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Sophia
Check the weather...it's a bit breezy there.
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Sophia
$15!!!! be prepared for that because i wasn't!
info Oct 22 2012 star this tip starred
Sophia
Bring your own unless you want to buy drinks there
info Oct 22 2012 star this tip starred
mgdsmom
Yes, i agree, We had hats and scarfs just in case.
info Oct 22 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Halloween costumes for the kids!
info Oct 22 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
We found parking on the street, right outside Fordham University
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6 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 20 2012

It was spooky and the treats that were given were all healthy! loved that! giving out the flashlights was the best thing because it made it feel way more spooky!

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13 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 20 2012

Our kids enjoyed the mini-flashlights to use in the path and the decorationg of pumpkins. They did wish the path/route was a little longer (maybe next year?)with maybe... continued

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5 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 20 2012

The event was very unorganized. The activities were way over crowded. I enjoyed myself bc of the company I was in but the event wasn't all that great

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Website

http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2012/halloween/index.php

Description

This event runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, with times entries at 6:30 and 7:00pm.

And there’s more!

Enjoy the antics of entertainers welcoming you to the evening at the Visitor Center.

Pick up your treat bag at the Reflecting Pool and decorate it with leaf rubbings.

Go trick-or-treating along the Whole Foods Market® Trick-or-Treat Trail for tasty treats.

Stop by the Discovery Plaza to purchase snacks and beverages. Call creatures of the night — owls, bats, toads, and crickets — at the Boulders.

Dig for Decomposers at the Discovery Center. Dissect owl pellets in the Discovery Center to find out what they eat for dinner.

At the Dodge Activity Center, decorate your gourd and take home carving tips.

Visit the giant pumpkin displays and walk out along the Mitsubishi Wild Wetland Trail —  if you dare!

Listen in on spooky short stories at the Wild Wetland Trail gazebo.

About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.

The Botanical Garden's curated living collections contain more than 1 million plants; its Continuing Education program is the largest and most diverse of any botanical garden in the world; its Children's Education program has been a pioneer in innovative, informal science discovery facilities and activities; and its scientific research on plants and fungi is unmatched in scope, depth, and authority.

The Garden offers a sweeping 250-acre landscape, 50 curated display gardens, an expansive 50-acre native Forest, and a wealth of programs, exhibitions, and activities for visitors to enjoy. The grounds display masterpieces, some dating to the 1840s, by many of the nation's most accomplished architects and designers, both past and contemporary. The Botanical Garden's innovative programs, unparalleled resources, and talented staff are rivaled by few and exceeded by none.