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Halloween 2020 and Covid-19 : Places to visit in New York

This time Halloween will be celebrated differently because of the pandemic situation going on all around the world. The most exciting thing for kids is the trick r treat part on the Halloween day. In many states, trick r treating has been banned due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Luckily in New York, trick r treating has been allowed but with some guidelines to follow. Still, there are ways in which you can have fun in the upcoming Halloween 2020 considering some precautions.

Unfortunately, some famous events like Tompkins Square Dog Halloween Parade and the Village Halloween Parade have been cancelled because of the pandemic. Hold on! Still, there are some events which are taking place in the city including the virtual ghost story readings from the Merchant’s House Museum and the Día de Los Muertos celebration.

Following are some places which you can visit in Halloween 2020:

Fordham, Bronx

This is one of the best places to enjoy Halloween if you are coming with a family. In the Bronx garden, there is Great Pumpkin Path along which the visitors can walk around, take some selfies pumpkin-headed scarecrows etc.

Bronx Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo

There is an annual event which occurs at the Bronx Zoo called the “Boo at the Zoo”. You will be able to see different kinds of Halloween festivities in it including the magics, mind-reading,  scavenger hunts, puppet shows and much more.

Washington Heights, Manhattan

Here you will able to understand the fundamentals of ghost hunting. It’s said that this place is haunted and paranormal activities are still witnessed here. It will be a three-hour event in which visitors will get familiar with paranormal detective equipment and explore the place. Because of the pandemic, only 12 guests are allowed per event this time.

Along with these exciting places, you also must visit Sunset Park in Brooklyn, Floral Park, and Hudson Yards in Manhattan on this coming Halloween 2020. So mark your calendars for 31st October and prepare yourself to have lots of fun this Halloween but considering the covid 19 SOPs in mind.

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