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NW, DC Sam Adams partners with Jerkface Artisanal Jerky to release two special offerings: Sam Adams KMF Grand Cru and Jerkface’s one-time-only Sweet & Sour Jerky! Big Hunt will also be pouring a lineup of limited release sweet & sour Sam Adams to commemorate the pairing.
GEORGETOWN, DC. Collaborating with Elysian Brewing Co. on Tuesday, October 21st at 7pm, FFB will offer up a five course meal that is paired with five of Elysian's fabulous fall brews. Tickets are $65 each and include tax, gratuity, and a swag bag after the dinner.Tickets
NW, DC. The 1st annual Metro Comedy Festival features a FIVE-days competition in Washington DC at the Hyatt Regency Washington Hotel; The Festival is designed for comedians who have less than 10 years of experience in the industry. The idea is to give exposure to the best up and comers - those that truly deserve it. Oct. 22 - 26.Tickets
NW, DC. DC Dead is a Zombie Survival Experience. A team of six recruits will be guided through a zombie-infested building looking for the vaccine for the zombie infection. Armed with Nerf-guns, your team will hunt zombies throughout the entire building. But beware, the zombies are hunting you! Explore the hidden hallways for Fort Fringe, survive the infection, find the cure, and save the city! Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night, Oct. 16—Nov. 9, Lasting 45 minutes an adventure, a group of six will depart every 20 minutes starting at 7PM. The last tour departs at 11PM.Information
NW, DC. Do you wish you could own a cartoon like that or give it to a friend with an argument-ending flourish or use it as an ice-breaker at meetings? Cartoons & Cocktails is your opportunity to make those wishes come true. Come bid on 100+ matted cartoon originals or prints by professionals across the nation and meet other cartoon enthusiasts.Tickets
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are a soulful psychedelic pop band based in Copenhagen/ Denmark. Formed in the summer of 2007 by Mette Lindberg (Vocal) and Lars Iversen (Bass, keys) the band released their debut album 'Fruit' in September 2009 through their own label Small Giants Records and BMG Rights. The album was written, recorded and produced in Lars' small home studio and excellent critical acclaim.Tickets
ARLINGTON, VA. October 6 - 27. Five original plays in ten- to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme District of the Damned and filled with thrills and chills to satisfy your inner ghoul. Plays include Hell is on the Red Line, Magic Cupcakes, The Curious Case of Veronica Pepperpot, The inTell Heart and The Scottish Detective. Tickets $15Tickets
NW, DC. Crime Museum offers one of the scariest Haunted Houses in the DC Metro Area, called Fright at the Museum, beginning October 23rd through November 1st. Tickets must be purchased in advance ($30) and are valid for that date and time only.DETAILS
JESSUP, MD. Bennett’s Curse is celebrating 14 years and launching 2 NEW Attractions this season. Their new “Medieval Underworld” attraction and an evolution of the 3D haunted house-- the new “Inferno in 3D”, a groundbreaking new concept, that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! And, a crowd favorite year after year, the mind-bending “Sanctuary of Insanity” has just been taken to the next level.
Spend an evening in style at NoMa’s new landmark destination - Elevation at Washington Gateway. Join us for a complimentary evening featuring food and drink from DC’s top chefs, premier mixologists, and award winning local craft brewery Atlas Brew Works. Enjoy spectacular views of the Capitol as you groove to the sounds of the DJ on the rooftop and take in all that this amazing property has to offer.RSVP
NW, DC. Join us for the 5th edition of CAN I KICK IT?, where we'll be screening the classic Martial Arts films "8 Diagram Pole Fighter" and "Ong Bak" / DJ 2-Tone Jones creates a live soundtrack to movie spinning classic hip-hop , soul, and rock while you enjoy $5 Heineken.Tickets
First observed in the United States during 1984 (although many people incorrectly claim it was 1987), October was designated as National Pizza Month by Gerry Durnell, the founder of Pizza Today magazine, who chose that month because the first issue of his magazine debuted in October of that year.Information
Fashion trucks, product sampling, demonstrations and more. Join us at this one-of-a-kind beauty and glamour extravaganza!
Join us for an afternoon of fun and games. Farmer’s Market, music, exercise classes, running clinic, interactive art activity, life-sized chess, corn hole and more!
Sip, Nosh and Mingle at Downtown Crown, the region’s hottest new dining destination, and raise money for a good cause. THIS Friday, October 24 from 4 to 7 pm. Downtown Crown chefs—from restaurants like Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Coastal Flats, Asia Nine and Ted’s Bulletin—offer tastings of their signature dishes while you enjoy the Dogfish Head Ale Bus, beer garden, live music, photo booth, giveaways and more! Plus, purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some exciting prizes!
