Luckily, Pumpkin Point is returning to Governors Island for its seventh year at Nolan Park during the last two weekends of October!
And with stunning city views, beautiful fall foliage, and a “village-like atmosphere” you won’t even feel like you’re in NYC.
A beloved annual tradition, the pumpkin patch will offer over 10,000 pumpkins of all shapes and sizes that visitors can hand-pick and take home!
Visiting the patch is free, but you can purchase a pumpkin for a small suggested donation that benefits the Friends of Governors Island.
There will also be plenty to do besides pumpkin picking, with fall-themed decorations arranged across the Island’s historic Nolan Park, plus Halloween and autumn-inspired arts and crafts activities, magic shows, story-telling, puppet shows, and more.
And, for the first time this year, Pumpkin Point is partnering with Brooklyn Book Bodega to bring a fall book corner to Nolan Park. Books will be available to take home on the final Sunday of the event (October 29).
There will also be some Gov Island food vendors at the park, serving “seasonally inspired food and beverages on-site” each weekend.
The event will run on the last two weekends of October (22-23 & 29-30) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Check out their site here for more info.
Any pumpkins left over at the end of Pumpkin Point will be composted on the Island’s composting center.
A full schedule of each weekend’s events and vendors can be found online here.
🎃 Pumpkin Point
📍 Nolan Park – Governors Island
🗓️ October 21-22 & 28-29, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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