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Oct 30 , 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Come celebrate the last day of our 2016 visiting season. Join us Sunday, October 30 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for an all-ages fall festival at the Sanctuary!

Buy Tickets

Advance tickets: $10 adults/$5 kids

Tickets at the door: $15 adults/$10 kids OR wear a costume on the day of the celebration and get $5 off the door price!


Donuts from Peaceful Provisions

Hot chocolate, candy, desserts and other vegan eats and sweet treats available from our food vendors: The BunnoliFogwood & Fig, Gone Pie Bakery, Lagusta’s Luscious, Monk’s Food Co.Peaceful Provisions, Riverdel, Samosa ShackYeah Dawg!!!Veggie Oasis, Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 5.18.17 PMand more!


      • Hayrides around the sanctuary property

      • Painting pumpkins with the talented team from Paws for Cause

      • Trick-or-treating for vegan candies from Smarties, Surf Sweets, and other delicious treats at our rescued animal barns

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      • Offer pumpkins and fall snacks to our rescued turkeys, pigs and over 340 animal residents

      • Bounce house, face-painting and life-size photo stand-ins—fun for all ages!

*Please note: There will be NO formal tours on this festival day, but there will be plenty of opportunities to give treats, visit the barns and learn about our rescued animal residents.



Traveling by car? Directions to the Sanctuary can be found here.

Our new location also makes it easy to visit via public transportation! Bus and taxi options are available, and there will be a free sanctuary shuttle for this event departing hourly from the New Paltz Trailways bus station.

(More details in ticket – a yellow school bus will pick up starting at 11:45am on Prospect Street across from the bus station.)

Overnight accommodations

Don’t live locally but would still like to attend? No problem! Make a weekend trip out of your visit to the Sanctuary. We’ve put together a great list of nearby overnight accommodations.

Special thanks to Lori Gross of Deeper Wellness Massage.

Special thanks to our sweet treat sponsors at:

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