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The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

September 26, 2019 - September 29, 2019

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze's Pumpkin Dinosaurs from the 2016 event via Mad Hatters NYC blog.

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is one of the tri-state area’s favorite fall spectacles. More than seven thousand hand-carved jack o’lanterns illuminate Van Court Manor’s nine sprawling acres.

In addition, the Great Jack O’Lantern blaze doubles as an elaborate land art installation. Over one thousand volunteers and artists design, scoop, carve and light the jack o’lanterns leading up to this one-of-a-kind event.

During your visit, watch the synchronized light show and listen to the events original soundtrack.  Visit the Museum of Pumpkin Art to see classic paintings “given the gourd treatment”. Watch a show at the Pumpkin Planetarium. Take all the selfies at the Pumpkin Carousel, the Pumpkin Windmill, and 25-foot-tall jack o’lantern Statue of Liberty.  Oh, and watch out for swooping jack o’lantern bats!

So don’t miss out on this veritable “Halloweentown” in the Historic Hudson Valley. It’s a blast! Er, a blaze!

You can find all the pertinent info, including FAQs, hours and admission pricing, here. Note: We have listed this event as All Day, but only because availability and specific hours vary. Please check the website to confirm hours on any given day.

If you want to get a sense of the what will be in store for you, check out our blog post from a previous year here.

-L. & J.


September 26, 2019
September 29, 2019
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Van Cortlandt Manor
525 S Riverside
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 United States
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