Check out these Halloween parties for a spooky, scary time

On Halloween night (Thursday), LeBuzz in Marietta will host the Zombie Kings/Lady Zombies Production and a flash mob corpse dance. The Apocalypse Show follows on Friday, with a cast including Destiny Brooks, Jasmine Antoinette, and Envy Van Michaels. Adding to the fun will be a freak dance with DJ Birdman USA. The three night event concludes on Saturday with a costume contest, the Divas of the Dead show, and a bloody moon blackout party.

Mary’s has even more going on with its a Halloween night costume party. According to Jason Davis, lead bartender at Mary’s Atlanta, Halloween is always one  oft he club’s busiest evenings.

The Heretic Haunted Hoedown on Halloween night promises an evening of fun, with free line dancing from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and then a costume contest at 10 p.m., while the Atlanta Eagle will host its Panther levi/leather haunted bar on Nov. 1 and then a costume contest and Monster’s Ball with DJ Stan Jackson and DJ Brett Long on Nov. 2.

Other bars with special events include on Thursday, Oct. 31: the new Lips Atlanta, hosts a special Dinner With the Zombies event hosted by Savannah Leigh; The All Hallows Eve Costume Contest at Amsterdam Atlanta; and Burkharts, with a special Dancefloor Divas Halloween Special event; the Fright Night on Spring Street at XS Ultra Lounge; and the Atlanta Eagle’s Haunted Bar hosted by the Panther L/L and Southeast Black and Blue Weekend.

Continuing the celebration the day after the holiday, the weekly drag event “The Other Show” at the Jungle, hosts its event Friday, Nov. 1.

In addition to parties, the area has a plethora of haunted houses to put chills into spookseekers. Netherworld Haunted House in Norcross uses live actors and special effects to acclaimed use ― it was recently hailed by Hauntworld magazine as “the most influential haunted house in the history of haunted houses.”

For those looking to venture outside of the metro area, live theater is an option. Serenbe Playhouse is staging a special presentation of the spooky “The Sleepy Hollow Experience” with an Oct. 31 performance at 8 p.m. featuring a bonfire with a marshmallow roast and a Monster Mash Dance Party, in addition to the performance.

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