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for Everyone

So many ghosts and goblins to visit. So little time...

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Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours

Sept-mid Nov: Friday & Saturday nights.
7-8:30 pm, Starts at Congress Park

This family-friendly event will meet a few ghosts but they are mostly friendly and have great stories to tell about Saratoga history. Please keep in mind that we use some dramatic re-enactments, historical facts, and creative storytelling to thrill, entertain, and scare our guests.

The tour takes 1.5 hours and covers less than a mile of easy-paced walking. Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for children under twelve. Private tours are available.  Book Tickets here »


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Saratoga's Giant PumpkinFest!

September 25, 9 am - 4 pm
11-77 High Rock Ave Saratoga Springs,

The Saratoga Giant PumpkinFest is a FREE family-friendly event. Giant pumpkins begin arriving at 9 a.m. The weigh-off starting at 11 a.m. There is the Saratoga Farmer's Market next door on High Rock Avenue, food vendors, and special exhibits.

scary clown in corn mazeSchuyler Farms Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 1-30, Fri & Sat nights. Haunting is from Dusk until 10 pm. 1124 Route 29, Schuylerville. Cost: $20
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Are you wondering what comes out at night in the corn maze? Stop by and enter our Field of Screams Friday and Saturday nights in October to find out! As you navigate your way thru the corn maze, with just a flashlight, anticipation and fear will build inside of you. There are demons and ghouls around every bend...masked men with chainsaws following behind you, haunted buildings within the maze to pass thru and many more surprises that will make you laugh and cry. The Haunted Maze is a unique experience that will have you coming back year after year.

pumpkin sculpturePumpkin Glow Light Show Drive-Thru

Oct 1-31, Tickets available for purchase
Ellms Family Farm, 448 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa

Cost: $26.99 - $56.99
Phone: 518-884-8168


The Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive-Thru at Ellms Family Farm is an enchanting Halloween experience that features a pumpkin wonderland with thousands of hand-carved illuminated jack o’lanterns. Guests will be immersed in the magic from the safety and comfort of their own vehicles. From a single pumpkin carving to larger-than-life dazzling light displays, our master carvers are bringing all of the Halloween spirit to life. Stewart's.

halloween attractionDouble M Haunted Hayrides

Oct 1-31, Fri-Sun Buy tickets or call for reservations: 518-884-9122 to make reservations!
Double M Haunted Hayrides, 678 New York 67 Ballston Spa

The Haunted Hayride weaves through the haunted woods on a tractor-drawn wagon. Your narrator onboard guides the way through the darkness. Around every corner, there's a frightful scene and behind every tree lurks an uninvited guest waiting for you!

After the hayride, your journey continues on foot into Brutality, a post-apocalyptic compound. Next up is The Last Inn, a residence that is known for a disappearing guest or two and a vicious staff. Then enter the twisted Jingle Hell where everyone is on the naughty list. Your final destination is Slaughter Swamp, a dangerous environment straight out of the bayou.

liberty ridge logoNightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm

Oct 2-31, Fridays & Saturdays
Screams begin at 7:00 pm. Last admission sold at 10:00 pm. 
Tickets available for purchase»
Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Rd, Schaghticoke, NY

As the autumn sun sets over Liberty Ridge, the farm turns into a HAUNTED NIGHTMARE.

Featuring 5 haunted attractions at 1 location, including haunted houses & Mazes. Each attraction scarier than the one before, sure to leave everyone who enters trembling with fear.

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Great Escape Fright Fest

Oct 2-31, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
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Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor's annual Fright Fest event will have you shaking in your boots! This month-long celebration of all things spooky is the perfect event for kids and adults to celebrate Halloween.

There is so much to do, including Haunted Attractions, Scare Zones, Entertainment & Shows, and Rides.

halloween moviesMovies in the Pumpkin Patch

Oct 8, 9, 10, 5:30 PM, Tickets available for purchase
Washington County Fairgrounds
392 Old Schuylerville Rd, Greenwich NY.

The Salvation Army of Glens Falls brings back "Movies in the Pumpkin Patch!"

Tickets are priced per car. Gates Open for Family Fun and Food Trucks at 5:30 pm. Movies start at 7:30 pm.

Oct. 8th: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Oct. 9th: Casper
Oct. 10th: Beetlejuice

full moon over waterHaunted History Cruise

Oct 9, 3-4 PM, Mohawk Maiden Cruises
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville 

Tickets: $35 per Person

Join Hudson Crossing Park's local history expert and SPOOKStorian Mike B. for this fun fall ride along the Hudson while being regaled by stories of ghosts, cons, and the dark and sordid secrets of Old Saratoga. These spooky, historical, and sometimes hysterical tales of local lore will leave you shaking your head and checking under the bed after your ride on the historic Caldwelle Bell.

