Photograph Courtesy of the Friends of Governors Island

While you may still be deciding what to wear for Halloween this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Halloween events happening in New York City. From family friendly festivals and pumpkin picking spots to late night romps and an intimate concert with bizarre instruments, here are our Untapped Halloween Picks for 2018:

16. Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition

Photograph by Dan Cole, Courtesy of the Center for Architecture

Watch New York City-based architecture firms like Weiss/Manfredi, SITU and Rogers Partners, compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin Prize by carving incredible pumpkin structures at Archtober’s second annual Pumpkitecture competition! After a live carving session, contestants will defend their designs to a panel of jurors who will crown the winner. Guests will get to vote for the People’s Pumpkin and enjoy festive food and beverages while watching the competition unfold. This exciting event is part of Archtober, New York City’s month-long celebration of design and architecture.

Pumpkitecture! will take place at the Center For Architecture on October 26th. The carving will last from 6:15p.m. to 7:30p.m. The event ends at 8:00p.m. Tickets are $15 for the general public, but if you are an Untapped Cities Insider, you can attend this event for free courtesy of our partner, Archtober.

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