Forget creepy clowns and certain presidential candidates—the truly scariest thing this Hallowen is FOMO (fear of missing out). Why, you ask? Because look at all the local Halloween parties we have to choose from!
Here are our top 6 picks for boos and booze.
Halloween Masquerade Ball
The Long Island Aquarium
October 29, 8:00 p.m. — midnight
What’s spookier than sleepin’ with the fishes? Partying with them! Head to the Long Island Aquarium on Saturday, October 29 for a grand Masquerade Ball. Enjoy an open bar, a buffet station, passed hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing, and more. Tickets are $69.95 per person. You must be at least 21 years old to attend.
Halloween Costume Party
October 29, 9:00 p.m. — closing
We love Zigmund’s for a thousand reasons here at Edible, so this costume party is right after our own hearts! DJ Drop D will be spinning retro tunes all night and there will be prizes for best costumes. The least scary part? There’s no cover to attend.
The 17th Annual Rowdyween
October 31, 8:00 p.m. — closing
Rowdyween is a Halloween institution on the East End—and for good, spooky reason! Go in costume or don’t go at all. Admission is $30 per person and will get you one complimentary drink, snacks, $5 drafts and $6 well drinks, live music, and more. There will also be $500 in cash prizes awarded for the best costumes, so put on your thinking cap (or dress like you’re going to eat someone else’s right off their head). Tickets can be purchased in advance online here.
Annual Halloween Party
Long Ireland Brewing Company
October 28, 7:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
Long Ireland knows how to do two things: beer and Halloween. Join them on Friday, October 28 for a truly hoppin’ Halloween party (get it?). Admission is $25 per person. You can purchase tickets in advance at the tasting room or by credit card over the phone. Admission includes two beer tickets and live music. Costumes are required though, so don’t forget your Trump wig or Harambe mask.
A Very Montauk Halloween
Solé East & The Backyard Restaurant
October 29, 8:00 p.m. — closing
We love Solé East all year—we think it’s the perfect place for a staycation—but it’s especially awesome at Halloween. And where else can you enter a costume contest for which the prize is a free weekend stay in Montauk? Be still our zombie-brains-eating hearts. Admission is free. Enjoy drink specials, free bar food, and a live DJ. Call ahead and make a weekend of it; special room rates will be offered for the weekend starting at $99 per night.
Annual Halloween Party
Southampton Publick House
October 29, 10:00 p.m. — closing
We wait for Southampton Publick House’s annual costume party every year—and this year, it sounds better than ever. DJ Dory Seymour will be there spinning tunes all night and Anthony from WEHM and BEACH radio will host (and judge) the costume contest. Enjoy $5 pints of Pumpkin Ale and other drink specials; there will be just a $10 cover at the door.