- Boo At The Zoos
Where: Central Park Zoo and Bronx Zoo
When: Central Park Zoo -- Sunday, October 28, 2012; Bronx Zoo --Every weekend in October
Admission: Central Park -- $50 for one adult and one child; Bronx Zoo -- $29.95 per adult, $19.95 per child
- Halloween: Bats at Belvedere Castle
Where:Belvedere Castle (mid-park at 79th Street)
When: Friday, October 26, 2012. 5:00-6:30pm
Learn about bats from biologist Bill Schutt and commune with the nocturnal creatures in Central Park.
- Halloween Pumpkin Parade and Sail
Where: The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues
When: Sunday, October 28, 2012. 4PM-7PM.
Hear spooky stories, march in the costume parade, and hang out with Frankenstein. Then, at twilight, illuminated carved pumpkins will be set afloat across the Harlem Meer. Bring a carved jack-o'-lantern (5-10 pounds) and dress in your Halloween finery. For more information, please call 212-860-1370 or visit www.centralparknyc.org.
- Pumpkin Festival
Where: Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park near 72nd Street and 5th Avenue entrance
When: Saturday, October 27, 2012. 12PM-5PM. Rain or shine.
Join the family fun at the Halloween Pumpkin Festival in Central Park on the Saturday before Halloween. Enjoy a haunted house, storytelling, crafts, a marionette show, pumpkin carving (with free pumpkins for all kids), live music, and more.
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