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Local Haunts Around The Castle – Boo!

Posted by editor on 10/10/18


Do you like to be scared? Halloween is the perfect time to feel like a kid again in Westchester! We have tons of great events in October that are perfect for you and your little boys and ghouls.


Only 3 miles from your beautiful Castle apartment awaits a giant playground – Playland, located in Rye, is less than 10 minutes away. Rated as one of the best haunts in New York, prepare to be “spooked” by Scared by the Sound Haunted House located in this historic amusement park. Experience the scary, closed and abandoned amusement park after dark with a 12,000 square foot haunted house and cemetery eerily near the darkened rides while listening to the splash of the shore on the Seaside Walk.


There are also many historical finds within 20 minutes of your Castle home, perfect for Halloween. This time of year transforms a local Westchester mansion into a theatrical tour – take a trip to Lyndhurst, Westchester’s most famous Castle, and feel Jay Gould’s ghostly presence as this nighttime event takes you through the first floor and basement of his historic home. The Mystery of the Pharaoh’s Curse! will be this year’s performance in Jay Ghoul’s House of Curiosities. Inspired by Jay Gould’s mysterious death after his famous mummy expedition of the 1920s, this show is sure to be full of frights and laughs.


If you prefer to get into the spirit without the fright factor, The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is well worth the ride, but still under an hour from leaving your beautiful Castle apartment behind. Touted as the area’s most electrifying Halloween event, it returns this year with more pumpkin power than ever before! With over 7,000-lit pumpkins, it is great for all ages. Why not make a day of it with apple cider doughnuts and pumpkin picking too?!


Playland Park

1 Playland Parkway

Rye, NY  10580



635 South Broadway

Tarrytown, NY 10591


Van Cortlandt Manor

525 S Riverside

Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520