New York City Halloween Restaurants & Costume Parties

Haunted Graveyard Parfait, Courtesy of The Stanton Social

Where to Celebrate Halloween 2018 in New York

There are plenty of fun Halloween events in New York City, including costume parties, custom pumpkin carving and spooky desserts and cocktails.

Halloween Parties in New York City

Master pumpkin carver Brent Heuser

1Pumpkin Carver at The High Line Hotel – Thursdays & Fridays in October, also October 31

The High Line Hotel gives you the chance to leave the pumpkin carving to the professionals while you sip Champagne with Pumpkin Service, Bottle Service. Reservations for the 45-minute, $125 sessions are available from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and include a 750 ml bottle of Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV and a jack o’lantern custom carved to the design of your choice by Brent Heuser. Other festivities at the hotel include a Halloween Dog Costume Parade on October 28th.

280’s Baby Halloween Bash at Taco Electrico – October 26, 10 p.m.

Celebrate the 1980s at Taco Electrico‘s retro Halloween bash with DJ Chico. There will be plenty of tacos and tequila, plus fun cocktails like a Kool Aid Margarita with Nerd Candy rim and Ring Pop garnish. No cover. Reservations highly suggested.

3Masquerade Ball at Playboy Club New York – October 27, 9 p.m.

Playboy Club New York presents a Masquerade Ball with surprise guest DJs and other live entertainment. Tickets start at $80 for general admission.

4Halloween at The Campbell – October 31, 4 p.m. on


Some people believe that The Campbell at Grand Central Terminal is haunted, so what better place to spend Halloween? Rumor has it the spirit of financier John William Campbell may make an appearance.