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Harvest Festival

Come celebrate the fall season at our seventh annual Harvest Festival! This year will be bigger than ever, with free, fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, puppetry, games, and musical performances.

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Join Volunteers for Wildlife to Meet the Animals on the Pier 6 Lawns and meet turtles, an Eastern Screech Owl, an American Kestrel, and a Red-tailed Hawk! Discover what lives along the shorelines of Brooklyn Bridge Park with our intertidal touch tank. Visit the witch in the Haunted Marsh if you dare! Stay active with Dodge Y who will conduct volleyball clinics and 3 mini fitness classes during the event. Recess DUMBO will host classic lawn games like potato sack races, parachute games, and egg balancing races. A Royal Shindig guides interactive storytelling with your favorite fairy tale characters.

Kids and adults alike can unleash their inner feline with free face painting courtesy of CATS on Broadway! Meet members of the cast, and enter to win four tickets to this record-breaking musical spectacular. It’s sure to be a memory you’ll never forget!

The Atlantic Avenue BID will host Catherine Fischer, who will guide guide children through fun educational historic preservation activities including Spot the Differences, Connect the Dots, and Design the (historic) Building!

During Harvest Festival, the floating food forest, Swale, will offer public tours on the barge. After the festival, from 3-6pm, Swale will collaborate with Garden Kitchen Lab in hosting a public meal on the barge, consisting of teas, salads, and grilled vegetables.

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum SPARK in celebrating Fall at this weekend’s Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park! See what kind of spookiness we can conjure up for Halloween by creating your own unique Paper Bag Monster Puppet!

Schedule of Events:

11:00 am – 11:15 am: Family Boot Camp Class with Dodge YMCA

11:00 am – 11:15 am: Halloween Parade

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: ZapOte

11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Bond Family Fitness Class with Dodge YMCA

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Control The Sound

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: The Pop Ups

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm: Learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller Dance with Dodge YMCA

Also, make sure to stop by the pumpkin patch, photo stations, and the haunted marsh.

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Join the Conservancy and our community partners for this beloved, free family festival celebrating the season on Pier 6!