Thirteen Things To Do in Austin on Halloween
Halloween 2014: All the events here, there, and in-between
By Derek Van Wagner,
3:08PM, Thu. Oct. 23, 2014
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.
Freaky, funk party right in the heart of Downtown.
Friday, Oct. 31, 8pm
Advance, $15; day of show, $20
Saturday, Oct. 25, noon-10pm
Pan American Recreation Center
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
KreweDCM announced their 2014 Halloween Parade theme, "The Drowned World."
Friday, Oct. 31, 9pm
Begins at the Gypsy Lounge.
Movies include Beetlejuice, Halloween 2, Tales From the Darkside, Ghostbusters, Little Shop of Horrors, Hauntedween, and more!
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
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!
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
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
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