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Volume XXVIII, Number 5971
Friday, Oct 25, 2013

This Weekend In Parks

Photo by Malcolm Pinckney

Pumpkin Fest

Saturday, October 26, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Central Park Bandshell Area
Enter at 72nd Street and proceed to center of the park

Join thousands of New Yorkers for a full day of FREE Halloween fun in Central Park.

Pumpkin Fest takes the very best traditions of the autumn season and offers them all for FREE!
Activities will include:

• NY’Z” Scream Haunted House – our spooktacular haunted house at Bethesda Terrace is back again and this year it’s filled with zombies!
Catch a sneak peek of the Haunted House on
Friday, October 25 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

• Pumpkin Patch – kids take home a free pumpkin!

• Pumpkin Decorating Zone.

• Iams PUP-kin Zone – a venue designed specifically for dogs and puppies including a doggie costume contest and a free-play area.

• Live Quidditch Matches – transport yourself to Hogwarts to witness this fast action sport!

• Marionette Performances by CityParksPuppetMobile.

• Pumpkin Carving.

• Create a Creepy Creature with the New Victory Theater – make your own ghost, ghoul or pumpkin puppet.

• Arts and Crafts with Scribble Town

• Live Entertainment from Beetleguy and other Jestmaster walkabout characters, Kidrockers Presents Celestial Shore, songs for seeds, and Big Apple Circus.

• Pride of NY Farmers’ Market.

This event is FREE and open to the public. It is presented by NYC Parks and sponsored by, Michaels, Honest Tea, Cabot, Iams, Radio Disney,, Happy Family Brands, DNAinfo New York, New York Knicks, The New Victory Theater, Scribble Town, Cinderella on Broadway, Motown the Musical, Z100, and The L Magazine.


“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”

Erma Bombeck

(1927 – 1996)

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