Still not sure when and where to don your Halloween duds to dance? Here are a few parties that will provide great beats of all varieties, likely large crowds (and some cash prizes too):
WHAT AND WHERE Kodiak's Halloween Costume Bash at Kodiak's Restaurant and Bar in Farmingdale
WHEN Saturday after 9:30 p.m.
WHO’S SPINNING WHAT DJs Charizma and Klymax play dance, hip-hop, pop, classic tracks and more
COSTUME CONTEST Currently the prize pool is at $5000 – which could potentially grow -- how much will be given out to which placing contestants will depend on how many guests attend and take part. (Electronic prizes are also possibilities)
WHAT AND WHERE The ‘Blackout Masquerade’ at Ten83 in Holbrook
WHEN Saturday after 9 p.m.
WHO’S SPINNING WHAT A group of DJs including Subrox and Frank Clementi are mixing everything from progressive to trance to dub and more fast/ loud tracks
COVER $20 for a 1-hour open bar at midnight, $10 otherwise
COSTUME CONTEST $100 for 1st place, $75 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd
WHAT AND WHERE The ‘True Blood Vampire Ball’ at Sugar Dining Den & Social Club in Carle Place
WHEN Saturday, October 29 after 9 p.m.
WHO’S SPINNING WHAT Riz of the Brooklyn DJ crew Crooklyn Clan joins Sugar residents TJ & Claudio in a mix of hip-hop, mash-ups, dance, classics and more
COSTUME CONTEST There’s $2011 in cash prizes: $1000 for 1st, $750 2nd, $250 3rd (and $11 for “worst and offensive”) plus $1000 gift card for “Best Vampire”
WHAT AND WHERE ‘Boogie Nights’ at Four Food Studio in Melville
WHEN Monday after 9 p.m.
WHO’S SPINNING WHAT Carlos Melange, Vic the Latino and DJ Mimic play house, dance, hip-hop, pop, classic tracks and more
COSTUME CONTEST No costume contest scheduled (as of this writing), but Malibu Black Rum drinks are half price all night and, as a rare party to occur on the actual date of Halloween, you can come from whatever activity you were already planning still dressed in your scary stuff.