New York City’s 50th Annual


Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 7 pm | Presented LIVE by NY1 at 8 pm

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

Skip the Line

Don’t Like Waiting In Lines?

Tickets are available for various ways to participate in the Parade! Walking in it, watching it, donating to it! Pick what is best for you!

However, if you’d like to help support our work and get some special privileges –please buy a ticket and help us keep the NYC Village Halloween Parade going!

If you don’t have time to wait in the massive general public line up area, you can SKIP THE LINE, BE THE PARTY and HELP THE PARADE OUT.

  • Come dressed as the THEME! 2023 Theme TBA in September 2023!
  • VIP Level 1 Entrance to the Parade
  • VIP Level 2 Entrance to the Parade AND STEP OUT to WATCH at the VIP Area
  • RIDE on a float
  • RIDE in the Parade in your very own pedicab
  • LEAD THE PARADE with the Artistic Director
  • WATCH from VIP viewing area

Tickets? I thought the Parade is free!

The NYC Village Halloween Parade is FREE for all to view from the sidelines or join in a costume. No ticket required. It’s been this way for 48 years!

However….if you’d like to help support the Parade and have fun at the same time….take a look our SPECIAL offering tickets listed below.

Tickets Are Limited!!! (Donations are Unlimited!!!)

JOIN The Village Halloween Parade And Keep the Parade Alive

There are SO many ways you can join us and support the artistry, pageantry, music and FUN of the Parade!

Make a Donation


Donate Any Amount

VIP Entrance to the Parade

Avoid the Long Wait

If you don’t have time to wait in the massive general public line up area, you can SKIP THE LINE, BE THE PARTY and HELP THE PARADE OUT.

  • If you don’t want wait in the massive general public line up area, you can skip the line and join a band!
  • This ticket will allow you entry via a private entrance to the band lineup area between 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm.
  • From here you can join any band or group you’d like and parade up 6th Avenue with them.
  • Ticket sales end at 7:30 pm on October 31, 2023


SKIP THE LINE LEVEL 2: VIP Entrance & VIP Viewing

  • Skip the Line AND Entrance to Special VIP Viewing Area along the Parade route near the Telecast
  • We will make sure you jump out at the appropriate place! This is standing in the VIP Area…we also have Seating…see below…
  • NOTE: Proof of vaccination will be required to enter the VIP area on Halloween night.


Join Special Sections
of the Parade

2023 Theme TBA in September, 2023
Theme Costume Required!

  • Your ticket buys you a secret entry point for early admission and no lines, with the Grand Marshall section of the event, TV coverage and the chance to meet other costume fiends like yourself!!!
  • You must have a theme costume and be ready for a fun time!
  • AND, your ticket also allows you to support the most wildly creative Parade in NYC! On Halloween night, you must arrive at 6 pm! No entry after this time.


LEAD THE PARADE: Walk at the Front

  • Walk at the Front with the Artistic Director Jeanne Fleming
  • See the Parade as only she sees it!
  • There’s a chance you will be be interviewed on TV


Watch The Parade From Our VIP Area

VIP VIEWING LEVEL 1: Standing Admission

  • Standing admission in a special location along the route near the Telecast!


VIP VIEWING LEVEL 2: Seating in Director’s Chairs

  • Special section seating in tall chairs.


Very Special In-Parade Options

WHEEL MANIA: Pedicab for Two for Entire Parade

  • Ride in your Own Pedicab!
  • Don’t even want to walk in the Parade, but want to be in it!
  • We will arrange for you to be transported in one of our official vehicles–a Pedicab!
  • Two people Maximum.

$500 for Two

ROCK STAR: Ride on a Float

  • Ride on a Float!
  • We will arrange for you to ride on a VIP Float with DJ and special guests.


QUIET EVENT: Dance IN the Parade in Sync with Others with Headphones ON!


Join Quiet Event and dance IN the Parade with headphones on! There will be two music stations bumping with the hottest jams, so there’s no doubt that this will be a seriously wild and unique night! Everyone will be flash mobbing the onlookers and TV reporters!


Note: Quiet Event has it’s own section! This means they are not squished in with hundreds of people, but have free range of the street to do whatever they want and they do some silly things! With headphone ON!

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Skip The Line, Be The Party, Help The Parade

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Details for ALL the tickets types will be emailed closer to the event.