Photograph Courtesy of Alyssa Loorya/Friends of the Lott House

Halloween season is here and there are tons of spooky ways to celebrate in New York City. Revel in the macabre this year with our picks for alternative ways to celebrate Halloween, from touring legendary lighthouses along the East River to sipping cocktails in a 300 year old home.

1. Halloween Lighthouse Boat Tour

Join the National Lighthouse Museum for a special Halloween Lighthouse Boat Tour and celebration on October 27th. Guests will cruise up the East River through Hell’s Gate, recalling haunted tales of lighthouses along the way, and other points of spooky interest. Hear about haunting river stories on the way to Execution Rocks Light and dance your way back down the river.

There will be a DJ for entertainment, a buffet dinner, raffles, and awards for best maritime and creepy costumes. This is an adults only event and tickets are $77 per person. You can purchase your tickets here!