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Get Scared at the 10 Spookiest Halloween Events in Austin

Get Scared at the 10 Spookiest Halloween Events in Austin

You’ve been planning your costume for months and secretly eating candy you bought to pass out on Halloween night. And now Halloween is finally here! If you’re looking for scares, thrills, and festivities, we have 10 of the spookiest Halloween events in Austin just for you.

Austin Halloween Events

Stranger Things Halloween Bash

When: October 30, 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Where: Frank Hot Dog Joint, 407 Colorado Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Cost: Free
What: You could not be more excited about season 2 of “Stranger Things.” Kick off Halloween and the new season right with a themed Halloween party, grilled hot dogs, a tiki lounge, live music, and a costume contest. And don’t forget about the drinks since everyone must be 21 and older.

Annual SIN Halloween Party

When: October 30, 11:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Where: The Golden Goose, 2034 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78704
Cost: Free
What: Get ready to drink and boogie the night away with DJ Mike Swing. The Golden Goose has tons of amazing drink specials, Halloween decor, and a good time. Be sure to come in a costume to embrace the festivities.

Fall Fun Festival

When: October 31, 9:00-11:30 a.m.
Where: Old Settlers Park Festival Area
Cost: Cans of food
What: Help stock the local pantry store and have a family-friendly Halloween at the Fall Fun Festival. Dress up in your costumes and enjoy games, a hayride, cookies and punch. This event is great for little kids to celebrate during the day.

Mummy and Me Halloween Bash

When: October 31, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Imagine That Art Space, 2110 White Horse Trail B, Austin, Texas 78757
Cost: $15
What: This is another family event for your little ones. They’ll have games, art, and sensory activities for your kids of all ages. Be sure to stop by the photo booth for a Halloween keepsake and a goodie bag on your way out.

Halloween Horror Film Night

When: October 31, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Where: Hopfields, 3110 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78705
Cost: Free
What: Drink some tasty rare beers and watch silent horror movies all Halloween night on a 100-inch screen TV. Get ready for “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” “Nosferatu,” and “The Phantom of the Opera” for a horror-filled night.

Whisler’s Hallway of Horrors

When: October 31, 8:00-11:59 p.m.
Where: Whisler’s, 1816 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Cost: Free
What: All you need to know about this event is that you’ll have 60 seconds of horror. Enter at your own risk.

Halloween with Edgar Allen Poe

When: October 31, 8:00-9:30 p.m.
Where: Chez Zee American Bistro, 5406 Balcones Drive, Austin, Texas 78731
Cost: $25
What: Return to the original American horror stories with the macabre poems and tales by Edgar Allan Poe. You can expect to hear “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Raven” performed while you sip coffee and eat delicious desserts. It’s a new (or old?) kind of Halloween experience.

Gorgon City and Golf Clap

When: October 31, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Where: Kingdom, 103 East 5th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Cost: $28-$33
What: Attend a Halloween music event featuring Gorgon City and Golf Clap. Dress up in Greek or Roman costumes and dance the night away.

Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park

When: Through November 4, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Scream Hollow
Cost: $5-$29
What: Experience one of the four haunted house attractions that span 18 buildings with different themes. You’ll see curses, zombies, phantoms, and all the scariest Halloween creatures you can imagine. Make your way through the buildings if you dare to find your way out.

House of Torment

When: Through November 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where: House of Torment
Cost: $19.99-$32.99
What: This final Halloween event is not for the faint of heart. If you want to be scared until you scream, go through this dark carnival-themed experience. It’s interactive, scary, and creepy — exactly what you want on Halloween.

Whether you’re looking for screams and thrills or family-friendly fun, Austin Halloween events are happening all over town. Be sure to tell us about your favorite trick or treat in the comments below!

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