THINGS TO DO
Brooklyn Synth Expo, Main Drag Music, 11am
The Brooklyn Synth Expo returns! Tons of synths plugged into headphones. Free. RSVP.
Day of the Dead Festival, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery – East Village, (Also on Oct. 27 – Sun), 12pm – 6pm
Remember departed loved ones by bringing copies of photographs to be part of the ofrenda (altar) during the three-day celebration. This event is in honor of victims of recent earthquakes in Mexico. Free.
Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 11am – 3pm
The Socrates season always goes out with a BANG with our Halloween Harvest Festival! This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with a vibrant procession and dance performance presented by Ballet Folkrico Mexicano de Nueva York. Enjoy food from vendors Fresco’s Cantina, What’s the Dillaz and Val’s Cookie Canvas. Free.
Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1pm
Time for the annual festooning of Brooklyn’s dogs! The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog. Free.
Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm
Get your costumes ready and come to Fort Greene Park for the 17th Annual Halloween Festival. This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more. Free.
Opening Day at Bryant Park’s Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, 12pm – 3pm
Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opens October 28! The first 100 visitors in line at The Rink receive free skate rentals, free gloves from Bank of America, and free hot chocolate from Public Fare.
Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Screening, Athens Square – Queens, 1pm – 3pm
Join a day of Halloween-themed fun. Activities include crafts, games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and more. Screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk. Free.
My Tai Chi Story, Flux Factory, 2pm, Free.
Beetlejuice, Canal Street Market – SoHo, 2pm, Free, RSVP.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.
Ghostbusters (2016), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.
Monsters, Inc., Hansborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 6pm, Free.
Hocus Pocus, Virginia Park – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.
Psychotic! A Brooklyn Slasher Film, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.
Stringer as Pavement, Yucky Duster as ABBA, gobbinjr as Justin Timberlake,
Estro Zombies (mem. of Fits and Venus Envy) as The Misfits, DJ Brandon K, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Xetas, Big Quiet, Scupper, Street Stains, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
A Shadow of Jaguar (record release), Them Fangs, Tongues Unknown, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Monogold, Holly Overton w/ Midnight People, Monograms, Sooner, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
Nick Hook, Jubilee, Theatre of Disco, HDLSS, Bianca Oblivion, WildKatz, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.
Alien Trilogy, Street Smells, Nocturne – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.
Synthwave Halloween Party w/ DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Le Matos, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 11pm, $0 – $15.
Sam Jay – Comedy Central Album Recording, The Stand – Gramercy Park, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Olivia Grace, Matt Leary, Martin Urbano, Kath Barbadoro, Joe List, Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Popped Collar Comedy w/ Dan Lamorte, Molly Ruben-Long, Chike Robinson, Liz Barrett, Dario Joseph, Dan Wickes, Host: Zilla Vodnas, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
The Human Citizen Comedy Show w/ Nick Pupo (AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire), Aimee Rose Ranger (The Ranger Zone), Matt Koff (Daily Show Writer), Trey Galyon (Getting Doug With High), Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.
Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.
Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.
Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Monday until Oct. 31, 2pm – 4pm, Free.
Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.
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