Manhattan Halloween Parties NYC 2018 - Midtown, UES, Upper East Side, East Village, UWS, Upper West Side, SoHo, Harlem, Inwood & Washington Heights
Manhattan Halloween Parties - Manhattan NYC
With a little more than two weeks to go before Halloween, we decided to do a round up of some of the Halloween parties planned in Manhattan.
The weather around Halloween is usually about 60 during the day time and 46 degrees at night. It's too early to tell what the precipitation will be the preceding weekend as well as on Halloween, but we provide weather updates each Friday.
The 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade NYC starts at 7 pm at Spring Street and 6th Avenue and marches north to 16th Street on Wednesday, October 31st. It runs through the West Village neighborhood for three to four hours with the official end time at 10.30 pm. We've heard that there are over 35 bands and an innumerable showing of creative costumes.
The following is a short list of Manhattan Halloween parties at local bars, restaurants and arts and public venues will be added over time. In most cases we suggest that you call ahead and rsvp a spot to be sure you get in.
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Manhattan Halloween Parties 2018 - Manhattan NYC
Some Great Restaurants & Bars Hosting Manhattan Halloween Parties in Midtown, UES, Upper East Side, East Village, UWS, Upper West Side, SoHo, Harlem, Inwood & Washington Heights
The following is a list of some of the restaurants that might provide you with good food, drinks and enough of a costume scene for you to enjoy spending Halloween in Manhattan NYC. Be advised that you must be 21 years or older for all but the kids Halloween Parties in Manhattan.
Halloween in Central Park NYC
Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 4 - 7 pm there's a Central Park Halloween celebration entitled Floating Pumpkin Flotilla. It's at the Charles Dana Discovery Center near Harlem Meer, which is the northeast 'pond' [Enter east side along 5th Avenue from 106th to 110th Street]. Bring a small or medium sized pumpkin and enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, and most of all the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight. It's free but it is recommended you rsvp at www.eventbrite.com. Halloween parties in Central Park Manhattan.
Upper East Side Halloween Parties
Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 11 am - 1 pm - Harvest Festival at Carl Schurz Park between End End and East River Esplanade and between East 84th & 88th Streets. Free, but should rsvp ticket at www.carlschurzparknyc.org. Manhattan Halloween parties at Carl Schurz Park on the Upper East Side of NYC.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 12 noon to 3 pm - Halloween Howl at Carl Schurz Park at basketball and hockey courts.
On Friday, October 26, 2018, the Museum of the City of New York at 1220 5th Avenue is hosting a Halloween party from 7 - 11 pm. The theme is lurid Hollywood in the 1940's with snacks from 7 - 9 pm, themed drinks for purchase, a photo exhibit and a DJ. There are costume restrictions including no face masks, heavy face paint, oversized costumes, weapons (including costume weapons or anything resembling thereof), and entry may be refused for non-compliance. Tickets run $25 - $35. Manhattan Halloween events on the Upper East Side NYC.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 26 - 28, 2018, there's a special Halloween party at Gracie Mansion at 88th Street and East End Avenue this weekend. There are multiple time slots available including from 5 - 7 pm Friday, from 2 to 2.30 pm Saturday and from 12 - 2.15 pm Sunday. Free but an rsvp is required and tickets go fast at https://graciehalloween2018.splashthat.com/. Manhattan Halloween parties on the Upper East Side UES. Halloween parties at Gracie Mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan NYC.
[No Manhattan Halloween party here in 2017 or 2018] Guastavino's, under the 59th Street Bridge on 409 E 59th Street, is an event space which in 2016 had been used to host one of the [UES] Upper East Side Halloween parties in north East Midtown. The Halloween Party that year had been dubbed a Masquerade Gala. The party had a DJ and ran from 9 pm to 3 am. Tickets ranged from $61 - $98 at barcrawls.com or joonbug.com and included an open bar. Manhattan Halloween parties in Midtown / Upper East Side UES.
Upper West Side Halloween Parties
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2 to 6 pm there's an UWS Upper West Side Halloween Party / Celebration at the Museum of Natural History. There's trick or treating in many of the halls [but note some will be closed] with arts and crafts workshops, roaming cartoon characters, along with ferocious dinosaurs and eerie elephants. Tickets are $16 and may be purchased at www.amnh.org / 212-769-5200. Manhattan Halloween parties on the Upper West Side NYC.
