The Halloween Journey



Cafe de la Culture Presents

A Mysterious and Magical Celebration of Catskills History, Ecology and Folklore

Corner of Church Rd and Rte 28, Big Indian, NY


October 26 & 27, 2018 from 6pm-9:30pm

Rain Dates: Oct. 28 & 29

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You Are Invited

You are invited on a magical, mysterious journey in the heart of the Catskill Mountains.  embark on an  Immersive Theater adventure in the forest by candlelight. encounter legendary characters of Catskill history, folklore and fantasy. discover hidden secrets and treasures. this is an evening of enchantment for young and old, a truly unforgettable celebration not to be missed!


before and after your tour, relax by a communal bonfire with live folk music, hot apple cider, homemade chili and seasonal treats.


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What is the Halloween Journey

  • A mysterious and magical adventure that celebrates Catskill history, folklore and ecology

  • A Fundraising event to support nonprofit community building that bridges environmental conservation and the arts, local culture and tourism

  • Professional immersive theatre performances in the wilderness, by candlelight

  • An evening of live entertainment by a bonfire, provided by celebrated local artists with a home-made chili contest, hot apple cider and seasonal baked goods for sale

  • A volunteer based, community event

  • A safe annual Halloween tradition based in celtic and indigenous roots that appeals to both adults and children

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Pre Events

In the days leading up to The Halloween Journey, we invite community members to join in some fun pre-events to help us prepare for the big day! 


Treasure-Making Party

(13 aND OLDER)

dates and times tbd

Taking place at the Pine Hill Community Center located at 287 Main Street, Pine Hill, NY. Make paper lanterns and prepare secret hand-made treasures and natural treats for children to receive in their trick-or-treat bags from characters in The Halloween Journey. Pumpkin-Carving Party (all ages)


Pumpkin Carving Party


dates and times tbd

Help carve the 100 pumpkins donated by local farms which will line the trail of The Halloween Journey. Seasonal snacks provided.

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Tickets are cheaper when you order them in advance! General Admission and VIP passes available below!


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