NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this Halloween weekend all around the city.
43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade
Monday night, the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade haunts 6th Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street starting at 7:00pm. You just be in costume to join in. You can also watch it live here on NY1. It's always a blast!
Virtual Reality Horror Opera
Tonight, experience the first virtual reality horror opera, outdoors at the DUMBO Archway. It's called "The Parksville Murders." "There are two young women finding themselves sort of being hunted and terrorized by a group of mysterious watchers," explains Anne Hiatt, General Managing Diva at Opera On Tap. "The watcher is kind of being, you know, the viewers themselves." It's free but you must RSVP online.
House of YES Halloween Extravaganzas
Every night through Halloween "House of Yes" in Bushwick has a Halloween inspired dance party and show that combines thrills and chills. Tickets start around 35 dollars.
Queens of the Night at National Sawdust
Also on Halloween night, Heartbeat opera's Halloween drag extravaganza “Queens of the Night Mozart in Space" takes place at national sawdust in Brooklyn. Tickets start at 25 dollars.
Kate Baldwin at Feinstein's/54 Below
Broadway star Kate Baldwin sings favorite pop tunes at Feinstein's 54 Below now through Saturday. "I'm doing an Aretha Franklin song for goodness sake, you know, like who's Kate Baldwin from Wisconsin to do that. But, I'm doing it and I'm so excited about it," she says.
Marco at Pop International Galleries
New York pop artist Marco is back on the Lower East Side with a show at Pop International Galleries through Halloween.
Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death! at La Mama
Check out the word premier of “Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!” now through November 6th La MaMa on East 4th Street. It’s part of La MaMa’s 2016 puppet Series. Tickets are 30 dollars.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie brown! at The Met Museum
A fun one for the whole family Saturday at 11am. See the classic animated film It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! set to live music by the Rob Schwimmer ensemble. Come in costume. A parade follows. Tickets start at 40 dollars.
Zombie Apocalypse at The United Palace in Washington Heights
The United Palace in Washington Heights sets the stage for a Zombie Apocalypse, Sunday, October 30, 2016. First some at 4pm for a zombie transformation and parade. Stay for a screening of Cuba’s first horror film, “Juan of the Dead.” There will also be a panel discussion afterwards. Admission is free!