Costume, plans, perfect IG…don’t stress, we got you. See what’s happening on Hallo-weekend or the ghostly day itself. Beware of basic black cats and unattractive Jon Snow characters.
Friday, October 27th
Zombie Prom at Mr. Purple
Relive in your high-school prom (in the deadliest way). Mr. Purple’s themed Halloween party, Zombie Prom kicks off at 10:00PM featuring boo-zy cocktails, pano-views and Top-40 hits by DJ Danga.
It will be a night to dismember. Fatal formal attire is strongly encouraged. No tickets needed.
Hotel Indigo, 180 Orchard St, 212-237-1790, www.mrpurplenyc.com, @mrpurplenyc
The McKittrick Masquerade: Inferno
Immerse yourself in three nights of deviant witchcraft – Friday, October 27th, Saturday, October 28th and Halloween night, Tuesday, October 31st. This year’s Inferno will be the biggest Masquerade yet, with more floors and rooms of macabre mayhem than ever before.
Enjoy free-flowing libations, dancing and live entertainment – including special performances created just for the event – plus McKittrick-inspired surprises throughout the hotel. Each party begins just after that evening’s Sleep No More performance concludes, at 10:15PM (9:15PM on weeknights).
Arrive in occult-inspired attire such as sorcerer, enchanter, vampire, zombie, mummy, beast, fiend, monster, witch or raven. Tickets are available to purchase here.
530 W. 27th St, 212-904-1883, www.mckittrickhotel.com, @themckittrick
The Devil’s Birthday Bash at The Roof
Celebrate all of your sins at The Roof. Starting at 9:00PM, jam out to beats by Chazz Rockwell while sucking blood down deep cocktails.
Costumes are a must…so are table reservations for groups of 6 or more.
Viceroy, 124 W. 57th St, 212-707-8008, www.theroofny.com, @theroofny
Saturday, October 28th
Raines Law Room’s Halloween Masquerade Ball at the William
Soak up six hours of decadent dining, drinking, dancing, performance pieces and live music by the fantastic Rakiem Walker Project. Stroll through Raines Law Room and The Shakespeare for spine-chilling surprises. Masks are mandatory.
Tickets start at $25, including entertainment for the evening; all drinks and food sold a la carte. Upgrade to VIP for premium open bar, variety of light bites and three signature cocktails; access to the private room at Raines Law Room.
Tickets can be purchased here.
24 E. 39th St, 646-837-6779, www.theshakespearenyc.com, @theshakespearenyc
Tuesday, October 31st
Halloween Festival at Ethyl’s Alcohol & Food
Starting at 9:00PM, Ethyl’s will be hosting a Halloween Festival starring Brian Bergdoll as “Dead Elvis,” featuring Espolon Tequila cocktail specials, costumed GO-GO dancers, and the Velvet Elvis Burger – a quarter pounder topped with sharp cheddar, bacon, and Tennessee maple PB&B (peanut butter and banana) sauce.
DJ Tommy James will be spinning 70’s rock, funk, disco and soul. Enter the costume contest to win $100 cash – finalists receive separate bar tabs.
1629 2nd Ave, 212-300-4132, www.ethylsnyc.com, @ethylsalcoholnyc
Halloween Happy Hour at Arlo Soho
Devour $2 tacos and 2-for-1 deadly drinks over two eerie hours – from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at Good Story’s latest themed rooftop bar, Dia De Los Muertos. Go all out in costumes.
231 Hudson St, 212-342-7000, www.arlohotels.com, @arlohotels
Spooktacular Haunted Beer Garden Halloween Party at Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten
Join in at the Spooktacular Haunted Beer Garden Halloween Party. Enjoy pumpkin beer served out of pumpkin kegs, plus uncanny cocktails like the Bloody IV Bag, a mix of rye, ginger, grenadine and orange bitters served in an actual IV pouch with a straw.
There’s pre- and post-parade happy hour deals, too. Free to enter.
7 Rivington St, 212-253-7077, www.loreleynyc.com, @loreleynyc