Where to Play This Halloweekend: Our 2011 NYC Halloween Guide

by guestofaguest · October 31, 2011

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No matter how you dress up this Halloween, make sure you show off your costume at a great party! Here are our picks of the best parties to check out this Halloweekend! Make sure to check out our calendar for more!

Halloween With Nur Khan, Scott Lipps, Mazdak Rassi And Milk Studios When: Mon, October 31, 10pm-4am Where: Invite Only Why: Mark Ronson will DJ One Management's annual party. [Details]

Tues, October 25

Carsten Höller: Experience Opening Reception When: 8pm-10pm Where: New Museum. Invite Only Why: Most creative costume wins museum's premium membership. [Details]

Wed, October 26

AnimalFair.com 11th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Costume Party! When: 7pm-9pm Where: Pacha. Ticketed Why: All proceeds go to the Humane Society of New York supporting homeless animals. [Details]

Thurs, October 27

io9 & AMC's The Walking Dead Present The Undead Carnival When: 7pm-10pm Where: Invite Only Why: Gawker is also throwing the halloween party. [Details]

Dreams & Shadows Halloween Event At Montserrat Gallery When:6pm-8pm Where: Montserrat Gallery Why: Come celebrate Halloween with artists view Rossella's Dreams & Shadows paintings. [Details]

Fri, October 28

Corpse Corps "Open Casket" Art Show And Party At Coat Of Arms When: 8pm-12am Where: Coat of Arms Why: Halloween Group Exhibition art show, party, and a High Ollie costume contest.[Details]

Village Pourhouse & SideBar Kick Off NYC's Halloween Pub Crawl When: October 28th, 29th, and 31st, 1pm-1am Where: Village Pourhouse Why: Crawl on over to 70+ of NYC's most popular bars that have $2 draft beers.[Details]

DBD Social Halloween Party "Abracadabra" Ep. 9 Zombie Ball When: 10pm-4am Where: 171 East Broadway (at Rutgers St.) Ticketed Why: Music by Kieren Taylor on this 6-hour open bar party. [Details]

The Gangs Of New York Halloween Party When: 10pm-4am Where: The Liberty Theater. Ticketed Why: Party with runway models and their gangs of New York. [Details]

Love At First Bite @ Ajna When: 10pm-4am Where: Ajna Bar. Ticketed Why: DJ Theory will spin. [Details]

Tyson Beckford, Anna Rothschild, And The Manhattan Cartel Present Carnal Halloween Party When: 11:45pm-12:15am Where: 141 Chrystie Street Why: 30-minutes performance that will make the dead come alive. [Details]

Sat, October 29

Kim Kardashian Hosts Midori Green Halloween Party When: 9pm-11pm Where: Lavo. Invite Only Why: Music by DJ Kiss. Event will benefit Being Alive. [Details]

Allison Sarofim And Stuart Parr's Cabaret When: 8pm-110pm Where: Invite Only Why: Evening of Otto Dix Inspired Berlin [Details]

Sinners or Saints Halloween Party When: 10pm Where: Boom Boom Room Why: Andre Balazs and Andre Saraiva's annual costume bash [Details]

Creatures' Ball When: 9pm-1am Where: Surrogate's Courthouse. Ticketed Why: Two-legged guests' event for the four-legged friends. [Details]

Eyes Wide Shut Halloween Dance Cruise When: 11:50pm-4am Where: Star of Palm Beach Why: NYC's largest halloween cruise party on the Hudson. [Details]

Fashionista Halloween Ball And Fashion Show At Stone Rose When: 8pm-4am Where: Stone Rose. Ticketed Why: The 2nd annual fashionista runway show by Hillary Flowers. [Details]

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's All Hallows Eve Bash 2011 When: 8pm-1am Where: One Brooklyn Bridge Park Why: Donate to Brooklyn Bridges Park Conservancy and help the park grow! [Details]

Social Life Magazine's Halloween Bash At Skylight Soho When: 9pm-2am Where: Skylight Soho. Invite Only Why: Justin Mitchell and Devorah Rose's halloween party. Music by DJ Marvelous & Tyger Lilly. [Details]

Halloween At The Empire Hotel Rooftop When: 9pm-4am Where: The Empire Hotel Rooftop. Ticketed Why: DJ M.O.S will deejay for all you Vampires. [Details]

Halloween/Dia De Los Muertos (Day Of The Dead) When: 6pm-12am Where: Pulqueria Why: Enjoy their Day of the Dead menu. [Details]

Sun, October 30

V Magazine's Halloween Party With Terry Richardson When: 10pm Where: Club 39. Invite Only Why: The famed photog will host with model Candice Swanepoel [Details]

Halloween Edition Of Not Your Standard Bingo! When: 10:30pm-1:30am Where: The Standard Hotel Why: It will definitely will be beyond your Standard. [Details]

Butter Lane Cupcakes Halloween Party When: 11am-5pm Where: Butter Lane Cupcakes Why: Cupcake eating contest to win free cupcake class! [Details]

Mon, October 31

39th Annual NYC Village Halloween Parade 2011 When: 7pm-10pm Where: NYC Why: Come in costume and enjoy 53 different bands, dancers, artists and thousands of other dressed up New Yorkers! [Details]

Webster Hell 2011- The Official NYC Halloween Parade After Party When: 8pm-4am Where: Webster Hall Why: Biggest, craziest halloween parade after party. [Details]

Heidi Klum's Halloween Party When: 8pm-2am Where: Invite Only Why: It wouldn't be halloween without seeing Heidi Klum's costume. [Details]

W New York Presents: Halloween Social, Featuring DJ Set By Chris Baio Of Vampire Weekend When: 9pm-12am Where: W Hotel. Ticketed Why: Featuring Hipstamatic iPhone App photo lounge. [Details]

DJ Pauly D: Attack Of The Zombie Guidettes When: 10pm-4am Where: Pacha Why: The Jersey Shore DJ will join the Pacha NYC float at the parade before spinning the night away. [Details]

Miranda Kerr's Halloween Party When: 8pm-4am Where: Catch Roof. Invite Only Why: Not only is the model wearing this years million dollar bra, she will host a party to rival Heidi Klum's [Details]

Patricia Field's Candyland Halloween Party When: 10pm-4am Where: Co-op. Invite Only Why: Live performance by electric violinist Sarah Charnes at the candy-themed party [Details]