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The Halloween Journey. A Mysterious and Magical Celebration of Catskill History, Ecology and Folklore


  • 8 Church Road Big Indian, NY, 12410 United States (map)

Event Date October 27 & 28th from 5pm - 9pm

Rte 28 & Church Rd. in Big Indian, NY

Rain Dates October 29 & 30th from 5pm - 9pm

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You are invited!

You are invited on a mysterious journey in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. You are welcomed with a bonfire, live folk music, hot apple cider, homemade chili and seasonal treats. Next, embark on an unforgettable adventure as you are led into the forest by candle-light to encounter legendary characters of Catskill history and folklore. Rip van Winkle, Sojourner Truth, Catskill poet John Burroughs, fairies, animal spirits and other fanciful creatures come to life, sharing their respect for nature, inspiring wonderment and appreciation for the treasured Catskill region…and offering a secret treasure or treat to add to each child’s goodie bag. The Halloween Journey brings together young and old, creating an evening of enchantment for all –a truly unforgettable celebration not to be missed!

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the halloween journey

A mysterious and magical adventure that celebrates Catskill history, folklore and ecology

A Fundraising event to support nonprofit community building that bridges environmental conservation and the arts, local culture and tourism

Professional theatre performances in the wilderness, by candlelight

An evening of live entertainment by a bonfire, provided by celebrated local artists with a home-made chili contest, hot apple cider and seasonal baked goods for sale

A volunteer based, community event

A safe annual Halloween event that appeals to both children and adults


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