ARLINGTON, VA. October 7 - November 9. The charismatic, but completely broke, salesman Elmer Gantry stumbles upon a struggling religious tour, led by pious evangelist Sister Sharon Falconer. Falling for Falconer, Gantry joins the troupe as a preacher and, with a little showmanship and theatrics, transforms the revival into the hottest ticket in town. Tickets $81 - $95Tickets
NW, DC. Friday, October 3 - November 1. “Die! Die! Die!” is WIT’s long-running horror franchise where a cast of teenagers (or, rather, grown adults playing teenagers) find themselves stranded in a location chosen by the audience. Performers channel the likes of famous murdering monsters Jason Vorhees (Friday the 13th) and Michael Myers (Halloween). Accompanied by a spooky soundtrack, players satirically depict over-the-top killings in the vein of the slasher movie genre. In the end, one performer emerges as the killer. Who will be the killer? Who will survive? Maybe no one! The show changes every night. Tickets $12 - $15Tickets
NW, DC. Friday, October 10 - 26. When Daisy Werthan causes a car wreck, her son hires hard-working chauffeur Hoke Colburn to look after her. What begins as a hostile clashing of wills between a stubborn Jewish matriarch and a proud black man evolves into a decades-long friendship as the two navigate Civil Rights-era Atlanta. Tickets $27 - $42.Information
The King of EDM and dubstep himself brings his court of Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites to DC when he headlines two nights at Echo Stage. When the lights go down the dancers, the steppers, and the ravers will congregate to this cathedral of dance and party music. Riding the coattails of his first album Recess, Skrillex brings a huge arsenal of beats, mixes, and crazy sounds to keep the audience raving all night. With five openers over the two nights, it will also be a great chance to see new EDM talent before beholding its royalty. October 24th and 25th, 9pm
SILVER SPRING. MD. The Blood and Guts Run is an all-ages event that encourages participants to fight their way through our unique course by climbing over the Wall of Death, zooming down the Water Slide, and trudging through our Blood Filled Foam! You will be chased by blood squirting zombies as they try to infect you with their blood-filled water guns. Once you cross the finish line, you’ll be rewarded with a custom made T-shirt and finisher medal! You will have access to entertainment, food trucks, and wild costume competitions.Details
An afternoon on the rooftop patio turned in to carnival site filled with carnie performers, free games, lots of prizes, 10 New Belgium staples and rarities on tap (all $5), and carnie food all to please your inner child love of whimsy and fun.
Ghosts and goblins and ghouls, oh my! If you thought you knew Alexandria, then think again because it’s haunted and you can find out how for yourself as On Tap Magazine and Widmer Brothers take to the streets for a Haunted Halloween Hunt to raise money for King Street Cats.
ARLINGTON, VA. Start from either Metro: Ballston, Clarendon or Courthouse. Come celebrate the year’s most frightful holiday, dress in your favorite Halloween costume, and enjoy specials from your favorite bars and restaurant. Prizes will be awarded for the best Halloween costumes! Registration bars include: Clarendon Grill, Hard Times Cafe, Green Turtle, First Down Sports Bar & Grill, and Velocity 5 (Social Haus).Tickets
NW, DC. The East Coast’s largest roaming costume party returns, as the 15th annual, Nightmare on M Street Halloween Bar Tour takes over DC on Saturday, Oct. 25th! Featuring over 30 DC area bars, $2 Coors Lights, $3 Blue Moons and $4 Bacardi drinks. No cover all night long. Go Party!TICKETS
TYSONS CORNER, DC. The glitz, glamour and allure of competitive ballroom dancing is coming to the DMV for DC's Dancing Stars Gala on Saturday, October 25. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the Ritz Carlton in Tyson’s Corner will host the first annual black-tie dancing challenge. Executive Director Susannah Moss and Fred Astaire Fairfax Studio co-owners and Gala co-Chairs Maria Coakley David and Jim David will bring together notable Washingtonian VIPs to help raise thousands of dollars in support of local charities. Ritz Carlton, Tyson’s Corner.Tickets
"Let's Make Childhood Magic!" A fundraiser to support SCAN's child abuse prevention programs across Northern Virginia.
ROCKVILLE, MD. Join Tower Oaks Lodge on Saturday, October 25th at 10 pm for a frighteningly good time. Drink Specials, DJ, Spooky Bar Treats and a Costume Contest. First, second and third place prizes.
