Cititour 2023 NYC Halloween Guide

October 24, 2023, 7:26.37 pm ET  

Photo: All The Devils Are Here                                                                         

Here are some of the spooky events taking place in New York City for Halloween.

Come dressed as your favorite villain, Shakespeare or otherwise, to the Saturday, October 28th 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, October 29th at 3pm; and Tuesday, October 31st at 7pm (Halloween) performances of All The Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented The Villain to celebrate Halloween. After each of these performances, actor Patrick Page will choose a winner to receive a photo opportunity in your winning costume and signed and personalized special limited gifts from the show. Additionally, fans can use the code HALLOWEEN for a discount on performances from 10/26-10/31. Pricing: $79, $89, $109 (reg price $119/$129).

Halloween wouldn't be the same without the Village Halloween Parade in NYC.  Come in costume or just watch.

Visit Loreley’s Halloween Haunted Beer Garden if you dare with pumpkin kegs and Magic Potion Margaritas.

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LB33 is hosting the Haunt on 33rd featuring an enchanted seance where mixology and mystic rituals intertwine with sultry sounds. The dress is Victorian Vampire Glam. Presented by Casa Innovacion. 

Head to the campy, yet sinister, Halloween Party at newly opened Paradise Lost in the East Village with burlesque, ritual sacrifice activations and more.

The Whitney is hosting spooky events for kids as well as teens.

At Chelsea Market, you will find pumpkin carving, along with trick or treating and circus performers.

Put on your skates and head to Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco will host Zombie Soul Train on Oct 27 from 7-10pm.

Photo: Mayhem Mansion Halloween Ball                                                                 

Nightlife Queen Susanne Bartsch has a never-ending supply of treats in store for you and all of your tricks this Halloween! Join Bartsch and iconic nightlife producer Matt Kovalsky on Saturday, October 28, 2023 as they unveil an unforgettable Halloween spectacle, Mayhem Mansion Halloween Ball, within the opulent confines of a secret New York City mansion. Brace yourself for an evening of “diabolical delights as witches, clowns, hoes, dolls and all of the Bartschland freaks converge for a spellbinding extravaganza” the likes of Midtown has never seen before. The festivities begin at 10 PM and will continue on through the witching hour – 4 AM at The Mansion at the Park Central Hotel (870 7th Ave). Tickets start at $28.77 and are available online here.

Pig Beach Queens is hosting a Halloween Pig Out with music, candy and trinkets, and of course BBQ Ribs.

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Pando Park and Pando 39 are teaming up with renowned cookbook author, recipe developer, and content creator, Jason Goldstein (@chophappy) to create Halloween treats on Oct 31.  The restaurants will feature two of Chop Happy's Halloween creations including his viral Pumpkin Sandwich Cake ($9) and his Candied Apple Bites ($7).

It’s not too late to hit up Greg’s Pumpkin Patch which will remain open through October 31st. When falls there’s a DJ with beer and wine.

BAM will host its annual Halloween event BamBoo! with costumes and trick or treating on October 31st. 

The Museum of Natural History will be hosting its Halloween Celebration on October 26th with cartoon characters and performances by Big Apple Circus, magician Robert Austin, and the Gazillion Bubble Show.

The South Street Seaport Museum is hosting Halloween workshops where you can create spooky bat origami bats and other creatures of the dark.

It’s not a trick! Put your superstitions aside this October and enjoy a sweet treat from The Kraken Rum. For this spooky season only, the delightfully dark rum brand has partnered with New York’s Dough Donuts to offer a taste of the forbidden depths in dessert form. The Kraken Dark Donut is available through October 31 at Dough Donuts locations across New York City, including: Flatiron, Rockefeller Center, Time Out Market, Brooklyn, Astoria, Urbanspace Vanderbilt and Smorgasburg. The boozy donughnuts are also available for nationwide shipping via Goldbelly.

At Historic Richmondtown you can visit a pumpkin patch, take a hayride and do some pumpkin chucking through October 29.

The Bronx Zoo's Pumpkin Nights runs through Oct 29 featuring an animal-themed illuminated jack o'lantern trail. While there you can also visit Boo at the Zoo

Central Park hosts its Halloween on the Harlem Meer with pumpkin floats on Oct 26 from 4-7pm. Come in costume!

On Oct 29, Queens County Farm Museum will be hosting Halloween on the Farm featuring the Amazing Maize Maze, Monster Mash Dancing, Spooky Farmhouse and more.

Madame Toussaud’s is hosting a haunted holiday night at the wax museum if you dare. It costs $4K for 2 guests.

Photo: Terrorvision                                                                                          

If you are looking for a real scare, try Terrorvision in Times Square.

Cortland Park will host a Howl-O-Ween Pup Parade and Costume contest on Oct 28. 

You can also take your pooch to Dog Day Halloween on Oct 28 at the Washington Square Park Dog Run, also featuring a dog parade and costume contest.

Brooklyn's Vineapple is also hosting a Howl-O -Ween costume contest on Halloween with a special gift basket as the grand prize. The judging ends at 5pm.

Click here for more Halloween Parties for kids and adults. 

Happy Halloween!


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