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Halloween-themed Fun in New York 2022

October 21, 2022 | 4 min Read

It’s that time of year when it’s socially acceptable for full grown adults to put on costumes and feel like a kid again! In the spirit of Halloween fun, we have a list of some not-to-miss events happening in the Big Apple.

Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

On October 31, there’s just one place to be and that’s at the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. 2022 marks the 49th occurrence of the parade that began with a lone mask maker and puppeteer, and has grown into a cultural event with more than 50,000 participants. This year the parade’s theme is: freedom. Watch as goblins, ghouls and ghosts wind their way through the neighborhood in a celebration of Halloween. There are also ways to participate if you’d like to get involved in the event. The parade runs straight up 6th Ave. from Canal to West 15th Street.

October 31, 2022

7pm – 9pm

Greenwich Village

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

For the dog lovers out there, there’s a halloween parade that you won’t want to miss. Tompkins Square hosts an annual Halloween parade in NYC for dogs which, as you can imagine, is quite a lot of fun. The costumes here are top notch and the event is enjoyable for all ages whether you own a dog or not.

October 22, 2022

1:00pm costume contest begins

Tompkins Square Park

East 10th St.

New York, NY 10009

Dia de los Muertos at Time Out Market

This holiday market was created in honor of the celebration of the dead, made famous through Mexican folk-culture. The Time Out Market Dia de los Muertos goes on for a whole week offering parties, live music, drink specials, costume contests, tarot card readings and more.

Things get started on Friday, October 28 with a Dia de Los Muertos costume party at the Time Out Market Rooftop Bar and live music from DJ Vada (6-10pm).

If you’re interested in something a little more wholesome, on Saturday the 29th, there’s a Halloween pizza-making class at Fornino and mini-pumpkin painting at 10am. And calling all yogis: get ready for a costume yoga class with Volo Spots (free mimosa following). The festivities continue through the weekend and through November 2. Check the website for a full line up of activities.

Time Out Market New York, Empire Stores

55 Water Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Manhattan’s Haunted Spots

Haunted Manhattan hosts walking tours designed to give a spooky new meaning to some of New York’s famous and favorite spots: you’ll be surprised, many known places have a ghost or two lurking about and a tale of gore to go with it. Haunted Manhattan offers 4 tours through different neighborhoods. All are less than three miles in distance and go for about one hour and a half. The guides are knowledgeable and personable as they share about Manhattan’s haunted past. The tours claim to be the most accurate and the most fun in all of the city. Meeting points for each of the neighborhood tours vary. Book online.

1357 Broadway # 127

New York, NY 10018

House of Spirits

This time of year, there’s no better place for a cocktail party than the House of Spirits. Put on your fancy cocktail attire, sip delicious cocktails, and get ready to play along with the annual HoS theme. This year it’s the Tale of Volkov Manor, a story about a doctor who takes in an orphaned niece and nephew who are followed by ghosts. At the mansion there will be actors and props to help the story line come to life. Plus there’s live music tarot card readings and ouija boards to add to the ambiance. Pricing starts at $79 and includes 4 mini cocktails. But more elaborate packages are available. Book ahead.

October 1 -31, 2022

60 Pine St

5 Story Mansion A

New York, NY 10005

Pumpkin Pics at Pier 17

Calling all Instagram stars… Head down to Pier 17 with your cell phone to check out the free art installation, which is made up of over 500 pumpkins. The pumpkins are put together to create a massive archway that frames the Brooklyn Bridge in the background. It’s literally a picture perfect fall opportunity.

Pier 17

South Street Seaport

New York, NY 10038

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