Y Happenings: Halloween Edition

At the YMCA, we love to celebrate Halloween! We love to see the kids in costume, having fun. We have a ton of events happening across our association this month. Check out the list below to see what we have going on!

Friday, October 19

Halloween at the Y – Southern Saratoga

Join us for a spooky night of fun, food, and games! There will be a parade and costume contest starting at 7:15pm. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested donations for the Basket Brigade Program include: Gravy, canned fruit or vegetables, cranberry sauce, stuffing, boxed potatoes and brownie or cake mix. Full details here.

Pumpkin Painting – Troy

Join us for a fun night to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Halloween all in one at our Pink-Themed Family fun night! This event is free and open to the public. Full details here.

Saturday, October 20

Saturday Night Live – Southern Saratoga

Join us for our Halloween Fright Night Bash! Come dressed in your best costume. The top 3 costumes will receive a prize! Admission is $5 per child and is designed for kids in grades 5 – 8th! Full details here.

Halloween Cupcake Decorating – Greene County

Join us for an afternoon of cupcakes! Learn to decorate and take home 2 Halloween themed cupcakes! Wow your friends with your new skills! Full details here.

Kids Night Out – Greenbush

Kids will love a spooktacular night filled with fun activities planned just for them! You’ll enjoy a night out, or at home! Please register for Kids Night Out at least 24 hours before the program date. Wear your Halloween Costume! Full details here.

Harvest Fest – Duanesburg

Please join us for Harvest Fest! This is a fun-filled event for the whole family to enjoy. There will be local farms in attendance, eateries, business, music, and so much more! We will also be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony as we introduce our new walking trail. This event is free and open to the public, so bring a friend! Full details here.

Friday, October 26th

Halloween Party – Guilderland

Tis the witching hour! Don’t be foolish, throw on something ghoulish, and come join us at the YMCA! What can you anticipate? We will have a trick-or-treat street, monster mash dance party, games, Witches Rest Stop Story Time, a ‘You’re Boo-tiful’ Costume Contest, a doughnut eating contest, and more! Full details here. 

Halloween Carnival – Albany

Don’t miss the ultimate Halloween experience at the Albany YMCA! All families are invited to enjoy a variety of spooktacular activities for all ages including: DJ Entertainment, Haunted House (6:15pm-7:40pm), Inflatable Bounce Houses, Ghoulish Games and Prizes, Disgusting Delights & Refreshments, Face Painting, Costume Contest (7:45pm), Trick or Treating, and more! Full details here.

Saturday, October 27th

Trick-Or-Trek 5K – Troy

Celebrate Halloween and be healthy with a festive 5K fun run through the historic Oakwood Cemetery!  You’ll trek alongside gravestones, gargoyles, and ghouls as you make your way through the cemetery. Full details here. 

Member Appreciation Event: Halloween Edition – Greene County

Join us for an awesome event to celebrate you, our members! We will have an Italian lunch by Che Figata, chili cook-off, chocolate chip cookie baking contest, ice cream sundae making station, goats, face painting, henna tattoos, crafts for kids, bounce house, costume parade, and music by Good Times Band! Full details here.