Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, our annual Roosevelt Island Halloween Parade and Extravaganza has been cancelled. However, the Communications and Community Affairs department is offering a spooky alternative to our in-person festivities and invites you all to follow our social media platforms for some ghoulish fun!
Starting on Monday, Oct. 26th, through Saturday, Oct. 31st, RIOC hosts Halloween Virtual Parade Week! We will be posting a different theme for each day of the week and encourage everyone to share pictures of yourself, friends, family, and pets costumed in the theme of the day, tagging RIOC and using the hashtag #RIHalloween2020. You can follow RIOC at Instagram @Rooseveltislandrioc, Twitter @Riocny and Facebook @Riocny.
The themes for Halloween Virtual Parade Week:
Monday, Oct. 26th- Career Costume Day
Tuesday, Oct. 27th- Historical Figures Day
Wednesday, Oct. 28th- Superhero/ Comic Book Day
Thursday, Oct. 29th- Horror Day
Friday, Oct. 30th- Pop Culture Day
Saturday, Oct. 31st- Anything Goes Day
Please continue to adhere to New York State guidelines for COVID-19. Remember to wear face coverings, maintain six feet in distance from others, and always wash your hands.
Roosevelt Islanders always represent in amazing costumes. We look forward to seeing all your great photos!