Thirteen Things To Do in Austin on Halloween

Halloween 2014: All the events here, there, and in-between

Thirteen Things To Do in Austin on Halloween

The sugar-coated holiday that stems from pagan roots is here once again! So we've compiled a conveniently numbered list of things to do around Austin.

1) The Electric Funeral: Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath and Golden Dawn Arkestra

Freaky, funk party right in the heart of Downtown.

Friday, Oct. 31, 8pm

Advance, $15; day of show, $20

2) Día de los Muertos

Saturday, Oct. 25, noon-10pm

Pan American Recreation Center

3) Symphony of Terror

They'll be pulling out all the tricks! Songs include themes from Beetlejuice, Jaws, Gremlins, and more!

Friday, Oct. 24, 8pm

4) Zombie Ball

Burlesque shows, aerial dancing, music from Neon Trees, and lots and lots of zombies.

Friday, Oct. 31, 7:30pm

5) Pumpkin Carving Contests: See if you know your way around a pumpkin!

Oct. 26: The Brixton, BYOP, 5pm

Oct. 27: Umlauf Sculpture Garden, noon-4pm

Oct. 28: Haymaker and Black Sheep Lodge, 6:30pm

6) Eastside Halloween Parade

KreweDCM announced their 2014 Halloween Parade theme, "The Drowned World."

Friday, Oct. 31, 9pm

Begins at the Gypsy Lounge.

7) Spooky Alamo Drafthouse Screenings

Movies include Beetlejuice, Halloween 2, Tales From the Darkside, Ghostbusters, Little Shop of Horrors, Hauntedween, and more!

8) Austin Ghost Tours

You can be a part of the team during a 2½ hour investigation and discover exactly who is haunting the mansion.

Oct. 23 & Oct. 30, 8pm

American Legion Hall

9) 22 Nights of Halloween at the Blue Starlight Drive-In

Movies include The Shining, Hocus Pocus, Halloween, The Exorcist, and more!

10) House of Torment

One of the scariest haunted houses in the country, you've been warned!

11) The Disappearance

Help search for the missing folks that vanished without at trace, but watch out for the creatures of the night! Family friendly.

Oct. 24 & Oct. 25, 7-10pm

Pioneer Farms

12) Spooktacular

This one is for the kiddos. Activities include arts & crafts, face-painting, games, spooky stories, and more.

Friday, Oct. 24, 5-8pm

Bullock Texas State History Museum

13) Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure Walking Tour

Tours begin approximately every 20 minutes. Each tour lasts about one hour. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are recommended for uneven terrain and escaping the living dead.

Saturday, Oct. 25, 10am-4pm

Oakwood Cemetery

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