Halloween Activities at The Strong

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

October 1, 2014

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Kim Della Porta, 585-410-6325, kdellaporta@museumofplay.org

Halloween Activities
at The Strong Museum

Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26: Halloween Spooktacular

Calling all witches, princesses, and superheroes! Come in costume and enjoy a day full of spirited fun during Halloween Spooktacular at The Strong® museum on Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy Halloween-inspired performances by Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy who is an expert in juggling, unicycling, balancing stunts, and more.

Get a temporary tattoo, play with glow-in-the-dark toys, and create a spooky craft.

Meet creators of the Yum and Yuk book series, Nannette Nocon and John Kastner, and just in time for Halloween, enjoy story readings of their new book When the Sun Goes Down by WHAM 1180 host Joe Lomonaco, WXXI Classical host Brenda Tremblay, WXXI host Beth Adams, actress Diane Chevron, and others. Nocon’s Yum and Yuk art book series focuses on helping children learn to make positive choices. For more information, visit whatsupwithyuk.com.


Friday, October 31: Toddler Trick-or-Treat

The littlest trick-or-treaters will enjoy Halloween activities and collect prizes during Toddler Trick-or-Treat at The Strong® museum on Friday, October 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come in costume and trick-or-treat for goodies—including crayons, gold coins, and temporary tattoos—with favorite storybook characters including Little Bo Peep, Little Red Riding Hood, and more. Dance to Halloween music, play party games, check out books at the Spooky Story Station, decorate a treat bag, and make a scary craft.

All Halloween Spooktacular and Toddle Trick-or-Treat activities included with general admission fees.


Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General admission fee plus $3 for members, $4 for nonmembers, under age 2 free. Entry is by timed ticket only.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.