Blaze Hudson Valley

Sep 13 - Nov 17

Van Cortlandt Manor
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

“This experience defies all expectations.”
People Magazine

“...experience the most gourd-eous display of pumpkins in all of New York.”
Time Out New York

“A new spectacle around every corner.”
 Better Homes and Gardens

Experience Hudson Valley’s Most Electrifying Fall Event

Walk the immersive pumpkin trail on the grounds of an 18th-century estate where thousands of hand-carved jack o'lanterns, all carved by our team of local artisans, light up the night. Complete with an all-original soundtrack, synchronized lighting, and special effects— it's a spectacle you have to see to BELIEVE!

NEW FOR 2023

  • Gawk at the first-ever pumpkin Ferris wheel
  • Take in our gourd-eous circus sideshow
  • Celebrate the Day of the Dead with our jack o'lantern tribute

Even More To Enjoy

  • Meet life-sized dinosaurs, try not to get stuck in the 24-foot spider web, gaze at the stars in the Pumpkin Planetarium, and see a working carousel
  • Treat yourself to fall-themed sweets and snacks at Café Blaze
  • Browse the Blaze Boo-tique to find exclusive souvenirs and local finds

Preview Experience
Blaze Star Tunnel

Advance Tickets Required

Admission is by timed ticket or FLEX anytime ticket sold ONLY in advance. NO tickets available on site.

Local Libations + Snacks

From Captain Lawrence microbrews to irrestible donuts and popcorn, enjoy treats from some of our favorite local purveyors!

Shop for Souvenirs

Our expanded Blaze shop features exclusive finds, seasonal gifts, and more.

Flex Tickets - Go Anytime!

Visit Blaze ANY NIGHT, even when it's sold out, plus recieve a free snack and beverage. No reservations needed!


This event sells out – buy tickets early to secure popular dates and for best pricing.


Blaze is an all-ages event, enchanting for everyone from the littlest goblins to grown-up ghouls.

Visit Duration

Blaze is a self-paced walk-through experience. Visitors usually spend about 45 minutes on the pumpkin trail.

Buy with Confidence

For a small fee, exchange any ticket up to 24 hours before the event. Learn more

Getting to Blaze: Hudson Valley

Van Cortlandt Manor

525 S Riverside Ave
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Map + Directions

Parking is FREE, Safe, & Secure

Available starting 30 minutes before your ticketed entry time, NO earlier. If you arrive early you will be turned away. Handicapped parking is available for cars displaying a valid handicapped placard or plate.


Hudson Line to Croton-Harmon Station.
Taxi or rideshare (5 min) or walk (10 min).

Walking Map

Nearby Restaurants + Hotels

Abbey Inn and Spa

Don't Miss The Magic of Blaze

Along the Pumpkin Trail

The Sights of Blaze: Hudson Valley

Blaze: Hudson Valley
Van Cortlandt Manor

Located on the grounds of an 18th-century estate on the banks of the Croton River in Westchester, Van Cortlandt Manor is the picturesque setting for this awe-inspiring fall event. Visitors meander through the heritage gardens filled with hand-carved jack o’lanterns, past the brick ferry house, where they can see a glimpse of the Headless Horseman, and see the light show at the manor house.

Proceeds from your ticket purchase support the education and preservation efforts of Historic Hudson Valley.

Blaze: Hudson Valley is supported by

  • I love New York
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co
  • Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
  • The Abbey InnHospitality Partner
  • Tarrytown HouseHospitality Partner
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