NYC Weekend Guide October 29-30, 2016

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Happy Halloween!

With the year’s spookiest holiday right around the corner, New York City offers plenty to see and do this weekend. From ghostly walking tours to haunted houses, there’s certainly something for everyone this weekend. Even if you’re not really a fan of Halloween, there’s plenty more to see and do, including taking in the spectacular fall foliage in some of the city’s beautiful parks. Here’s just a quick look at a few of the top things to see and do this weekend in the Big Apple.

BangOn!NYC Warehouse of Horrors

Located in Williamsburg, the BangOn!NYC WareHouse of Horrors is the perfect Halloween destination for those who love a mix of art, music and food. The event will offer spooky performance artists, a bouncy house, great food, a haunted house and much more! Additional information can be found at www.bangon-nyc.com.

Blood Manor

New York City’s ultimate haunted house experience, Blood Manor is filled with spooky thrills just in time for Halloween! Located at 163 Varick Street, this 5,000 square-foot haunted house is packed with ghouls, zombies and other nightmarish monsters sure to make your day a little bit more frightening. Children under 14 not permitted. For more information, please visit www.bloodmanor.com.

Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost Tour

There’s no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by taking the acclaimed Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost Tour. Starting at the historic St.-Mark’s-Church-in-the-Bowery, this fascinating walking tour explores the haunted history of the East Village and neighboring Greenwich Village. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

Haunted Waters Walking Tour

In addition to exploring the spooky history of Greenwich Village, you can also discover the haunted heritage of Long Island City and Astoria. Learn about the tragedy of the General Slocum ship in 1904 and the sinking of the HMS Hussar back in the American Revolution. Starts this Saturday at the Hell Gate Bridge.

Take in the Scenic Fall Foliage in Central Park

If Halloween isn’t your thing, this weekend still offers the perfect opportunity to take in the lush autumn foliage of Central Park. Relax on the scenic Sheep Meadow, take a charming rowboat ride or take in the picturesque scenery along the Central Park Mall or the iconic Gapstow Bridge.