Trek the candy trail, take a ride on the Bug Carousel, and take in pumpkin carving demos at The Bronx Zoo's Boo at the Zoo. Photo by Ally Noel
Trek the candy trail, take a ride on the Bug Carousel, and take in pumpkin carving demos at The Bronx Zoo's Boo at the Zoo. Photo by Ally Noel

Top Halloween Events in NYC for Families in 2021

Halloween is one of the best nights to be a kid in NYC and in 2021 many of the city's annual Halloween haunts, like Boo at the Zoo, BAMBoo, and the big Village Halloween Parade are happening once again. We've got the low-down on all the top Halloween activities in NYC, including festivals, spooky walks, and even a virtual concert with kid-rocker Laurie Berkner.

Read on for our curated list of the best things to do this Halloween in New York City, and start planning your spooky fun. We promise to add new events as we find them, so be sure to bookmark our Activity Calendar and Halloween Fun Guide for more seasonal fun.

Before heading out, click through to our listings to confirm the final details and social distancing requirements. Keep in mind that popular events in NYC have a tendency to sell out, and with timed-entry tickets and crowd-size limits, advance planning is especially key for Halloween happenings in 2021.

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