NEW YORK, NY — It"s hard to think it"s currently upon us. Yet sure enough, right here it comes, less than 2 weeks indigenous fruition, the finest holiday of castle all: Halloweeeeen! and also no one walk the creepiest, crawliest, freakiest, deakiest work of the year better than new York City. (Take THAT, Tacoma!)
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10/22 TOMPKINS SQUARE HALLOWEEN DOG PARADE
CNN calls it "the biggest dog costume parade in the world. Carry your pooch and also compete for prizes! When: Saturday, 10/22, Noon come 3.m. Where: Tomkins Square Park, East village
10/23 BLEECKER PLAYGROUND CHILDREN"S FESTIVAL
Lots that kid-friendly entertainment at this one, with a puppet show and magician and a fun "Thriller"-theme dance, yet the star attraction is the kids costume parade. Come to watch or march! When: Saturday, 10/23, 10 a.m. To 3 p.m. (parade participants line up at 9:45 a.m. Sharp). Where: Bleecker Playground
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10/29 CONEY ISLAND CHILDREN"S HALLOWEEN PARADE
For the 7th year in a row, kids in costumes take end the Coney Island Boardwalk for Halloween! Live entertainment, giveaways, goodie bags, and also trick-or-treating! Plus, the first 1,500 registrants obtain a totally free two-hour entry to Luna Park. When: Saturday, 10/29, at 10 a.m. Where: Riegelmann Boardwalk, Coney Island
10/30 CENTRAL PARK HALLOWEEN PARADE and PUMPKIN FLOTILLA
A costume parade, face-painting, pumpkin-carving demonstrations and also a live bat presentation (!) bring Halloween to central Park. It all finishes at twilight through the signature Pumpkin Flotilla. When: Sunday, 10/30, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Where: Charles A. Dana exploration Center, central Park
10/31 VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE
The grandaddy of castle all! because 1973, the ideal place to endure the insanity that Halloween in NYC. When: Monday, 10/31, 7 to 11 p.m. (Show up prior to 9 p.m. To march.) Where: Sixth Avenue, Greenwich village (meet in ~ Canal and Sixth Ave.
10/31 HALLOWEEN 313/CLINTON HILL HALLOWEEN WALK
A ar tradition for 23 years, the Halloween 313 is much less parade and an ext pageant - a 30-minute live show that runs continuously throughout the evening - coinciding with an arranged trick-or-treat walk through Clinton Hill. When: Monday, 10/31, 5 to 9 p.m. Where: 313 Clinton avenue (NOT Clinton STREET), Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
HAUNTED HOUSES and TOURS
NOW THRU 10/31 BLOOD MANOR
NYC"s premier haunted house returns! When: Now with Halloween night, various times (closed Mondays except 10/31). Where: 163 Varick Street, SoHo
Three "zones" of out frightfest encompass the above tractor-driven Haunted Hayride, a pitch-black maze filled through ghouls, and also a theatre Macabre, in which gibbs portray legendary scenes native horror movies with audience members together the victims! When: Thursday v Sunday and also Monday, 10/31, 7 to 11 p.m. Where: 20 Randall"s Island Park
The high-tech gravesend Haunted Hotel is earlier for its 17th year ~ above the campus that the new York City college of an innovation in Brooklyn. When: Thursday through Saturday, 10/21 v 10/29, and also Monday 10/31, until 9 p.m. Where: Voorhees Hall, 186 Jay Street, on the City tech campus
Now for something a little different. Tourism the cathedral crypt that St. John the divine or see a screening of The cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) v live organ accompaniment! When: Friday, 10/28, and Saturday, 10/29, at miscellaneous times. Where: The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, upper West side
Follow the fort Totten Park ranger on a tour of the historical Water Battery through a spooky Halloween flavor. When: Friday, 10/28, and also Saturday, 10/29, 6:30 come 8:30 p.m. Where: Fort Totten Park, Bayside, emperors
10/21 i FEEL: THE GILDED CAGE
Get your Halloween off to a bang with this all-night costume rave, special deep-house sounds and a neighborhood of like-minded artists all set for a tiny Halloween escapism. When: Friday, Oct. 21, 10 p.m. Come 6 a.m. Where: Brooklyn. (Location listed to ticket to buy only.) How Much: $30 and also up.
10/21, 10/22, 10/28, 10/29
"STRANGER THINGS" template PARTIES
The Netflix struggle Stranger Things is taking over the season with, yes, THREE different theme-costume parties. Therefore here"s your chance to execute a small cosplay as your favorite character from the Upside Down.
Stranger points at lot 45: When: Friday, 10/21, Saturday, 10/22, and also Sunday, 10/23, 10 p.m. To 2 a.m. Where: Bushwick, Brooklyn
Stranger things With Candy: When: Friday, 10/28, 10:30 p.m. Where: Littlefield power + arts Space, Gowanus, Brooklyn
Stranger points Masquarade Macabre: When: Saturday, 10/29, at 9pm.Where: Gemini and also Scorpio (private events room in Gowanus; contact the venue because that location). How much: tickets $20 to $30.
10/28 CROSSROADS: A HAUNTED MASQUERADE
A very cool concept: A masquerade sphere with a built-in choose-your-own adventure. Live musical acts overview you through. Invest extra because that a costumed pre-game in Brooklyn and spooky bus ride come the venue. When: Friday, 10/28, 7 p.m. To 4 a.m. Where: Paper factory Hotel, lengthy Island City, kings
10/28 WORLD"S END
A totally immersive, costumes-mandatory rave experience with the layout of society"s downfall and also post-apocalypic resurrection! presented by Babel and also House that Yes. What"s not to love? When: Friday, 10/28, 10 p.m. To 6 a.m. Where: Some an enig location in Bushwick to be announced when you purchase your tickets. How much: $85 and also up.
