Halloween is one of our favorite holidays! Here are some of the Halloween happenings in a few of the larger cities in the USA. We’ll add more and are interested in hearing from you about your favorite Halloween happenings. Comment with the name of the event, the date(s), location, and a link and we’ll add it here. Comments are moderated. Visit the Recollections website for all your costume needs!

Atlanta Halloween Happenings

Things to do on Halloween in Atlanta

  1. Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours (a customer favorite)
    October 18-28
    Oakland Cemetery
  2. Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade
    October 20
    Little 5 Points Neighborhood
  3. Netherworld
    Oct. 5 – Nov. 4
    Stone Mountain
  4. Containment Haunted House
    Sept. 21 – Nov. 3
    Lithia Springs
  5. Folklore Haunted House
    Sept. 22 – Nov. 3
  6. Fear the Woods Haunted House
    Sept. 28 – Oct. 31
    Yule Forest, Stockbridge
  7. A Ghastly Gathering
    October 6
    Center for Puppetry Arts
  8. The Ghastly Dreadfuls
    Wednesday-Saturday, October 10-27
    Center for Puppetry Arts
  9. Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival
    October 19-20
    Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw
  10. Harlem NIghts Roaring 20s Gala
    October 27
    Cleveland L.Dennard Conference Center
  11. The Flashlight Tour
    October 31
    The Herndon Home Mansion Museum

Chicago Halloween Happenings

13 Haunting Parties and Events for 2018

If you live in or around Chicago, there is something for everyone this Halloween. You’ll find all of the information in this article. Here are the highlights

  1. Arts in the Dark 
    October 20
    State Street
  2. Chicago Athletic Association Annual Halloween Party 
    Saturday, October 27
    Chicago Athletic Association
  3. The Godfrey Haunted Hotel
    Saturday, October 27
    IO Godfrey Rooftop Lounge
  4. Drake Hotel Masquerade Ball: a Nightmare on Walton St.
    Saturday, October 27
    The Palm Court of The Drake Hotel
  5. The Last Midnight
    Saturday, October 27
    Colvin House
  6. Haunted Halloween Ball
    Saturday, October 27
    Congress Plaza Hotel
  7. 32nd Annual Edgar Allan Poe Readings
    Saturday, October 27
    Glessner House
  8. Nightmare at Navy Pier: Haunted Halloween Ball at AON Gran Ballroom
    Saturday, October 27
    Navy Pier
  9. Dead Poet’s Halloween Party
    Saturday, October 27
    Life Force Arts Center
  10. Day of the Dead XICÁGO
    Sunday, October 28
    National Museum of Mexican Art & Harrison Park
  11. Halloween Happy Hour at the Chicago History Museum
    Tuesday, October 16
    6-9 pm
    Chicago History Museum
  12. North Halsted Halloween Parade
    Wednesday, October 31
    North Halsted St from Belmont Ave to Cornelia Ave.
  13. DÍA de los Muertos: Love Never Dies Ball
    Saturday, November 3rd
    6-10 pm
    National Museum of Mexican Art

Denver Halloween Happenings

Denver Halloween: Mile High Haunts

  1. Broadway Halloween Parade
    October 20
    Broadway from E. 5th Ave. to Alameda Ave.
  2. Halloween Parade and Party
    October 25
    Denver Union Station
  3. Halloween Spooktacular
    October 28
    Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
  4. Denver Zombie Crawl
    October 6
    Downtown Denver
  5. Victorian Horrors
    Oct. 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
    Molly Brown House
  6. Halloween Boo-lesque & Comedy Show
    October 25-28
    The Clocktower Cabaret
  7. Paranormal Palace
    October 27
    McNichols Civic Enter Building
  8. The 13th Foor Haunted House
    September 22 – November 4
    3400 E. 52nd Ave., Denver

Los Angeles Halloween Happenings

Halloween events in Los Angeles for spooky fun

  1. Halloween & Mourning Tours
    Saturday, October 27
    Heritage Square Museum
    Montecito Heights
  2. Lucha Vavoom: Circo de Vampiros
    Wednesday, Oct. 24 and Thursday, Oct. 25
    Mayan, Downtown
  3. West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval
    Wednesday, October 31
    West Hollywood
  4. Drama After Dark: A Night of the Macabre with Poe and Gorey
    Saturday, Oct. 27
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
  5. Wicked Lit
    October 4 – November 10
    Mountain View Mausoleum, Altadena
  6. Long Beach Zombie Fest
    Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
    Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach
  7. Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights
    October 5-29
    Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Burbank
  8. Paramount After Dark Tour: Tales From the Other Side
    Thursday-Saturday, September 8 – November 3
    Paramount Studio, Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  9. Escape: Psycho Circus
    Friday and Saturday, October 26&27
    San Bernardino
  10. Los Angeles Comic Con
    Friday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 28
  11. Halloween Horror Nights
    Through November 3
    Universal City
  12. Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
    Sept. 29 – Oct. 28
    Old Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park
  13. Knott’s Scary Farm
    Sept. 20 – Oct. 31
    Buena Park
  14. Dark Harbor
    Sept. 27 – Nov. 2
    Long Beach
  15. Creep Los Angeles
    Sept. 27 – Nov. 4
  16. Día de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever
    Oct. 27-28