The Everett Children’s Adventure Garden gets a spooky Halloween makeover with eye-popping pumpkins, silly scarecrows, and plenty of fun!
Every day kids can explore more 100 friendly larger-than-life scarecrows set among nearly 1,000 rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds; pot up a spooky black coleus to take home; put on your own haunting show with insect, bat, owl, and scarecrow puppets; and investigate a mysterious Victorian playhouse to learn all about bats. Weekends bring even more fall fun with pumpkin carving demonstrations by some of NYC’s best artists and interactive demonstrations featuring creepy creatures like giant bats and reptiles.
Weekends bring even more fun with expert pumpkin carving and creepy creatures demonstrations.
Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations with Master Carvers
October 6, 7, & 8; Edible Academy
October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28; Leon Levy Visitor Center
Watch as a master carver showcases a variety of carving skills to transform pumpkins of all shapes and sizes into spooky works of art.
Creepy Creatures Live Animal Presentations
Saturdays & Sundays, October 13–28; 12 & 2 p.m.
At the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions
Some of the animals that make us scream are actually the coolest animals around Come face-to-face with different species like bats from around the world and from our own backyard during this live animal presentation.
See How the Adventure Garden is Preparing for Fall at NYBG
An Inside Look at the Spooky Pumpkin Garden