Dress up as your favorite ’80s music star, walk the red carpet, and compete in the costume contest. Meet the giant puppets and spooky characters from Teatro SEA. Join DJ Misbehaviour for an electric dance party on our South Terrace with a special “Thriller” performance by Purssophonie. Sign up for the open mic at our monthly MC’NY Poets’ Café hosted by poet Shanelle Gabriel. Enjoy hair-raising cocktails from the MCNY bar and delicious West African food from the Teranga pop-up café.
6:00 pm – DJ Misbehaviour starts spinning (South Terrace)
6:30 pm – Puppets from Teatro SEA arrive (South Terrace)
6:45 pm – Sign-up for MC’NY Poets’ Café begins (Second Floor)
7:00 pm – MC’NY Poets’ Café begins (Second Floor)
8:30 pm – “Thriller” drag performance by Purssophonie (South Terrace)
9:00 pm – Costume contest begins. The winner will receive a MCNY Family Membership and a swag bag of goodies from our gift shop!
10:00 pm – Museum closes
In the event of inclement weather, the DJ and dance floor will move indoors.
Proof of vaccination is required for entry (everyone over the age of 12), so please plan ahead! Excelsior Pass is accepted for those vaccinated in NYS.
Masks will be required both indoors and outdoors.
Cocktails & Culture: Halloween Masquerade Party
Museum of The City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd Street.
New York, 10039
Seniors (65+), Students: $14 (with I.D.)
Under age 20: Free