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.
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.
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.