Nashville Halloween Guide

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halloween-guide-2014From Halloween parties to concerts 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 celebrations. This year Halloween falls on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, so a lot of events are happening the weekend before, October 26-27, 2018.

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Nashville Halloween Parties

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018

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Night of the Living Legends

The George Jones | Downtown

Night of the Living Legends is taking place Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, and Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at The George Jones in downtown Nashville. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite legends. Each night there will be select beer and shot specials for $10. Admission is free.

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Day of the Dead Tequila Festival

The Pavilion East | East Nashville

The Day of the Dead Tequila Festival is Friday, October 26, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Pavilion East. Sample 15 tequilas while you listen to music by some of Nashville’s finest DJs. Tacos from Las Palmas will be for sale, along with additional drinks at the cash bar. Tickets are $34 in advance. This event is 21 and over only.

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Halloween Ball Y’all

Marathon Music Works | Marathon Village

The Chrome Bar and Music City Burlesque present: Halloween Ball Y’all on Friday, October 26, 2018, at Marathon Music Works. Doors open at 8:00pm. Expect live music, aerial and dance performances, a costume contest, a photo booth, and more. Guests must wear costumes or formal wear only. Tickets are $25-$400. This event is 21 and over only.

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Chamber of Curiosities

Walden | East Nashville

Walden in East Nashville is hosting The Chamber of Curiosities on Friday, October 26, 2018, starting at 7:00pm. Dress as your alter ego and enjoy specialty cocktails from Hendrick’s Gin and free tarot readings by Goddess & The Moon from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. This event is free and 21 and over.

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Tànsuŏ’s Disco is Dead Party

Tànsuŏ | The Gulch / North Gulch

Tànsuŏ is hosting a “Disco is Dead” Halloween Night Market Party on Friday, October 26, 2018, from 10:00pm to 1:00am. Attendees can expect complimentary dim sum, a live DJ, cash bar, and spooky surprises. Admission is free. No tickets or reservations required!

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018

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Demons on Demonbreun 9

Tin Roof, Two Bits, DawgHouse, The Old Line, Frisky Frogs | Demonbreun Hill

Demons on Demonbreun 9, Nashville’s largest annual Halloween block party, is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00pm to 3:00am. One cover charge of $15 (in advance) will get you into five bars including Tin Roof, Two Bits, DawgHouse, The Old Line, and Frisky Frogs. There will be two bands and four DJs as well as a costume contest with a $500 cash prize at each bar. This event is 21 and over only.

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Disco is Dead at Acme

Acme Feed & Seed | Downtown

Acme Feed & Seed is hosting Disco is Dead on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 6:00pm until late night. The first floor will feature music by Music City Toppers and Sparkle City Disco, and the third floor will feature DJ Sister Sprouse. A limited quantity of advance tickets are for sale for $15. VIP booths are also available for $240-$320.

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Halloweekend Pub Crawl

Various bars | Midtown

PubCrawls.com presents Halloweekend Pub Crawl on Saturday, October 27, 2018, starting at 4:00pm in Midtown. The pub crawl features drink specials and a map-guided bar route to participating venues, including Winners, Losers, DawgHouse Saloon, Red Door Saloon, and more. Tickets are available online for $11.50. This event is 21 and up.

Use promo code GURU for 25% OFF tickets! 

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Halloween Masquerade & Costume Ball at The Standard

The Standard | Downtown

The 5th annual Halloween Masquerade at The Standard is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Dress in your best Masquerade costume and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. DJ Bryant D will keep the night alive, and fire twirler AnnaLee Noir will provide hot entertainment. There will also be a cigar bar, gift bags, and more. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $35 for two general admission tickets. This event is 21 and over only.

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Red Rum Revue: Haunted Burlesque Show

Woolworth on 5th | Downtown

The Red Rum Revue: Haunted Burlesque Show featuring Cooper & The Jam and DJ Case Bloom is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 8:00pm to 2:00am at Woolworth on 5th’s New Era Ballroom. There will be a haunted burlesque show inspired by The Shining, drink specials, and a photo booth. General admission is $20 and VIP tables for four are $150. The event is 21 and and over only.

