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2023 Fall Activities Near Albany, NY You Need To Know

A new season means new possibilities to explore the surrounding area! The weather is getting colder and the aroma of pumpkin spice is back - hello, fall! Here at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River, we have an abundance of fall events and activities planned right at our New York campground, but there's also plenty of other events your family must try! Less than 90 minutes from our Camp-Resort, Albany offers an array of fall activities that are great for families! What are you waiting for?! Grab your fall jacket and explore all of the fall events in Albany!

Fall Festival at Liberty Ridge Farm: Weekends in October 2023

Experience a delightful day at the Fall Festival at Liberty Ridge Farm! Explore the 11-acre Corn Field Maze, walk around the barnyard, hand-pick your favorite pumpkins, and create lasting memories with your family! With an array of 30+ attractions and entertaining shows, there's something for everyone to enjoy on this fun-filled farm adventure.

Double M Haunted Hayrides: Weekends in October 2023

For over 25 years, Double M Haunted Hayrides in Upstate New York have been delivering thrills and chills. On the Haunted Hayride, narrators guide you through the eerie woods, where every corner hides a terrifying surprise and uninvited guests lurk behind the trees. After the hayride, your journey continues on foot through a post-apocalyptic compound, a chilling farm, a haunted inn, a year-round cursed holiday spot, and finally, a treacherous lake. Don't miss out—get your tickets to this fall event now and prepare for screams!

Castle of Terror: October 13-15, 2023

Step into the spine-chilling realm of horror at Armory Studios NY and The Mopco Improv Theatre's Castle of Terror! This indoor fright spectacular promises an unforgettable experience as you brave the ghastly underground lair of a mad doctor, surrounded by insatiable zombies, creeping spiders, bloodthirsty bats, and horrifying mutant abominations. Ready to take on this Halloween adventure?

Spooky Island: October 19-22, 2023

Get ready to answer the call to Spooky Island at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds this fall! Enjoy this extraordinary carnival featuring three terrifying scare zones, two hair-raising haunted houses, thrilling rides and games, delectable food and beverages, horror-themed spirits and drinks, live entertainment, and a vendor hall filled with all things horror!

The Halloween City Vendor & Oddities Market: October 20-22, 2023

The Halloween City Vendor & Oddities Market is your one-stop destination for all things spooky and Halloween-themed. This market is the northeast's largest gathering for those who appreciate the unique and extraordinary, featuring handpicked attractions like international Steampunk bands, live Halloween shows, a Haunted House, and a vibrant community of like-minded individuals. Whether you're a vendor or simply curious about the world's most fascinating creations, this event welcomes you with open arms!

Fall Finds Family Scavenger Hunt: October 21, 2023

Get ready to spend a delightful day at the Fall Finds Family Scavenger Hunt at the Ten Broeck Mansion gardens! Here you can participate in a fun scavenger hunt and explore the natural beauty of the gardens, home to various trees and critters. With fun activities for the whole family, you get the chance to hunt for some fun prizes like fall treats and Halloween-themed craft kits. You don't want to miss out on this fun adventure!

Albany's Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K: October 29, 2023

Join the City of Albany's Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K for a spook-tacular race suitable for all ages. Start with a thrilling fireworks show before navigating a Halloween-themed course at Jennings Landing. After the race, enjoy award ceremonies with prizes in various age categories, and don't forget to dress up in your favorite costumes for extra fun!


When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Lazy River, there are always exciting activities and events in Albany that the whole family will love! Plus, the fall activities in Albany are a must-try - so be sure to book a fall camping trip to our New York camping resort to see all the events Albany has to offer. You can browse availability or book your fall stay here.