BangOn!NYC: Warehouse of Horrors
BangOn!NYC is packing a secret Williamsburg warehouse with mesmerizing, horrifying and totally entrancing art, performances and silent disco sets, so there's always something to explore. Make sure your costume has room for headphones.
Sat 31, Brooklyn location TBA, 9pm, $80
A Refined Masquerade
Start your Halloween weekend off right at this rooftop masquerade party. (Might want to get a mask you can see through though, you are on a roof after all.) This black-tie event features a premium open bar as well as music, live entertainment and a "crime scene photo op." Spooky! Fri 30, Refinery Rooftop; 9pm; $150
The official Village Halloween Parade afterparty returns to Webster Hall, and as always, it looks to be a pretty massive affair. The event consumes all four floors of the club and kicks off with—what else?—a virgin sacrifice. Of course, there is the requisite costume contest, but here, the lucky winner walks home with a whopping $5,000. Yes, you read that right. It's time to break out the sewing machine and paper-mache, because with stakes this high, Party City ain't going to cut it.
Sat 31, Webster Hall, 125 E 11th St, 8pm, $85
Come As You Are/Express Yourself at the skint's ’80s and ’90s Halloween Party
Your prayers for a sickening Halloween party that won't decimate your paycheck have been answered! The skint is bringing Party Like it's 1999's DJ Steve Reynolds to Littlefield for a night of classic jams you've been dancing to since you were in elementary school, with music-video projections illuminating the stage. Start your Halloween weekend off with this budget saving blast. If you stay in on Saturday night, you'll still have slayed the holiday.
Fri 30, Littlefield, 622 DeGraw St, Brooklyn, 10:30pm, $5-$8
Rinsed: Don't Sleep
If you’re tired of gimmicks, cheap scares and basic costumes, then buy a ticket and head to a secret location for a sublimely dark night of intoxicating raging. This mysterious all-night event features rooms of “bone-shaking clarity,” an outdoor sculpture garden, and performances and installations that you won’t forget.
Sat 31, Brooklyn location TBA, 11pm, $50