11 Halloween Events Worth Going To In Louisville This Weekend

Friday, Oct. 29

Monster Mash 2021
Waterfront Botanical Gardens
$25 presale, $30 day-of  |  7-11 p.m.
Party with animal lovers with a costume contest, a DJ, a photo booth, mystery bags — all benefitting The Arrow Fund’s pet rescue efforts.

Literally, A Haunted House
Culbertson Mansion, New Albany, Indiana
$15  |  7-11:45 p.m.
A haunted house scare experience at a literal haunted house. This event continues into Saturday.

Ultimate Halloween Fest
Paristown
$20   |  Times vary
Three days of Halloween activities at Paristown: A “Rocky Horror Picture Show” shadow cast production (Friday), a Louisville Crashers show (Saturday) and a “Hocus Pocus” showing (Sunday).”

Saturday, Oct. 30

Halloween Hunt
E.P.  “Tom Sawyer” Park
$5 (cash only)  |  Noon-3 p.m.
A Halloween scavenger hunt for the whole family with a prize treat bag at the end. 

The 4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl
Bardstown Road
$20-$25  |  4 p.m.-midnight
You’re going to hit up all the Bardstown bars anyway; so you might as well do it with two drinks included at each of the five locations — and with the possibility of winning $1,000 in a costume contest.

Samhain
The Raven Irish Pub
No cover  |  4 p.m.
The Raven is celebrating Halloween’s beginnings as Samhain, an ancient festival of the dead, with storytelling, a drum circle and a lighting of the torches.

$1 Belushi Halloween
Zanzabar
$1  |  8:30 p.m.
Nothing’s scarier than the Halloween price tag, which is why Belushi Speedball, Shark Sandwich and Histrionics are playing a $1 show.   

Coat Check Halloween Freak For All
The Whirling Tiger
$10  |  9 p.m.
The Whirling Tiger, formerly Odeon, is opening with a Halloween bash with the “dopest jams, the freshest beer, the craftiest cocktails, a costume contest,” and more!

HELLHOUSE
Art Sanctuary
$20  |  9 p.m.
First held under the Second Street Bridge six years ago, HELLHOUSE and its EDM musicians return.

Midnights at Baxter Presents: ‘Halloween 2’
Baxter Avenue Theaters Filmworks
$8-$10  |  11:55 p.m.
Chill out but still go out with a midnight screening of “Halloween 2” at one of Louisville’s best theaters.

Sunday, Oct. 31

A Saucy Halloween
Zanzabar
$10 presale, $15 day-of  |  8-11 p.m.
A Halloween performance featuring drag queens, burlesque and sideshow performers with tarot card readings on the patio.

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