Howl-O-Ween Fall Festival
Atlantic Station. Saturday, 1 – 6pm. Free.
Bring the whole family (pets included!) to Atlantic Station’s Central Park on Saturday afternoon for Halloween fun everyone can enjoy, including live entertainment from Radio Disney, carnival games, face painting, and costume contests for kids and dogs alike. Candy and doggie treats will be up for grabs throughout Atlantic Station all afternoon long!
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Friday, 6:30 – 9:30pm. Free for museum members, $5 for non-members.
This event is for mummies, dads, and kids of all ages. The whole family can view the mummies on display at the Carlos Museum, enjoy a milkshake made with Jake’s Ice Cream, and watch Halloween cartoons and movies, including Abbot and Costello Meet the Mummy. Don’t forget to dress in your favorite costume and bring blankets and lawn chairs.
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Boo at the Zoo
Zoo Atlanta. Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 3pm. Free with general admission.
Explore magical paths, sample sweet treats, meet the whimsical characters of Zoo Boo Town, and much more during an enchanted weekend with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Plus you can get a $3 discount on a General Admission ticket for Boo at the Zoo (up to 4 people) when you bring in any Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta or Fanta Zero can or label.
Martinis & IMAX: Fright Night
Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Friday, 6:30pm – midnight. $12+, $11+ for students & seniors.
Featuring live music by Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, special guests Rare Form DJ Crew, appearances by Blast-Off Burlesque, a cash-prize costume contest, and guest host Melissa Carter from Q100’s “The Bert Show,” this annual adult Halloween party is sure to be a spooky spectacle! Exclusive Halloween-themed alcoholic beverages include the Poison Apple Martini, Ghoul-ade, Witches Brew, and the Zombie Refresher- come in costume to see what treats are in store!
Scary Party Pub Crawl
Deadwood Saloon. Friday, 8pm. $10 advance, $15 at the door.
Kick off Halloween weekend in Midtown Atlanta! The Scary Party Pub Crawl kicks off at Deadwood Saloon at 8 pm and a wristband snags guests admission to 9 of Midtown’s favorite bars, including Front Page News, Flip Flops, Sutra, Tin Lizzy’s, and more. Crawlers will get exclusive access to food and drink specials at each location, a raffle for awesome prizes and three costume contests.
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99x Presents: The Brouhaha
The Masquerade. Saturday, 8:00pm. $13.50 advance.
The longest running Halloween party returns to Atlanta’s scariest venue at Masquerade. All three levels will be taken over by Halloween ghouls and live music. Get creative and bring out your best Halloween costume to partake in the $1000 Midnight Madness Costume Contest. This event is 21+. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets or the Masquerade box office.