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Greenwich Village Children’s Halloween Parade

Greenwich Village Children's Halloween Parade

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Washington Square Park

5th Avenue & Washington Square North
New York    + Google Map


Gather by the Washington Square Arch at 3 pm for a less crowded and crazy version of the evening’s parade. Free trick-or-treat bags, performances, games, and rides will await the children after the parade on West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street.

Washington Square Park Christmas Tree

The iconic arch frames a brightly lit 45-foot tree. Home of two caroling events: Unsilent Night and the more traditional Christmas Eve Caroling Under the Arch  

Washington Square Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Santa Claus himself has promised to appear and lead the children in the countdown to light up a 45-foot Christmas tree. All are invited to sing holiday songs accompanied by the Rob Susman Brass Quartet (complimentary songbooks provided by the Washington Square Association).

Unsilent Night

In this modern update to traditional caroling, composer Phil Kline leads a massive chorus of boomboxes from Washington Square Park to Tompkins Square Park. To participate, arrive at the arch in Washington Square Park by 5:45. Download the music online in advance or dig out your ancient technology and show…


Argentinean-style small-batch ice cream and sorbet  comes in traditional and adventurous flavors including sweet potato with brie cheese, yerba mate  and the popular sweet corn with cinnamon.

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Wild-west decor charms cowboys and cowgirls of all ages at this friendly, casual sit-down West Village establishment. Texas-friendly grub with local fresh ingredients (except for the fritos on the fritos…

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Joe’s Pizza

Get a classic NY slice to go at this Greenwich Village institution (established in 1975 ), still owned and operated by 75-year-old Neapolitan native Joe Pozzuoli.

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Kesté Pizza & Vino

Indulge in an expansive assortment of 50 traditional and creative pies at this sit-down restaurant founded by an Italian father-daughter team. Also gluten-free & vegan options, as well as salads…

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