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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Friday, October 27, 2017


Arts, Culture & Fun: Day of the Dead with BxArts Factory and MascaraViva

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead, creating paper flowers, face painting, and book binding while enjoying Mexican music.
Category: Dance, Halloween, Waterfront

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Leif Ericson Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Movies Under the Stars: Shoctoberfest - Poltergeist (1982)

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! This classic supernatural horror focuses on a family whose home is invaded by…
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars


Haunted Lantern Tours

at Water Battery Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on an outdoor, haunted tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten Park.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween

Must See

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween


Movies Under the Stars: Boo! A Madea Halloween

at Basil Behagen Playground (in Behagen Playground), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Trying to win the approval of her friends, 17-year-old Tiffany sneaks out of the house to go to a Halloween bash at a fraternity. The fun soon ends when police and the cranky, fast-talking Madea...
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars


Bartow-HELL Haunted Mansion

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch out for spirits and other creatures as you intrepidly make your way through the mansion and grounds of Bartow-Pell. This is an adult-themed event.
Category: Theater, Halloween


Second Annual Halloween Movie Night

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly film at this community movie night, followed by a scary film suited for older audiences.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Must See

WBO Haunted House

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Venture through our Haunted House - you are likely to run into zombies, ghosts, vampires, and spiders. Make sure you are ready to scream!
Category: Festivals, Halloween, Fall Festivals


Ghostly Intimations Screening

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us at Fort Wadsworth for a screening and talk with the directors of Cropsey.
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, History, Halloween, Talks, Waterfront

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