Halloween falls on Monday, October 31 this year. Therefore, most Dallas parties and festivities (apart from trick-or-treating, of course) will take place on Saturday, October 29. Get your costumes ready and check out these spooky parties with DJs, cover bands, contests (for humans and pets), and more.
On October 29, this Plano food hall is hosting a Hall-O-Ween Party featuring 1999 The Legacy of Prince. Tickets are $10 per person and include the Prince tribute band, spooky cocktails, and an after-party with DJ (ages 21 and up). There’s also a costume contest so make sure to dress up.
This Design District hotel is hosting Halloween events all weekend long. On October 29, the Halloween Party will take place at The Manor. Dress up in your costume and enjoy an evening of a live DJ, themed cocktails, and photo opportunities. Tickets are available here.
There will also be an Immersive Dinner at Commons Club with palm readings and potions from 7 pm to 10 pm. These tickets include access to the Halloween Party after.
On October 29, don’t miss the “Death of a Gangster” murder-mystery dinner at this underground bar at The Statler hotel. Tickets are available for tables for two or four people. From 7 pm to 10 pm, you’ll spend the evening solving a 1920s-themed mafia marriage murder mystery while enjoying a four-course dinner. Old-fashioned wedding attire is encouraged.
In The Cedars, this artsy hotel is hosting a Halloween party on October 29 at the Gallery Rooftop Lounge. From 9 pm to 2 am, there will be a live DJ and costume contest with a $300 cash prize. Admission is $20 per person.
Head to W Dallas hotel on October 29 for a Haunted W Rooftop Halloween from 9 pm to 2 am at Altitude 33rd Floor. General admission includes access to the party, while VIP tickets include 2 hours of prepaid bar drinks.
Starting at 11 am on October 29, this Lower Greenville bar will be hosting its annual Halloween event featuring cauldron cocktails, costume contests (pets included), pumpkin smashing, and tarot card reading.
On Saturday, October 29, this Dallas outdoor pup park is hosting an all-day Halloween celebration for humans and furry friends. At 1 pm, there will be a costume contest with categories that include Spookiest Costume, Best Two-Legged and Four-Legged Duo, Funniest Costume, Most Creative Costume and Best in Show.
This Uptown hotel is hosting a Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29 at 10 pm. There will be a Candy Land-inspired activation along with specialty cocktails, light bites, and interactive pop-ups. If you’re interested in staying overnight, you can book the special Halloween at ZaZa package which includes two complimentary tickets to the event. Otherwise, tickets cost $75 per person.
On October 29 from 9 pm to 2 am, this Lemmon Avenue bar is hosting a Halloween party. DJ Taylor will spin on the 4,000-square-foot patio and a $100 prize will be awarded for best costume. Guests will also enjoy $1 orange Jello shots and $5 poison apple shots all night.
On Saturday from 6 pm to close, head to Trinity Groves for a Halloween party featuring a DJ, costume contest, photo booth, themed cocktails, prizes, and more.
This Halloween, celebrate with a unique haunted cocktail experience at one of the oldest residences in Dallas. House of Spirits: Volkov Manor: A Haunted Cocktail Experience will take place from October 27 through 31. For tickets starting at $70 per person, you’ll explore the haunted mansion, tarot card readings, secret games, and more. The two-hour event is ages 21 and up only and includes four to five mini craft cocktails.
This Halloween weekend, Lakewood Brewing is hosting “Nightmare on Executive Street” on Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm. Open to the whole family, there will be spooky beer releases, costume contests for all ages (noon for kids, 6 pm for adults), and a pup costume parade (2 pm). The Witch, a bourbon barrel-aged Temptress with a hint of ghost pepper, cinnamon, coffee, and more will be available, as well as other brews.
The SPCA will be on-site with adoptable dogs and live music by Bethnie Rose Band and Learning Names will take place starting at 5 pm. Guests can purchase a $25 sample card ticket to try out eight four-ounce pours and receive a souvenir glass.