It’s the spookiest time of the year—Halloween! NYC in 2016 has no shortage of costume parties, festive fall street fairs and haunted houses to explore. Whether you like running around NYC doing every single one of the best things to do in the fall or you would rather curl up at home to watch the scariest fall movies, it should all have a Halloween theme, naturally. Here’s your complete guide to celebrating the haunted holiday in NYC.
Things to do for Halloween in NYC 2016
The best last-minute Halloween events you can still get tickets for this weekend
Here are the Halloween events that you can still snag tickets for!
The spookiest haunted houses NYC has to offer
Scream your way through these terrifying haunted houses—NYC is full things that go bump in the night
The best Halloween parties in NYC 2016
Looking for Halloween parties? NYC’s 2016 calendar has the best fetes for dressing in your spookiest costumes.
The best Halloween events for 2016 in NYC
Here are the spookiest and coolest Halloween events NYC has ever seen from parties to ghost tours
The most haunted places in NYC
We hope you have the Ghostbusters on speed dial—you may spot a few ghosts near these haunted places in NYC
The best Halloween festivals in New York
The perfect Halloween festival includes pumpkins, costumes, autumnal treats and spooktacular entertainment. And, lucky, the majority of these Halloween events and fêtes taking place in the city and New York state include all of the above! Get in the spirit of All Hallows’ Eve at some of the best NYC parks and attractions, or escape Gotham and explore Halloween festivals upstate using our fall getaways picks. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to Halloween in NYC
The best LGBT and gay Halloween events in NYC
The best Halloween is a gay Halloween—here’s how to do it right, with costume parties, cemetery tours and other events
The best Halloween bars NYC has to offer
Grab a cauldron of booze at the best Halloween bars in NYC, from a Time Burtonesque boite to the oldest bar in New York
The best ghost tours NYC has to offer
Discover haunted nabes and listen to cringe-worthy tales during the spookiest ghost tours NYC has to offer