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Oct 15, 2018

Halloween 2018 In Astoria

Here’s our action-packed, just spooky enough, Halloween in Astoria 2018 post! Pumpkin smashing, dance parties, and sweet treats are just a few of the things you can look forward to (…)

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Here’s our action-packed, just spooky enough, Halloween in Astoria 2018 post! Pumpkin smashing, dance parties, and sweet treats are just a few of the things you can look forward to this Halloween.

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Locked Escape Room

Grab your friends and try Locked, our local escape room. Come in costume, and your get $5 off your next trip. (Their spooky room sounds extra perfect for the occasion.)

Passage Irish Bar

Join us for our first ever Halloween Pumpkin Smashing Party on Saturday September 27th. Dance like Michael Jackson with music by DJ Ronan Kerr or Smash Pumpkins in the Parlour like Billy Corgan.

Ever have evil thoughts about smashing one of those big pumpkins you see in every store? Live your Halloween fantasy here at Passage. In conjunction with local charities it’s five bucks to smash a five pound pumpkin however you see fit. Our Parlour will be transformed into a Pumpkin Horror Show. Smashing Pumpkins Music blasting? Check. Plastic on the walls ala American Psycho? Check. Pumpkin carcasses everywhere? Check. Or simply get your Monster Mash on in the front as DJ Ronan takes center stage with Pumpkin Beer and Halloween cocktail specials all night. Cash prize for best costume at Midnight.

Really, their event listing says it all. Grab a friend, and smash a pumpkin.

The Ditty

Grab your creepiest, weirdest, most insane costume and head over to The Ditty for their 3rd annual Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 27th. DJ starts at 9pm and goes until they’re done. Themed drink specials and an unnecessary amount of decorations. Don’t forget about the fog machine! As always, the kitchen is open until last call.

Oliver’s Astoria

For an extra treat for those in costume on October 27 and October 31, Oliver’s Astoria on Broadway will be featuring $5 pumpkin beers and select shots.

The Bonnie

The Bonnie will be hosting an 80s-themed Halloween party on Saturday October 27 from 5pm to 4am, with spooky cocktail specials, rad 80s music and a totally bodacious costume contest.

Fifth Hammer

Trading in creepiness for cuteness, Fifth Hammer in LIC will be having a DOG HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST on Sunday, October 28 at 3-4pm. Bring your dudded pups or just show up to gush over the cuteness.

Raven’s Head Public House

Raven’s Head is getting into the Halloween spirit with three separate events! On Saturday, October 27, come by from 10pm-4am for a Halloween party with a DJ, drink specials, and a costume contest with prizes. The following day, October 28, keep the party going with a Post Boos Brunch from 11am-5pm. If you arrive dressed in your costume, you’ll get a discount from your brunch bill! On October 31, the DJ will be back from 8pm-2am with no cover, more drink specials, and a new costume contest. Folks are also invited to join Raven’s Head at 4pm to hand out handy to trick-or-treaters starting at 4pm.

Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden


Keep your fingers crossed for good weather for the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden‘s Halloween costume party on Saturday, October 27 from 5pm-1am. DJ Mike Torres will be supplying the evening’s soundtrack, and prizes will be awarded for Scariest, Best Homemade, and Crowd Favorite costumes.

Halsey’s Tavern

Halsey’s Tavern on 31st Ave will be hosting the Haunted Halsey‘s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 27 from 9pm-12am. They’ll be serving up $8 Halloween cocktails & $5 Halloween shots for all attendees in costume. They also promise to be rocking the most haunted jamming tunes until midnight! Surprise prize for the best costume of the night; no door cover.

PS: Sister restaurant Mom’s will have a special Halloween theme shake & food specials running the week of Halloween.

Salsa In Queens

“Calling all dancing queens, salsa ghouls, and bachata goblins! Come party with us at Queens’ craziest Halloween dance party. We’ll have two rooms transformed into the ultimate Halloween experiences. Costume contest at midnight. Don’t miss out **SPACE LIMITED** ”
For more info, click here.

CARNIVAL MACABRE

Celebrate the best day of the year in this 12,000  square foot waterfront art gallery. Unleash your inner creepy clown, bring your Ouiji board, that old accordion you keep telling yourself you will one day play again, round up your marionette strings, your big-top inspired clothing, your top hats, unicycles and corsets, and prepare to take part in the Danse Macabre (The Dance Of Death), a grim ritual dating back to the Middle Ages. “No matter ones situation in life: The Danse Macabre unites us all.”

Ticket info and details here.

Astoria Family Halloween Parade

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Need a little something family friendly to do with the kids? The 13th annual Astoria Family Halloween Parade is just the thing. The parade will starts at 12pm from Ditmars & 31st Street, heading to the Great Lawn at Astoria Park. Central Astoria is throwing an after-party on the lawn with crafts and activities galore!

Harvest Festival + Château le Woof

The festivities at Socrates Sculpture Park, and their neighbors, Chateau le Woof are not to be missed! Pet parades, tarot readings, performances, and costume making is just some of what you can expect at this family friendly affair. Click here for the full line up, happening Oct. 27th from noon to 4pm. The party continues at le Woof from 4pm on for dogs and their humans, with spooky treats, drinks, and of course adorable play time.

Astoria Bookshop

Spooky Storytime & Open mic at Astoria Bookshop, Tuesday October 30, 7:00PM – 8:00PM. Come sit by the candlelight, and prepare for a night of fright!  In honor of Halloween, they’ll be reading aloud from some favorite mysteries, ghost stories, and terrifying tales. Don’t be afraid to jump in and read your personal favorites, or share something of your own!

Daly’s Pub

Do you have a costume that says AWARD WINNING this year? You might want to check out Daly’s Pub, where the cash prize for best costume is $250. None too shabby. Drinks specials, dancing, and a kinda cool sounding rock cover band. Full info here.

 The Astorian

Catch this rarely seen 1621 play, The Witch of Edmonton, this Halloween at The Astorian. Expect interactive games and surprises . Costumes are encouraged!

Sekend Sun

Costume contests, open bar, and our fave DJ await at Sekund Sun’s Halloween bash this year. Are you a villain or a superhero?

Rice K

This October 27 join Rice K for their Jack-O-Lantern Contest. Do you have a killer pumpkin you’ve carved, painted, or decorated? Bring it in anytime from now till Oct 27 for a chance to win prizes. First prize $100 gift certificate, second place $50, third Halloween gifts (3 winners).

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