Halloween on a Monday? Ugh. Despite this sad fact, Atlanta restaurants, breweries, and bars are still throwing costume parties, murder mystery dinners, and offering plenty of Halloween food and drink specials to keep even an All Hallow’s Eve Monday festive. Here are some Halloween happenings and spooky food and drink specials to consider around Atlanta this year. Check back for updates through October 27.Read More
Where to Celebrate Halloween Around Atlanta
Costume parties, dinner and scary movies, a murder mystery soiree, and Halloween treats and cocktails
Live! at the Battery Atlanta
The Battery entertainment venue is hosting a “Stranger Things” Halloween party on October 28, starting at 8 p.m. Expect food and drink specials, “Stranger Things” decor and Instagram areas, and a costume contest with major prize money. Click here for tickets.
Head over to the Works in Underwood Hills for a number of events leading up to Halloween, including a pumpkin carving contest, spooky trivia at a brewery, an outdoor scary movie night, and trick or treating. Check the calendar of events for details.
Best End Brewing Company
The West End brewery is hosting its Boo Ball on October 28, from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., to include live music, a costume contest with prizes, and a pop-up market.
Head over to the Interlock on October 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., for the monthly block party with a spooky twist for October. Dress up in costume and enjoy live music, drinks, games, a fortune teller and magician, a Halloween cocktail competition, and a sneak preview of the pizzas from forthcoming restaurant Humble Pie. Dogs are welcome. Click here for more information and to sign up to attend.
Puttshack - Atlanta
On Halloween night, the mini-golf restaurant and entertainment venue at the Interlock is hosting an evening of fright and festivities to include spooky cocktails, a costume contest with prizes, and live music.
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Tiff's Treats Cookie Delivery
Atlanta’s Tiff Treats cookie delivery service is creating Boo Boxes for Halloween this year to include cookies like snickerdoodles, butter pecan, cookies and cream cookie truffles, and double chocolate peanut butter cookies.
Epicurean Atlanta, Autograph Collection
On Halloween night, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Office Bar at the Epicurean Hotel in Atlanta is hosting an evening of cocktails, live music, and other spooky festivities. People who come in costume receive a complimentary beer or glass of wine, too. Click here for more information.
Hero Doughnuts & Buns
Grab some Halloween-themed doughnuts through October 31 from the Summerhill shop.
Pop over to Bar Margot on October 29, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., for a Halloween-themed cocktail class: Magic and Mixology.
Georgetown Cupcake Buckhead
Throughout October, the Buckhead cupcake bakery is offering an assortment of Halloween-themed cupcakes by the dozen, including pumpkin spice haunted house, vampire red velvet, and salted caramel Jack-o-Lantern.
Fetch Park Buckhead
On October 28 and October 29, the Buckhead location of the dog park and bar is hosting Cujo’s Carnival. Both pets and pet owners are encouraged to dress up for a costume contest, live music, and to get their photos taken by the on-site photographer.
King of Pops Bar @ Worldwide HQ
The Colony Square, Ponce City Market, and headquarter locations of King of Pops are serving Halloween popsicle flavors in October, including Boooreo Cheesecake, Candy Corn, and Witch’s Brew (vegan).
The rooftop at Ponce City Market transforms into a Halloween extravaganza on October 29, starting with trick or treating and games at 11 a.m. for the kids, followed by an evening of costumes, contests with prizes, and magic for the 21+ crowd at 5 p.m.
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The cocktail bar at Ponce City Market features a Halloween cocktail menu in October to include a Zombie, the Unholy Sacrament blood-themed drink pouch, and more spooky elixirs to try.
Atlanta’s oldest Japanese restaurant continues its Halloween tradition with the annual kids in costumes eat free week through October 31. All kids dining at Nakato in costume throughout the week of Halloween receive a free meal (up to $14 per child.) Reservations highly encouraged.
Hotel Clermont Atlanta, by Oliver
Head up to the rooftop bar at Hotel Clermont on Halloween night for a screening of “The Shining”. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is first come, first serve.
Hampton + Hudson
On October 29, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., the Inman Park restaurant is kicking off Halloween weekend with a DJ, beer and cocktail specials, and a “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie marathon. There’s a costume costume with prizes, too.
Halloween weekend at the Reynoldstown restaurant and bar is filled with treats and tricks and drinks specials. But Muchacho is really throwing down on Halloween night with a photo booth, disco balls, a costume contest, live music, and spooky cocktails.
On Sunday, October 30, folks and their pets can head to ParkGrounds in Reynoldstown for a Halloween soiree complete with a food truck slinging snacks for dogs and complimentary treats for pups who arrive in costume. The cafe and coffee shop is also launching a new breakfast and lunch menu that day paired with its signature boozy cocktails. Event starts at 11 a.m.
Mary’s annual Halloweenie dance party is back on October 28, followed by Creatures of the Night dance party and costume contest on October 29. Dress up, dance, and grab drinks and partake in the Halloween shenanigans at the East Atlanta Village LGBTQ bar. $5 cover charge.
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Halloween Eatavision movie nights at East Atlanta Village Farmers Market
Starting October 22, Eatavision dinner and a movie experience hosts three evenings of Halloween flicks and food, including Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Plaza Theatre and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and Encanto at the EAV Farmers Market space.
On Halloween evening, the Candler Park restaurant is throwing a spooky bash for the 21+ crowd, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The night includes a tarot card reader, live music and dancing on the patio, passed hor’s d’oeuvres and food stations, and Halloween-themed cocktails. Come in costume and enter to win a six-course tasting menu dinner with wine pairings for two people from Lazy Betty. Reserve a space here.
The Iberian Pig
Once again, the Spanish tapas restaurant in the heart of Decatur hosts its annual murder mystery dinner on Halloween night. This year’s theme is “Till Death Do Us Part”. The evening includes charcuterie, cheese, tapas, spooky paella, a whole roasted pig, dessert, and a crime to solve. Costumes are highly encouraged. $110 per person.