Halloween in Brooklyn
Halloween Costumes in Brooklyn: All About DIY & ReadyMade
Get great ideas for costumes — whether you want to be the Brooklyn Botanic Garden or an Occupy Wall Street sign, make your own, find great vintage places to shop for costumes, or go green and participate in one of Brooklyn's Halloween costume shops. Find out where to find costumes in Brooklyn year round, whether for New Year's Masquerade Party,...
Easy NYC Halloween Costumes: How to Make a Brooklyn Flea Costume (Siphonaptera)
Love to shop at Brooklyn Flea? Always have your antennae up looking for a good bargain? Then make a Brooklyn Flea costume for Halloween. Here's how
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: How to Be a Mrs. Stahl's Knish for Halloween & New Year
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: How to be that quintessential Jewish Brooklyn food, a Mrs. Stahl's knish, for Halloween, Purim or New Years.
Where are Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Brooklyn?
Thrift stores are great for Halloween costumes, especially if you're making your own. Where are Salvation Army thrift stores in Brooklyn?
Halloween for Kids in Brooklyn
Halloween fun for even the littlest monsters.
Halloween in Brooklyn: Parades, Haunted Houses, Costumed Dogs, Pumpkins & More
Halloween in Brooklyn is serious fun, and not only for hundreds of thousands of Brooklyn kids and their families. The borough is popping with Halloween fun for people of all ages: Halloween parades, haunted walks and haunted houses, Halloween parties in restaurants, Halloween concerts, classic scary movies and of course, and opportunities...
No Pumpkins for Halloween? 4 Fun, Green Alternatives for Brooklyn & Other Kids
When the price of pumpkins shoot through the roof, parents might want to find an environmentally sound alternative for the Halloween festivities. Here are four ways to have a different kind of Halloween pumpkin.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes in Brooklyn: Where to Buy Costumes
Want to know where to get Halloween costumes in Brooklyn? Here are more than a half dozen tips to send you in the right direction. Boo!
A Real Brooklyn Family Halloween: Fishy But Fun at Coney Island Aquarium
Make a date! Put these special Halloween events on your calendar for the A-Scarium, at Coney Island's NY Aquarium. You can hear family friendly musical performances, be spellbound by storytellers, and watch a Halloween magic show. And, the day before Halloween, meet & greet ghoulish Broadway stars, members of the cast of the show, the Addams...
Brooklyn Halloween A-scarium at the Aquarium: Treats, Spooky Ship, 4D Movies
Pre-Halloween family fun: Explore a spooky ship, see a 4D Pirate mini-movie at the "A-Scarium" at the NY Aquarium in Coney Island.
Brooklyn Does Halloween with First Family of Creepy
There's a lot of cool family fun activities at the A-scarium at the Aquarium in Coney Island. In 2011, this favorite annual Halloween event has an additional attraction: members of the cast of the Broadway musical comedy show, The Addams Family, will be on hand on October 30th.
Brooklyn Themed Costumes: How to Make a Brooklyn Bridge Costume for Halloween
Brooklyn-themed costumes: Be the Brooklyn Bridge for Halloween, New Years, Purim.
Halloween for Kids in Brooklyn
Halloween fun for even the littlest monsters.
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: John Roebling, Brooklyn Bridge Engineer and Hero
Want to do something a little offbeat for Halloween? Be John Roebling, the civil engineer who played a major role in the building of the historic American landmark, the Brooklyn Bridge.
Brooklyn New York: Theme Costumes for Halloween,New Years,Purim & Just Plain Fun
Get ideas for Brooklyn theme costumes. Brooklyn's so hot, even people who don't live here just love Brooklyn. So why not be a Brooklyn New York icon for Halloween, New Year's Eve costume parties, or other costume events? Here's how to make Brooklyn themed costumes, from the Brooklyn Bridge to a Brighton Beach knish to Brooklyn's visible and...
