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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

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6

4th Annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground

at Kossuth Playground (in Mosholu Parkway)Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Mosholu Parkland as they celebrate their 4th annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground...
Free!

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Kids

Friday, October 19, 2018

Oct19

Drive-in Movie: Ghostbusters

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park)Queens

5:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Free!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

Pumpkin Painting

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready - please bring any other supplies and decorations to add to the beauty of your seasonal creation!
Free!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Oct25

Pumpkin Painting

at United We Stand Community Garden (in )Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready - please bring any other supplies and decorations to add to the beauty of your seasonal creation.
Free!

Friday, October 26, 2018

Oct26

NYC Parks Presents HALLOWSCREAM

at Chelsea Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you in this interactive "haunted house" experience!
Free!

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Event
Oct26

WBO Halloween : Haunted House

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Haunted House Come if you dare to get spooked by ghosts, zombies, and creatures! This house is recommended for people over 10…
Free!

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Oct27

Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm, Harlem Grown 134th Street FarmManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Family-friendly activities may include face painting, spooky arts and crafts, cooking demo, and a haunted hoop house! Of course, there will be plenty of healthy treats!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Annual Events: Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The final event of the 2018 season is our beloved Halloween Harvest Festival, which, this year, is inspired by Fet Gede, the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors.
Free!

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Event
Oct27

Fort Totten Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include a pumpkin patch, hay maze, hayride, live entertainment, interactive games, relay races, obstacle courses, inflatables, costume contests, and more!
Free!

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Event
Oct27

Haunted House

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted house! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.

Best For
Kids
Oct27

NYC Parks Presents: HALLOWSCREAM!

at Chelsea Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you in this interactive "haunted house" experience!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Oct28

Children's Fall Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit our Haunted House, and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo.

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Ghosts of Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Is Conference House Park Staten Island's most haunted park? Find out on a nighttime hike through an ancient burial ground and into the Conference House. Registration is required.
Free!

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Oct31

WBO Halloween : Pumpkin Party

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
WBO Pumpkin Party is fun for the young ones. There will be arts and crafts, feel boxes, guess the pumpkin weight, carnival games, prizes, and candy! Event is …
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Paranormal Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of MJM’s former residents. $30, $25 Members/Students.

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