Halloween 2013 parties on Long Island

An "angel" waits to apply costume make-up at

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

Halloween is one of the biggest nightlife holidays there is. It’s the one night we can leave behind our fears of not looking our best, and instead dress up as anything we like. The parties don’t usually fall on October 31, allowing for several soirees to be held for days before the true date. Almost every pub and club throw costume bashes, but here are some select Monster Mashes. –Ian J. Stark

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  • Candy's Magic Pub in Shirley. (June 28, 2013)

    Candy's Magic Pub Pub 363 William Floyd Pkwy. Shirley

    WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m.

    THE DEAL: Several local bands play, dressed as iconic/ legendary rock acts.

    COVER: $5 with costume, $10 without (open to ages 18 and over).

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    The Cortland in Bay Shore serves locally produced

    The Cortland Pub, Sports bar, Rock and more, Beer, Wine bar, Sweets 27 W. Main St. Bay Shore

    WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31 at 9 p.m.

    THE DEAL: Costume contest with giveaways. Great South Bay Brewery’s “Smashing Pumpkin” ale will be on tap; lights will be turned off (blacklights only)

    COVER: to be announced

  • Jetty Bar & Grill in Long Beach. (June

    Jetty Bar & Grill American, Tapas (small plates) 832 W. Beech St. Long Beach

    WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31

    THE DEAL: Costume contest plus live music by Long Miles Band. There will be giveaways, drink specials and a “bob for beer” tub of craft beers.

    COVER: Free

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    The Kismet Inn in Kismet, Fire Island. (Aug.

    The Kismet Inn $$ | Pub, American 1 Oak St. Kismet

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2 at 8 p.m.

    THE DEAL: Costume party, free buffet for those dressed in costume.

    COVER: to be announced

  • Barrington's Tavern & Social Club in Hauppauge. (Aug.

    Lazer @ Barrington's Tavern & Social Club Pub, American 160 Adams Ave. Hauppauge

    WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m.

    THE DEAL: cash prizes for “Scariest,” “Sexiest,” “Blast From The Past” and “Best Personality Look-Alike” costumes

    COVER: Free until 11 p.m. over 21, $5 18-20; $10 after for all.

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    These drums and other items sit perched above

    The Leaky Lifeboat Rock and more, Pub, Music, Rock music 3603 Merrick Rd. Seaford

    WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31 at 9 p.m.

    THE DEAL: Costume contest and drink specials

    COVER: Free

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    People dancing under the flashing lights at LOVE

    LOVE Dance club, Lounge 246 Voice Rd, Carle Place

    WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 31 after 9 p.m.

    THE DEAL: DJ Oscar G spins.

    COVER: to be announced.

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