10 Best Halloween Decorated Houses on Staten Island

 

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

This Halloween, experience some thrills and chills at the 10 best decorated homes on Staten Island.Get ready to spook up your day with these Spooktacular homes. They are, without a doubt, the creepiest, craziest and most frightening homes you’ll ever see. Sound effects, fog and synchronized lighting complete the spine-chilling atmosphere around each home and add a terrifying twist.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

While some of the homeowners seek out the best decorations available to create a haunted home, others spend their time actually making the decorations from scratch for months! All are equally impressive and very scaaaaryyyyyyy. Take a ride and get your dose of frights at homes that have been transformed into a Halloween nightmare, but beware, you never know what’s lurking in the darkness. They are waiting for you with special treats…..Are you that fearless soul brave enough to pay a visit? Will you make it through the list or will you run??!!!

 

#1. 19 Bolivar St.  This home has added a lot of character to the front porch with these Halloween decorations.

This home has added a lot of character to the front porch with these Halloween decorations.

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

 

#2. 29 Ellsworth Ave. This next house will surely give trick-or-treaters and Halloween party guests a scare with these larger-than-life-size figures.  Are you brave enough to enter?

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

 

 

#3. 41 Kingdom Ave. This next home will be a crowd-pleaser for all the Halloween guests, don’t miss it.

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Decorated Halloween Homes on Staten Island

 

#4. 78 Lindenwood Rd. A very creative 12 year old boy with big imagination lives in this next home. Every year he spooks up his house with all the handmade Halloween decorations he can craft.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

#5. 580 Woolley Ave. This next home is bumping up the creep factor with oversized spiders, brain-hungry zombies and witches. The owners present a frightening show at 8pm, make sure to go!

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

#6. 238 Caswell Ave. This home is adding a Halloween spirit to their front yard with some seriously spooky details.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

#7. 30 Edison St. This home is ready for the arrival of the trick-or-treaters and Halloween guests with some creepy-crawly characters and big graphic figures.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

 

#8. 120 Ainsworth Ave. The next house features creepy creatures and terrifying realistic sets.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

 

#9. 32 Santa Monica Ln. This horror-filled front yard will make your skin crawl with terrifying realistic props. This haunted house will make you run and panic!

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

#10. 92 Beacon Ave. This home is deathly serious with the display of realistic-looking graves, skeletons other undead monsters.

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

10 Best Halloween Decorated Homes on Staten Island

 

 

Wishing everyone a Happy and safe Halloween!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Events on Staten Island

This is a great time of year and there’s no shortage of fun things to do on Staten Island. We’ve got a list of spooky Halloween-themed events happening around town. There’s something on this list for everyone who loves Halloween from special events to costume parties.

1. Halloween in Richmond Town

Trick or treating in the historic village! Tasty treats for costumed kiddies as well as crafts, apple bobbing and games!

Prepaid reservations required, call (718) 351-1611, ext. 281

When: October 26th, Fri., 3:30 PM – 5 PM

Location: Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue

Tickets: $10 for children, $5 for adults. SIHS members $9 for children, adults free.

2. Haunted Historical Tours at the Garibaldi-Meuucci Museum

After a lengthy investigations, and all-night stake-outs, the Staten Island Paranormal Society, the Eastern Paranormal Investigation Center and Haunted Times Magazine have declared the building “haunted.” This weekend you are invited on a ghost hunt of your own during a haunted historical tour hosted by the Staten Island Paranormal Society and the New York Paranormal Society. Each tour of the 160-year-old Gothic revival-style house and grounds is sure to be entertaining, and chilling, for believers and skeptics alike.

When: October 26th and 27th Fri and Sat, tours will be offered at 7:30PM, 9:00PM, 10:30PM

Location: Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue

Tickets: $15 per ticket, buy tickets online

3. Halloween Extravaganza at the Conference House

Visit the Conference House for a spooky day of fun! Featuring: hay rides, a costume parade, bouncy rides, magic, balloon animals, and a Haunted House!

When: October 27th, Sat 11 AM – 4 PM

Location: Conference House Museum, 7455 Hylan Boulevard

Tickets: Admission $10, Hayrides $5.00 (children under 5 can sit on parent’s lap)

4. Hoot-Ray for Halloween Celebration

Come in your best costume and party like the owls of the Greenbelt, swooping in search of Halloween fun. Create a Spooky Silhouette wall or window decoration for your own “haunted house” using colored chalk on black paper. You will have an opportunity to practice your owl calls on our nature trail. Snacks, music, and games make this a real hooting experience! This celebration is for children between the age of 4 to 8 years old. Registration and pre-payment required.

When: October 27th, Sat., 1 PM – 2 PM

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Avenue at Brielle Avenue

Tickets: $6 Greenbelt Conservancy members; $8 non-members.

5. An Evening of Ghostly Intimations

You are cordially invited to an evening of ghostly intimations! Join us for the artists’ and curators’ talks. Space is limited, please RSVP to sara@aliceausten.org

When: October 27th, Sat., 4 PM – 6 PM

Location: Alice Austen House Museum, 2 Hylan Blvd

Tickets: $10 donation

6. Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm Stand

Visit the 1800s Decker Farm and enjoy a guided tour through the 1810 farmhouse and a hayride.  Purchase a pumpkin to bring home.  Free shuttle bus service from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the farm.

