New York Halloween Events 2024

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2024? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in New York.

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Happy Halloween! We hope you had fun with all the events we found! Check the festival pages for more 2022 events near you leading up to Thanksgiving and the beginning of December. See you next year for more Halloween fun!
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.

New York City Halloween

2024 Events

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Past Events

Spooky Paint Night - New York, NY - Oct 18, 2019
Come out to create a stunning masterpiece and showcase your ghoulishly creative side. Kids are welcome and will have their own painting party.

Pumpkin Carving with Chef Chris - Menands, NY - Oct 19, 2019
Forget buying a pumpkin, carving tools and the mess! Come and have fun carving pumpkins with Chris! They will supply the pumpkin, carving tools, assistance, roast the pumpkin seeds for you to bring home and clean up the mess after. The bar will be open with full bar and cocktails for the adults

Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brookln Heights, NY - Oct 19, 2019
Come celebrate the fall season with a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, live music, games, and more at the annual Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge park!

Pumpkin Painting – Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 19, 2019
GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready, while supplies last. Please bring any other supplies and decorations to add to the beauty of your seasonal creation.

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade - New York, NY - Oct 20, 2019
The event is free and there is no need to pre-register your pet. Simply arrive between 11.30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. and join in the celebration. A parade of all contestants and spectators will follow after Best In Show is announced. Contestant and Raffle winners must be present at the end of the competition to receive their prize or it will be donated to charity.

GorgeKeep School of Magic Festival - Ithaca, NY - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
A street festival style celebration of magic, science and fantasy. All fandoms are welcomed at the event. Programming will focus on magic, science and fantasy found in literature, television, film and gaming. Formerly called Wizarding Weekend

Life and Death Celebration – Dia de los Muertos - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Join gardeners and the community for the Annual Life and Death Celebration at the Hattie Carthan Saturday Market to share in remembering and honoring your ancestral heritage through food and other festivities

Riverside Park Howl-o-ween Costume Party - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2019
This year’s festival will include a costume parade on the Promenade, so bring your pups dressed in their most fetching costumes. Walk the runway and compete in our costume contest with the chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes

Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 26, 2019
This much-anticipated annual event brings thousands of kids and families for free, ghastly fun to Prospect Park. Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches and other Halloween spirits on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill, ideal for families with children ages 7-12

Fort Totten Halloween Festival - Bayside, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Enjoy a free day of spooky family fun. Highlights include a pumpkin patch, hay maze, hayride, live entertainment, interactive games, relay races, obstacle courses, inflatables, costume contests, and more!

Halloween Celebration - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Powell Street Garden is hosting its annual Halloween Celebration for children from the ages of 4 – 13. There will be a scavenger hunt and a prize for the best original homemade costume. Children must wear a costume and bring a bag for treats.

Madison Square Dogs Howl-o-ween - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Celebrate Halloween with the park’s local dog community by dressing your pup in costume. Festivities for this event include trick-or-treat giveaways, family portraits at an onsite photo booth, paws-on activities, costume paw-rade, and more!

Young Chefs:Spooky Halloween Snacks - Douglaston, NY - Oct 26, 2019
This year, Young APEC Chefs will prepare tasty treats during this ghoulish cooking class. The menu will include Oreo Pumpkin Pops, Strawberry Ghosts, Cheesy Eyeballs, and Witch’s Halloween Brew! All materials included.

Morningside Park Halloween - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Bring the kids to the Morningside Park Farmers Market for pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating with the vendors, and a costume parade — all free!

Halloween Party - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Enjoy music, food, face painting, pumpkin carving, and a parade through the neighborhood.

Howl-een Pooch Parade - Staten Island, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Kids and their best buds get a chance to show off their costumes as well as enter contests such as Pet-Owner Lookalike, Fluffiest Tail, and more! Held at Kivlehan Park.

