New York City’s 48th Annual

Village Halloween Parade

Watch the Parade LIVE on NY1 at 7 pm Sunday, October 31, 2021 | Presented by NY1

The nation’s most wildly creative public participatory event in the greatest city in the world!

Costume Contest

Costume Contest

How do you join the costume contest?

JUST SHOW UP! If you are IN the Parade, you are IN the contest! Our secret scouts will scour the parade and hand contact cards to those we deem to have the best costumes. Winners will be chosen from those who contact us.

We know it is next to impossible to select the “best costume”—there are just too many great ones! But, choose we must. In the past we have chosen Mario Roca for “The Stove” (top left photo) and Serra Hirsch, “The Claw” (middle photo). This year could be yours to win! So, come out in style!

2021 Prizes to be announced after the Parade!