You MUST See This Spectacular Parade In Person!
The Parade runs STRAIGHT up 6th Ave from KING St to West 15th
- You can view the Parade from the east or west side of 6th Ave between King St and West 15th
- The Parade starts at 7:00 pm and ends around 11:00 pm.
- The streets are most crowded between Bleecker and 14th Street, so you might consider getting there early or try another place along the route…(or better yet, put on a costume and join the Parade!)
- THE PARADE IS A FREE PUBLIC EVENT! However, if you want to avoid the crowds and be in a special VIP area to watch the Parade, click here for tickets. BUY TICKETS
Start With These Tips
- Don’t bring your car to the Parade!
- If you are coming in a group, meet somewhere away from the line-up and walk to the line-up together.
- The Parade takes until 9:00pm to move out.
Getting To The Parade
What you need to know: Using the subways and buses to get to the Village Halloween Parade.
- The L train will run on a normal service schedule on Halloween night, which is about every ~5-8 minutes in the evening. FYI: L trains always run every 20 minutes between 1 and 5 a.m., and that will be the case that evening as well.
- Trains will bypass the Spring St CE in the southbound direction from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- The northbound side of the Spring St CE will be exit-only.
- After 10 p.m., southbound A trains run local from 59 St to Canal St.
- After midnight, northbound A trains operate via the Rutgers Tube.
- After midnight, southbound F trains operate via the Cranberry Tube.
Station flow will be monitored by NYPD, and customers should ask an officer or MTA employee should they need assistance.
- Spring St CE: Trains will bypass the Spring St CE in the southbound direction from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; the northbound side of the Spring St CE will be exit-only.
- 14 St/6 Av LFM: The 16th St side will be exit-only, the 14th St side will be open, but watch for police barricades to help control customer flow.
- West 4th St ABCDEFM: Street entrances will become exit only or entrance only at various times, based on how busy it gets.
- Sixth Avenue (B,D,F,Q) to 23rd, 14th or West 4th Street Stations
- Seventh Avenue (1,2,3,9) to 23rd, 18th, 14th, Sheridan Square or Houston Street
- Eighth Avenue (A,C,E) to West 4th Street, Spring (this station is closest to the Line Up area) or Canal Street Stations
- Visit the MTA’s website to plan your trip!
By PATH from New Jersey
- Take the 33rd Street Train to one of the Sixth Avenue Stations at 9th, 14th or 23rd Streets
- Buses along Sixth Avenue will be re-routed from just after 6:00pm until the parade is over, other routes are suggested.
- 24 Hour NYC Travel Information: 718-330-1234
Watch It On TV
Can’t make it out to the Parade? You’re in luck! We’re on TV!
The Village Halloween Parade will be telecast LIVE on
NY1 from 8 – 9:30 pm.