It’s now officially October and the witching season has begun! We’ve got the best Halloween events that you need to attend this spooky season right here! Now go out, scare some spooks, watch out for the full moon, and don’t get eaten by any vampires!
1. Washington DC – Pub Dread – A Halloween Themed Pop-Up Bar
From the folks behind the Game of Thrones and Stranger Things Pop-Up Bars, comes PUB DREAD!
Horror fans are cautiously welcome to sip drinks in The Haunted Forest, which features blinking eyes, creepy creatures, and soundtracks that call back to classic horror moments. The Dollhouse features the most disturbing tribute to grandma’s vintage toy collection with dolls that seem to have minds of their own. The Crypt features coffins, tombstones, and room for more to join the dead.
Horror films rule the drink menu, with inspiration taken from childhood favorites and true chillers that still spook adults. A Zombie variation called BRAINS! pays homage to Night of the Living Dead, and is served in a skull tiki mug and topped with a candy brain. The coffee concoction that signifies the start of fall brought forward David S. Pumpkins, a mix of rums, sherry, pumpkin, spice, and coconut.
Geek Night Out is having a meetup at Pub Dread October 8th, 2017 at 1pm.
2. Chicago, IL – Nobody Sleeps, A Monster’s Ball!
For one Hallowed Eve, immerse yourself in a divine cast of decadent demons and ravishing ghouls at Nobody Sleeps, A Monsters’ Ball! Engage in mischief, escapades, lustful Tricks and a gluttony of Treats at Hates very own Costume Dance Party… Nobody Sleeps! Our underworld wizards will spin a hellacious rhythm of Top 40, Dance, Pop, Hip-Hop and Electronic Dance Music.
Give yourself over to nocturnal sights and delights that will take your last breath. Witches’ Elixirs, Vampire Burlesque, Zombie Circus, Voodoo Apparitions along with some sinful surprises. Whatever your pleasure, be sure to dress the part. Don your best Corpse Costume and knock ’em dead on the dance floor!
October 7th, 2017 at 8pm
3. London, UK – The Addams Family in Concert
Film Concerts Live! proudly presents the delightfully twisted comedy fantasy The Addams Family, with composer Marc Shaiman’s charming and imaginative orchestral score performed live to picture! The all-star cast features Golden Globe nominee Angelica Huston as the alluring Morticia Addams, Raúl Juliá as the suave and devilish Gomez Addams, Christina Ricci in her breakthrough role as daughter Wednesday, and the inimitable Christopher Lloyd as Uncle Fester.
It’s 25 years since wealthy Gomez Addams’ older brother Fester disappeared. When the family’s lawyer (Dan Hedaya) discovers that the son of a local loan shark bears a striking resemblance to Fester, he hatches a plan to bring Gomez’ long-lost brother back to life in order to take control of the family’s vast fortune. But the Addams clan soon proves more than the unscrupulous lawyer bargained for. As the imposter Fester grows closer to the family, the line between impersonation and reality blurs, and he begins to recall memories that he never knew existed. Could he truly be an Addams after all…?
October 26th, 2017 at 7pm
4. Fullerton, CA – Geek Meet: Nightmare Before Halloween
FREE ENTRY! Come Drink, Eat and Play! Cards Againt Humanity Hosted by Horrible People with Candy and Danny. Tabletop Gaming Hosted by Dungeons & Darren. Lightspeed Nerd Trivia Hosted by Garrett I Gage and WolverConnie. Geek Card with awesome Raffle Prizes! Find Solidus Wesker to sign up for the Cosplay Contest and possibly win a custom trophy by Candyland Cabaret. Awesome Djs Chuck Nöne and Chuck DanTana spinning till closing. Come get spooky with the Geeks at Geek Meet!
October 15th, 2017 – 8pm
5. San Diego, CA – Ghosts of the Gaslamp Walking Tour
Come take a stroll through the Gaslamp’s haunted history. Learn the ghostly happenings of the past and present hotels, saloons, brothels and a long-ago funeral parlor, then end the tour and the Gaslamp’s most haunted edifice, the Davis-Horton House.
If you are interested in joining us and we can get a group together. Food and drinks in the Gaslamp after? Depending on the size of the group, we could push the time a bit later as well. Let us know!
Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego is hosting a meetup to this event on October 13th, 2017 – 5pm
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