Purchasing tickets in advance is recommended as this event traditionally sells out. Proceeds to benefit Hudson Crossing Park. If you have questions, email


old cemeteryTwilight Cemetery Tour

Oct 21, 5-6:30 PM, Greenridge Cemetery, 17 Greenridge Place Saratoga Springs
Cost: $20 - $25 per person. Includes Three Course Dinner and show.

 Join Gloria May for "Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences" to get in the spooky Halloween spirit by exploring Greenridge Cemetery at dusk while unearthing tales of Saratoga's most notable residents and learning about the American rural cemetery movement. Tour lasts approximately 1 1/2hours. Meet at: Sackett Gates entrance on Lincoln Avenue

Trunk or Treat

Sat, Oct 23, 1 – 3 PM
Saratoga YMCA, 290 West Ave, Saratoga 

FREE & Open to the public
Get dressed up in your Halloween best and come enjoy some family fun at our 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat family event.

Decorate your trunk and bring candy to share with all of our families who'll be trunk or treating (families decorating their trunk are asked to provide their own candy). Please register in advance if you plan to decorate your trunk: 518-583-9622.

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Ghost Hunt at Fort William Henry

Oct 23 thru 24 , 7 PM – 1 AM. Tickets: $60
 Fort William Henry, 48 Canada Street Lake George

Join the globally recognized paranormal experts from The Haunted Historian for a one-weekend-only event where you'll join their crew to investigate the claims of paranormal activity taking place behind the guarded walls of this historic fort.

The night will start with a guided tour of the entire property with your guide, and guests will then be allowed to explore and investigate the facility on their own, using equipment they may have chosen to bring and/or the investigative equipment provided by the guide!

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2nd Annual Fall Festivities

Oct 23-24 and 30-31, 11 AM – 2 PM
Hosted by Saratoga DBA,  Downtown Saratoga 

FREE & Open to the public

The Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association presents Fall Festivities in downtown Saratoga. Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Fall Festivities on October 23-24 and October 30-31, 2021.

Highlights include a costume-friendly Festive Fun Run with iRun Local, the Great Saratoga Pumpkin Hunt, fall festive downtown window decorations, Virtual Ghostly Stories of Saratoga’s Past, street performers, and more!

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VIP Ghost Tours of the Canfield Casino

Oct 23 and Oct 30: 11 am, 11:45 am, 12:30 pm. Oct 31: 5pm

Saratoga Springs History Museum
1 East Congress Street, Saratoga Spring

Tickets: $25

The Saratoga Springs History Museum is hosting ghost tours of the Canfield Casino, Saturday, October 23 and Saturday October 30 at 11am, 11:45 am and 12:30 pm.  Tours will also be held Sunday, October 31 beginning at 5pm with the last tour at 6:20 pm. The Canfield Casino is one of Saratoga Springs’ most historic and haunted buildings.  The Casino was featured on the SYFY Network’s television show Ghost Hunters in 2010, and in 2019 was named number 4 in the top 10 of America’s Most Terrifying Places on the Travel Channel.

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Trunk or Treat

Sat, Oct 30, 11 AM – 2 PM
Kelly's Kitchen, 4300 RT-50, Saratoga 

FREE & Open to the public
Come in costume and “trunk-or-treat” at Kelly's Kitchen! We will have a parking lot full of cars decorated and ready to hand out treats! Please RSVP if you plan to attend so cars are prepared on how much they’ll need for candy.

Afterward, kids in costume can stop into my shop and receive a free cupcake! Grilled burgers and hotdogs will be available for purchase along with coffee & hot chocolate!!  Hope to see you there, this will be a fun one!!

info plackardJack-o-Lantern Trail Walk

Sat, Oct 30, 4 – 7 PM
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville

Suggested Donation: $5 per person

Walk the trail 5-7pm
Pumpkin Carving  at the Pavilion 4-5pm

Show off your carving skills by bringing a jack-o-lantern from home (must be lit with battery-operated candles or glow sticks -  open flames are NOT allowed) or carve one at the pavilion with a friend. Flashlights are recommended and costumes for ALL ages are highly encouraged! All proceeds to benefit Hudson Crossing Park!

Want Even More Ideas? Check out our Fall in Saratoga page for all the latest activities and events. While you're at it, why not plan on visiting our many relaxing hotels and delicious restaurants.


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