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Corlears Hook Pumpkin Smash

Take NYC Ferry's LES Route to Smash and Compost Your Jack-o-lanters!

Details Date: November 03, 2019 iCal
Start: 10:00 AM
End: 3:00 PM
Corlears Hook Park (map)
397 FDR Dr
New York, New York 10002


This Sunday, the Lower East Side Ecology Center and Friends of Corlears Hook Park Hook invites you to bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time! Take the  NYC Ferry’s  Lower East Side (LES) Route to Corlears Hook Park for some smashing time.

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.


The NYPD 7th Precinct Community Affairs office will have a patrol car in the park for the kids to explore.

 Local Girl Scout troops will present various arts and crafts activities.

 A fall-themed photo booth to take lots of fun family photos

 Pillowtalk Fine Art will teach attendees how to make Fuxicos that will be used in a future park installation.

 An FDNY representative will provide fire safety tips and information

NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower will be on site to answer your questions about their Lower East Side service and provide giveaways.

East River Park Coalition will paint a labyrinth in the park that the kids can explore

NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers will be on hand with an ecology education station

Potato sack races, ring toss, prize wheel and lots of giveaways

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