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2021 Guide to Halloween in Baltimore

One of the perks of Baltimore living is that there’s always something to do! Naturally, Halloween in Baltimore offers no shortage of spooky events to enjoy. From creepy costume parties to ghoulish ghost tours, we’ve rounded up some of the best events for Residents of 500 Park to check out! Take your pick!
 
Sweet Spot Turn off the Light Halloween Party | October 28th

Channel all things bloody with this deadly drag show at The Manor in Mount Vernon, with guests including local legends BABY and Alastor to provide the evening’s sounds. Get tickets here!
 
Nocturne Halloween at Ottobar | October 29th

Featuring a costume contest with cash/book prizes, Halloween decor, candy and spooky goth/industrial music all night, this event is free! RSVP here.
 
Halloween Karaoke at The Hon | October 30th

Get into the spirit with a round of karaoke at the much-loved Hampden haunt. Download the SongbookDB app ahead of time to queue your favorite Halloween tunes. Find out more here.
 
Gritty in the City | October 30th

Psychic Medium Darren BuCare will take you on a spooky walking tour through the heart of Highlandtown! Get some background and history of various Highlandtown locales and shed some light on the secrets they keep. Your tour will be approximately 3/4 of a mile total and will take about 1 hour. Get tickets here!
 
2021 SoBo Halloween Bash | October 30th

The Sobo Halloween Bash will feature a DJ, games, costume parade, food and drink. Led by volunteers and sponsored by local businesses, this free annual event is meant to be a day of fun for neighborhood families. Learn more here!
 
Nightmare Before Halloween | October 30th

Power Plant Live! is set to transform into a dark and twisted world Saturday, October 30th with a tribute to Halloween film director Tim Burton! Explore the magical and mysterious factory of an acclaimed candy maker, the holiday doors within a forest that transport you to a magical and festive world, the shop of a vengeful barber with the sharpest razors in the city, and so much more. Get tickets here!
 
A Nightmare on Charles St. | October 31st

Join Sporty Dog Creations for boos and brews at Nightmare on Charles Street! The event will feature a free hot dog bar, drinks, readings by a performer playing Edgar Allen Poe, giveaways and more! Get tickets here!
 
Witches at the Harbor | October 31st


Photo credit: Witches on the Willamette
 
Grab your stand up paddleboard and head to Canton Waterfront Park this Halloween for a witchy paddle around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor! The event is free and open to the public, but you must be an experienced paddleboarder. Learn more here!
 
Hampden Halloweenfest | October 31st

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Make sure to bring your costume A-game to Hampden’s Halloweenfest! In addition to trick-or-treating on The Avenue, there will be a costume contest with trophies for the scariest, prettiest and most original costumes. Find out more here!
 
 Power Plant Halloween Bar Crawl | October 31st


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Baltimore’s official Halloween bar crawl returns this Halloween! Costumes are encouraged for this frightening downtown crawl. Enjoy live tunes and deals on bites and boo-zy sips at local haunts. Get tickets here!