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OCTOBER WEEKEND THINGS TO DO NYC

This section contains our Weekend Things To Do reports for the month of October 2021. Scroll down to the link at the end of this first weekend things to do report in October [next report] and then click into it to see all October 2021 weekends.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

NY Film Festival continues at Lincoln Center & Pulaski Day Parade Returns to Manhattan; Sunnyside Gardens Oktoberfest & Taste of Sunnyside in Queens; BlocktoberFest, Atlantic Antic & 3rd Avenue Festivals in Brooklyn; Randalls Island Park Festival, Night Market and Piazza Belmont in the Bronx & SI Point Lighthouse Festival, Forest Avenue BID Stroll and Opus II Concert on Staten Island

October 1, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. Generally good weather, with the temperature highs around 70 on Friday, and near 80 for the rest of the weekend. The temperature lows will be in the 50's Friday, rising to 60 on Saturday and the high 60's on Sunday. No rain is in the forecast for the rest of Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but returning on Monday. Humidity will range between the mid 50% to the low 70% for the rest of Friday and Saturday, and then the range will narrow to the mid 60's to mid 70's on Sunday. The winds will be 5 - 10 mph. All in all a pretty nice Fall weekend.

The photo at right shows folks heading into the Governor's Ball at CitiField last weekend.

 

Manhattan Things To Do This Weekend

UWS _ Friday, September 24 - October 10, 2021 - times vary - NY Film Festival - At Lincoln Center. A film festival including films from around the nation and around the world.

MIDTOWN _ Sunday, October 3, 2021 beginning at 12.30 pm - The Pulaski Day Parade begins at 36th Street and marches north to 53rd Street along Fifth Avenue [free / kids / parades].

 

Queens Things To Do This Weekend

Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 12 noon to 5 pm - Sunnyside Gardens Park Oktoberfest - At Sunnyside Gardens Park at 48-21 39th Avenue. Arts, crafts, food, pumpkin patch & games open to public. St festivals in Sunnyside Queens NYC.

Sunnyside _ Sunday, October 3, 2021 - Taste of Sunnyside - from 2 - 7 pm. - At Lowerys Wine & Liquor at 40th Street and Queens Blvd in Sunnyside Queens. Tickets $50 - $75.

 

Brooklyn Things To Do This Weekend

Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 12 noon - 4.30 pm - Blocktoberfest. At the Brooklyn Navy Yard at 141 Flushing Avenue in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tickets $10 - $75 at eventbrite. CoVid protocols are in effect.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 12 noon - 6 pm. 46th Annual Atlantic Antic Festival / Boerum Place North. Along Atlantic Avenue between 4th Avenue and the waterfront [historically it also stretched along Hicks Street and Boerum Place between Atlantic Avenue and State Street]. Approximately 500 food, drink and shopping vendors along with 11 stages of live entertainment. Brooklyn street fairs in Boerum Hill. It's billed as the oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm. 3rd Avenue Festival. Along 3rd Avenue between Bayridge Avenue and 94th Street.

 

Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Sunday, October 2, 2021 from 12 noon - 3 pm - Randall's Island Park Alliance Festival - Near Fields 62 - 63 in Randall's Island, just north of Ward's Meadow on the southeast tip of the island. Cider, cookies, doughnuts, dance class, pumpkin decorating, Latin dance class and live music. The Randall's Island Park Alliance is hosting a harvest celebration. Free.

FORDHAM _ October 2021 EVERY Saturday from about 4 - 10 pm - Bronx Night Market - in Fordham Plaza at East Fordham Road (189th Street) and Third Avenue across from the Metro North Railway Station. This is mostly a market with 35 food vendors in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.

BELMONT - October 2021 EVERY weekend from 6pm to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1pm to 9pm on Sundays - Piazza di Belmont - Outdoor dining on Arthur Avenue which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue during the above mentioned times.

 

Staten Island Things To Do This Weekend

Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 1 pm - 2 - 4 pm - Placed Notes Opus II. At the Staten Island Museum at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in the Randall Manor neighborhood. Tickets are free, but CoVid guidelines remain in effect.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 2 - 4 pm - Forest Avenue BID Stroll - Along Forest Avenue from Broadway to Hart Blvd. Organized by the Forest Avenue BID - 718.816.4775.

ST GEORGE _ Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 12 noon - 6 pm. 5th Annual Point Lighthouse Festival - At 200 / The Promenade at Lighthouse Point in the St. George neighborhood. The festival includes live bands, local vendors of arts & crafts, food and programs for adults & kids. $3 suggested donation & $7 with chowder sampling. Staten Island street fairs / festivals in St. George. See lighthousemuseum.org for details.

 

I hope you enjoy your weekend.


