Things to Do in Bergen County Week of October 25

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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:
Why: Thousands of Chinese lanterns light up American Dream in these dazzling displays.
When: Thursday October 26-Sunday December 31, 1-8:30 pm
Where: American Dream, One American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Why: Trick or Treat with the horses and enjoy games with the animals.
When: Saturday October 28, 12-3 pm
Where: Bergen County Horse Rescue, 350 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah
Why: Come for the food and fun, stay for the fireworks.
When: Saturday October 28, 11 am-7 pm
Where: 500 Mola Blvd., Elmwood Park
Why: Spend the holiday with store-to-store Trick or Treating, painting pumpkins — and your face.
When: Tuesday October 31, 4-6 pm
Where: Bergen Town Center, Route 4 East and Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: Step inside a scary world of Halloween-themed rooms, and pick your level of spookiness.
When: Now through Wednesday November 1, 3:30-8 pm
Where: Paramus Park Mall, 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
Why: Hitch a hayride and head to the patch to get ready for the spooky holiday.
When: Now through Saturday October 28, open Thursdays-Saturdays, 1-4 pm weekdays, 9 am-4 pm Saturdays
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: The season has arrived with hayrides, a petting zoo, corn maze, and more.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Lupardi's Nursery, 75 Blanch Ave., Closter
Why: The season is back with tasty vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment.
When: Sundays through October 29, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Demarest Farms' annual drive-through event is back with 32 acres of light displays.
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, 7-9:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Celebrate autumn with a visit to the farm for some fall farm.
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, Mondays-Fridays, 3-5 pm, Weekends 9:30 am-4 pm
Where: Secor Farms, 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
If You're Heading Out of Bergen:
Why: Help feed the bears their treats, and enjoy some not-so-spooky activities.
When: Saturday October 28, 10:30 am-3 pm
Where: Trailside Museums & Zoo, Bear Mountain, 3006 Seven Lakes Dr., Bear Mountain
Why: The reschedule fall fest has pumpkin picking, nature crafts, and more farm fun.
When: Saturday October 28, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Eastside Park, Paterson
Why: Kick off the parade with dressed up pets and pumpkin decorating, 
When: Saturday October 28, pet costume contest at 12 pm, parade at 5:30 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack
Why: Everyone's favorite Tigers comes to life as it learns about being king — live on stage.
When: Sunday October 29, 2 pm and 5:30 pm
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown
Why: The scare-free fun includes a Halloween laser show, spider scavenger hunt, pumpkin, lab, and more.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: This brand new Halloween event is lighting up the fall night with an animal-themed jack o'lantern trail and more.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 6-10 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd. Bronx
Why: Bring the kids for activities like tractor rides and pig races, and take a trip to pumpkinville.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 135 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Why: Spend the day with PYO apples and pumpkins, wagon rides, and music.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Jct., NY
Why: Walk through more than 6,000 lit pumpkins, and end with a fall festival.
When: Now through Sunday November 5, 6:45-8:45 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Pl., Augusta
Why: Welcome the not-so-scary season with the massive festival filled with rides, entertainment, cider donuts, and of course, pumpkins.
When: Now through Sunday November 5, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
Why: Rockland's brand new can't-miss Halloween event brings Jack O'Lantern paths, pumpkin carving, and fall treats. 
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, 6:30-9:30 pm
Where: Clover Stadium, 1 Phil Tisi Way, Pomona
Why: Join Mickey and friends from Aladdin, Moana, Encanto, and more as they hit the ice rink.
When: Wednesday November 1-Sunday November 5, check schedule for daily times
Where: Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark
Upcoming Events:
Why: Come hungry and chow on more than 20 types of eats at one of the last food fests of the season.
When: Sunday November 5, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Paramus Park Mall, 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
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