Trilok Fusion Center for Arts & Education
Trilok Fusion Center for Arts & Education hosts its first annual Halloween Festival on Sunday from 1p-6p. Free admission. Pony rides, bouncy castle, games, face painting, costume parade, food by local vendors and much more! Gift basket raffle to raise funds for their children’s international travel program. Halloween Festival to take place in the Trilok Fusion Center for Arts & Education lot at Myrtle-Waverly corner.
Trilok Fusion Center for Arts & Education can be reached at: 718.797.1700.
Just Because Salon
(throughout Halloween week)
Drop by Just Because Salon for a glimpse of old-fashioned holiday window dressing. Frightful skeleton chillin’ in the window. Don’t let all of the owner’s creative work go unnoticed—check it out. Swing by with the kids!
Just Because Salon is located at 141 Carlton Avenue and can be reached at 718.722.7810.
Polish Bar of Brooklyn
Polish Bar of Brookyn makeup artist, Rebecca Casciano will be doing makeup for Halloween for women, men and children on Saturday from 1p-6p. Yes, it’s true, come on out to Polish to get those finishing touches before you head out trick-or-treating or to that Halloween bash.
Halloween makeup special to take place at Polish Bar’s Prospect Heights location. Call for more details: 718.622.5363.
(Saturday into Sunday)
Dope Jams 4th Annual Hallowe’en Costume Ball from 10p until 6am. The guys at Dope Jams really, and we mean like reallllly get into Halloween, and this year’s Hallowe’en is no different.
It’s time for Dope Jams 4th Annual Costume Ball and party (from the Dope Jams guys: “we’re ecstatic at the prospect of once again tossing aside any semblance of false reality, adorning the mask of absurdity affirmed, and convening the freaks for an all-out-intoxicated-free-for-all of massive hedonistic proportions that will be Dope Jams' 4th Annual Costume Ball.”). Well now. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Click here for more details.
Dope Jams is located at 580 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.622.7977.
Enjoy Halloween fright films that will be looped and streaming at Luz. Come dressed in your costume and get a free glass of sangria. Kids dressed in costume get free ice cream, yum.
Luz is located at 177 Vanderbilt Avenue, just south of Myrtle. Call for more details: 718.246.4000.
Maggie Brown will be giving away candy and a free spooky shot to those in costume (and over 21)!
Maggie Brown is located at 455 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.643.7001.
Five Spot Soul Food & Supper Club
(Sunday and Monday nights)
Five Spot will be hosting two costume parties. Yes, you heard correctly -- TWO!
Also, during the day on Monday, kids can stop by to pick up more for their candy stashes, “starting at 3!”
Five Spot is located at 459 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.852.0202.
Costume party at Rope on Monday. Starts at 10 pm. $100 first prize for best costume!
Rope is located at 415 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.522.2899.
(Saturday and Sunday)
Saturday and Sunday, Pumpkin Carving and Painting by day + Happy Hour from 2p-7p.
Parents and other adults participating in backyard pumpkin carving and artwork get 2-for-1 draft and well drinks. Bring your kids, a pumpkin and some supplies if you have. The Emerson will provide some supplies.
Also by night on Saturday from 10p-3am “Show Me Your Pumpkins!” Halloween Party and Costume Contest $4 Pumpkin Ale on draft, $4 Halloween Cocktail. Bring a small painted or carved pumpkin and get a FREE drink! Best Costume wins $100 Cash and $50 Bar Tab. 2nd Place $50 bar tab.
The Emerson is located at 561 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 347.763.1310.
(Friday and Saturday)
Costume parties. Party it up to your heart’s content for two nights!
Touche Lounge hosts Uber Friday and a satisfying Saturday.
Skunkworks Entertainment presents Uber Fridays ‘Nightmare on Washington Avenue.’
‘Monsters Ball: The Revenge’ on Saturday. $10 w/RSVP ‘til 12midnight. Email to theblockRSVP@gmail.com to reserve a space.
Doors open at 9pm both nights.
Touche Lounge is located at 46 Washington Avenue. Call for more details: 917.208.0641.
Putnam’s Pub & Cooker
(Saturday into Sunday)
Putnam’s 1st annual Halloween party and costume contest on Saturday from 10p-4p! 1st prize-$200. Second prize is a $50 bar tab. 3rd prize is a $20 bar tab. Free entry! Free Halloween shot when you register! DJ Max Power at the turntable—hey, hey.
Putnam’s is located at 419 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 347.799.2382.
Mojito Cuban Cuisine
Happy Hour 2-for-1 drinks all day on Halloween.
Mojito Cuban Cuisine is located at 82 Washington Avenue. Call for more details: 718.797.3100.
Myrtle Car Service
Myrtle Car is candy central once again. Stop in for all your favorite candies on Monday. If you can find it at the candy store, you can find it at Myrtle Car on Halloween as they take the day quite seriously. You won’t be disappointed by the growth of your candy stash. Myrtle Car Service is located at 525 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.230.8100.
Los Pollitos III
Costume contest at Los Pollitos III. Raffles to win 'dinner for two' prizes. Los Pollitos promises discounts so deep on the sangria that it will be like giving it away. Los Pollitos III is located at 499 Myrtle Avenue. Call for more details: 718.636.6125.
Brooklyn Public Library, Walt Whitman Branch
Kids party at the Whitman Branch. Call for time. The one-story Walt Whitman Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library has a separate children’s room and internet access. The branch is wheelchair-accessible.
The Whitman Branch is located at 93 St. Edwards Street between Myrtle and Park. Call for details: 718.935.0244.
17th Annual Halloween Walk
Bring your trick-or-treaters for a fun time at the 17th Annual Halloween Walk sponsored by the Society for Clinton Hill. The walk begins at the Pratt-Clinton Hill Community Garden on the corner of Hall Street and DeKalb Avenue. The Halloween Walk starts at 5pm and ends at 6:30pm on Sunday, rain or shine. Trick-or-treating maps will be provided. Parents and guardians are asked accompany their children for the entire Walk.
The Brooklyn Halloween Show
The Brooklyn Halloween Show is held at 227 Waverly Avenue (between Dekalb and Willoughby). Oct. 31 at 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. This is part of the Clinton Hill Halloween Walk. Pick up a map of selected houses for candy and decorations.
The Fort Greene Park Conservancy Halloween Festival, 12-3 pm, in the park. This event includes games, entertainment, face painting, costume parade and a slew of free pumpkins for kids of all ages.
The Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest
Fort Greene PUPS presents The Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, registration at 11:30, judging at noon – 1 pm. Takes place on the steps of the Monument for observers and on the lower terrace for the dogs (in costume.)
313 Clinton Avenue presents 'A Grimm Scarytale'
313 Clinton presnts their adventurous take on Hansel & Gretel. Show runs every 30 minutes between 5 – 8 pm. The street will be closed off and multiple homes will be participating.
(photo: Maggie Brown Halloween decorated window, 2008)