The Top 10 Spookiest Halloween Events in the Hudson Valley

Looking for some fright and fun this Halloween season? Check out the top 10 spookiest Halloween events in the Hudson Valley:

Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion Wappingers Falls, NY
Friday–Sunday, September 27–October 27; October 14, 30, and 31.

Explore the spooky trails at Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion in Wappingers Falls. The Haunted Mansion has created original stories and attraction that have haunted the nightmares of guests for 43 years!

Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses Ulster Park, NY
Friday–Sunday, October 4–October 20; October 24-27, and 31; November 1–2.

Named the Number 1 Haunted Attraction in America, Headless Horseman is a unique and immersive experience featuring eight haunted attractions. Also check out their theatrical one-mile hayride and corn maze!

The Great Jack-O-Lantern Blaze Croton-on-Hudson, NY
October 3-31; November 1-3; 8-10; 15-17; 22-23; 29-30.

The tri-state’s largest, most electrifying event! This popular fall event features over 7,000 hand-carved, illuminated jack o’lanterns that are set against the backdrop of Van Cortlandt Manor’s riverside landscape.

Pure Terror Scream Park Monroe, NY
Friday–Sunday, October 4–October 20; October 24-27, and 31; November 1–3.

Come and experience one of the worlds scariest haunted attractions. Pure Terror Scream Park is a nine Haunted House walk-through attraction with great food, music, and Instagrammable photo ops!

Capitol Hauntings Albany, NY
Wednesday-Friday, September 25-October 25; October 28-November 1.

Do you know which two United States Presidents visited the Capitol after they died? Explore the legends, folklore, and “ghost stories” connected to the historic New York State Capitol.

Nyack Halloween Parade Nyack, NY
October 26

The 32nd Annual Nyack Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade was selected as the fourth best Halloween celebration in America! Enter their contests for best costume, float, and decorated house/lawn for a chance to win thousands in cash and prizes.

Field of Horrors Troy, NY
Friday-Sunday, October 11-27; October 31; November 1

Field of Horrors in Rensselaer County features horrifying attractions with elements of fun and fright. These attractions include: Return of Mummy’s Curse, Trail of Terror Hayride, Deathtrap, Insanity, and the NEW Condemned Manor!

Massacre Mansion East Durham, NY
Friday-Sunday, October 1-27

The Massacre Mansion consists of a haunted gothic-style graveyard kept by grave digger “Crazy Joe.” Only the brave will make it through the graveyard and onto the Haunted Mansion, Extreme Darkness, and Wolf Hollow Fright Trail.

The Haunt New Lebanon, NY
October 26

The Haunt is one of Upstate New York’s scariest trails! Venture through the dark, winding, creepy forest of New Lebanon while watching out for what lies just around the bend.

Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Cold Spring, NY
October 26

Enjoy a three-course dinner while watching a scary, yet comical, Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Show. Come dressed in your spookiest costumes to win prizes and more!