September 1, 2019

Bay Ridge Halloween, Fall Festivals & Events 2019



If you have a Bay Ridge event that isn’t listed here, leave a comment with the info or a link to your flyer. (they don’t publish automatically)






November’s events in Bay Ridge–> click here  


November’s events –> click here  


November’s events –> click here  


















Friday, September 20th




1) Greek Festival at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church September 19th – 22nd. Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets. 

2) Silent Disco on the 68th Street Pier



Saturday, September 21st



1) Pet Adoption outside of Councilman Brannan’s Office – 8203 – 3rd Avenue, 12:00 -4:00 pm.




2) Fort Hamilton Army Base Oktober Brew Fest, authentic German food, rides, a pumpkin patch and the pool if the weather s good.  Contests: Keg Toss, Stein Hoist, Bratwurst Eating Contest and >Best Dressed Dirndl and Lederhosen.  Register here





3) Annual Cancer Can’t Kill Love Event at the Gjoa Club at 2:00 pm.  Money raised goes to Sloan Kettering Hospital




4) Volunteer to plant daffodil bulbs at Owls Head Park  – 10:00 am. No signup – just come!






5) Norwegian Christian Home Fall Fair at 1250 – 67th Street 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.




5) Greek Festival at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church September 19th – 22nd. Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets.




6) Hispanic Heritage Celebration at FIAO – Free – RSVP to






7)  Irish night on shore road - august 2018 Great Irish Fair in Coney Island Irish night on shore road - august 2018 Tickets here




The Great Irish Fair is on Saturday, September 21 at the Fort Amphitheater in Coney Island. Tickets are $20 and you can buy them at the entrance.





Sunday, September 22nd



1) Free TNR Workshop by the Neighborhood Cats – reserve your spot by 09/19.  If you love cats and want to help in Bay Ridge, join this amazing group do TNR’s  – see here



2) Pet Mobile Adoption Truck will be outside of  Vinny’s Pet Store 451 Bay Ridge Avenue from 12 PM – 4 PM




3) Greek Festival in Bay Ridge at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church – Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets  


Friday, September 27th


1) Grandma’s Love Auction Gala – raffles – win prizes!  Tickets here




2) Golf Outing – Our Lady of Angels



Saturday, September 28th


1) The Ragamuffin Day Parade  – Parade begins at 1:00 from 76th Street to 92nd Street on 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge (Registration (form here) and Costume Judging is earlier). Free

2) Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause will take place at St. Mary’s  Church.  

3) St. Philips Craft Sale 1072 – 80th Street   10:00 am – 3:00 pm




Also a Pet Adoption Truck will be outside of St. Philips Church 1072 – 80th Street. 11AM – 3PM




4) Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser The Fundraiser will be in the auditorium at St. Pats school on 96th Street and 4th Avenue at 6:00 pm.  (Music by the Canny Brothers and Shadoobie). This funds the 2020 St. Patricks Day Parade in Bay Ridge.




5) Free CPR Class at Redeemer St. John’s in Bay Ridge  at 9:00 am – 10:30 am OR 11:00 – 12:30 am. Call or e-mail to register.


6) Paint the Verrazzano Bridge at Pinot’s Palette. See here


7) Hoops Fest at Aviator – $10 tickets (more for the events)



8) Coney Island Luna Park Halloween Harvest – every weekend from September 28th to October 27th 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


9) National Lighthouse Museum Fest 12:00 – 6:00 pm (it’s a great Fall festival….and I don’t like Staten Island). Cost: $3 per person; Soup Contest from 12 pm – 2 pm……$ 5 per person. There is no onsite parking, but we found parking easily. The soup is really good!





Sunday, September 29th


1) 3rd Avenue Festival –  9/29  is the 3rd Avenue Festival  from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm on 69th Street to 94th Street in Bay Ridge. Vendor info: 





2) The Atlantic Antic Festival is from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. More info.





