Photo credit: Madame Morbide

Every year, it's the same story. Halloween plans flock and we do not know where to turn. French Morning gives you his program (in all subjectivity).

For those who love tradition: Halloween Village Parade

Photo Credit: Village Halloween Parade

The 46th Annual Halloween Parade will bring together thousands of New Yorkers on October 31st from 7pm, along 6th Avenue from Canal Street. Artists, dancers, musicians and puppets will parade dressed in joy and good fright. The theme this year: "Wild Things" ("wild or strange things"). Everyone is invited to scroll. No need to register. To experience the parade as a spectator, go along 6th Avenue between Spring Street & 16th Street. Info here. House of Yes hosts the Afterparty Halloween Parade in Brooklyn. Infos and tickets

Note that the Coney Island Children's Halloween Parade, for children, will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 11am. She will start at MCU Park, the Coney Island baseball stadium, with games and activities. The parade will go to the nearby Luna Park. The reservation, open for 3-14 years, is free but mandatory to participate in the event.

For museum lovers

Each year, the American Museum of Natural History opens its doors to celebrate Halloween. Children will be able to practice "Trick-or-treat!" In the big halls of the museum, attend shows and participate in a pumpkin carving workshop. Perfect for the whole family! Infos and tickets here

For pumpkin lovers

Preparation of pumpkin launch at Central Park. Photo credit: Central Park

Step # 1: Go pick her pumpkin at a farm upstate New York. Many places offer to pick your own pumpkin. Step 2: Customize your pumpkin in the District, the French market of Manhattan. Two sessions: Sunday 20th or Sunday 27th October at 10:30 am Step 3: Appeal to the most ambitious! Head to the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Central Park on Sunday, October 27 to float your cut or customized pumpkin. 50 seats are reserved for this fleet a bit special. First come, first served. Be on Time: The Pumpkin Depot for preparation takes place between 4pm and 5:45 pm and launches at 6:30 pm. Info here

For nature lovers

Photo credit: New York Botanical Garden

The Bronx Botanical Garden is getting a makeover for Halloween. Get ready to discover the "scary creatures of the night", the scarecrows in shambles and a "monstrous" display of pumpkins. Until Thursday, October 31, from 10am to 6pm. info and tickets

For movie buffs

Photo credit: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC

The evening of Friday 25 October begins with the screening of Nosferatu the vampire (1922), F.W. Murnau, an old silent horror movie with the organs of Saint John The Divine Cathedral in the background. The screening will be followed by a puppet show accompanied by organist Timothy Brumfield on the grand organ of the cathedral. Session at 7pm or 9pm. info and tickets here

For haunted house lovers

Photo credit: Bane Haunted House

Considered to be one of the country's scariest haunted houses, Bane Haunted House debuts this year in New York City after moving from Livingston, New Jersey. Visitors (aged 12 years minimum) are welcome to crawl and sneak through the haunted house. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 7pm (Exceptional opening same time Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October). Count $ 35 dollars the entrance. Sessions every hour according to the days. Infos and tickets here.

A five-minute walk from the haunted house, you can enjoy a drink and French food at the restaurant Le Privé, which will celebrate this year again a furious Halloween Thursday, October 30, Friday, 1st and Saturday, November 2nd.

For scary trip lovers

Photo credit: Madame Morbide

A visit to Madame Morbide's carriage in the dark corners of Brooklyn should please thrill seekers. You will discover 400 years of Brooklyn history through the guide's stories: incredible stories of assassinations, battles of the War of Independence, stories of vampires, aliens and abductions of supposed extraterrestrials. One-and-a-half hour tours are provided daily at 4pm, 7pm or 9pm. Head to Driggs Ave and North 9th Street to take a seat in this dismal vehicle. Infos and tickets

For those who like to party without counting

City Fox at the Avant Gardner. Photo credit: City Fox

Among the many Halloween nights, two addresses are unavoidable: the City Fox Halloween Festival at the Avant Gardner in Brooklyn where you can dance the night away, starting at 9pm on Saturday, October 26 (Info and tickets here), and City of Gods, Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn, Friday, October 25th from 9pm. The Saturday evening is already complete. Infos and tickets here.

For those who like to travel

During the night of the 1,000 Jack O'Lanterns on Governors Island, October 17 to 27 from 5pm to 10pm, vYou can admire more than 1,000 hand-carved illuminated pumpkins, movie characters, pop culture icons, dinosaurs, dragons … The public will also enjoy ambient lighting, music, and pumpkin carving activities. artists. Infos and tickets here


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