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10 Things to Do for Halloween 2017 in Baltimore

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Freelance Writer
Updated: 21 September 2017

As Halloween approaches, things are beginning to get a little creepy around Baltimore. Adults have started to stock up on candy, and all anyone can think about is what costume they’ll be wearing. But are there any events that’ll carry you through the Halloween weekend? Since trick-or-treating isn’t enough anymore, check out one or more of these local events.

Halloween 2017: Strangest Things

Calling all fans of the Netflix original series Stranger Things. Power Plant Live!, conveniently located in downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, will soon become the “upside-down.” There will be access to every bar located within Power Plant Live!, with special performances and live DJs throughout the night. There will be over $10,000 in cash and prizes and a major costume contest. So come prepared to drink up, bar hop, and win some prizes.

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at

Power Plant Live!, 34 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 727 5483

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Halloween Bash

This event is for adults only, as you must be 21 years or older to partake in the alcoholic beverages that will be available. Red Shedman Farm Brewery and Linganore Winecellars will be hosting the Halloween Bash. In order to attend this event, you must purchase tickets online in advance for $15 per person; a glass of witches brew is included. Be prepared to participate in a costume contest, and don’t forget to drink responsibly!

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at missiontix.

Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt Airy, MD, USA, +1 301 831 5889

Halloween Bash 2017

Calling all local Harley-Davidson bikers who are ready for some fun and live music by Shaded Days! Halloween Bash 2017 will be an entertaining event, as the Baltimore Metro Harley Owners Group Chapter #1792 will be hosting it. Everyone is to “bring your own bottle and dish” so that you can share in a little bit of everything. Tickets are available for purchase by contacting the Chapter. However, there is an “in costume” cost of $5 and a “no costume” cost of $10. There will be door prizes and many contests to keep the evening going. All proceeds will be going to Bikes from Bikers for Christmas.

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through Pam or Maria.

Patapsco Masonic Temple, 2 Trading Pl, Dundalk, MD, USA, +1 410 284 6596

Halloween Comicfest 2017

Are you a lover of comic books or all things superhero? If you are, then this is an event you don’t want to miss! Halloween Comicfest 2017 will take place at Geppis Entertainment Museum, and Stranger Things will be sponsoring it this year. Therefore, you’ll be able to explore the “upside-down” and partake in many games, crafts, and prizes. Geppis is also teaming up with Charm City Ghostbusters for some fun games and activities for children. There will be free comics and fantastic sales in their store as well. Stop by and check it out for yourself.

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Geppis Entertainment Museum, 301 W Camden St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 625 7060

Geppi's Entertainment Museum (GEM) is a journey through 250 years of American pop culture, located in historic Camden Station at Camden Yards in Baltimore Maryland, just a few blocks from the city's famed Inner Harbor. Where else can you revisit your childhood and get back in touch with old friends that entertained you in the past through comic strips and books, radio and television shows, films, cartoons, and so much more? The museum exhibits nearly 6,000 pop culture artifacts including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia of every conceivable category. Journey from the late 1700s to the present day and revisit favorite characters like Superman, Spider-Man, Batman, Mickey Mouse, Barbie, G.I. Joe, and many more. Geppi's Entertainment Museum is the home of "pop culture with character!" ⠀ ⠀ Museum -> Cultural History Museum = Geppi's Entertainment Museum. Baltimore, Maryland. ⠀ ⠀ #baltimore #bmore #maryland #storefront #geppisentertainmentmuseum #geppismuseum #comics #superheros #disney #films #childhoodmemories #museums #baltimoremuse #livexyz

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Halloween 2017

Believe In Music and the Maryland Science Center will be hosting Halloween 2017. As such, it’s so big of an event with so many different activities that you won’t know where to begin. General Admission tickets are $35, and VIP tickets are $70. Expect live performances, along with ice cream, light fare, a rooftop dance party, and live DJs performing all night. There will be so much to see and plenty of beer to taste, so make sure you arrive early so that you can take advantage of everything that’s on offer.

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at missiontix.

Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 685 2370

Howl-O-Ween Bingo

Howl-O-Ween Bingo is an event that’s put on by The Buddy Foundation of Maryland and Howl. These two organizations are bringing you a night of entertainment, beer, and barbecue, and all for a good cause. Tickets are $30, and that includes a Bingo package with markers and cards. A variety of local pet specialty stores and shops have donated prizes; therefore, the winning pot will be a creative mix. If you’re a dog lover, come on down and play for a cause to help dogs in need!

This event will take place on October 26, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.

Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E 30th St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 467 7837

Halloween Bash 2017: Costume Party

Halloween Bash 2017: Costume Party is an event hosted by Karen Sawyer Events. There will be great food, drinks, a live DJ, and a photo booth so that you can capture each scare-defying moment of the night. There will also be fantastic costume prizes, and your first drink will be free. So if you love to dance, meet new people, and want to show off your new costume, then you should purchase your ticket now.

This event will take place on October 28, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.

Downtown Cultural Arts Center, 401 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 410 837 2787

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Baltimore Haunted Pub Crawl

Who doesn’t like a good haunted house or pub crawl? If you enjoy those types of experiences, then you should experience the best of both worlds by participating in a Baltimore Haunted Pub Crawl. This pub crawl will guide you through various pubs in the Fells Point area of downtown Baltimore. You’ll stay in each bar for about 30 minutes, and you have to be 21 years or older in order to participate. In October, there are three Haunted Pub Crawls scheduled, so you have to book fast before they’re sold out. The ticket prices range from $18–22.

This event will take place on October 6th, 27th, and 28th of 2017, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased via this link.

The Admiral Fell Inn, 888 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD, USA, +1 443 333 4774

Southern Tier Pumpkin Carving Contest

Are you an artist who loves making things with their hands? Then you’ll want to attend the Southern Tier Pumpkin Carving Contest, hosted by World of Beer, located in Towson, Maryland. It’s easy to join in on this contest. Simply bring in your own pumpkin and participate in the raffle that will take place. The judging will start at 8:30 p.m. It sounds easy, right?

This event will take place on October 26, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

World of Beer, 125 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD, USA, +1 410 825 0020

Hampden HalloweenFest 2017

Are you looking for a free kid-friendly event? Then look no further than Hampden HalloweenFest 2017, happening in historic Hampden with a variety of retailers on the avenue, along with activities for the entire family. Simply dress in your costume, go trick-or-treating at each store and buy a few knick-knacks along the way in support of local businesses. There will also be a costume contest with a catch; your costume has to be a D.I.Y. project. So begin your costume ideas and construction now so that you’ll finish in time to participate in the contest.

This event will take place on October 31, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Hampden Elementary School, 3608 Chestnut Avenue, Baltimore, MD, USA