Halloween is right around the corner, are you prepared? Have a weekend filled with Halloween fun in New York City with this quick guide!
Halloween is almost here! Whether you’re looking forward to celebrating with family, friends, pets, or all by yourself, New York City has options for you. Check out some of the free parties, parades, festivals, and more to have some Halloween fun all weekend.
Haunted High Line
The High Line between West 14th and West 16th Streets
Let the kids show off their costumes and learn about the history of the High Line and Manhattan’s West Side with a fun-for-all-ages scavenger hunt.
NYC Parks Halloween Festival
Parade Grounds in Fort Totten Park, Queens
Head to the parade grounds at Fort Totten Park for this afternoon Halloween party. There will be games, rides, and more!
Halloween in Prospect Park
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
The Prospect Park Alliance is hosting the 37th annual Halloween Party in Prospect Park. Join in the Haunted Halloween Walk, Carnival, and Fair, and find more fun at the Prospect Park Carousel!
Central Park Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, Manhattan
Live music, storytelling, pumpkin carving, and a bat demonstration! Snag a spot around the Harlem Meer at 6:30pm to watch the city’s largest floating pumpkin parade.
Washington Market Park 2016 Halloween Parade and Party
Washington Market Park, Manhattan
Show up early if you want to join the parade—line-up starts at 12:45pm!
43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade
Sixth Avenue from Spring to 16th Streets
It wouldn’t be Halloween in New York City without the Village Halloween Parade! This year there will be giant puppets, more than 50 music bands, dancers, thousands of New Yorkers in costume, and lots more. Here are some tips for enjoying the parade.
Plus, don’t miss out on these trick-or-treating tips to keep your kids safe as well!
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