While you’re frantically trying to figure out what you’re going to be this Halloween, don’t forget to actually figure out what you’re doing to celebrate. Haven’t figured it out? See the top 10 Agenda picks:
Fright at the Knight at Knight Theater: The Charlotte Symphony will take the stage to perform themes from classic horror films like Halloween, Poltergeist and Psycho. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $29. Tickets.
Casino Night + Halloween Celebration at The Duke Mansion: Casino games, silent auction, live music and food and drink are all part of the Mansion’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Dress code is “casino cocktail attire.” 8 p.m. $75 per person, free for Preservation Members. Tickets.
1st Annual End of Season Halloween Party: American Horror Stories at Craft City Social Club and City Lights: Dress up as your favorite American Horror Story character for a costume contest, take advantage of drink specials and enjoy live music by DJ Krom. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. $20. Tickets.
Rich & Bennett’s 16th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl in Uptown: The biggest halloween crawl in the region is back. More than 20 bars are slated to participate with drink specials and no cover. Ticket price includes drink specials, a koozie, giveaways, costume contest and entry to the Gravedigger’s Ball. $20-$30. Tickets.
Grave Diggers Ball at the corner of College and 7th Streets: Head to the city’s biggest costume party for a costume contest, thousands of dollars worth of cash prizes and shows by Afrojack and Marc E. Bassy. $15-$1,500. 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Tickets.
Halloween at the Brewery at Sycamore Brewing: Costume contest, live music and prizes like $100 gift certificates. Free. 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Details.
Halloween Dance Party at 8.2.0 and VBGB: VBGB’s patio will be covered, heated and lit up for a dance party while 8.2.0 will turn into a massive dance party with a video arcade, karaoke lounge and pizza. Both venues will have DJs. Free. 8 p.m. Details.
Halloween Spooktacular Costume Party at Red Clay Ciderworks: Get your fortune read, enjoy hot mulled cider and take place in a costume contest with prizes for categories like Most Creative, Scariest and Best Couple (judging happens at 9 p.m.). Free. 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Details.
Red Clay Howl-O-Ween at Red Clay Ciderworks: Grab your four-legged best friend and convince him to wear a costume because there are treats in it for him. After the prizes are awarded for best costume (pet/owner costumes encouraged), enjoy hot mulled cider and food from The Breakfast Food Truck. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Details.
Halloween Bar Crawl at the EpiCentre: Hit 8 different bars in the EpiCentre for just $1 a spot. Participating businesses include Whisky River, Vida Vida, Rooftop 210 and Strike City. $8. 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Tickets.