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Little Frights with Lights - Kids Event at Frightworld

Bring your kids to Frightworld to go Trick or Treating and enjoy the attractions with the lights on and NO monsters. Your family can also enjoy: Family Friendly Haunted House (with no monsters), Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Frightworld Trick or Treat bag. Kids are $12, parents are FREE. Cameras are permitted outside of the attractions to capture these great family moments. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT. Be sure to purchase your tickets online at: frightworld.com
Dates: 
10/26/2019
11 am - 3:30 pm
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Location:

800 Young St
Tonawanda, NY, 14150
United States

Trick or Treat at Boulevard Mall!

Bring your little ghouls and goblins in costume for indoor Trick-or-Treating around the mall! The fun goes from 6 - 8 pm or until supplies last. Booo-levard Mall is the place to be this Halloween!
Dates: 
10/29/2019
6 - 8 pm
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Organization:

Boulevard Mall

Location:

730 Alberta Drive
Amherst, NY, 14226
United States

Phone:

7168345192

Mums Exhibit at the Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens’ oldest flower exhibit is celebrating its 119th anniversary. The Chrysanthemum (Mum) Exhibit has taken a spooky turn this year! MUMster Mash is this year’s theme that shows a mad scientist lab, a spooky cemetery, ghosts, mummies and more. The seasonal fun will be accompanied by thousands of BOOtiful mums.
Dates: 
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
10/23/2019
10 am-4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

7168271584

Science Museum Camera Club Exhibit at the Botanical Garden

Buffalo Visionaries - from Camera to Paper - Located in our Archangel Gallery, see Fine Art Photographs taken at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens and WNY - The images present the photographers’ visions of Buffalo, it’s local area and the Botanical Gardens. This exhibition features works by 30 members of the Buffalo Museum of Science Camera Club. The Science Museum Camera Club is a community of practice that has been meeting at the Buffalo Museum of Science since 1939. As a community, all levels of experience are welcome. We believe that by sharing our knowledge, experience and friendship we can grow in our abilities as photographers while having fun doing so.
Dates: 
11/29/2019
11/30/2019
12/01/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

7168271584

Supernatural Maze at The Maize!

Get Lost! & Find Fun! in WNY's Original Cornfield Maze! A Fall Favorite since "2001"Join the thousands of visitors that Conquer the miles of Twists, Turns and Dead End Trails that create this years "SUPERNATURAL" Design! 2 Adult Mazes -$12; Family Maze-$3 carved into 8 Acres of Corn offers Fun For All Ages! Bring your flashlights during evening hours to solve the no-scare maze in the dark!
Dates: 
10/22/2019
10/23/2019
10/24/2019
Monday - Closed Tues - Thurs - 4 pm-9 pm Friday - 10 am-11 pm Saturday - 10 am-11 pm Sunday - 10 am-9 pm ​ Open Columbus Day 10am-9pm
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Organization:

The MAiZE Company

Location:

3901 NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD
WHEATFIELD, NY, 14546
United States

Phone:

716-523-3860

Sunday Morning Hike at Chestnut Ridge Park

Join a Park Ranger on Sunday mornings for guided vigorous hike through one of our many parks. Each week we will visit a different County Park to explore the trails and see what we can find. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring water. Meet at Eternal Flame lot.
Dates: 
10/27/2019
10 am
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Organization:

Chestnut Ridge Park

Location:

6121 Chestnut Ridge Road
Orchard Park, NY, 14127
United States

Phone:

716-662-3290

Home School Days at The MAiZE

THE MAIZE IS OFFERING AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TO HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS! Join us in our Classroom in the Corn! Make a reservation and we will send you the password for our curriculum materials. (Pre-K thru Grade 12) Or you can preview of our Curriculum on the website. After studying, come out to The MAiZE for your "Quiz in the Corn". By answering the questions correctly on your Passport, you will be guided toward the exit.
Dates: 
10/25/2019
10 am - 3 pm
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Organization:

The MAiZE Company

Location:

3901 NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD
WHEATFIELD, NY, 14546
United States

Phone:

716-523-3860

Poinsettia & Railway Exhibit at the Botanical Garden

Be filled with the wonders of the holidays with fun twists of different colors and varieties of poinsettias. Be amazed by magentas, lime greens, and apricots with small pockets of traditional color accented throughout by silver and white foliage! As you walk through the beautiful poinsettias, you will also be able to enjoy a festive model train exhibit. The Garden Railway display, that is made possible by the Western New York Garden Railway Society, complements the surrounding poinsettias.
Dates: 
11/29/2019
11/30/2019
12/01/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

