Think you've got an award worthy Halloween costume this year? Attend one of these Hamptons Halloween happenings and find out.
Muse in the Harbor
(16 Main Street, Sag Harbor, www.museintheharbor.com
) will host the first of the East End festivities. On Friday, October 27, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., revel in the spookiness of the season with '80s dance music, drink specials, a bar menu and a costume contest.
Suffolk Theater's (118 East Main Street, Riverhead, www.suffolktheater.com
) I am Scarecrow + New Life Crisis
: "The Dead Dance Ball" will feature an all-star lineup of Mark "The Animal" Mendoza on bass (Twisted Sister) and Tom Cavanagh on guitar (Lita Ford
), with a special guest appearance from Paul Mahos
and Rob Woebber from New Life Crisis, Daena D (Bad Animals/Thunderbox), Jared and Jordan Cannata from Long Island's own JRAD. Hanz (Z Toys, Dee Snider's Van Helsings Curse) will serve as the evening's Master of Ceremony and John Blaze (Swift Kick/Van Helsings Curse) will take on the honor of The Scarecrow. The Dance Ball will be held on Friday, October 27 and doors, the bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. For more seasonal fun, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
will screen on Sunday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. and there will be a prize for the best Rocky Horror
Sally and Jack Skellington at the 2016 Rowdyween. (Photo: John Musnicki)
Long Ireland Beer Company (817 Pulaski Street, Riverhead, longirelandbrewing.com
) is hosting its 3rd Annual Halloween Party on Friday, October 27 from 7 to 11 p.m. Costumes are a must and prizes will be awarded to the top three ensembles. Tickets are $25, which includes admission, two beer tickets and live music by Beer Money.
Long Island Aquarium (431 East Main Street, Riverhead, www.longislandaquarium.com
) is hosting a Halloween Masquerade Ball on Friday, October from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission is $69.95 and the evening will feature an open bar, DJ, passed hors d'oeuvres and light buffet.
Indian Wells Tavern
's (117 Main Street, Amagansett, www.indianwellstavern.com
) Halloween fête will take place on Friday, October 27 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. The unearthly affair will feature music from a DJ, beer and drink specials, and a costume contest, with the winner receiving a $100 gift card redeemable at both Indian Wells Tavern or Bostwick's Chowder House
. Prizes will also be awarded for best couple, best group, scariest, funniest and most original costumes. Admission is $10.
Union Cantina (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, www.unioncantina.net
) is presenting a Day Of The Dead Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28. Doors open at 6 p.m., with an open bar featuring complimentary Espolon margaritas, Union sangria and Corona Light from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The evening will also include live music from Project Vibe
, DJ Drazen, and a costume contest.
(90 Second House Road, Montauk, www.soleeast.com
) will close out its 2017 season with a haunted happening in The Backyard with complimentary bar food, drink specials and a live DJ on Saturday, October 28, beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is free and those who don festive attire will be entered to win a weekend stay.
Roses Grove's 3rd Annual Halloween Bash, presented by Conscience Point Promotions, Open Minded Organics, LLC, and Roses Grove Band, at 230 Elm
(230 Elm Street, Southampton, www.facebook.com
) on Saturday, October 28 will kick off with The Bastards of Boom
at 8 p.m. and be followed by the Roses Grove Band. Along with live music, there will be a costume contest with a cash prize, food by 230 Elm's new chef, delicious sips, a fortune teller, spooky lights and decorations, and a few surprises.
The Divas Karaoke is hosting a "Scaryoke Party" at The Springs Tavern (15 Fort Pond Boulevard, East Hampton, www.thespringstavern.com
) on Saturday, October 28 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The karaoke costume party will include plenty of karaoke - obviously - drink specials, and a costume contest and more. There is no admission fee.
Last year's Rowdyween. (Photo: John Musnicki)
New Life Crisis is once again headlining the Halloween Party at Oakland's Restaurant (365 Dune Road, Hampton Bays, www.oaklandsrestaurant.net
), which will take place on Saturday, October 28. Doors open at 9 p.m.
The 21st Annual Halloween Party at Southampton Publick House
(62 Jobs Lane, Southampton, www.publick.com
) will be held on Saturday, October 28, starting at 9 p.m. Along with music by DJ Jetset, there will be cash prizes for best costumes, which will be awarded at 12 a.m. The 21st Annual Halloween Party, The Sequel, will take place on Halloween, starting at 11 a.m. Stop by for an all-day happy hour, 2 for 1 entrees, and throwback party 90's music. DJ Dory will bring the beats starting at 9 p.m.
Stephen Talkhouse's (161 Main Street, Amagansett, stephentalkhouse.com
) Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 28 will feature music from Hello Brooklyn - "one part pop music and one part hip-hop... all blended together and spiked with some rock'n'roll" - who take the stage at 10 p.m. Admission is $15.
The Mill Roadhouse (142 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, themillroadhouse.com
) is holding its Annual Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28, starting at 10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy musical treats from DJ Michael of East End Entertainment.
The 18th annual "Rowdyween" at Rowdy Hall
(10 Main St. in the Parrish Mews, East Hampton, www.rowdyhall.com
) will wrap up Hamptons Halloween festivities on Tuesday, October 31, from 8 p.m. to the witching hour. Admission is $30, which grants partygoers one complimentary cocktail, tasty Rowdy snacks, $5 drafts and $6 well drinks, and music from a DJ. Make sure to get creative with your costume because there's $500 in cash prizes at stake.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com