From 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 Thursday, October 31, 2019, so many events are also happening the weekend before, October 25-27, 2019.
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Nashville Halloween Parties
Hallowed Haunts at Hidden Bar
Hidden Bar at Noelle | Downtown
Hallowed Haunts is taking place from Thursday, October 31, 2019, to Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Hidden Bar at Noelle from 7:00pm to 1:00am each night. Expect a haunted activation, Halloween candy-inspired cocktails, a live DJ starting at 9:00pm, and spooky fun. Admission is free.
L27’s Halloween Freak Show
L27 Rooftop Lounge | SoBro/Downtown
L27 Rooftop Lounge is hosting Freak Show, a creepy carnival-themed Halloween party, on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 8:00pm to 2:00am. There will be music and carnival-inspired entertainment including a tarot card reader, a magician, and a snake lady. You must be in a costume to enter. Light bites and cocktails will be available for purchase. Tickets are $25.
When Hell Freezes Over: Rave to the Grave
Flamingo Cocktail Club | Wedgewood-Houston
When Hell Freezes Over: Rave to the Grave is Thursday, October 31, 2019, starting at 9:00pm at Flamingo Cocktail Club. There will be a dance competition with prizes, a pole dancer, body painting, and booty raving all night. There will also be a live performance by Basside. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
Bar Otaku | The Gulch
Cosplay Halloween is taking place at Bar Otaku on Halloween night, Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Guests can expect a cosplay costume contest at midnight, music by DJ Zak Fox, plus sake bomb and beer specials all night. The costume contest winner will take home $100 in cash! Admission is free.
Halloween Spirited Dinner
Stompin’ Grounds at JW Marriott | Downtown/SoBro
The Halloween Spirited Dinner is Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Stompin’ Grounds inside JW Marriott Nashville. There will be three courses paired with Halloween-themed cocktails. Make sure to walk through the main entrance to see the Nightmare Before Christmas chocolate showpiece made of 250 pounds of chocolate.
Halloween at L.A. Jackson
L.A. Jackson | The Gulch
L.A. Jackson is throwing a rooftop celebration on Halloween night, Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 8:00pm to close. There will be beats by DJ Austin, Tarot card readings, costume contests, decor, and spooky fun. Admission is free and open to the public.
Hawkins Arcade: A Stranger Things Halloween Experience
Headquarters Beercade | Downtown/SoBro
Hawkins Arcade: A Stranger Things Halloween Experience will run from Thursday, October 10, 2019, through Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Headquarters Beercade. Expect installations, special events, and themed food and cocktails.
Dia De Los Diskin Halloween Party
Diskin Cider | Wedgewood-Houston
The Dia De Los Diskin Halloween Party is Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at Diskin Cider. There will be kids pumpkin painting, costume contents for dogs and humans, psychic palm readings, a pie-eating contest, and the Diskin Divas Drag Show. A special Halloween cider will also be released. Admission is free.
Patrick Bateman’s Penthouse
Fairlane Hotel | Downtown
Fairlane Hotel Presents: Patrick Bateman’s Penthouse on Friday and Saturday, November 1-2, 2019, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm each night in the Fairlane Hotels exclusive retro-modern Penthouse. The American Pyscho-themed penthouse will offer an eerie experience for guests. A cash bar will be available, including the featured cocktail, “Hip to Be Square.” Admission is free. RSVP in advance!
Dia De Los Muertos at Saint Anejo
Saint Anejo | The Gulch
Dia De Los Muertos is Friday and Saturday, November 1-2, 2019, all day and night at Saint Anejo in the Gulch. There will be a live DJ Saturday night starting at 7:00pm and a featured cocktail all weekend. Festive attire is encouraged. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over after 9:00pm.
Spooky City Disco Party: Darkside of the Moon Shine
6th & Peabody | SoBro / Downtown
6th & Peabody is hosting Spooky City Disco Part: Darkside of the Moon Shine on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 9:00pm to 12:30am. There will be music by DJ Sparkle City, a custom contest, a dance off, and other spooky surprises. Admission is free.
Hocus Pocus Halloween Party
312 Pizza Company | Germantown
The Hocus Pocus Halloween Party is Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 11:00am to 11:00pm at 312 Pizza Company in Germantown. There will be food and drink specials all day, raffles with prizes every hour from noon to 9:00pm, a visit by the Sanderson Sisters, Hocus Pocus movie trivia, and a costume contest starting at 8:30pm. All ages are welcome. Admission is free.
