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From Pumpkin Painting to Puppies, Your Guide to HRPK Fall Fest

Attention, #HRPKFall fans: Are you a pumpkin painting Picasso? Love magic shows and carnival rides? How about puppies? Then you won’t want to miss HRPK’s Fall Fest this Sunday on Pier 25!

Join us from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for a day of free, family-friendly fall fun—costumes encouraged! Even if you’re not donning your Halloween best, Silly Cheeks Face Painting will help you transform. Prefer to hold the brush? Unleash your inner artist with pumpkin painting. From carnival rides to cotton candy, festival favorites will get you in the autumn spirit.

Kids in costumes paint the pumpkins during Pumpkin Smash

For those missing Summer of Fun, some of our most popular Hudson RiverKids artists are returning for special Fall Fest performances: Catch Kid Ace’s stylish illusions and deft magic tricks as well as Story Pirates’ high-energy and hilarious sketch comedy musicals. And don’t forget to drop in for a round of mini golf!

Kid Ace performs magic for the kids at Pumpkin Smash

Animal lovers, rejoice: whether your favorite #HRPK activity is catch-and-release fishing or sneaking peeks at pups in our four dog runs, Fall Fest has something for you! You can drop a line with Big City Fishing, see what Hudson River wildlife are swimming in our Roving River Tank or drop by the Hearts and Bones Rescue tent and meet adorable, adoptable puppies!

Little dogs in costumes sit patiently in a wagon at Pumpkin Smash

Fall Fest promises a spirited and spooktacular celebration of your west side backyard’s most colorful season, so mark your calendars and prepare your costumes! We’ll see you from 11:00 AM–4:00 PM on HRPK’s Pier 25.