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Ride with NYC Ferry to your Halloween adventures!

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October 29, 2019 Tiffani Samaroo

It’s beginning to feel a lot like… HALLOWEEN!

This is the time of year for you to express your true inner child and get creative with costumes. New York City has something for everyone to do to celebrate and NYC Ferry is your ride there. 


Pumpkin line break

The NIA Halloween Festival is Thursday, October 31, from 4 PM to 8 PM! This free event will have a costume contest, candy and popcorn, bouncy houses, music, pumpkin painting, and more. The NIA’s mission is to build strong children, strong families, and strong communities. Come out to Owl’s Head Park to celebrate with the community. Take the NYC Ferry South Brooklyn route to Bay Ridge, and it’s an 8-minute walk from the landing. 


South Brooklyn landings


Bring your pumpkins, Jack-o-lanterns, and gourds to Roosevelt Island for a “smashing good time” at the Roosevelt Island Pumpkin Smash! The NYC Compost Project will turn your smashed pumpkins into compost for the city parks and greenspaces. If you aren’t able to make it to the event, you can still bring your pumpkins to a food scrap drop-off site. Come to Manhattan Park on November 2nd at 11 AM so you can be part of the fun! You’ll also have a chance to win a 30-day NYC Ferry pass. There will be refreshments, storytime with Roosevelt Island librarian Ms. Jen, the leaf crunch pile and more fun activities while we keep organic food scraps out of the landfill. Take the NYC Ferry Astoria route to Roosevelt Island, and it’s a 16-minute walk from the landing.


Astoria landings


The LES Pumpkin Smash is the place to go to have fun while getting rid of your pumpkins! The LES Ecology Center and Friends of Corlears Hook invites you to bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for the NYC Compost Project to turn them into compost. You smash them−and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Come enjoy refreshments provided by NYC Ferry, family-friendly activities, games, giveaways and more. All the fun will be taking place at Corlears Hook Park on November 3rd, from 10 AM to 1 PM. Take the NYC Ferry Lower East Side route to Corlears Hook and, it’s a 4-minute walk from the landing.


Lower East Side landings


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