OCTOBER WEEKEND THINGS TO DO NYC - Continued

This section contains our Weekend Things To Do reports for the month of October 2021. Scroll down see all October 2021 weekends.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

Columbus Day Parades in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & the Bronx, and Italian Festival at the Mount on Staten Island, Comic Con Returns to Javits, NY Film Festival at Lincoln Center runs thru Sunday, Nigerian Independence Celebration, Indigenous Peoples Day at Randall Park in the Bronx, Oktoberfest at Bohemian Hall in Queens

October 8, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. The temperature highs will range between the high 60's and mid 70's throughout the long weekend. The temperature lows will be in the low to mid 60's all weekend. Winds will be 5 - 10 mph all weekend, most days nearer to 10 mph. Humidity will range from 70% - 80% Friday and Saturday and from 80% - 90% on Sunday and Monday. There's a 15% - 20% chance of a scant bit of rain on Saturday and Monday, and a 50% chance, predominantly in the afternoon on Sunday of about a third of an inch of rain.

The folks in the photo were walking through the street market at Rockefeller Center a couple of weeks ago. The market continues into the fall.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS. MORE COMING LATER TODAY 10.8.21

 

Things To Do in Manhattan Columbus Day Weekend

UWS _ Friday, September 24 - October 10, 2021 - times vary - NY Film Festival - At Lincoln Center. A film festival including films from around the nation and around the world.

MIDTOWN / UES _ Monday, October 11, 2021 from 11.30 am - 3 pm - Columbus Day Parade - Along 5th Avenue beginning at 44th Street and ending at 72nd Street.

MIDTOWN _ Thursday - Sunday, October 7 - 10, 2021 from 10 am - 7 pm all days, except Sunday when it closes at 5 pm - Comic Con - At the Javits Center at 429 11th Avenue at 36th Street in Midtown. It's an annual festival when folks dress up as comic book / animated characters and enter the Javits where all things animated / comic book related are sold. Tickets $70.

VIRTUAL FOR 2021 _ MIDTOWN _ Saturday, October 9, 2021 begins at 10 am - Nigerian Independence Day Parade - NOT THIS YEAR 2021 - BUT PREVIOUSLY - Starts at East 54th Street and marches south to 44th Street along 2nd Avenue - Manhattan parades - see related Midtown street fair below.

MIDTOWN _ Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 1 pm - 5 pm - Nigerian Independence Day Block Party - Along East 54th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues - Celebrating 61 years of independence - Manhattan street fairs - see related Midtown parade above.

 

 

Things To Do in Queens Columbus Day Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 8, 9 & 10, 2021 - Between 11 am - 10.30 pm - Times vary by day & activities - Durga Puja Sharod Utsav - The Indian Autumn Festival - At 173-15 Horace Harding Expressway - Along 174th St between 59th Avenue and Horace Harding Expressway. www.ecdpa.us/

ASTORIA _ Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 12 noon - 2 pm - Columbus Day Parade - Kicks off from Kaufman Astoria Studios at 34-12 36th Street, marches north on Steinway, west on 30th Avenue and then turns north on 33rd Street ending at Columbus Triangle at Astoria Blvd around 1 pm where there's an ending ceremony. Rain or shine.

BAYSIDE _ Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 9 am - 12 noon - Cars & Coffee - Auto Show - At 212-45 26th Avenue in Bayside. www.facebook.com/queensclassiccarclubinc

ASTORIA _ Saturday & Sunday, October 9 & 10, 2021 - Oktoberfest. At the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden at 2919 24th Avenue in Astoria. Special menu, drink specials and giveaways. Usually there's a pig roast in the garden but not sure what's planned this year as the program appears to have been slimmed down. Not a street fair in Astoria, but an ethnic food & drink event.

 

Things To Do in Brooklyn Columbus Day Weekend

Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 1 pm to 2 / 3 or 4 pm - Annual Columbus Day Parade. Begins at 61st Street and 18th Avenue [aka Cristoforo Columbo Blvd] following a 10.30 am Mass at St. Athanasius Church at 2154 61st Street in Bensonhurst / Mapleton. The parade ends at Benson Avenue where a street fair / festival runs from 4 - 6 pm along Benson Avenue between 18th Avenue and 19th Street. Brooklyn street fairs in Bensonhurst.

 

Things To Do in Bronx Columbus Day Weekend

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - Columbus Day Parade - Assembly begins at 11 am & marching begins at 12 noon. Since 1977 - 42nd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade - Along Morris Park Avenue beginning at Wallace Avenue marching down to Williamsbridge Road and Lydig Avenue. Parades in the Morris Park neighborhood of the East Bronx. Morris Park street fairs & street festivals in the Bronx. www.facebook.com/Bronx-Columbus-Day-Parade-101926572201946/

Sunday & Monday, October 10 & 11, 2021 - 11 am - 5 pm on Sunday & 2 pm - 4 pm on Monday - Indigenous People's Celebration - On Randall's Island at Ward's Field. St fairs & festivals on Randall's Island.

