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Halloween events for kids in NYC

Get the most out of the year's spookiest holiday with the best Halloween events, trick-or-treating and haunted houses

Halloween is the highlight of the year for kids, and this year there's so much to do throughout the city, it's scary. Our round-up of the 50 best Halloween events in NYC for kids in 2014 has fun ideas for the whole family, including trick-or-treating activities, kid-friendly haunted houses and lively Halloween parades. Plus, get inspired by our creative kids Halloween costumes. Keep reading for the scoop on Halloween NYC 2014!


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When is the Halloween Parade?

The annual Village Halloween Parade takes place on Halloween—this year, Friday, October 31, 2014. If you're planning to attend, make sure your tot is comfortable with crowds—typical attendance is about two million people. 

When to go trick-or-treating:
City families can go trick-or-treating on Friday, October 31 all around the five boroughs. Neighborhoods like the West Village and the Upper West Side are especially good spots for gathering treats.

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