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NYC’s premiere industrial music clubnight! DJ’s Jet, Annabel Evil, Mighty Mike Saga, End: The DJ, Phoenixxx spin industrial, synthpop and electro.

The Black Shamrock Ball
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with DJ’s Sean Templar, Matt V Christ, Aengel spin goth, post-punk and new wave.

Dark Side Burlesque Show
Our sexy burlesque dancers include Lydia Vengeance, Ashley Bad, Cara Antoinette and Holly Sinner!

Dark Secret Speakeasy
Shhh its a secret! Open Bar for 2 hours! (requires additional ticket)


Villains Ball Costume Party + Costume Contest
Our big club event / costume party! Dark Side DJ’s spin a mix of industrial, goth, alternative and more.
Costume Contest at midnight!

The Black Parade
NYC’s hot new clubnight comes to dark side! DJ’s Jet and Swabby spin emo, pop-punk and 2000’s alternative.

Zen Productions – Little Shop Of Horrors
Watch ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ on a big screen as Zen Productions performs as a live shadow cast!

Irene – Burlesque Review
Irene the Burlesque Revue features 5 sexy Vampire Burlesque dancers and 2 live musicians. The dramatic story of Irene being seduced and transformed, or does she?

Dark Side Pool Party
We turn off the lights and turn the indoor pool into a club as Dark Side DJ’s spin tunes.

Open Bar & Speakeasy
2-hour open bar! (requires additional ticket)

Rise Of The Dark Empire
The fate of the galaxy is now up to you! Enter a Star Wars themed interactive, secret team experience inspired by the ‘Dark Side’. You will first be cast as a member of the Empire seeking to take over the galaxy. Then, over a series of thrilling voting rounds, your team will try to pass various galactic actions, such as building weapons, locating rebel bases, or even displaying the power of the Dark Side by destroying an entire planet! However, be warned that within the room will be hidden Rebel traitor scum seeking to sabotage your team’s Imperial ambitions. Join friends and make new ones by testing yourself in a race against time to uncover the Rebels! Beginners welcome. No rules to learn or Star War knowledge needed for this social adventure!
(requires additional $15 ticket)

About the host: The Game Theatre ( design and produce immersive events that mix role-play, social gaming, and interactive theater to create unique social adventures for everyone.

Ongoing Events / Every Day:

Karnevil Sideshow / Freak Show
Sideshow (fire, blockhead, aerials, sword-swallowing, pain, stupid human tricks, stage magic, contortion)
Roll up, roll up, fiends and fans for the most fantastical sideshow experience on the east coast! In classic format, a marvelous mixture of more than nine, and less than eleven acts of skill and daring performed live by Karnevils self made freaks. You will meet the human blockhead, a person capable of replicating a self lobotomy and live to talk about it! You will see thrilling escapes from medieval manacles and medical restraints! You will experience first hand the effects of inhumane animal traps on human flesh! All this, and more in a single show! See it once, see it twice, every showing is unique and guaranteed different from the last!‚Äč

Karnevil Wild West Whip Show
Karnevil demonstrates their expertise and accuracy with whips and shows off some dangerous tricks!

Ball Pit

Yep the ball pit is back! Jump on in! If you were there last time, you know what to expect! One of our favorite parts of the con!

Game Room
Play some board games and card games anytime you want!