Horror With a Trace of Glam
Home of Sure, a membership in Bushwick, Brooklyn, recognized for theatrical, sky-high performances and pulsating rhythms, has a full slate of Halloween-themed occasions equivalent to “Vampire Ball” (Oct. 20) and “Zombie Promenade” (Oct. 27), the place visitors are inspired to decorate as “bloody (bat)dies” and “gory ghouls.” A Halloween version of the venue’s widespread selection present “Soiled Circus” will start Oct. 26 and conclude with “Completely: A Halloween Drag Spectacular” on Halloween night time.
Kings Theater can even host an evening of drag queen royalty with “RuPaul’s Drag Race Night time of the Dwelling Drag,” led by Yvie Oddly, the absurdist drag queen and Season 11 winner, and that includes eight different performers in an interpretation of Dante’s “Divine Comedy.”
The NYC Ghosts tour visits eight to 12 areas all through town, together with the Morris-Jumel Mansion, which served as Gen. George Washington’s headquarters in the course of the Revolutionary Struggle, and a Revivalist Greek brownstone known as the Home of Dying, the place Mark Twain lived for a few yr. Excursions vary from an hour to 90 minutes and are held nightly all year long.
For a real bloodcurdling expertise, Blood Manor, a ten,000-square-foot haunted home in TriBeCa with clowns, corpse brides and cannibals, can be a superb place to start out. The famend Halloween vacation spot, the place Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon shrieked in terror in 2016, has welcomed the fearful and fearless for greater than a decade. This yr, the home brings sights like “Maggot Invasion” and “Hannibal’s Hell” in addition to killer clowns and a mystical battlefield. Attend at your personal threat on weekends and choose weekdays via Nov. 5.
For these keen to enterprise outdoors town, Headless Horseman Haunted Sights, upstate in Ulster Park, ensures a horrifying immersive expertise alongside its 65-acre property with escape rooms, haunted homes, a corn maze and a brand new walk-through path. Extra sinister than the particular results are the masked serial killers and squealing clowns in every dimly lit, blood-smeared room. It’s open Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, with Kids’s Days, which tone down the thrills, from 11:30 a.m. to three p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday in October.