Chamber of Curiosities
Walden Bar | East Nashville
Chamber of Curiosities is Thursday through Saturday, October 31-November 2, 2019, at Walden Bar. Celebrate Halloween weekend with parties on Thursday and Friday, free tarot readings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm each night, and a Saturday Hocus Pocus brunch. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
Big Hats, Boos and Bandanas
The George Jones | Downtown
Big Hats, Boos and Bandanas is Thursday-Saturday, October 24-26, 2019, and Halloween night, Thursday, October 31, 2019, at The George Jones. There will be a multi-level party each day featuring $5 Starr Hill and Terrapin canned beers and a $10 beer + shot special.
Halloween Nights at Play
Play Dance Bar | Midtown
Play Dance Bar is hosting three nights of Halloween on October 26, October 31, and November 1, 2019. Each night will feature a different Tim Burton-inspired theme, costume contests, drag performances, and more. These events are 18 and over. Tickets range from $15-$25.
Day of the Dead Tequila Festival
The Pavilion East | East Nashville
The Day of the Dead Tequila Festival is Friday, November 1, 2019, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Pavilion East. Sample over two dozen 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 $39 in advance. This event is 21 and over only.
Halloween Cocktail Festival
Liquor Lab | Downtown
Liquor Lab Nashville is hosting the Halloween Cocktail Festival on Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1, 2019, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm each night. There will be over 20 different bartenders creating speciality cocktails, catered food from Hattie B’s, Peg Leg Porker, 5 Points Pizza, and more, live music, ice carving and stamping, a photo studio, and more. Tickets are $95 and all-inclusive. This event is 21 and over only.
…More Halloween Parties & Happenings
- Thursday, October 31, 2019: Trivia on Top Costume Contest at TENN on Top
- Thursday, October 31, 2019: Mystery Dinner & Wine Pairing at City Winery
- Thursday, October 31, 2019: Hip Hop SKaraoke at Bastion
Nashville Halloween Parties
Von Elrod’s | Germantown
Frighteen Ninety Nine, a 90’s Halloween Block Party, is Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 6:00pm to 2:00am at Von Elrod’s. There will be two stages, eight bars, dancing cages, food trucks, a photo booth, giveaways, and a costume contest with $1,000 in cash and prizes. There will be a silent disco and performances The Spazmatics, JR, Lord Helmet, DJ Tanner and Uncle Jesse, Thunderchunk, Freak Daddy, Freak Me, and Kevin Federline. Tickets are $12-$20. This event is 21 and over only.
GURU DISCOUNT: Use promo code GURU for $3 OFF tickets through October 21, 2019!
The Sutler, Rambler, & Melrose Billiards | Melrose
The annual Sell Your Soul Halloween party is at The Sutler, Rambler, & Melrose Billiards on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 7:00pm to 2:00am. There will be live music or DJs in each location, drink specials, a photo booth, multiple bars, giveaways, and a costume contest with $500 in cash and prizes. Tickets are $10-$20. This event is 21 and over only.
GURU DISCOUNT: Use promo code GURU for $3 OFF tickets through October 26, 2019!
Tin Roof, DawgHouse Saloon, TailGate, Two Bits, Live Oak | Demonbreun Hill
Demons on Demonbreun: 10 Year Anniversary, one of Nashville’s largest annual Halloween block parties, is Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 9:00pm to 3:00am. One cover charge of $15 in advance (or $20 at the door) will get you into five bars, including Tin Roof, TailGate Brewery (Music Row), Live Oak, Two Bits, and DawgHouse. There will be bands, DJs, and major costume contests. This event is 21 and over only.
Various bars | Midtown
PubCrawls.com presents the annual HalloWeekend Pub Crawl on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at various Nashville bars. The pub crawl features drink specials and a map-guided bar route to participating venues. Tickets are available online for $13.50. This event is 21 and up.
