Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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Central Park, enter at 110th Street between 5th and Lenox Avenues, New York, NY
(212) 860-137

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

Location: Central Park Conservancy 

Date:        Sunday, October 28 -2018

Hours:      3:30 pm - 7pm


In Central Park every year in late October takes place The Halloween Parade and Floating Pumpkins, is a family event where you can enjoy live music, scary stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, costume parade, and the flotilla of floating pumpkins. The event this year will include the live performance of "Bat Encounter" Organization for Bat Conservation.

This event is free, with no age limit and tickets are not required.

You can see all of its programming on the website of the event.

Our advice:

  • If you want to participate you should bring a pumpkin with an average weight of 8 pounds after it’s carved. Approximately the size of a soccer ball. Pumpkins very small or very large cannot be accepted.
  • All pumpkins must enter prepared for the event.
  • Note that pumpkin with items such as flashlights, artificial decorations, paint, markers, paper, plastic, candles, light bulbs or tubes cannot be part of the flotilla. When entering a floating light device is provided.