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Find Dallas Halloween Events

Need to find Dallas Halloween events happening in 2013? Here are several Dallas Halloween events, parties, bashes and more to choose from this Halloween 2013. Some are just fun Halloween events, while others help raise money for charities while still celebrating Halloween and having fun. At the very least, everything in this list is a sure-fire fun factory.

Samurai Cinema

Samurai Cinema is a FREE Dallas Halloween event created to celebrate samurai art through films expressing themes and motifs related to samurai life and culture. The first film screening will be YOJIMBO on Sunday, October 27th at 7pm! Movies will be projected from The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection and viewed on the patio of Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar.


THE MOVIE: Directed by Academy Award winner Akira Kurosawa, and starring Toshiro Mifune. The story follows a skillful samurai’s plan to bring peace to a feud-torn village by offering his services as a bodyguard for two rival merchants, and then playing them against each other.

COSTUME CONTEST: Best Dressed Samurai wins their very own copy of Art of Armor: Samurai Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, a gift card to Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar, and a gift card to HARWOOD district’s newest restaurant Mercat! Shop early for costumes and props and get 20% OFF 1 item from Spirit Halloween! Use promo code 20OFF2013 at checkout. Valid 8/4/13-10/25/13. Click Here!

MOVIE PREVIEW: The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection will be giving a special cocktail tour from 6-7pm as a preview to the movie. The tour will provide an overview of the museum’s collection as it pertains to the film. Book a spot by calling 214-965-1032 or email info@samuraicollection.org, $15/person.

Dallas Halloween Block Party

The Dallas Halloween Block Party is the biggest Halloween party in Dallas. Last year, over 150,000 people from all over Texas attended. The 3900 block of Cedar Springs is blocked off to give pedestrians more room to travel from bar to bar. The Dallas Halloween Block Party starts at 7pm. Make sure to get there early if you’re driving, or take a cab from your house.

Halloween Hunt for Haiti

One of the many Dallas Halloween events is the Halloween Hunt for Haiti on Saturday, October 12th at 3:30 pm. This is a high-energy scavenger hunt that takes place in downtown Dallas that will benefit the Bodarie School in Haiti. Start the hunt at 1722 Routh St. in Dallas but who knows where you end up as you go through the hunt. Dress up in costume and you will see people doing wacky stunts, taking pictures, running around, and having a great time.

One More Time Halloween Bash

Want to know about other Dallas Halloween events? One More Time is a Halloween Bash at the Lizard Lounge in Dallas on Saturday, October 26th at 9 pm. You can dance the night away with a special live performance from a Daft Punk tribute band, as well as various DJ’s and video bar. You will need your ID to get in and remember you always have more fun in costume.

Halloween War – Biggest Costume Party Ever

Want to see some outrageous and creative Halloween costumes? Go to the Halloween War with its Biggest Costume Party Ever. It takes place Saturday, October 26th at 10 pm to 2 pm at the Zouk Night Club. Ladies must be 18 years old and men must be 21. There will be various music played from the top 40, hip hop, old school, and dance.

This is a costume party, so there is a costume dress code that night. Participate in the largest costume contest in several categories:

  • Most Creative
  • Sexy
  • Couple Contest

This event can have up to 2000 people so you are sure to meet some new people dressed in their Halloween best.

Dragon’s Halloween Ball

Possibly one of the best Dallas Halloween Events is the Dragon’s Halloween Bar at the W Hotel. This is the 14th year for this event and this year’s theme is Saints and Sinners. It takes place Saturday, October 26th at 9 pm.

You can go to this Halloween event in Dallas in your best costume and/or body art as whoever you want to be. There are two themed floors and a great costume contest with a cash prize between $500 and $1000. The net proceeds from ticket sales will be distributed to three charities.

There will be a lot going on this night, with acrobatics, hip hop performances, contortionists, beautiful body art, and the top DJ’s in the area.

 

Resources:

http://listings.dallasnews.com/dallas_tx/events/show/348880183-halloween-hunt-for-haiti

http://www.flavorus.com/event/One-More-Time-Halloween-Bash/192172

http://wantickets.com/Events/137085/

http://listings.dallasnews.com/dallas_tx/events/show/355283383-2013-dragons-halloween-ball-saints-sinners

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