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Thursday, October 31

Ghost Hunt

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side+ Google Map

Spot some spooks and banish some banshees at CMOM’s first annual ghost hunt. Create a tool of your own design and capture ghosts all over the museum to unveil a secret message.

Free with museum admission
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Halloween Day at Sugar Hill

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th street Harlem/Upper Manhattan+ Google Map

Visit this interactive children's museum on Halloween day for fun, spooky stories and costume making.

Free with museum admission
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Halloween Fashion Parade

October 31 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
58th Street Library
127 East 58th Street+ Google Map

The 58th St Library invites infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to a Halloween party where the kids can boogie to Halloween themed music and show off their costumes.

FREE
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Spooky stART Studio

October 31 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA)
102 Charlton Street Soho/Tribeca/LES

Celebrate Halloween with a special spooky version of stART drop-in plus tricks and treats. Join in costume for a special glow-in-the-dark art experience with stART Teaching Artists as they create a spooky (but kooky!) haunted house. Stay and explore the Children's Museum of The Arts after for $6 more and make a monster opera in the sound booth plus other seasonal art projects.

$30/family
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Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Wizarding/Halloween Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Metropolitan Museum Of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street+ Google Map

Have you seen the bust of the Voldemort look-alike at the Met? Discover connections like this in an interactive ‘wizarding’ tour in the magical Metropolitan Museum inspired by the Harry Potter books. See spaces, places and objects similar to those in the books, from part of an actual castle to depictions of mythical creatures like griffins and dragons. All October tours have a Halloween spin. Includes scavenger hunts, creative activities, fun items to take home and lots of fascinating information.…

$48/adults, $37/ages 11 & under
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Trick or Treat at SHOWFIELDS 

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
SHOWFIELDS
11 Bond Street+ Google Map

All brand spaces at this three-story experiential retail store will be stocked with candy and special treats. Costumes and curiosity are encouraged. Plus find a hidden slide, then touch smell, eat, and test products and artwork led by actors with a story in the immersive House of Showfields. Also get illustrative and avant-garde face painting from L’or de Seraphine (3-7 pm) and take photos in displays of candy art by robynblair.

FREE
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Halloween at Industry City

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry City
220 36th Street Brooklyn+ Google Map

Visit the (delicious) Industry City Food Hall between 12pm – 2pm to get your portrait taken and to enter to win a goodie bag from the IC Makers Guild, IC food vouchers or festive skull treats from One Girl Cookies. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative, scariest and best all around costumes. Also make a Halloween craft with Project Kid. Head to the Frying Pan for Halloween fun with an 80’s twist - 1980’s horror films + music…

FREE
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CMOM’s Halloween

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side+ Google Map

Celebrate Halloween at CMOM with a musical Halloween costume runway and dance party, ghost hunts, abnormal and possibly spooky dishes, ghost slime workshops and costume accessory making.

Free with museum admission
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Spooky City: Fifth Annual Halloween Party

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street Upper East Side+ Google Map

Wear your costume and “trick or treat” on a spooky New York scavenger hunt, make fun Halloween themed accessories, and show off your moves at a deejayed monster mash dance party.

Free with museum admission
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Trick or Treat at 305 West End Assisted Living

October 31 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Stop by senior residence 305 West End Avenue for trick or treating. Seniors would love to have some little attendees in cute costumes. All ages welcome. Space is limited, please RSVP.

FREE
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Harlem Grown’s Halloween Festival

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harlem Grown Urban Farm
118 West 134th Street Harlem/Upper Manhattan+ Google Map

Celebrate the season with some spooky fun on an urban farm, Face painting, wicked arts and crafts, candied apples, a haunted house, and more. Open to all ages.

FREE
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Greenwich Village Children’s Halloween Parade

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Washington Square Park
5th Avenue & Washington Square North+ Google Map

Gather by the Washington Square Arch at 3 pm for a less crowded and crazy version of the evening's parade. Free trick-or-treat bags, performances, games, and rides will await the children after the parade on West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street.

FREE
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Trick-Or-Treat Throughout Chelsea Market

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chelsea Market
75 9th Avenue Chelsea/Meatpacking+ Google Map

Trick-Or-Treat throughout the thoroughly decorated Chelsea Market (plus lots of options for non-candy food).