Halloween in Richmond Town - Staten Island, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Trick-or-treat through a historic village. Bring the kids (in costume, of course!) for some Halloween fun! Bob for apples, jump in the hay, and make a spooky craft to add to your bag of fall goodies! Costumed characters and crisp fall air, all set against the backdrop of Historic Richmond Town’s decorated main village site

Maxim Halloween Party - New York City, NY - Oct 26, 2019
Premiere open bars, food, and entertainment

Halloween Event at the Two Coves Community Center - Astoria, NY - Oct 27, 2019
Two Coves Community Garden will host a Halloween celebration with spooky readings, hidden candy, face painting, and fortune readings with a witch!

Howl-o-ween - Bronx, NY - Oct 27, 2019
Costume contests include: Most Original, Scariest, and Pet / Owner Look-Alike. Bring your pet pooch and join the Halloween family fun!

Halloween Fall Festival - Staten Island, NY - Oct 27, 2019
Enjoy a day of Halloween activities and live music

Toddler Halloween - Bronx, NY - Oct 28, 2019
Families and children ages five years and under are invited to Toddler Halloween at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center. The event will include arts and crafts, games, and sing alongs!

Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla - New York, NY - Oct 30, 2019
Enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, a festive pumpkin patch, and the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight.

Miss Debbie’s Halloween Party - New York, NY - Oct 30, 2019
Dive into Halloween with special arts & crafts activities in Washington Square Park! Make a festive bracelet or keychain out of lanyard and beads, show your spooky spirit with paint and markers, make a jar of SLIME to take home, and paint your own pumpkin!

Toddler Halloween Parade - New York, NY - Oct 30, 2019
A fun-filled parade where toddlers and parents will have the chance to flaunt their Halloween costumes amongst their peers and to the neighborhood. Take pictures in the pumpkin patch, dance and participate in fun Halloween-themed games.

Haunted Garden - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Come and get your spook on at the Haunted Garden at First Quincy Street Community Garden! Enter if you dare to grab a treat, check out the Shed of Terror, meet the Queen of the Underworld and listen to some terrifying tunes from the very Scary DJ

Halloween Fright - Bronx, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Families and youth ages 8 and older are invited to a spooktacular evening at Hunts Point Recreation Center for the annual Haunted Hall of Terror. Come walk through the Hall of Fright and Terror, and be spooked by zombies and monsters. Children ages 7 and younger are invited to visit the Room of Darkness for a less spooky experience, where they will be greeted by friendly monsters. Free and open to the public

Halloween Garden Party - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Trick or treating, story time, face painting, music and more, heeld at Patchen Community Square

Tricks and Treats at Bryant Park - New York, NY - Oct 31, 2019
It’s a Halloween celebration with magic tricks, face painting, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and a monster mash! Come in costume, pick up a free trick-or-treat bag courtesy of Bank of America, and visit select Holiday Shops for treats

A Haunting We Will Go - Staten Island, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Enjoy a haunted walk with ghouls and goblins, a pumpkin patch, and more. Held at Kivlehan Park.

Harlem Grown’s Halloween Festival - New York, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Face painting, wicked arts and crafts, candied apples, a haunted house, and more! This is a FREE public event open to all ages, held at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm.

Halloween Costume Party - Bronx, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Enjoy sweets, treats, fun, and games. Come in your best costumes. (All ages) Held at Poe Park Visitor Center.

Spooktacular Celebration - Douglastown, NY - Oct 31, 2019
Enjoy a ghoulish gathering at this fun Halloween celebration at APEC! Come in costume to play games, design a creepy craft, and pick a pumpkin to take home. Dare to take an upclose look at snakes, tarantulas, and cockroaches. Held at Alley Pond Recreation Center, pre-registration is required. 18m-4y with parent participation.

Hallowine: Murder Mystery Weekend - Niagara Falls, NY - Oct 17, 2020
Come as yourself or in costume! Collect clues and interview a different suspect character at each participating winery to solve the murder mystery. Submit your guess at your last winery. Correct guesses will be entered in a drawing to win wine prizes

For more Halloween fun in New York, check out our pages for these classic fall activities:
Haunted HousesPumpkin PatchesGhost Tours

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