Pumpkin Fest @ Central Park, October 27, 2012

posted Oct 22, 2012, 8:55 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

Pumpkin FestWhat’s better than a spooktacular event for the whole family?  One that’s FREE!

On Saturday, October 27, NYC Parks will host Pumpkin Fest in Central Park, an annual event that celebrates the fall harvest season. Pumpkin Fest will feature a ghoulishly scary Haunted House Space Chase, our popular Pumpkin Patch (can you say free pumpkins?!), and pumpkin decorating courtesy of Syfy.  Other activities will include:

  • Live Quidditch matches (bring your own broom!)
  • Marionette Performances by CityParks PuppetMobile
  • Obstacle Course by the New York Road Runners
  • Pride of New York Farmers Market
  • Fitness classes for kids and adults, courtesy of Shape Up NYC
  • Live music from Kidrockers
  • Live performances from Cinderella The Musical and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
  • And much more!

Catch a sneak peek of the Haunted House on Friday, October 26 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.!  Enjoy the frights and delights as the sun goes down!


For more information about Pumpkin Fest, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/pumpkinfestival.


See you in the park!


Pumpkin Fest

Central Park, Bandshell Area

Enter park at 72nd Street

Saturday, October 27

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., rain or shine

FREE and open to the public


This event is sponsored by Syfy, Pixar’s Brave, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Times Square, Cabot, Bagelopolis, Cinderella, The Musical, Popcorn, Indiana, Z100, Radio Disney, Kidrockers, Big Apple Circus, and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.