2012 Halloween Events In Atlanta

Start Date: October 31, 2012
End Date: October 31, 2012

Location: Various Locations: Atlanta, GA


2012 Halloween events taking place in & around Atlanta, GA. Haunted houses, hay rides, costume contests, Halloween parties, trick or treating, & more!

Screamhouse Halloween Smash
Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. 404-233-7980
Steamhouse Lounge in Midtown is hosting the Screamhouse Halloween Smash on HALLOWEEN NIGHT! DJ, Costume Contest, Oyster & Drink Specials! Costume contest –First place wins $500 CASH; prizes for 2nd & 3rd. free entry to party; $10 to enter costume contest
Steamhouse Lounge: 1051 West Peachtree S

Halloween Trivia
Wed., Oct. 31, 8:30 p.m. 678-560-1500
Halloween falls on a Trivia Night this year. While this Trivia is NOT Themed “Halloween” I bet you that there will be a few Halloween questions in there! Wear your favorite costume and get ready for some free candy and fun this Holiday!
Battle & Brew: 279 Powers Ferry Road

Whiskey Blue Atlanta Presents: Full Moon Party
Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m. (678) 500-3190
As Halloween haunts the night, come celebrate the horror right on the rooftop of W Atlanta – Buckhead at Whiskey Blue’s Full Moon Party, Wednesday, October 31st. Bask in the moonlight while taking in the view and an assortment of spooky cocktail specials that are sure to be full of spirits of all kinds. Free Entry
Whiskey Blue at W Atlanta – Buckhead: 3377 Peachtree Road

October 27, 2012
Atlanta’s biggest annual Halloween party, Spriralween, is back at Park Tavern on Piedmont Park. This is a booze-laden fest with lots of creative and sexy costumes. The Breakfast Club will make sure the crowd is rockin’ all night and there is a $1000 costume contest. Tickets start at $15 and prices increase as the event approaches, so buy early.

Halloween Pub Crawl
Dress up in your Halloween finery and head down to Midtown to kick off a Halloween Pub Crawl through one of Atlanta’s best nightlife districts. Tickets are just a few bucks and bars in the area will offer drink specials to pub crawl participants. Why stay at one Halloween party when you can hop around town to a bunch of different bars with your friends?!

Prom of the Living Dead
Friday, October 26
Gather at Center Stage for a zombie-lovin’ good time. With live bands, hookahs, a bounce house, a costume contest, fortunetellers, and prom photos – this is a bash you won’t soon forget.

Monster Bash
Saturday, October 27
Continuing their annual tradition, Eclipse di Luna will bring back Monster Bash. Last year more than 1500 people attended this adult Halloween party where the best costumes can win big with a $2,000 costume contest. There will be live Latin music, drink specials and more at this Dunwoody Halloween bash. The party starts at 8 p.m. and there is free admission until 10 p.m. ($10 cover late night).

Halloween at Fernbank
Trick or treat at Fernbank with a one-day Halloween party that will include games, crafts, hands-on activities and special treats for kids in costumes. All activities are free with museum admission. BOO-seum activites take place on Saturday, October 28 – 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Little Five Points Halloween Festival
October 20
Little Five Points brings back its annual Halloween parade and festival. The parade, a yearly favorite, will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Euclid and Moreland Avenues. Costumes are highly encouraged. There will be two stages with live music going on all afternoon and evening. This event gets crowded, but it’s really a can’t miss Halloween festival and one of the few outdoor, all-day Halloween celebrations in Atlanta.

Buckhead Creepy Crawl
Saturday, October 27
Head out on a bar crawl through Buckhead, with seven participating bars, five theme shots, and a slew of bands and DJs. Costume contests are happening for male, female, and group costumes. Participating bars include Park Bench, Churchill’s, Lost Dog, Dive Bar, 5 Paces, Hangovers, and Stagecoach. Get your tickets online.

Chamber of Horror
ATL’s best intown haunted house is back for another season of scaring the souls out of people! After evading from ghouls, quench your thirst at Masquerade’s full bar. There will also be live music. This is an 18+/adult-only house of horror. $17-$45. Through October 31. Sun.-Thurs., 8 p.m.-midnight; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., Nov. 2-3, 8 p.m.-midnight. Masquerade, 695 North Ave. 404-577-8178.

Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse
It’s zombie-hunting season! Shoot zombies in Zombie Shoot, flee from the living dead in Cursed of the Undead, or fight off zombies and the CDD (Center for Disease Development) in ZWAR. $20-$60. Thurs.-Sun., Oct. 25-28; Wed., Oct. 31. Safety Wolf Sports Facility, 4215 Thurman Road, Conley.

Boos and Brews
On Oct. 26, SweetWater Brewery will provide great-tasting brew to ward off evil spirits. The entry fee gets you a souvenir pint glass, SweetWater beer, and unlimited music. You can also enter the costume contest. $38. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri., Oct. 26. SweetWater Brewery, 195 Ottley Drive. 404-691-2537.

