Mayor de Blasio to host Halloween party for kids at Gracie Mansion

Monday, October 26, 2015

NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray will open the doors of Gracie Mansion to throw a party for youngsters this Halloween.

Guests will embark on a Halloween Party tour through Gracie Mansion, and will be able to participate in activities on the front lawn, including face painting, story-telling, a magic show and an art activity courtesy of Blick Art.

New York City families are welcome to enter a ticket giveaway to enjoy a time of tricks and treats with the First Family.

New York City families with children ages 5 to 10 years old are welcome to enter to win four (4) admission tickets. Winners will be informed on Tuesday, October 27 and must claim their tickets by Wednesday, October 28 at noon.

Go to" or call 311 on Monday between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST to sign up for your chance to attend.

The party will be Friday, October 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 31 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.