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The guide to Halloween in NYC

Have the best Halloween NYC can offer with the best parties, scariest haunted houses and perfect costumes

Photograph: Filip Wolak

Have you figured out what you're doing this Halloween? NYC is full of Halloween parties and events (including the iconic Village Halloween Parade and the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade). Use our guide to find free things to do, the best shops where you can pick up a killer costume, the scariest haunted houses and more.

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Halloween costume ideas

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Halloween music

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Chris N
Chris N

9th Annual 

HALLOWEEN CANDY & WINE/SPIRITS TASTING!
Thursday, October 30th5-8pm

Join us on Mischief Night for our annual celebration of all things Halloween when we pair classic holiday candy with wine & spirits.*Kids welcome, but not to the booze. 
http://www.bottlerocket.com/events-public

Rosse T
Rosse T

Buy your tickets here: 


http://halloweeenbash2014.eventbrite.com/

We want to Personally invite you all to our Halloween Bash Of A LIFETIME.

Halloween Bash literally means that for two nights only, you're allowed to Party with No Rules.

Can you imagine that? No club dress code. No small and packed space. Just GOOD Vibes (And Even Better Music).


Join us at Sky Bar and Grill for the best Halloween parties in Williamsburg.

It's going to be two awesome nights.$15 at the door 1/2 price on selected draft beers from 9-10 PM. It's a great deal and is going to be a great time.

We will be hosting a Costume Contest for the best Halloween Costume! See you here!

Music:

DJ X5Rob

DJ Danny 

..What Are You Waiting For?......Get Your Tickets Now And Come Join Us In The Night.

Pam F
Pam F

HALLOWEEN SHOW IN BROOKLYN - FREE!!!
Trumpet Player Pam Fleming's Dead Zombie Band is a unique Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Halloween experience. The slamming band of top notch New York musicians, decked out in costume, perform Pam's original spooky Halloween music on Halloween!
FRIDAY October 31. 6pm-9pm - FREE!!!
Waverly Ave., (between Willoughby and DeKalb Ave.) in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

Come In Costume!
Our Halloween CD "Rise And Dance" is now available!
Please support the Band, and buy the CD.
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/pamflemingsdeadzombieband