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Queens County Farm Museum Hosting Halloween-Themed Event Sunday

The Queens County Farm Museum is hosting a Halloween-themed event Sunday that will include trick or treating, spooky hayrides and a haunted farmhouse (Photo provided by Queens County Farm Museum)

Oct, 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

The Queens County Farm Museum is hosting a Halloween-themed event Sunday that will include trick or treating, spooky hayrides and a haunted farmhouse.

The event, called Halloween on the Farm, will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy farm and all attendees are encouraged to come dressed in creative costumes.

There will be nine different trick-or-treat stations in total with farm animals at each station.

Halloween on the Farm will also feature food and drink vendors, crafts, as well as a dance party with live music by DJ Still1.

Attendees can tour the farm in Halloween-themed hayrides while there will also be an ecology booth providing recycling tips.

Visitors will also get a chance to explore the farm’s 3-acre corn maize called the Amazing Maize Maze. The maize forms part of the farm’s regular fall season program.

Amazing Maize Maze was designed in the shape of a ram’s head and is inspired by a painting by artist Georgia O’Keeffe. The painting, called “Ram’s Head, Blue Morning Glory,” symbolizes O’Keeffe’s respect for land and culture.

Tickets for the day’s event are priced at $20 each and can be purchased by clicking here. Entrance is free for 3-year-olds and under.

The farm’s pumpkin expansive pumpkin patch will also be open. Entry to the pumpkin patch incurs an additional charge.

The pumpkin patch at the Queens County Farm Museum (Photo: Instagram)

Children at a previous Halloween on the Farm event (Photo provided by Queens County Farm Museum)

A giant blow-up witch at a previous Halloween on the Farm event (Photo provided by Queens County Farm Museum)

Amazing Maize Maze at the Queens County Farm Museum (Photo provided by Queens County Farm Museum)

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