The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Don’t miss the area’s biggest Halloween event! The wildly popular Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze returns for 49 evenings, including Halloween night! It features over 7,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins set against the mysterious backdrop of Van Cortlandt Manor’s 18th-century buildings and riverside landscape.

Witness a windmill go round and round (with pumpkins all around). Visit the brand-new medieval castle and listen for the who-whooo…a flock of jack o’lantern owls is standing guard! Star cross your selfie game with Instagrammable-scale signs of the zodiac. Stroll across the Pumpkin Zee Bridge, watch the Pumpkin Carousel twirl, gaze in wonder at swimming aquatic creatures and a giant Sea Serpent. Get mesmerized by a color-changing star show in the Pumpkin Planetarium. Discover an awe-inspiring jack o’lantern Statue of Liberty rising to the sky! Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this innovative spectacle is not-to-be-missed!

Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

2019 dates: September 20-22; 26-29; October 3-31; November 1-3; 8-10; 15-17; 22-23; 29-30.

Cost: Adults $22, children 3-17 $16 (Fridays and Saturdays $27 and $20). Free for members and children under 3.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on September 3.

For reservations: buy tickets online, 914-366-6900 ($2/ticket surcharge for phone orders).


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