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Halloween Parties For Kids In Queens 2018

Fun Kids Halloween Parties Open To Public In Queens

halloween parties for kids in queens October 22, 2018 / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Things To Do / Queens Buzz NYC.

There are quite a few events and Halloween parties planned for kids in Queens this year. Costume Parties, mask making, parades and entertainment abound for kids in Queens.

This report will focus on the kids Halloween parties and events, giving you a sampling of possible Halloween party venues and events around the borough of Queens on Halloween and Halloween Weekend 2018.

In the photo to your right is a scene from the Halloween party at either the Queens Museum [woman with painted face] or from the Astoria Halloween Parade [with the page preview only].

Click here to read our report on things to do with kids for Halloween in Queens. Also see our related report on Halloween parties in Queens for adults.


Halloween Parties For Kids In Queens 2018

Things To Do Halloween Weekend In Queens With Kids

October 22, 2018 / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Things To Do / Queens Buzz NYC.

kids halloween activities in queensHalloween weekend is almost here. In prior years the weather forecast for the weekend calls for highs in the 50's and lows in the 40's. Oftentimes it rains, so you can check the weather forecast in our Weekend post on Friday or click here for Queens weather.

All of the parties mentioned below are free unless otherwise specified. Also click to the Queens Events section of this site which also includes other things to do over the weekend as well as adult Halloween parties in Queens.

In some cases we've added map links for your convenience, and you can find reports with photos of most of these locations by using the search function in the upper left corner of this site.

 

I. Halloween Parties For Kids In Astoria Queens

halloween parties for kids in astoriaOn Sunday, October 21, 2018 there's a Halloween parade in Astoria - starting at Ditmars Blvd & 31st Street at 12 noon and marching to Astoria Park where the 3rd annual CALDC Halloween Celebration begins on the Great Lawn. There will be music, puppets, cotton candy, balloon twisting, face painting and pumpkins, ending about 2.30 pm. FREE.

 

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12 noon to 4 pm Socrates Sculpture Park at Vernon Blvd and Broadway [along the East River] in Astoria / LIC is throwing a weekend Halloween Harvest Festival party. They will have things like face painting, craft making workshops, a canine parade [w/ doggie treats], a drum performance, music and Haitian food will also be made available by Kombit Restaurant and Val's Cookie Canvas. FREE.

 

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5.30 - 8.30 pm the United Community Civic Association is hosting a Childrens Halloween Costume Party at the Central Restaurant / Lounge at 20-30 Steinway Street in Astoria. There will be hot dogs, soda and prizes for costumes. Children must be under age 12 and they must be accompanied by an adult. FREE. 917.742.6975.

 

halloween parties for kids in astoriaIn the photo above right are performers who were part of the Socrates Sculpture Park Halloween Party for kids a few years back.

In the photo to your right is the Astoria Haunted Halloween House on 26th Street just south of Ditmars near St. John's Preparatory School. Photo credit Amy Hsieh.

On October 31st in prior years, we also have seen trick or treaters out soliciting the businesses along Ditmars Blvd, Steinway Street and 30th Avenue in Astoria.

Through October 31, 2018, there's an Astoria Haunted Halloween House from 4.30 pm to 10.30 pm [for outside viewing only] along 26th Street between Ditmars & 23rd Avenue which will be up through October 31st.

 

 

II. Halloween Parties in College Point & Bayside Queens

kids halloween activities in queensOn Sunday, October 28, 2018, the Bayside BID is hosting a Halloween Family Fun Day from 12 noon to 4 pm at the 41st Avenue Green near the LIRR train station between Bell Blvd and 213th Street. The event includes not so spookytime story telling, magic & dancing, pumpkins and crafts and it's FREE, but you can rsvp at www.baysidevillagebid.com.

On October 31st in years past, we have seen trick or treaters out along Bell Blvd in Bayside.

[ON HIATUS IN 2018] In the past, over the Halloween Weekend, the Poppenhusen Institute had hosted the 149 year old [as of 2018] Haunted House in College Point. People were encouraged to wear costumes and there pumpkins and crafts are for sale. But the Poppenhusen Institute lost state funding until this year when NYS Senator Tony Avella stepped in to help, but be advised that the fate of the Poppenhusen Institute is still not assured.

 

III. Halloween Parties For Kids In Flushing / Corona Queens

boo spooktacular at queens museum of artOn Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 3.30 - 5.30 pm at the Voelker Orth Museum at 149-19 38th Avenue in Flushing there's a Halloween Cartoon Magic Showing of vintage 1920's and 1930's films for kids [$4 / $10 for family].

On Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 12 noon to 4 pm - the Queens Botanical Garden at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing hosts Halloween in the Garden with trick or treating, face painting, pumpkin decorating, magic show and costume party. Free w/ admission which is $2 / $4 / $6.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 5 - 7 pm the Bowne House at 37-01 Bowne Street in Flushing will host a Halloween event including storytelling. $10 per person.

On Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1.30 - 4.30 pm the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosts a Monster Mash. The event includes costumes and crafts. Free with admission which is a voluntary donation of [$8 / $4 seniors / FREE kids under 18].

On Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 am - 4 pm, Flushing Town Hall will host a Diwali celebration. The event includes Kathak and Bhangra dance performances. Tickets are $10 / $15 / $20 at www.flushingtownhall.org].

Also see Louis Armstrong House Halloween Party in Corona in Jackson Heights section below.

 

 

IV. Halloween Parties For Kids In Jackson Heights / Corona Queens

halloween parties for kids in jackson heightsOn Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm the Hibridos Collective will celebrate the Day of the Dead at the Leverich Family Burial Ground. Enter at 71st and 35th Avenue where you can help garden the cemetery, with tools, hot chocolate and Mexican sweet bread provided by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group. The Community Altar Building will be open from 10 am - 12 noon. FREE.

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group [JHBG] hosts a parade on Halloween day that begins at 5 pm on 37th Avenue at 89th Street and marches west to 76th Street. It's reportedly the biggest Halloween Day Parade in Queens. In the photo to your right are parade viewers at the JHBG Halloween Day Parade in Jackson Heights. FREE.

 

V. Halloween Parties For Kids in Jamaica Queens

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 12 noon to 4 pm there's a Fall Festival at King Manor on Jamaica Avenue and 153rd Street in Jamaica. It's FREE and includes a cider making demonstration and other colonial exhibits.

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm there's a Harvest Festival hosted by the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation aka GJDC on 160th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 90th Avenue. It's FREE and includes a magic show.

On Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 7 - 10 pm there's a Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning Benefit entitled Celebrating Creative Jamaica at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue [$125 - $250 / proceeds go to JCAL / www.jamaicapac.org]. It's not really for Halloween, but it is for a good cause for kids in the community.

 

Halloween Parties For Kids In LIC Queens

lic halloween parties for kidsSee Socrates Sculpture Park above for Halloween Party in Astoria / LIC. Also see our related report on Halloween Parties in Queens for adults.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12 noon to 4 pm Socrates Sculpture Park at Vernon Blvd and Broadway [along the East River] in Astoria / LIC is throwing a weekend Halloween Harvest Festival party. They will have things like face painting, craft making workshops, a canine parade [w/ doggie treats], a drum performance, music and Haitian food will also be made available by Kombit Restaurant and Val's Cookie Canvas. FREE.

On Sunday, October 28, 2018 the PS/IS 78Q PTA is again hosting a Kids Halloween trick or treat in Long Island City LIC & Halloween Party. The parade begins at 12 noon at the 108th Precinct at 50th Avenue and Vernon Blvd. The LIC Kids parade then marches north to 46th Avenue. The Halloween Party is a block away at LIC Flea at 5-25 46th Avenue at 5th Street in LIC from 12.30 - 3.30 pm. See Halloween parties in Queens for other adult Halloween events and parties in Queens.

In the photo to your right, you can see the parents all dressed up for the LIC Halloween parade a few years back. The parade is organized by the parents at PS / IS 78.

 

VI. Halloween Parties For Kids In Sunnyside & Woodside Queens

kids activities for halloween in queensOn Saturday, October 27, 2018 Woodside On The Move is hosting the Woodside 7th Annual Halloween Pet Parade from 11 am to 2 pm beginning at the Skillman Ave pet shop near 50th Street to Windmuller Park in Woodside at 39th Drive and 52nd Street. There's a costume contest, as well as games, nutrition, training and health for your pets. Registration costs $10 per pet.

On October 31st in years past, we frequently see trick or treaters out with their parents along Queens Blvd, Roosevelt Avenue and Greenpoint Avenue. In the photo to your right is the father of a child who was trick or treating on Queens Blvd in Sunnyside a few years back.

 

Maps & Contact Info For Kids Halloween Activities in Queens

You can find many maps using the seach box top / left of this page - or click into the map section of each neighborhood using the links located along the right side bar of the front page.

Also use the Business Directory for contact information including telephone numbers and website links.

Lastly, see our related report on Halloween parties in Queens for adults.



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