Ghosts, goblins, witches, skeletons, fairies, cartoon characters and maybe an ancient person in history- presented alive or wrapped like a mummy, Halloween is that time of the year to get dressed in anything and no one will question why.
Brooklyn is one place to find something to everyone liking this Halloween. From parades to parties, here is a listing of some great Halloween themed events in Brooklyn:
Saturday October 26 7pm-10pm
MF Gallery NY 11th Annual Halloween Art Show Opening Night
213 Bond St. Brooklyn, NY 11217
The show will include affordable Halloween themed artwork by the following artists: Bob Scott, Bill Harbort, Mark Riddick, GH-05-T, Chad Savage, Annie Hunter, Itchy Soul, Sophie C'est La Vie, Drew Maillard, Cory Benhatzel, Sara A.Martin, Rudy Fig, Alessandra Fusi, Joanna Mulder, Nicoz Balboa, Greg Maillard, Shannon Daugherty, Frank Russo, Martina Secondo Russo & more.
Costumes are mandatory. Enjoy beer, candy, great art and lots of Halloween fun for all!
Admission is FREE and open to all ages.
Contact Martina Secondo Russo at (917)446-8681 or info@MFgallery.net
The Halloween Art Show will be open by appointment until November 24th, 2013.
Saturday October 26 9pm-2am
Ghouls & Glam Halloween Costume Party
Simplicity Wine Bar & Cafe
310 Malcolm X. Blvd. Brooklyn, NY
Best Costume Contest
Sunday, October 27 11am - 4pm
Ascarium New York Aquarium
602 Surf Ave. between W. Eighth and W. Fifth streets
Boo at the Aquarium! Trick or treat with Water Wizardry, The Sea Witch Spooky Show and walk through the Pumpkin Patch. There are performances by Barry G and Ramblin’ Davey of Dream Jam Band. Admission: $9 Contact: 718.265.3448
Sunday, October 27 2-4 pm
Go Fetch Run First Annual HOWLOWEEN Party Prospect Park
Dress your dog in their favorite costume
Join others for treats, games, and run the Down & Dirty Obstacle Course! Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and there will be tricks and treats for all. Sponsored by Calm Energy Dog Training. Details: South Long Meadow above the dog pond.
Thursday October 31 4pm-7pm
BAM’s 12th annual Halloween Black Party Peter Jay Sharp Building 30 Lafayette Avenue
With a ancient Egyptian theme, be on the look out for Sphinxes, snakes, and Cleopatras as they gather for an afternoon of games, candy giveaways, costume contests, and activities. Special performances by The Brooklyn Music School’s Rock Ensemble, DJs from the Scratch DJ Academy, stilt walkers and more. The event is sponsored by ConEdison, Target, Monk Fruit In The Raw.
Thursday, October 31 5:30-9:30pm
Halloween 313 – Fort Greene
313 Clinton Avenue between Lafayette and Dekalb Avenues
For 19 years, creative volunteers present a one-night-only, one-of-a-kind, over-the-top creep show for all ages at the home of Janna Kennedy aka "The Halloween Lady." This year's presentation is called 20,000 Screams Under the Sea: A Steampunk Adventure. Performances run approximately every 30 minutes and take place outside. Early arrival suggested.
October 31 6:30pm
Fith Avenue Park Slope Halloween Parade
Meet up at 14th Street and Fifth Avenue for this year's literary-themed procession - To Boo or Not to Boo. The route north along 7th Avenue, left down 3rd Street and end at The Old Stone House & Washington Park. Sponsored by the Park Slope Civic Council.
October 31, 7pm – 4am
Sailor Jerry’s Halloween Bash: A Night of Burlesque and B-Movie Horror-Themed Costume Contest
Passenger Bar, 229 Roebling Street, Williamsburg
Wear your best B-movie horror costume and enjoy a night of Burlesque featuring music by DJ Andy Rourke (the former bass player for The Smiths!) and nightclub expert/writer/DJ Steve Lewis. Doors open at 7pm, with an open bar from 7pm to 8pm (shot and a beer provided by PBR and Sailor Jerry). Burlesque show starts at 8:30pm. Burlesque performers include Bettina May and Cassandra Rosebeetle, Harvest Moon, and Gin Minsky, with Mr. Showbiz himself, Murray Hill emceeing. Drink specials, prizes and “other tricks and treats." Best B Movie Themed costumes win a limited edition tribute to the 1960s Airline Tremolectric- Eastwood Guitar, a free tattoo gift certificate, Layrite prizes, drinks and other special prizes!