It’s that time of the year again! Break out those leggings and UGG boots and get ready to snatch up some pumpkin spice lattes because Halloween is right around the corner. And with Halloween comes all the fun and fabulous things that come with the holiday: parades, shows, movies and, most importantly, the parties. With an amazing lineup of events that we have for Halloween NYC, get ready for your Instagram to blow up as you post nonstop photos of all your sexy and unforgettable nights out.
Halloween Club and Bar Crawls
Get yourself in a trending costume, like Ghosted or a fragile millennial, and get ready to show it off on the dance floor. Join NY Club Crawls for the best Halloween Bar Crawl NYC can offer, with the choice of your location: Midtown or Lower East Side. Your club crawl pass gets you into three of the hottest clubs and bars in the location. You also get an hour of premium shelf open bar at one of the locations while partying to a top DJ to some amazing music that will get you dancing until morning.
A Wasabassco Halloween Costume Party Burlesque
Photo Credit: Wasabassco
Wasabassco is one of the best burlesque troupes you can see, and they’ll be taking over City Winery Saturday night to add some spice to your Halloween. The burlesque dancers will don all the frills, laces and sequins and give a seductive performance for the evening, which includes music and food. Guests can come in costume to get a chance to win a prize in their costume contest for this Halloween Party.
Photo Credit: @inthedreammachine
Want to fill your ‘Gram with some Insta-worthy photos in front of some crazy backdrops? The Nightmare Machine throws in some ghoulish backdrops, such as coffins, headstones, alien abductions and more, all perfect for bringing out your inner phobias. Come in costume, get your phones ready for a selfie and enjoy this unique haunted house experience.
Photo Credit: City Cinemas
We know Alfred Hitchcock is iconic for all things thrills and chills. If you’re in the mood for a perfect Halloween throwback movie, City Cinemas’ got you. Spend your Thursday nights all October long watching some of his most famous movies, or head there on Halloween day to catch the most famous Hitchcock film, Psycho.
Dirty Circus: Halloween
A little dirty humor with a lot of risque acts, such as aerial dancers, burlesque performers, and more gives you the House of Yes Dirty Circus. This particular show gives a Halloween spin, with just a bit more costume and a lot more action. Some acts may get a little wet with an option to sit in the Splash Zone. There’s also a very special seat, which gives you the best view of the show from a clawfoot tub.
Sleep No More + Inferno at the McKittrick Hotel
One of the most talked about shows in NYC, the McKittrick Hotel offers a jam-packed night during Halloween. Sleep No More is a unique interactive theatrical experience that is based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The stage takes place across several floors, in which you are free to start on any floor or in any room you want. Character actors will be performing throughout the entire time. You’re free to follow the actors around or explore all the props and settings to make sense of everything, which will give an unforgettable take on the Shakespearean classic. In addition to Sleep No More is the Inferno costume party. Come as a witch, vampire or any other deviant of the night time to get the full experience of this Halloween Party.
Village Halloween Parade
The Village Halloween Parade has been going on 45 years strong, being one of the most famous Halloween Parade NYC has to offer. The theme this year will be “I AM a Robot!,” which will bring over thousands of people marching in the parade, along with puppets, dancers, artists, floats and more.
The Rise of Jack O'Lanterns
Old Westbury Gardens is the spot one of the most renowned Long Island Halloween events. The Rise of Jack O’Lanterns offers a wooded path at night where you can walk through hundreds of carefully carved pumpkins that are done with impressive artistry. The pumpkin carvings include a 40-foot dragon, a life-sized fire truck, famous movie scenes and more. Afterwards, you can kick back beneath the stars to some apple cider and cider donuts.