Pumpkin Point Returns to Governors Island this Month
Families will enjoy pumpkin picking and lots of festive activities
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WonderSpark Puppet Show & Workshop: Oct. 29; 12pm
Drag Story Hour: Oct. 30; 11:30am
Trick or Treating: Oct. 30; 1pm
Pumpkins left over from the event will be donated to local organizations fighting hunger in NYC or composted on Governors Island by Earth Matter, which runs a compost learning center at the Urban Farm on the island.
Support for the event is provided by Nickelodeon, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Intrepid Productions and others.
What You Need to Know About Visiting Governors Island Pumpkin Point
Where is Governors Island located?
Governors Island is considered part of Manhattan and located in New York Harbor.
How do I get to Governors Island?
Get to the island by taking the ferry from Manhattan at 10 South St. Boats run daily. A round trip ferry ticket is $4 for adults and free for seniors and children younger than 12. Check out the ferry schedule at govisland.com/ferry.
When is Pumpkin Point?
Pumpkin Point is on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-30, 10am-5pm.
How much is admission?
The event is free.
Main image: The Trust for Governors Island/Julienne Schaer
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