Halloween Events

Who says there aren’t any Halloween events in the Bronx? Check them out! For more info, visit nycgovparks.org


  • Friday, October 29, 2010-6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

The center will create a haunted house walk through a maze for the community.

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center (765 Manida Street, Bronx)
Cost: Free
Event Organizer
: Bronx Recreation
Contact Number:  (718) 860-5544

 

  • Saturday, October 30, 2010-11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

There will be a haunted house and candy bags given to children, as well as face painting and other activities.
Location: James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx
Cost: Free
Event Organizer
: Bronx Recreation
Contact Number:  (718 ) 367-3657

  • Haunted House
    Saturday, October 30, 2010-6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

The South Bronx community will be treated to the annual transformation of the center into a haunted house and kids will be given candy treat bags.
Location: St. Mary’s Recreation Center (in St Mary’s Playground)St. Ann’s Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx
Cost: Free
Event Organizer
: Bronx Recreation
Contact Number: (718) 402-5155

  • Thriller on the Bronx River
    Sunday, October 31, 2010-12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

This Halloween , get your spook on the bronx River ! Dress up in your best river-appropriate Halloween attire and unearth the ghosts and goblins on the upper Bronx River. Go on a guided walk of a local cemetery and hear true and not so true ghosts stories.
Please visit www.bronxriver.org or call (718) 430-4665 for additional details or to register.
Professional ghoulish face – painting available for free.

Registration opens on October 17th.
Location: Olinville Playground (in Bronx River Parkway), Bronx
Cost: Free
Event Organizer: Bronx River Alliance
Contact Number: (718) 430-4665
Contact Email: michelle.williams@parks.nyc.gov

  • Howl-o-ween
    Sunday, October 31, 2010-12:00 p.m.

Bring your dog all dressed up for this costume competition, or just observe unleashed cuteness.
Location: Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
Location Details:Broadway & 252nd Street
Cost: Registration: $10 per dog, $5 each additional dog to benefit the dog run.
Event Organizer: Paws Across America
Contact Number: (718) 796-4541

  • Halloween Eco-Crafts
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 1:00 p.m.

There’s spooky stuff out there! Get creepy and creative with natural objects. Bring the kids!
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
Cost: Free
Event Organizer: Urban Park Rangers
Contact Number:  (718) 548-0912

  • Eco-Crafts
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 1:00 p.m.

Get creepy and creative with the Rangers. For all ages.
Location: Van Cortlandt Park Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park) Broadway & 241st Street, Bronx
Location Details: Broadway & 241st Street
Cost: Free
Event Organizer: Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy
Contact Number: (718) 430-1890
Contact Email:info@vcpark.org

  • Fun Run
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 2:00 p.m.

Run like a bunny or leap like a frog. Wear a neat costume and go whole hog! For ages 2 – 10.
Location: Van Cortlandt Park Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)Broadway & 241st Street, Bronx
Cost:Free
Event Organizer:Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy
Contact Number: (718) 430-1890
Contact Email:info@VCPark.org

  • Haunted Manor House
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 4:00 p.m.

Scare up some fun on the grounds of Van Cortlandt House Museum with gory historians dressed in 18th century style. For ages 10 – 16. Reservation required and admission fees apply.
Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Broadway at West 246th Street, Bronx
Cost: Reservations required and admission fees apply. Please call (718) 543-3344 for information.
Event Organizer: Van Cortlandt House Museum
Contact Number: (718) 543-3344
Contact Email:queries@vancortlandthouse.org

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