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Sell Your Soul

The Sutler | Melrose

The annual Sell Your Soul Halloween party is at The Sutler on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 7:00pm to 2:00am. The Sutler String Band will perform from 7:00pm to 11:00pm and Sego Genesis will perform from 11:00pm to 2:00am. There will be a costume contest at midnight, and the winner gets two free roundtrip tickets courtesy of Southwest. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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Debauchery at Diskin Cider

Diskin Cider | Wedgewood-Houston

Debauchery at Diskin Cider is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Diskin Cider in Wedgewood-Houston. The event will feature live burlesque by Truvy’s Rhinestone Cabaret, a fire dancer, an aerialist, cider, libations, and bites. Admission is free and 21 and over only. Costumes are highly encouraged.

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Deadquarters: A Post-Apocalyptic Playground

Headquarters Beercade 

Deadquarters: A Post-Apocalyptic Playground is Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Headquarters Beercade starting at 9:00pm. The party will feature spooky decor, specialty-themed cocktails, and one of Nashville’s largest costume contests with cash prizes of $250-$750. You must be present at 9:00pm to win. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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Broadway Boo Bash

Tin Roof Broadway | Downtown

Tin Roof Broadway is hosting Broadway Boo Bash on Saturday, October 27, 2018, starting at 9:30pm. There will be a costume contest with prizes from $40-$300. DJ Danny Lewis will provide music. Admission is free.  

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Dead Disco

The Back Corner |Germantown

The Back Corner is hosting Dead Disco on Saturday, October 27, 2018, starting at 8:00pm. The Halloween party will feature Marquee Mayfield, DJ Tilow, and Quiet Entertainer, plus a costume contest, drink specials, and photo booth. This event is 21 and over. Admission is $20-$30.

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5th Annual Late Night HOWLoween Hang

Crying Wolf |East Nashville

The 5th annual Late Night HOWLoween Hang is Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00pm to 2:00am at the Crying Wolf. The free event features live music by *repeat repeat and Bad Culture. VIP tickets are also available for $30, which include guaranteed entry, four complimentary beers from Wild Heaven, a screen-printed poster, a trick-or-treat bag, and green room access (hang with the band!). Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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Monster Mash: Nashville’s Least Sexy Halloween Party

The Ranch at Jackalope | Wedgewood-Houston

Get ready for Monster Mash: Nashville’s Least Sexy Halloween Party at The Ranch at Jackalope on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00pm to midnight. Expect spooky beers, beer cocktails, and a costume contest with prizes for least sexy costume, most sexy costume, and best Jackalope beer-themed costume. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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3rd Anniversary Halloween Party

Smith & Lentz |East Nashville

Smith & Lentz is celebrating three years in East Nashville on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The all-day celebration kicks off with the tapping of a special three-year IPA at noon. There will be free candy all day, a dance party starting at 8:00pm featuring The Vinyl Cats, and a costume contest at 10:00pm with prizes for Best Individual Costume and Best Couple Costume. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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Disco Daze: Halloween Day Party

Flamingo Cocktail Club | Wedgewood-Houston

Social Society presents Disco Daze: Halloween Day Party at Flamingo Cocktail Club on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. DJ Majik and DJ Svnny D are curating the tunes for the Halloween day bash. Expect to hear hip hop, R&B, old school, and reggae. Wear your best 70s getup. Tickets are $10 in advance. Tables and sections are also available for reservation. This event is 21 and over only.

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Party All Day, Spooky All Night

Germantown Depot | Germantown

Make your way to Germantown Depot for Party All Day, Spooky All Night, a Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 11:00am to 11:00pm. Expect fun in the beer garden, a DJ starting at 7:00pm, and a costume contest at 9:00pm. Admission is free. This a 21 and over event.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 (Halloween Night)

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Halloween at True Music Room

True Music Room at The Cambria Hotel | Downtown

True Music Room at The Cambria Hotel is hosting a Halloween party on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. The Aquaducks will perform from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and DJ Jerry Pentecost will perform from 9:00pm to 11:00pm. There will be a huge costume contest with a grand prize of two lower-level tickets to Metallica and an overnight stay at The Cambria Hotel. There will also be drink specials and other spooky fun. The event is sponsored by Fireball and Crystal Head Vodka. Admission is free and 21 and over only.