When: October 27th and 28th, Sat and Sun 11AM – 4PM

Location: Decker Farm, 435 Richmond Hill Road

Tickets: $5 per person, $16 for a family of 4. Additional cost for pumpkins.

7. Mighty String Demons Concert: Surprises and Disguises

The Mighty String Demons, an ensemble of young Staten Island violinists, will present a creepy, crawly, eerie and fun concert of music that will make you wiggle in your seats. This concert will feature guest musician Kazuo Nakamura on Concert Bass and a special performance of his composition titled “His Adventure” for six violins. Come dressed as any creature that peeps or chirps in the night. This event is made possible (in part) by an Encore Grant from the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island, with public funding from the New York State Council on the Arts. Registration encouraged.

When: October 28th, Sun 2:30 PM – 4 PM

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Avenue at Brielle Avenue

Tickets: Free

8. The Haunted Experience 2: NYC’s Scariest

The original Haunted Café was a legitimate local lounge that was burned in a fire a few years ago. The NycArtsCypher recently renovated the building although there have been several strange sounds and sightings reported over the years. What goes on in the early morning hours is beyond anyone’s guess. The only way to truly know is to experience this for your very self!

When: October 26th, 7 PM – 11 PM; October 27th, 7 PM – 11 PM; October 28th, 5 PM – 9 PM; October 29th, 7 PM – 11 PM, October 30th, 7 PM – 11 PM.

Location: NYC Arts Cypher

Tickets: $10 kids under 14 (need to be accompanied by an adult), $12 with school id, $15 general admission

9. Haunted Harbor

Snug Harbor’s Paranormal adventure. Discover the undiscovered and watch as history, agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, and visual arts come alive.

Haunter Tours – Tour guides provided by local paranormal groups.

When: October 31 at 8:30 PM and 10 PM, November 1st at 8:30 PM and 10 PM, November 2nd at 9 PM, 10:30 PM, Midnight

Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

Spirit Communication Workshop 

with Mark Eadicicco from the Practical Magic Shop

When: Nov 1st, 8 PM – 10 PM

Tickets: $20 per ticket

“Haunted Secrets” Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is transformed into a Haunted Garden for one night only!

When: October 31st, 7 PM – Midnight

Tickets: $10 per ticket

Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace

10. The Greenbelt Monster Mash

This event is for children ages 2 and up.  Activities include haunted house, apple picking, egg on the spoon race, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Parents are required to register their child for membership.

Membership is not required for adults, but is encouraged. Photo ID must be presented.

This event is presented by Syfy. Syfy is the proud sponsor of 14 NYC Parks fall-themed events across the city, including Pumpkin Fest in Central Park on Saturday, October 27!

When: October 3oth, Tue., 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue, Between Walcott and Rockland Avenues

Tickets: Free

 

Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

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I think I know what you’re doing this weekend……celebrating Halloween of course! Staten Island is filled with exciting events, find out where to go for some “haunted” fun!

1. Carousel Season Finale: Two-for-One Rides for Children in Halloween Costumes

Take a ride on the beautiful Carousel for All Children in Willobrook park.   All children who are in costumes will receive two carousel rides for the price of one!

When: October 30th, Sunday. 11am -5:45 pm

Location: Willobrook Park

Price: $1.50 per spin

2. Halloween Kids Fest at the Staten Island Mall

Kids ages 2-12 are invited to come in costume with their parents and enjoy free family-friendly activities including make & take crafts, face painting, prizes and more!

When: October 31st, Monday. 2pm – 6pm

Location: Staten Island Mall, Lower Level Center Court, for more info call 718-761-6800

Price: Free

3. Westerleigh Park Halloween Extravaganza

Annual Halloween event for the whole family. Come see the Haunted House on the gazebo, enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, crafts, food and a costume parade!

When: October 29th, Saturday. 11am- 2pm

Location:  Westerleigh Park, for more info call 718-442-1383

Price: Free

4. The Batty Bash

The Halloween Bash for kids ages 4 to 8.  Enjoy making a bat crafts and stop by our small bat cave replica. Snacks, music, and games make this a really fun bat experience. Registration and pre-payment required.

When: October 29th, Saturday. 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Avenue at Brielle Avenue, for more info call 718-351-3450

Price:  $6 non-member, $4 Greenbelt Conservancy members

5. Dread of Night

True, or almost true, stories based on the Staten Island Historical Society’s archival material. A self-guided tour leads you through some of the “hauntingly lonely” buildings where you’ll meet many interesting characters.

When: October 29th, Saturday. 7pm

Location: Historic Richmond Town, for more info call 718-351-1611 ext. 281

Price: $10 for adults, $8 for children & Staten Island Historical Society Members

6. Not Too Scary Halloween celebration

Celebrate Halloween at the Staten Island Children’s Museum. Their annual Halloween party features bouncy rides, crafts, games, a costume parade and contest.

When: October 29th, Saturday. 12pm – 4pm

Location: Staten Island Children’s Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, for more info call 718-273-2060

Price: Free

7. Bloomingdale Park Halloween Extravaganza

This annual party lets kids trick or treat, decorate pumpkins, enjoy pony rides and play games.

When: October 29th, Saturday. 12pm – 3 pm. Rain date Sunday.

Location: Bloomingdale Park, for more info call 718-816-2133

Price: Free

Have fun everybody and stay safe!