Eight Frighteningly Fun Ways To Celebrate Halloween in and around NYC
Halloween is right around the corner and we can’t let the kiddies have all of the fun. There are always great things going on during and around the holiday that it only seemed right to list some of the must-attend events. Feel free to check out some or all of these great Halloween activities.
1. The Springs Presents Walk of Fear
The Springs (224 Franklin St in Greenpoint) launched an immersive haunted experience called Walk of Fear, open now through October 31st on Friday & Saturday from 6pm — Midnight, and Sunday — Thursday from 6pm — 11pm. Expect ominous lighting, creepy vignettes and entertainment that will leave you thirsty for The Springs’ new fall cocktails. Cost of entry is one drink minimum per person. Halloween cocktails and slushies include Zombie Blood with Spring 44 Gin, Blue Curacao, Passion Fruit Cordial and a Blue Sugar Rim and the Blood & Sands Slushie with Monkey Shoulder Scotch, Cherry Liquor, Antica Sweet Vermouth, and Orange Juice, and the Pumpkin Crush Slushie with High West Bourbon, Pumpkin Spice. For more information, visit thesprings-bk.com
2. Vashtie Presents: 1992 Halloween Party at Schimanski
Vashtie is bringing her iconic 1992 Party to Schimanski in Brooklyn (54 N 11th Street) for a 90’s Halloween beginning at 9pm. Since 2006 Vashtie’s parties have attracted all party-goers and especially 80’s and 90’s babies looking to really party like it’s 1992. Entry is 21+ and for tables email email@example.com. General Admission tickets are $20 and can be purchased by visiting, eventbrite.com/e/vashtie-presents-1992-halloween-party-tickets-75894551647
3. Grand Bazaar NYC’s Scary Bazaar
Don’t be afraid to visit NYC’s biggest and scariest weekly market, Grand Bazaar NYC (100 W 77th Street), as is transforms for Halloween into a “Scary Bazaar” on Sunday, October 27th from 10am-5:30pm. Get your scare on and expect to be greeted by creepy crawly and ghostly decorations, and explore the 140+ spooky vendors — many in costume — indoors and outdoors. There will be a fantastic selection of scary sweet treats from artisanal food vendors to celebrate one of the most fun days of the Bazaar. For more information, visit: grandbazaarnyc.org/events/scary-bazaar/
4. Tomorrowland and DEG Presents: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike — Garden of Madness
As the Halloween events come to an end, kick-off November with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, in partnership with Tomorrowland, as they bring their famed Garden of Madness spectacle to the United States for an exclusive one-off show at The New York Expo Center on Saturday, November 2nd at 9pm. Co-produced by DEG Presents as part of their Fearhouse event series, this debut U.S. edition of Garden of Madness will be the Belgian brothers only event of its type in the country in 2019. General Admission is now $89 and can be purchased by visiting: eventbrite.com/e/tomorrowland-presents-dimitri-vegas-like-mike-garden-of-madness-tickets-70773566643?aff=clientSite#tickets
5. There’s a $1000 Cash Prize at Zeppelin Hall’s Halloween Party
Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City will host a Halloween party on Saturday, October 26th with a costume contest worth dressing up for. Top prize will take home $1,000 in cold, hard cash. The party, which kicks off at 9pm, will have a live DJ and free admission. Zeppelin Hall is located at 88 Liberty View Drive and more information can be found by visiting zeppelinhall.com
6. Fall For These Halloween Specials at Roof at Park South
Prices will drop on drinks by a dollar a day at Roof at Park South (125 E 27th Street) beginning on Tuesday, October 22nd for Avion 44 and Avion Anejo Margaritas, Rose and frozen drinks. Canned beers and Hot Toddies, made with Bookers or Hakushu will decrease by $1 every day from 10/27 until Halloween, which is when prices will hit rock bottom with $6 Margaritas, $5 Rose, $3 canned beers and $8 Hot Toddies. That means, Roof at Park South will be one of the most affordable ways to spend 10/31. From 5pm to midnight, stop by for dirt cheap drinks to pour one out for the roof’s killer 2019 run. And like any great Halloween villain, they’ll be back next year.
7. Ghosts, Zombies and Witches Unite at Slate’s Halloween Weekend
Kick off Halloween weekend at Slate (54 W 21st St) with their Celebrity Graveyard and Zombie Apocalypse Halloween parties. Party with your favorite celebs from beyond the grave on Friday, October 25th at 9pm, Early Bird tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting: eventbrite.com/e/slate-nys-celebrity-graveyard-halloween-party-tickets-74871700271. Dance with the living dead for the Zombie Apocalypse on Saturday, October 26th at 9pm, Early Bird tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting: eventbrite.com/e/slate-nys-zombie-apocalypse-halloween-party-tickets-74127618703. Ticket purchases include a vodka open bar for one hour between 9pm and 10pm.
8. Have a Spook-tacular Night at The Milleridge Halloween Village
Here’s something to scream about! The Milleridge Halloween Village (585 North Broadway) in Jericho is open every weekend in October on Friday from 6pm — 10pm, Saturday from 1pm — 11pm and Sunday from 12pm — 6pm, weather permitting. Enter their haunted house or escape room at your own risk. Get a look into your future with one of the village’s fortune-tellers and enjoy family-friendly attractions like the pumpkin patch. Magicians, face painter, stilt walkers and fire eaters will be on hand to entertain. The Milleridge Halloween Village was created for men, women and children of all ages and more information can be found by visiting: milleridgeinn.com