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Halloween & Haunted Events

Halloween in the Capital Region is more than just trick-or-treating! It might be the colorful leaves that surround our city, the fresh apples picked from our neighboring orchards, or the knowledge that winter will soon be approaching that makes us so excited about the season. Here is a sampling of some of the fun, family-friendly activities that take place in Albany in October!

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Signature Events

2nd Annual Scarytoga ParaPalooza

September 22, 2017
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 12:30 AM
  • Location: Double M Haunted Hayrides
  • Admission: $39.95
  • 678 New York 67
  • Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Phone: 518-884-9122
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THE 2ND ANNUAL SCARYTOGA PARAPALOOZA will occur on The Autumnal Equinox, Friday September 22nd at the Double M Haunted Hayride Venue in Ballston Spa, NY. Over 1000 guests are anticipated and will jo...

Special Events

100.9FM The CAT Halloween BOO Cruise

October 27, 2017

When darkness comes and The Moon is Full...The Ship of Ghouls Sets Sail! It's The CAT BOO Cruise! The Friday night before Halloween, October 27th from 7p to 10p, on the Dutch Apple Cruise Li...

BOO-jolais Vampire Ball

October 27, 2017

The Alliance for Positive Health is thrilled to invite you to the BOO-jolais Vampire Ball taking place on Friday, October 27, 2017. This year's event will descend upon the new Albany Capital Center fo...

D&B Albany Adult Halloween Spooktacular

October 27, 2017
  • Times: 8:00-11:00PM
  • Location: Dave & Buster's
  • Venue: Dave & Buster's
  • Admission: see package details for pricing
  • 1 Crossgates Mall Road
  • Albany, NY 12203
  • Phone: 518-313-4506
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Eat. Drink. Play. Watch. PARTY! Join us for a night of FUN and FRIGHTS for our Adults-Only Halloween Spooktacular Party! Choose from two CHILLING packages with Food, Drinks, and FUN! The “FRI...

Groovin’...Ghostly Legends & Friends

October 28, 2017

AN AMAZING LIVE CONCERT RE-CREATING THE GREAT LEGENDS OF CLASSIC ROCK HISTORY! 100% OF NET PROCEEDS & DONATIONS TO BENEFIT THE VETERANS MIRACLE CENTER OF ALBANY. "GROOVIN' is the absolute...

Halloween Spooktacular

October 28, 2017

4th Floor Terrace | Children and Families Join the New York State Museum for our Halloween Spooktacular filled with tricks and treats for everyone! This event will feature crafts, games, dancing, sto...

Murder at Cherry Hill

October 27, 2017 to October 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

On May 7, 1827, a notorious murder occurred at Cherry Hill that resulted in two sensational trials and Albany's last public hanging. Come relive that night! Meet the historical players, walk in the fo...

On-Going Events

"Capitol Hauntings" Tours

October 02, 2017 to October 31, 2017 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Weekdays Throughout October: Join the "ghost hunting" Capitol Tour Guides as they take you through the "hot spots" of the Capitol. Brave visitors will make their way to the exact s...

Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour

September 22, 2017 to October 28, 2017 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tours start at 7:30PM & 9:30PM
  • Location: Hilton Albany - Meet in front
  • Venue: Hilton Albany
  • Admission: $21.20 Must reserve in advance
  • 40 Lodge Street
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-227-1380
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Visit one of America's most haunted locations, Albany, New York. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparit...

Haunted History Pub Crawl

October 17, 2017
  • Times: 5:30, 6:15 and 7:00
  • Admission: Tickets are $20 for Members of Historic Albany Foundation & Albany County Historical Association, $25 for the General Public
  • 9 Ten Broeck Place
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Phone: 518.465.0876,ext.14
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Tickets: $20 for HAF and ACHA Members | $25 for non-HAF and ACHA Members Begin your ghost hunt with a tour of Ten Broeck Mansion, one of the most haunted public sites in Albany. Trained docents will ...

Haunted History Pub Crawl

October 19, 2017
  • Times: 5:30, 6:15, & 7:00 p.m
  • Admission: Tickets are $20 for Members of Historic Albany Foundation & Albany County Historical Association, $25 for the General Public.
  • 9 Ten Broeck Place
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Phone: 518.465.0876,ext.14

Tickets: $20 for HAF and ACHA Members | $25 for non-HAF and ACHA Members Begin your ghost hunt with a tour of Ten Broeck Mansion, one of the most haunted public sites in Albany. Trained docents will ...

Haunted History Pub Crawl

October 25, 2017
  • Times: 5:30, 6:15, & 7:00 p.m
  • Admission: Tickets are $20 for Members of Historic Albany Foundation & Albany County Historical Association, $25 for the General Public.
  • 9 Ten Broeck Place
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Phone: 518.465.0876,ext.14
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Tuesday, October 17th, Thursday, October 19th, and Wednesday October 25th | Choose from 5:30, 6:15, or 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $20 for HAF and ACHA Members | $25 for non-HAF and ACHA Members Begin your g...

Literary Libations

October 07, 2017
  • Times: 4:30 pm
  • Location: Albany Public Library Main Branch
  • Admission: $20
  • 161 Washington Ave,
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Phone: 518-427-4367
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The Albany Literary History Pub Crawl is BACK for #PathThroughHistory Fall Weekend! A guide with a tome of tales will lead you and your friends through Albany’s historic Center Square. We&rsquo...

 

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