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Scare the yell out of everyone at these family-friendly Halloween events across Queens

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Get your ghost on and enjoy an array of Halloween parades and parties scheduled to take place across Queens this weekend and Monday, Oct. 31.

Here’s a rundown of some of the fun things happening across the borough for Halloween:

 

Astoria: Check out the Annual Astoria Family Halloween Parade on Sunday, Oct. 30, at noon on Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street. The parade has been a staple in the community for 10 years and was started by mothers. At 11:30 a.m., gift bags will be handed out and the parade will head to the Great Lawn in Astoria Park at noon.

Bayside: The Bayside Village BID will sponsor a Halloween Family Fun Day on 41st Avenue off Bell Boulevard by the LIRR Bayside station on Sunday, Oct. 30. Bring the little ones for a dance party, pumpkin patch, rides and contests. The event will run from noon until 4 p.m.

Bay Terrace: Fort Totten Park will be home to a Halloween Festival which will feature crafts, games, rides, music and more! The event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the park’s parade grounds from noon to 3 p.m. The festival is sponsored by Park Administrator Matt Symons, Councilman Paul Vallone and the Friends of Fort Totten Parks.

Glen Oaks: The Queens County Farm Museum will hold a Children’s Fall Festival for kids of all ages on Sunday, Oct. 30. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume and play games, meet characters, pet the farm animals, jam out to live music and much more. The event runs from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for all ages; free for museum members. The museum is located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway.

Glendale: The Glendale Kiwanis Club will host its annual Halloween Parade on Monday, Oct. 31. The parade will kick off at 7 p.m. at the Stop and Shop located at 64-65 Myrtle Ave. The costumed participants will make their way down to the St. Pancras school yard where there will be a costume contest and prizes.

Howard Beach: Ghouls and goblins in Howard Beach will get an early start to the Halloween fun with the community’s annual Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 29. The march takes place at 11 a.m., with participants heading along Cross Bay Boulevard from 159th Avenue to 165th Avenue. Kids will be able to enjoy food, rides and refreshments. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will take place the following Saturday, Nov. 5, in the parking lot of St. Helen’s Church.

Long Island City: The annual Trick or Treat March will begin at 50th Avenue between Fifth Street and Vernon Boulevard on Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m. There will be a photo booth, dunk tank, pumpkin patch and Halloween games.

Jackson Heights: The second biggest Halloween Parade takes place in Jackson Heights every year. This year, the parade will take place on Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. It starts  at 89th Street and snakes through 37th Avenue to 77th Street.

Maspeth: On Halloween night the Maspeth Ragamuffin Parade will begin at the main gate of Mount Olivet Cemetery located at 65-40 Grand Ave. at 7 p.m. Participants will march to the Maspeth Federal Savings Bank parking lot at 56-18 69th St. There will be prizes for best costume and free treat bags.

Woodside: Bring your pets to the annual Woofside Pet Parade on Nov. 5. This parade starts at 49-16 Skillman Ave. and allows owners to get creative with their pets’ Halloween costumes. Enter the costume contest for $10 to win a prize. Registration for the contest begins at 11 a.m. and the parade starts at 11:30 a.m.

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