3) Oktoberfest in Industry City

Staten Island events:

1) Staten Island Car Show 9:00 – 3:00 pm. (Raindate: 10/6)






Monday, September 30th

Yom Kippur in Bay Ridge – see here

Friday, October 4th   


a) Senior Town Hall & Resource Fair  at St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 8100 Ridge Boulevard 11 am – 2 pm



b) Congressman Max Rose is having a Townhall in Brooklyn – see here

c) Printspace has First Friday night in Bay Ridge.  $10.   This is a hidden gem. More info here

d) Free Movie (Jurassic World) in Owls Head Park



e) Saint Anselm Walk-a-thon


f)  Blessing of the Animals in Bay Ridge (or nearby) – See here



Saturday, October 5th



1) Blessing of the Animals after 11:00 am mass outside St. Anselm Church on 82nd Street and 4th Ave. (If it rains, the blessing is inside the church vestibule).  See other animal blessings: here


2) Narrows Botanical Gardens on Shore Road needs a lot of volunteers at 10:00 am.



3) FDNY Open House – Kids love this! See info

4) Holy Angels is having a car wash from 9 am to 12pm

5) Oktoberfest at Lockyard in Bay Ridge  9221 – 5th Avenue

6) 80’s Night with Radio Daze at the Wicked Monk – 9510 3rd Avenue at 10:30 pm.




7) Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, kid-friendly haunted house, giant wagon slide  Get ticket online




8) Remembering James Brocking




9)  Greek Night at Mussels and More 8005 – 5th Avenue.





10) In Staten Island:  Snug Harbor Ghost Tour  $10




Boo at the Bronx Zoo – Every weekend until November 3rd.


Sunday, October 6th


1)  FDNY Open House – Kids love this! See info

2) Free – Urban Archive Scavenger Hunt in Bay Ridge at 1:00 – 3:00 pm. One to Four people can be on a team.  You must register on this page – it says tickets half way down the page.  And you need an iphone with this app





3) Denyse Wharf Beach Cleanup and Water Testing. Service hours for students too – see here

4) BINGO at the Pour House at 4:00 pm.



5) Walk to end bullying in Staten Island – by Danny Fitzpatrick’s Angel Network – info here






6) Mother Cabrini Procession and Mass in support of a NYC Statue – see here.

7) Blessing of Animals at Christ Church 7301 Ridge Blvd. after 10:30 am service. See other churches having blessings today: here






Thursday, October 10th


a) Senior Fair at St. Patrick’s Church


b) Property Tax Meeting at 6:30 pm.

b) Paint a Halloween Haunting on glass at Pinot’s Palette. See here




c) Keto Potluck at Irish Haven –





1)  Christopher Columbus Parade on 18th Avenue in Brooklyn – info here  The parade begins at 60th Street at 1:00 pm. It ends at Benson Avenue – 4:00. Text 91999 for more details.  Free








2) Volunteer to plant daffodils on Third Avenue with Good & Green Bay Ridge – see here Free



3) Kitty Adoption in Bay Ridge





4) Cleanup at Owl’s Head Park from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Free



5) Brooklyn Poker Run – New Event this year!  1:00 – 5:00 pm





Saturday, October 12th


6) Thunder Road, a Springstein cover band is playing at THE LEIF BAR at 6725 5TH AVENUE at 6:00 pm.   




7) Kitty Kieran’s Annual Corn Harvest – it’s real 



8) Rock Ocktoberfest at  Schnitzel Haus – 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Steinhoist contest at 9:00 pm. Live music – see here


9) St. Athanasius Comedy and Karaoke Night


10) Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, kid-friendly haunted house, giant wagon slide  Get ticket online






10) Decker Farms in Staten Island – info here

11) Rolling Thunders Ocktoberfest in Staten Island





Sunday, October 13th

a) Narrows Botanical Gardens Harvest Festival and Dog Costume Contest. Free to watch – fun!







The Fall Harvest Festival by the Narrows Botanical Garden will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Shore Road Park (70th Street and Shore Road)  

  • Talented Crafters and Artisans will be selling their items

  • The Great Pumpkin Patch sponsored by Three Guys from Brooklyn 

  • The Annual Canine Costume Contest




B) Brooklyn Firefly


c) Bay Ridge Jewish Centerr is Having Pizza in the Hut from 2-4 pm.

