Witness more than 7,000 spooky, hand-carved pumpkins illuminate the grounds at the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze at the historic Van Cortlandt Manor.
The tri-state area’s biggest, most electrifying fall event returns with more pumpkins than ever before! Meander along the Pumpkin Promenade on the grounds of this historic, 18th-century riverside estate in Croton-on-Hudson and take in the breathtaking jack o’lantern displays—all designed and hand-carved on-site by the Historic Hudson Valley team of artisans.
Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
Meet life-sized dinosaurs, gaze at the stars at the Pumpkin Planetarium and try not to get stuck in the 24-foot spiderweb. New at the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze in 2023: check out the first-ever pumpkin ferris wheel, take in a circus sideshow and celebrate the Day of the Dead with a special jack o’lantern tribute. Treat yourself to fall-themed sweets and snacks at Café Blaze.
The event will be viewable for select dates during the week and on weekends. This year’s event dates are September 16-18, 22-25, 28-30, October 1-31, November 2-6, 9-13, and 18-20 at varying times each night.
Attending the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
The event will be viewable for select evening dates during the week and on weekends from September 15 -November 19. Tickets sell out quickly, so it is a good idea to purchase them here soon. Don’t miss the experience that People Magazine writes: “defies all expectations.”
Children under three are FREE
Take Amtrak to the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
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September 15 (Friday) - November 19 (Sunday) EST
Van Cortland Manor
525 S Riverside Ave.