 

Things To Do in Staten Island Columbus Day Weekend

Friday - Monday, October 8 - 11, 2021 from 6 pm - 11 pm Fri, Saturday 12 noon - 11 pm, Sunday 12 noon - 9 pm, Monday 12 noon - 5 pm - Italian Festival at the Mount. At Mount Loretto at 6481 Hylan Blvd in the Charleston neighborhood of Staten Island [near Prince's Bay & Pleasant Plains]. The event includes food, beer, rides, culture and entertainment. This replaced the Columbus Day Parade celebration in New Dorp starting in 2014. Admission $5 Adults / Kids free.

 

Best wishes for a relaxing Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Weekend.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

Open House NY Weekend All 5 Boros, NYC Wine & Food Fest & Taste of the Seaport in Manhattan, the International Fine Art Print Fair goes Virtual, Bronx Night Market & Piazza, Street Festivals in Queens, Spooky Historic Richmond Town on Staten Island & Brooklyn Museum Pop Up Market

Coming Soon - Bryant Park & Rockefeller Skating Rinks Reopen 10/29 & 11/6, Big Apple Circus Returns to Lincoln Center 11/11

October 15, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. The temperature highs will be in the high 70's Friday and Saturday, dropping to the low 60's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be in the low 60's Friday, dropping to the low 50's for Saturday and Sunday. Humidity will range between 60% - 75% on Friday and Saturday, dropping to about 60% on Sunday. Winds will be about 5 - 10 mph Friday, rising to 10 - 15 on Saturday and then dropping again to about 10 mph Sunday. About a quarter inch of rain is expected between 4 - 10 pm Saturday.

 

Manhattan Things To Do This Weekend

The 14th Annual Wine & Food Festival returns to Manhattan through Sunday. Admission for food and drink tastings begin at $95. A couple of suggestions are the Barcardi tasting walk around on Saturday beginning around noon in the Flatiron District and the Sunday walk around food tasting in Hudson River Park, also beginning at noon. www.nycwff.org. The proceeds go to God's Love We Deliver which provides meals to the less fortunate.

SOUTH ST SEAPORT _ Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 12 noon - 3 pm - 11th Annual Taste of the Seaport - At Piers 16 & 17 along the East River at the South Street Seaport. Entertainment, kids activities and about 40 food & beverage purveyors with proceeds going to arts and enrichment programs at two public elementary schools - PS 343 Peck Slip School & PS 397 Spruce Street School. Last year tickets cost $10 for 5 tastes at www.tasteoftheseaport.org.

 

Queens Things To Do This Weekend

Open House NY comes to all 5 boroughs on Saturday and Sunday. https://ohny.org/

Woodside Festival on Saturday and College Point Fair on Sunday.

Also, the Indian Festival of Lights began with a big street fair in Jackson Heights last Sunday, but the Indian New Year holiday is celebrated, more or less, for the next couple of weeks on 74th Street off Roosevelt Avenue in the commercial district of Jackson Heights.

 

Brooklyn Things To Do This Weekend

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycFriday - Sunday, October 15 - 31, 2021 - Fine Art Print Fair - The fair has gone virtual this year 2021. You may view the exhibitors' works at https://www.fineartprintfair.org/

There's a Brooklyn Museum Pop Up Market from 11.30 am - 5.30 pm on Sunday, October 17, 2021. The market includes offerings by twenty local artisans / vendors offering artwork, jewelry, fashion, home and apothecary goods. Masks are required. At the Brooklyn Museum Plaza along Eastern Parkway in front of the museum not far from Washington Avenue.

In the photo at right you can see preparations being made to the floor of the Rockefeller skating rink, which opens three weeks from now. It marks the beginning of the holiday season.

When do the Halloween parades / dog runs [also East Village] begin?

 

Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Boo at the Bronx Zoo runs all month.

FORDHAM _ October 2021 EVERY Saturday from about 4 - 10 pm - Bronx Night Market - in Fordham Plaza at East Fordham Road (189th Street) and Third Avenue across from the Metro North Railway Station. This is mostly a food and beverage market with 35 food vendors in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx. Ends Oct 31.

BELMONT - October 2021 EVERY weekend from 6pm - 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 pm - 9 pm on Sundays - Piazza di Belmont - Outdoor dining on Arthur Avenue which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue during the above mentioned times. Ends Oct 31.

 

Staten Island Things To Do This Weekend

All month Pumpkin picking at Decker Farm and Village Ghost Tours at Historic Richmond Town. And Spooky [Historic] Richmond Town begins this weekend through next Saturday.

The Zoo Spooktacular begins this weekend at the Staten Island Zoo.

Sea to Shining Sea. There's a presentation on Sunday from 2 - 4 pm of American lighthouses, including from our area, at the Lighthouse Museum at 200 The Promenade in the St. George neighborhood of Staten Island.

I'm still working on this, but what you see above might be it for this weekend.

