Calling all the witches and warlocks. Grab your broomsticks and fly to the spookiest parties around (not in a graveyard.). Rise from the dead and convene for a weekend of potions and dance parties with the bogeyman. Come in your creepiest get-ups and celebrate the years most hair-raising festivities with this guide to Detroit’s Top 7 Events this Halloween Weekend.
Halloween at the Salon: All you Ghouls and Goblins… head to Halloween at the Salon. Freakish Pleasures does it again! If you’re looking for a true Detroit style party – then well my creepy friends, this is the one. The Salon only opens on rare occasions, and typically for the most hype parties. Don’t miss this one on Oct 26th from 10 pm – 6 am. Tickets are $15 and available at www.eventbrite.com.
Deep sessions: Works Halloween Costume PARTY – THE FREAKS COME OUT AT NIGHT! You know the party doesn’t stop at 2 am at the Works. Diehards and crypt keepers can head to the Deep Sessions: Works Halloween Costume party on Thursday, Oct 25th for an all-night bash from 10pm – 5 am. Entry is $5 before 11 pm and $10 after. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged as there will be a $100 cash prize for the best costume.
DFC Halloween Foundation Hotel: I’m channeling “The Shining,” with this hotel Halloween party. Detroit Foundation hotel does it all, including a bomb ass Halloween party. Saturday, October 27th from 7pm-11pm The Apparatus Room will be transformed into a monster mash with a cash bar, craft cocktails and a live DJ. Dress to impress for this costume contest!
Halloween at Pink Flamingo: It’s will be an eerie night at the Pink Flamingo airstream. Gather under the moonlight for a one-of-a kind Halloween hangout. The community garden will become a spooky place to enjoy cider + donuts and even take a Hayride with Greg from Brother Nature. Come in your best costume as there will be a photo booth to capture your look! Check out the FB event page to get updates on the menu and the full list of activities.
Covenfest IV at Smalls: Covenfest IV at Small’s has a killer lineup of tributes, an amazing silent auction and other bone-chilling fun! This event will feature impersonators and tributes to Beyonce, The Who, Heart, Alice Cooper and Jay-Z. Doors open at 8pm and the suggested donation for entry is $10. All net proceeds will benefit the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center.
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Finally, Detroit has a movie theatre and will be showing the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show throughout the days surrounding Halloween. Each show will feature costume contest of for the best representation of the characters in the movies. Entry is $10 and prop bags available for $6 to ignite the shenanigans.
Monster’s Ball 2018: Every year Live Nation transforms the Fillmore into the Monster’s Ball. This year will feature haunted circus performances including: stilt walkers, aerialists, acrobats, illusionists, fire & freakshow performers, fortune tellers and govana dancers. Detroit’s most dope DJ’s – DJ Cue, DJ Nass and SKYrise will be spinning until 2am. Tickets range from $35-$75 and are available at www.livenation.com
Brockhampton at The Masonic Temple: This might not be in the Trick-or-Treat spirit, but it sure is trill AF. The self-proclaimed boyband is going to set the crowd into a full-on thrash when they hit the stage with their one-of-a kind sound and energy. This group breaks the stereo-types of hip-hop with lyrics that speak to homosexuality in the industry. The show is Oct. 26th from 8pm-11pm and not to be missed.
Justin Martin Set It Off Tour: If you’re looking to boogie down this Saturday, Oct 27th without all the spooky— head to the Magic stick. Justin Martin from the Dirty Bird label will be performing alongside Chuck Flask b2b Andrea Ghita and Dru Ruiz. The show 18+ and goes from 9:30pm-3am. $20 G/A tickets are available at www.ticketweb.com.
It’s Fright Night Ghouls, Keep it Scary
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