Halloween 2017: The Things To Do



Halloween is just around the corner and it is being celebrated across the city in different ways and on different days! Check out our list of Halloweenie things to do over the next two weeks.

Friday & Saturday, 10/20-21:

Landmark Society: Ghost Walk 2017

Now in it's 24th year, the Landmark Society's Ghost Walk has returned with tours on Friday and Saturday. This is guided walk following lantern-bearing guides down the dark streets of a historic neighborhood. Tours start at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word. Details!

Saturday, 10/21:

Saturday Night Rewind: Hellraiser

Head to The Little Theatre for the 1987 horror classic, Hellraiser."An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld." Details!


Halloweenprov: The Campfire-ing

Sit back and tense up as the cast of Geva Comedy Improv re-enacts classic tales of terror by the glow of a crackling campfire as they vie for entry into the prestigious "Midnight Society". Your spooky suggestions will determine the glory of their admission or their banishment to the "Circle of Shame".  Details!

Wednesday, 10/25:

Halloween at Lindy Jam

Get dressed up and join Groove Juice Swing for their monthly "Linday Jam". If you're new to swing they have a beginner crash course at 9pm. Don't miss the costume contest either. Details!

Thursday, 10/26:

Night of the Living Wedge Halloween Pub Crawl

"Dress up, bounce around the South Wedge, meet fun people, and win cool stuff. There will be a $100 cash prize for the best costume and raffles for gift certificates and stuff from various South Wedge businesses." Details!

Friday, 10/27:

 Small World Books

Small World Books

Small World Books Halloween Party

"For ONE NIGHT ONLY Small World Books turns into a HAUNTED HOUSE. Prizes for Best Costume, Best Duo or Group Costume, Worst Costume & Most Literary Costume. Haunted art installations and LIVE MUSIC." Details!

Donut Monster Mash at Bxcr!

Boxcar is throwing a “Monster Bash” with exclusive Halloween Donuts, dinner specials and cocktail specials to kick off their brand new alcohol programs. “Costumes not necessary, but cheerfully welcome.” Details!

MAG Museum of the Dead III

Museum of the Dead is back for year 3 at the Memorial Art Gallery. "Come see what’s spooking at MAG as you wander your way through a wondrous night of petrifying fun at Museum of the Dead III". Details!

Saturday, 10/28:

Hart's Halloween Celebration

Enjoy samples, goodies & giveaways as you trick-or-treat around the store (all ages welcome!) from 11am-2pm. They'll have face painting, a Halloween story book reading, and more. Details!

 Makers | Facebook

Makers | Facebook

Unadulterated Overkill: the Halloween Party

Head to Makers Gallery and Studio from "7-till whenever" for this Halloween Party and to enjoy the Unadulterated Overkill art exhibit. Details!

Sunday, 10/29:

3rd Annual Halloween Town

Enjoy College Town from 11am-2pm with trick-or-treating, cider, donuts, games, face painting, a photo booth and more. Details!

Halloween Eve at the Market

Visit the City of Rochester Public Market between 4-7:30pm for some good old fashioned Halloween fun and tradition (including trick-or-treating)—and also to connect community members with our outstanding community organizations. Details!

Monday, 10/30:

Mezcal & Monsters: Halloween at Bitter Honey

If you haven’t been to Bitter Honey yet, here’s the perfect chance to check it out and enjoy jams by DJ Alykhan. Party starts at 9pm. Details!

Tuesday, 10/31:

Spooky Cobblestone Halloween

The Historic Cobblestone house at 1090 Culver Road is having a family-friendly Halloween event. This event will feature candy, games, contests, and fun -- all in the spirit of this "Zombie" property. Drop by before, after, or during trick-or-treating. Details!

 Blackfriars Theatre

Blackfriars Theatre

PUSH Physical Theater's Dracula

PUSH is taking over Blackfriars Theatre through November 12th with a new adaptation of a classic horror story. In his hunt for immortality, Renfield stumbles upon the Amulet of the Vampir, a lost jewel buried in the legend of Dracula, The Master. Caged in a cell and under the watchful eye of The Doctor, Renfield uncovers the secrets of eternal life as a mysterious Maiden arrives at the asylum. As the ties that bind the living and the dead begin to unravel, the lines between heroes and the devil begin to blur.”  Details!

Mullers Halloween Party

Head to Mullers Cider House in your “spookiest getup” and enjoy an evening of drink specials and maybe even some tricks & treats. Party starts at 7:30pm. Details!

Did we miss something? What would you add to the list?! Keep this list growing and add it to the comments below. Happy Halloween!

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