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Halloween at a Glance

Boo! Halloween is just around the corner, which means there are a slew of events happening in Atlanta this week and next. Secure a costume (or two!) and get ready to haunt the town with your ghoulfriends.



Hot Mess Halloween Dance Pop Party 

October 21, 10pm 

The Basement 

Kick the celebration off early with this pop dance party in East Atlanta! Put together a hot mess of a costume for your chance to win questionable prizes: plastic goat trophies, unsharpened Halloween pencils, creepy witch fingers, and more! Enjoy music from pop princesses like Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, Charli XCX, Kim Petras, and more. Tickets at 


Little Five Points Ghost Tour 

October 22-23 and 27-30, 7pm 

L5P Community Center parking lot 

Hear tales from the spooky side of Atlanta on the L5P Ghost Tour. Join clairvoyant tour guides on a mile-long, 1.5-hour trek through the neighborhood’s most historic and creepy landmarks. Encounter Lady Sintana from House of Ravenwood, 7Stages ghosts, Deacon Lunchbox, Gregory Davis, and more. Tickets at 


Little Five Points Halloween 

Festival and Parade 

October 22-23 


Head over to the Little Five Points neighborhood this weekend to enjoy a variety of Halloween festivities, like the Rainy Day Revival Old School Freak Show, the Bizarre Bazaar artist market, drag queen karaoke feature Alt3r, and more! This year’s parade takes a new route on Moreland Ave, ending at Freedom Parkway, on Sunday at 2pm. Learn more at   


Shalloween with Crystal Methyd 

October 22, 9pm to 3am 

My Sister’s Room 

Get ready for Atlanta’s biggest Halloween drag show and costume contest! WUSSY presents their 7th annual Shalloween with guest ghoul Crystal Methyd from “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” along with performances from Brigitte Bidet, Deacon Slanders, EllaSaurus Rex, JayBella Banks, Mo’Dest Volgare, Mystery Meat, Saliva Godiva, and more! Tickets via Eventbrite. 




Atlanta Leather Pride: 

Meet and Greet and Cigar Social 

October 28, 8pm to midnight 

The Eagle

Atlanta Leather Pride weekend kicks off the festivities at the Atlanta Eagle! Learn more at 


Scary Mary’s Halloweenie Dress Up and Dance Party 

October 28, 10pm 


Music from DJ Headmaster. $5 cover. 


That’s So Fetch: Y2K Pop Dance Party – Halloween Edition 

October 28, 11pm 


Throw on your matching Britney and Justin denim fantasy, your Juicy Couture velour tracksuit, or your spookiest Ghostface getup for the Y2K-themed costume contest and dance the night away to Gewn Stefani, Lady Gaga, the Pussycat Dolls, Fergie, Shakira, and more. Tickets at


Halloween on the Roof 

October 29, 11am to midnight

THE ROOF at Ponce City Market 

Enjoy all treats and no tricks during the kids’ Rooftop Trick or Treating from 11am to 4pm. Then, after 5pm, mystical fortune and magical cirque acts set the stage. Sip on Halloween cocktails, dare to try a Jell-O shot before you enter the costume contest for the $1,000 value grand prize. Tickets at 


Atlanta Leather Pride Contest  

October 29, 11:30am 

Barking Leather and The Eagle 

The official Atlanta Leather Pride contest begins at Barking Leather at with interviews at noon followed by the contest at The Eagle at 7:30pm. Judges and contestants will meet at 11:30am and 6:30pm respectively. An ASL interpreter will be on hand during the contest. Learn more at


Creatures of the Night Ooky Dance Party and Monster Orgy 

October 29, 9pm 


Celebrate Halloween at Mary’s with a costume contest, music from DJ Neon Horror, and only a $5 cover! 


Atlanta Leather Pride: Victory Block Party and Halloween Extravaganza 

October 29, 10pm 

The Eagle 

Learn more at


Candela Halloween – Dia de los Muertos 

October 29, 10pm to 3am

District Atlanta 

Celebrate Halloween with a Latin twist this year! Candela is a Latin fusion event and Atlanta’s hottest monthly party. Enjoy music from DJ EU and DJ Eduardo Franco. Tickets at 


Atlanta Leather Pride: Tea Dance 

October 30, 3pm 

The Eagle 

Close out Atlanta Leather Pride weekend by dancing the day away at The Eagle’s new location. Learn more at 


Goosebumps Atlanta 

October 30, 9pm to 3am 

District Atlanta 

Don your best costume for a chance to win a prize for sexiest costume, most creative costume, or best couple/group costume! Come early and enjoy the open bar until 11:30pm with early bird tickets. Tickets via Eventbrite.