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: 7 Ways to Make a Marty Markowitz Halloween Costume
Brooklyn's high visibility Borough President Marty Markowitz, known by all as "Marty," is the perfect foil for a Halloween costume (or any other costume occasion). You won't easily find a ready made Marty Markowitz mask in a costume store, so be prepared to improvise. Here are seven different ways to "be" Marty Markowitz in costume, from jester...
Best Williamsburg Vintage Shops for Halloween
It's Halloween. You have ten costume parties to go to and no costume. Fear not; here is a list of four vintage shops in Williamsburg with a great selection of crazy clothes to help build a perfect Halloween costume from scratch - and for cheap.
Brooklyn Vintage Shopping Guide: Williamsburg Vintage for Men, Women, Furniture
Here is your ultimate guide to the best vintage stores in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, apparel for men and women for every price-range, organized by category and occasion. This list is all you ever need to know about shopping vintage in Williamsburg.
Need a Cheap Brooklyn Theme Halloween Costume? 3 Tips from a Designer
Need a cheap Halloween costume for an adult or the kids? Get three good tips from a designer who says: Just use your head!
Halloween Costumes for Couples: A 2-Person Coney Island "Cyclone" Roller Coaster
Need a two person or couples costume with a New York City theme? Here's how to be a Brooklyn the Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster, a historic Brooklyn, icon for Halloween or any costume party event.
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: Be the Williamburg Savings Bank, AKA One Hanson Place
Want to be something iconic for Halloween? How about the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, now known as One Hanson Place? It's one of the tallest buildings in Brooklyn, an original early 20th century skyscraper. Here's how.
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: How to Be Coney's Cyclone Roller Coaster for Halloween
For Halloween, you can make a costume that captures one of New York City --and America's -- historic sites, Coney Island's "Cyclone" roller coaster amusement park ride. Here's how to be this Brooklyn icon for Halloween or any costume party event.
Brooklyn Theme Costumes: How to Be the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Halloween
Be the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for Halloween, a masquerade party or any event when you want to wear a costume. It's environmentally friendly, beautiful — and there are lots of ways to make it.
Cheap Couples Costumes for Halloween with a Brooklyn New York Theme
Stepping out to a Halloween party or parade as a two-some? Here are some ideas for two person or couples costumes with a New York theme: Brooklyn's Coney Island and the Brooklyn Bridge. Make them yourself, in DIY fashion, and rest assured you'll have an original costume for Halloween, a masquerade party, New Years Eve or other costume event.
Easy Brooklyn Theme Costumes for 2: Be Bridge & Tunnel Types for Halloween
Need a costume for two that's funny and really fast? Be "bridge and tunnel" types for Halloween. It's good for couples, friends, and a laugh. And, people in Brooklyn and New York City will get it.
Brooklyn Theme Halloween Costume: Brooklyn Chewing Gum (Be a Stick, Be a Pack)
Here's a wonderful, easy, and cheaply made Halloween costume idea for adults or kids: Brooklyn Chewing Gum. Be a stick of gum. Or, be a whole pack! Find out what it looks like, how to make it — and what the joke is!
Brooklyn Columbus Day Sales on Halloween Costumes, Decorations, Candy
Halloween’s two and a half weeks after Columbus Day, and Brooklyn chain stores often offer good deals on candy , Halloween decorations and costumes as part of their Columbus Day promotions and sales. Here are a few places to check out.
How Do You Get to the Park Slope Halloween Parade? Directions for Parents
The Park Slope Children's Halloween Parade starts near one subway, and ends near another. Find out how to get to this popular annual Halloween event. It's New York's biggest family-friendly Halloween parade — and the nation's largest children's Halloween parade. Directions to the Park Slope Children's Halloween Parade
When is the Halloween Parade in Park Slope, Brooklyn?
The annual Children’s Halloween Parade in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is the largest such parade in the United States. A decades-old tradition, it has grown into a major event, and is organized by the Park Slope Civic Council. When is this year's Park Slope Halloween Parade?
