22 Oct Haunted High Line Halloween
Come in costume to trick-or-treat with characters from the High Line’s industrial past. Sneak through a haunted train tunnel (if you dare!), get lost in a hay-bale maze, dance to a ditty, decorate a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, and construct your own train car from recycled materials.
Pose for pictures in a dress-up photo booth, complete with a view of the High Line’s historic past and the 18-foot High Line Ghost Train made by local children and puppet master Ralph Lee.
We hope you’ll join us at our largest family event of the year!
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Saturday, October 26, 2013 – 11:00am to 3:00pm
ACTIVITIES & LOCATIONS
TRICK-OR-TREAT WITH HIGH LINE GHOSTS
All along the High Line, between West 13th and West 18th Streets
Ghosts from Death Avenue’s past are haunting the High Line! Answer riddles about their lives, and be rewarded with a sweet treat. See if you can meet all five!
PUMPKIN PATCH & BAND
10th Avenue Square, on the High Line at West 17th Street
“Pick” your own sugar pumpkins from our pumpkin patch and decorate with metallic and colorful paint markers, then jam to spooky songs in our Sunken Overlook. Don’t forget to take your decorated pumpkin home!
PHOTO BOOOTH & GHOST TRAIN
Chelsea Market Passage lower level, on the High Line at West 16th Street
Students from P.S. 3, P.S. 11, and the Hudson Guild helped us create the 18-foot High Line Ghost Train. Dress up and take photos with the train in front of a backdrop with the High Line of yore.
FACE PAINTING WITH HIGH LINE TEENS
The Porch, on the High Line at West 15th Street
No costume, no problem! Get your face painted by young people from our High Line Teen programs.
TRAIN CAR CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck lower level, on the High Line at West 14th Street
Make your own train cars, complete with rolling wheels of raw and recycled materials. Take your train car home, or add it to our extra-long super train!
HAUNTED TRAIN TUNNEL
14th Street Passage, on the High Line between West 13th and West 14th Streets
Students of the School of Visual Art’s Interior Design Program drew inspiration from 10th Avenue’s hair-raising history to haunt this train tunnel. It will be spooky, but also family friendly. Enter if you dare!
Under The Standard, High Line, on the High Line at West 13th Street
Get lost in our toddler-friendly hay-bale maze.
EAT, DRINK, & BE SCARY
On the High Line between West 13th and West 18th Streets
No tricks – only treats! High Line food vendors will offer delicious autumnal goodies for purchase, including pumpkin-pie ice-cream sandwiches and pops at Melt Bakery and People’s Pops, and Mexico’s Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) cookies, hot chocolate, and natural fruit candies at La Newyorkina.
MetLife Foundation is a Supporting Sponsor of High Line Kids.
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