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Downtown Halloween Happenings 2023

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If you’ve been downtown for it before, it'll likely be no surprise to find out that Halloween is one of the busiest weekends downtown all year. To help you streamline your planning, we’ve pulled together a list of options so you can make the most of this frightful weekend. There’s also a special section for your little ghouls and goblins. Get those costumes ready!

For the Adults

Friday, October 27

  • K92 Boo Bash at Awful Arthur's - 8:00pm - midnight - The annual Boo Bash returns with a costume contest ($1,200 cash up for grabs!), drink specials, dancing, and more.

Saturday, October 28

Sunday, October 29

  • The Country Creep Show at The Spot on Kirk - 7:30pm – 10pm - is a spooky event featuring songs from infamous country murder ballads, to heartbreak gone wrong, ghost songs, devil made me do it, etc. This show is sure to give ya the creeps!

For the Kids

Friday, October 27

Saturday, October 28

  • Macaroni Kid’s Candy Crawl in Downtown Roanoke - 10:00am – 12:00pm - Put on your costumes and head downtown for the  4th Annual Downtown Candy Crawl. Participating downtown businesses will be handing out candy. Make sure to register in advance so you’ll receive the map with participating treat locations.
  • Monster Motor Mash at the Virginia Museum of Transportation - 10am – 4pm - Head to the VMT for their annual Halloween celebration. The event features candy (of course), a costume contest, games, face painting, and more. Museum tickets are required for guests over the age of 3.
  • Trunk-or-Treat at Starbucks at the Bridges - 4:00pm – 6:00pm - Bridges Starbucks has tons of excitement in store. Trunk or treat will have games, crafts, a costume contest, drink samples, and (of course) candy. Grab a treat for yourself and your little one.  

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