Things to Do in Bergen County Week of October 19

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist! 
Events Not to Miss:
What: Zoo Boo
Why: Mad science, trick or treating, spooky and spook-free train rides.
When: Friday October 21, 6-9 pm, Saturday October 22, 10 am-4 pm and 6-9 pm, Sunday October 23, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: Live music all weekend plus friendly competitions and games at this family-friendly spot.
When: Friday October 21, 7 pm-12 am, Saturday October 22, 2-6:30 pm, Sunday October 23, 2-6 pm
Where: Five Dimes Brewery, 247 Westwood Ave., Westwood
Why: All ages will love the spooky stories, games and candy, and brave souls can enter the haunted trail.
When: Saturday October 22, 4-9 pm (6-9 pm Haunted Trail)
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
Why: All treats, no tricks plus bouncing, apples, balloons and plenty more at this family festival.
When: Saturday October 22, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Tice's Corner, 441 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Woodcliff Lake
Why: Decorate your pumpkin and enjoy fall eats and treats.
When: Saturday October 22, 1 pm
Where: Fort Lee Historic Park, Hudson Terrace, Fort Lee
Why: Enjoy the best of Broadway, with this week's show featuring music from Beauty and the Beast.
When: Saturday October 22, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: The huge – and hugely popular – street fair has activities for kids, adults and everyone in between.
When: Sunday October 23, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 1 Paragon Dr., Montvale
Why: Parents and kids create spooky and delicous desserts together at this yummy class.
When: Sunday October 23, 10:30 am-12 pm
Where: The Flavor Labs, 514 Livingston St., Norwood
Why: Drive through more than 30 acres of spook-free lights, then enjoy s'mores by the fire pit.
When: Now through Monday October 31, 7-9:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Hop on a hayride, pick a pumpkin and visit with the barnyard animals.
When: Saturdays in October, 9 am-4 pm, Weekdays starting October 3, 1-4 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Learn about cider as you make your own fresh batch.
When: Sundays through October 23, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Pick and paint a pumpkin, and enjoy treats on the farm.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 23, 12 pm
Where: Fresh & Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd., New Milford
Why: Hayrides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, photo ops and more fall festivities.
When: Now through Monday October 31, weekdays 3-4:50 pm, weekends 10 am-4 pm
Where: Secor Farms, 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
Why: American Dream got spooktacular with costumed characters, Halloween parades and dance parties, plus plenty more surprises.
When: Now through Monday October 31, various times
Where: American Dream, One American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Why: Enjoy acres of fall festivities from a huge corn maze and scavenger hunt to fresh cider donuts.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 30, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Lupardi's Nursery, 75 Blanch Ave., Closter
If you're heading out of Bergen:
Why: Fall fun includes hayrides, train rides, music, arts and crafts.
When: Saturday October 22, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Pier A Park and the Sinatra Drive Walkway from 1st to 4th Street, Hoboken
Why: Celebrate the season with pumpkins, nature crafts and fall food. 
When: Saturday October 22, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Eastside Park, Paterson
Why: Enjoy archery, a scarecrow walk, games, apple cidering and much more.
When: Saturday October 22-Sunday October 23, 10 am-3 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale
Why: Back from 2019, enjoy beer, live music, family activities and a scenic view.
When: Saturday October 22-Sunday October 23, 12-5 pm
Where: Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Harriman State Park
Why: See "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in a new way, and get a glimpse of the Headless Horseman.
When: Now through Monday October 31, Fridays-Sundays, select times
Where: 3 W Sunnyside Lane, Irvington
Why: Apples and pumpkins, corn maze and hayrides.
When: Saturdays and Sundays through October 30, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
Why: Endless amounts of fall fun including pumpkinville, a corn maze, pig races, pirate ship and acres more.
When: Fridays-Sundays through October, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Why: Spend the day on the farm with live music, corn maze exploration, wagon rides, pumpkin and apples. 
When: Weekends through Sunday October 30, 9 am-6 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Jct., NY
Why: Make your way through the spider maze, pick a perfect pumpkin, and sit back for a Halloween laser show.
When: Now through October, all day
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Walk the candy trail, watch a magic show or pumpkin carving demo, make Halloween crafts and more Halloween fun.
When: Weekends through October 30, plus October 10 
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Fall adventures include animal fun, rides, pumpkins and a corn maze.
When: Fridays-Sundays through October, 10 am- 5pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Why: More than 6,000 Jack O'Lanterns will brighten your day (and night), with carnival rides and treats to top off the fun.
When: Now through Sunday November 6, check schedule for available daily times
Where: Skyland Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta
Why: Pumpkins, gem mining, hayrides, animal performances and so much more.
When: Now through Sunday November 6, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
Why: Stroll through thousands of jack o'lanterns as they light up the night sky.
When: Now through Sunday November 20, check schedule for daily times
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Upcoming Events:
Why: Walk along the trail and meet animal friends along the way.
When: Sunday October 30, 3:30-6:30
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
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