Where to Celebrate Halloween on Long Island & in NYC

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Whether you choose to spend Halloween in NYC or on Long Island this week, you are sure to stumble upon a scary good time. This week is already off to a great start with plenty of dinner specials, ghoulish cocktails, and fright-filled parties. With plenty of opportunities to wear your costume all week long, below are our favorite spots to celebrate Halloween across Long Island and in the city.

Rowdy Hall’s 20th Annual Rowdyween

Rowdy Hall will hold their 20th annual “Rowdyween” party on Thursday, October 31st from 7:30pm until the witching hour. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. This entitles revelers to one complimentary drink, delicious Rowdy snacks, $5 drafts and $6 well drinks, and live music. There will be $500 in cash prizes awarded for the best costumes. “Come in costume . . . or don’t come at all!”

Halloween Chef’s Tasting Evening

The recently opened Filipino-American bistro on the Lower East Side, TSISMIS NYC, is going to be hosting a Halloween Chef’s Tasting Evening on Halloween night. The night will include a seasonal 4-course menu that is inspired by the flavors of Spain, with a wine and cocktail pairing option. The 4-course menu is $90 and $30 additional for wine/drink pairing. There will be a best costume prize and surprise treats, as well as a live DJ to keep the fiesta going. Reservations must be made by calling (646) 329-6875.

Explore The Milleridge Halloween Village

Trick or Treat at The Milleridge Halloween Village in Jericho every weekend in October. Friday from 6-10pm, Saturday from 1-11pm, and Sunday from 12-6pm, weather permitting. Enter the haunted house and escape room at your own risk or receive a ghostly greeting with one of their spooky rides. Get a peek inside your future with one of the fortune readers and enjoy family friendly attractions. These include the pumpkin patch, magicians, face painting, stilt walkers and fire eaters. Be sure to stay for dinner, and don’t skip their famous ice cream sundae and dessert menu.

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Halloween at Solé East & The Backyard Restaurant

The Backyard Restaurant invites all monsters, ghouls, witches and ghosts to celebrate Halloween in The Backyard. This will mark the 2019 season’s end on Saturday, October 26th beginning at 8pm. The evening will feature free bar food, drink specials and a live DJ. Guests who come in costume will also be entered to win a weekend stay. Admission to the party is free.

Village Halloween Parade

Get ready to witness the city’s most innovative and detailed costumes at this popular, festive parade. The 46th Annual Village Halloween Parade will begin on Thursday, October 31st at 7pm. The marchers line up on Sixth Avenue between Canal and Spring Streets. The parade will then head north up Sixth Avenue to 16th Street.