Halloween weekend offers plenty of fun and fright for everyone to enjoy here in NYC, not to mention plenty of other activities and events to enjoy. From haunted houses to special museum exhibits and everything else in between, there’s really a little bit of something for everyone going on this weekend in the Big Apple. Here’s a quick look at just a few events and activities to check out here in the city!
The Jim Henson Exhibit
Fans of the Muppets will definitely want to check out the new Jim Henson Exhibit located at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Queens. The popular new exhibit features almost 50 puppets, authentic archival footage and more!
Boo at the Zoo
Looking for a fun way to get into the Halloween spirit this weekend? Head up to the Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx for plenty of fall and Halloween-themed fun! Enjoy a hayride, catch a musical concert, watch a costume parade and sample some great food and drinks at this family-friendly event. Takes place this Saturday and Sunday starting at 10AM.
When it comes to having some spooky good fun right before Halloween, nothing beats Blood Manor! This haunted house, located at 163 Varick Street in Manhattan, offers 5,000 square-feet of fright to discover. Open this Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7PM. To really get in the Halloween spirit, don’t miss this!
Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center
As hard as it may be to believe, the holidays are right around the corner! To enjoy some ice skating ahead of the maddening holiday crowds, check out the ice skating rink now open at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. Opens at 8:30AM this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Get there before the crowds do!
Stroll Along the High Line
Fall is always a beautiful time to take a stroll along the High Line along the Far West Side of Manhattan. Enjoy picturesque views of the New York City skyline and the Hudson River, admire the changing leaves on the trees and take in the contemporary art exhibits that dot the popular elevated trail. It’s the perfect way to spend a beautiful autumn afternoon here in New York City!