12 Halloween Events to Check Out in New York City

12 Halloween Events to Check Out in New York City

12 Halloween Events to Check Out in New York City

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Halloween is nearly here, so get into costume and get ready for the Outpost Club’s Halloween party on Oct. 31 starting at 8 p.m.

We’ll have a pumpkin-carving station for those of you who want to take a (literal) stab at one of our favorite spooky traditions, and a costume contest -- so get ready to strut your stuff! We’ll bring the snacks if you BYOB. RSVP on Facebook

Want to know what else New York has in store for the rest of the month? Check out these Halloween events:

Nightmare Machine

Explore the nine-room Nightmare Machine experience by the makers of Dream Machine throughout October. The rooms are built to be Instagrammable and the creators say Nightmare Machine is “not a haunted house, but inspired by them.” Admission is $38 and reservations can be made here. Select dates in October | 93 N. 9th Street

A Haunting at Hendrick’s

Costumes are required at the Halloween cocktail party being held at the 298-year-old Hendrick I. Lott House. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served and proceeds from the $75 ticket price benefit the Hendrick I. Lott House. Oct. 20, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. | 1940 E. 36th Street, Marine Park

Michael Alan Alien’s Dark Side of the Moon

This glow-in-the-dark Halloween special performance art piece will mix sound, color and light for a psychedelic experience in the artist’s private studio. Admission is $20. Oct. 20, 8 p.m. - midnight | 566 Johnson Ave., Bushwick

Zombie Prom

Work your best zombie look out on the dance floor at House of Yes. Free drinks will be awarded for standout zombie costumes, and you’ll even get to elect a zombie prom king and queen. No cover. Oct. 24, 10 p.m. - 4 a.m. | 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick

The Library After Hours: Halloween Masquerade

Get your literary costume judged by Tim Gunn and enjoy frightful films, drinks, dancing, a display of the spookiest items from library’s vast collections. A $15 ticket gets you guaranteed entry from 7-8PM and 10-percent off at the bar.

Oct. 26, 7 p.m. | Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, Midtown

Threes Brewing Halloween Bash

Take advantage of food and drink specials, along with tarot readings, a DJ, a costume contest and more. This event is very near our Downtown Brooklyn House Oct. 27, 7 p.m. - late | 333 Douglass St., Boerum Hill

World of Whimsy Halloween Party

There will be burlesque performances, contortionist dancers and fire breathing by The Hive Fire -- along with small bites and themed signature cocktails -- at the Westlight rooftop bar. Tickets start at $70.

Oct. 27, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | 111 North 12th St., Williamsburg

Dewey’s Pub ‘90s Halloween

Bring back the decade that brought us Britney Spears and the Furby at a throwback dance party. $15 gets you an open vodka bar from 9 p.m.-10 p.m.

Oct. 27, 9 p.m.-late | 135 W 30th St., Chelsea

‘80s party at The Happiest Hour

‘80s movies will be screened and food and drink specials will be plentiful, so break out your leg warmers and find your scrunchies for an ‘80s Halloween party at The Happiest Hour.

Oct. 30, 121 W. 10th St., Greenwich Village

80s GLOW at Sunday in Brooklyn

If you’re a fan of Netflix’s show about a group of female wrestlers in the ‘80s, head to Sunday in Brooklyn on Halloween for neon face painting, tattoo artists, impersonators, neon robots, break-dancers and more. $55 include snacks and two drinks. Reservations must be made in advance. Oct. 31, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. | 348 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg

Village Halloween Parade

No list would be complete without mentioning the Village Halloween Parade, now entering its 45th year. The costumed public is welcome to participate in one of the largest shows of Halloween creativity in the U.S. every year, so get your costume ready and get more information here

Oct. 31, 7 p.m. | 6th Avenue and Canal Street

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