Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze


The Headless Horseman at The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. Photo by Tom Nycz

Don’t miss the area’s biggest Halloween event! The wildly popular Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze returns for 46 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.

Wander along Pumpkin Promenade and stroll across the Pumpkin Zee Bridge. Around the next corner, discover an awe-inspiring jack o’lantern Statue of Liberty rising to the sky! Twirl with excitement as you witness a fully functioning, 20-foot diameter Pumpkin Carousel.

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

2018 dates: September 28-30, October 4-31, November 1-4, 7-11, 15-17, 23-24. Times vary by evening. Tickets go on sale to the public September 4.

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

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