Tricks and Treats: Where To Party In Philly This Halloween

Tricks and Treats: Where To Party In Philly This Halloween
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All treats, no tricks. (Well, maybe a few of the fun kind.) Philly pulls out all the stops for Halloween: Party in a temple, dress up like you know Gatsby, or dance the night away to goth tunes.

That Big ’80s Halloween Party

Voltage Lounge

Admit it: You were going to dress like an '80s kid anyway. Throw it down at this party and hear the decade's best tunes from Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Prince, Whitney Houston, and Madonna.

$13 - $15 / RSVP
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Gravediggers’ Ball

Masonic Temple

For the more glamorous set, this masquerade ball to support Laurel Hill Cemetery features an open bar, hors-d'oeuvres and dinner, live music and dancing, and a tour of the Masonic Temple.

$175 - $500 / RSVP

4th Annual Mischief at the Mütter

Mütter Museum

Yes, this museum has a huge collection of human skulls. Yes, you'll get to see them at this bash. Dance and sip beers, and munch on snacks from Pizzeria Vetri and Insomnia Cookies. Come in costume.

$30 - $54 / RSVP

Scene Queen Halloween: HalloweEMO Party

Kung Fu Necktie

Relive your emo glory days dancing to hits from My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, and more. Don't forget to come in costume.

$5 / RSVP

Unknown Pleasures

The Dolphin Tavern

Pile on the eyeliner and embrace the goth, post-punk, and new wave with DJs Littlespaceyy and Ian Galloway.

$5 / RSVP

Wasteland Halloween: Year 2

Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge

This post-apocalyptic bar really leans into the holiday with dancing, an all-you-can-eat buffet, plenty of drinks, and a costume contest.

$22 - $213 / RSVP

Monster March Philadelphia

The Gaslight

Over 30 bars will open their doors to crawlers (no cover!) for free candy and, oh yeah, booze: $3 select beers, $4 well mixed drinks, and $5 Brain Juice cocktails.

$6 - $22 / RSVP

Philly Halloween Bar Crawl

Raven Lounge

It's like trick-or-treating, except you're going to bars. Make your way through Center City taking advantage of drink deals, sipped from your color-changing LED cup. Costumes, please!

$2 - $42 / RSVP
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Calloween Dance Party

The Trestle Inn

The whiskey and go-go bar hosts a Halloween dance party, playing all the best "slasher disco." The venue's go-go dancers will be performing and there'll also be drink specials.

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Dracula’s Ball

Trocadero Theatre

This Vampire-themed party returns for its Halloween edition at the Troc, with performances from Clan of Xymox, Ego Likeness, and Curse Mackey. Costumes encouraged, of course.

$25 / RSVP
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Devil’s Night Dance Party

The Barbary

Beginning on Mischief Night and going into the wee hours of Halloween, this party is inspired by the music and aesthetics of 1994 action/fantasy/horror classic "The Crow." Wear costumes!

$3 - $5 / RSVP