Where to spend your Halloweekend in Pittsburgh

Friday, October 26th

Dusk Till Dawn

10:00PM-2:00AM | Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Metro Mix DJ, John Hohman, will be spinning the ones and two’s to your favorite songs from years past to today. Come dressed to kill, as prizes will be awarded to the best costume!

Halloween Costume Party

8:00PM-2:00AM | Burn by Rocky Patel
Head to Burn by Rocky Patel for a apooktacular time! Come dressed in your Halloween best and participate in their costume contest for your chance to win a special prize!
This event is free to the public.

80s Halloween Party

9:00PM-2:00AM | Belvedere’s
Belvedere’s in Lawrenceville is celebrating Halloween 80s style! Dress up… or don’t… but no really do! There are no costume categories but they’ll be picking people out and giving them some of that belvy money for the sick costumes.

Howl at the Moon Halloween

5:00PM-2:00AM | Howl at the Moon
Have a ghoulish time at Howl at the Moon this Halloween! Their annual party is happening on October 26th with drink specials, games and – everyone’s favorite – a costume contest with cash prizes for the best costumes!


Saturday, October 27th

Spooktacular Soiree

7:00PM-12:00AM | Union Standard
Come dressed in your Halloween best and celebrate the spooky season with Union Standard! Each ticket will include a welcome cocktail, two drink tickets, creepy creations from Chef Derek Stevens, live music and fun and frightful activities. Tons of prizes, giveaways, and fun times! Plus, the creators of the award winning Enter the Imaginarium have cooked up a delicious buffet of puzzles, games, and sleuthing. Players must use wits and cunning to thwart an impending crime. Can you solve the “who”, “how”, and “where” to reveal “why”?

Night of the Living

8:00PM-2:00AM | Steel Cactus
Get wild & weird at Steel Cactus South Side for their annual Halloween Celebration! There will be DJ & Dancing all night and drink specials such as $2.75 Miller Lite, $3 Smirnoff Drinks, and $4 Smirnoff Bombs.

11th Hour Halloween Bash

5:00-11:00PM | 11th Hour Brewing
11th Hour Brewing Co. wants you to make their taproom one of your stops as you hit the city for Halloween! There will be a costume contest at 9:30pm with cash prizes!

2018 Wicked Halloween Party

9:00PM-12:00AM | Tequila Cowboy
Your Halloween party plans are set! Head to Tequila Cowboy, along with Redd’s Wicked & Star 100.7 on October 27th for a Halloween costume party! Admission is free and there will be tons of giveaways and prizes including $500 cash prize for best costume. Winner will be announced at 11pm!

Oktoberfest at FG

11:00AM-4:00PM | Federal Galley
Head to Federal Galley to celebrate Oktoberfest in their beer garden! Your $25 ticket includes a limited-edition Beer Stein and 2 fills from their 25 taps. Limited quantities available, reserve yours today!

Fright Up Night

5:00-10:00PM | Market Square
Twelve parties, one terrifyingly fun night! Party like a zombie at Downtown’s second annual spine-tingling Fright Up Night. Presented by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, in partnership with The ScareHouse, Fright Up Night will leave the Golden Triangle crawling with creepy creative cocktails, cuisine, and creatures of the night.
The event is centered around Zombie Wrestling and the final Saturday Night Market in Market Square, but there are plenty of partners offering chilling activities throughout the evening!

Il Tetto Halloween

8:00PM-2:00AM | Sienna Mercato
Celebrate Halloween on Sienna Mercato’s Rooftop! There will be a costume contest with prizes, Modelo specials, spooky snacks, and creepy cocktails!

Nightmare in the Square Halloween Party

8:00PM-2:00AM | Buckhead’s Saloon
Don’t miss Buckhead’s Halloween Party in Station Square! Enter into a $500 costume contest, enjoy live entertainment, and take advantage of drink specials such as $4 fireball shots & ice luge, $3 Miller Lite pints and $5 Bombs.

Nightmare on Carson Street

2:00-10:00PM | East Carson Street
Bust out your best costume and get ready for a spooktacular party like no other this season. The official Nightmare on Carson Street celebrates the scariest time of the year with thousands of your closest friends!

