COVID-19 information
Boston is returning to a modified Phase 2, Step 2 beginning December 16. For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website:
Back to top

Celebrate Halloween 2018 at BCYF


We want you to join us for a bootiful Halloween!

Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ (BCYF) community centers are hosting a variety of Halloween activities. Check back for updates. The schedule below will be updated as activities are confirmed. Please contact the center listed for more information.

Sunday, October 21
BCYF Hyde Park Community Center

Pumpkin painting with Boston Police Officers. Costumes are encouraged. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. Participants must pre-register by October 17, 2018.  To register call 617-635-5178.

Tuesday, October 23
BCYF Leahy Holloran Community Center

Halloween Science Party: an unforgettable experience for children ages 6-12 to participate in spooky experiments that fizz, pop, scream, smoke, bubble, and erupt! Pizza and snacks included. $10 per person, 4 - 6 p.m. Space is limited. Participants must pre-register by October 17, 2018.  To register call 617-635-5150 or email

Friday, October 26
BCYF Paris Street Community Center

Halloween party in collaboration with Boston Police District A7. Music, games, arts and crafts, food, and more. Time to be decided, open to the public, Free.

Saturday, October 27
BCYF Curtis Hall Community Center

Teen Halloween Party: Join us for a fun evening, including a DJ and pizza! Ages 15 - 18, 6 - 9 p.m., doors close at 8:30 p.m. Entry is first-come, first-served – capacity is 150 people. Free.

Monday, October 29
BCYF Tynan Community Center

Annual Children's Halloween Party for ages 11 and younger will be held from 4 - 5:30 p.m. and will include a costume contest, a bouncy house, refreshments, games and prizes, music, and more!

Tuesday, October 30
BCYF Pino Community Center

Halloween Party for youth ages 16 and under. Music, games, candy, raffle prizes, and costume contest. 6 - 8 p.m. Free.

BCYF Girls Skate Night 

Halloween-themed Skate Night at Chez Vous and Haunted Cells at Boston Police District B3, 4 - 7 p.m., for girls and boys of all ages (12 and under must come with a parent or guardian).  This free event is run in partnership with the Boston Police Department and is generously sponsored by the Lingzi Lu Foundation, Boston Police Athletic League, and the Shannon Grant.  ***New date - moved from 10/25***

Wednesday, October 31
BCYF Golden Age Senior Center

Halloween Party for neighborhood seniors. 12:30 p.m. Free center membership required.   

BCYF Grove Hall Senior Center

Halloween luncheon for neighborhood seniors. 1 - 4 p.m. Free center membership required.   

BCYF Nazzaro Community Center

Annual Halloween Party in BCYF Nazzaro playground, 3 - 7 p.m. All ages welcome. Games, music, food, bouncy houses, pumpkin carving, crafts, and face painting. Free. This event is run in collaboration with North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC).

BCYF Ohrenberger Community Center

Will be showing a "scary" movie for families 6 - 8 p.m.

BCYF Tobin Community Center

Mission Hill's annual "Halloween on the Hill" starts at the BCYF Tobin Community Center at 4:30 p.m. and ends at One Brigham Circle. In collaboration with many local agencies, families can participate in activities and trick-or-treat.