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Our 10 favorite Halloween costumes in NYC this year

New Yorkers didn't let 2020 stop them from dressing up this Halloween.

By
Shaye Weaver
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The Village Halloween Parade was canceled this year, but New Yorkers still turned out some amazing costumes over the weekend.

As eventful as it's been, 2020 has given us a lot of fodder for costumes, so NYC residents tapped into current events for some of their costumes, like a convincing Governor Cuomo get-up and a dirty, discarded face mask, and there were many who went with traditional horror tropes, from clowns to Frankenstein and more.

Below, we've rounded up our 10 favorite Halloween costumes in NYC from 2020.

1. One creepy scarecrow

2. Frankenstein and his bride

3. The cutest Chucky dolls, ever

4. A large, discarded mask

5. A demonic doll and her crew

6. Belle goes "Outlander"

7. Former Miss Gay America does Lily Munster

8. Creepy clowns abound

9. Dinos at the Dinosaur gallery at the American Museum of Natural History

Decided to spend Halloween at the Museum of Natural History. Great decision. from r/nyc

10. Governor Cuomo's Saturday PowerPoint

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πŸ‘» This is my 2020 Halloween edition, gleaned here and there today while running errands. Which one is your favorite? For me definitely the first one, amazing tribute to the daily briefings of @nygovcuomo during NY state lockdown back in March. My daily favorite window on the world basically for two months or so, If you have never seen any of these you definitely missed on something ... πŸŽƒ 10.31.20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #cuomo #moodygrams #photographer #photographyy #ig_mood #electric_shotz #vibegramz #streets_vision #all2epic #cityscape #cityphotography #urbanphotographer #streetphotography #street_perfection #thestreetphotographyclub #streets_storytelling #children #streetfinder #thesmartview #womensmarch #nycprimeshot #picturesofnewyork #halloween #what_i_saw_in_nyc #streetphotography #streetphotography #nyclives #womenstreetphotographers #halloween #candidstreet #timeless_streets #halloweencostume

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