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Lightning 100’s Fright Night at Riverwood Mansion

Riverwood Mansion | East Nashville

Lightning 100’s Fright Night at Riverwood Mansion is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The event features tasty bites, spooky cocktails, and music courtesy of Lightning 100’s Lt. Dan. Dress in your scariest costume and get ready to dance. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door, and include admission and bites. This event is 21 and over only.

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Halloween at Black Rabbit

Black Rabbit | Downtown

Black Rabbit is hosting Halloween at Black Rabbit, a horror-themed dance party, on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 8:30pm to 12:30am. The event will feature tunes by DJ Majik, two complimentary cocktails, light bites, a costume contest with prizes, and Halloween candy. Tickets are $35. This event is 21 and over only.

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The Munsters Halloween Haunt

House of Cards | Downtown

The Munsters Halloween Haunt is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at House of Cards. Expect fine dining, craft cocktails, and magic by Dan Sperry and more magicians. Butch Patrick, the actor behind the character Eddie Munster, will host the evening. Costumes are encouraged and not subject to the standard dress code. Reservations are required. Call (615) 730-8326 to reserve your table. This event is 21 and over.

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Headquarters Halloween Party

Headquarters Beercade | Downtown/SoBro

Headquarters Beercade’s Halloween Night Party is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, starting at 9:00pm. The party will feature spooky decor, specialty-themed cocktails, DJs spinning all night long, free pinball and arcade games, and a huge costume contest with cash prizes of $100-$500. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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Rosemary’s Baby 2: Haunted House Halloween Party

Rosemary + Beauty Queen | East Nashville

Rosemary’s Baby 2: Haunted House Halloween Party returns in 2018 at Rosemary + Beauty Queen in East Nashville on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 8:00pm to 1:00am. DJs Coach and Rate will perform. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.

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TailGate Halloween Bash

TailGate Brewery Headquarters | West Nashville/Charlotte

TailGate Brewery is hosting a Halloween Bash on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at their headquarters off Charlotte Pike. The free, family-friendly party will feature pumpkin beer, Vampire Slayer pizza, a costume contest, and other festive fun. Admission is free. This event is all ages.

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A Very Scary Spiderberry Halloween Vol. 2

Vinyl Tap | East Nashville

Far Out Nashville & The Spiderberries present: A Very Scary Spiderberry Halloween Volume 2 at Vinyl Tap on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 8:00pm to 1:00am. There will be live music by The Spiderberries, Hard, Abbey Moss & Ben Ricketts, plus Dogfish Head craft beer specials and other spooky fun. Admission is free for anyone wearing a costume. Masks are encouraged. This event is 21 and over only.

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Va Va VAMP II: A Bloodthirsty Burlesque Revue

Rudy’s Jazz Room | The Gulch

Abby Costello presents Va Va VAMP II: A Bloodthirsty Burlesque Revue on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 11:30pm at Rudy’s Jazz Room in the Gulch. The show features burlesque performances by Abby Costello, Patsy Climax, and Schatzi Love, with stage kitten Lavender Tart. Fedora Jones will host. Guests can also expect live music by Brook Sutton’s New Orleans-style jazz band, door prizes, and haunted fun. Vampire attire encouraged. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

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Slay: A Slasher Bash

Play Dance Bar | Midtown

Slay: A Slasher Bash is Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Play Dance Bar. The event will feature a major costume contest, including over $5,000 in cash and prizes for the best 70s, 80s, 90s horror costume, best overall, and best drag. Expect dancing, drag shows, and music all night long. This event is 18 and over.

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Spooky Eat & Drink Options


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Día De Los Muertos

Saint Anejo | The Gulch

Start Halloween off at Saint Anejo, the popular Mexican restaurant in the Gulch. They are hosting Día De Los Muertos on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Dress in your most festive attire and get half-price margarita pitchers and 5-for-3 buckets of beer from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.

