The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Great Jack-o’-Lantern Sail on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Belmont Lake State Park. Festivities begin at 3:00PM; the Jack-o’-Lanterns will set sail at approximately 6:15PM.
Everyone is welcome to join this spooky celebration! In addition to the Jack-o’-Lantern Sail on the lake at dusk, there will be a kid friendly spooky house, balloon twisting, trick or treating, Frankenstein on stilts, a petting zoo, children’s games and more! Halloween costumes are optional but encouraged. Don’t forget a trick or treat bag! All activities are free!
If you would like to have your jack o’ lantern in the sail, register at www.bookwhen.com/greatpumpkinsail. Registration is limited to the first 100 carved pumpkins. Pumpkins must be between the size of a soccer ball and a basketball and dropped off at Belmont Lake State Park the day of the event between 10:00am and 2:00pm. For additional information, please call Recreation Department at (631) 321-3510.
This event is sponsored by the Natural Heritage Trust and Connoisseur Media Long Island (WALK 97.5, KJOY 98.3, 103.1 MAXFM, & 94.3 The Shark). Corporate contributors include North Atlantic Canoe and Kayak, Inc..
For more information please call Belmont Lake State Park at (631) 667-5055 or the Long Island State Park Region Recreation Department at (631) 321-3510 weekdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm or visit the Facebook page LI State Parks Recreation.