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14 Last-Minute Halloween Activities In NYC If You Have The Sudden Urge To Get Spooky

It's never too late to get into the spooky ~spirit.~

1. Channel your inner witch at Enchantments.


Open since 1982, this is New York City's oldest occult store. You can shop for everything your spooky soul desires, from candles to chalices to cauldrons.

Located in the East Village.

2. Scream your lungs out at Bane Haunted House.

3. Celebrate with the Halloween pros at Beetle House.

4. Brew your own boozy potions at The Cauldron.


This fantasy-themed bar is tucked away on a cute cobblestone street. Stop by to channel your inner wizard in a cocktail potions making class, or have a ~magical~ meal downstairs at the Apothecary and Pub.

Located in the Financial District.

5. Drink a coffee as black as your soul at Round K.

6. Rummage through mystery, crime, and espionage novels at The Mysterious Bookshop.

7. Get spooked at Jekyll & Hyde Club.

8. Snag some last-minute tickets to I Can't See, a truly terrifying immersive theater experience.

9. Get your caffeine fix at the Harry Potter-inspired café, Steamy Hallows.

10. Peruse macabre wax sculptures while sipping Victorian-themed cocktails at House of Wax

11. Catch a classic horror film on the big screen.

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Catch a free viewing of Pet Sematary at The New York Public Library, watch Day of the Dead at the Museum of the Moving Image, or see a spooky classic at indie cinema Metrograph.

Various locations.

12. Splurge on a fancy dinner at One If By Land, Two If By Sea, one of NYC's most romantic — and haunted — restaurants.

13. Brave the crowds (and rain) at New York City's annual Village Halloween Parade.

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Back for the 46th time, the Village Halloween Parade is NYC's most iconic Halloween event. The theme this year is "Wild Thing." Watch from the sidelines or don your costume and join the mile-long march up Sixth Avenue.

Located on Sixth Avenue (entry point at Canal Street).

14. Get into the spirit at Brooklyn Cider House — costume optional.