Halloween 2020

Like everything else in 2020, Halloween is going to look a little different this year. Packed house parties and direct-contact candy handoffs are out, but there’s plenty that’s still in. Keep reading for safe, socially distant ways to celebrate the season. And be sure to pick up our Oct. 30 issue for our Halloween Mask cover, an annual tradition at The Austin Chronicle, and visit our mask gallery for past covers going back to 1982.
Shock the Vote Invites You to a Shocking Halloween Party
Shock the Vote Invites You to a Shocking Halloween Party
Drive-in double-bill of Halloween treats

Oct. 30, 2020

Austin's Reigning Scream Queen Louisianna Purchase Releases First Single “Whip Crack”
Austin's Reigning Scream Queen Louisianna Purchase Releases First Single “Whip Crack”
Theremin track conjures a “haunted dance floor for glamour ghouls”

Oct. 30, 2020

PHOTOS: The Austin Chronicle Halloween Yard Art Contest

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020

PHOTOS: The Austin Chronicle Halloween Costume Contest

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020

Show Us Your Scares!
Show Us Your Scares!
Last chance to enter our home haunt and costume contest

Oct. 27, 2020

In Horrifying Times, the Haunting Season Is More Important Than Ever
In Horrifying Times, the Haunting Season Is More Important Than Ever
This is Halloween

Oct. 22, 2020

Griffon Ramsey Carves Up the Food Network’s <i>Outrageous Pumpkins</i>
Griffon Ramsey Carves Up the Food Network’s Outrageous Pumpkins
Visiting the Texas pumpkin chain saw massacre

Oct. 22, 2020

Qmmunity: Monsters Among Us
Qmmunity: Monsters Among Us
Have yourself a socially distanced Halloween

Oct. 22, 2020

<i>The Kingcast</i> Finds the Personal Stories of Stephen King Fans
The Kingcast Finds the Personal Stories of Stephen King Fans
Eric Vespe and Scott Wampler make for the podcast's skeleton crew

Oct. 22, 2020

Ghost Stories Take Flight With <i>The Night Owl</i>
Ghost Stories Take Flight With The Night Owl
Exploring Austin's dark history with podcaster Stephen Belyeu and his team

Oct. 22, 2020

Six Sinister Austin-Made Movies for Your Halloween Watching
Six Sinister Austin-Made Movies for Your Halloween Watching
Horror, ATX style

Oct. 22, 2020

Embark on a Halloween Recipe to Suit Your Fear Factor
Embark on a Halloween Recipe to Suit Your Fear Factor
A dish best served frightening

Oct. 22, 2020

How to Spend Halloween as Safely as Possible This Year
How to Spend Halloween as Safely as Possible This Year
Treats, no tricks

Oct. 22, 2020

Zoom Backgrounds From Austin's Most Haunted Locales
Zoom Backgrounds From Austin's Most Haunted Locales
Make remote work meetings a bit spookier with these photos

Oct. 21, 2020

Watch: Kev Bev and Eric Power Haunt the "Ghost Tower"
Watch: Kev Bev and Eric Power Haunt the "Ghost Tower"
Spooky animated party preludes band's new album

Oct. 16, 2020

Shock the Vote Says "Don't Forget"
Shock the Vote Says "Don't Forget"
Short films from new ATX community group show the horror of not voting

Oct. 14, 2020

Scare for a Cure Wants to See Your Creepy Yard
Scare for a Cure Wants to See Your Creepy Yard
Decorate your house, desk, or room for a good cause

Oct. 12, 2020

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