All of the time you spent perfecting your vampire fangs and spooky makeup are about to pay off. We’ve rounded up the Austin’s best Halloween events for one of the biggest weekends of the year.
MAX’s Wine Dive Willy Wonka Wine Dinner
Channel your inner candy connoisseur and settle in at MAX's Wine Dive for a night of sweet sips and scrumptious bites. Your $65 ticket to the Willy Wonka Wine Dinner gets you a five-course meal, five curated wine pairings, and all the whimsically-themed Wonka you've ever wanted.
Thursday, October 29 at 6 pm
LBJ Library presents A Hard Day's Night
The LBJ Presidential Library is celebrating one of the greatest bands of all time with an epic Beatles-inspired Halloween costume party. Come together dressed in your best get-up for a night of dancing to tunes by Deejay Honeycomb, cocktails, tasty bites, and an Abbey Road photo booth with Annie Ray.
Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm
Paint & Pour at W Austin
Head to the W Austin’s outdoor lounge for an unconventional and free happy hour with Halloween spirit. Sip pumpkin beer and other happy hour-priced cocktails and watch local art collective Spratx graffiti pumpkins. If painting the pumpkins isn’t enough, guests can carve their own Halloween goodies to take home.
Friday, October 30 at 5 pm
laV’s Hallo-Wine Masquerade Ball
Ring in the Halloween holiday with your most mysterious mask at the laV masquerade ball. The seductively spooky evening includes complimentary sweet and savory bits and passed wine, DJ tunes, and much more. Snag your $30 ticket and get your mask ready.
Friday, October 30 at 9 pm
The 6th Annual Comedy Séance
Spend Halloween Eve at Spiderhouse Ballroom for the 6th Annual Comedy Séance. Satan himself hosts the night of hellacious hilarity and summons his favorite dead celebrities to the stage through the bodies of Austin’s finest comics. Grab your $10 ticket and get ready to laugh to death ... literally.
Friday, October 30 at 9 pm
Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure Walking Tour
Start Halloween with a morning of murderous ghost stories and a tour of the city’s spookiest cemeteries. The free hour-long tour will take you on an exclusive adventure through some of the cities most ghastly locations.
Saturday, October 31 at 10 am
Zombie Ball featuring Salt-N-Pepa
ACL Live transforms into a hotbed for the living dead. This year's Zombie Ball features a night of revelry highlighted by headlining act, hip-hop legends Salt-N-Pepa. Tickets are $39.50 - $59.90.
Saturday, October 31 at 9 pm
El Sapo presents Fiesta Los Muertos Pig Roast
Celebrate the Mexican holiday of the dead in authentic style at El Sapo. Guests can enjoy roasted pig, aguas frescas, face painting, Mexican street food, and more for free. Bring the family out for a day of celebration and go home full and happy.
Sunday, November 1 at 2 pm