GURU DISCOUNT: Use promo code GURU to get up to 20% OFF
Diskin Cider | Wedgewood-Houston
The Grand Witches Ball is Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Diskin Cider. Truvy’s Rhinestone Cabaret burlesque show starts at 7:00pm and will feature Halloween numbers all night long. Get out for Diskin Cider’s Second Annual Debauchery and enjoy cider, burlesque, and dancing. Participate in the costume contest for your chance to win a pair of Titans tickets! Admission is free and open to the public.
I Know What You Did Last Halloween
Acme Feed & Seed | Downtown
Acme Feed & Seed is hosting I Know What You Did Last Halloween on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 6:00pm until late night. This scary good throwback party will feature DJs, drink specials, and a costume contest. General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of. VIP tickets are $300-$500. This event is 21 and over only.
Bottomless Bloody Mary Halloween
Woolworth on 5th | Downtown
Start your Halloween off with Bottomless Bloody Marys on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Woolworth on 5th. Enjoy live music during the build-your-own bottomless Bloody Mary bar for $25 a person.
Tavern Halloween Brunch
Tavern | Midtown
Tavern Halloween Brunch is Friday to Sunday, October 25-27, 2019, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Tavern in Midtown. Dress in your spookiest costume and enjoy 2-for-1 brunch libations, festive Halloween music, and a scary-good brunch! Admission is free.
Halloween Ball Y’all
Marathon Music Works | Marathon Village
The Chrome Bar and House of Lux present: Halloween Ball Y’all on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 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 are encouraged to wear costumes or formal wear only. Tickets are $25-$600. This event is 21 and over only.
Nightmare on 3rd Street
City Tap | SoBro / Downtown
City Tap is hosting Nightmare on 3rd Street on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. The Halloween event will take place on the rooftop featuring half-priced drinks and a costume contest. Tickets are $20 and include one complimentary drink and small bites. This event is 21 and over only.
Halloween Broadway Bash
Tin Roof Broadway | Downtown
Tin Roof Broadway is hosting Halloween Broadway Bash on Saturday, October 26, 2019, starting at 10:00am. There will be live music all day and night on both floors, free candy, giveaways, a “Nightmare Before Christmas” themed patio, $7 Murder Margaritas, $3 orange Jello shots, a costume contest, and more. Admission is free.
Late Night Howloween Hang
The Crying Wolf | East Nashville
The Crying Wolf is hosting their annual Late Night Howloween Hang on Saturday, October 26, 2019, starting at 7:00pm. There will be live performances by Doors, Sad Baxter, Pressure Kids, and *repeat repeat. Stick around for the midnight dance party. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $50 each, which include two beverages, a shirt, poster, koozie, and access to the green room to hang with *repeat repeat. Wear your costume! Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
The Ranch at Jackalope | Wedgewood-Houston
Monster Mash, Nashville’s Least Sexy Halloween Party, is at The Ranch at Jackalope Brewing Co. on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 8:00pm to midnight. Expect spooky beers, a haunted brewery, a costume contest, Daddy’s Dogs on site, and a DJ. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
Nashville Halloween concerts
Photo Credit: Here Come the Mummies
Lightning 100’s Annual Halloween Bash with Here Come The Mummies
- Venue: Marathon Music Works
- Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
- Time: 6:30pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
- Tickets: $30
- Ages: All ages
- Venue: 3rd and Lindsley
- Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
- Time: 6:00pm (doors) | 8:00pm (show)
- Tickets: $20
- Ages: All ages
Nightmare at Mercy: Halloween Extravaganza
- Performers: Wick-it the Instigator + Rosetta (a tribute to Tool)
- Venue: Mercy Lounge
- Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
- Time: 8:00pm (doors) | 9:00pm (show)
- Tickets: $15
- Ages: 18+
Season of the Witch: Halloween Show
- Performers: Bbymutha + Starcrawler + Jacuzzi Boys + Kent Osborne + Heat Tape
- Venue: Third Man Records
- Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
- Time: 7:00pm (show)
- Tickets: $25 in advance
- Ages: 18+
- Notes: Attendees must wear a costume
Madison – $29.99+ – opens September 13
Dead Land Scream Park
Lebanon – $10 to $50 – opens September 13
Devil’s Dungeon Haunted House
East Nashville – $15 to $25 – opens September 20
Haunted Hell Nashville
Antioch – $20 to $60 – opens September 20
Millers Thrillers Haunted Woods
Columbia – $5 to $65 – opens September 28