This infamous adults-only haunted house draws from the horrors of real life. You must sign a waiver. You must go through alone. There is a safe word and they will touch you. You won't find more extreme Halloween entertainment.
163 Varick Street
New York, NY
Crypt Crawl: A Halloween Tour
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY
This Halloween visit a real haunted location for an authentic ghost experience or an 1865 Funeral Reenactment. The New York Times calls it, 'Manhattan's Most Haunted House.'
A terrifyingly theatrical haunt inspired by the monsters that walk among us: serial killers. Having them touch you is optional. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No children under 10 will be admitted.
A theater and two themed bars keep Manhattan's only year-round haunted house company at Times Scare. Stop by for a creepy cocktail and a scare and stay for Silence! The Musical and Dan Sperry's Magic Show.
The Bronx Haunted Warehouse stores the most terrifying monsters from Nightmare's past and a gaggle of grotesque zombies. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No children under 10 will be admitted.
Dirty Work At The Wax Works is a demented story told by the 1970's Night Watchman of Coney Island's infamous Presidential Wax Works. This after hours tour though the Hall of Presidents is peppered with excessive swearing and encounters with excessive graphic violence. A perfect mash-up of Halloween Horror & Horrifying Presidents!
This trip to Wonderland explores the dark psychological elements of Lewis Carroll's famous tale in an immersive non-linear multi-sensory theatrical adventure. Sheer perfection for those looking for an elegant blood-free way to celebrate Halloween.
Try to escape a 1940s era Gateway Playhouse without contracting a deadly virus that is driving everyone insane. This year's offering is very theatrical and very scary. Visit their festive outdoor bar for some liquid courage.
Victorian Inspired Halloween Events
Phantasma Gorey 2012: The Grand Victorian Halloween Ball
91 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tickets: $25.00 - $30.00
"Dance the night away beneath the majestic Neo-Gothic arches of Riverside Church in an elegantly deranged celebration of all things whimsical, dark, and Edward Gorey. This legendary Halloween stomp features the hot jazz syncopations of Brian Carpenter's GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA, digital art by VJ HOLLY DAGGERS, and an ominous all-star cast."
Gemini & Scorpio Present: Masquerade Macabre
227 Fourth Avenue
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012 | 9:30 PM - 5:00 AM
Tickets: $20.00 - $50.00
"A marvellous and mysterious event...a Halloween celebration of the extravagant and the grotesque...an all-night spectacle of atmosphere, costumery and diverse entertainments...an explosion of live music, dancing, circus arts, fire and late-night revelry, snake-charmed into an absinthe-fueled early-morning speakeasy."
"This is a LIVE + SOUND + CINEMA event!
MORRICONE YOUTH play live music & soundscape for NOSFERATU: A Symphony of Horror. Pre-show by Morricone Youth includes classic horror movie scores set to a horror montage, costume contest, prizes, and candy!"