Harvest Festival

Come celebrate the fall season with a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, live music, games, and more at our 10th annual Harvest Festival on Oct 19, 2019!

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Celebrate the changing of the seasons at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s annual Harvest Festival!

Activities for the day include a pumpkin patch, facepainting, music, live animals, arts & crafts, enrichment activities, story hour, lawn games, and more.

Scroll to bottom of page for a list of partner activities.

Food and drinks for sale by Gorilla Cheese NYC and Takumi Taco.


Schedule of Activities

11:00 AM–2:00 PM (ALL DAY)

  • Arts & Activity Stations
  • Obstacle Course & Lawn Games
  • Face Painting
  • Pumpkin Patch & Pumpkin Decorating
  • Live Animal Station
  • Volleyball

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Kick-off Parade at Welcome Tent

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

  • L Train Brass Band

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • NYC Barn Dance

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM (15 minute break at 12:45)

  • Drag Queen Story Hour

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Conjunto Guantanamo

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More about Harvest Festival

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

Activities by local partners including: BAM, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Billion Oyster Project, Brooklyn Game Lab, City Growers, Drag Queen Story Hour, DSNY/ Big Reuse, Everyday Athlete, Favor Your Day, Genspace, NORY, NYC Audubon, Private Picassos, Spark, and YMCA Lawn Games.

Partner Activity Descriptions

  • Color with BAMkids.

  • Learn about the Brooklyn Bridge Park Oyster Reef through a hands-on touch tank with Billion Oyster Project.

  • Calling all green thumbs! Create a plant press using everyday materials, and use it to collect and appreciate the park’s plants with Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

  • Duel at the foam fencing battle lab with Brooklyn Game Lab.

  • Decorate your own ‘seed packet’ and learn about the lifecycle of a seed with City Growers.

  • Listen to Drag Queen Cholula Lemon read books and sing songs at Drag Queen Story Hour.

  • Learn about the ‘Make Compost, Not Trash’ campaign through coloring books and temporary tattoos with DSNY / Big Reuse.

  • Try a pop-up ninja obstacle course, skateboarding, and parkour with Everyday Athlete.

  • Make fun fall crafts at a DIY art decorating table with Favor Your Day.

  • Rediscover your favorite harvest fruits and vegetables through science experiments with Genspace.

  • Investigate circuitry in a STEM art and technology pumpkin piano with NORY.

  • Learn about NYC bird conversation and the feathered friends that call this city home with the NYC Audubon Society.

  • Make a DIY textured leaf rubbing with Private Picassos.

  • Use real apples and tempura to paint with The Craft Studio.

  • Enjoy an interactive and educational live animal presentation with Party Animals NYC.

  • Get your face painted, from heroes to animals to princesses, butterflies, cartoon characters, and more, with Melinda’s Children’s Party.

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