Hudson River Park hosts Pumpkin Smash in Manhattan for compost

CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) -- If you're a fan of smashing pumpkins, New York City is the place to be Sunday.

Hudson River Park is hosting Pumpkin Smash at Pier 84 in Chelsea from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Participants will have 15 minutes of smashing fun with a choice bats, hammers and shovels to bash any leftover Halloween gourds into small pieces for compost.

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The pumpkin scraps will then be used to enrich lawns and flower beds in city parks.

There's also a magic show at the top of every hour and along with free refreshments.


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