Hello Ghouls and Ghosts, spooky season only comes around once a year, and we want to ensure you can make the most of it. We have collected and highlighted several haunted happenings to celebrate Halloween in downtown Austin.
Recurring Spooky Events
Take a Halloween Tour of the Capitol
The Texas Capitol offers the haunted version of their Capitol Tours Monday-Friday at 1:15pm all of October. Sign up here!
Texas Selfie Museum
The Texas selfie museum is ready for you to dress up and take the cutest Halloween shots with your favorite people. They added several spooky sets just for the occasion. Take photos in crime scenes with bats, witches brew, zombies and more. Reserve your time here! (images taken here)
Devil May Care is returning with their highly anticipated Surrealist Ball and are offering multiple times and dates. Wild entertainment, delicious food and several spooky cocktails promised. Get your tickets here!
The Original Austin Ghost Tours offers haunted tours of downtown. Book a tour and learn some new ghost stories along with some of Austin’s history.
It’s freakin’ bats! Visit an Austin staple by taking a trip down to the Congress Avenue Bridge to watch the bats at sunset. Several boat and kayak tours are available if you would like to watch from the water. The bats tend to migrate during October so catch them while you can.
One Night and One Night Only
Austin Happy Hour Halloweekend Bar Crawl at Coyote Ugly Saloon on October 22 at 4pm
Austin Vampire Ball: Red Death Masquerade at Elysium on October 22 at 9pm
Middle School Dance Party: Halloween Edition at Cheer Up Charlie’s on October 22 at 10pm
Bleach Rave: Hollow-ween at Valhalla Esports Lounge on October 22 at 10pm
Halloween Children’s Concert at the Long Center on October 23 at 3pm
AYP PRESENTS Nightmare on West 6th: A Halloween Extravaganza at Dogwood on October 27 at 9pm
Lingo Events – ATX Halloween – Thursday Night at Hen House on October 27 at 10pm
Trick or Drink: Austin Halloween Bar Crawl (3 Days) at Happy Chicks on October 28 at 6pm
Balloween Boo Bash at RIO on October 28 at 10pm
Spooky Silent Disco Party at the Belmont ATX on October 28 at 10pm
Halloween Party Hosted by Sheree Whitfield from Real Housewives of Atlanta at Speakeasy on October 28 at 10pm
The 5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl – Austin at Parlor and Yard on October 29 at 4pm
Lingo Events – Halloween ATX – Saturday Darty at Coconut Club on October 29 at 4pm
Austin Halloweekend Hangover Bar Crawl at Coyote Ugly Saloon on October 29 at 4pm
HALLOWEEN BALL & AERIAL CABARET at the Belmont – October 29 at 7pm
Maxim Halloween Austin Party at Hilton on October 29 at 9pm
I-35 Massacre Halloween Party at Speakeasy on October 29 at 9pm
Lingo Events – ATX Halloween – Saturday After-Party at Concrete Cowboy on October 29 at 10pm
Shop the Block and Pumpkin Patch at Republic Square on October 30 at 1pm
Rooftop Day Party Halloween Sunday| 10.30 at Speakeasy on October 30 at 4pm
Screen on the Green Fall Feature: Hocus Pocus at Fareground on October 30 at 8pm
Haunted Hotel at the W Hotel on October 29 at 9pm
Velvet Crown Collective: Halloween Haus at Flamingo Cantina on October 30 at 9pm
Halloween at RIO Austin on October 30 at 10pm
Austin Official Halloween Bar Crawl at Coyote Ugly Saloon on October 31 at 4pm
Halloween at The 13th Floor with Magnifico and more! at The 13th Floor on October 31 at 7pm
Stay safe and have fun out there! Watch out for witches, or don’t!