Scarecrows & Pumpkins Takeover the NYBG

Sat Sep 18, 2021
Various times
All Ages
Free with garden admission

Discover plentiful pumpkins and hordes of gourds by the Mertz Library Building and Haupt Conservatory Plaza, and keep an eye out for displays of whimsical scarecrows throughout the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Whimsical Scarecrows return to Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
September 18–October 31
Encounter more than 100 silly scarecrows along the twisting trails of the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Puppets on Parade
Saturdays & Sundays, September 18–October 31, 1pm-4pm
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden Ribbon Gate and around the Garden
Larger-than-life pumpkins and skeletons, specially commissioned by Bronx-based puppeteer Lucrecia Novoa, greet you during your visit.

Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations
October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, & 31, 1pm-4pm
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
Amazing pumpkin faces and designs emerge from pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.

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