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4th Annual Great Jack O'Lantern Spectacular Sail at Belmont Lake State Park on Saturday, October 29

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NYS Parks is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Great Jack-o’-Lantern Spectacular Sail on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Belmont Lake State Park.

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Jack-o’-Lanterns will set sail at approximately 6:00PM.

Photo by: Pascal Montsma, via Free Images.

North Babylon, NY - September 28, 2016 - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Great Jack-o’-Lantern Spectacular Sail on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Belmont Lake State Park. Festivities begin at 3:00PM; the Jack-o’-Lanterns will set sail at approximately 6:00PM.

This event is sponsored by the Natural Heritage Trust and Connoisseur Media Long Island (WALK 97.5, K98.3, 103.1 MAXFM, 94.3 The Shark, 1100 &1370am WHLI). Corporate contributors include North Atlantic Canoe and Kayak, Inc., Adventureland and Long Island Children Museum.

Participation in the Jack-o’-Lantern Spectacular Sail is limited to the first 60 carved pumpkins.

Pumpkins must be between the size of a soccer ball and a basketball and must be dropped off on the day of the event between 10:00am and 2:00pm. In addition, to the Jack-o’-Lantern Sail, there will be a kid friendly spooky house, balloon twisting, arts and crafts, trick or treating, Frankenstein on stilts, games and more. Everyone is welcome to join this spooky celebration.

For more information and participation guidelines, please call Belmont Lake State Park at (631) 667-5055 or the Long Island State Park, Region Recreation Department at (631) 321-3510 weekdays from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 65 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $1.9 billion in economic activity annually and supports 20,000 jobs. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com.