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25 can't-miss Halloween events in NYC this weekend (October 26-27)

Happy Halloweekend! Celebrate the holiday early with harvest festivals, costume parties, pumpkin picking and spooky fun at Halloween events in NYC.

October 31 may still be a few days away, but we love that these Halloween events in NYC are getting the spooky fun started early. This weekend, don your creepiest costume for parties at the Bronx Zoo, NYSCI, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the High Line, plus free outdoor harvest festivals and costume parades. Click through our slide show, below, to read about the 25 best Halloween events in NYC for families this weekend.

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Photograph: Alex Strada

1. Parade your festive duds alongside stilt walkers and jam to live music at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Ghouls and Gourds.

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