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Your guide to celebrating Halloween in Brooklyn (and beyond), 2019 edition

Your guide to celebrating Halloween in Brooklyn (and beyond), 2019 edition


There are lots of amazing places to celebrate Halloween in New York this year. We mentioned that Brooklyn Bazaar is closing next month, so their Halloween Massacre is a good choice. There’s also lots of great cover bands and parties to check out.

Here are some of our top picks. Check back for updates!


What: ‘70s Disco Halloween Party
When: 8 pm on Thursday, October 31
Where: The Ledge, 321 Starr Street Floor 2, Bushwick

Head over to a favorite Bushwick haunt, The Ledge, for their ‘70s Disco Halloween Party! Starting at 8pm on Halloween night, The Ledge will transform their heated, tented rooftop into a throwback disco zombie party, complete with ornate Halloween cocktails and candy, a costume contest, and, of course, a DJ to spinning tunes all night long. No cover! More information



What: Halloween Massacre at Brooklyn Bazaar, with three rooms of music
When: Friday October 25, Doors 10pm
Where: Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue

In the laboratory – The Black Parade, Emo & Pop Punk w/DJs Jet, Swabby & Nekosiren; In the crypt – Nevermind, ’90s Alt w/DJs Annabel Evil, Kitty, Amazon A; In the dungeon – Feel Good, Indie Electronic w/DJs Flying Horse & Alex English. Halloween Costume Contest with Cash Prizes, plus Halloween Decorations, Candy, Giveaways & More. More Information



What: BangOn!NYC Presents Warehouse of Horrors
When: October 25th – 26th
Where: Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY

BangOn!NYC’s signature Halloween festival brings two full nights of music and mayhem to Ridgewood’s hottest hang. Friday is for bass lovers, when acts like San Holo, Ekali and The Glitch Mob bring heavy beats to the main room. Dirtybird Records label boss Claude VonStroke rules the roost on Saturday along with fellow housemates Justin Martin and Justin Jay. Expect three stages, a haunted house, body painting, aerial dancers and many more spooky surprises. More information


What: The Cityfox Halloween Festival
When: October 26th
Where: Avant Gardner, 140 Stewart Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Cityfox returns to Avant Gardner for another 12-hour immersive marathon. Catch a variety of house and techno acts across five stages, including singer/songwriter Monolink, All Day I Dream founder Lee Burridge and local DJ duo, Bedouin. Unmatched production and appearances from rare international acts like live manipulation maven Giorgia Anguili make this party a must see. More information


What: Circoloco, Halloween
When: October 26th
Where: Brooklyn Navy Yard, 141 Flushing Avenue

Experience Ibiza in your backyard when Teksupport brings Circoloco stateside for its off-season kickoff! This year’s lineup features a handful of international heroes among them Seth Troxler, Honey Dijon and William Djoko. More information


What: Elsewhere, Halloween
When: October 26th and October 31st
Where: 599 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Celebrate Halloween and Elsewhere’s 2nd Anniversary with a visit to the club to catch house acts like Mella Dee and Hannah Wants (Saturday, October 26th) or local synth rock slayers, Yeasayer (Thursday, October 31st). Whatever your taste, Elsewhere’s got the goods to make this holiday so good it’s scary. More information


What: Rubulad Presents The Island of Doctor Moreau
When: Saturday October 31st
Where: Bushwick – more information here

Live music by: Funkrust Brass Band, Art Gray Noizz Quintet, Hard Nips, The YeahTones with your creepy M.C. Tanya Solomon, Exotic Go-Go by Anna Copacabanna, plus Spooky Cartoon Carnival, Pukey Projections by The Sperm Whale, Mike Flaherty’s Art Hell Death Drawing, and much, much more! More information


What: Caravan Gitane Present: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
When: October 31st
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street,Brooklyn, NY 11249
National Sawdust is one of the most unique rooms in the city and this show is about as Halloween as you can get, a screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a silent movie from 1920, accompanied by a live score followed by an afterparty. More information
What: Halloween Warm Up!
When: October 28th
Where: Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
I don’t know any of these bands, but hey, you put a Pixies tribute band (Grave of Mutiliation) on a bill and my ears might prick up, add a Superchunk tribute band (Superhunx) and I might do a double-take, then you throw in a Rush tribute band (Honeydew Diners) and you’ve got yourself a party. Kudos to anyone who turns up in a kimono. More information
What: Allegaeon, INFERI, Paladin, Divergence, Ancestral Curse & Fliege
When: November 1st
Where: The Kingsland, 269 Norman Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11222
You’re hitting up a six-band metal show in deepest Greenpoint, including (full disclosure) FreeWilliamsburg’s own Fliege. If you thought Halloween ended on the 31st of October, think again. More information

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