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland
2012 Halloween Tours Venture through Oakland Cemetery with caution as you listen to stories of historical Atlantan figures … along with tales of murder and mayhem. There will also be music and fortune telling. $10-$20. 5:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun., Oct. 26-28. Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. 404-688-2107.

The Goat Farm + Scoutmob Halloween Party Part II
Escape the dreadful world and join the Goat Farm and Scoutmob for a night of spectacles and crazy fun. The event features live performances, the Avant-Garde Lounge, and light installations. The Anointed Voices of Higher Ground Gospel Choir will make a special appearance at the party. There will also be food trucks, a photo booth, party jams by DJs Kid Pyramid and Lash LaRue (aka the Thunderbuck Ram Soundsystem), science experiments, and more. $40. 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27. The Goat Farm, 1200 Foster St.

Netherworld Haunted House
Run into zombies, ghouls, and all types of creepy figures at one of the metro area’s favorite haunted houses. Walk through two ghastly haunted houses into one place: the Banshee (an ancient city arisen from the ocean) and the Hive (underground bunker). $22-$50. Through Nov. 3. Sun., 7-11 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 7:30-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Fri.-Sat., Nov. 2-3 7-11 p.m. Georgia Antique Design Center, 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross.

First Annual Dead Man’s Costume Ball
Come in your best costume and celebrate Halloween with MCMA in historic Marietta Square. Festivities include costume contest, palm reader, photographer, art, music, full bar, and more. $8-$15. 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta St., Marietta. 770-528-1444.

Freak Show Halloween Party
Dance the night away in multiple rooms with music from local DJs. $20-$25. 10 p.m. Fri., Oct. 26. The Sound Table, 483 Edgewood Ave.

Dark Harvest Haunted House
Families can enter three scary levels of this haunted house in Avondale Estates. Explore the Bradbury Farm, where souls of a dead town spring out of the cornfields. Also check out Mr. Dark’s Nightshade Odditorium and the Killer Clown Maze. 7-11 p.m. Fri.-Wed., Oct. 26-31. $10. Academy Theatre, 119 Center St., Avondale Estates. 404-704-8332.

Day of the Dead Festival
Enjoy a day of cultural exploration during the Atlanta History Center’s annual family program, Day of the Dead (Dia de Muertos). People can enjoy this opportunity to learn more about the ancient Mexican festival that honor deceased loved ones. And there’s also food, folk dancing, storytelling, and the chance to look at colorful altars created for lost loved ones. Free. noon-5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Al Smith’s Halloween Costume Gong Show
Performers donning Halloween costumes will grab the open mic and compete for prizes. Actress Demetria McKinney (of “The House of Payne”), violinist Ken Ford, music execuitve Shanti Das, and vocalist Robin Latimore will make appearances as judges. $6. 8 p.m. Wed., Oct. 31. Apache Café, 64 3rd St. 404-876-5436.

Georgia A-Scary-Um
This event kicks off with a sleep-over in the Ocean Voyager exhibit on Oct. 30, where you can listen to epic aquatic folklore. Then on Halloween, children 12 and younger in costumes will enter the aquarium for free. Families can partake in fun activities like arts and crafts, trick-or-treating, and costume contests while coming home with giveaways. Tues.-Wed., Oct. 30-31. Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St. 404-581-4000.

The Ghastly Dreadfuls
The Ghastly Dreadfuls are looking to scare and entertain theater fans with eerie stories, spooky songs, and devilish dances. It’s their farewell run, so this is your last chance to see them perform scary stuff. Through Oct. 27. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 8 p.m. $15-$25. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. 404-873-3391.

Halloween BOOnanza III
Calling all zombies, PYTs, smooth criminals, Billie Jean lovers, and men in the mirror to party in honor of the King of Pop. Enter the Electric Zoo, a blacked-out rave cave with inflatable Neverland Ranch animals, lasers, and glow sticks. Also expect MJ mashups, craziness, and multiple DJs. $16. 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road. 404-843-2825.

Marietta Zombie Walk 2012
Join the undead in walking through the streets of Marietta Square. Bring canned goods for MUST Ministries to benefit the local living. Free. 5 p.m. Sat. Oct. 27. Glover Park (Marietta Square), 100 Cherokee St., Marietta.

Silver Scream Spookshow presents Bride of Frankenstein
Brace yourself for a 30-minute live stage show that includes tricks, jokes, scares, and dancing women. Afterward, watch a screen of the classic horror film, Bride of Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff. $12. 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27. Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-873-1939.

Six Flags Fright Fest
Throughout October, Six Flags tranforms into a zombie theme park for this annual Halloween event. There are various levels of freaky, including creatures walking the park, live shows and more. While zombies will roam freely through the park,s ome activities – ike the spooky haunted houses – do require an additional fee.


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