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Halloween is that time of the year, when you sport the quirkiest of costumes and scare everyone around. Not everybody gets it right, but New York is surely high on the spook quotient. There’s so much to do here during Halloween that you are going to be spoilt for choice. Sip on some exotic cocktails and binge on some sumptuous food too – after all, Halloween is a big fat celebration!

Best Halloween Parties In New York

Here’s a list of places to have an epic Halloween. Of course, New York does not know how to do boring; they go all out!

1. Music For The Masses

Music For The Masses

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This is a new wave party, where the guests dance to the tunes of Depeche Mode, Echo and the Bunnymen and Joy Division, among others. This one is all about some great music and dance and of course, food and drinks! This one is for serious goth aficionados and we aren’t joking! So, if you are one of those people, attend this party for sure!

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Dates: October every year

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2. The McKittrick Masquerade: Inferno

The McKittrick Masquerade

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The McKittrick Hotel is popular for hosting the masquerade ball for Halloween every year. Guess what? It’s not just one, but, three nights of fun with a well-stocked bar, a huge party space and of course, enthralling performances too! Get into your favourite costume and let your hair down at the party of a lifetime!

Location: 530 W 27th St, New York
Dates: October every year

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3. Ghost Ship

Ghost Ship

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Mr Purple hosts a theme party for Halloween every year and it’s a night you don’t want to miss for anything in the world! Imagine being freakishly dressed and enjoying stunning views of the New York skyline all night; sounds like an offer you can’t refuse. Oh, and this isn’t it, the DJ plays some of the best music to get you moving, so you can’t escape even if you have two left feet.

Location: Hornblower Cruises & Events Pier 40, NY
Dates: October every year

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4. City Of Gods Halloween

City Of Gods Halloween

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This one is different from the others not just in its theme, but also its opulence and extravagance. Organised by the House of YES and ZERO, this one calls all deities and demigods as well as gods and goddesses to come together for a great night. You can experience this and more on four floors with more than 15 DJ’s playing foot-tapping numbers and of course, there’s free-flowing drinks at the ten bars here. This event has an endless maze of temples and altars, shrines and sanctuaries for a whole lot of fun! Come dressed in the finest of clothes and make divine memories.

Location: The Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Expressway, Brooklyn, NY
Dates: October every year

5. Refinery Rooftop’s Halloween Masquerade Ball

Refinery Rooftop’s Halloween Masquerade Ball

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Come armoured in your masks and a black tie (that’s optional!) to the Refinery Rooftop’s Halloween Masquerade Ball that has great music, magic and a lot more! Make new friends over Halloween-inspired cocktails amidst the stunning backdrop of the Empire State Building. The food here is equally good, so there are a lot of options to dig in. This is New York City’s most popular rooftop and for good reason!

Location: Manhattan, NY
Dates: October every year

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6. Stillhouse Night of the Fallen Halloween Party

Stillhouse Night of the Fallen Halloween Party

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This one is a whole lot of fun; the name says it all, doesn’t it? Every year, there’s a different theme and in 2018, it was Rapper G-Eazy who hosted this insane Halloween party along with co-hosts Lais Ribeiro and Shanina Shaik and the night saw performances by DJ Ruckus, DJ Quiz and DJ Spade; now you know what we are talking about! If you choose to come here, you know you are going to have a jolly good time for sure!

Location: Marquee, NY
Dates: October every year

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7. “Find Your Boo” Halloween Singles Party

Find Your Boo

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This one we are sure will have full attendance, after all who doesn’t want to find their boo? This Halloween costume party has a rule that the attendees must be single! There are at least a 300 people here dancing the night away and hoping to bump into someone they can call their ‘boo’. Sounds exciting, right? Oh, and if you get lucky that night, then you both win a free shot as well. Now, that’s what we call a party!

Location: Stitch Bar and Lounge, West 37th Street, NY
Dates: October every year

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8. World of Whimsy Halloween Party

World of Whimsy Halloween Party

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This one is surely a whimsical night at New York’s favourite rooftop bar at William Vale. Expect a night of sizzling performances, both song and dance, a live DJ and a jaw-dropping fire show by The Hive Fire. The appetisers here are crafted by chef Andrew Carmellini, which are sure to tantalise your taste buds. Sip on Halloween-inspired spooky cocktails through the night; it’s definitely going to be a night to remember!

Location: West 41st and 7th Ave, NY
Dates: October Every Year

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While Halloween is indeed a big gig in New York and it’s a great time to be in the city during this time, set out on that trip you’ve been planning forever! And for when you do, let TravelTriangle plan your trip to New York, so that you can enjoy on a laidback vacay!

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