From Halloween parties to haunted houses, Halloween in Nashville is one of the best holidays to celebrate in Music City. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’re bound to have some spooky fun at one of these in-person celebrations. This year Halloween falls on Saturday, October 31, 2020, so many events will take place over the weekend!
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Death by Disco
Virgin Hotel Nashville| Midtown
Death by Disco, a Halloween soirée, is Friday and Saturday, October 30-31, 2020, from 5:00pm to 11:00pm at Virgin Hotels Nashville. Guests can expect live music, themed-craft cocktails, bites, and more! Attendees can also enjoy skyline views from The Pool Club on the 14th floor rooftop. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free but capacity is limited.
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Social Diskining at the Silent Disco
Diskin Cider | Wedgewood-Houston
Social Diskining at The Silent Disco is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Diskin Cider. Tickets are $30 and will include admission, a rental pair of Silent Event headphones, and glow in the dark gear. There will be plenty of space for social distancing and each group will have a designated table for food and drinks. The maximum is six guests per group.
No. 308 Presents CAMP | East Nashville
The Haunt is starting on Thursday, October 22, 2020, through Saturday, October 31, 2020, at No. 308 Presents CAMP. This event will feature a transformed spooky space, themed cocktails, and a revamped menu! Admission is free.
Hawkins Arcade: A Stranger Things Halloween Experience
Headquarters Beercade | Downtown/SoBro
Hawkins Arcade: A Stranger Things Halloween Experience will run from Friday, October 23, 2020, through Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Headquarters Beercade. Expect installations, special events, and themed food and cocktails.
Ellington’s at Fairlane Hotel | Downtown
Dress in high 80’s fashion during Dorsia, an American Pyscho-inspired dinner series, at Ellington’s on the fourth floor of Fairlane Hotel, from Thursday to Saturday, October 29-31, 2020. Guests can expect a Chef’s Tasting Menu featuring a five-course dinner with a Dorsia twist, craft cocktails, music, psychotic decor, and actors between 6:00pm and 9:00pm. The Chef’s Tasting is $65 per person with an optional wine and cocktail pairing for $35 per person. Complimentary valet is including for those attending the special event.
Big Scary 3 with Nordista Freeze
Acme Feed & Seed | Downtown
Big Scary 3 with Nordista Freeze is Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Acme Feed and Seed. This is Nordista Freeze’s 3rd annual Halloween Party. The event is private and all CDC requirements will be enforced. Tickets are $20 per person sold in tables for 2, 4, or 6. This event is ages 21 and over only.
Halloween Party at Redneck Riviera
Redneck Riviera | Downtown
Halloween Party at Redneck Riviera is Friday and Saturday, October 30-31, 2020, from 1:00pm to 11:00pm. This event will includes prizes for the best costume, witch’s brew buckets, Jell-O shots, and live music! Admission is free.
Three Days of Halloween at White Limozeen
White Limozeen | West End
Enjoy Three Days of Halloween at White Limozeen! Festivities will take place from Friday, October 30, 2020, through Sunday, November 1, 2020. Each night will feature a variety of different festivities ranging from scary movies to costume contests to dance parties. Guests can expect themed drinks, tasty bites, and live DJs. Admission is free.
Halloweekend at Nashville Underground
Nashville Underground | Downtown
Halloweekend at Nashville Underground is from Friday, October 30, 2020, to Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 8:00pm to midnight. This event will be hosted by Too Turnt Tony and there will be a costume contest each night. General admission is $25 and VIP tickets/tables are available for purchase.
“Shakedown Street” at Saint Stephen
Saint Stephen | Germantown
“Shakedown Street” at Saint Stephen, inspired by the Grateful Dead, is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The all-day event will feature a live band playing Grateful Dead jams, a specialized food menu, and themed drinks! Admission is free.
Cocktails & Crime
Red Phone Booth| Downtown
Cocktails & Crime is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Red Phone Booth. Tickets are $75 with limited availability. There will be cocktails, games, prizes, drink tickets, food, and more! Make sure to come in your best costume!
Modified Monster Mash
The Ranch at Jackalope | Wedgewood-Houston
Modified Monster Mash (Nashville’s Least Sexy, Socially-Distanced Halloween Costume Contest) is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from noon to 7:00pm at The Ranch at Jackalope. The annual event will feature a costume contest with prizes for Most Sexy, Least Sexy, and Best Jackalope-Themed costumes. Must be 21 or over to enter. Daddy’s Dogs will be serving hotdogs from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Admission is free.
