Halloween is just around the corner, and New York’s shops, restaurants, bars and hotels are creating spooky fun for people of all ages! The bucket list includes seating, theater, Halloween cocktails and more available throughout the month of October.
Here’s a look at some of the must-see events this season:
Events in Months-
The New York Marriott Marquis – Beetlejuice fans have the opportunity to stay in a one-of-a-kind “Beetlesuite” Residence, beautifully decorated, created by the Beetlejuice The Musical design team, full of obvious surprises.
Royalton Rooftop Hocus Pocus Halloween– Movies featuring the original Hocus Pocus play poolside every Friday in October, Hocus Pocus Cocktails available. October 10-31
Little Rebel-sip on drinks like the Walking Dead brainwash with DiCaprio mixed with blood orange juice.
Saint-spooky-themed cocktails like Sol of Saint mixed with Casa del Sol.
The Spider- The Spooktacular Potions Experience and the Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea Experience, the Halloween Potion Making Experience. The Cauldron also offers pumpkin carving for people of all ages, Thursday – Sunday, bring your friends and family to carve your own pumpkin to take home.
Manhattan West’s venue Midnight Theater – The Mingus Big Band-14-piece and Grammy Award-winning jazz band celebrates the music of legendary composer and virtuoso bassist Charles Mingus, who is now in his 100th year. Wednesday starts October 26
Events of the Days
Gansevoort Meatpacking– Hosted by the Meatpacking BID, Gansevoort Meatpacking will be participating in Treats in the Streets, a Meatpacking District Halloween event for all ages. Trick-or-Treaters can visit the Gansevoort for candy, and adults can stop by Gansevoort’s American Bistro, The Chester, for Halloween fun and drinks to celebrate.
Somewhere Nowhere– 7 Deadly Sins, a series of weekend-long parties featuring DJ performances and Halloween costumes to match pride, greed, anger, envy, lust, gluttony and laziness.
Walker Tribeca- Halloween Yappy Hour from 4pm-7pm, Join Walker Tribeca for Halloween monthly series of Yappy Hour on the house, Happy Be. Crews are invited to celebrate Halloween with seasonal treats, Pet Valet service and a dog costume contest.
Dream Downtown– The Gallery, Freak Show, Music by Matoma
Drop the Bomb- You have 1 hour to get out of the scary mission with a team of 4 to 6 in up to 5 different video game rooms that make you feel like you’re stepping into a game real video.
Arlo SoHo’s Haunted Hotel Halloween Extravaganza – A multi-story party with DJs, live music, live entertainment and a 4-Day open bar with special spirits spread throughout the hotel and experiences in every corner.
Royalton Rooftop Hocus Pocus Halloween- Sanderson Sisters’ Soiree, Royalton Rooftop at the Royalton Park Avenue Hotel invites serious partygoers to a night of spooky fun with DJs and drinks Hocus Pocus concept.
Walker Hotel Tribeca- celebrate Halloween this Tuesday for their Harridan Horror Story Halloween Party. Located in the basement of the Walker Hotel Tribeca, this spectacular sight is not for the faint of heart.
The Gansevoort Rooftop – Death By Disco – Dance the night away at The Gansevoort Rooftop’s Death by Disco party, featuring a set from music artist Deleasa
RoofTop at Exchange Place- Carnival of Horrors Halloween Bash – This party will feature themed cocktails, amazing car players, music by DJ Wallah, and a fortune teller.
Bronx Night Market, Halloween Edition- Join the Bronco Night Market at Fordham Plaza with over 50 food and beverage vendors, costumes and spooky fun for family and friends.
The Shanty- A Night of Spirits x Spirits, the Shanty Halloween Bash – Celebrate Halloween at the Shanty as they take over the NYDC Garden and drink. dancing, photo booths, tastings and more!
Dream Downtown – many Halloween parties, including Halloween Weekend Sunset Saturdays, Sounds by Benny at PHD Lounge, Wet Tennis Halloween Party, Music by Sofi Tukker at The Gallery, Fright Night, Music by Nicky Rizz at PHD Lounge, and Heroes x Villains , Music by Stoon & Friends at the Electric Room
South Street Seaport Museum, on the main deck of the iconic Wavertree tall ship, docked at Pier 16 with special activities, booths, and creative projects for kids of all ages, even tossing and turning your favorite seasonal designs in gourds on Wavertree.
Darling, (located on the 47th floor of Park Lane New York): Saints & Sinners, a happy hour (guests get one drink), plus bars at MoreSoupPlease.
The Lower East Side Book Crawl is back with discounts, free drinks and special gifts for those who wander.
The Algonquin Hotel Pink Masquerade-celebrated Halloween and Pink Masquerade Party to benefit the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the night features live music, pink cocktails and a four silent auction with exclusive memorabilia, exclusive artwork by graphic artist Steve Q, an exhibition of work from acclaimed artist Sandra Muss titled ” Revealing an Opportunity” with jewelry from Gorgeous Gems Design.
Our Wicked Lady – Black Lagoon Halloween Pop-Up Bar – An immersive experience based on goth culture and horror in a cool atmosphere with fresh and delicious spooky cocktails.
Lagos Halloween Party– Lagos will host a Halloween costume party, or Nigerian food, live music and awesome vibes.
Halloween on the Park – an evening of family fun Halloween-themed activities include fun games, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, face painting and more. Rose Lane will be open for drinks and full service.
The Annual National Halloween Parade – The 49th annual parade returns to 6th Avenue from Canal Street to 15th Street. This year, the parade will be led by the Brass Queens, an 8-piece brass band from Brooklyn.
Darling- Dia de los Muertos, where attendees can drink specialty mezcal cocktails, dine on authentic Mexican cuisine, and enjoy surprise entertainment throughout the evening.