7pm: cover band bonanza! hole, smashing pumpkins, prince, ac/dc, stp, sunny day real estate, fleetwood mac. bar matchless, free.
7pm-midnight (thru 10/31): meet ghastly ticket sellers, ride inspectors, and victims of an unfortunate roller coaster crash at ‘the ride inspector’s nightmare‘, a 45-minute ‘tour’ through the coney island sideshow back rooms. bonus: luna park rides will be open weekends during the run. coney island usa, $10.
8pm (every thu-sat thru 11/13): rabbit hole ensemble’s the tragic story of doctor frankenstein shifts the focus of mary shelly’s novel to the point of view of the doctor, a woman. bax, $18.
12pm: the 12th annual great pupkin dog costume contest (get it?) and annual halloween festival @ fort greene park. $5 suggested donation per pup.
1pm (thru 10/31): take a guided tour through green-wood cemetery and hear tales of murder, mayhem, spirits and ghosts… oh, my! $20.
7pm-7am: ‘within the land of ash‘ fills four bushwick buildings with music, performances and mayhem. free champagne for those in costume. $15 before 9:45pm, $25 after.
9pm: rubulad and gemini + scorpio’s masquerade macbre features alien monster puppet funk, balkan and toy piano music, djs, fire, face painting, silver film portraits… absinthe! location tbd, $20.
10pm: bangon!nyc’s haunted warehouse party features a zip line, multiple swings, a haunted house, professional dominatrix, and performance art. 80 ainslie (williamsburg), $12-15.
10pm: dance ’til you’re undead at meanred’s ‘end of the world zombie attack!‘ party. masonic temple, $10 adv, $15 door.
midnight: ‘colored blazers, croquet mallets, and your bitchiest attitude are all encouraged’ at union hall’s very heathers halloween free.
a fort greene residence transforms into ‘the vampire opera‘. if only every house did this! 313 clinton ave, free.
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