Halloween Round-Up: Where Brooklynites Can Celebrate the Spooky Season
It’s that time of year again — to savor the thrills, chills and fun of the Halloween season.
Throughout the month of October, there are tons of events that can entertain kids and adults alike. Here are a few places to get your spook on.
Coney Island’s Luna Park continues to bring on the scares and fun with its annual Halloween Harvest. The series of events will feature the park’s newest addition, Tillie’s Tractor, on which riders race throughout the park to find their treasure. Other entertainment includes face painting, pumpkin picking and decorating, caricatures, storytelling, pirate entertainment, Argghs & Crafts, a pirate puppet show, magic shows and more. The activities will take place every weekend until Sunday, October 28.
On Sunday, October 14, more than 100 dogs are slated to participate in Luna Park’s annual Dog Parade and Costume Contest. An expert panel of judges will evaluate the winners based on Audience Choice, Cutest, Mister/Miss Congeniality, Most Original and Best of Show. Then on Sunday, October 27, Marc and the Maniac Carvers, Brooklyn-based pumpkin carvers, will be back for their fifth year to transform a giant gourd into a Halloween masterpiece. Finally on Sunday, October 28, the Halloween Parade and Costume Party will take place.