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Thursday, October 31
Visit this interactive children's museum on Halloween day for fun, spooky stories and costume making.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trick-Or-Treat throughout the thoroughly decorated Chelsea Market (plus lots of options for non-candy food).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The annual Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade starts at 14th Street and 7th Avenue at 6:30 pm, heads north on 7th Avenue, turns left on 3rd Street and ends in J.J. Byrne Playground at the Old Stone House. A family-friendly event with a focus on children.
Inspired by her Coney Island upbringing, Carol Lipnik, with Mexican composer, pianist, and cabaret performer Tareke Ortiz, evokes a shadow-world of mysterious, often misunderstood creatures through her versatile four-octave voice. Through songs ranging from mad, carnival-ride tangos and waltzes to dramatic Bowie-esque rock and intricate, semi-acoustic art songs, sideshow freaks meet Mayan deities for a Spooktacular Halloween concert of traditional and original songs that feature weeping bird spirits, spells, ghosts, werewolves, two-headed calves, and more other-worldly creatures. Costumes designed by…