The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze Returns, Now in Hudson Valley & Long Island
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When is The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze?
Blaze: Hudson Valley will run for 54 nights from September 16 through November 20. Blaze: Hudson Valley dates are September 16-18; September 22-25; September 28-October 31; November 2-6; November 9-13; and November 18-20.
All events are held rain or shine. Proceeds support Historic Hudson Valley, the Tarrytown-based private, non-profit educational organization that owns and operates several National Historic Landmarks.
Where is The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze?
Blaze: Hudson Valley returns to its location at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson. Van Cortlandt Manor is at 525 South Riverside Avenue, just off Route 9 in Croton-on-Hudson.
Blaze: Long Island returns to Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Old Bethpage at 1303 Round Swamp Rd.
Food and Gifts at The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze Shop offers a selection of Blaze-specific merchandise including T-shirts and hats. This seasonal shop has themed offerings and memorabilia. Parents should prepare for kids to ask for pumpkin donuts, candy apples, and other themed treats, as well as light up necklaces and wands. Parents can reward themselves and indulge in a pumpkin or seasonal adult beverage.
Strollers, Parking and Bathrooms at The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
There is free, safe, and secure parking on-site. Strollers are permitted, but larger strollers may not easily fit through some of the site’s more narrow passageways. There are portable bathrooms onsite and plenty of them.
Health and Safety The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
The health and safety of visitors is their highest priority. HHV’s experiences are largely outdoors and touch-free. Visitors should consult hudsonvalley.org/covid for most current policies.
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