Ghost Tours & Pumpkins


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The Upper East Side is full of family-friendly local Halloween events this week



Kids these days get more than one night to celebrate Halloween. We've compiled a list of all the Upper East Side events for little ones - and for adults - to don costumes and up their sugar intake as they herald in the spooky holiday.


Asphalt Screams


Upper East Side & Battery Park City


FREE but online RSVP required


555 East 90th Street between York and East End Avenues


212 North End Avenue between Warren and Murray Streets


Oct.31 4-6pm


Treats, Zombie Freeze Tag, and other delights await.


Divalysscious Moms Halloween Spooktacular


Dylan's Candy Bar 1011 Third Ave, at 60th Street


Oct.31, 11am-1pm


3 months-4 years.


RSVP required at rsvp@divamoms.com


Pumpkin carving, treat bag decorating, and dancing!


Central Park Pumpkin Fest


Central Park Bandshell, enter at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue


October 26 11am-3pm


FREE Kids can enjoy the pumpkin patch while they listen to live music and catch performances from the Big Apple Circus. There will be pumpkin decorating, Quidditch, and other games, as well as a haunted house.


Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail


Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave


Oct.27, 4-6:30pm


A Halloween parade at dusk leads to music, dancing, arts and crafts, and finally, a big Jack-o'-lantern sail-off.


Halloween Murder Mystery


Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 E 61st St, between First and York Aves


Oct.25 - Sat Oct.26, 6:30pm and 7:30pm


Enter on a spooky journey to find out who was responsible for the unidentified skeleton discovered under the floorboards of the 1799 carriage house.


Trick or Treating: According to Mommy Poppins, 95th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues is the best block. DNAinfo sites East 78th Street as "an unofficial trick or treat strip," from 3rd Avenue up to Madison. La Maison du Chocolat (1018 Madison Ave. at East 78th Street) will hand out chocolate.


For parents who want to go out the weekend before:


Family Friendly Drop-Off Halloween Pajama Parties Project


Ages 2-6


Halloween themed parties, let the kids come celebrate in costume so parents can enjoy a night out. There are Halloween themed crafts, dessert, and games to play. Each child also receives a gift bag at the end of the night with some Halloween treats!


Date: Friday October 25th


Location: Kidville Upper West


466 Columbus Ave


6:30pm-9:30pm


Date: Saturday October 26th


Location: Citibabes Soho


52 Mercer St.


5:30pm-8:30pm


Date: Saturday November 2nd


Location: Playgarden Tribeca


95 Franklin St.


5:30pm-8:30pm


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