Halloween is fast approaching, and if you’re in New York City with young kids, you definitely want to find out what great events they can go to. Below is a fantastic list that isn’t to be missed!
Hometown Halloween – Financial District
Thursday, October 31 3-7:30pm
74 Trinity Place between Rector and Thames Streets
FREE! Everyone from 2 – 92 can trick-or-treat in the historic church’s graveyard. Starting at 6pm, Older children who can handle more spooky activities can watch a screening of the silent 1920 classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde inside the church complemented by the church organ.
Asphalt Screams – Upper East Side & Battery Park City
Thursday, October 31 4-6pm
FREE but online RSVP required
555 East 90th Street between York and East End Avenues
212 North End Avenue between Warren and Murray Streets
Both spots are throwing zombie-themed parties that are a must to attend. Enjoy games of Zombie Freeze Tag, a Spook-tacular Soccer Shootout and much more. First 300 kids to arrive will receive a ghoulish goody bag. Although this is a free event, a donation of $20 per family is highly appreciated.
Halloween 313 – Fort Greene
Thursday, October 31 5:30-9:30pm
313 Clinton Avenue between Lafayette and Dekalb Avenues
Every Halloween, volunteers at this house put on a a spectacular and over-the-top show for children of all ages. This year’s theme is 20,000 Screams Under the Sea: A Steampunk Adventure. Expect creepy simulations of Victorian glamour. Performances run approximately every 30 minutes and take place outside. It gets crowded quickly, so get there early to get a good view.
Where ever you go this Halloween, make sure you are safe and having a spooky and sweet time.
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