Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Roosevelt Island Halloween Events - Main Street Parade On Saturday October 31, PS/IS 217 PTA Carnival Friday Afternoon, East Midtown Trick Or Treat At Tram Plaza Friday Too

Are you ready for Roosevelt Island Halloween festivities this Saturday, October 31?

There's the always fun and amazing Roosevelt Island Main Street Halloween Parade Extravaganza for kids of all ages on Saturday. 

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corpo (RIOC):
Happy Halloween! On Saturday, October 31st from 12 PM – 3 PM, Roosevelt Island's annual Halloween Day Parade & Extravaganza will take place, beginning at Blackwell Park (500 Main St.) and concluding at Capobianco Field. Join us for FREE Halloween festivities, including game booths, rides, cotton candy, music, and more! We hope to see you there.

For more info visit

This event is sponsored by Urban American and The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, with contributions from Amalgamated Bank
Here' are some scenes from

 2014 Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade Zombie

the 2014 Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade (including video).

There's also fun stuff to do on Friday, October 30. The Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 PTA is having a Halloween Carnival from 3-6 PM

and the East Midtown Partnership

is inviting Roosevelt Island kids to Trick or Treat from 4-8 PM starting at the Manhattan Tramway Plaza:
... We’re inviting children 12 and under and their families to trick-or-treat at our local businesses and enjoy a special Halloween film screening of "Hocus Pocus" the upstairs cafĂ© at Whole Foods, 226 East 57th Street. It’s a great way for parents to learn more about the businesses in our area, and for children to collect their Halloween bounty in a safe and fun environment.

Interested in joining us as a trick-or-treater? Check-in and pick up your trick-or-treat bag starting at 4:00 PM @ Tramway Plaza, 59th & 2nd Ave, and snap a family photo in our spooky photo booth! Or @ the Harman Flagship Store, 527 Madison Avenue, where there will be treats for adults, too!...
Have fun!!!

UPDATE 11:15 - You're invited to the ABC TV show Live With Kelly & Michael Halloween Costume Contest. According to a spokesperson from the show:
Image From David Russell, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution

This Friday, October 30, 2015, “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan will present the latest installment of the show’s mega-popular Halloween franchise, “LIVE’s Best Halloween Show Ever: Nightmare on 67th Street.” “LIVE” never disappoints on Halloween, and the festivities at the show wouldn’t be complete without “LIVE’s” Halloween Costume Contest, when the studio audience members always wow with their elaborate and over-the-top creations. This year, one lucky winner will walk away with an exciting grand prize worth $10,000. To participate in the 2015 Costume Contest, those interested must be at the “LIVE” studio at 149 Columbus Ave. at W 67th Street no later than 7:30am on October 30.
UPDATE 5:10 PM - You can get your Halloween Costume, Candy, makeup accessories and more at the local Roosevelt Island Gristedes Supermarket.