All the Spooky Halloween Events Happening in Cleveland This Year


  • Photo by Emmanuel Wallace
We know that the number of parties to choose from around any holiday can get overwhelming, especially for one as spooky and sexy as Halloween. So we’ve gathered up all the Cleveland parties we could find for that hallowed week to make your life a little bit easier. Here they are, in order by date:

Friday, Oct. 25
7th Annual Costumes and Cocktails for a Cause
7 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
This year’s cause is SuperHeroes to Kids. There will be food, endless beer and wine, raffles and a costume contest.

Supportive Network Society Presents “A Killer Halloween Party”
8 p.m.- 1 a.m.
9900 Denison Ave.
This dance party promises “chills and thrills.”

MoCA’s Annual Halloween Party: Silent Disco: Alter/Ego
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art
Channel your alter-ego or dress as both sides as two DJs compete for your attention, and you compete for prizes.

16th Annual Halloween Charity Ball
8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Tangier Restaurant & Cabaret
This year’s charities are The Blick Center and Summit Liberty Home. Dance for a cause and win cash prizes for your costume. Visit the event page for ticket details.

Disco of the Dead 2019
Agora Theater & Ballroom
$30 ADV/$40 DOS
Two stages are set to host a variety of artists. You’ll dance until you drop.

Halloween Party with the Undercover Band
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Collision Bend Brewing Co.
Beer, live music, and costumes are the recipe for a great time.

BOOS & Booze Halloween Bash 2019
8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Play Arcade + Kitchen
Vybe Entertainment will spin the soundtrack to your night full of games, door giveaways, and drink specials. Win up to $500 in the costume contest.

Saturday, October 26
Halloween Jam
 8 p.m.- 1 a.m.
Fraternal Order of Police, 2249 Payne Avenue
Top Shelf liquor is included with the price of admission, and DJ HAZ MATT of 93.1 will be on the turntables. Food is available for purchase.

Halloween Bar Crawl
 4 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Dive Bar
This crawl offers at least two drinks, 10+ venues, two after-parties, and two costume contests. Start on the east or west side of Cleveland.

Adult Trick-or-Treat Costume Bar Crawl
 6-11 p.m.
Flats East Bank
$15 ADV/$25 DOS
Collect candy along West 10th St. and Old River Rd. and earn admission to the Adult costume contest. All proceeds support H.E.L.P., a nonprofit organization devoted to developing a pathway for children living in rural regions of Africa.

Wild Eagle Saloon Heaven and Hell Halloween Bash
8 p.m.- 2 a.m.
Wild Eagle Saloon
Dress as sinner or come as a saint and win up to $1000 in the costume contest. Click the link to register and secure your place in heaven (or hell).

Halloween Cabaret Fundraiser
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
4450 Cedar Ave.
$10 ADV/$15 DOS
This event is to benefit the Phillis Wheatley Association. Win prizes through the raffle or the costume contest.

Uptown “Upside Down” Halloween Bash
 7-11:59 p.m.
Toby’s Plaza
If you’re looking for a free and fun Halloween fest, this is the event for you. Activities include fortune tellers, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, horror movies, pumpkin carving, and, of course, a dance party.

Halloween Party
7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Cleveland Association of the Deaf, 10416 Lorain Ave.
Hosted by the Cleveland Association of the Deaf. There will be snacks and a costume contest.

Halloween Party with That 80’s Band
8 p.m.- 2 a.m.
The Brothers Lounge
Live music and a contest for the three best costumes.

Halloween Party at Hammer’s
8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Hammer’s Barn & Grill
Featuring the band Third Monkey. There will be prizes.

Punch Bowl Social Halloween Party
 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Punch Bowl Social
Come to experience the carnival of Halloween horrors, costumes and spookily good punch.

SEXY Halloween 2019
9 p.m.-4 a.m.
Club Eros
For couples or single ladies. You must also purchase a membership.

