It’s October and you know what that means, tricks, treats, and costume parties! This Halloween NYC has no shortage of extravagant events for travelers and locals alike. Can’t wait to show off an awesome get-up this year at the perfect Halloween party? NYCtourist.com has put together your guide to the best Halloween parties in NYC and where to crash after all of the fun.
- Webster Hell: Official After Party of the Village Halloween Parade & NYC’s Biggest Party Come see what all the talk is about at NYC’s oldest and largest Halloween party, Webster Hell. 128 years later the devil will rise again to throw this spooktacular event taking over all 4 floors of Webster Hall. The party begins with the 40th Annual NYC Halloween Parade in Greenwich Village where party-goers can witness Webster Hall’s Zombie Rave Halloween Float Spectacle, then at the stroke of midnight party goers watch the horrific virgin sacrifice, followed by the world famous costume contest with a prize of $5,000. This is the party for serious party goers… “a once in a lifetime experience”.
Where to crash? Howard Johnson Soho HotelLess than 2 miles away this newly built hotel mixes modern comfort and friendly service. Here guests will sleep well in their comfortable rooms, which offer wi-fi, and a complimentary continental breakfast. Out the front door guests have access to great dining, shopping, and sightseeing, just ask the Concierge where the best attractions are!
- The Official Halloween Haunted Mansion PartyThis sexy soiree boasts 90,000 square feet of entertainment and and music provided by world renowned DJ’s. Arrive early and take advantage of the complementary vodka bar from 9-10pm. Want to go BIG this year? VIP ticket holders have access to the exclusive 4th floor and open-bar all night, plus reserved seating. Tickets available in advance through Joonbug and NYCTourist.com.
Where to crash? Staybridge SuitesProviding the comforts of home, Staybridge Suites offers a no hassle, no mystery option with its single focus on its guests! Located in the midst of Times Square, Staybridge Suites is near all the fun including the Haunted Mansion Party. Staybridge Suites have a kitchen in every room, wi-fi, complimentary breakfast, and 24 access to numerous amenities.
- NYC Official Crawl-O-WeenThe official pub crawl of NYC allows patrons to take a tour on the streets of NYC and visit 12 different venues in the area. Each bar will be offering their own drinks specials for all participants to enjoy. The affair runs for 3 days and begins at 5 pm to get the party started early.
Where to crash? The Pod HotelLocated just 0.4 miles away from McFaddens, the starting point for the Crawl-O-Ween pub crawl, this hotel offers guests a budget friendly option without skimping on style! Each pod is furnished to maximize comparability and also comes adept with personalized climate control. Right outside visitors are very close to many subway stations allowing for cost saving access to any destination.
- Wall-Street Walks Ghost TourLooking for something for the entire family? All ages are welcome...if they’re brave enough! Embark on this 90 minute journey through the most haunted and historic neighborhoods in NYC. Visiting multiple grave sites, historic buildings, and dark haunted alleys. Tours will be running every Friday and Saturday through October as well as Halloween night.
Where to Crash? Renaissance New York Times Square HotelRight in the middle of Times Square this family friendly upscale hotel is close to all of the attractions! It is one of the most stylish boutique hotels in the area. The rooms offer a relaxing retreat with soundproofing, creating the perfect combination for a good nights rest. When you aren't resting you can take advantage of the panoramic views of the city and in room entertainment center.
And finally, NYCTourist.com features several of the hottest parties produced or promoted by Joonbug, NYC’s top event promoters. Big time parties will be at Capitale (130 Bowery), Slate (54 West, 21st Street), and Aspen Social (157 West 47th Street at the Night Hotel), Empire Hotel (Rooftop) at Lincoln Center, STK Meatpacking (26 Little West, 12th Street), Santos Party House ((6 Lafayette Street), Espace, and Revival and many more. Rumor has it you can get an All Access Pass if you act fast. Tickets are now on sale for parties and events on 10/26, 10/31, 11/1 and 11/2. Party details, tickets, prices, bottle & table service options are now available.NYCTourist.com is one of NYC’s busiest and oldest travel & tourism sites for everything New York City. The author Erica James has loved all things NYC ever since her first visit there.