NYACK, NY – Some of your favorite pastimes are taking on a spooky atmosphere as Halloween approaches.
From now until Halloween, Halloween fans are encouraged to check local websites and Facebook pages, especially the Visit Nyack website and other local organizations for things like scary movies at the Nyack Library .
- October 14, 5pm – 10pm, will be the new show of the Spirit of South Broadway block. It will be a spectacular evening of family fun featuring tarot card readings, psychics, a “creep show” car ride, live music and drums, face painting, local vendors and artisans offering jewelry. , skins, hats, candles, plants, baked goods and other treats. South Broadway will be closed from Cedar Hill to Hudson Street for the event. In addition to the festivities and starting at noon, Maria Luisa Whittingham, the founder of Nyack Merchants United, will welcome friends, guests and all visitors for a celebration at her store on South Broadway to mark her 35th anniversary business in Nyack.
- October 20: Shop window painting throughout the community by Nyack High School
- October 22: Orangetown Fire Company’s Monster Mash
- October 24: Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour with Historical Society of Nyacks
- October 27: Kids can enjoy Halloween crafts and story readings with the Nyacks Nursery School at the Nyack Farmers Market.
- October 29: Halloween Parade, 5:30 pm (rain date October 30) Ranked by Travel Channel as one of the Top 10 Halloween parades in the country. Dancing ghouls, parade floats, carnival rides, beautiful floats, live entertainment and more. There will be great prizes for the best boats and costumes. And this year for the first time, awards for the best dressed pets. Judging will be held from 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Memorial Park. The traditional post-parade “return from the dead” party, dance and costume contest in the homes of Nyack. The Nyack Hotel is also hosting a “beautiful after party”.
- October 29: Trunk-or-treating at Living Christ Church on October 29 (general invitation). The north side of Main Street on Broadway is presented under the most lively display in the area, which celebrates the true night of Halloween regardless of the day of the week or the price
- October 31: Roads are closed to traffic, homeowners go all out to decorate their haunted houses, and thousands of pounds of candy are distributed to children of all ages.
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