DATE & TIME: Sunday October 28th, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Maria Hernandez Park – Main Stage Area
Rain Location: RB Youth Center – 1474 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237
(Closest mass transit: L/M Train Myrtle/Wyckoff St / 52 Bus @ Gates & Irving)
ADMISSION: Free! RSVP to let us know you are coming.
RiseBoro Community Partnership is proud to present ¡CalabazaFest! 2018, a free, all-ages, music-filled, outdoor mini-festival, costume party, and community celebration returning once again to Bushwick's Maria Hernandez Park on Sunday, October 28. Combining Harvest Fair, Day of the Dead, and Halloween traditions, CalabazaFest has become a highlight of the autumn season for many.
The live stage show at CalabazaFest will feature world-famous mariachis and exciting Mexican folk dances in colorful ceremonial costume.
CalabazaFest will also feature a mini farmers market, delicious food, live cooking demonstrations, hands-on pumpkin crafts and mask-making, and a creative costume contest finalé (with prizes) - so come in your Halloween best.