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:The @Rooseveltisland #HalloweenParade was great as always! Share your photos with @CaptainAmerica #CaptainKallos pic.twitter.com/w2W67FigQD— Ben Kallos (@BenKallos) October 31, 2015
Thank you RIOC for all the fun for Roosevelt Island children and parents today.
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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.
Captain America @BenKallos, Donald Trump & Scary Guys having fun at Roosevelt Island #RIHalloween parade today pic.twitter.com/IP2fzPB49A— Roosevelt Islander (@Rooseveltisland) October 31, 2015
The Marching Cobras of NY lead the Roosevelt Island Halloween Day Parade. #rooseveltisland pic.twitter.com/CEHF9pFwZ2— RIOC NYS (@RIOCny) October 31, 2015
More from the Marching Cobras of NY at Roosevelt Island's Halloween Extravaganza. #RIHalloween pic.twitter.com/TyrqN1XoJZ— RIOC NYS (@RIOCny) October 31, 2015
Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade Extravaganza coming down Main Street #RIHalloween pic.twitter.com/iREqMe1LDi— Roosevelt Islander (@Rooseveltisland) October 31, 2015
Halloween Festival! Roosevelt Island Love my new island. Lol. #cornelltech pic.twitter.com/IcLb1OW9Je— Tamika Morales (@teetee1976) October 31, 2015
But not everyone thought today's Roosevelt Island Halloween went well.A lot was happening on Roosevelt Island at today's Halloween Extravaganza. #RIHalloween pic.twitter.com/8FdQpcY4lH— RIOC NYS (@RIOCny) October 31, 2015
When I was a kid Roosevelt Island was a trick-or-treating paradise. Now the poor kids are scrounging for Snickers.— Tavie Grav(e)y(ard) (@TheRealTavie) October 31, 2015
So.. I'm on #RooseveltIsland and they blocked off traffic for a kids parade. Cept.. Nobody knew. You have elderly people stuck. #fail— Ricky Spanish (@TheRealRVonYork) October 31, 2015
UPDATE 11/2 - More Roosevelt Island Halloween Extravaganza photos from RIOCCarnage caused by poor planning of a Halloween parade on #rooseveltisland pic.twitter.com/eGJTWzKinR— Ricky Spanish (@TheRealRVonYork) October 31, 2015
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.