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WIN 4 TICKETS TO THE 2013 GREAT JACK O' LANTERN BLAZE ON THE HUDSON

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by Ellen Pocost September 18, 2013

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The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson is the signature Halloween event in the NYC area. Whether 2013 is your first Blaze experience or it's your fall family tradition, you don't want to miss this year's awesom experience.

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the 2013 great jack o lantern blaze at van cortlandt manor

See historic Van Cortlandt Manor in a new light during the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze.

Photo by Tom Nycz

Arguably the area's biggest, most elaborate Halloween happening, the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze in Westchester is on for 25 nights this year.

See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o' lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience.

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This year a pterodactyl and a brontosaurus will join the T-Rex, pictured, in Jurassic Park.

Photo by Tom Nycz

Meander through a historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display – all made of jack o’ lanterns!

Stroll through the Tunnel O’ Pumpkin Love and witness the incredible sight of gourd-filled Jack-in-the-Boxes springing up and bouncing around. See slithering ground snakes, a giant spider web, and go gaga over a collection of shrunken "Little Monsters." Gaze in amazement at a towering pumpkin bonfire and a working doomsday grandfather clock. A giant sea serpent adds some hiss to the Undersea Aquarium while comical, squash-eating Venus pumpkin traps sprout in the garden.

New additions this year to Blaze's perennially popular Jurassic Park include a pterodactyl and a brontosaurus. PLUS, making its debut at this year's Blaze and featuring more than 20 new works from professional artists, the Museum of Pumpkin Art will be the first ever exhibition space devoted to sculptural works inspired by (but not made from) pumpkins.

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Visitors walk through an archway made up of carved and brightly-lit pumpkins.

Photo by Tom Nycz

Tens of thousands of visitors experienced last year's sold-out Blaze. Complete with sound effects, elaborate synchronized lighting, and the second volume of a brand-new all-original soundtrack by recording artist Richard Christy, this not-to-be-missed spectacle is the area's most innovative Halloween happening.

 

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2013 Blaze Details

Dates: Oct. 5-6, 11-14, 17-20, 24-31; Nov. 1-3, 8-11. Times vary by evening.

Tickets: $16 ($20 on Saturdays); $12 children ages 3-17 ($16 on Saturdays); free for children younger than 3.

Advance tickets are required; all admissions are by timed ticket only. Tickets go on sale Sept. 4. Order online at hudsonvalley.org/events/blaze or call 914-631-8200.

Address: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson

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