October Weekend Activities in Suffolk County

The cool weather in fall brings a renewed energy and new weekend adventures. Here are a few family friendly events  happening this month.

1. Suffolk County Farm

Suffolk County Farm and Education Center is a real working farm! Families can participate in our many special events and get up close to the farm animals. They offer educational programs for children Pre-K thru 12th grade, summer day camps, show grounds, special events, a butterfly house, a certified Nature Explore Classroom and much more. The farm is open year round, 7 days per week 9 am to 3 pm.

October Upcoming Events:

Historical Harvest
Oct. 15, 2011

Bats: Flying Friends
Oct. 22, 2011

Pumpkin Fling 2011

Oct. 29, 2011


350 Yaphank Avenue

Yaphank, NY 11980

(631) 852-4600



2. AAA Halloween Spooktacular


Every year AAA offers free family fun at its Halloween Spooktacular!  Don’t forget your costumes!

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Pumpkin picking
  • Safe trick-or-treating
  • Giveaways
  • Games
  • Raffles
  • And other activities including face painting, coloring contests, pumpkin decorating and more.

Non-members are welcome. Bring a non-member that joins and receive a free gift.

Tanger Outlets- Riverhead
200 Tanger Mall Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

3. Family Days At Maritime Explorium
Whether you and your child are experimenting with forces in our innovative rice boat or you and your adolescent are creating a topographical map from depth finding readings, the Maritime Explorium offers families a place where exploring Long Island’s maritime heritage is a voyage of discovery and excitement.

Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

$5.00 per person


101 East Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777.
(631) 331-3277



4. Harbes Family Farm

Every Weekend & Holiday, Sept. 19th – Nov. 1st from 9am-6pm

  • U-Pick Pumpkins
  • Corn Maze Adventures (4 to choose from)
  • Cornstalks, Hay Bales, etc.
  • Pony Rides
  • Hayrides & Wagon Train Rides
  • Farm Animals
  • Wine Tasting
  • Gemstone Mining
  • Play Structures
  • Games & Activities
  • Picnic Tables (please, no outside food or beverages)
  • Plenty of Parking

5698 Sound Ave

Riverhead, NY


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