The Spookiest Halloween Events in Brooklyn

The Spookiest Halloween Events in Brooklyn

If you’ve finally settled into one of the many apartments near Gowanus for rent, and you’re ready to start exploring your borough, Halloween is the perfect time to do so. The city comes even more alive during the month of October with some of the spookiest Halloween events in the country. Living in the city that never sleeps means there’s something frightful to experience any time of night or day during the spookiest season of the year. Brooklyn is home to a variety of creepy, crawly Halloween events to experience, so you won’t even have to head to Manhattan to have a frighteningly good time this October. Here are some of the must-visit events right nearby.

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Oct. 11-18

This acclaimed event takes place at venues throughout Brooklyn as the best new independent films are showcased in conjunction with parties, events, and more. One of the primary screening venues for 2018 is Nitehawk Cinema, which is located in Williamsburg. A variety of films will be shown including small-town thrillers, terror on the American frontier, and spins on classic horror films. Check out the lineup and get your tickets now before they’re all sold out.

Nightmare Machine, Oct. 3-31

Created by the team responsible for Dream Machine, Nightmare Machine offers a nine-room experience that “is the culmination of your greatest phobias and freakouts designed to be tactile and shareable.” These spooky spaces are centered around traditional scary situations like alien abduction, bugs, clowns, and more. While you’ll certainly be creeped out, the event is still noted as being PG-13, so it borders on family friendly. Nightmare Machine is open Thursdays through Sundays at 93 N. 9th St., Brooklyn – a quick commute from many apartments near Gowanus for rent.

Nightfall: A Moonlit Celebration, Oct. 19-20

This is your chance to experience the sprawling Green-Wood Cemetery at night by candlelight. You’ll be surrounded by ethereal sights and sounds while guided by thousands of candles as you wander along the cemetery’s winding paths. Along the way you’ll find musicians, performance artists, storytellers, and more. The spookiest month of the year is the perfect time for this unique experience highlighted by this historic place and the light of the moon.

There’s so much more to experience close to apartments near Gowanus for rent. Do you research, plan out your month, and enjoy the spookiest time of the year in the city!