Haunted Attractions and Halloween Festivals Near You! | Sound Shore Moms of Westchester

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Westchester is home to one of the most legendary horror story’s of all time, so it’s no wonder we like to go BIG on Halloween!  Check out some of the biggest and best haunted attractions and Halloween festivals our area has to offer.

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Sept 28-Nov 24, 2018 Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

See more than 10,000 hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. Meander through a historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display—all made of jack o’ lanterns!

Horseman’s Hollow

October  5-7,  12-14, 19-21,  25-31 Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Taking the tale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes, Horseman’s Hollow takes visitors through an 18th-century town driven mad by the Headless Horseman.  Heads will roll…maybe even your own!

The Unsilent Picture
October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 25-31 Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Settle in to an eerie evening performance featuring an original silent film starring Bill Irwin accompanied by live musicians and an in-the-flesh special effects Foley artist. Inspired by Washington Irving’s spooky tale “The Adventure of the Mysterious Picture,” and steeped in dark and moody turn-of-the-19th-century atmosphere.

Irving’s ‘Legend’

October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 25-31 Old Dutch Church, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk offers a dramatic performance of Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky organ music by Jim Keyes, Kruk’s spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences.

Home of the ‘Legend’

September 29-30; October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, Tarrytown, NY
Sunnyside celebrates Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. A daytime visit here is the perfect prelude to an evening at Blaze, Horseman’s Hollow, or Irving’s ‘Legend.’ Irving’s fascinating home—a colorful blend of architectural styles—showcases numerous objects related to his famous story.

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