FREE
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Trick-or-Treat at a Senior Center

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The West 74th Street Residence
300 Amsterdam at West 74th Street+ Google Map

Trick or treat at a friendly senior center! The seniors would love to see your costumes, and you'll stay dry. Please RSVP on Eventbrite. All ages welcome. Stroller friendly.

FREE
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BioBus Afterschool Science Hour: Halloween Party

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute
609 West 129th Street Harlem/Upper Manhattan+ Google Map

Stop by BioBase Harlem along your trick-or-treat route. The BioBus Scientists will be serving up candy and science. Children, families, and afterschool programs are invited to explore using research microscopes in our community laboratory and try Spook-tacular Science.

FREE
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Trick-or-Treat with East Midtown

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tramway Plaza
Second Avenue between East 59th & 60th Streets Midtown+ Google Map

Pick up a free bag, get your face painted, snap a spooky photo, enter a costume contest and more on the plaza outside 919 3rd Avenue (at East 56th Street) and then head out to collect treats at participating local businesses (map online). Bring gently used Halloween costume donations for, ‘Ween Dream, a nonprofit that provides free costumes to kids in need.

FREE
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Halloween Boo Bash

October 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Randall’s Island
20 Randall’s Island Park Upper East Side+ Google Map

Visit Randall’s Island to prepare for your evening Halloween adventure. Do some crafts, play games and enjoy some candy (while supplies last). Costumes encouraged.

FREE
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Halloween Block Parties

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Residents and businesses on certain NYC blocks go all out every year for Halloween, with serious decorations, no car traffic, haunted apartments and lots of candy for trick or treaters (plus some scary crowds). - West 69th Street between Columbus and Central Park West - West 78th Street between Columbus & Amsterdam - West 87th Street between West End Avenue & Riverside - West 90th street between Columbus & Amsterdam - West 95th Street between Columbus & Central Park West…

FREE
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DUMBOween

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join DUMBO's annual march to the arch followed by crafts, costumes, contests, live music, and candy in the archway. At 4:30 pm, Jim Munson of Brooklyn Roasting Company (25 Jay St) regales visitors with the story of the Jack-O-Lantern. Then, costumed characters leave Brooklyn Roasting Co and parade through DUMBO's streets en route to the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, for a concert by the Funkrust Brass Band, hands-on arts & crafts with Creatively WILD Art Studi, a Photobooth, prizes…

FREE
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Con-spook-atory 2019

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 Seventh Avenue Brooklyn+ Google Map

Scary sounds, terrifying tempos, insane instruments and frightening faculty! On your way to trick-or-treating, stop by the Conservatory for a haunted garden, spooky musical performances, candy and other ghastly giveaways.

FREE
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Trick-or-Treat at Willow Towers

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Willow Towers
355 Pelham Road+ Google Map

Senior residence Willow Towers is having a Halloween party and the seniors would love  to have some little attendees in cute costumes. Room to dance and play and lots of candy. All ages welcome. Stroller friendly.

FREE
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Tricks and Treats

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bryant Park
42nd Street & Fifth Avenue Midtown+ Google Map

Celebrate Halloween with magic tricks, face painting, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, scary stories with Cali Co Cat and a monster mash. Come in costume, pick up a free trick-or-treat tote, and visit select Holiday Shops in the just-opened Winter Village for treats. Also take a spin on the charming Le Carrousel ($3).

FREE
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BAMboo!

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

BAM’s annual free Halloween block party returns, features music, carnival games, arts and crafts, stilt walkers, roaming artists, costume contest, and a candy giveaway.

FREE
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Pip’s Island: The Lighthouse Rescue Halloween Shows

October 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pip’s Island
400 West 42nd Street+ Google Map

In this immersive theatrical adventure, kids and their families to become part of an empowering journey to save a mystical Island and its inhabitants from darkness. Actors guide young explorers through extravagantly designed spaces featuring live performers, puppets, interactive set pieces and animated characters, where they face fun interactive challenges and help the story unfold. Cast spells on a witch’s cauldron to conjure up a personalized free brownie with ingredients like fairy dust, dragon scales, and moonstones.

$33 with code SP50OFF
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Korean Mask Dance

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd. Queens+ Google Map

Celebrate Halloween with Korean mask dance. Make masks at a 6 pm workshop, followed by a dance workshop at 7 pm and continues with a dance performance featuring a unique blend of costumes, realistic masks, and live orchestra at 8 pm. Plus enjoy Korean candy.  

$16/adults, $10/students & kids
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