Just because Halloween is on a Monday this year doesn’t mean Derby City is turning in early.
On the contrary, the ghosts and ghouls will be out in full force for the next two weekends. So, don your vampire fangs and mount your broomstick, we’re taking to the skies to bring you five Halloween events that should be on your radar.
🎃 Halloween Glow Up! - Glow Party and Costume Contest | Sat., Oct. 22 | 9 p.m.-12 a.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing | Free to attend | Illuminate the dance floor with glow sticks, body paint, and LED finger lights as DJ Phantom spins — the costume contest begins at 9 p.m.
🎃 Halloween Weekend: Monster Bash 2022 | Fri., Oct. 28-Mon., Oct. 31 | 8 p.m.-3 a.m. | Play Louisville | Catch a screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” spooky drag with guest performers, participate in a $5,000 costume contest + bust a move on the best dance floor in Derby City.
🎃 Booooo fest - Costume party | Fri., Oct. 28 | 7 p.m. | Falls City Beer, 901 E. Liberty St. | $15+ | Try your style in three categories — solo, couple, and group costume — to win a prize + enjoy treats, games, and networking.
🎃 Halloween Parade & Festival | Sat., Oct. 29 | 12-11 p.m. | Paristown, 731 Brent St. | $5+ |
Jam to live music in the Party Zone in Christy’s Garden, try your stomach in the pumpkin pie eating contest + stay late to party in the Atrium of The Cafe.
🎃 The 5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl | Sat., Oct. 29 | 4 p.m.-12 a.m. | Flanagan’s Ale House, 934 Baxter Ave. | $10+ | Mummy walk down Bardstown Road with exclusive drink specials, a spooky after party + win $1,000 if you’re wearing the best costume.