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Fall Festivals

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From flying raptors to medieval delights, and from harvests to Halloween, the fall is a time to celebrate family, nature, and the great outdoors. Take a look at our upcoming autumn celebrations, and have a ball this fall!

Fall Festivals Events

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Oct 1

Third Annual Fall Festival

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.
Free!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Friends of Wingate Park's Fifth Annual Halloween Family Fun Day and Movie Night

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
We look forward to celebrating Halloween with you!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Fall Into Fall Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Fall Festival

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, a visit from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Queens Food Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
In honor of World Food Day, Socrates Sculpture Park and GrowNYC Greenmarket will host a fun and educational day of learning, cooking, and eating.
Free!

Oct 15

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 15

Discover Bartow-Pell Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy mansion and carriage house tours by costumed docents, as well as family activities, including garden walks, wigwam explorations, trail hikes, and children’s crafts.
Free!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct 16

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, games, nature walks, farm tours, bouncy houses, crafts, food vendors, a petting zoo, beer tent, pumpkin patch (additional fee), and more!

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Oct 16

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival which will include a Safari Challenge and Halloween Obstacle Course, 3 and 1 bounce house, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, Urban Park Rangers, music, and refreshments.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct 22

Fall Festival

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 22

Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel in Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This Halloween, the ghoul-est party in town is at Le Carrousel in Bryant Park and everyone's invited.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 29

Joe Holzka Community Garden Pumpkin Festival

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the garden for their annual pumpkin festival. Children aged 12 and under must be present to receive a pumpkin.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature costume-making, a collaborative sculpture workshop, face painting, festive music, circus food favorites, circus acts, and more.
Free!

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Event
Oct 29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

16th Annual Halloween Festival & Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at Fort Greene Park , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature live music, dance workshops, games with giveaways, face painting, a pumpkin patch, creepy-crawlies with the Rangers, and a dog costume contest.
Free!

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Event
Oct 29

Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival & Haunted Trails

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

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the staff of Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex continue the Halloween Festivities as we host our first annual Halloween Festival & Haunted Trails. The festivities will begin at…
Free!

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct 30

Halloween Kidz Karnival

at Pier 26 , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as we transform Pier 26 into “Halloween Central” with fun-filled attractions for the family.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

Shocktoberfest

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for Shocktoberfest! Visit the pumpkin patch, jump on fun inflatable playgrounds, and enjoy crafts, games, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival & Haunted Trails

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

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the staff of Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex continue the Halloween Festivities as we host our first annual Halloween Festival & Haunted Trails. The festivities will begin at…
Free!

Oct 30

Central Park Conservancy Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, a costume parade, and Central Park Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla.
Free!

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Oct 31

Spooky Halloween at Ashford Learning Garden

at Ashford Learning Center , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be face painting for the kid, healthy treats, and fun games throughout the day.
Free!

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