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The Great Pumpkin Returns to the Open Air Theatre for Halloween

The Great Pumpkin In The Park

Children will meet their favorite characters at It’s The Great Pumpkin In The Park at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre.

The Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre is celebrating Halloween with a spook-tacular event designed for younger children. It’s The Great Pumpkin In The Park returns for a third year and will be held on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. A second weekend is scheduled for October 15 and 16 again from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Families are encouraged to come in costume.

Based on everyone’s favorite Halloween cartoon, this outdoor, family-friendly party will feature arts and crafts, food, games, music and prizes. Children will trick or treat through the Park and meet many of their favorite fairy tale and cartoon characters along the way including Cinderella, Elsa, Anna, Pinocchio, Snow White, Snoopy and the Great Pumpkin himself. The first craft and game session and character walk will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a second session between 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The afternoon event also includes two live performances of a Halloween themed show of music and stories for all ages. Performances are at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Children will be able to enjoy crafts, games and more before and after each performance.

Tickets are $8 and available at the Open Air Theatre box office during each party. It’s The Great Pumpkin In The Park is on October 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. The Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre is located inside Washington Crossing State Park at 455 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road in Titusville, New Jersey. Box Office phone is (267) 885-9857.  For information, visit


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