Decorate BRJC’s Sukkah. Eat pizza, refreshments & art projects.  $5/person or $10/family

Location: BRJC backyard. Please enter on 81st Street



C) Luna Park Dog Costume Contest in Coney Island – register here.   Free to watch









Tuesday, October 15th

1) Bitchfest 6 in Bay Ridge – info here



2) Halloween Drag Show at South Brooklyn Foundry at 6909 3rd Avenue at 7:00 pm.  Call 718-333-5287 to reserve a spot. Wear your costumes (or don’t). Prizes for the best costumes.


Wednesday, October 16th


Community Education Council to discuss rezoning and the new school – see here.


Thursday, October 17th

1) Paint pumpkins and sip wine at Pinot’s Palette – see here 


2) Free drive in movie  kids love this!



Friday, October 18th

Hom is having a Golden Girls Murder Mystery Dinner. Call  718-238-4466 to reserve a spot. Hom is at 8810 3rd Avenue.




Saturday, October 19th


1) Hero’s Benefit at the Wicked Monk 4:00 – 10:00 pm




2) Fort Hamilton HS has a football game and homecoming at 4:00 pm. See here



3) Christian Biker Unity Summit – info here




4) Thrift Sale at the New Utrecht Reformed Church




5)  My Natural Pet Grand Opening from 12 – 3 pm at 8318 5th Avenue

6) El Sanchos is having a grand opening today – see here

7) Community Clean up on Shore Road and 86th Street – 12:00 pm. Gloves will be provided. 


8) Kaiser Park Festival – free and awesome. Nice event for kids – worth going.  Bus and train directions here


9) Free Marine Park Halloween Fall Festival  from 12 – 3 p.m. Enter at 3000 Fillmore Ave between Madison Place and Marine Parkway.


10) Rhapsody Players at Saint Patrick’s – 7:30 pm.


11)  Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, q kid-friendly haunted house and a giant hay-wagon slide)  Get ticket online  They have goats, guinea pigs, rabbits, a horse and a pig.



12) NYCRuns Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon – starts at: 7:00 AM at the Brooklyn Museum. Register here   



13) Schnitzel Haus Hunter Mountain Oktoberfest Trip 


14) Julia Keef will be at the Firefly 8:00 – 10:00 pm – Jazz – see here

15) New Parents Social at Cebu in Bay Ridge – 2 – 4pm  – free



16) Park Slope – Schoolyard 


17) Staten Island Haunted House


18) Boo at the Bronx Zoo – Every weekend until November 3rd. 

19) Visitation Academy Open House – See here


Sunday October 20th



1)  Pet Adoption in Bay Ridge at Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus’ office – 3rd Avenue and 85th Street – 12:00 -4:00 pm



2) Sean Casey Howl-o-ween Bark Block Party




Sean Casey Animal Rescue’s 12th Annual Howl-o-ween Bark Block Party is on Sunday, October 20th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend the fun, family-friendly party that spans the entire block on which the Rescue is located. Admission is free!  Enjoy games, contests, prizes & activities for kids and pups alike. Face painting and tattoos at the Goblins & Ghouls parlor.   

3)  Soup and Grilled Cheese Popup in Sunset Park at Minnie’s 885 – 4th Avenue (between 33nd and & 33rd Streets) 

4)  Cupcake Decorating at Beyond at Liberty View in Industry City from 1:00 – 2:00 pm (and another class from 3:00 – 4:00 pm). $20.   It is on the front page here.


5) Brooklyn Botanic Garden Harvest Homecoming

6) Free Concert – the event is outside of Bay Ridge, but the performer, Daniel Rodriguez is from Bay Ridge! Children welcome.





7) Xaverian’s Open House – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  See here   



8) LAOH Card Party at 2750 Gerritsen Avenue – call the day of the event if you still want to go. There may be a few empty seats.





9) Free bluegrass and old-time music concert outside of Christ Church in Bay Ridge from 6-9 pm – all welcome. Bring a blanket or use the chairs. See here




Tuesday, October 22nd


1) Free Halloween Makeup Workshop for kids and teens at Gerritsen Beach Library at 2808 Gerritsen Avenue.  Make up and sponges will be provided. We will also be glad to help find ideas and tutorials for different looks during the event.  See here


2) The Bay Ridge Community Council Evening on Health at St. Anselm 365 – 83rd Street. Dinner and Refreshments to be served – 7:00 pm.