NW, DC. Get ready for the East Coast’s largest roaming costume party, as the 14th annual, Nightmare on M Street Halloween Bar Tour takes over DC…ENJOY: 33 Dupont Area Bars, $2 Coors Lights, $3 Blue Moons, $4 Bacardi Drinks, $4 Monster Energy, Various Food & Shot Specials, Costume Contests at McFadden’s & Exchange and No Cover All Night Long.Details
This R&B crooner has been a presence in the pop and hip-hop world for almost a decade. As a young songwriter, Ne-Yo helped pen big hits by artists like Mario and since then he’s only continued to grow his list of solo and collaborative hits – the biggest being Pitbull’s “Give Me Everything.” Now touring with his new album Non Fiction, Ne-Yo is sure to bring a mix of the big hits and his hot, fresh material. Come to watch the hit parade keep rolling.
Prepare to be talked dirty to and to wiggle, as Jason Derulo takes the Fillmore Silver Spring to “The Other Side.” The pop heart throb has been blowing up the Billboard pop charts for over two years with hits like “Whatcha Say” and “Ridin Solo” but got launched into star status with his chart breakers “Talk Dirty” and “Wiggle.” Derulo brings the songs and the dance moves and he will worm his way into your ears and those abs into your mind’s eye.
NW, DC. How digitally savvy are you? Can you spot the difference between Lo-Fi and Hudson from a mile away? Are you always the first of your friends to share videos and articles right before they go viral? Tweet with the speed of an over-caffeinated tween? Test your digital prowess with Digital District!.Tickets
DUPONT CIRCLE, DC. Celebrate Halloween the creative way! Day of the Dead is a unique Mexican holiday that commemorates loved ones who have passed away. Held annually on November 1st, Day of the Dead is celebrated with bright, bold and flamboyant art work such as sugar skulls, used as gift offerings for the dead. Jam with us for a deathly good time while you create your very own bright and colorful sugar skull painting.Tickets
NW, DC. What if, unbeknownst to you, someone—or something—was controlling your behavior for its own nefarious ends? This nightmare scenario gets acted out over and over across the natural world, from insects to fish—even mammals—as mind-sucking parasites compel their hosts to nurture and protect them. Dress as a zombie for a chance to win a prize. Tickets start at $24Tickets
NW, DC. Head to a low key Halloween for a Pumpkin Beer Tap Takeover on Oct.31 starts at 4 pm until the kegs are dry. During the usual Happy Hour from 4:00 to 7:00, all draft beer - including the pumpkins - will be $4, and $7 after 7:00. Enjoy some fun food specials (TBD) the whole evening with Halloween favorites, like "Hocus Pocus", "Young Frankenstein" & "The Addams Family" on any of their 8 TV's.
FAIRFAX, VA. "It's the most wonderful time of the year - no, not that one, this one! Come celebrate All Hollow's Eve, posessed by your favorite heros on the other side. Imagine Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, and Elvis jamming, while Churchill, Renoir, and Sean Meyers get drunk and argue everything. Or better yet, be there and experience it for yourself. "The Zombies" will be playing. And more. Dress as your favorite diseased genius/artist! Admission is only $5, $3 with costume.Information
DUPONT CIRCLE, DC. A mirage of wispy grey cobwebs seems to coat the street as the light posts flicker. The wind tears through the trees, blowing out the glow from the candles nestled inside warped pumpkins carved out with wicked smiles lining the path ahead. As the moon rises on the night of Halloween, an ominous shadow casts over Dupont Circle. The Nightmare at Dirty Bar has arrived!Tickets
CLARENDON, VA. Lagunitas and Jack Daniel's! Costumes rewarded with a free beer and over $300 in prizes for best costume and raffles through out the night including 2 $50 bar tabs. Also, Lagunitas and JD have prizes throughout the night.Location
NW.DC. Sink your fangs into VAMP IT UP. Vampire-inspired evening at SAX on Halloween night! Dinner from 6 pm to 9 pm. Bottle service is available after midnight.
NW, DC. Halloween costume party, DJ, costume contest with prizes, chocolate fountain, Halloween treasure hunt and cash bar. Tour the 100 room mansion and search for secret doors when you visit! Doors open 8:00 p.m. Party until the wolves howl (at midnight.)Details
NW, DC. Join JOMDC for a night of thrills, chills and dancing! The evening begins with a workshop to learn the iconic choreography inspired by Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Costumes are suggested for participation. The fun-thrilled night will include contests, door prizes and more! Join us for an evening of fun and excitement….if you dare. $25 - $30Tickets
STERLING,VA. 6th Annual MAHALO-WEEN Bash on 10/31 with Yoko Says No provided by Mahalo Cove. LIVE on the main stage with sound & light show. Costume contest at midnight with $$$ cash $$$ prizes. Door prizes and drink specials also provided.
