New York City Halloween Restaurants & Costume Parties

By Gayot Editors

Where to Celebrate Halloween 2019 in New York

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

Halloween Parties in New York City

Master pumpkin carver Brent Heuser

1. Pumpkin Carver at The High Line Hotel – Wednesdays through Saturdays in October

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, $135 sessions are available from 5 p.m. to 9 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 27th.

2. Halloween Drag Bingo at Taco Electrico – October 30, 7 p.m.

Taco Electrico will host a Halloween-themed Drag Bingo Party with host Linda Loves Bingo! Guests are encouraged to dress in their best costumes for the annual bingo costume contest with prizes. Additionally, that Wednesday through the weekend, Taco Electrico will be offering the “Spooky Glitter Lips” cocktail for a discounted $10.

3. The Campbell

The Campbell
Some people believe that The Campbell at Grand Central Terminal is haunted, so what better place to spend Halloween?

4. Le Cirque’s Halloween Pop Up – November 1 & 2

Le Cirque's Halloween Pop Up
Le Cirque is hosting a Halloween Pop Up at Kanopi Events at The Ritz Carlton New York, Westchester. The masquerade ball will include dancing and a special dinner menu. Pricing is $200 per person (including dinner & dancing, liquor, tax & gratuity) or $100 per person (including dancing, liquor, tax & gratuity). For reservations, please call 914-761-4242.

5. The Potions Experience – Weekly Wednesday through Sunday

The Potions Experience at The Cauldron New York
Channel your inner wizard with The Potions Experience at The Cauldron New York. Guests wield magic wands and don cloaks while they use interactive molecular mixology to brew drinkable elixirs. Tickets start at $44.95 and include a welcome drink of your choice and two molecular cocktails.

Halloween Food Specials in NYC

1. Bloody Devil’s Food Layer Cake at Beauty & Essex – October 28-31

Enjoy a “slice” of Bloody Devil’s Food Layer Cake at Beauty & Essex this Halloween season. The dessert features vanilla mascarpone filling, milk ice cream and a cookie knife.

2. Smoked Caramel Mousse Bombe at Vandal – October 28-31

Smoked Caramel Mousse Bombe at Vandal

Vandal is getting in the Halloween spirit with the Smoked Caramel Mousse Bombe, garnished with whimsical decorations.