Halloween Events NYC Style Equals Halloween Fun

Those who live in New York City know that Halloween events NYC style are all part of the fun experience of living in the Big Apple. Although the easy breezy summer season has ended and school has begun, there is always the excitement.

Those who live in New York City know that Halloween events NYC style are all part of the fun experience of living in the Big Apple. Although the easy breezy summer season has ended and school has begun, there is always the excitement of looking towards costumed parades and joyous happenings that only Halloween events NYC style have to offer. Whether being part of the Village joviality downtown or sharing in the Halloween fun with a parade for the children or pets, New York City is certainly the place to be to celebrate Halloween.

Village Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 31
7 p.m. (ending at approximately 11 p.m.)
Beginning on 6th Avenue at Spring Street, the parade runs up 6th Avenue to 16th Street.

Perhaps the most well known Halloween parade in the world, the Village Halloween Parade celebrates its 42nd year of joyous fun. Whether you are joining in the parade or standing and watching the fun costumed creations walk by, this is the ultimate New York City fashioned Halloween event that people look forward to and plan for all year long. All are invited to participate as long as you are in costume. Enjoy dancing the streets as you march along with more than 50 bands playing tunes from around the world. New York creativity is in abundance for those watching true creative artists donning their amazing built creations to showcase walking in this unique parade.

Wall Street Walks Ghost Tour
Fridays and Saturdays in October (including October 31)
5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
On Wall Street in New York City

Wall Street in New York City is not just known for the world of finance, it happens to also be a most haunted neighborhood in the city as well. What better way to celebrate Halloween in New York City than to take a 90-minute Wall Street Walks Ghost Tour. The tour welcomes all ages to see the ghost hosting sights of graves and historic buildings. You will also be taken down out-of-the-way dark alleys to seek ghost sightings as well.

6th Annual Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 24
11 a.m.
1904 Surf Avenue

Coney Island is all about fun for all ages with the rides and attractions all year round. It is the perfect location for you to bring the kids to have fun marching in a parade planned just for them. This year marks the 6th year of the Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade hosting a venue for the young ones to strut their costumed selves. Kids and their friends and family are invited to join in the celebratory fun. This is a totally kid friendly event that offers free entertainment along with giveaways, a costume contest, and yummy trick-or-treating.

24th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade
Saturday, October 24
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tompkins Square Park

New York City is all about letting the barking members of the family join in the fun as well. The dogs get their chance to strut their costumed finest at the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. Noted on the web site is the mention by CNN calling it “the largest dog costume parade in the world.” Beginning the excitement at 12 p.m. is the runway competition vying for the coveted best-in-show award. The ward show is followed with a parade by those participating and watching.

Image Source: Flickr/Stacie Joy


Carol Ruth Weber writes on interests relevant to today's dwellers in society from decor to health, beauty and fashion as well as green living and DIY. Carol began her career as a Theatrical Costume and Set Designer and segued into the world of Interior Design. Along the way Carol honed her skills as both an Interior Designer and Life Designer.Carol has been taken into service by individuals and businesses to assist clients with the daily battles to find enough time in every day to do all that is needed to do in order to enjoy their life and to be happy with their surroundings providing subjects for her many published pieces. Carol is known for her thoughtful and insightful views as well as being an on-air expert for eHow and SFGate.Read Carol's many articles focusing on Decorating, Fashion, Beauty, Art, Pets, Lifestyle and General News published on Examiner.com. Her talented approach to life through writing can also be seen on statewide CBSlocal.com sites as well as for a number of other publications including Yahoo and Care.com. Enjoy following Carol's blog for her insightful look at the world. Carol's mission through her writing is to dance people towards results to achieve peace in their surroundings! Carol Ruth Weber may be contacted at weberlifedesign.com.

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