Saturday, October 31, 2015

Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade Extravaganza Today, Costumes, Rides, Game Booths, Candy, Treats, Marching Band, Magic Show & More - Lots Of Fun For Kids Of All Ages.

Roosevelt Island's annual Halloween Parade Extravaganza took place today,

 beginning at Blackwell Park

and ending at Capobianco Field

with costumes, game booths, rides, cotton candy, music

and a magic show.

The Roosevelt Island Halloween Extravaganza was sponsored by Urban American (Roosevelt Landings), the Roosevelt Island Youth Center, and the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, with contributions from Amalgamated Bank, Main Street Sweets, Westview, Island House, Rivercross, Cornell Tech, and Hudson Companies.

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Ben Kallos, also known as Captain America, posed

with Roosevelt Island Parents' Network Coordinator Eva Bosbach and her family. Captain America tweeted:
Ms. Bosbach added:
Thank you RIOC for all the fun for Roosevelt Island children and parents today.


Roosevelt Island's NY State Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright participated in the Halloween Extravaganza and updated residents on the status of Public Purpose Funds legislation which is still waiting for Governor Cuomo's signature. Ms. Seawright was introduced by Urban American's Doryne Isely.

Here's more pictures from today's Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade Extravaganza

 and the Twitterverse reports on Roosevelt Island Halloween today too.

But not everyone thought today's Roosevelt Island Halloween went well.

UPDATE 11/2 - More Roosevelt Island Halloween Extravaganza photos from RIOC

A huge turnout for this year's Halloween festivities! All kinds of costumes on display and tons of food, fun activities...

Posted by Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation of the State of New York on Monday, November 2, 2015

and Amalgamated Bank.