And have a nice weekend.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

Halloween Starts Early with South Bronx Halloween Parade & Party, Horror Con at Brooklyn Navy Yard, Casa Belvedere Festa & Motori d'Italia Classic Car Show on Staten Island, Harvest Festival in Jamaica Queens & Jewelry Show at Javits and 2nd Last Weekend before the Met Rooftop Closes

Coming Soon - Bryant Park & Rockefeller Skating Rinks Reopen 10/29 & 11/6, Big Apple Circus Returns to Lincoln Center 11/11

October 23, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. The temperature highs will be in the low 60's on Saturday and Sunday, the temperature lows will be about 50 on Saturday, and 60 on Sunday. No rain is expected, withe possible exception of a scant bit of rain Saturday morning. Winds will be 6 - 8 mph on both days. Humidity will range between 60% to 70% all weekend.

 

Things To Do This Weekend Manhattan

Metropolitan Museum of Art Cantor Roof Garden exhibit closes on Sunday, October 31st. Open during museum hours, it's a nice place to spend some outdoor time when the weather is pleasant.

Sunday through Tuesday, October 24 - 26, 2021 the JA New York Jewelry Show is running at the Javits from 10 am - 6 pm daily. I believe it's free to attend, but you should register at their website and CoVid protocols remain in effect.

https://ja-newyork.com/

 

Things To Do This Weekend Queens

JAMAICA _ Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 11 am - 4 pm - Fall Harvest Festival - At King Manor Museum at Jamaica Avenue and 153rd Street in Jamaica. Arts, crafts, small business bazaar, composting, readings and poetry. Not a street fair per se, but rather an historic / cultural / shopping festival.

 

Things To Do This Weekend Brooklyn

Brooklyn Navy Yard - Horror Con - Saturday & Sunday, October 23 & 24, 2021 from 10 am - 5 pm

brooklyn halloween parties brooklyn halloween restaurants brooklyn kids halloween parties brooklyn nycIn Building 77 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Flushing Avenue between Clermont and Vanderbilt Avenues. There will be ten horror stars performing at some time during the event. Admission $25 and must be able to prove CoVid vaccination for anyone 12 and older. Tickets at www.brooklynhorrorcon.com. Please note that the photo at right was taken at a different Halloween event - NOT Brooklyn Horror Con.

 

Things To Do This Weekend Bronx

South Bronx Halloween Parade & Party - Saturday, October 23, 2021 beginning at 12 noon

A Halloween parade and party for all ages begins at Simpson Street between 163rd Street and Westchester Avenue in the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx. They have prizes for kids of various age categories, including 'kids' over 55. There will be candy giveaways and entertainment and costume prizes. And it's free. All are welcome, but costume wearing suggested. Here's the link to Eventbrite where you can rsvp a free ticket.

Details and rsvp at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/36th-annual-bronx-halloween-parade-2021-tickets-168476903955 or call 718.328.9125. Organized by Community Board 2 in the Bronx.

 

Things To Do This Weekend Staten Island

On Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 7 pm and 11 am to 6 pm respectively, there's the Annual Festa & Motori d'Italia at Casa Belvedere in the Silver Lake neighborhood near Grymes Hill on Staten Island. The event includes a classic car show, live entertainment, Italian food and drink and luxurious, classic and performance Italian autos on the lawn. Admission $10. Kids under 12 free.

Here's a video we did at the festa in 2019. Casa Belvedere on Staten Buzz.

Mostly done. Have a nice weekend.


Things To Do This Weekend in NYC

Halloween Weekend is Here & a Lot of Folks Seem Ready to Party so Beware, Bryant Park Skating Rink Reopens Today,

Coming Soon - Daylight Savings Sunday 11/7, Rockefeller Skating Reopens 11/6, Big Apple Circus Returns to Lincoln Center 11/11

October 29, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. The temperature highs will be in the low 60's all weekend, the temperature lows will be in the low to mid 50's all weekend. Rain sweeps in between 6 - 8 pm tonight and remains intermittently until about 3 am Sunday morning. About an inch of rain in total is expected. Thus the humidity will be between 80% and 90% on Saturday, and between 70% - 80% on Friday and Sunday. It will be windy on Friday with winds at 15 - 20 mph, dropping to 5 - 10 mph the rest of the weekend.

So, all in all, while not a good Halloween Weekend weather forecast, it's not a bad Halloween Day forecast.

 

Things to do in Manhattan on Halloween Weekend 2021

On Friday, October 29, 2021 beginning at 6 pm the Museum of the City of New York at 1220 5th Avenue on the UES is hosting a Halloween party that includes a DJ and dance on the south terrace, a puppet performance by Teatro SEA, a Poets' Cafe of readings, a 'Thriller' drag performance and an exciting costumed audience. Free with museum admission. Museum admission is $20 for adults and $14 for Seniors (65+) and ages 19 & below enter free. CoVid protocols remain in effect including masks and proof of vaccination. www.mcny.org

On Friday, October 29, 2021 there's a Hornblower Haunted Yacht Halloween Dance Cruise departing from Pier 15 at 78 South Street Seaport - Boarding 9.30 pm, departing at 10.30 pm, returning 2 am. Tickets cost $40 - $75 at eventbrite.com. Cash prize for best costume. Music on three levels, dancing and cash for bar / dinner buffet. Organized by CruiseOnTheHudson.com and AfterWork411.com.

