Best Halloween Parties For Adults In NYC

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From sexy to scary, NYC's grownups-only Halloween party line-up is a non-stop joy ride of gorgeous ghouls and stylish spooks. Some of these tantalizingly appointed creatures of the night are out looking for a willing victim. Others are looking for the best parties the city has to offer. Whatever look or attitude you're sporting this Halloween, here are five not-to-be-missed, leave-the-kids-at-home soirees.

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409 E. 59th St.
New York, NY 10022
(212) 980-2711
Sinners and Saints Masquerade Gala

Date: Oct. 31, 2014

Guastavino's under-the-bridge, architectural playland is home to one of All Hallows Eve's best parties in Midtown this Oct. 31. Young, but not too young, decadent and vampy, the Sinners and Saints Masquerade Gala features a six-hour open bar, reserved seating, bottle service packages and a pulse-racing, live DJ performance.

Beauty Bar
231 E. 14th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 539-1389
Friday Night Halloween Dancestravaganza

Date: Oct. 31, 2014

Where else can you get your nails painted pointy and black and dance the night away? Beauty Bar's weekly, Friday Night Dancestravaganza goes seriously zombie on Halloween, with haunted martini drink specials, popping crowds and a non-stop dance vibe. Called the ultimate bar by downtown denizens in the know, this is the best place to party with your all-girl, Vampirella gang.

79 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10016
(212) 696-5700
The Devil Wears Pranna

Date: Oct. 31, 2014 at  9:00 p.m.

The Flatiron District's sexiest destination for Southeast Asian cuisine, Pranna's Late Night Lounge offers drama, dancing and an otherworldly variety of nonstop, DJ-spun tunes this Halloween. A one-hour open well bar starts your night off right from 9 to 10 p.m. The dress code at this dramatically beautiful venue is go gorgeous or go home, and fabulous costumes are highly recommended.

130 Bowery
New York, NY 10013
(212) 334-5500
Matinee Halloween 2014

Date: Nov. 1, 2014

The gayborhood dresses up and goes downtown for this all-night, dance-until-tomorrow, blow-out blast-fest. If you couldn't get enough of Halloween, this is your ticket to all-out revelry and a raucous good time. The party-never-stops combo pass includes ACTION after hours with DJ Billy Lace, straight through to Sunday afternoon.

Hotel Chantelle
92 Ludlow St.
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-9100
Vamps & Vixens Masquerade Xtravaganza

Date: Oct. 31, 2014

If your love of vodka is downright scary, this is the place you should be on Halloween. A one-hour, vodka open bar has your name written all over it from 9 to 10 p.m. at this 1940s-style, French-themed venue. If you can't find the no-named door, simply follow the crowds of costumey-clad, beautiful people into this Halloween haunt fest.

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