Halloween Booze Cruise

10:00PM-1:00AM | Pittsburgh Luxury Cruises
Come aboard a Fantasy yacht for some Halloween fun!
Your $49.99 price includes: 1 hour docked cocktail hour followed by 2 hour cruise on their fully decorated Fantasy yacht. You’ll also get to enjoy desserts, 2 drinks per person, and cash bar for duration of event. There will be a costume contest with cash prizes for Sexiest, Scariest, Best Single and Best Group costume!

Heathen Halloween Pig Roast

6:00-10:00PM | Spork Pit
Head to Spork Pit on October 27th for their first annual Heathen Halloween Party. They’ll  be roasting a pig from Serenity Hill Farm and serving up delicious local beers, wine, and draft cocktails. Tunes will be provided by DJ bird. They’ll also be holding a costume contest with prizes for first, second, and third place. Winners will be announced at 9pm.
Tickets cost $55 and include roast pig, mac & cheese, greens, two adult beverages, and a swag bag for the first fifty arrivals. Cash bar available for additional libations.

96.1 KISS Halloween Party

6:00-11:00PM | Stage AE
Stop by Stage AE for the 96.1 KISS Halloween Party featuring Sabrina Carpenter with Aj Mitchell on Saturday, October 27th! Tickets are $28 in advance or $30 day of show. Doors open at 6:30!

5801 Halloween Party

8:00PM-2:00AM | 5801 Video Lounge & Cafe
Join 5801 as they have a frightfully good time celebrating the Addams Family and Halloween on Saturday, October 27th. Come enjoy the decorations, costumes, and your friends at 5801! There will be drink specials, and prizes for the best costume at midnight.

A Mad Scientist’s Hal-LOU-Ween

11:00PM-2:00AM | Bar Louie North Shore
It’s time to bust out your beakers and your test tubes! Come concoct your own creation with Bar Louie’s Mad Scientist Hal-LOU-Ween bash on Saturday October 27th. They’ll be conducting boundary crossing experiments with a specialty drink all day long including: $8 Vampire’s Essence!


For Kids

Halloween Happenings at Phipps

Friday, October 26 | 4:00-8:00PM
When you feel a chill in the air and see pumpkins everywhere, you know it’s almost Halloween — and Phipps’ spook-tacular gardens are the perfect place for your family to celebrate! Ghosts and goblins of all ages can come to the Conservatory in costume for a day of festive activities, all free with regular admission. Their youngest ghoulish guests are also invited to sink their teeth into healthy and delicious snacks, delight at wickedly carved pumpkins and pot their very own creepy plants. There will be kid-friendly entertainment throughout the event.


Saturday, October 27 & Sunday, October 28 | 10:00AM-3:00PM
ZooBoo is the Pittsburgh Zoo’s kid-friendly Halloween event occurring throughout the Zoo during the last two weekends in October. Activities include not-so-scary haunt spots, creepy crafts at Casper’s Craft Corner, a children’s hay maze, and a Halloween parade and costume contest. Be wowed with magic, meet your favorite characters, and show off your dance moves. You’ll also be able to Trick-or-treat in the Zoo, collecting treats and supporting local businesses at this daytime family favorite event.

Annual Lawrenceville Kids Halloween Party

Saturday, October 27 | 12:00-4:00PM
It’s the Trick or Treat time of the year! Join Lawrenceville United for one of the neighborhoods longest running traditions- Halloween Party in Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville! There will be music, dancing, pumpkin painting, games, costume contests, and a haunted house. All ghouls, fairies, and friends attending the Halloween Party will receive a free candy bag.

Halloween Walk

Saturday, October 27 | 1:00-3:00PM
Robinson Town Centre’s Annual Halloween Walk will start at HomeGoods and visit the WISH 99.7’s Street Treat Patrol. Receive a free treat bag and snacks, free balloon art and then trick or treat at all of the participating merchants. There will also be face painting in front of Once Upon A Child too! Children 2-12 may participate (must be accompanied by an adult).

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