Spooktacular Halloween Events In The Bronx For All!

For those not looking to travel outside The Bronx for Halloween, Welcome2TheBronx has compiled a handy list of fun and free events in our own home borough for tomorrow. From FREE Holiday portraits at the Bronx Documentary Center to spooky readings of Edgar Allan Poe’s classics at Poe Cottage, to Baron Ambrosia hosting a special Safe Streets and Treats event, there’s something for folks of all ages!


Free Halloween Portraits for Bronx Residents!

Friday, October 31, 5-7PM

As part of our ongoing Holiday Portrait series we are holding free Halloween portraits for Bronx residents this Friday. Each family will get a free 8×10 print, extra prints are $5 each.

Due to past demand, this offer is for Bronx residents with ID only. Thanks for your understanding.!


Bronx Documentary Center

614 Courtlandt Avenue (At 151st Street)


Audio Poe!

Friday, October 31, 2014

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Come celebrate Halloween with award-winning audio book narrators, Robert Fass and Dion Graham, reading selected Poe stories and poems.

Audience talk-back session follows.

Come dressed as your favorite Poe character. The best costume wins a free audio book!


Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park
2640 Grand Concourse

Directions to this location



1798546_10205143411404411_5266268736699999425_nSafe Streets & Treats

Giveaways, candy & healthy snacks all hosted by the one and only, Baron Ambrosia!


October 31st, 3PM – 6PM


East 204th Street Between Perry and Hull Avenues


 Mott Haven Merchants Association’s Trick or Treat

Take your kids to local participating businesses on Halloween!  All children MUST be accompanied by an adult.  See above for participating merchants and area map.


October 31st from 4pm – 8pm


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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.