7168271584

Elmwood Safe Trick-or-Treat

Parents are encouraged to bring children 10 years of age and under, in costume, to the Elmwood Village to collect candy from local businesses. Participating businesses will display orange Safe Trick-Or-Treat posters advertising “Trick or Treat Here!” in their windows.
Dates: 
10/27/2019
1:30 - 3 pm
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Location:

1068 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14222
United States

Phone:

716-881-0707

The Dark Side of Nature at Chestnut Ridge Park

Chupacabra, werewolves, the kracken. Natural phenomena and the human imagination together have made some of the most fantastic stories. So, to get ready for Halloween, join Ranger Stephanie at Chestnut Ridge to learn the dark secret of these widely known creatures and learn about a few other spooky tales that are made by or take place in the great outdoors. The program will consist of a guided hike. All ages are welcome. Dress appropriately for the weather. Limited to 30 participants and pre-registration is required. Meet at the Cross country trail head.
Dates: 
10/26/2019
10 am
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Organization:

Chestnut Ridge Park

Location:

6121 Chestnut Ridge Road
Orchard Park, NY, 14127
United States

Phone:

716-662-3290

NYS BIG APPLE CRUNCH

Join millions of fellow New Yorkers and share your crunch! Your school, college campus, business, nonprofit, or group of friends can host a crunch of your own on October 25th. All you need are apples and a camera! FarmOn! Hosts this statewide event in hopes of encouraging our residents to purchase local apples to promote sourcing locally, eating healthy, and supporting our farmers with a coordinated CRUNCH. Join us as we celebrate Farm-to-School Month in October by committing to supporting local farmers and CRUNCHING into and NYState Grown apple on October 25th for the BIG APPLE CRUNCH!
Dates: 
10/25/2019
Anytime before end of day
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Organization:

FarmOn! Foundation

Location:

556 Empire Road
Copake, NY, 12516
United States

Phone:

518.329.FARM

1st Sunday Kite Fly at Gratwick Park

Pack up your kids and their friends and bring them to Gratwick Park for this monthly event! Kites of all shapes and sizes are flown to the delight of everyone. Pick up some tips and tricks and make plans to start flying kites with this fun group next time.
Dates: 
11/03/2019
12/01/2019
01/05/2020
12 - 4 pm
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Location:

1200 River Road
N. Tonawanda, NY, 14150
United States

Phone:

716-731-5653

Pumpkin Harvest Days at Akron Acres!

Our fall harvest season is full of lots of fun for the whole family. Enjoy a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin, pony rides for the kids, farm animals to visit, fall produce and decor, country store with canned goods, candles and home decor, cider and freshly popped kettle corn. Visit www.AkronAcres.com for more information.
Dates: 
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
10 am - 6 pm
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Organization:

Akron Acres

Location:

12607 Stage Rd
Akron, NY, 14001
United States

Phone:

716-542-2314

Lewiston Trick-or-Treat Center Street!

Our 1st Annual TRICK-OR-TREAT CENTER STREET is in the works! We're brewing up a cauldron of FUN...Candy EVERYWHERE! Halloween Photo Opp, Haunting characters roaming the street, Store front windows decorated for your enjoyment, Flash Mob...BOO! And a Petting Zoo, Balloon Animals, Treat Bag Decorating, Candy Apples, Pumpkin Cookies, Pumpkin Coffee, Hard Cider, Mulled Wine, etc. (Adult's need "treats" too)...AND SO MUCH MORE IN THE WORKS!!! Be sure to enjoy all of our restaurants in town after you're done!
Dates: 
10/26/2019
11 am - 6 pm
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Organization:

Village of Lewiston

Location:

145 North Street
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

(716) 754-9500

Boo Bash at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls

Our fifth annual “Boo Bash” will be held Tuesday, October 29th from 4 to 7 pm. Please use Entrance #6, and be sure to grab your Boo Bash Passport at the registration table for a chance to win a special prize! FREE indoor trick-or-treating $1 Additional Activities (all proceeds go directly to Women United- United Way of Greater Niagara) Include: Balloon Animals, Crafts, Cotton Candy.
Dates: 
10/29/2019
4 - 7 pm
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Location:

1900 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY, 14304
United States

Phone:

(716) 297-2022

Cambria Corn Maze

A Family Fun experience, the Cambria Corn Maze is just a short drive from Buffalo. In a 12 acre corn field are 2 mazes full of twists, turns and dead ends. Make memories and try your skills on the smaller Maze and then make time for the expert Maze!
Dates: 
10/24/2019
10/25/2019
10/26/2019
varies, see below
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Organization:

Cambria Corn Maze

Location:

5274 Lockport Junction Rd.
Lockport, NY, 14094
United States

Phone:

716-589-0626