3rd Annual CYM/UAYA Halloween Party
 7 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Club Odessa
Food is provided. Just wear a costume.

Beachland Annual Halloween Cover Show & Costume Contest
8 p.m.
Beachland Ballroom
$8 ADV/$12 DOS
This is an all-ages show for fans of bands like The Black Crowes, Weezer, and No Doubt. Visit the event page for a full list.

Sunday, October 27
Trick or Tea at the Ritz-Carlton
Oct. 27 1-3 p.m.
Cleveland Ritz-Carlton
Designed for young guests and families, there will be a balloon artist, face paint, and pumpkin decorating. The Ritz-Carlton is collaborating with Coats for Kids for this event, so feel free to bring any winter gear your kids have grown out of.

'80s Baby Costume Party
10 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Dress up in your best '80s or '90s gear and dance while DJ Steph Floss spins.

Wednesday, Oct. 30
Halloween Happy Hour to Benefit the United Way
Oct. 30 4:30-7 p.m.
Masthead Brewing Co.
The costume contest begins at 5:30. All proceeds go to the United Way. We can cheers to that.

Thursday, October 31 – Actual Halloween!
Halloween with Oozing Wound/Pillärs/Swindlella
8:30-11:30 p.m.
The Happy Dog
$8 ADV/$10 DOS
It wouldn’t be a Halloween party without a costume contest. First prize receives a $50 Happy Dog gift card.

Halloween & Oates '80s Dance Party
8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Academy Tavern on Larchmere
Another '80s-themed dance party, this time with DJ D-Rock. You can also get your tarot cards read.

Healthier Halloween Party at UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children
3-6 p.m.
5805 Euclid Ave.
Themed crafts, recipes, a treat station, healthy samples and more will haunt the Rainbow Center this Halloween.

Halloween Masquerade Carnivale
7 p.m.- 1 a.m.
La Dolce Vita
This party promises to be a creepy celebration of Italian masquerade and debauchery, with film projections, live performance and more. Masks are required.

CODA Halloween '19 featuring Oregon Space Trail of Doom, King Buu and Buzz Balldrin
8 p.m.
Come to witness a slew of Cleveland's doom-filled garage bands.

Halloween With Occidental Gypsy
8 p.m.
Bop Stop
This internationally-acclaimed quintet combines gypsy music, jazz, and folk music to create a complex acoustic sound with swing-era vocals. Feel free to wear your costume.

Special Halloween Show With John 5, Jared James Nichols and Reverend Jack
8 p.m.
The Winchester
Mr. John 5 is a fucking shredder, according to Rob Zombie, anyway. He’s played with a large number of bands like Alice Cooper, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Marilyn Manson. It’ll definitely be a spooky show.

Multiple Dates
“Double Header” Halloween Party with Disco Inferno (Oct. 25) and Tricky Dick (Oct. 26)
Doors at 7 p.m., bands on at 9 p.m. both nights
$10 presale
Food, drink and VIP tickets are available. There will be prizes for the sexiest, scariest, and best overall costumes.

Oct. 25 10 p.m.-Oct 31 11 p.m.
Twist Social Club
With a Glow Party on Oct. 25 and a costume contest with DJ Mike Filly on Oct. 26, the Twist Social Club wants to start your Halloweek off right.

Egyptian Halloween Party
Oct. 30 and 31 2:30-5:30 p.m.
African American Museum of Cleveland
Dress up for an afternoon celebration of Egyptian heritage at the AAMC. Families are welcome.

The Weekend After
Halloween Party with RadioActive Band
Nov. 1 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Collision Bend Brewing Co.
Live music and good beer form a great combination to cure your Halloween hangover.

International Halloween Party
Nov. 2 10 p.m.- 2:30 a.m.
True Cocktails - Bites
Don’t get rid of your costume yet – this event says it will be the “naughtiest, bloodiest” Halloween party of the year, even if it is after actual Halloween. Make sure to bring a valid ID.

For photos from last year's fun Cleveland events, head here or here.

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