We are in the thick of spooky season which can only mean one thing: the city’s brownstones, houses and apartment buildings have gotten into the holiday “spirit” with copious amounts of skeletons, cobwebs and all manner of frightful things. Take some time this weekend to go out and see them for yourself, or if you can't, we’ve done the wicked work for you ourselves, rounding up some of our favorite Halloween decorations we’ve seen so far across the five boroughs. Spotted a local spot you’d like us to put on blast? Tag us on Instagram at @TimeOutNewYork. Then, once you’re in the Halloween spirit, check our roundups of the best Halloween events in NYC and the best Halloween festivals in NYC.
Looking for the best things to do in NYC this weekend? Whether you're the group planner searching for more things to do in NYC today, or you have no plans yet, here are some ideas to add to your list for this fall weekend. Celebrate Chinese culture at Chinatown Arts Week, head to the Wes Anderson cafe pop-up, enjoy live music at Tin Pan Alley Day and go to one of several block parties planned for this weekend! There's much more to do—all you have to do is scroll down to plan your weekend!
And don't forget to bring your proof of vaccination with you. Most indoor settings require it.
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