Grown-Up Guide to Halloween in Detroit


Grown-Up Guide to Halloween in Detroit

Masquerade galas, costumed concerts, thrilling operas and more! Here’s everything you need to know about the Halloween scene in the D.

Tours After Dark @ Fort Wayne – October 6, 20 & 27
A chance to explore the grounds with storytelling of the legends and tales you won’t hear on their regular tours.

Masquerade Gala @ Masonic Temple – Friday, October 12 & Friday, October 19
Immerse yourself in an elegant masquerade of intoxicating allure with an exclusive and intimate exhibition of Theatre Bizarre’s decadence and delights! Revel in our guided tour through a curated showcase of our most phantasmagoric entertainment, and indulge in a lavish cocktail reception, open bar, and strolling dinner, as we lead the procession through the many transformed floors of Theatre Bizarre – an immersive art installation on a massive scale.

Theatre Bizarre @ Masonic Temple – Saturday, October 13 &  Saturday, October 20
Explore 8 floors of the labyrinthine tower of our completely transformed Masonic Temple to uncover endless curiosities, shows, roaming performers, and unexpected delights around every corner. Embark upon a massive “choose your own adventure”, celebrating the decadent and depraved until the early hours of the morning at an event unlike anything else you’ve ever seen before!

After Dark Zombie Apocalypse @ MI Science Center – Thursday, October 18
Spend the night at the museum for an 21+ party with activities and cocktails.

The Shining @ The Senate Theatre – Saturday, October 20
Jack Torrance becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy, and his son, Danny, who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.

Rocky Horror Picture Show @ Red Dunn Kitchen – Friday, October 26

Every Friday evening, beginning at 8 p.m., Trumbull & Porter Hotel will show a cult classic in their outdoor courtyard and offer popcorn and themed cocktails. Movie admission and parking is FREE! Guests are also encouraged to stop by Red Dunn Kitchen, conveniently located inside the Hotel, for dinner or Happy Hour prior to the film. You can check out their delicious menu here.

Creepy Cheapy @ the Crofoot – Friday, October 26
15 bands on three stages will perform full-on costumed covers of your favorite musicians. You will surely dance your butts off. When you want to have your butt reattached head out to the Patio of the Dead where killer beats will be dropping all night. Stay out there and dance till your butt falls off again, then head back inside to our special Butt Reattachment Station (located at the Main Bar inside each can of PBR).

Monster’s Ball @ The Fillmore – Friday, October 26
The Monster’s Ball at The Fillmore features Metro Detroit’s best DJs, live performers and stage entertainers at this annual event brought to you by Live Nation Detroit, The Social Connection, Elive Entertainment and Tito’s Handmade Vodka!

Halloween Party & Costume Contest @ Detroit Foundation Hotel – Saturday, October 27
It’s that time of year to put together your most amazing costume. We will be hosting a Halloween party and costume contest, and you won’t want to miss our grand prize!!

Halloween at Hogwarts @ Detroit Symphony Orchestra Saturday, October 27
Join the DSO for musical selections from your favorite Harry Potter films and more. Witches, wizards, and even muggles are invited to participate in our annual costume contest and other Spooktacular pre-concert activities!

Garden of Evil @ The Garden Theatre – Saturday, October 27
Join thousands of metro Detroit’s sexiests ghouls and gobins at this can’t miss Halloween party with fortune tellers, Detroit’s best DJs, dancers, entertainers and plenty of tricks and treats.

Halloween Dinner Adventure @ The Whitney – October 28 & 30
Enjoy a 5 course dinner with selected spirits, then embark on four unique experiences… Paranormal and Historical estate tours, our musical “Haunting of Broadway” and a special session with a uniquely creepy guest entertainer. Ticket price is all inclusive: Tax, Gratuity and Valet are included. this event is strictly 21 and over.

Don’t miss your guide to haunted house horrors here


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