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Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Family to Haunted High Line

By Becky Houran | October 18, 2016

Come in costume to explore the Haunted High Line on Saturday, October 29, where ghost trains loom, hero cowboys rule, and child activists help to change their city.

Meet ghosts from the West Side’s industrial past, create frightful art in the Deadly Soapbox, explore a haunted park designed by Superhero Clubhouse, and break out your best moves with Dance Adventure and Child Protestors. There will be food, music, and more!

Here are five fun reasons to come to Haunted High Line!

1. Meet the ghosts that haunt the High Line! Listen to their stories of meatpacking factories, deadly trains, and freezing buildings.

2. Halloween treats! Purchase seasonal treats from La Newyorkina and Terroir at the Meatpacker’s Saloon, and snack on “Jack” Pumpkin Pie ice cream sandwiches from Melt and autumn-flavored popsicles from People’s Pops.

3. Move to the beat with DJ Natalie as she shares spooky stories that take you on a funky, musical train ride through the history of the High Line.

4. Laugh and shriek along with a terrifyingly funny variety show hosted by Whoop Dee Doo featuring local artists.

5 .Come in costume or get your face painted by Agostino Arts and be transformed into sweet or spooky cookies.

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.

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.