If you’re looking for something to do this Halloween, Austin is a great place to go. Of course, some of the best Halloween parties in Austin will happen at a friend’s house, but if you don’t want to get stuck with clean-up, finding a public event can be an attractive option.
AUSTIN HALLOWEEN PARTIES
Halloween on Sixth Street Downtown
Sixth Street is already an infamous Austin location, but Halloween on Sixth is something else. Each year, around 100,000 people roam the street and bars in costume during Austin’s biggest Halloween Parties. You are sure to see SpiritHalloween.com as people do get very creative. Even if you just want to do a little people-watching, this is one of the best places to do it.
Lucky Lounge Halloween Bash 2013
This year the Lucky Lounge has done it again! If you’re looking for a Halloween Bash without the drama and lots of good times – this is a great place to celebrate, friends. October 26th 10 PM to October 27th 2AM. The Lucky Lounge has open bar, all night, no joke. 21 and up to get in. It’s a Halloween Party so DRESS UP! Get your tickets!
(209 W 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701)
Halloween Kick-Off Party
Help Austin kick off this Halloween by joining the “Love-A-Bull” Halloween Kick-Off Party to kick off the Texas Sized Pittie Pride Weekend! Everyone is invited. Tickets are $25 each which includes food, cocktails, COSTUME CONTEST, music, AND a silent auction! That’s a lotta TREATs! Meet us October 25th at The Palm Door at 7:30PM!
(401 Sabine Street, Austin, TX 78701)
Tapasitas Dead Celebrity DISCO
Tapasitas is a tapas bar located on 6th Street in Downtown Austin. October 31st, they’re throwing their 2013 Austin Halloween Party from 7PM to Midnight called Dead Celebrity Disco with a costume contest and winner gets $500 in prizes + more. There will be a Red Carpet photo booth, valet parking, DJ, and cocktail specials all night! Tickets are only $5 per person and admission is limited, so get your costume and tickets while they last. (800 W 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701)
LGBT Halloween Skate Party
Hosted by Colorful Women Ent., the LGBT Halloween Skate Party is sure to be a BLAST! Tickets are on sale now with deals to stay in The Hilton Hotel if you don’t feel like driving at 3AM. You are invited regardless of whether you live in Austin, San Antonio, Killeen, and surrounding areas. Party starts 10/26/13 at 11PM, so you have time to pre-party before the PARTY PARTY that goes ’til 3AM! Get your costumes and your tickets now while they last! (11600 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748)
Annual Halloween Cave Party
Austin Halloween Hullabaloo
The Halloween Hullabaloo is the biggest Halloween festival in Austin! Festivities begin at 3PM at Huns Field featuring BMX riders, live band performances, including Filter and Dirty Worms, and don’t forget Austin’s FUNNIEST comedians! What’s an Austin Halloween party without a costume contest? So of course, come dressed head to toe in your freakiest, funniest, hottest, or most bizarre costume you can find to get tons of Kick-Awesome prizes! Get your tickets and parking passes in advance. Tickets are $16 and parking passes are just $5. (4107 Nixon Ln, Austin, TX 78725)
SIAN Octopus Recording
With Austin being the Live Music Capital of the World, it just makes sense that there would be HOT musical artists such as SIAN playing in downtown Austin Halloween Night! Kingdom Nightclub (corner of Congress and 5th) is featuring SIAN and his new Octopus label – modern techno that’s reached the top 5 charts in the world. $10 cover. Come see SIAN, opening with Christian Barbuto and Jon Eric Halloween Night, October 31st, 10PM – 2AM. (103 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701)
Austin Social Affair Halloween Ball
October 26th be a part of the LifeWorks benefit at Austin Social Affair’s Halloween Ball sponsored by Z Tequila and Dripping Springs Vodka. This year, the music is by DJ Johnny Bravvo, Burlesque Performance by Southern Sirens, Costume Contest, and more being held at The Rattle Inn from 9PM – 2AM! Tickets now through October 25th ar $20 each, tickets are $30 at the door, or you can get a bottle for a table of 6 for $230. Contact LifeWorks for more information. (610 Nueces St Austin, TX 78701)
Austin, Texas is host to multiple haunted houses that are perfect for groups who want to have fun and get scared. Most are open weekend nights so you can visit your favorites throughout the month of October and save the best for last.
House of Torment
The House of Torment is the highest rated Austin Haunted House located at the Highland Mall every Friday and Saturday night from 7PM – Midnight, September 20th – November 9th, 2013. House of Torment is known for it’s Hollywood-quality effects that help it rank as one of the COUNTRY’s top 5 haunted houses (not just Austin)!!! Visit their website to get tickets in advance to secure your reservation or just show up at the mall. Admission is $24.99 for general admission and $34.99 for VIP pass (which allows you to skip the line such as an amusement park).
Night Terrors is another Austin Haunted House, open every day in October except for the 7th – 9th and the 14th – 16th. Click here to take a gander at the times. General admission is $20, Express Pass is $24, and VIP Pass is $34.