Bette Midler to pay tribute to 'Hocus Pocus' at Halloween benefit party

Actress Bette Midler attends 2015 Hulaween Party Celebrating New York Restoration Project's 20th Anniversary at The Waldorf Astoria on October 30, 2015 in New York City.
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Actress Bette Midler attends 2015 Hulaween Party Celebrating New York Restoration Project's 20th Anniversary at The Waldorf Astoria on October 30, 2015 in New York City.

Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Bette Midler gets into the spirit of benefit parties every year, but she has a different spell up her sleeve for this year's Halloween.

According to the singer/actress's Facebook page, she will dress up as the seasonal favorite Winifred Sanderson from the movie "Hocus Pocus."

I'm coming as Winnie in HOCUS POCUS to Hulaween, our Halloween Party for the benefit of New York Restoration Project,...

Posted by Bette Midler on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Midler has hosted "Hulaween" for 21 years to help raise money for the New York Restoration Project, a push to improve the quality of life for New Yorkers by planting and maintaining trees, community gardens and public parks, bringing more green spaces into the city.

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Hulaween will be held Oct. 28 at NYC's Waldorf Astoria Hotel, which will be transformed into the Haunted Hotel. Kathy Griffin will serve as host and Darlene Love will be the the musical entertainment.

Tickets are still available, with the top tier coming in at $70,000 for the coven table in the VIP area. The most economical tickets are $650 for the balcony. Dinner is included.

Midler has previously worn her "Hocus Pocus" costume and has performed "I Put a Spell On You" during her tours.

Take a look at the film version of the song:

The movie wasn't a hit when it was released in 1993, grossing only $39 million in the U.S., according to IMDB, but has grown into a cult favorite over the years.

It spawned a show at Walt Disney Word, where the Sanderson sisters come back to put a spell over the Magic Kingdom.

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