Halloween in Raleigh: Our guide

Published Tue, Oct 22, 2013 10:56 AM
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From last year's Zombie Trolley Pub Ride. This year Raleigh has even more events during Halloween. File Photo - triangle.com

Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

Find more Halloween events around the Triangle.

THE POUR HOUSE MUSIC HALL: Halloween Costume Ball Featuring Red Wanting Blue & Nuclear Honey. Thursday, Oct. 31. Doors 8 p.m.; Music 9 p.m. | $10 advance, $12 at the door

Join us on Halloween for our rock ’n’ roll costume ball. Don’t skimp on the costume since there will be great prizes for the best costume! Costume Contest winner receives two free tickets to every show at The Pour House Music Hall until Nov. 1, 2014!

— Adam Lindstaedt, owner/talent buyer, The Pour House Music Hall

MARBLES: Includes three events:

Halloween at Marbles Kids Museum: Friday, Oct. 25 to Thursday, Oct. 31. All day | Free with museum admission ($5 per person; children under 1 and members play free)

Ghostbuster Challenge, Pumpkin Pounding, Monster Science Lab and Bat Bungees! Celebrate Halloween at Marbles! Catch the Halloween spirit and come in costume anytime all week.

Family Fun Night "Spooktacular": Wednesday, Oct. 30. 5:30 to 8 p.m. | Free for kids with special needs and their families

A night of Halloween fun for kids with special needs and their families to experience Marbles in a calmer, quieter environment. Spooktacular Halloween costumes are encouraged. Enjoy an exclusive free lower-volume showing of Room on the Broom in IMAX at Marbles at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Kerr Cares for Kids Foundation.

Room on the Broom Kids Movie in IMAX at Marbles: Now Showing | $5 per person; Find showtimes

The classic picture book comes to life on the GIANT screen just in time for Halloween. We turn the volume down during Kids Movies, so come discover the magic of the movies as a family!

— Katy Burgwyn, director of marketing, Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theatre

SOLAS: All Out Everything Goes. Saturday, Nov. 2, doors open at 10 p.m. | $10

Come out to Solas to celebrate Halloween 2013 with the best of Raleigh. With live dancers and performers, all three floors guarantee drink specials, delicious food and entertainment wherever you go.

— Lucy Welton, business development/marketing coordinator, Hibernian Co. Inc

BENELUX CAFE: Halloween Treats. Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Dec. 2 | Pricing varies

We’ll be serving Pumpkin Belgian Wafels for the autumn season. Come try Pumpkin Belgian Wafels topped with Caramel Sauce and Whipped Cream (contains nuts). Our Brussels-Style Belgian Wafel batter is made with Pumpkin Spices and baked to perfection. This fluffy treat is topped with Caramel Sauce and our homemade Whipped Cream!

— Steven Halaszi, owner, Benelux Cafe

TIR NA NOG: Includes two main events:

Halloween Trivia: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. | Free admission

Mark Harrison has lots of spooky question for Halloween Trivia" How much do you know about the history, customs and myths of this time of year?"

Local Band Local Beer presents: A Halloween Spectacular: Thursday, Oct. 31, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. | Free

Featuring Justin Lacy and The Swimming Machine, Henbrain, Eros and Eschaton, and The Gonzo Symphonic. As an added treat, Phil Torres of Baobab will be doing projections!! Since this falls on Halloween, expect lots of surprises, costumes, and more! Brought to you by Younger Brother Productions - Tir Na nOg - WKNC

— Blair Johnson, Tir Na Nog Irish Pub

MOSAIC: MIXED: The Halloween Affair @ Mosaic. Thursday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. | 21 and up; Free

Our popular monthly "Mixed" DJ party features a special Halloween edition this month! Dancing inside, Lounge and hookahs on the patio! DJ's inside and outside, specials on all $5 Flavored Vodkas and free pizza! With DJ's Outburst, Aggression, Animal, Matt Empty, Mojo T, Severe, Mastaflex and Stay Phresh!

— Steven Feinberg, owner, Mosaic

RUM RUNNERS: Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. | No cover all night

Over $2,500 in cash and prizes with Costume Contests. Awesome drink specials, including everything in the house for $3 on Halloween night. It's the most fun you'll have with your costume on!

— Charles Armstrong, GM, Rum Runners

COGLIN’S: "5 Days of Fright ... Halloween Night: The Main Event." Thursday, Oct. 31; doors open at 4:30 p.m., Tarot Card Readings beginning at 8 pm, Live DJ beginning at 10 p.m. | Free

Coglin's Raleigh is hosting "5 Days of Fright" with The Main Event on Halloween Night! Tarot card readings, Live guest DJ, Scary good drinks and amazing costumes behind the bar ... come show us yours!

— Anna Castle, events director, Coglin’s

FIVE STAR: Death Drop. Thursday, Oct. 31, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. | 18 and up,; $5 at the door

Join us for a night of sinister fun Featuring DJ'S: Luxe Posh, Thien, Funkss, Jermainia and Zach Noble! Costumer contest, Photo Booth! Come to Five Star for a party to die for!

— via Five Star

SLIM’S DOWNTOWN: Halloween at Slim’s. Thursday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. | $6

Featuring Paint Fumes, The Royal Nites, Cinderella & the Psychos, Pie Face Ghouls, and DJ Dom Pearce

— via Slim’s

DEEP SOUTH THE BAR: 6th Anniversary Halloween Party featuring Goes To 11 - Spinal Tap tribute band. Thursday, Oct. 31, doors open at 7 p.m., show at 10 p.m. | $10 admission, tickets online and at the door

We are very excited to be celebrating 6 years of Deep South The Bar with this one-time-only tribute to Spinal Tap featuring members of I Was Totally Destroying It, The Trophy Fire, and Adam Pitts & The Pseudo Cowboys. In addition to all the hilarity of songs like “Sex Farm” and “Stonehenge” (yes, there will be “scenery”), we’ll also have “sexist” go-go dancers, a costume contest ($100 cash prize), a headbangers ball dance party, candy, and much more!

— John Booker, talent agent, Deep South Entertainment

CRANK ARM BREWING: Halloween Spooky Ride. Thursday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. | Free

Let's ride through the night with the ghouls and goblins! Decorate yourself, decorate your bike, after the ride their will be prizes for best costume and best decorated bike. Bring your lights to ward off any demons, ghosts or bad spirits!

— via Crank Arm Brewing

DICKEY’S: Halloween event - Kids in costume eat FREE at Dickey's. Thursday, Oct. 31, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Free

Kids in costume eat free. Adults in costume receive a free dessert with $10 minimum purchase.

— Elizabeth Dew, catering and marketing manager, Dickey’s

WOODY’S AT CITY MARKET: Scaryoke Karaoke. Thursday, Oct. 31, 11 p.m. | Free

Frightfully fun! Come get your scare on and howl the night away! $2.50 craft beer cans and $3 Smirnoff flavored vodka bombs!

— Heather Arflin, general manager, Woody's @ City Market

DAY OF THE DEAD DRESSED UP ROCK STARS: Dress like a deceased rocker and get a free Chimichurri burrito. Thursday Oct. 31 to Friday, Nov. 2.

In celebration of the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, and in honor of all the musical greats who left us too soon, Moe's 16 Triangle-area locations are offering a free Chimichurri burrito to anyone who dares to dress like a dead rocker and comes to Moe's on Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Visit facebook.com/MoesTriangle to learn more about this and other awesome promotions from Triangle-area Moe's and find participating locations in Durham, Cary, Apex, Raleigh, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Wilson, Knightdale and Wakefield.

— via Moe's Southwest Grill

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