Who says kids get to have all the fun on Halloween?! Undoubtedly, this coming Monday night is for the little pumpkins as they dress up as their favorite princesses and superheroes and go door-to-door for free candy. But before the teeth-rotting gets underway, ’tis us adults that will play.
Put on your Halloween best and get yourself out to one (or several) of some of the best Halloween parties in town this weekend! Here are 12 Halloween parties sure to make your holiday scary and ghoulish and *insert Halloween adjective here*.
Thursday, October 27th – Saturday, October 30th – 5:00pm-1:00am
The Bar Aquatic with Steve Zissou | Hidden Harbor – Squirrel Hill
The Independent’s sister tiki bar has been turned into the Belafonte for a full week of Zissou-inspired Halloween hijinks. You can expect red-capped bartenders, a 6-foot suspended jaguar shark, Zissou-themed cocktails, and all the Portuguese-language David Bowie covers you could ever want.
Thursday, October 27th – 7:00pm-10:00pm
Halloween at Rock Bottom | Rock Bottom Brewery & Restaurant – The Waterfront
Halloween is anything but normal at Rock Bottom. They will have a screammaster in the house and plan to throw a Halloween celebration you’ll never forget. Plan to be at the party in your best/scariest/most creative costume!
Friday, October 28th – 8:00pm-2:00am
Sidelines Halloween Party | Sidelines Bar & Grill – Millvale
It’s time for the annual Sidelines Halloween Party and all are invited for a ghoulish good time! Sidelines will be running drink specials all night and prizes will be awarded for the best costumes in the house.
Friday, October 28th – 10:00pm-2:00am
Halloween Party & Scary’oke Contest | Caliente Pizza & Draft House – Bloomfield & Mount Lebanon
It’s time to celebrate Halloween…Caliente style! This party will be one for the ages, featuring costumes and a “scary’oke” contest. Grand prizes are up for grabs for Best Costume and Best Scary’oke Singer, awarded by Rogue Brewing. There will also be drink and food specials from 10:00pm-2:00am. *This party will also be the grand opening of the new upstairs room at Caliente’s Mt. Lebanon location.
Saturday, October 29th – 11:00am-12:00am
Happy Halloween Party | Sidelines Beer House – Sewickley
Happy Halloween! To celebrate the scariest of holidays, Sidelines will be running a special on all Fall seasonal beers from the second the doors open until the clock strikes midnight.
Saturday, October 29th – 11:30am-9:30pm
Spoonwood Halloween Party | Spoonwood Brewing Company – Bethel Park
Take your Halloween costumes out for a test drive at Spoonwood! From 11:30am-4:00pm, all kids dressed in their costumes receive a free meal from the Spoonwood Junior Brewers’ Menu. Then, from 7:00pm-9:30pm, all adults in costume will be entered to win a 40″ Sony LED TV! The drawing will take place at 9:30pm and you must be present to win.
Saturday, October 29th – 7:00pm-10:00pm
Costume Contest & 1/2 Price Pumpkin Beers | 99 Bottles – Carnegie
99 Bottles will be helping you capture the essence of Halloween via beer as all pumpkin drafts will be 1/2 off from 7-10pm. In addition, be sure to dress up as 99 Bottles will be hosting a costume contest for you to participate in as well.
Saturday, October 29th – 9:00pm-2:00am
HAL-o-ween at Hal’s Bar & Grill | Hal’s Bar & Grill – Ross Township
You’re invited to the annual Hal-o-ween Party at Hal’s Bar & Grill. This party will feature a photo booth from 10pm-12am and a costume contest from 9pm-11pm. Enjoy a night of fun and drinks specials. Of course, you must be 21 to attend and must be present to win the costume contest prize.
Saturday, October 29th – 9:00pm-12:30am
Scaryoke at The Modern Cafe | The Modern Cafe – North Side
It’s a night of boos, brews, and devilish singing as The Modern Cafe hosts an epic ‘scaryoke contest’ to celebrate Halloween! Grab your friends, get dressed up, and take a trip to the Modern to see if your voice has what it takes to win.
Saturday, October 29th – 10:00pm-2:00am
Halloween Party & Scary’oke Contest | Caliente Pizza & Draft House – Hampton Township
It’s time to celebrate Halloween…Caliente style! This party will be one for the ages, featuring costumes and a “scary’oke” contest. Grand prizes are up for grabs for Best Costume and Best Scary’oke Singer, awarded by Rogue Brewing. There will also be drink and food specials from 10:00pm-2:00am.
Saturday, October 29th – 10:00pm-close
Halloween Party at Rivertowne Pourhouse | Rivertowne Pourhouse – Monroeville
The Pourhouse will be screaming with Halloween fright this Saturday night and you can be part of the action! Enjoy $3.50 Rivertowne drafts throughout the party, as well as $6 pumpkin bombs. A $300 cash prize is up for grabs for the best costume in the house. Prizes will also be awarded for Funniest, Scariest, Most Original, Best Group, and Sexiest costumes as well.
Monday, October 31st – 9:00pm-12:00am
Full Pint Halloween Party | Full Pint Wild Side Pub – Lawrenceville
Round out your Halloween with Full Pint Brewing! This bash will go down at The Wild Side Pub in Lawrenceville and will feature $3.00 Night of the Living Stout bottles, a special Night of the Living Stout Firkin, and beer prizes for the best costume.
*More parties may be added to this lineup, so check back soon!