October 22, 2021

NEW YORK– Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the opening of the annual gift card for Gracie Mansion Halloween tickets. Guests will experience the historic grounds of the Gracie Mansion in a “haunted” Halloween-themed atmosphere. Tricks and treats will be available.

New Yorkers can get tickets at or call 311. Tickets are limited. The event is recommended for families with children aged 6-10 years.


Gracie Mansion’s Halloween decor and festivities are financially supported by the Bank of Ireland, Catsimatidis Foundation, Discovery, Inc. and Whole Foods Market. Natural support from the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Clem Snacks Inc., Gristedes, Hasbro, LEGO Brand Retail, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, Mars Wrigley, Materials for the Arts program from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor’s Office for Mental Health, MUD-Make-up Designory, New York Apple Association, Nickelodeon, NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Party City, Scholastic, THIRTEEN and the Wildlife Conservation Society

WHAT: Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray’s Halloween at Gracie Mansion

WHEN: Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 11:00 to 16:00

WHERE: Gracie Mansion 88th Street and East End Avenue New York, NY 10028

COVID PROTOCOL: Participants who are 12 years of age or older must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend a NYC Gracie Mansion Halloween Event. Evidence of vaccination includes at least one dose of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccine. These are Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca / Oxford, Sinopharm or Sinovac.

  • All participants who have been vaccinated and medically can tolerate a face mask are strongly encouraged to wear one during the duration of the event.
  • Persons who are unable to be vaccinated due to disability or medical dispensation will be required to:
    • Current evidence of a negative COVID PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test taken within 72 hours prior to the event;
    • Unvaccinated persons who are 2 years and older and medically able to tolerate a face mask must wear one throughout the duration of the event.

  • This press release was produced by the Office of the Mayor of New York City. The views expressed here are those of the author.



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