Halloween Darg Spooktacular at Lips Atlanta / Photo by Russ Bowen-Youngblood

Halloween Happenings

Spooky season is finally among us! This year, Halloween is in full swing, so make sure you clear your schedule and make room for some of these frightening and fierce festivities.
Little 5 Points Ghost Tours
Fridays, Saturdays, and most Thursdays now through November 6
7pm and 9pm
A Little 5 Points Ghost Tour is a fun and spooky way to get into the Halloween spirit and become more familiar with one of Atlanta’s most eclectic neighborhoods. The tour starts at the L5P Center for Arts and Community (1082 Austin Ave. NE) and ends at the Wrecking Bar (292 Moreland Ave. NE) with a total of eight haunted homes and businesses. Tickets are $25. Learn more at l5phalloween.com.
Hocus Pocus Trivia Night
Wednesday, October 27
7pm to 9pm
Guac y Margys
Are you a “Hocus Pocus” aficionado? Now’s the time to test your skills! Tickets are $20 and includes your reserved seat, two tacos, and one margarita. Teams from one to six are welcome, 21+ only. Get there by 6:45 to put your team name in! Buy tickets through Eventbrite.
Kaki King’s DATA NOT FOUND  
Saturday, October 23
Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts  
Internationally acclaimed composer, guitarist, and Atlanta native Kaki King returns home for a one-night-only multi-media performance at Georgia Tech. The queer performer has been hailed by Rolling Stone as a “guitar god” and touts accolades including Golden Globe nominee for Best Original Score. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at arts.gatech.edu.
Shalloween: Double Feature! With Tenderoni and Charlene
Saturday, October 23
10pm to 3am
My Sister’s Room (21+)
Bump uglies with Atlanta’s undead and dance until you die! Enjoy a double feature and meet and greet with Charlene from New York City and Tenderoni from Chicago plus performances from Atlanta drag artists Abbey Cadabra, Brigitte Bidet, Canzara SZN, Jarvis Hammer, Saliva Godiva, Taylor ALXNDR, and more! Wear your freakiest drag and most ghastly garb for a chance to win the costume contest – and a fat cash prize! Buy tickets starting at $15 through Eventbrite.com.
Four Days and Nights of Halloween
Thursday, October 28 through Sunday, October 31
10pm Thursday-Saturday, 7pm Sunday
The Hideaway
The Hideaway is the place to be all Halloweekend with drinks, music, and oodles of costume contests! On Thursday, sing along with DJ Darlene and Calico DeVille at Scareoke. Then comes Fetish Friday with host Demarcus Austin and music by DJ Mister Richard and a $500 prize for best fetish costume. On Saturday, come dressed to the nines for the Hideaway Halloween Ball, hosted by Charmaine Sinclair Dupree with DJ Darlene. The costume contest begins at midnight – first place wins $500! The weekend closes out on Halloween night with the Hideaway Hocus Pocus Party hosted by Calico DeVille and Lisa Car with DJ Rob Reum. First place in the costume contest wins $300.
The Boo Ball: A Queer and Creepy Celebration
Friday, October 29
9pm to 1am
Best End Brewing Company
Come get spooky with Music and Friends ATL, Southern Fried Queer Pride, Cryptic Creatives, and other amazing local organizations! Enjoy music from local musicians and DJs, drag and burlesque performances, local vendors, and more. Tickets start at $7 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.
DILF Atlanta “MAKE ME HOWL” Party by Joe Whitaker Presents
Friday, October 29
10pm to 3am
The Heretic
Kick off Halloween weekend with the hottest dudes, daddies, and DILFS in Atlanta, plus music from DJ Alex Ramos, at the biggest Jock Party in the country. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.
The Haunted Housewives – an LGBTQIA Halloween Party
Saturday, October 30
10pm to 2am
Plated Lounge
The Real Lesbian Housewives of Atlanta host this elite fright fest with sounds by DJ Adore, hookah, and free entry. They will be accepting donations for Lost-N-Found Youth, a non-profit dedicated to ending homelessness among LGBTQ youth in Atlanta.
Halloween Drag Spooktacular
Sunday, October 31
Lips Atlanta
Join the evil divas of Lips Atlanta for some Spooktacular fun, tricks, treats, and a costume contest, plus dinner and a frightfully entertaining drag show! Make your reservations now by calling 404-315-7711.