Check Out These Spooktacular South Slope Halloween Events

Check Out These Spooktacular South Slope Halloween Events

Dying to do the monster mash this Halloween, but not sure where to go? From a pipsqueak parade to “big kid” costumed shenanigans, there are Halloween happenings for everyone in South Slope beginning on Saturday:

Freddy’s Halloween Costume Party
Freddy’s, 627 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 8pm
Cost: Free
Costume contest, prizes and live music from Telehaze, Black River Quartet, Erika Dagnino Quintet and Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster.

The Monro Pub’s 1st Annual Halloween Party
The Monro Pub, 481 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 9pm
Cost: Free
Costume contest, drink specials and “kickin’ tunes.”

Habana Tapas Halloween Party
Habana Tapas, 685 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 9pm
Cost: Free
Costume contest, haunted garden (weather permitting) and, of course, tapas!

Bar 718, 718 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 10pm
Cost $50
Costume contest, prizes and $50 open bar are waiting over at Bar 718 this Saturday from 10 till late.

Skylark Halloween Party
Skylark, 477 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 9pm
Cost: Free
Costume contest, bar tab prize, “creepy freakin movies” and tunes from DJ Josh Newton

Dia de los Muertos Halloween Jam
Piramide Mexican Restaurant, 499 5th Avenue
Saturday, October 27, 5:00pm
Cost: $35 Open Bar (From 10:00pm – 12:00pm)
Special tapas menu, costume contest, $35 open bar and live music from John Cortijo and his salsa band, Amigos Unidos, from 9:00pm – 12:00am.

9th Annual Saturday before Halloween Costume Party Extravaganza
Lucky 13 Saloon, 273 13th Street
Saturday, October 27
Cost: Free
An anything-goes costume contest for cash prizes, bar tabs and schwag (who doesn’t like schwag?), featuring DJ Jennifer J. Arroyo/JENNCITY, go-go girls and more.

Halloween at Green-Wood
Green-Wood Cemetery
Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, 1pm
Cost: $15 for Green-Wood Historic Fund members and $20 for non-members; reservations recommented
Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman leads visitors on a haunting tour through Green-Wood Cemetery and its catacombs. Final resting place stops include everyone from the founders of Spiritualism to George Washington’s favorite dentist.

Halloween Playspace
BAX (Brooklyn Arts Exchange)
Monday, October 29, 9:30am
Cost: $10 per family
Expect playing, singing, dancing, and enjoy a special goody bag of treats.

Zombie Apocalypse Training
South Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
518 5th Avenue
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00pm
Cost: Free for ages 17+
The zombie apocalypse is upon us, but South Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is here to help in their Halloween themed self-defense class.

Halloween Costume Contest
Brooklyn Comics and More
493 7th Avenue
Wednesday, October 31, 12pm
Cost: Free
Costumed “kids” ages 3 and up can come in throughout the day to show off their costumes. The snazziest and most creative will receive finalist tickets to return at 6pm for judging within the various age categories (3-7, 8-12, 13-20 and 21+).

Halloween Movies for Kids
Park Slope Library
Wednesday, October 31, 3pm
Cost: Free
We’re not sure what’s on the schedule yet, but it’s sure to be spooky.

Community Haunted House
AmeriKick Park Slope, 529 5th Avenue
Wednesday, October 31, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $5 Donation to St. Jude’s Hospital
Need a break from trick or treating? Stop by the Community Haunted House at AmeriKick and get scared for a good cause!

The 2012 Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade
Starting point: 14th Street and 7th Avenue
Wednesday, October 31, 6:30pm
Cost: Free
A Halloween tradition since 1986, expect volunteers handing out candy, giant puppets, and hundreds of children (and parents) in costume.

Halloween Vinyl Party
The Owl Farm, 297 9th Street
Wednesday, October 31
Cost: Free
The Vinyl Club returns to Owl Farm to rock out this Halloween night. In addition to beer specials, a costume will get you a dollar off anything and, if you can work it, two costumes will get you two dollars off!

Horror Themed Halloween Party
Lucky 13 Saloon, 273 13th Street
Wednesday, October 31
Cost: Free
Rock out with First Jason Official, hang with DJ Retch (Raphael Hunter) Reyes, some gogo girls and enjoy drink specials all night long.

Day of the Dead Party
Greenwood Park, 555 7th Avenue
Friday, November 2, 9pm
Cost: $5 cover
Although not exactly Halloween, it’s close enough. Dia de los Muertos party benefiting Green-Wood Cemetery. Costume contest with $850 in cash prizes, Mexican food, drink specials, DJ Freaky Felgzzz and other special guests expected.

Also, be sure to get out early for trick or treating. Routes along 5th and 7th Avenues generally start getting crazy around 4pm.

Know of any events that we missed? Have a go-to trick or treating route? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll add them to the list.

Photo via Park Slope Civic Council


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