Building on Sacramento365.com's weekly Top 10 Events, here’s a Halloween special! Sacramento nightlife is rife with Halloween activities for the young-at-heart. Just because you’re too old for trick-or-treating doesn’t mean you can’t have fun for Halloween! (And, don’t forget…there’s lots of Haunted House activity around town, too.) See even more Halloween events in our Holiday Events section.
Nightlife: 3rd Annual One Scary Nite: California Automobile Museum, Oct 27, Thurs 9pm-2am
Deon Taylor & Bobby Jackson presents the 3rd Annual One Scary Nite. There will be a red carpet event, special live performances by Stilt Walkers, The Half Dead Man, 100 live zombies, a 50 foot fire breathing dragon, and more.
Fundraisers: HalloWind Ghoulapalooza: The Citizen Hotel, Oct 28, Fri 7:30pm-11pm
Enjoy good eats, cocktails, dancing, a silent auction and a costume contest as you support Wind Youth Service’s efforts to provide shelter, meals, programs and services to the 1,700 homeless and at-risk youth in the Sacramento area.
Sacramento Turn Verein's 6th Annual Halloween Bash: Sacramento Turn Verein, Oct 29, Sat 8pm-Midnight
Don’t miss the 6th Annual Sacramento Turn Verein's Halloween Bash hosted by the STV Soccer Club & Women’s Soccer Teams. The band Walking Spanish will be playing live music. Costumes are a must. A costume contest with prizes will be held later that night.
Nightlife: Nightmare on R Street: Halloween Block Party: R St. Corridor, Oct 29, Sat 8pm-2am
Nightmare on R Street is a Halloween block party, featuring $3 Bud Light draft and $4 Firestone draft at all locations, plus special activities at R15, Shady Lady, Burgers & Brew, and Ace of Spades.
Halloween Howler: Torch Club, Oct 29, Sat 9pm
Jerry Perry presents the Halloween Howler with KB & The Slingtones, The Revtones, and The Vintage Vandals.
Nightlife: Strange Bedfellows: Twin and Group Costume Party: The Golden Bear, Oct 29, Sat 9pm-1am
The Golden Bear gets weird as they invite all you Strange Bedfellows to a twin and group costume party. Arrive with your best twin costume with you and your friend or get a group together and really make your presence known. Spooky noises by CrookOne and DJ Whores.
Nightlife: Pirate’s Ball: District 30, Oct 29 & Oct 31, Sat & Mon 9pm
At the Pirate's Ball, a Hollywood Theatrical Production, enjoy swashbuckling cirque-style entertainment and over $10,000 in props and decor. Saturday night features DJ Este & Monday night features David Carvalho.
Poetry & Lit: A Very Spooky Nite of Poe, Poe, Poetry: Sacramento Poetry Center, Oct 31, Mon 7pm-9pm
City of Davis Poet Laureate Allegra Silberstein and poet/translator William O'Daly read the scary poems of Edgar Allan Poe, poems of other scary poets, and even some poems of their own. Other poets join in to add to the mayhem. Open mic included.
Music: Old Ironsides Annual Dead Rock Stars Halloween Show: Old Ironsides, Oct 31, Mon 8pm
See your favorite local bands perform as their favorite Dead Rock Stars! Bands include: I Scream On Sundae, Diciembre Gris, Ricky Berger, Sureshot, Denver Piledrivers, Crazy Ballhead, Be Brave Bold Robot, Virtue Vices, Blame The Bishop, The Hot Tar Roofers, Noah Clark's Sharp Dressed Men.
Nightlife: Old Sacramento Halloween Party: Nightmare on 2nd Street: Old Sacramento, Oct 31, Mon 8pm-2am
Join the seven bars on 2nd & J Street Halloween Night for a Nightmare on 2nd Street. You can hop from one bar to another, enjoy some dinner, watch a little football, listen to some live music, dance, and enjoy Bacardi's new Oakheart Rum on special. There's no cover and it's going to be one ghoulishly good time.
Don't forget! If these 10 aren't your thing, there are plenty more in our Holiday Events section.
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