On Monday, October 29, 2018 from 11 am to 1 pm there's the 2nd Annual Lincoln Center Trick or Treat at Josie Robertson Plaza in Lincoln Center just south of 65th Street along Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side. The event includes costumes, candy, spooky stories and other fun, followed by a free film at 1 pm. Free Halloween parties on the Upper West Side in Manhattan NYC. www.kids.lincolncenter.org. Halloween parties at Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side of NYC.
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, the NY Historical Society at 170 Central Park West at 77th Street is hosting an UWS Halloween party. The party is called Halloween: An Evening of Magic which will include dancing, cash bar drinks and entry into Harry Potter: A History of Magic and other activities. Tickets are $35 at www.nyhistory.org or 212.485.9286. Upper West Side UWS Halloween parties at the NY Historical Society in Manhattan.
You might want to check out e's bar on the UWS. I think they're doing something Halloween'ish, but they may be preoccupied with opening a second e's in Morningside Heights in Sept 2018. It's a neighborhood bar that attracts a 20's to 40's+ crowd. Do a search for details. Manhattan Halloween parties on the UWS.
Midtown Manhattan Halloween Parties
October 26 - 31, 2018. There are three Halloween Parties at Stage 48 at 605 West 48th Street in Midtown Manhattan and tickets at www.stage48.com. 1) On Friday, October 26, 2018 there's the Masquerade Ball: A Venetian Carnival Affair from 9 pm - 4 am w/ open bar from 9 - 10 pm [tickets $29 - $49], 2) On Saturday, October 27, 2018 there's the Monster Ball from 8 pm - 4 am w/ open bar from 8 - 9 pm [tickets $29 - $49], and 3) On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 there's The Purge: Halloween Parade After Party from 8 pm - 4 am w/ open bar 8 - 9 pm [tickets $10 - $25]. Halloween parties in Midtown Manhattan.
On Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 11 am - 2 pm in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal at 89 East 42nd Street is hosting Trick or Treat at the Terminal. They will be giving away free tote giveaways, face painting, Halloween props for photo opps, decorating pumpkins to take home and trick or treating at participating Grand Central shops and restaurants [to kids in costume only]. Manhattan Halloween parties in Midtown NYC.
TB UPDATED * NYC Halloween Cruise Costume Party boards at the Marina in Midtown East at 23rd Street and the FDR at 10.30 pm, leaves at 12 midnight and returns at 4 am. The event includes DJ and dance floors with mix of the top 40. Costumes mandatory and ticket prices are $20 to board and pay onboard for everything else. Tickets may be purchased at www.gametightny.com. Halloween party cruises from East Midtown Manhattan NYC.
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We haven't seen any / No Halloween Parties at the Penthouse 760 located at 760 8th Avenue at 47th Street near Times Square in West Midtown nor at the Bryant Park Hotel on 40 W. 40th Street in Midtown. Manhattan Halloween parties this year.
Moose Hall Theater of Inwood will NOT be performing its famous rendition of Dracula at a Midtown theater this Halloween.
[No Halloween Party 2018? - Closed in 2017 for renovations - maybe permanent?] In 2016 The Devil Wears Pranna was the theme of the Pranna Nightclub Midtown Manhattan Halloween Party. There was an open bar from 9 - 10 pm and the live DJ spun through the night. Located at 79 Madison Avenue between 28th and 29th streets the party ran well past 1 am. Tickets cost $10 to $1410 for a party of 14 people. Manhattan Halloween parties in Midtown NYC.
Manhattan Halloween Parties Hells Kitchen / West Midtown NYC
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10 pm - 4 am, The Sky Room at 330 West 40th Street on the 33rd floor is hosting a Curse of the Countess Halloween costume party. There will be DJ's spinning the disks. Admission $15 - $25 and must dress up for the event. Tickets and table service available at www.joonbug.com. Halloween parties in Hells Kitchen in Manhattan NYC.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 11 pm - 4 am, The Sky Room at 330 West 40th Street is hosting 1920's & Peaky Blinders Halloween costume party. There will be DJ's spinning the disks. Admission $15 and must dress up for the event. Tickets and table service available at www.eventbrite.com. Manhattan Halloween parties near Times Square in Midtown Manhattan NYC.
Manhattan Halloween / Flatiron Halloween Walking Tours
On Sunday, there's a free FlatIron Halloween Themed History Tour beginning at 11 am meeting at the southwest corner of Madison Square Park at 23rd Street and Broadway [bytheWilliam Seward statue]. No advance registration is required [free / history / no rsvp required - www.flatirondistrict.nyc/free-walking-tour]. Manhattan Halloween parties in the Flatiron District of NYC.
