If you are looking for alternatives to traditional trick or treating, here are some wonderful options available to you in the Syracuse area.
Dress up your little one to “trick or treat” at participating stores
9090 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse, NY 13204
October 31st, 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Lysander Town Hall
Halloween Trick or Treat: Costumes are optional. Contests and a free pumpkin to every child while supplies last.
8220 Loop Rd., Baldwinsville, NY 13027
October 31st, 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Zoo-Boo: Magic show, creature features, bubblemania, puppet show, storytelling and much more.
One Conservation Place, Syracuse, NY 13204, (315)435-8511
October 19th, 20th, 26th, and 27th, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
Tickets $8 at door, $7 advance sale (http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/zoo-boo)
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Enchanted Beaver Lake
8477 East Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027
October 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
Parking is $5 per car and Admission is $3 per person. Children under 3 are free.
Due to overwhelming interest in this event, they suggest purchasing parking passes in advance. Please call 638-2519 by October 18th.
Great Northern Mall
Children can trick or treat at participating retailers. Look for stores with an orange sign in the window.
4155 State Route 31, Clay, NY 13041
October 31st, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Mall-O-Ween: Children can trick or treat at the 30+ participating vendors.
3649 Erie Blvd., Dewitt, NY 13214
October 30th, 1:00 to 7:00 PM
Registration will be located near Dancing Kats (park and enter through the mall entrance near Dick’s Sporting Goods). Visit the Registration area to get your Mall-O-Ween pass and your free Trick or Treating bag! All the money raised goes to The Children’s Consortium.
Calvary Chapel of Syracuse
Super Veggie Jammie Night! Dress your children up in jammies to enjoy the brand new Veggie Tales movie “The League of Incredible Vegetables”, games, and goodie bags. Please no costumes - PJ’s only.
103 Grampian Rd., Liverpool, NY 13090
October 31, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
RSVPs are appreciated by Oct. 25th. Call 451-1556
Abundant Life Christian Center
Fall Fun Fest. Come and enjoy a free, safe, fun, and candy-filled evening for families.
7000 All Nations Blvd., East Syracuse, NY 13057
October 31, 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Fall Family Fun. Daily: Free items include: Petting Zoo, Straw Maze, Ghoulish Hole in One, Ghost Rider Speedway 2-6 yrs , Indian Tepee, Haunted House –with ticket purchase
Weekends: Additional cost- Enjoy Pony Rides , Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, ‘Boo’ and Arrow Shoot. Children can also do crafts at an additional nominal fee.
7265 Buckley Road North Syracuse, NY 13212
October 1st-October 30th. 11:00am to 4:00 PM
Halloween Spooktacular. Trick or treating for the kids, a parade and a costume contest! Trick or treat at over 25 store fronts in Driver's Village.
October 26th. 5-7:30
5885 East Circle Drive Cicero, NY 13039
Trick or Treating from 5:00pm – 7:30pm. Halloween Parade at 6:30pm - Meet in Center Court
Best Costume in each age group
Funniest Costume in each age group
Scariest Costume in each age group
Age Groups: 0-4yrs, 5-8 yrs, 8 and up
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This post was written by Contributing writer and blogger Denise Craig - Blogger, Writer, Music Teacher and Mommy to 4 kiddos. Visit her at her blog, LifewithKids4!
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