Living in New York City and need some solid party plans for Halloween weekend? You’re in luck. Bars throughout all of the boroughs will be hosting exclusive Halloween-themed parties and events.
Brooklyn and Manhattan will definitely play host to some of the most memorable Halloween events, whether you’re looking for a specialty drink and intimate gathering at a nearby bar or a raucous costume party at a dance hall. Read on for 10 bars and parties to hit this Halloween weekend.
Asellina at the Ganesvoort Park Hotel – "Angels & Demons at Asellina:" Saturday, Oct. 29, the Asellina at the Ganesvoort Park Hotel in Manhattan will unleash its “Angels and Demons” and its “models and bottles.” The hotel will host its “Angels and Demons” masquerade event. From 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. there will be a vodka open bar available to all, and a live DJ all evening. Special bottle service deals can be purchased here.
BK Bazaar’s "Time Out New York Presents: Brooklyn Fright Bazaar Halloween Party:" Head to BK Bazaar in Greenpoint for a fun, themed evening of spooky tunes Saturday, Oct. 29. The event will include a late-night dance party and tribute hits from bands like Evolfo (playing The Cramps) and Tragedy (playing the Bee Gees). Fright Bazaar kicks off at 7 p.m. and general admission is $10.
Bonus: the Bazaar will host a free event to help you recuperate from your Halloween festivities and will show “The Exorcist” at 8 p.m. the following evening, Nov. 1.
Halloween Saturday at Sky Room: Hit this rooftop bar and lounge for a seriously scary Saturday evening (with a great view). Table reservations are recommended in advance, but it’s sure to be an unforgettable party. Food and cocktails will commence at 5 p.m. and the venue will be open until 4 a.m. Music will come courtesy of HR Beats.
Halloween Party at The Attic - "Monsters In The Attic:" The Attic will be hosting a Saturday evening event beginning at 10 p.m. One free drink will come with the purchase of one general admission ticket ($15 to $20), and party-goers will be able to enjoy Dance & EDM music, Top 40 hits and hip hop.
“Webster Hell 2016 Official NYC Halloween Parade After-Party” at Webster Hall: Grab one of these tickets quick – general admission is already sold out. This Halloween Parade after party will begin at 8 p.m. on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31. The venue promises 40,000 square feet of space and four floors of fun and terror.
B Bar’s “A Night To Dismember:” Stop by for a drink during the one-hour open bar at B Bar from 9 p.m. until 10 p.m., Saturday. Multiple rooms will provide space for dancing and DJs will be there to bring the tunes.
Dream Downtown Hotel For Halloween: The Meatpacking District boutique hotel will host its 6th annual Halloween get-down which will take across three different levels across the hotel: The PHD Rooftop Lounge, the Electric Room and The Gallery. DJ’s will be spinning in each location and each space will offer something a little different. The event will take place Oct. 29 and will go from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Gotham Hall’s "Halloween Ball:" The larger-than-life venue will guarantee the perfect Halloween party. This event is for those who will forgo a dance club for an evening of decadent decay at this Halloween Ball. General admission tickets are still available for the Oct. 29 event. If the $99 and over tickets are a bit too much, hit this venue for after-hours. After 1 a.m., admission is $10 for those who are 21 and over. DJ performances will continue throughout the night.
Nitehawk Scary Movie Screenings: Looking for a quiet evening of horror films and boozy beverages? The Nitehawk might be the right speed. Friday through Monday, the bar and movie theater will be playing early evening and midnight horror throwback flicks like “Creepshow,” “Psycho” and “Night of The Living Dead.”
Nightmare on Rivington Street: This event will also be held on Saturday night and general admission is $10. Guests can expect a live DJ performance and an open bar from 9 p.m. until 10 p.m. Come in your finest Halloween costume, but no clowns allowed, according to Joonbug.com.