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Manhattan Halloween Parties Chelsea
On Friday, October 26, 2018 beginning at 5 pm - 9 pm, Slate at 54 West 21st Street [between 5th & 6th Avenues] is hosting an Masquerade - AfterWork Halloween party in Chelsea / the Flatiron District. Slate is bi-level, upscale bar and lounge and there will be DJ's, costume prizes and drink specials. Free admission in advance at www.eventbrite.com, some masks handed out while they last and afterwork attire required. Manhattan Halloween parties in the Chelsea neighborhood.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 pm - 3 am, BowlMor Lanes at Chelsea Piers between 19th and 20th Streets at 11th Avenue in Chelsea is hosting a Haunted Halloween party. The ticket includes free drinks from 10 pm - 12 midnight and free bowling all night, plus a $1000 prize for best costume. Tickets range from $20 - $65 at www.eventbrite.com. Halloween parties in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.
West Village Halloween Parties
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 pm to 4 am there will be a Sky High Rooftop Halloween party at Cielo at 18 Little West 12th Street in the West Village. Admission $30 - $40 and must dress in costume. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com. Manhattan Halloween parties in the West Village.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9 pm - 4 am, there's a Union Square Scare Halloween Party at 118 West 15th Street near Union Square Park in the Village. There's a three hour open bar ticket from 9 - 12 midnight. Tickets are $20 - $45 at www.eventbrite.com.
On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade NYC starts at 7 pm at Spring Street and 6th Avenue and marches north to 16th Street on Wednesday, October 31st. It runs through the West Village neighborhood for three to four hours with the official end time at 10.30 pm. We've heard that there are over 35 bands and an innumerable showing of creative costumes. West Village Halloween parade in Manhattan NYC.
See surrounding neighborhoods above and below for near Village Halloween parties after the parade on Wednesday, October 31st.
[DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE RETURNING in 2018] Gansevoort Meatpacking Hotel has the Plunge Rooftop Bar at 18 9th Avenue [at 13th Street] in the West Village is hosting a Halloween party in Manhattan NYC. They have a mix of new facilities. The fee is $20 - do a search for details. Manhattan Halloween parties in the Meatpacking district in the West Village.
East Village Halloween Parties Manhattan
[ON HIATUS 2018 AGAIN? Did renovations in 2017 & didn't have a party. Based on their website / FB / TWTR - guessing NADA for 2018] Webster Hall in the East Village at 125 E. 11th off 4th Avenue usually hosts a themed East Village Halloween Party. They call it Webster HELL. In the past their party included a 'parade' before midnight, a virgin sacrifice at midnight and a $5,000 costume contest. The building was landmarked in 2008. Manhattan Halloween parties in the East Village. Call 212.353.1600 or visit WebsterHall.com for updates [last price in 2016 was $70].
The Merchants House Museum at 29 East 4th Street in the East Village / Bowery hosts a haunted house and other Halloween related events throughout October this year. Their website is www.merchantshouse.org and 212.777.1089. General admission is $10 - $20 but the special events cost more ranging from $40 up to $100. Manhattan Halloween events in the East Village / Bowery near the Lower East Side LES NYC.
Manhattan Halloween Parties SoHo & Tribeca
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 there's a Halloween party at the Nomo Soho Hotel at 9 Crosby Street, which is a smaller venue with modern decor - see www.nomosoho.com and click into their Halloween Tiki for details.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 there's a Hornblower Halloween Cruise departing from Pier 15 at 78 South Street Seaport from 10 pm - 2 am for $30. And on Wednesday, October 31 2018 the same group is also hosting the John James Audubon Halloween Cruise from 7 pm - 11 pm for $15, departing from Pier 40 at 353 West Street. See www.eventbrite.com for tickets or call 347.985.4412. Halloween party cruises in Manhattan NYC.
On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Capitale on the northwest corner of Grand at 130 Bowery in SoHo is hosting their 17th Annual Masquerade Ball from 10 pm to 4 am with a half hour of free vodka shots beginning at 10 pm. There will be a live DJ and prices range from $10 on up. See http://joonbug.com/newyork/halloween for details and tickets. Manhattan Halloween parties in SoHo NYC.
Manhattan Halloween Parties Harlem
It's not a Harlem Halloween party, but it's worth mentioning that on Thursday, November 1, 2018, beginning at 10 pm there's an Apollo Theater Comedy Club Acts at 253 West 125th Street in Harlem. Tickets are $34 - $387 and can be purchased at www.excite.com. The theater website is www.apollotheater.org. Manhattan Halloween parties in Harlem.
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