Need plans for Halloween? Luckily, Halloween festivities start this Thursday. Check out what’s in store this year from your favorite bar. Check back in for updates on all the ghoulish parties in town.
Pumpkinator Release //
Thursday’s annual Saint Arnold Pumpkinator release party at The Brass Tap
includes access to the new releases aged in bourbon barrels, a pumpkin painting conteset and more. Prices vary, 7-9pm, 17619 La Cantera Pkwy., No. 2-208, (210) 670-7090, brasstapbeerbar.com.
Haunted Brewery // Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
transforms into a haunted house with drink stations and plenty of scares this Thursday. Admission covers three drinks. Presale tickets means you get to the front of the line before general admission. $15, 4834 Whirlwind Drive, (210) 329-2282, drinkrangercreek.com.
Harry Potter Halloween 2 //
If your Hogwarts letter got lost in the mail, you’ll want to make it to The Brooklynite, The Last Word
, Tucker’s Kozy Korner
as each transforms into a Harry Potter house with themed drinks, costumes, movies, games and a free Knightbuss to each bar. No cover, 9pm, multiple locations.
Halloweekend at El Luchador //
The festivities start Friday at El Luchador
with special themed drinks, DJ Sunnyboy and costume contests so come dress to spook. No cover, 622 Roosevelt Ave., (210) 272-0016, facebook.com/luchadorbarsa.
Back to the 90s Halloween Edition // Brass Monkey
invites you to party with ’90s music while dressing up as your favorite villain or hero from that era this Friday. JACK FM will broadcast this throwback party live. No cover, 9pm, 2702 N. St. Mary’s St., call (210) 480-4722 for reservations.
Halloween Party // Shenanygans Sports Bar & Lounge 2
is hosting a $600 costume contest so make it worth their time. Saturday includes plenty of drink specials ($3 “Alien Secretions”) and DJ Genevieve Genafire. No cover, 8827 Hwy. 151, Suite 106, (210) 257-9726, shenanygans.com/shen2.
Spells & Spirits // The St. Anthony Hotel
gets spooky this Saturday. The St. A Sky Terrace will open for a night of live music, plenty of spirits (specter and otherwise). Costumes are strongly encouraged. $10, 9pm, 300 E. Travis St., eventbrite.com.
The Creepiest Halloween Dance Party // Industry
welcomes all the scary ghouls and creepy clowns to this Saturday night bash filled with red balloons. DJ Eddie will play tracks from the 80s, 90s and today, and $1,500 is up for grabs for the three best costumes of the night. 9pm, 8021 Pinebrook Drive, (210) 374-2765, industry1984.com.
Night of the Succubi //
Things are getting spooky at Wax Club Lounge
on Saturday as they host a night full of dark, sexy music, new wave, darkwave and industrial. Costumes encouraged. No cover, 8:30pm, 2211 San Pedro Ave., (210) 379-4788, facebook.com/waxclublounge.
Cucuy Baile! // Hi-Tones
invites you to dance with the devil this Saturday as Los de Esta Noche and Los Kurados bring the cumbia, ska and rock. Come ready to dance. $3, 10pm, 621 E. Dewey Pl., (210) 785-8777, facebook.com/hitonessa.
Halloween at Sir Winston’s //
This Saturday, howl at the moon at your favorite dive bar with live music by TreMMR at 8, karaoke, a costume contest, and food and drink specials all night. No cover, 2522 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 829-5933, facebook.com/sirwinstonspub.
Thirst // Juniper Tar
hosts DJ Hans 242’s 12th annual Halloween Masquerade Ball on Saturday with dark ’80s and goth music, absinth cocktail specials, best-dressed vampire/classy goth contest and more. $5, 8pm, 244 W. Houston St., facebook.com/junipertarsa.
80s Alternative Halloween // Southtown 101
goes back in time this Saturday with Charlie Castleman, plenty of spiked hair and eyeliner and dancing. No cover, 9pm, 101 Pereida St., (210) 899-4667, facebook.com/southtown101.