Watch Halloween-themed and horror movies in bed next to other folks, also in beds! Tickets encompass a bed because that at least two people and also a snack package. When: Friday, 10/28, v Monday, 10/31, with screenings transparent the day and evening. Where: The conventional High heat Hotel, Meatpacking ar
10/29 BANG ON! WAREHOUSE PARTY
Party "til the break of dawn v two stages of live turntables, costumes, a zip-line and also other Halloween craziness in a new top-secret warehouse ar with 30-foot ceilings. When: Saturday, 10/29, 10 p.m. To 6 a.m.Where: Near Wyckoff and Dekalb, Bushwick
10/29 "GAME the THRONES" COSTUME PARTY
Get her Halloween on the Westeros method at this rooftop design template party at Haven, atop the Sanctuary Hotel. Come dressed together your favourite Targaryen! When: Saturday, 10/29, 10 p.m. Come 2 a.m. Where: Sanctuary Hotel, Midtown
10/29 PHANTASMAGOREY - THE HAUNTED BALLROOM
The Grand possibility Hall, through its soaring 45-foot ceilings, is transformed right into a spooky bacchanalia the yesteryear. Dance, mingle, and also even imbibe a little absinthe through "spirits native the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries." When: Saturday, 10/29, 10 p.m. Where: Grand possibility Hall, Park Slope, Brooklyn
10/29 PEX HALLOWEEN BALL
Calling all Philly/Jersey crazies! (Or NYers feather to obtain out of town)! Party on a Battleship at the 11th annual PEX Halloween round presented through Philadelphia Experiment, featuring more than twenty live acts and also 120-ton weapons pointed in ~ Philly, simply in case! When: Saturday, 10/29, 10 p.m. To 4 a.m. Where: Battleship brand-new Jersey, Camden, NJ
10/31 official HALLOWEEN PARADE AFTERPARTY
After you"ve spooked the hell out of all those parade-watchers (or been spooked by the parade-marchers!), head on end to Webster hall for hours of Halloween debauchery. When: Monday, 10/31, 8 p.m. Where: Webster Hall, 11th Street in the East village
10/31 THE SALON: HALLOWEEN STOMP
The fourth yearly hot jazz "n" totter Halloween party functions three floors that live music, burlesque, and also go-go. Dance, drink, eat, party. Come in costume or else! When: Monday, 10/31, 7 p.m. To 1 a.m. Where: The DL, 95 Delancy Street, Lower eastern Side
FOR THE KIDS
NOW v 10/30 HALLOWEEN HARVEST in ~ LUNA PARK
Luna Park kicks it up a notch because that the holiday through themed karaoke, creepy crafts, a kids dance party, spooky storytelling, and tons of various other family-friendly entertainment. When: Weekends native Noon to 6 p.m. Where: Luna Park, Coney Island
NOW through 10/30 PUMPKIN choose AT DECKER FARM
Visit the historical 1800s Decker farm - tourism the farmhouse, take a hayride, and wander the corn stalk maze. And take house a pumpkin! When: Weekends 11 a.m. To 4 p.m. Where: Decker farm yard at historic Richmond Town, Staten Island
NOW v 10/30 BOO at THE ZOO
The Bronx Zoo gets in the Halloween soul with every sorts of fun activities, consisting of pumpkin carving, magic shows, a hay maze, and also a parade that illuminated jack-o-lanterns. When: Weekends 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. Where: The Bronx Zoo
NOW v 10/31 HANSEL and GRETEL"S HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE
The sweden Cottage in central Park is constantly a group favorite among the under-8 set. This season, don"t miss out on a distinct holiday present following our favourite brother-and-sister team ~ above a Halloween-themed wire of misadventures! When: Seven work a week in the morning and early afternoon, watch website for complete list of showtimes. Where: sweden Cottage Marionette Theatre, main Park
Visit the beautiful tide Hill windy Gardens in the Bronx because that a weekend of wonder stories, live music, and especially seminars on exactly how to tiny woodland dwellings for fairies and your very own magic wand! When: Saturday, 10/22, and also Sunday, 10/23, 9 a.m. To 5:30 p.m. Where: Wave Hill publicly Gardens
10/29 HAUNTED to walk + same IN possibility PARK
Tons of household fun, with a haunted walk, scary storytelling ($3 argued donation), spooky carousel rides ($2 each), and also a re-investigation that the creepy critters in the zoo. When: Saturday (10/29), Noon come 5 p.m. Where: In various locations within prospect Park, Brooklyn
10/29 HALLOWEEN HARVEST at SOCRATES SCULPTURE GARDEN
Pitch in ~ above a cooperation sculpture. Get your challenge painted. Hear a spooky story. Contend in a costume competition, for people and canines. Halloween fun for all, pets included: there is a "harvest pet blessing" from city Shaman Mama Donna at 2pm. When: Saturday, 10/29, 11 a.m. Come 3 p.m. Where: Socrates Sculpture Garden, Astoria, kings
10/29 ft TOTTEN HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL
Family-oriented Halloween fun includes games, inflatable rides, crafts, a costume contest, hay rides, a pumpkin carolannpeacock.com, and also goodie bags. When: Saturday, 10/29, Noon come 3 p.m. Where: Fort Totten Park, Bayside, emperors
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