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Greenpoint Children's Halloween Parade & Party

For over a decade, Town Square has been bringing Halloween fun to the families of North Brooklyn with our Halloween Parade & Party. Costumed kids and kids-at-heart march down Manahattan Avenue and back to the starting point for a spooktacular party! Arts & crafts, contests, games and yummy munchies. This event is now a seasonal highlight for North Brooklyn families. 
2023 Greenpoint Children's Halloween Parade & Spooktacular Party

Sunday, October 29, 2023

176 Java Street (near Manhattan Ave)

10 & 11 AM ~ Spooktacular Party for little tykes

1 PM ~ Parade 

March to Manhattan Ave, down to Bedford and back again.

3 PM & 4 PM ~ Zombie Nerf War for older kids

Calling all goblins and witches, princes and princesses, super heroes and villains!  Town Square's 20th Annual Greenpoint Children's Halloween Parade, Spooktacular Party, and Zombie Nerf War is on Sunday, October 29th, 2023.

The costumed parade will step off at 1 PM in front of 176 Java Street Avenue, between Manhattan Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard. Costumed kids of all ages will march to Manhattan Avenue, south to Norman Avenue and back to Java Street for a fun, timed Spooktacular Party.  

The Spooktacular Party will have timed 50-minute sessions, starting at 10 AM and 11 AM. You'll pick the hour of your choice when purchasing your ticket and have a great time before we shoo you out before the next hour starts.  

The Zombie Nerf War will have timed 50-minute sessions, starting at 2 PM and 3 PM. The 2 PM is for younger kids, ages 6 to 10 years; the 3 PM is for 10 years and up. 

Parade is FREE to join.  Spooktacular Party costs $20 online each and $30 at the door. Both parade and party are outdoors; they are RAIN or SHINE.

Buy your tickets now and avoid long lines!  Proceeds benefit Town Square BK Scouts, a North Brooklyn nonprofit, that offers family and green programs and sponsors 3 local Greenpoint/Williamsburg scout units: Pack 7 (Coed), Troop 26 (Boys), and Troop 1G(irls). 
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Halloween PARADE FAQs


  • Do I need a ticket to march in the parade? ANSWER:  NO, just join the fun! Jump in any point during the parade! 


  • Do I need a costume to march in the parade?  ANSWER:  NO, but it'll be more fun!  We get super-hero families, "royal" families, "foxy" families - you get the drift.  


  • What time does the parade start?  ANSWER: We'll step off around 1 PM.  

  • What is the parade route?  ANSWER: We start in front of 176 Java Street, between McGuinness Blvd and Manhattan Avenue. We will march west on Java Street to Manhattan Avenue, south on Manhattan Avenue to Nassau Avenue, and back to end at 176 Java Street.  


  • What is the Party like?  ANSWER: Loads of spooktacular fun!  Arts/crafts, games, music!!

  • What is the age group?  ANSWER: Ages up to 8 years old for the Party. Ages 6 years and up for the Zombie Nerf War. 

  • Do I need a ticket to go to the party?  ANSWER: YES for all kids (including infants because we are capacity constrained). Tickets are $20 advance online for each child ($30 on the event day and at the door).  Each family can bring 2 adults for a $10 special Parents ticket ($15 on the event day and at the door). All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All other additional adults must have a regular $20 Adult ticket.  

  • What will be at the party?  ANSWER: Spooktacular fun!  Arts/crafts, games, contests, a bouncy house for little ones, music for the kids.  

  • Can I bring my own nerf gear to the Zombie Nerf War? ANSWER: No. We'll provide all the gear. 

  • Can I get a refund?  ANSWER: YES until 15 days before the event.  No refunds will be provided afterwards.  

  • Lots more details on the Eventbrite description. 

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