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Boos ‘N’ Booze Dinner

Sinema | Melrose

Sinema’s popular monthly dinner event, Chefs Backstage, concludes the 2018 series with a spooky theme: Boos ‘N’ Booze. Make your way to Sinema on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 6:30pm for a six-course dinner and drink pairing prepared by chef Kyle Patterson and guest chef Bethany Halliger from Goo Goo Cluster. Tickets are $115 per person and include a cocktail reception, six courses with drink pairings, tax, and gratuity. This event is 21 and over.

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Tavern Halloween

Tavern | Midtown

Tavern is hosting a Halloween Brunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 26-28, 2018, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Dress in spooky attire, sip 2-for-1 brunch libations, and enjoy brunch classics at this popular Midtown destination. Stop by on Halloween night, October 31, 2018, between 2:00pm and 10:00pm for Halloween jams and 2-for-1 drink specials.

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Día De Los Muertes Tequila Dinner

UP, a rooftop lounge | The Gulch

UP, a rooftop lounge is hosting Día De Los Muertes Tequila Dinner on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. This event will feature a three-course meal with a tequila drink paired with each course. Tickets are $59.99. A portion of the proceeds goes to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. This event is 21 and over only.

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What We Do in the Shadows

The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club | East Nashville

Venture to The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club for What We Do in the Shadows, a special three-drink Halloween menu from Sunday to Wednesday, October 28-31, 2018.

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Nashville Halloween concerts

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018

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Lightning 100’s Annual Paranormal Rocktivity Halloween Bash with The Protomen, Devo 615 Allstars, and ELEL

  • Venue: Marathon Music Works
  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Time: 6:30pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $20 – $45
  • Ages: All ages

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My So-Called Band: 90’s Halloween Party

  • Venue: Cannery Ballroom
  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Time: 8:30pm (doors) | 9:30pm (show)
  • Tickets: $15 – $75
  • Ages: 18 and over

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Guilty Pleasures

  • Venue: Mercy Lounge
  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Time: 8:00pm (doors) | 9:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $18 – $20
  • Ages: 18 and over

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A Nightmare on Woodland Street featuring Wick-It, KDSML, Coach, Rate and Rod Youree

  • Venue: The Basement East
  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Tickets: $10
  • Ages: 21 and over

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Ghostland Observatory + GIBBZ

  • Venue: Mercy Lounge
  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Time: 8:00pm (doors) | 9:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $25 – $27
  • Ages: 18 and over

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018

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Festival of Ghouls: Sarah & The Safeword, Beyond Wings Circus, Wicked Ida Puppetry

  • Venue: Exit / In
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 7:00pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $15
  • Ages: 18 and over

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BOOgie Bash Nash featuring Jarren Blair

  • Venue: 3rd and Lindsley
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 6:00pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $10
  • Ages: All ages

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Halloween with Delta Rae

  • Venue: The Basement
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 7:30pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
  • Tickets: $10
  • Ages: 21 and over

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Smoking Flowers Halloween Fest with The Minks and Blackfoot Gypsies

  • Venue: The 5 Spot
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Ages: 21 and over

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Funkonauts Halloween 2018 with special guest Cleetoris T. Beefowf

  • Venue: The Cobra
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Tickets: Free
  • Ages: 21 and over

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NASHVILLE Haunted Houses & Haunted Woods

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Nashville Nightmare

Madison – $24.99+ – opens September 21 – Get more details.


Nashville Haunted Hayride & Woods

Hermitage – $29.99+ – opens September 28 – Get more details.


Dead Land Scream Park

Lebanon – $5 to $50 – opens September 21 – Get more details.


Devil’s Dungeon Haunted House

East Nashville – $20 to $55 – opens September 15 – Get more details.


Haunted Hell Nashville

Antioch – $20 to $55 – opens September 15 – Get more details.


Millers Thrillers Haunted Woods

Columbia – $5 to $40 – opens September 29 – Get more details.

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