We have some killer news for you: Halloween in New York City doesn’t need to be a dreadful affair when it comes to deciding what to do without breaking the bank. With parties, festivals, and the legendary Village Halloween Parade providing free and cheap ways to celebrate the holiday, you can save your money for costumes and candy without sacrificing fun.
Check out these Halloween happenings that are each $10 or less. No tricks here—only treats!
It will only cost you ten bucks to get into one of the best costume parties of Halloween weekend, with four live DJs spinning throughout the night.
For one night, Videology will transform into the Tanz Dance Academy of Freiburg, inspired by the 1977 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Dario Argento — and it's free to enter!
The only rules for the day's events? Wear a costume, drink, and have a killer time at a Halloween drinking extravaganza you're sure to (hopefully) remember.
With a cash prize for the best costume, get extra creative with your outfit and you might have your best Halloween yet!
This year's festival, which features a "Fet Gede" (Haitian Festival of the Ancestors) theme, will include live performances, card readings, arts and crafts, face painting, and so much more.
If you think you're brave, we challenge you to experience the chills and thrills that await you in this haunted house. Enter if you dare!
It's free to enter if you're in costume and arrive before 11pm, so arrive on time and party the night away!
Channel your best Dr. Frank-N-Furter or Riff Raff (or Brad or Janet if you're not feeling bold) and show off your knowledge of the legendary horror musical.
Learn about Brooklyn’s ghosts and hear about funerary traditions at a night that celebrates the macabre.
Celebrate Halloween by dancing all night long in a sea of your fellow mortal souls. Plus, get witchy with tarot readings, ouija boards, seances, and more.
Celebrate Halloween night by watching the Sanderson sisters rise from the dead and wreak havoc in this cult classic. PS: where did the last 25 years go?