's been a minute, but the Hudson Valley Boo Ball returns this year to the MJN Convention Center in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, October 28th! With the return of the Boo Ball comes the return of the $1,000 Costume Contest! The Hype will be keeping the party going all night on stage, plus the bars will be fully stocked, beer trucks will be pouring, and will also feature a diverse array of vendors. Join us at the MJN Convention Center undergoes the spine-tingling transformation to the Biggest Halloween House Party in the Hudson Valley!

$1,000 Costume Contest Details

We're excited to be hosting the $1,000 Costume Contest throughout the night at the Boo Ball. We encourage you to go all out on your costumes and join us for the ultimate Halloween party. Throughout the night our judges will be walking around selecting the BEST costumes of the night, and then we will bring all the finalists on stage and let the crowd determine who and what are their favorite! There will also be prizes for a variety of other categories such as Scariest, Sexiest, Funniest, and more!

The Music & Entertainment


We've got you covered with the ultimate party band in the Hudson Valley, THE HYPE who will take the stage and keep us partying all night long. If you haven't seen The Hype, we promise you'll have a BLAST. You may even remember some of the members of the band from Nuts In A Blender and other great party bands that have been a part of the Boo Ball in previous years! You'll surely be partying and dancing all night long!

Probable Cause will open up this show for us this year, so we will have an action-packed party all night long!


Interested in Vending?

If you are interested in having a vendor table at the event, please contact us here.


Tickets for the Hudson Valley Boo Ball are ON SALE NOW. You can buy General Admission ticket or a VIP option that will include drink tickets and food voucher along with your admission, which is new to the Boo Ball this year.

To save on ticketmaster fee's, you can buy tickets in person at the MJN Box Office or you can purchase by phone by calling: (845) 454-5800 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.



Enter To Win VIP Tickets

Not only do you have a chance to win your way into the Hudson Valley Boo Ball by listening to us, but you can enter right now for an extra chance to win!

Scenes from the Hudson Valley Boo Ball Costume Contest