On Friday, October 29, 2021 from 10 pm - 4 am Slate at 54 West 21st Street [between 5th & 6th Avenues] in the Flatiron District is hosting a Til Death Do Us Part 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. Featuring Tropix & Sasha Rome. Tickets $75 at www.eventbrite.com or https://iclubnyc.com or host location - www.slate-ny.com.

On October 29, 2021 beginning at 9 pm there are multiple Halloween parties held simultaneosly at Stage 48 at 605 West 48th Street in Midtown. The two I found for this year include the Monster Ball, which in the past included music, dancing on four floors and a costume contest with a cash prize. And Pennywise IT Haunted Circus & Carnival. Tickets are $10 - $25. www.stage48.com / tickets also at eventbrite

Halloween Yacht Parties departing Skyport Marina in Midtown Manhattan at the following dates / times. Friday, October 29, 2021 - Boarding at 6 pm & Departing 6.30 pm / returns 9.30 pm. Friday, October 29, 2021 - Boarding at 11.45 pm & Departing 12.30 am / returns 3.30 am. Saturday, October 30, 2021 - Boarding at 11.45 pm & Departing 12.30 am / returns 4 am. All of these cruises are NYC Halloween Cruise Costume Parties. The event includes DJ and two dance floors. Costumes mandatory. The two late night cruises have a Hip Hop / Reggae theme. Tickets $20 to board and pay for everything else onboard. For ages 21+ and tickets may be purchased at website below. All at the Skyport Marina in Midtown East at 23rd Street and the FDR Drive. Tickets sold by www.gametightny.com

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm the Meatpacking Business Improvement District is hosting a Halloween event that includes live music, a couple of hours of drag queen story telling that begins at noon and the annual Doggie Costume Contest on Little West 12th that begins at 2 pm. There will also be some pumpkin decorating related events and local retailers will be out and about. At Gansevort Plaza at Little West 12th and 13th Streets in the West Village. www.meatpacking-district.com & formerly - www.theghg.com / near the www.gansevoorthotelgroup.com

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 5 - 7 pm the NY Historical Society at 170 Central Park West at 77th Street is hosting an UWS Halloween party. The party is called New York Haunted Society's Superheroes / Supernatural Halloween Bash which will include fortune telling, candy and some activities. Tickets are $12 / $10. www.nyhistory.org / 212.485.9286

manhattan halloween parties nyc manhattan halloween parade village nycOn Saturday & Sunday October 30 & 31, 2021 from 1 - 4 pm there's a special Halloween party at Gracie Mansion at 88th Street and East End Avenue. The event includes a walk through the Gracie Mansion 'haunted house' and the pumpkin patch in the back yard. After the walk through at your own pace, sort of, there's a tent where all sorts of Halloween goodies are handed out. Free but an rsvp is required and tickets go fast - see website below. Free. CoVid protocols remain in effect = masks and proof of vaccination. EDITOR'S NOTE: Sold Out as of this update. https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mospce/events/gracie-halloween.page

The photo at right was taken at the Gracie Mansion Halloween Party in a prior year.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 6 pm on / Open Bar from 9 - 11 pm there's a Hollows Eve Costume Ball at Bar 13 at 121 University Place at 13th Street near Union Square Park in the Village. Three levels of music and a $500 prize for best costume. Admission is $40 and includes open bar.

  • And on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 6 pm on / Open Bar from 6 - 7 pm there's a Union Square Halloween Party at Bar 13 at the address noted above. This one is free. Rsvp options for both events - Bar13event@gmail.com / 646-370-4189 / www.eventbrite.com

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 beginning at 11.30 pm there's the Devil's Playground / Gay Halloween at Webster Hall at 125 East 11th Street off 4th Avenue in the East Village. Tickets $55 / $65 / $75. While on Sunday, October 31, 2021 beginning at 8 pm there's the 'Official Halloween Parade After Party'. Following renovations the last couple of years, Webster Hall returns to Halloween hosting with their famous themed East Village Halloween Party which they call Webster HELL. In the past their party included a 'parade' before midnight, a virgin sacrifice at midnight, and a generously prized costume contest. While the party is confirmed, the details for this year have not been. The building was landmarked in 2008. Tickets are $40 / $50 but price changes as tickets are sold / they get closer to the date. www.websterhall.com / Tel 212.353.1600.

On October 29, 30 & 31 2021 - from 6.30 - 10 pm [tours run every half hour] the Merchants House Museum at 29 East 4th Street in the East Village / Bowery is hosting haunted house candlelight tours throughout Halloween weekend. The Candelight Tours run $45 / $35. www.merchantshouse.org / 212.777.1089.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021 the 48th Annual Village Halloween Parade NYC. The NYC Halloween Parade runs through the West Village neighborhood for three to four hours, beginning at 7 pm, 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 Village Halloween Parade begins at Spring Street / Canal and 6th Avenue and marches north to 16th Street. www.halloween-nyc.com/

Manhattan Halloween Parties and Events NYC or for Halloween parties in other boroughs scroll to links below.

