Local Roundup: Halloween Happenings

Tue, Oct 24th, 2017

Clinton Hill and Fort Greene are notorious for staging the biggest, the best, and more fun Halloween celebrations. This year is no exception, with many annual favorites returning and a few new events on the calendar, too. Scroll below to find a full round-up of events happening on and around Myrtle Avenue during the week of Halloween.

Saturday, October 28

  • Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

    Enjoy one of the most adorable events in NYC by attending the 19th annual Great Pupkin Dog Costume Contest in Fort Greene Park. View 100+ dogs in the cutest, most creative costumes you’ve ever seen (human or canine). The parade kicks off at 11:30am. For more info, click here.

  • Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival

    Now in its 17th year, the annual festival in the park will be loaded with fun activities for kids and adults. enjoy face painting, rides, crafts, games, live music, a pumpkin patch, and more. Enjoy the fest from 12-3pm on the south lawn, along DeKalb between Washington Park and S. Portland. For full details, visit the Fort Greene Park Conservancy’s website.

  • Trilok School Halloween Festival

    Trilok School will host its annual Halloween festival at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Waverly Ave on Saturday from 1-7pm. Lots of fun activities for the little ones, including pony rides, a bouncy castle, face painting, a costume parade, and more! Click here for more information.

Tuesday, October 31

  • Thriller on Myrtle Avenue Dance Party

    RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, OCT 31 FROM 4-6PM. Bust a move in the Myrtle Avenue Plaza during a fun community dance party. To kick things off, everyone is invited to participate in a choreographed dance inspired by Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Learn the dance ahead of time by watching the choreography video here, or come to the plaza at noon for a run through with AbunDance. Stick around after the Thriller dance for a free-style dance party, face painting, and giveaways from Blick Art Materials. Full event information is available here.

  • Clinton Hill Halloween Walk

    The 24th annual neighborhood walk, sponsored by the Society for Clinton Hill, will take place on Halloween night, beginning at 5:30pm. Pick up a map of locations along the walk at Myrtle Avenue retailers, including Sandbox Pack & Ship, Peck’s, and Apple Bank. Or visit their website.

  • Halloween 313

    Enjoy one of the most popular Halloween spectacles in Brooklyn at 313 Clinton Ave. Since 1994, The Halloween Lady has been putting on a show at this beautiful Clinton Hill mansion for local families to enjoy. This year’s show will feature zombies, monsters, voodoo and more! The show runs from 5-9pm on Halloween, with performances every 30 minutes. Find more details here.

  • Trick or Treat

    For the little ones looking to show off their costumes – and collect some goodies on the way – local trick or treating will take place on Halloween. For tips on how to stay safe while having a good time, please review these helpful reminders from Councilmember Laurie A. Cumbo.

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