Haunted High Line Halloween (Family Event)

Date & Time

Last event was Saturday, October 29, 2016


On the High Line between 14th St. and 16th St. | Enter at 14th St. and 10th Ave.

UPDATE: Haunted High Line advance RSVP tickets are sold out. For those who have RSVP'd, please note that we cannot guarantee admittance since event spaces on the High Line are limited by capacity. Therefore, entrance to events, even with an RSVP, is on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach capacity.

If by chance there is space available on the day of the event, there will be an opportunity to register on-site. Admittance, however, cannot be guaranteed.

Travel back in time and learn the history of the High Line. Get into character with artistic face painting, capture memories with our old-time photo booth, go on a scavenger hunt, dance, and watch live performances.

Ongoing activities from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Meatpacker's Saloon
Learn the history of the meatpacking district from the Meatpacker ghost and grab a seasonal treat for purchase.

Ghost Tunnel
Walk through our Ghost Tunnel and help the West Side Cowboy find his horse Cyclone. This immersive tunnel features an original sound design by Mark Cobrin.

The Deadly Soapbox
Be part of the movement! Learn from a 1930s mother and child how their civic actions made the city build the High Line. Make your own protest sign about a cause you care about.

The Magical Biscuit Company
What was it like to make thousands of Oreos and Nabisco biscuits in the factories along the train tracks? Learn from a Magical Biscuit Company worker. Then get your face painted by Agostino Arts.

The Ice Box
From the park you can see a giant refrigerator building where the trains kept produce and dairy cold during deliveries. Experiment with ice and hear the firsthand account of a refrigerator worker's experience in this cold building.

Timed Performances

11:00 AM
Story time with DJ Natalie
DJ Natalie, Founder of Baby DJ School, will take children ages 0-5 years old on a funky train ride through the history of the High Line.

12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Whoop Dee Doo Variety Show
Watch an outrageous variety show with the performers of Whoop Dee Doo! Show includes performances from NY talent, games, and dancing!
Performers include:
Opera singer Megan Nielson
Bollywood Dance group - Bollywood Axion
Handbell Choir - The Calvin Handbell Ringers
BCDE Dance Company

12:30 PM and 1:30 PM
Dance Demo and Workshop
Join DJ Natalie and her deadly dancers for a 30-minute dance exploration that invites children to experience the rhythms of yesteryear today!

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dance Adventure
Join dancers from PS 3 in the Deadly Soapbox for a dance adventure!

High Line Food Available for Purchase
Grab seasonal treats from High Line food vendors
—Melt: Jack (molasses cookie + pumpkin pie ice cream
—People's Pops: Pops (Cranberry Vanilla, Spiced Apple Cider, and Pumpkin Pie) & Shave Ice (Cranberry Thyme, Apple Ginger, and Pumpkin Mocha)
—La Newyorkina: Oaxaca Chocolate, Day of the Dead Bread, cookies, other treats
—Terroir: Frito Chili Pie, Hot Apple Cider, Rice Crispy Treats

Immersive set designs created by Superhero Clubhouse.

For children and their caregivers.

Rain or shine.

Please be advised that, due to limited capacity, RSVPing does not guarantee participation at this event. Entrance is on a first-come, first-served basis. If there's space, RSVPing in advance will provide a faster check-in process.

Major Support for High Line Families comes from Deutsche Bank. This program is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council.

MetLife Foundation is a Supporting Sponsor of High Line Families.