Tru-Terror Haunted Attraction
When: Fri, Oct 7 until Mon, Oct 31, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Viaport Rotterdam Mall, 93 W. Campbell Road, Rotterdam
10,000 sq ft Super Haunt!!! The Butcher Shop! Full Blackout Maze!! 2 Attractions for 1 low Price! The Capital Districts Most Terrifying Haunted House!!!
When: Mon through Fri in October, 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Plaza Visitor Center & Gift Shop in the North Concourse of the Empire State Plaza, Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come to the New York State Capitol for a special tour that explores legends connected with this historic building. Free but limited space, reservations required.
Field of Horrors
When: Oct 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM, Oct 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Field of Horrors, 100 Farrell Road, Brunswick
Field of Horrors offers several different attractions for the price of one! Check out the Trail of Terror Hayride, Death Trap, Sector 6 Paintball Gallery, and new attractions Insanity and Return of Mummy’s Curse! https://fieldofhorrors.com/
Double M Haunted Hayride
When: Multiple Dates and Times during the month of October
Where: Double M Haunted Hayrides, 678 New York 67, Ballston Spa
Double M Haunted Hayrides is the Capital District’s #1 Haunted Attraction! Reservations are required. https://mmhayrides.fearticket.com/event/orderticket/eventid/76
Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour
When: Fri, Oct 7, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Sat, Oct 8, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Sun, Oct 9, 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Outside the Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY
Take a trip through Albany’s history with a paranormal twist. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, Ghost Tours of Albany is an entertaining, evening diversion for locals who want to know more and tourists experiencing Albany for the first time. The hour-and-a-half walking tours are the perfect way to start a night out. New tour times added daily.
The Spirits of Rensselaer: RPI’s Historic Ghost Tour
When: Fri, Oct 7, 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM, Sat, Oct 8, 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Where: RPI – Rensselaer Union Patio, 15th Street Side, Troy
Cost: FREE ADMISSION, Registration Required
Take a 90 minute guided walking tour of the lower RPI campus while learning about the history of Rensselaer and the people who made it famous while possibly meeting a few spirited characters along the way. Good comfortable walking shoes required. Meet at the Rensselaer Student Union patio on the 15th street side. Rain or Shine. Participants with special needs should contact [email protected]
Saratoga Scare Fair
When: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 until Sat, Oct 8, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa
The Institute Of Fear brings your fears and phobias to life in a Teen/Adult Haunted house located at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds! Open Friday-Saturday nights in October from 6:30 pm -10:00 pm.
Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm
When: multiple dates and times during the month of October
Where: Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Road, Schaghticoke
Cost: $26 for Nightmares admission to all 7 haunted attractions or general admission $15 for Brady’s Barnyard & the Psychic Sideshow only
Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm features seven haunted attractions that are sure to scare you! http://libertyridgefarmny.com/nightmares/
28th Annual Goold Orchard Apple Festival
When: Sat, Oct 8, and Sun, Oct 9, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Goold Orchards, 1297 Brookview Station Road, Castleton-on-Hudson
Cost: Adult $10, discounted tickets at Eventbrite
It’s the 28th annual Apple Festival & Craft Show at Goold Orchards! This celebration of the arts, crafts and agriculture of the Capital Region offers fresh food, pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, live entertainment, craft vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, wine samples, and more!
Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain
When: Sat, Oct 8, and Sun, Oct 9, 11:00 AM to 6:15 PM
Where: Hunter Mountain, Hunter, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Our Oktoberfest, now 4 weekends long, features authentic German and German-American entertainment in the beauty of the northern Catskills in autumn. Experience live entertainment and great food surrounded by lush fall foliage. Our modern celebration of the harvest features numerous vendors, free crafts for the kids, and much more.