 

Things to do in Queens on Halloween Weekend 2021

The Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden is hosting the BHBG Halloween Party at 2919 24th Avenue in Astoria on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 9 pm to 2 am, is hosting an Astoria Halloween party they're calling the Bohemian Hell & Beer Garden Halloween Party & Silent Disco. They will have live DJ's spinning the tunes all night. You'll be provided with a headset and glow in the dark gear. The headset must be returned or you lose $100 which will be charged to your debit or credit card. Also, if the event is held inside due to weather, you will need to show proof of vaccination. Admission is $15 - $25. 718.274.4925 // www.bohemianhall.com

There's a Friday October 29th cruise out of the Skyport Marina that is hosted in part by Doha Night Club in Queens. You can purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Socrates Sculpture Park Halloween Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 30, 2021 runs from 12 noon - 5 pm and includes arts and crafts Halloween celebration. It's free and located at 32-01 Vernon Blvd at Broadway on the East River in Astoria / LIC.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10 pm to 4 am the AMAZURA Concert Hall at 91-12 144th Place in Jamaica, Queens is hosting a 'Rumble in the Jungle' Halloween Party. Music, dancing and prizes for costumes [optional]. Tickets $20 and on up for VIP group packages at eventbrite. www.amazura.com // FB - www.facebook.com/AMAZURANYC/

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10 pm - 1.30 am plus [doors open at 9 pm] there's a Monster Mash Halloween Party at Ravel Penthouse 808. Costumes, music and cash bar. Tickets are $20 - $200 and all sales final. CoVid guidelines remain in effect. Ravel is located at 8-08 Queens Plaza South [near Vernon Blvd along Queens Blvd just south and under the Queensboro Bridge] in LIC. www.ravelhotel.com

The Kids Halloween Parade returns to Jackson Heights on Sunday, October 31, 2021 beginning at 5 pm. The Kids parade begins at 86th Street and marches down to PS 69 at 77th Street where goodie bags have historically been handed out. Free. www.jhbg.org

On Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 7 - 8 pm you can see and listen to Chris Cuzme's Silent Arkestra, a live improvised soundtrack to a classic spookly Halloween silent film. Unconfirmed but I believe it's free. CoVid guidelines remain in effect at The Plaxall Gallery at 5-26 46th Avenue in Long Island City. www.culturelablic.org

On Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm - there's a Halloween on the Farm with food, music, arts & crafts, as well as all the other interesting things to see at the Queens County Farm located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in the Bellerose Manor neighborhood of Queens NYC. Free. www.queensfarm.org/

Queens Halloween Parties & Events NYC or for Halloween parties in other boroughs scroll to links below.

 

Things to do in Brooklyn on Halloween Weekend 2021

brooklyn halloween parties brooklyn halloween restaurants brooklyn kids halloween parties brooklyn nycAt the Littlefield at 635 Sackett in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn on Friday, October 29, 2021 beginning at 10.30 pm there's the Persephone Dark Dance & Dungeon Halloween Party. A haunted outing to be sure, with music and dance. Tickets are $40. Then on Saturday, October 30, 2021 - two shows where doors open at 7 pm and 10.30 pm with the shows starting a half hour after doors open. These performances are entitled Tinder Live with Lane Moore and Be Cute Halloween Bash. /They are also music and dance. Tickets are $18 / $20 and $25 / $30 respectively. And lastly, on Sunday, October 31, 2021 - doors open at 7 pm & Karaoke begins followed by the Rocky Horror Film begins at 9.45 pm. At this one - The 8th Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show & Live Karaoke Halloween Extravaganza - there will be two complete karaoke sets by a Brooklyn band, the Occasionalists. Admission - $12 - $15. Proof of CoVid vaccination required for all of Littlefield indoor events. www.littlefieldnyc.com.

The photo at right was taken at an NYC Halloween party some years ago, but not at Littlefield.

On Friday & Saturday & Sunday, October 29, 30 & 31, 2021 from 5.30 - 7.30 pm & from 6 - 8 pm. There's a After Hours Tour through the Green-Wood Cemetery. The walk takes about two hours and is described as follows, "... wander along the Cemetery's winding paths and have chance encounters with musicians, performers, moving images, and storytellers. This year's theme - lovesick - celebrates the pleasures and pains of romance, and the impermanence of all the things that we hold dear." Admission / rsvp available online for $30 and tickets go fast. CoVid protocols remain in effect. Meeting Location. Meet at the Gothic Arch at the Main Entrance at 5th Avenue and 25th Street. Brooklyn Halloween events in the Greenwood Heights neighborhood NYC. www.green-wood.com.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 with parade beginnning at 12 noon / Party runs from 10 am - 3 pm - There's a Children's Halloween Parade & Spooktacular Party Polish Slavic Center in the Greenpoint Neighborhood of Brooklyn. The free parade circles back around to the Polish Slavic Center in Greenpoint. In the past tickets were $5 / $10 for accompanying adult, and for online vs at door tickets were $20 and $30 per child, respectively. Proceeds go to the local scout troop. Location. The Polish Slavic Center is at 176 Java Street, but this event is being held outdoors at 177 Kent Street. It seems the Polish Slavic Center has two entrances and cuts through the entire width of the block, so the Kent Street location is essentially at the back door. Brooklyn Halloween parties in the Greenpoint neighborhood. www.polishslaviccenter.org

