Whether you’re heading out, or staying in for Halloween 2020, the citizens of New York City are still bringing it with over-the-top and amazing Halloween decorations. From gorgeous and festive to creepy or campy, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites—that of course, you can “tour” from the comfort of your living room. (Still looking for ideas on what to do for Halloween? Check out these!)

photo: Mimi O'Connor

Creepy in Kensington

Enormous spider/candy chute? Check. Flying bat? Check. Timely headstones with puns? Check. Check it out on E. Fourth near Albemarle. 

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Home Freak Home

This townhouse in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is home to an impressive collection of skeletons, witches and ghouls. 

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Upper Yeesch Side

This charming pair is part of an elaborate display on the Upper East Side on 67th Street. 

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Great Ape

Apparently King Kong has moved on from the Empire State Building and is now in Brooklyn Heights on Clark Street! (Near Willow.)

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Chillin in the Village

An elegantly-spooky display of bats, autumnal foliage and skeleton/spider duo for good measure in the Village on Washington Place off Sixth Avenue. 

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Eek a House

This house in Queens looks like a major HQ for a creepy crew! 

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Going for a Spin

A returning favorite on Christopher Street, the giant spider web is topped by a skeleton for 2020. 

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On the Web

Someone on this Upper West Side block really loves Halloween. #approve

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Peace is the Word

In Chelsea, it's all about Namaste. 

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Green with Frenzy

Meanwhile, on 36th Street in Manhattan, the displays of life-sized skeletons glow, and feature a nice contrasting violet light. 

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Character Appearances

We appreciate the maximalist sensibility of this display in Greenpoint. #moreismore

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Dominating in Ditmas

This massive display in Ditmas Park in Brooklyn gets more elaborate each year. Spiders, creepy clowns, zombies, witches, skeletons, demons: no matter your nightmare, there's something for you! (Find it at the corner of Argyle and Albemarle Road. 

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Go Big or Go Home

Not for the faint of heart, this Halloween house in Middle Village not only sports a highly-coveted larger-than-life skeleton, its creepy display continues. (Click through photos for more terrifying tableaus.)

—Mimi O’Connor

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