Thursday, October 24th

Ridge Creative Center Halloween Crafty Art Party



2) Printspace at 509 Senator Street in Bay Ridge is doing a free Linocut workshop from 6 – 7:00 pm.





Friday, October 25th

1) DGK Halloween Costume Party  3:30 to 6:00 pm.


2) Grapetober at Henry Harde’s Wine and Liquor Store at  9314 3rd Avenue from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Free.



3) Saint Pat’s Halloween Party


4) FIAO Halloween Party


5) Wooden Sign Workshop at the Greenhouse Cafe – so cool


7) The Dyker Singers are celebrating Celebrating Italian Culture at the Libary – free.



8)  Comedy Night at Vesuvio’s at 7305 – 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge 


9) Mama Rao’s Halloween Party – $60 a person


10) Paint Scream at Pinot’s Palette – see here

11) City Tech’s GRAVESEND INN Haunted Houseat Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street opens. (Too scary for small children)


Friday 10/25 5 to 9pm

Saturday 10/26 12 to 4pm and 5 to 9pm



Sunday 10/27 12 to 4pm and 5 to 9pm

Monday 10/28 5 to 9pm

Tuesday 10/29 5 to 9pm

Wednesday 10/30 10am to 3pm 5 to 9pm

Thursday 10/31 10am to 3pm and 5 to 9pm

Tickets are $10 general admission,


Saturday, October 26th



1) Saint Anselm Halloween Party – 2:00 – 5:00 pm




2) NIA Halloween Spooktacular Festival  – 11th Avenue between 66th Street and 67th Street, 12 pm – 4 pm. Free




3) Grapetober at Henry Harde’s Wine and Liquor Store at  9314 3rd Avenue from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Free.



4) Saint Patrick’s Church has a new pastor celebration!


5) Halloween Zumba at Alana’s Life and Fitness 530 86th Street – wear your costume and zumba!   12;30 – 2:30 pm

6) Sunset Park Rocks invites you to paint rocks with them. Free.



7) We are headed to Thomas Greene Park because our friends are working on the Thomas Greene Park  annual Halloween parade from 2-4 pm (3rd & Douglass) in Brooklyn. Everyone wears their costumes. There will be for a costume contest, pumpkin painting & more. Free


8) St. Finbar’s Family Halloween Party





8) Industry City Halloween -10:00 – 4:00 pm.  This is fun!

And this was on Beyond at Libery View’s page:




9) Dyker Beach Golf Course Halloween Party – 718-836-9722 ext 261 or 


Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26th 7:30 pm-12:30 am

Premium Open Bar, Dinner & Dessert Stations

Best Costume Contest and more!

10) Salty Dog’s Halloween for Adults


11) Hideout’s Halloween

12) Celebrating 50 Years of Broadway, Pop & Classic Entertainment – FDR





13) A life-size replica of  the Santa Maria will be at the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

14)  Oktoberfest at Industry City

15) Full Disclosure Halloween Bash at Three Jolly Pigeons  at 6802 – 3rd Avenue at 10 pm.




16) The Pour House Halloween Party




17) Industry City has a free concert for kids and families.


18) SK Academy Halloween Party –  1-3 pm  at 3071 Brighton 13th Street.   For children ages 4-10 –  Spooky Trails, Pizza, Games & Dancing, Facepaint & More




19) Staten Island – Richmond Town Halloween – info here







November’s events in Bay Ridge–> click here  


November’s events –> click here  


November’s events –> click here  


November’s events –> click here  


November’s events –> click here  








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One Response to “Bay Ridge Halloween, Fall Festivals & Events 2019”

  1. concertjoe Says:
    September 24th, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    ! This OCTOBER will be
    the 60th. Anniversary of JFK
    speaking and campaigning in Bay Ridge
    at the Police Station on 86st. @ 5th. Ave. !

    President John Fitzgerald KENNEDY !