October Events & Activities in Syracuse, NY
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 9:00 AM by Mary Kate Harrigan
Experience all things fall this October in Syracuse, NY. From Halloween haunts to pumpkin patch fun, get inspired on all the best events and activities to add to your itinerary.
Halloween at the Park
Halloween at the Park, a family-friendly drive-thru experience, is back for another year! Vehicles will be able to follow a lighted path and view festive Halloween-themed displays along the way. Halloween at the Park runs Oct 1-31st and is non-spooky experience, instead bringing to life a fantasy Halloween world through large wooden structures, LED light displays and costumed actors.
Oktoberfest Anniversary Party at Heritage Hill
This three-day extravaganza takes place at the stunning Palladino Farm and Heritage Hill Brewery October 1-3. Celebrating the farm's 175th anniversary, 70 years of the Palladino family owning farm and three years of the Heritage Hill Brewhouse, visitors can enjoy everything from live music to hot air balloon rides, a heated Biergarten with authentic German food from Liehs & Steigerwald, kids bounce house, apple cider pressing, chicken BBQ, amazing fall foliage views and much more family fun.
Don't miss out on Fright Nights, a one-of-a-kind Halloween attraction. Their warehouse location is home to multiple immersive haunted experiences. Frights of the past including a haunted manor, a dark Jurassic themed land, evil clowns and a 3D ghost ship. Stay tuned for more information.
Fall Festival at Abbott Farms
Fall Festival weekends continue throughout the month of October at Abbott Farms. Wristbands will be available to purchase to gain access to autumn activities including apple picking, corn mazes, wagon rides, hay climbs and more.
Visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo during weekends in October for Zoo Boo. This "kooky not spooky" Halloween event includes all the fun of the zoo plus trick-or-treat stations, games, activities, keeper chats and more. Costumes are encouraged for all ages.