October 23rd - October 29th


october 23rd

halloween hunt at o st mansion

Decorated for Halloween exclusively for this hunt- celebrate the Boo season on this zany treasure hunt. Search for Autumn & Halloween themed items found only at The Mansion. Over 100 rooms, 70 secret doors and legendary themes rooms to explore. There will be a cash bar and..chocolate fountain?!

The Mansion on O St | 11 am | Tickets / More Info

songbyrd music trivia

Back at it as always, join the Byrd for a night of drinks, eats and MUSIC TRIVIA! Brush up on your music knowledge and get ready.

2477 18th St NW | 7 pm


october 24th

17th st high heel race

Make sure you arrive early to see the parade of queens! 

17th St & R St NW | 9 pm

film & beer series: green gold

Bistro Bohem wants to bring you beer and classic movies. So why the hell not? Catch a screening of Green Gold or Czech Hops Pickers and enjoy a refreshing brew.

Bistro Bohem | 7 pm

halloween movie trivia with joey showbiz

Trivia will feature questions, multimedia rounds and Joey's signature acting masterclass. Come for prizes and a good time.

Suns Cinema | 8 pm



october 25th

opera on tap at wonderland

Celebrate Halloween and Ootober Fest at Wonderland Ballroom! Get ready for costumes, candy, prizes and haunting tunes!

The Wonderland Ballroom | 8 pm 

noma pumpkinpalooza 2017

Join neighbors and people across the city to celebrate the fall season! Everyone is welcome to carve/decorate pumpkins, pet cute animals, enjoy face painting and live music! There will be snacks, fresh pies and empanadas as well as wine, beer and cider. 

1150 1st St NE | 4 pm

dupunk underground with the dc punk archive

Punk is going underground in D.C when four great bands take over Dupont Underground!

Dupont Underground | 7 pm | Tickets


october 26th


Get ready for a super spooky shindig unlike any other. The Gurlies are getting together to celebrate one of their own, and everyone is dying to attend this murder mystery. 

The Pinch | 8 pm | Tickets

in conversation: awareness, action & dissent

This fall, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will partner with the Newseum to launch a series of conversations with critically acclaimed artists, journalists, activists and academics to discuss the role of art and free speech in the 21st century.

Hirshhorn Museum | 6:30 pm | Tickets


october 27th

password: 90's halloween edition

Who says Halloween has to be scary? Break out your scrunchies, walk mans, jean jackets and go 90's crazy. 

Ten Tigers Parlour | 10 pm 

rock the core cider festival

A celebration of cider, beer, and great tunes. Rock the Core transports the orchard to your mug with more than 100 ciders and craft beers offered on site. Sip on a Granny Smith, swig a sweet Golden Russet and discover untapped apple flavors while savoring local eats and live entertainment. 

680 Rhode Island Ave NE | 7 pm | Tickets / More Info

stranger synth halloween costume party

Welcome to Stranger Synth -- U St Music Hall's costume and one year anniversary party. Catch sets by Ricky S and Christopher Lawrence. 

U St Music Hall| 10:30 pm | Tickets

meet me at th underground: jazz age soiree

Celebrate the decadent Jaz Age and the ending of Prohibition below Dupont Circle at the Underground. Dance the night away to live jazz and art deco inspired cocktails. Come dressed to impress in your best Jazz Age attire. 

Dupont Underground | 7 pm | Tickets


october 28th

dc halloween: streetcar into the void

Join a traveling party in the form of a ghastly parade, tide the streetcar into hell, and arrive at the location of your final get-down..the funeral home formerly known as the Rock and Roll Hotel.

H St Corridor | 7 pm | Tickets

nightmare on m st bar crawl

Costume contests, prizes, and drink specials will be available as the ghouls and goblins will be crawling all over DC's favorite bars and nightclubs! Bars include: The Big Hunt, BlackFinn Ameripub, Dirty Bar, Decades, Dirty Martini and more. 

Dupont Circle | 2 pm | More Info

smithsonian food history weekend after hours

Toast to the end of the third annual Smithsonian FoodHistory weekend with an evening of exploration of the history of American Brewing. Through tastings and stories, explore how brewing techniques and ingredients have moved around the world and inspired todays resurgence in brewing culture. 

National Museum of American History | 6:30 pm | Tickets

hip hop bar crawl

Join hundreds of other Old School Hip Hop heads for a day of fun, drinking, partying, and reciting verses from your favorite hip hop classics from the 80's, 90's and 00's! Every bar will have their own drink specials exclusively for bar crawl costumes! Free bar crawl swag will be given out while they last.

U St Corridor | 3 pm | More Info


Join Glen's Garden Market for their 2nd annual Shalloween! Specials guests Distillery Lane Ciderworks and DC Brau Brewing Company plus food specials and revelry to abound! 

Shaw Glen's Garden Market | 3 pm 



october 29th

sci-fi sundays: the shining

Join the National Air and Space Museum for a special thriller edition of Sci-Fi Sundays with a showing of The Shining! See this classic horror film on the biggest screen in the region. 

National Air & Space Museum | 5:50 pm | Tickets

funkiest halloween party ever

Get your funk on with live performances and dont miss out on this lifetime event benefiting Concerts for Causes. There will be special prizes for best costume, seciest costume and funkiest. You wont want to miss out!

The Howard Theatre | 7 pm | Tickets

dc swing fall concert

DC Swing! is back and better than ever this autumn with a great repertoire of jazz and swing. All are welcome to join for an afternoon of great music!

Mr. Henry's | 3 pm

national cat day: kedi

In celebration of National Cat Day, E St Cinema will be holding a one-time only special event screening of the documentary Kedi!

Landmark E Street Cinema | 12 pm

1920's murder mystery party

Costumes are highly encouraged during this 1920's themed murder mystery party! Your ticket includes one drink and a night of mystery excitement. 

Wisdom Cocktail Parlour | 7 pm | Tickets