Adults Only Central Park Great Pumpkin Scavenger & History Hunt

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  • 10/23/2022
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Experience Central Park in a whole new way with our Adults Only Central Park Great Pumpkin Scavenger & History Hunt!  It is a fun way to meet new people or hang out with familiar friends in NYC’s urban oasis! If you don’t have a team we will set you up on one as you set out to find fun and historical things that are already part of the park.  You will also be looking for the hidden mini pumpkins along the way! Following the hunt you can join members of the hunt for a bite to eat at a local pub or restaurant.

How the Central Park Great Pumpkin Scavenger & History Hunt works:

-Come alone or with friends and meet at Tavern on the Green at 11:00 am.  We will set up the teams (teams of 5 only). If you have a team let us know.

-Each team will have 2 hours to find as many clues at they can inside the park. Clues will be in historical markers, wildlife, street performers, tourists, fountains, statues, bridges and hidden secrets.

-There will also be over 100 mini pumpkins hidden along the way in bushes, behind benches, under statues and in the Ramble.  Each pumpkin will be worth extra points for the teams that find them.

-At the end of the 2 hours the group will meet near the end point (85th Street/Central Park West) to see which group has uncovered the most clues to win prizes!

Cost: $25 ($15 for NYSN VIP Members)

Dress code: Dress for the weather (rain or shine).

Is this going to be hard or do I need experience?  No, this is a fun hunt designed to make the clues easy to find.

What if it rains? We will send updates before the event but be prepared for rain.

Can I come alone? Yes, most guests do! It’s a great way to meet new people.

Ages: 21+

Questions? Email Dave Cervini at or call 212.873.2256, M-F 10am to 4pm.

Nonrefundable unless canceled.


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COVID-19 Protocols

In accordance with current city and state protocols vaccination status is not mandatory for this event.  However, we do ask that participants act in a responsible manner and do not attend if feeling ill, showing symptoms or have been recently exposed.  Mask wearing is optional unless the venue or city has mandated that.  Everyone should respect the comfort levels of others as we transition into this next phase of socializing in the Covid era.
This event is nonrefundable.  If you have tested positive for Covid and cannot attend, we will do our best to provide you with credits to select future events with a copy of your positive test results. Please note that due to the cost involved in some activities credits may not be used for the event you missed.




Central Park West and West 67th, Just inside the park about 50 yards from CPW, New York, New York, 10023, United States


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