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Halloween

Baby in a jack-o-lantern costume sitting among pumpkins

It’s SCARY how many ghoulishly great Halloween events there are in the parks this year! You'll be bewitched by your options. Whether you’re brave enough to go on a haunted tour, silly enough to dress your dog in costume, or creative enough to craft a fancy pumpkin you’ve plucked from one of our patches, we’ve got an event for you. Kids, adults, canines, vampires–all are welcome!

Halloween Events

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct 31

Halloween Spectacular

at West Bronx Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Spend the early part of the evening at the Halloween Spectacular! All are welcome for a costume contest, arts and crafts and a haunted house.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

A Haunting We Will Go...

at Cedar Grove Avenue at Waterside Street , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a frightfully fun Halloween! There will be Halloween arts and crafts, haunted events and games. Come spookily dressed for the costume contest!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

24th Annual Children's Halloween Parade

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
NYU and Community Board 2 invite you to join the 24th Annual Children's Halloween Parade, the city's largest free children's event on Halloween Day!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 31

Halloween in Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Trick or treating in the historic village! Tasty treats for costumed kiddies as well as crafts, apple bobbing and games!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

La Plaza Cultural: Halloween Party

at La Plaza Cultural (in ) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy the East Village Insane Asylum magician, fortune telling, Shed of Horrors, a bat cave, and treats at this East Village Community Garden.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

St. James Haunted Maze

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Walk through the St. James Recreation Center's haunted house! It's a maze of scary fun, including tons of Halloween activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Halloween Haunted House at Brownsville

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Visit Brownsville's spooky haunted house! The local recreation center turns into a Halloween extravaganza with scary decorations galore. Come in costume!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Hunts Point Haunted Halloween

at Hunt's Point Recreation Center , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come to the Hunts Point Recreation Center for its unlucky 13th annual haunted house!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Haunted House Maze

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
For this event, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center transforms into a haunted house!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Pumpkin Smash 2014

at Clement Clarke Moore Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You smash them and we'll compost them locally.
Free!

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Event
Nov 1

Pumpkin Smash 2014

at Sunnyside Greenmarket (in Torsney Playground) , Queens

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
You smash them and we'll compost them locally.
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 1

Spirits of the Greenbelt Celebration

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Fall foliage, a beaded ghost craft, and treats are all part of the fun.

Best For
Kids

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