Fall is an incredible time of year on Long Island filled with pumpkin picking in the region’s vast farmlands, exploring spectacular fall foliage, discovering historic B&Bs, brewery or vineyard hopping, extravagant Halloween events and so much more!

And if you’re looking for some inspiration on how to make the most of the season, check out Discover Long Island’s award-winning YouTube series, Long Island TV!

The only show of its kind, Long Island TV takes viewers on road trip adventures showcasing a different Long Island experience first-hand, each episode – from new hot spots to hidden gems to behind the scenes of iconic destinations. Long Island TV will help ensure you have the ultimate insider experience.

So don’t miss our fall season episodes featuring the Long Island Game Farm, Harbes Farm, the Witch Craft Halloween Pop Up, the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, and more.

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Getting Up Close & Personal at Long Island Game Farm

Get up close and personal with giraffes, wallabies, baby goats and more at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville! This family-owned children’s zoo and wildlife park has been offering families a natural environment where they can learn about wildlife through hands-on education and entertainment for over 50 years. Spend the day with the whole day exploring with family, book a VIP tour for exclusive animal encounters and feedings, and don’t forget to check their website for special events held throughout the year!

Fall Family Fun at Harbes Farm

Long Island is lucky enough to have all four seasons and right after Labor Day, everyone flocks to the endless fall festivities! A local favorite on the North Fork is Harbes Family Farm. The Harbes family has 3 fun filled locations of activities for all ages varying from a petting zoo and corn maze to a vineyard and a 78-acre orchard with 27 types of apples for picking. Visit one of the locations in Riverhead, Mattituck, or Jamesport this season for fall family fun!


Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus in Farmingdale

"'TIS TIME” to get your broomstick and fly over to the Witch Craft Halloween Pop Up in Farmingdale this Halloween season! The whole experience of eats, spirits, spooks, and spells is themed around the beloved movie “Hocus Pocus” from the wallpaper, props, and costumes to the specialty food and drink options. You may even catch a performance and photo ops from the Sanderson Sisters themselves!


The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze Returns to Long Island

The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze is back on Long Island with illuminating new features at Old Bethpage Village Restoration! Walk through the magical displays of hand-carved Jack O’ Lanterns and don’t forget to check out the brand-new exhibit inside the barn called, “The Long Island Hall of Fame” – featuring pumpkin portraits of Long Island born celebrities including Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Dee Snider, Mariah Carey, and more! Reserve your tickets today!


Falling for Fall on Long Island 

It’s peak leaf-peeping season on Long Island and if you love gazing at the blazing colors of fall, this Long Island getaway will fulfill that fall fix. Take the South Ferry over to Shelter Island to explore the natural beauty of Mashomack Preserve and end the day at the historical-chic resort & hotel Baron’s Cove, right on the water in beautiful Sag Harbor.


Real Ghost Hunting on Long Island 

The Southampton History Museum is made up of a dozen historical buildings, two of which are said to be some of the most haunted places on Long Island: The Rogers Mansion and The Halsey House. Join us as we ghost hunt through a real-life haunted mansion alongside the Long Island Paranormal Investigators and unveil real paranormal evidence filmed by our camera crew. If you dare to book a ghost hunting tour for yourself, visit: https://www.southamptonhistory.org/

Fall Festival Fun Time at White Post Farms

White Post Farms in Melville hosts festivals and activities year-round, but the Fall Farm Festival is a Long Island family-fun staple. Stop by the market to purchase fresh produce and award-winning homemade pies. From various food stands, hayrides, entertainment shows and pumpkin picking to an animal farm petting zoo, giraffe feedings, 2 bird aviaries, this place is a one-stop shop for fall family fun.


Hopping Around Long Island Breweries in Riverhead

The Long Island Brewery scene is hoppin’ and Downtown Riverhead is the perfect place to test your tastebuds around the unique breweries & distilleries filled with flavor and fun such as the North Fork Brewing Company, Montauk Distilling Co., Tradewinds Brewing, and Peconic County Brewing. Plan your own walkable brewery tour along the Riverhead Ale Trail and visit https://www.downtownriverhead.org for upcoming events!