The Haunted Pumpkin Garden & Spooky Nighttime Adventures

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Fri Oct 31 2014 except Mon Oct 07 2013, Mon Sep 22 2014, Mon Sep 29 2014, Mon Oct 20 2014, Mon Oct 27 2014.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 Various times
Sunday, September 21, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Various times
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Various times
Friday, September 26, 2014 Various times
Saturday, September 27, 2014 Various times
Sunday, September 28, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Various times
Thursday, October 2, 2014 Various times
Friday, October 3, 2014 Various times
Saturday, October 4, 2014 Various times
Sunday, October 5, 2014 Various times
Monday, October 6, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Various times
Thursday, October 9, 2014 Various times
Friday, October 10, 2014 Various times
Saturday, October 11, 2014 Various times
Sunday, October 12, 2014 Various times
Monday, October 13, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Various times
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Various times
Friday, October 17, 2014 Various times
Saturday, October 18, 2014 Various times
Sunday, October 19, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Various times
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Various times
Friday, October 24, 2014 Various times
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Various times
Sunday, October 26, 2014 Various times
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Various times
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Various times
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Various times
Friday, October 31, 2014 Various times
Event Info
Cost: 
$20-$25 for adults, $8-$10 for children ages 2-12
Recommended Age: 
All
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Get spooked with family fun at The New York Botanical Garden’s ‘Haunted Pumpkin Garden’ from Saturday, September 20 through Friday, October 31. Experience the spooky fun of the season with a garden full of large and interesting pumpkins and gourds, bugs, bats, animals, parties, and parades. Halloween activities occur daily in the Everett's Children's Adventure Garden, with additional weekend happenings.

Read our in-depth review of the Haunted Pumpkin Garden.

Ongoing Haunted Pumpkin Garden Activities
Tuesdays–Fridays; 1:30–5:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, and Monday, October 13; 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
In the Everett Children's Adventure Garden

Put on your own performance in the Pumpkin Puppet Theater.
Play inside the Pumpkin House.
Watch a pumpkin seed sprout.
Go on a scavenger hunt.
Join a Halloween Parade at 1 or 3 p.m. (on weekends, and including October 13 and 31).

Special Events:

Creepy Creatures of Halloween
Saturdays and Sundays, September 21–October 27 and Monday, October 13; 12 & 2 p.m.
At the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions (October 18, 19, 25, & 26 on Daffodil Hill)
Some of the animals that make us scream are actually the coolest animals around. Meet some new critters from our big backyard and beyond during this live presentation and discover the unique adaptations that help them survive in their habitats.

Spooky Nighttime Adventures
October 18, 24, 25, & 31; 6:30–8:30 p.m. (timed entries at 6:30 & 7:15 p.m.)
Throughout the Everett Children's Adventure Garden
Spooky nights just got spookier! Grab a ConEdison flashlight and explore the exhibit as you travel along the Whole Foods Market® Trick-or-Treat Trail after dark. Listen for critters of the night or sit in on a spooky ghost story. Capture a family photo with larger-than-life skeletons and costumed characters. For those who dare, see the giant pumpkin displays illuminated in the darkness and journey along the meandering Mitsubishi Wild Wetland Trail. Admission $20, advance registration suggested 

Area/Neighborhood: 
Location: 
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx , NY
Phone: 718-817-8700
40° 51' 44.8236" N, 73° 52' 49.3356" W
New York
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