While Halloween maybe fun to get scared, there are so many other ways to celebrate. For a little fear and a whole lot of dancing, swing on over to the Hamilton for their “We'll Scare the Funk Outta You Halloween Bash.” Featuring DC favorite Afrofunk outfit Chopteeth, you should plan to spend most of the night on the dance floor as your groove to their funky blend of new and old. Another Halloween celebration separate from the traditional fair, it is but no less a bad way to spend fright night.
ARLINGTON, VA. Halloween Party at Cowboy Cafe on Friday, October 31st from 8:30 pm to 2 am. Celebrate this year's theme 'Freak Show & Carnies' with drink specials, Jell-O shots, and best costume prize!
If you’re looking to spend your All Hallows Eve a little different, and for it to be a truly memorable night, look no further than Black Cat’s Halloween Circus. In a smorgasbord of performance and visual arts, the Circus will feature slideshows, Burlesque performances, and a full on presentation by three up-and-coming DC groups. From Humble Fire’s indie props to Rocky and the Pressers’ acoustic chops and Jonny Grave’s blend of Americana, these groups bring a nice twist from the standard Halloween fair. It may not be the scarefest you are looking for, but it’s certainly different.
DC. Guests 21 and over enjoy a cash bar all night long. Halloween costumes are encouraged. The cruise also features DJ entertainment and haunting late night views of DC beneath the moon. Enjoy a special Boo Cruise menu with a fun selection of miniature food bites and appetizers, as well as some of our captain's favorites. Departs from Pier 4, Water Street, DCDetails
NW, DC. Huge costume party sponsored by Things To Do DC, costume contest, prizes, DJ, dancing, caricaturist from Frankenstein's Castle. First prize in the costume contest is a trip to the Caribbean. October 31, 2014, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Hard Rock Cafe, 999 E St., NW, DC.Tickets
NW, DC. Halloween Havoc is the party everyone will be talking about throughout the city. The night will feature a 5-hour premium open bar and the best deal in DC. For a limited time only we are offering an early bird special ticket for $75. We only have 200 early bird tickets available! If you wait to purchase your ticket/s, this deal will be gone. Best price in D.C. for Halloween!Tickets
FAIRFAX, VA. Punkin Pint Fright Night with Live music by Paul Lewis at DFH Alehouse Fairfax. Free Punkin Pint Glass with purchase after 9 pm. Chiminea patio area will open that night. Drink Specials: Punkin Martini, Apple Sangria and Bitches Brew. Dogfish Head Merchandise Prizes for Top Three Costumes!
NE, DC. Clockwork Orange Night at The Queen Vic on Friday, Oct. 31 from 9 pm to 3 am, with films, food, drink specials and Clockwork Orange costumes. No cover fee. Lots of fun and a little creepy (but definitely no ultra-violence).
NW, DC. Willow Creek Farm is having a Halloween Party in the Carriage Bar starting at 9 pm on Friday, October 31. They’ll have a DJ, dancing and an adult costume contest with cash prizes.
ARLINGTON, VA. Enjoy Clarendon Grill’s annual "Big Fat Halloween Party" starts at 9 pm on Oct. 31, with the band BLUE LABEL and featuring DJ 2 Nutz, and a costume contest! Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place.
Arlington, VA. In time for Halloween Season... Shaun of the Dead is one of the best zombie flicks AND IT's A COMEDY! IGN Movies has it listed as #21 of all time. Before you kick the bucket - you must see this comedy. If you have already seen it - you must see it again...Tickets
FAIRFAX, VA. Come to the Patriots Pub & Grill Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 31st starts at 9:30 pm. Enjoy the atmosphere with Karaoke and Costume Contest. 1st Place wins $100 prize. 2nd Place wins $25 gift certificate. 3rd place wins goodie bag!
ALEXANDRIA,VA. Annual Halloween Fiesta at La Tasca Alexandra on Friday October 31st from 10 pm to 2 am. “Haunted Circus / Freak Show” theme with late night food, drink specials, popcorn & candy, and Scorpio DJs. Well feature freak show and haunted circus décor throughout the establishment. Guests are encouraged to come dressed for the theme. Best circus themed costume will win a $100 Gift Card. No cover charge. 21 and over ONLY.
RESTON, VA. Join Clyde's of Reston on Friday, October 31 from 10 pm to 2 am in the Oak Bar for their Halloween and costume contest party, with Drink Specials, DJ and Costume Contest!
NW, DC. Join RFD on 810 7th street NW to celebrate the Halloween night with Turtle Recall at 10 pm. Enjoy the Nightmare Specials of $4 pumpkin & seasonal drafts, $5 all other drafts, $5 specialty cocktails, $4 stoli vodka and $3 red & white house wine.