New York October 20, 2017
Don’t Miss The Most Magical Halloween Event In All Of New York
Last year you may remember us covering New York’s popular event,
The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze at the Van Cortlandt Manor. The illuminating Halloween event is happening again this year, but what you might not know is that this isn’t the only great pumpkin celebration that you can find going on in our state. If you’re looking to tack on one more activity to your Halloween bucket list, then read about this mesmerizing event that will make you feel like Jack the Pumpkin King!
Taking place out in Nassau County at the Old Westbury Gardens, this year's Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns is a Halloween event you can't miss.
Happening for the sixth year in a row in Old Westbury, the Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns has become known as one of the most epic family-friendly events that you can experience during this holiday season.
Guests guide themselves through the property, where they'll be able to get a look at 5,000 carved pumpkins surrounding the scenic walkway.
From life-size creations to more intricately detailed pumpkin carvings, you'll be amazed at the displays that are put together each week for this event.
This year you can even expect to see some pumpkin carvings of characters from your favorite TV shows and movies!
While walking along the pathway the mood is set with Halloween music that will get you in the spirit.
Each week 5,000 new freshly carved pumpkins are put out on display, going through a total of 20,000 pumpkins throughout the four weekends that they host this unforgettable event.
The remaining weekends left for this event are October 20th through the 22nd and the 26th through the 29th, so get your tickets now before it's too late!
Generally speaking, it takes roughly an hour to check out the entire event for yourself. If you're wondering what else you'll be able to enjoy at this event, you'll be glad to know that there is a gift shop you can check out and plenty of refreshments and food that are offered. This year the Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns will also have pumpkins that visitors can purchase to take home with them! After seeing all of these detailed and carved pumpkins, you'll surely feel inspired to go home and create something for yourself.
To find out more information about this event and to get your tickets,
How to get here:
71 Old Westbury Road Old Westbury, NY 11568
Get a taste of what it’s like to experience this event for yourself by watching this footage captured by
It’s A Charming Life via YouTube.
Have you ever been to the Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns out on Long Island? If you have, share your pictures with us in the comments! To stay busy during the fall season, check out
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