Brooklyn Halloween Costume Swaps
Brooklyn Halloween Costume Swaps: What a great idea! Instead of spending money, just trade 'em in! Here's where to find costume swaps in October in Brooklyn, New York.
Halloween Pet Costume Parades & Contests in Brooklyn, New York—Event Calendar
Brooklyn's pet owners can bring their costumed pets to a few different wildly funny and enjoyable Halloween pet costume parades and contests. Find out where, and when — and consider joining with other volunteers to make these events a boo-tiful experience.
Harvest Fest & Halloween Haunted House:October Family Fun in Bay Ridge Brooklyn
Family-friendly Bay Ridge goes all out for Halloween. In fact, festivities begin in mid-October with a fun Harvest Festival with echoes of an American yesteryear: play in a pumpkin patch, ride a pony and enjoy the adorable, silly and hilarious dog costumes in the dog parade. Every Halloween day you can attend a spooky event that runs for eight hours, with different levels of scariness for different age kids.
Dog Costume Parade & Halloween Family Fun in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights makes hay on Halloween. Find out what's happening ....
Halloween Events in Coney Island: Haunted Pirate Ship, Ribald Humor & More
Coney Island, New York's historic playground, won't disappoint on Halloween. Find out about a haunted house, trick or treating and a children's Halloween costume parade in Coney Island. Adults shouldn't miss CREEPSHOW AT THE FREAKSHOW, a Coney Island Halloween extravaganza. Festivities start mid-October (weekends) and run through the end of the...
New York Does Halloween!A Brooklyn Neighborhood Guide to Big Halloween Events
Just about every Brooklyn neighborhood — and there are dozens of them in a borough with two and a half million people — has some kind of Halloween festivity. Here's a select guide to some of the biggest and best known of Brooklyn's many public Halloween events. It's organized, for your convenience, by location. Look for your neighborhood, and...
Make an Occupy Wall Street Halloween Costume: Carry the Message (Literally)
Occupy Wall Street, a public protest against a number of social ills, caught on in the fall of 2011. For Halloween, here's one idea of how to make a Halloween costume out of the varied messages that the protesters articulated.
More Than A Dozen Great Halloween Parades in Brooklyn New York: When & Where
Family-friendly Brooklyn neighborhoods put on over a dozen different Halloween parades for kids during the month of October. Most, but not all, are on Halloween itself, or the weekend before. In addition to the famous Park Slope Halloween parade, there are parades everywhere from Coney Island to Bay Ridge to Williamsburg. Find out what's...
Political Costumes for Brooklyn Halloween: A Street Sign that Says: WALL STREET
Political messaging is a Halloween tradition in New York City and, of course, Brooklyn. Given the prominence of the Occupy Wall Street events in the news media, here are a few ideas for DIY Halloween costumes that feature the rapid spread of this grassroots protest movement in the autumn of 2011, one year before a Presidential election.
Political Halloween Costume: Grassroots Movement
Brooklyn is a politically active borough of New York City, and clever Halloween costumes often carry political messages. Find out how to create a conversation-starting "grassroots Occupy Wall Street protest costume" for Halloween.
Political Costumes for Halloween: Occupy Wall Street
Want to get a point across for Halloween — a political point, that is? Here are a few ideas, taken from Brooklyn, NY Halloween and the Occupy Wall Street protests of 2011. The ideas are simple, expressive, and can be adapted to many politically-themed costumes addressing a range of issues.
Ghouls & Gourds Festival: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Halloween Event
The one-day Ghouls and Gourds Halloween event at the end of October at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens is one of New York City's best Halloween outings.
Family-Friendly Halloween Party: Ghouls & Gourds at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Have fun at "Ghouls & Gourds," the annual Halloween party for kids and families at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It's a great outing for kids: lots of outdoor space, tons of activities and Halloween crafts, musical performances, and a noisy, fun costume parade. Ghouls & Gourds at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is New York City's best outings on...
