Westfield has put together and array of Halloween festivities for all ages. From hocus pocus to the horror film “Dracula” there’s plenty to choose from this coming weekend. So be sure to visit Westfield to arouse the holiday spirit and the kid in us all.
– Halloween Hocus Pocus – Sunday, October 28 visit the Miller-Cory House Museum at 614 Mountain Avenue from 1:30 to 4 pm to celebrate Halloween Hocus Pocus. This program is perfect for young children as the museum’s costumed docents greet guests at this colonial farmhouse. Afternoon activities include Halloween cupcake decorating, story-telling, face painting and take home crafts. Come in costume. Refreshments and more. $4 for children; accompanying adults are free. No reservations necessary.
– Downtown Westfield Sponsors Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest &Parade – Bring the kids in costume on Sunday, October 28 from11 – 2:30 to trick-or-treat in the stores and restaurants throughout downtown. At 3 pm, The Optimist Club of Westfield will present a parade led by the Westfield High School Marching Band starting on Quimby Street. Entertainment and costumed characters will be available for family photos. Costume prizes will be awarded for pre-school through elementary age children.
– Westfield Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween Spooktacular: Dracula: A Musical – On Sunday, October 28, at 3 pm adults can enjoy a little bit of Halloween when the 1931 classic movie “Dracula” will rise to the big screen accompanied by a glorious new LIVE symphonic soundtrack. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Pathetique. The Halloween celebrations continue with Tchaikovsky’s reflections on his darkest nightmares, epically dramatized in his haunting and explosive final symphony. Tickets $25, $40 and $50. The concert takes place at Dolan Performance Hall at The College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ. For tickets visit www.westfieldsymphony.org