c. Amanda Gentile

Halloween Fun in Brooklyn’s Backyard

September 30, 2022

Prospect Park Alliance is gearing up for Halloween fun in Brooklyn’s Backyard with Creepy Crawly Halloween at the Audubon Center, Haunted Carousel at the beloved Children’s Corner in Prospect Park, a haunted soul train themed roller disco night at LeFrak Center at Lakeside and Boo at the Zoo at the Prospect Park Zoo! Don’t miss these fun filled spooky events.

Lola’s Dreamland Roller Disco: Haunted Soul Train
Friday, October 28, 7 pm–10 pm
LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Ticket Prices Vary
Visit LeFrak Center at Lakeside for a spooky themed night at Lola’s Dreamland Roller Disco! The themed, dress up, immersive roller skating experience that will transport you into a haunted soul train.

Haunted Carousel
Saturday, October 29 + Sunday, October 30, 12-5 pm
Children’s Corner, $3 per ride; $13 for a book of 5 tickets. Free with Prospect Park Alliance Family Supporter membership or higher. 

Celebrate Halloween in Prospect Park at the beloved Carousel. Don’t be scared when you see the haunted horses! Don your best costume and take a spin on this spooky ride to your favorite Halloween jams.

Join the Alliance at the Family Supporter  level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!

Creepy Crawly Halloween
Sunday, October 30, 1 pm–5 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for a special Halloween celebration. Take a second look at the creatures that give you the creeps, you may find you like them! Participate in fun activities and experiments that will make your spine tingle!

Owl Pellet Dissection 1-3 pm
Participants will have the opportunity to pick apart owl pellets, masses of undigested parts of food that owl species occasionally regurgitate!

Nature Chef’s Surprise 1 – 3pm
Our nature chef has some tasty treats for you to try that are delicious, nutritious, and crunchy!  Take a nibble and earn a special certificate and boasting button.  Learn how this mystery treat is a sustainable alternative protein source that has nutritional benefits.

Discovery Boxes 1 – 4pm
What’s inside?  Put your hand in and fine out!  Fun sensory activity with just the right amount of scary!

Creepy Crawly Walk, 2-3 pm
Participants will search for Prospect Park’s creepy residents and explore the hidden side of the park.

Animal Encounter, 3-4 pm
Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection and even assist in an actual feeding.

Halloween Fest
Sunday, October 30, 2 pm–6 pm
LeFrak Center at Lakeside, $20
Celebrate Halloween with spooky festivities at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside! Visit LeFrak Center at Lakeside for roller skating, a bounce house, game zone, arts and crafts, cookie decorating and more.

Boo at the Zoo
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 11 am–4 pm
Prospect Park Zoo, Free with Paid Admission, Prices Vary
Prospect Park Zoo is going batty every weekend in October!  Learn about bats around the world and visit the zoo’s African straw-colored bats in the Hall of Animals. Plus, check out educational graphics and activity carts!

Prospect Park Murder Mystery Audio Tour
Saturday October 22 + Sunday October 23
Gesso App, Free
Join Open House New York for a murder mystery, set in Prospect Park. When a key player goes missing at the marriage ceremony of the summer, reluctant wedding columnist Bobbi Rossetti transforms into an ad hoc investigative reporter on the case. Follow Bobbi through a fictional version of 1920s Prospect Park as she decodes the clues and uncovers a stunning secret in this immersive audio mystery. All you need are headphones and the Gesso mobile app to get started! The tour will be available on the Gesso App on Saturday, October 22 + Sunday, October 23.