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15 Best Buffalo Halloween Parties This Year

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Halloween lasts much longer than a single night, or even a single weekend here in Buffalo. An epic costume calls for an equally epic party. Gather your squad and pick a different destination for every night. Here is our list of recommendations to get you started this Halloween season:

 

Gilt: Prom’s Golden Age

Date: Saturday, Oct. 22

Time: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Location: Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center (562 Genesee St., Buffalo)

Tickets: $20 General/$25 Door, Online or at Talking Leaves (951 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo)

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Gold, glitter, and glam are encouraged this year at Torn Space Theater’s annual 18+ costume ball and fundraiser. Arrive early for open bar from 9 to 10 p.m. and dress to impress in your best golden gear because a king and queen will be crowned by the end of the night. All proceeds will benefit Torn Space Theater.

 

 

MTK Halloween Party

Date: Friday, Oct. 28

Time: 8 p.m.-3 a.m.

Location: Midtown Kitchen (451 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo)  

Tickets: $5 Ladies, $10 Guys (Cover at Door)

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Tennessee Whiskey lovers – mark your calendars. Midtown Kitchen is hosting its first Halloween party, beginning with a Jack Daniel’s cocktail reception from 8 to 10 p.m. The night will include $1,000 cash giveaways and prizes, a best costume contest, and music by DJ DOVEY.

 

The Witches Ball “Heavenly Inferno”

Date: Friday, Oct. 28

Time: 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Location: Statler City (107 Delaware Ave., Ste. 680, Buffalo)

Tickets: $40*/person / link

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Heaven and hell unite for this year’s Halloween masquerade at Statler City. Each room will feature its own heavenly and hellish theme, and DJ John Ceglia, Dave Schulz and CO Jones, Preach Freedom and Connect, and VJ Keith Harrington will be headlining. Nearly a dozen Buffalo DJs will be spinning throughout the night, and there’ll be $2,000 in prizes doled out for Best Costume, Sexiest Girls, and Sexiest Guys.

 

Haunted Hollywood

Date: Friday, Oct. 28

Time: 8 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Location: Lockhouse Distillery & Bar (41 Columbia St., Buffalo)

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Get red carpet ready and dressed as your favorite celeb (dead or alive) for this Hollywood-themed party. Academy Awards will be given for Best Dressed, Best Celebrity Couple, Best Celebrity Doppelganger, and Best Overall Group Outfit. KAGE will be spinning electro swing, house, hip-hop, and everything in-between.

 

Buffalo’s Largest 18+ Halloween Party at VENU

Date: Friday, Oct. 28

Time: 10 p.m.-4 a.m.

Location: VENU (75 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo)

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Experience two stories of lights, lasers, and music at VENU (formerly LUX). A $1,000 cash prize and a 70-inch TV will be given away. VIP bottle service is available and skip-the-line tickets are on sale.

 

1st Annual Halloween Party

Date: Friday, Oct. 28

Time: 7 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Location: Showplace Theater of Buffalo (1065 Grant St., Buffalo)

Tickets: $15 Presale/$20 Door / link

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Get a first look at the new bar, stage, lights, and sound system at Showplace Theater’s grand reopening. The night will feature everything from old jams to today’s dance hits. With $1,500 cold hard cash as well as prizes and giveaways up for grabs, you could walk away a winner. Limited VIP tickets available.

 

 

Creepy Crawl- Halloween Bike Pub Crawl

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 4 p.m.- 11 p.m.

Location: Penny Lane Cafe (10255 Main St., Clarence)

Tickets: $10-$15 / link

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Don’t pack away your bike just yet. There’s a creepy pub crawl in Clarence coming up where you can put your pedaling to good use. Crawl stops include Clarence Grill, Gianni Mazias, Hollow Bistro, Cornerstone, and CB’s, followed by an after party at Penny Lane Cafe.

 

90s Rise Again Halloween Bash

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Location: Waiting Room (334 Delaware Ave, Buffalo)

Tickets: $50 Advance, $55 Door (Available Online and Locally)

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Love the 90s? Get ready for a stroll down memory lane at this 90s-inspired Halloween bash hosted by Rise Collaborative, complete with a 4-hour open bar, and a late night buffet catered by Fat Bob’s Smokehouse. Cash prizes for the best group and individual costumes will be given out.

 

The Rave That Must Not Be Named

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

Location: Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center (562 Genesee St., Buffalo)

Tickets: $30 Presale/More at Door

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Muggles in Buffalo, your prayers have been answered. There’s a Harry Potter-themed party happening on Halloween weekend. With three floors, 4 rooms, and 2 full bars there is plenty of room to get your rave on. This 18+ party will have DJs on the decks from a range of genres, including DNB, house, trap, dubstep, hard trance, hardstyle, techno, and more all night long.

 

Halloween Party at LiFT

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 9 p.m.-4 a.m.

Location: LiFT Nightclub (257 Franklin St., Buffalo)

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Kiss 98.5’s DJ Anthony and DJ Scott Andrew will host a Halloween party at LiFT and Sky Bar (if the weather cooperates). Up to $2,500 in costume prizes will be handed out, and Coors Light will be on special all night long.

 

Halloween Holy Hell Party

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Location: F.I.T. Method Studio (172 Robinson St., North Tonawanda)

Tickets: $25 Presale/$30 Door / link

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Party for a cause at the oldest Catholic church in North Tonawanda with DJs on the decks and $2 drink specials at the bar all night long. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and all proceeds will benefit Cystic Fibrosis research in WNY.

 

Shredd & Ragan’s Halloween Bash

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Connecticut Street Armory (184 Connecticut St., Buffalo)

Tickets: $20 Presale/$25 Door / link

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103.3 The Edge’s Shredd and Ragan are hosting a Halloween bash for the tenth year in a row. There will be entertainment, food, and a full bar. Costume contests include $2,500 for the grand prize, $250 for the Best Hillary Clinton, $250 for the Best Donald Trump, and $250 for the Best Clown. All proceeds will be donated to The Variety Kids Telethon.

 

 

6th Annual Beggars Night

Date: Sunday, Oct. 30

Time: 8 p.m.-4 a.m.

Location: Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar (253 Allen St., Buffalo)

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In Buffalo, Beggars Night means an extra excuse to party another night. At DBGBs, it means everything’s gotta go. They’ll be emptying their beer cooler (aka cheap beer and lots of it). Giveaways will include $200 cash, Bills tickets, Sabres tickets, and local restaurant gift certificates.

 

Halloween Ghost Tour

Date: Monday, Oct. 31

Time: 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Location: Statler City (107 Delaware Ave., Ste. 680, Buffalo)

Tickets: $50

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If your Halloween bucket list includes attending a ghost tour, Statler City has you covered. The especially spooky 5-hour tour includes light finger foods and 2 free cocktails. Don’t forget your flashlight and ghost hunting gear if you plan on attending.

 

7th Annual Monster Ball

Date: Monday, Oct. 31

Time: 9 p.m.-4 a.m.

Location: Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar (253 Allen St., Buffalo)

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Did you miss Beggars Night? Come back for another night of outrageous costumes, cheap beers, and plenty of dancing. DBGBs is getting rid of fall beers to welcome the coming holiday and (dare I say) winter season. There will be more chances to win gift certificates and prizes.

 

 

 
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