Here’s where to go bump in the night.
Halloween is here. Face your fears (of missing out) this halloween in Houston with this curation of wickedly sweet events in town including ghostly candlelight concerts, blood-curdling costume parties, eery art shows, and more!
1-2. Experience an Enchanting Candlelight Concert
Experience a magical spring here in Houston thanks to the amazing indoor and outdoor venues the city has to offer. Luckily, Fever Originals has brought its popular Candlelight concert series to beautiful venues for the season with concerts that include:
- Candlelight Halloween: A Haunted Evening of Classical Compositions
- Candlelight Open Air Día de los Muertos: Celebrating Day of the Dead
3. Venture Across the Life-Sized Game of Houstonopoly
The exciting event saw the classic board game brought to life, reimagined in the likeness of Houston. Here, participants could meander through a massive, 10,000-square-foot board populated with city-centric locales such as Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center, Astroworld, and NASA. This fall, Houstonopoly is resurrecting with a Houston-centric Halloween experience and a skele-TON of fun for the whole family!
4. Be a Party Monster
Get ready for a ghoulish good time! This Halloween, trick or treat yourself and make your way to Prime Art Gallery for the Monsters Ball 2021. Come and see an array of artwork from a range of artists that will leave you wanting more. While you view the artwork, enjoy some complimentary wine and light bites. There will also be live entertainment and other surprises in store for you to enjoy.
5. Experience Shock Art At This Horror Art Exhibit
Come and have a ghoulish time at the Prime Art Gallery’s Horror Art Exhibition. Look if you dare at the 6 rooms of artwork available, like ‘The Cemetery’ – full of horrific art from beyond the grave. Be sure to say hello to the Gravedigger! For all of you movie lovers, the ‘Cult Classics’ room pays tribute to some of the best horror films around. See a piece and love it? Buy it right then. There will be something for everyone at this spooky showcase
6. Paint & Sip at this Day of the Dead Party
Celebrate Day of the Dead with a paintbrush in hand! Prime Art Gallery has organised some incredible painting parties that you won’t want to miss. Based in Houston, it is home to a unique gallery, paint studio and creative workspace. Release your inner creativity as you create your masterpiece with all the materials provided. Whether you go with friends, family, co-workers or other artists, you are guaranteed to enjoy this fun and stress-free experience.
7. Creep It Real at this Halloween Costume Party
Do you need a place to party and let your inner monster run wild? Come to the costume party hosted at Prime Art Gallery. Come dressed to impress in your creepiest and most elaborate costumes, and be in with the chance of winning ‘Best Dressed’ for your frightening ideas! Enjoy the spooky entertainment available, as well as food and drinks to keep the party going. Creep and crawl your way to the celebrations!
8. Sip On Spirits at this Witchy Virtual Mixology Class
You are invited to join in for an evening of magic and mixology from the comfort of your home. Throughout the class, you’ll explore three mystical cocktail making techniques featuring smoke, fire, and transmutation. There will also be other tricks in store: live magic, musical guests, and other spooky surprises! Each kit features all the cocktail ingredients to concoct three potent potations shipped straight to your door. Don’t worry if you have no previous potion experience – these witches will show you all of their tricks so you can stir up a success!
9. Explore Houston’s Largest Horror Amusement Park
Houston Scream Fest, billed as the largest haunted amusement park in Texas, is coming back to life this October. The park is plagued with multiple haunted houses, a carnival-style midway, a zombie paintball course, live concerts, big screen horror movies, eats, and (free!) drinks Tickets are now available.
10. Watch a Scary Movie On a Rooftop
The Rooftop Cinema Club is an open-air theater on top of the Whole Foods in BLVD Place. It provides an atmosphere of what’s been called “social cinema” wherein viewers at times walk around and interact with the environment during the course of the movie. This October, they’re going all in all spooky features, with screenings that include: Coraline, Hocus Pocus, The Craft, The Nightmare Before Christmas, BeetleJuice, Tales from the Hood, The Addams Family, The Shining, and more!
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