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 11.30 am - 3 pm there's a Kids' Parade & Halloween Party that begins at 12 noon - at the Old Stone House at 336 Third Street between 4th & 5th Avenues in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. The event includes live music, arts & crafts, a puppet pageant and a costume contest. There's a kids' parade that begins at 12 noon along 5th Avenue that begins on President Street and ends on Third Street. Admission. In prior years it cost $5, but I don't see anything for this year - not even a place to rsvp. CoVid protocols are in place, including a masks, social distancing and hand sanitizer - as many of the kids, age 11 and younger, still aren't eligible to be vaccinated. www.achildgrows.com / www.theoldstonehouse.org.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 11 am - 2 pm [parade participation registration begins at 10.30 am] - there's the 11th Annual Kids' Halloween Party & Parade in Coney Island at the Cyclones home at Maimonides Stadium at 1904 Surf Avenue at MCU Park. It includes face painting, costumes, magic shows and costumes and was organized by the Alliance for Coney Island the Luna Park NYC amusement park. Admission. The parade is FREE, but the amusement park is not. However, this year the first 1,200 kids ages 3 - 14 accompanied by an adult 18 and older will be let into Luna Park for two hours for free. The amusement park is open from 12 noon to 10 pm. Ticket prices into Luna Park are $30 / $51 based on height, for folks under 4 feet height and those over four feet high, respectively. www.lunaparknyc.com / www.allianceforconeyisland.org

brooklyn halloween parties brooklyn halloween restaurants brooklyn kids halloween parties brooklyn nycOn Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 2 - 5 pm - there's a BAMboo event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music at 30 Lafayette Avenue between St. Felix Street and Ashland Place in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Admission. It's free but rsvp. Also proof of CoVid vaccinations required. l It's described as,

" ... free, socially distanced, grab-and-go outdoor festival with pre-packaged goody bags filled with candy, toys, arts and crafts, and more. This family-friendly event, where kids can grab treats from car trunks decorated for the occasion ..."

www.bam.org

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 12 noon - 2.30 pm - there's the Great PUPkin Dog Halloween Costume Contest which is a dog Halloween Costume Contest in Fort Greene Park at Washington Street. Dogs must be checked in no later than 11.30 am. All registrations must be done via eventbrite - no walk up registrations this year. Registration closes at 11.30 pm on October 29, 2021. Admission. $12. www.eventbrite.com/e/23rd-annual-great-pupkin-dog-costume-contest-tickets-169187485323

Following the PUPkin Dog Contest above, there will be a Spooky Evening Lantern Walk from 4.30 - 7.30 pm - at Fort Greene Park at De Kalb Avenue and Washington Park in Brooklyn. The event includes a spooky evening lantern walk with a photo booth, costume contest, pumpkin and hay patch. Admission is free but rsvp required and already 'sold out'. www.fortgreenepark.org

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Things to do in the Bronx on Halloween Weekend 2021

On Friday, October 29, 2021 beginning at 7 pm there is the Annual Bronx Rising! Halloween event at the Bronx Music Heritage Center [BMHC] Lab at 1303 Louis Niñé Blvd in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx. This year the organization celebrates Halloween with as screening of Wolfeen. The film was made in the Bronx and Bobby Sanabria contributed much of the jazzy sound track. Tickets $10 and proof of vaccination is required. Contact. 917.557.2354 for tickets / rsvp as space is limited. www.thisisbronxmusic.org / With support from www.whedco.org - which is the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation.

bronx halloween parties bronx halloween restaurants bronx kids halloween parties fordham halloween parties mott haven port morris halloween parties bronx city island halloween parties belmont foxhurst throgs neck halloween parties bronx nycOn Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm there's an outdoor event entitled 'Trick or Treat Trek' where folks go looking for treats [or tricks?] at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Halloween Haunted House at 895 Shore Road in the Pelham Bay Park and also serving the City Island neighborhood in the Bronx. It's a costumed event. Pre-pandemic they described the event as "Spirits and other creatures make their appearance as visitors make their way through the Bartow-Pell mansion and grounds on a 30 minute guided tour." Halloween treats and goodies will be available for purchase. In 2017 this event is produced in partnership with the City Island Theater Group but no mention this year. I didn't see a price but it's either free or more likely, similar to what it cost in 2019 or a bit more which was $10 and it was not recommended for children under 13. Get timed tickets online. www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 12 noon - 4 pm - there's a family-friendly Bronx Halloween Parade & Kids Party in Throgs Neck. The party includes rides, snacks, music and a costume party. The parade begins at St Frances de Chantal on Harding Avenue at Throgs Neck Blvd. They march down to East Tremont Avenue, then onto Sampson Avenue, up the Cross Bronx service road and back to Throgs Neck Blvd where there will be a party between Harding and Schurz Avenue by the Little League field. Bronx Halloween parades in the Throgs Neck neighborhood. Organized by Westchester Square - Zerega Improvement Organization or www.wszio.org.

