Fall and Halloween Events -- 2018 Edition

ere's a sampling of the local events happening around Brownstone Brooklyn. (Are we missing something?  Email us at .)

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Boo Bash at PS 154
Where: PS 154, 1625 11th Ave
When: Saturday, October 20, 2018 4-8:00pm
How much: $5 admission and $1 tickets (or packs of 25 tickets for $20)
What: PS 154’s magical Halloween celebration is back! Come and experience the madness of a glow dance party, a schoolyard filled with spooky entertainment, a costume contest, face painting, crafts, games, and delicious treats!

78th Precinct’s Halloween Haunted House
When: Wednesday, October 25-Monday, October 30, 4pm to 9pm
Where: 65 6th Avenue, Park Slope/Prospect Heights
How Much: Free
What: The 78th Police Precinct’s chilling, third annual Halloween Haunted House here. This is a scary, things jump out at you kind of experience, not for the faint of heart or young of spirit (or me!).


Beyond x Industry City: Kids' Halloween Parade
When: Saturday, October 27, 10am to 4pm 
Where: Industry City, The Frying Pan Wheelhouse, Courtyard 5-6
How Much: Free
What: Join Beyond and Industry City's second annual Kids' Halloween Parade...





Sunday October 27th, 2018


Ghouls & Gourds

Where: Brooklyn Botanical Garden (has three entrances: 150 Eastern Parkway, 455 Flatbush Avenue, 990 Washington Avenue)

When:  Saturday, October 27, 2018 12 –5:30 p.m.

How much: members and kids under 12 free, tickets $10-15

What: Enjoy spectacular shows and weird workshops, meet local authors and illustrators at the book barn, and join in on the day’s grand finale: Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade, featuring colossal puppets, giant drums, and stilt dancers.




Halloween Haunted Walk & Fair @ Prospect Park


Where: Audubon Center, Carousel, Lefferts Historic House, Nethermead

When: Saturday, October 27,2018 12noon – 3 pm

How much: free but registration is recommended
What: Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to the 39th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair! This much-anticipated annual event brings thousands of kids and families for free, ghastly fun to Prospect Park. Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches and other Halloween spirits on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill, ideal for families with children ages 7-12. All ages can enjoy a festive Halloween Fair on the Nethermead, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet and savory treats from some of the city’s top food trucks.


Brooklyn BOO!  Prospect Park After Party at City Point.

Where: Citypoint, 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn

When: Saturday, October 27,2018 2 – 5 pm

How much: free but registration is recommended
What: Costume contest, photo booth, pumpkin patch, Nail Art, Face painting and more!


17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival
When: Saturday, October 27, 11:30 am to 3pm
Where: Fort Greene Park, Fort Greene (Central Lawn)
How much: Suggested $5 donation per day of event entrant.
What: The 17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival. Rides, games, prizes, face-painting, crafts, live music, and more!

Kids’ Halloween Parade & Trick-or-Treat
: Saturday, October 27, 11:30 am to 3pm

Where: Industry City
What: Not one but two parades at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm. Playhouse, arts and crafts, face painting and trick or treat at the food mall.


Sunday October 28th, 2018

Pumpkins, Pirates, Pizza and Parades! The PSP Halloween Costume Contest and more!
Where: The Old Stone House & Washington Park
When: Sunday, October 28, 2018 12:00 p.m.–3:30:00 p.m.
How much: free to enter the halloween contest, pumpkins and pizza pay as you go.
What: Wear your Halloween costume, with prizes for best in show! Plus, paint pumpkins and make pizza in the Old Stone House outdoor oven.  The day will end with a mini-parade around the park with band Paprika; great for little ones who can’t make the larger parade on the 31st whch starts at 6:30!  

Sean Casey Animal Rescue's Howl-o-ween Block Party
When: Sunday, October 28th, 12pm-5pm
Where: 153 East 3rd Street, between Caton Ave & Ft Hamilton Pkwy, Windsor Terrace (the entire block!)
How Much: Free
The animal rescue's 11th Annual Howl-o-ween Bark Block Party presents games, crafts, DJ, live entertainment, raffles, animal welfare information booths and pet adoptions. Costume contest and howling contests for kids and dogs. Sign up begins at noon for contests. 

Pierrepont Playground Halloween Parade
When: Saturday, October 28, 10am
Where: Pierrepont Playground, Pierrepont Place, Brooklyn Heights
What: An annual Halloween parade followed by a bake sale, crafts, and playground fun!

The 20th Annual Great PUPkin 2018
When: Saturday, October 28, 11:30am to 1pm
How Much: $10 registration fee per dogWhere: Fort Greene Park (at Washington Park), Fort Greene
What: Fort Greene Pups' 19th annual Great PUPkin—”Brooklyn’s largest and most outrageous dog costume contest." Watch cutie pattutie dogs compete for one of ten Great PUPkin rosettes with prizes donated by local businesses. 






Park Slope Civic Council's Annual Children's Halloween Parade

When: October 31, 2018 at 6:30
:  Parade Start 14th Street and 7th Avenue, ending at the Old Stone House at Washington Park on 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets.
How Much: Free
What: Children of all ages, including the young-at-heart, are welcome to join in the largest children's Halloween parade in the United States. Please let the paraders pass and join at the back!



When: October 31, 2018 4pm - 7pm
: 30 Lafayette Ave between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St
How Much: Free

What: This is a Ft. Greene based Halloween block party. Family-friendly music and mischief kicks off at 4pm!