole family at the Children’s Museum, with activities for all!


With so many wonderful spooky options, where will you and your friends or family be enjoying the festivities? From hayrides to ghost tours, haunted mazes to costume parties, there is something for everyone during this Halloween season!


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