Halloween for Kids: Top Picks in Brooklyn
You can go to a costume parade or a haunted walk in the park, attend an autumn fest, head indoors to the Brooklyn Children's Museum or to Coney Island for several different events. Take your pick, Brooklyn goes all out for Halloween!
Brooklyn in October: Halloween, Harvest Festivals, Columbus Day & Autumn
As autumn weather sets in, two major events define the October calendar in Brooklyn: Columbus Day, a three-day weekend, and Halloween. The cultural calendar is busy with with exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and BAM's Next Wave festival. In addition, there are charity runs, wonderful concerts and readings, and one of the biggest and best of the...
Brooklyn Children's Museum — A Special Halloween for Kids
For family fun on Halloween in Brooklyn, bring the kids age 3 to 10 to the Brooklyn Children's Museum events. The Monster Mash party is scheduled on two days before Halloween. Bring the kids in costume, enjoy a monster dance party with a live DJ (dressed up, of course), listen to story tellers and have a great time. There'll be so much excitement the kids won't even notice there's not a lot of sugar and candy either!
10 Tips for Managing Halloween Candy — Ideas for Parents of Obese,Diabetic Kids
Halloween can be tough for kids and families of diabetics — and in Brooklyn and nationwide, there's been a huge increase in diabetes and obesity among youngsters. You can't avoid Halloween candy. It's everywhere — in the stores, at school, at friends' homes, in after school venues. And on Halloween day, it's everywhere. So, what to do?
DUMBO Halloween Party for Adults - Brooklyn Bridge Park's ALL HALLOWS EVE BASH
The fundraising event called Hallows Eve Bash in DUMBOs Brooklyn Bridge Park is a great social event for young professionals in Brooklyn.
BAMboo! Free Halloween for Kids at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene
Every year, the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene, hosts the free BAMboo event, complete with a costume parade, give-aways and games for kids. Find out what this year's program holds. Free.
Prospect Park Haunted Walk and Carnival: Free Family Halloween Fun in Brooklyn
One of Brooklyn's most beloved holiday traditions, the Halloween Haunted Walk and Carnival is open to the public. Thousands of kids participate.
Un-Halloween Things to Do in Brooklyn
While everyone else is running around like a nutcase in costume, you can find some very interesting, highbrow musical and cultural events to attend in Brooklyn. Head to BAM or Barbes. Find out more.
Halloween Fun for Adults in Brooklyn Night
Halloween's not just for kids! Find out what's happening for adults in Brooklyn. Here are just a few top tips for Monday, October 31st, 2011.
Occupy Wall Street Costume Idea: How to Be an Occu-Pie
For a fast, fun, cheap-o Halloween costume with a political message, make an "Occu-pie." It will take less than an hour.
Occupy Wall Street Costume Idea: As American as An Occu-Pie (Apple, Of Course)
For a fast, fun, cheap-o Halloween costume with a political message that resonates in 2011, make an "Occu-pie " punning on apple pie (because what's as American as...).
Occupy Wall St. Couples Costume: The 99 Percent
Need a political costume for Halloween? In 2011, the hottest costume fad relates to Occupy Wall Street protests. Here's how to be the "99 percent." (And there's a good probability that in fact, you are).
Halloween in Coney Island: Luna Park's "Nights of Horror"
If you like getting scared down to your toenails on Halloween, don't miss Luna Park's Halloween special in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Find out what's showing, when, and where. BOO!
Calabanza Means Pumpkin in Spanish: Halloween CalabanzaFest in Bushwick
Celebrate Halloween in Bushwick Brooklyn at the community based CalabanzaFest! Find out where, when, and what.
Literary Halloweeen: Kids Meet Favorite Authors at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Tucked away in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Halloween event, called Ghouls and Gourds, is a book tent where your literary little ones can meet their favorite authors and hear them read. This is a wonderful, educational addition to the usual Halloween hoopla. Find out who, when and where.