Halloween Events: Haunted Lantern Tour, Haunted House, Pumpkin Fest, Halloween Walk and Carnival, Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade

Haunted Lantern Tours Friday   6:30 –8 p.m. Every Halloween, a haunted shipwreck brings ghosts and ghouls to the historic Battery. The Urban Park Rangers will be leading the way through this fright fest.Bring your flashlight, but leave your fear at home. This event is presented by Syfy which is the proud sponsor of 14 NYC Parks fall-themed events across the city, including Pumpkin Fest in Central Park on Saturday, Fort Totten Queens.                                              Friday catch a sneak peek of the Haunted House 4-7 p.m. in Central Park.  Pumpkin Fest this Saturday, 11a.m.–3p.m. Central Park Bandshell, enter at 72nd Street, free event. Activities: The Haunted House Space Chase–spooktacular haunted house with an outer space theme (Usually big lines.), Ripley’s Believe It Or Not in Times Square will showcase one of the haunted house rooms the week after Pumpkin Fest, Pumpkin Patch – kids take home a free sugar pumpkin, Syfy Pumpkin Decorating Zone, Live Quidditch Matches – transport yourself to Hogwarts to witness this fast action sport.  Marionette Performances by CityParksPuppetMobile, Walkabout Characters, Arts & Crafts, Live Entertainment, Pride of NY Farmers’ Market and NY Giant Pumpkin. Saturday: Haunted Halloween Walk and Carnival 12-3pm.  Lurking high on the hill are zombies, wolf men, headless horsemen, good and bad witches, and other creepy characters. Visitors brave enough to experience this harrowing hike should head to Lookout Hill. The Halloween Haunted Walk is suitable for young children accompanied by parents/guardians or older siblings. There’s also a carnival on the Nethermead featuring all kinds of fun, games, and seasonal treats. Lookout Hill (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn                                                       Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade 11am at MCU Park, with music provided by the Coney Island Dancers. There will be Magicians, Face Painting and Costumed Characters. The Halloween Costume Contest begins Saturday at 12:00pm. Upon completion of the parade, Luna Park NYC has agreed to open its doors for a Trick or Treat.  FREE admission to the amusement park for all children participants. All ages can wear costumes, win prices and  Trick-or-Treat. Registration from 11 am – 12:30pm, judging between 12:30-1:30pm, line up starts at 1:30 pm. Parade kicks off at 1:45 pm. The parade will begin at MCU Park on Surf Avenue & W. 17th Street and ends at Luna Park where all children participants receive free admission. Registration form on Coney Island Fun Guide site https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6bUrWUEniz1dEtwRDJQakJpVHc/edit?pli=1

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