On Saturdays & Sundays, October 2 - 31, 2021 - the Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd near the Bronx neighborhoods of Belmont, Norwood, Morris Park & Pelham Parkway operates several Halloween rides / events for the month leading up to and a bit after Halloween. They may cost a small additional fee [$4 - $6] over and above the main entrance ticket. Pre-pandemic Bronx Halloween events including Bootoberfest [at the beer garden], magic shows, an extinct animal graveyard, costume parades, a corn maze, pumpkin carving, a candy trail, skeletons and bones and a wildlife theater. This Halloween event is near the Belmont, West Farms, Morris Park & Norwood neighborhoods of the Bronx. General Admission is $20 / $30 and kids under age 2 are free. CoVid guidelines in effect, meaning masks for indoor events. Advance purchase of tickets advised. See www.bronxzoo.com for details.

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Things to do on Staten Island on Halloween Weekend 2021

On Friday, October 29, 2021 beginning at 4 pm, 5 pm & 6 pm there's the Poetry of the Dead Cemetery Tour at the Church of St. Andrew at 40 Old Mill Road near the Lighthouse Hill neighborhood. A tour that will take you back in time to ye olde historic Staten Island. Admission. $25 and non-refundable. Tours operate rain or shine. Contact. www.churchofstandrew-si.com / Tel 718.351.0900.

On Friday, October 29, 2021 / The Rocky Horror Picture Show begins at 9 pm / Movie begins at 10.15 pm at the St. George Theatre at 35 Hyatt Street in Downtown St. George, just a couple of blocks from the Ferry Terminal. Admission $25 which includes a prop bag while supplies last. CoVid guidelines remain in effect. www.stgeorgetheatre.com / Tel 718.442.2900.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 3 - 7 pm - there's a Halloween House Trails and Stories, where there will be music, refreshments and games at the Conference House at 7455 Hylan Blvd in the Tottenville neighborhood of Staten Island. Admission. Prepandemic it was $5 and the Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Kitchen cost $2 extra each. But this year it's been scaled back, so dunno exactly what to expect. Contact. www.theconferencehouse.org / Tel 718.984.6406.

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 7 pm - 11.30 pm - there's a Halloween Party Dine & Dance at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn at 301 Veterans Road West in the Rossville neighborhood on Staten Island. This includes a buffet, cash bar, entertainment beginning and costumes optional. Halloween parties in the Rossville neighborhood on Staten Island. Admission is $45 includes buffet. For rsvps call 718.948.7600 / www.theoldbermudainn.com

On Sunday, October 30, 2021 from 2 - 5 pm Staten Island Halloween Parade & Party at the Ferry Terminal at the Empire Outets Shopping Mall at 55 Richmond Terrace in St. George. The event is described as follows, "...Music with Patrick, Face Painting with Kinetik, Spooky Coloring Pages with Kinetik, Stilt Walkers, Cotton Candy and Popcorn Machine, Balloon Animals, Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Painting, Goodie Bags from Badass Bootcamp, Trick-or-Treating, Mummy Contest. Come wearing your Halloween costume...". It's Free. CoVid guidelines remain in effect. You might want to register to rsvp a place. www.empireoutlets.nyc

On Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 3 - 6 pm there's the National Lighthouse Museum Haunted Halloween Boat Cruise. The boat cruise departs from Pier 1 near the museum, travels up the East River to Execution Rocks Light, and then turns around. Includes buffet dinner with complimentary adult drink [cash bar], DJ music, dancing and costume contest awards. Admission. $60 for adults and $40 for kids. CoVid protocols remain in effect. And on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 3 - 7 pm at the National Lighthouse Museum there's a Kids Halloween party ... in the past this SI Halloween party included costumes, raffles, music, face painting, pumpkins. Donations went to Breast Cancer Awareness. Not sure of the specifics for this year. Location. At 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point in the St. George neighborhood. Contact. www.lighthousemuseum.org

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Things to do on in All Five Boroughs of NYC on Halloween Weekend 2021

Here are links to some Halloween parties and events planned around the five boroughs. We will finished updating these pages earlier this week.

Bronx Halloween Parties and Events NYC

Brooklyn Halloween Parties and Events NYC

Manhattan Halloween Parties and Events NYC

Queens Halloween Parties & Events NYC

Staten Island Halloween Parties and Events NYC

Have a safe and Happy Halloween.








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