Marathon Music Works | Marathon Village
Sinister Cinema is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at Marathon Music Works. Ticket prices range from $30 to $60. Tables, seats, and sections must be purchased together for each party. Guests can expect vintage Halloween horror films, live performances, DJs, a costume contest, and raffles. To receive a raffle ticket guests must bring a children’s book or canned good/non-perishable food item.
Upside Down Halloween Bar Crawl
AJ’s Good Time Bar | Downtown
Upside Down Halloween Bar Crawl is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 6:00pm to 3:00am at AJ’s Good Time Bar. There will be six venues participating in the bar crawl and the event will begin at AJ’s Good Time Bar. Each bar will have exclusive food and drink specials, live bands, giveaways, party favors, and more! Mandatory check-in is from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This event is 21 and over only.
Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar | Downtown
The Halloween Masquerade is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 11:00am to 11:00pm at Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar. This event will include drink special, a costume contest, and live music from Al Green & the Hard Times. The costume contest will take place between 7:00pm and 10:30pm. Admission is free.
Witchcraft: A Dragtastic Halloween Show
Fat Kat Slim’s | The Gulch
Witchcraft: A Dragtastic Halloween Show is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Fat Kat Slim’s. This event is hosted by The Miss Fits Drag, the most infamous drag girl group in Nashville! Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. This event is 21 and over only.
Hidden Bar | Downtown
Hidden Halloween is Thursday through Saturday, October 29-31, 2020, from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at Hidden Bar inside Noelle Nashville. Expect boo-zy cocktails, costume prizes, and DJs. Winner of the best costume each night will receive a $50 food and beverage credit plus entry into the grand prize contest for a one-night stay at Noelle and a $100 food and beverage credit. There is a $10 cover charge and space is extremely limited.
A Halloween Event
The Dive Motel | East Nashville
The Dive Motel presents: A Halloween Event on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Guests can enjoy a night swim, drink specials, costume contest, and performances by John Stamps and Spice J.
Halloween at Joyland
Joyland | East Nashville
Celebrate Halloween at Joyland on Saturday, October 31, 2020! The all-day event will include free Halloween candy hand pies for the first 100 orders and a costume photo contest (use the hashtag #JumpForJoyland and post a photo with your hand pie). The winner gets to create Joyland’s next milkshake flavor with Chef Sean Brock!
Fable Lounge’s Costume Contest
Fable Lounge | West End
Fable Lounge’s Halloween Costume Competition is Saturday, October 31, 2020. The costume presentation and judging will begin at 8:30pm and the winners will be announced at 10:00pm. Costume categories include the best couple, scariest, most funny, and more! Specialty cocktails and bites are available for purchase. Reservations are highly recommended.
Select bars | Downtown
Crawl-o-ween is Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at eight select bars along second avenue. The bar crawl will include games, costume contests, favors, prizes, ghost stories, and drink specials. Tickets are $20. This event is 21 and over only.
Halloween Bash at Walden
Walden Bar | East Nashville
Halloween Bash at Walden Bar is Saturday, October 31, 2020, starting at 7:30pm. This event will include a free photo booth, a specialized Halloween cocktail menu, and a tarot card reader. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
Fright Light (Family-Friendly)
Adventure Science Center | Wedgewood-Houston
Fright Light Halloween Laser Show is taking place on select times from Thursday to Saturday, October 29-31, 2020, at Adventure Science Center. The family-friendly cosmic concert is a 40-minute laser show featuring Halloween rock hits like “Thriller” and “Ghostbusters.” Tickets for Fright Light are $9 for adults and $8 for youth ages two to 12.
Laser Stranger Things
Adventure Science Center | Wedgewood-Houston
Laser Stranger Things is Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 6:15pm at Adventure Science Center. Listen to songs featured in Stranger Things set to a captivating laser show. The show is 41 minutes and is recommended for ages 10 and up. Tickets are $9 for adults and $8 for youth ages two to 12.
Madison – $19.99+ – opens September 4
Dead Land Scream Park
Lebanon – $5 to $50 – opens September 18
Devil’s Dungeon Haunted House
East Nashville – $15 to $40 – opens September 26
Haunted Hell Nashville
Antioch – $15 to $40 – opens September 20
Millers Thrillers Haunted Woods
Columbia – $10 to $35 – opens October 3