Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Halloween, Wednesday, October 31 to Sunday, November 4, 2018.
Happening This Week
Also in November 2018
The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself.
Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.
Day + Nightlife Guide
Halloween, Wednesday, October 31, 2018
- A Boo!chata Halloween at Midtown Park | FREE – Put on your costume for the Boo!chata Halloween celebration and enjoy music from Ill-Set Dee-J and A Sure Thing, food trucks, vendors, complimentary beer, wine sampling, face painting, raffle prizes, and a photo booth at Midtown Park. 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
- Harry Potter Trivia & Halloween Party at Liberty Station – Wizards, witches, and even muggles can come together for Liberty Station’s Harry Potter Trivia and Halloween Party. There will be door prizes, a costume contest, and Harry Potter-themed drinks and food. $30 per trivia team. 6pm.
- Spooky Standup at The Secret Group – Laugh it up as local comedians perform costumed stand up in character for the 4th Annual Spooky Stand up event at The Secret Group. Costumes are encouraged. Tickets range from $6 to $17. 7pm.
- Poltergeist Movie Screening at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – Watch a screening of Steven Spielberg’s spooktacular classic ’80s film Poltergeist for Halloween at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 7pm.
- Halloween Vinyl Night with Saint Arnold at MKT Bar in Downtown | Adults – Saint Arnold Brewing Company’s Chef Ryan Savoie spins turns, while vintage Pumpkinator and other Saint Arnold brews are tapped for a special Halloween soiree. No cover. 7pm to 10pm.
- All Hallows‘ Eve at The Cottonmouth Club in Downtown | Adults – Downtown’s favorite new haunt for high quality cocktails celebrates its first Halloween with an upstairs/downstairs cocktail-fueled bash. No cover for downstair entry; $99 for VIP tickets to upstairs hosted lounge. 8pm to midnight.
- Monster Mash at 3rd Floor in Midtown | Adults – Join Houston-area Texas A&M alumni at an all Hallow’s Eve costume party with prizes, a DJ, and more. No cover. 8pm to midnight.
- Numbers Halloween at Numbers Nightclub in Montrose | Adults – Dance and compete in (or just watch) a costume contest awarding more than $1,500 in cash and prizes. Cover TBD and will increase at 9pm. 8pm to 2:30am.
- Halloween: Dead Celebrity Karaoke Contest at The West End, A Public House in Uptown | Adults – Pay tribute to your favorite deceased celebrities and musicians by dressing up in costume and singing karaoke at The West End – A Public House. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
- Dead Man’s Party Halloween Dance Macabre at Houston Undrgrnd in the Warehouse District | Adults – DJ Shane Black spins dark ’80s tracks at costumes-encouraged dance party in Downtown’s Warehouse District. $5 until 11pm; $10 after. 9pm to 2am.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
- 25th Anniversary Gala at Project Row Houses – Join the Project Row Houses community of supporters as they close out the celebration of their 25th year with an art auction, cocktails, dinner, and live music from the TSU Jazz Quartet. Tickets for this event are sold out. 6:30pm to 10pm.
- Emily Gimble & the Marshall Ford Band in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Join Emily Gimble & the Marshall Ford Band as they celebrate their newly released sophomore album, Oh Me, Oh My, Oh Gosh, at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. Tickets start at $20. 7pm.
- Trevor Hall in Concert at The Heights Theater – Hear Trevor Hall’s mix of roots, rock, and reggae when he plays at The Heights Theater with special guest Will Evans. Tickets range from $22 to $168. 8pm.
- Christina Aguilera in Concert at Smart Financial Centre – Grammy Award-winning superstar and pop icon Christina Aguilera performs at the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. Tickets start at $29.50. 8pm.
- Noah Kahan in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Noah Kahan, a folk-infused pop singer-songwriter, performs at White Oak Music Hall with support from Corey Harper. Tickets start at $15. 8pm.
Friday, November 2, 2018
- The Record Company in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Catch the Grammy-nominated rock band, The Record Company along with openers Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear at White Oak Music Hall. Tickets start at $25. 7pm.
- Anime No Seikatsu: An Anime Art Show at Insomnia Gallery | FREE – Insomnia Gallery in the East End presents its first ever show devoted entirely to anime, with artwork made by local artists. Cosplay is encouraged. 7pm to 11pm.
- Devin the Dude in Concert at House of Blues – Check out a rap concert by Houston’s own Devin the Dude when he performs at House of Blues downtown. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- Wael Kfoury in Concert at Revention Music Center – See the Lebanese singer, musician, and songwriter, Wael Kfoury also known as “The King of Romance” at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $78. 10pm.
- 54 at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar – Boogie over to Prohibition Theatre and get down with Houston’s brightest stars, The Moonlight Dolls, for the party of your life. This one-hour show is followed by two hours of disco dancing. Tickets are $20, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $10. 11pm.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
- Drink Local Art Market at Under the Radar Brewery | No Cover – Under the Radar Brewery hosts a market with plenty of local vendors, art, craft beer and more every first Saturday of the month. 4pm.
- Houston DogPop in the Heights | No Cover – Bring your pop to the Houston DogPop festival and enjoy food from local trucks and vendors, a DJ, beer and wine, and let your dog play in the custom Dog Play Area at Steel City Pops in the Heights. 5pm to 9pm.
- Lady Antebellum in Concert at Smart Financial Centre – Catch the country-pop band Lady Antebellum with special guest opener Danielle Bradbery at Smart Financial Centre. Tickets start at $60.50. 7pm.
- Ed Sheeran in Concert at Minute Maid Park – See the English singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, Ed Sheeran perform at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $39. 7pm.
- Joshua Hedley in Concert, with Kelsey Waldon at The Heights Theater – Catch Texas’ up and coming classic country crooner and fiddle player in the beautifully intimate Heights Theater. $16. 8pm.
- Legends of Hip Hop in Concert at NRG Park – Hip-hop artists Juvenile, Scarface, 8 Ball & MJG, Too Short, DJ Quik, and Bun B headline the Legends of Hip Hop concert at NRG Park. Tickets start at $52. 8pm.
- Ocho: Bombón 8th Anniversary at House of Blues | No Cover – The local Latin tropical DJ collective, Bombón celebrates 8 years with a dance party at House of Blues. 10pm.
- The Late Show: Bathtub Full of Gin at Prohibition Supperclub – Step into the Roaring ’20s, when skirts were short and booze was a secret pleasure. Bathtub Full of Gin is Terrible Enfant Theatre Company’s immersive dance party series, where evocative theatre performances combine with high energy electro swing music. Tickets are $20 for standing; $35 for seated, but limited, discounted $10 standing tickets are available for most shows. 11pm.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
- Simple Minds in Concert at Revention Music Center – Catch the Scottish rock band, Simple Minds, as they play hits like “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” and “Alive and Kicking” at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $39. 7pm.
- Haunted Summer in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Watch the dream pop duo, Haunted Summer with support from Avi Buffalo at White Oak Music Hall. Tickets start at $8. 7pm.
- Dawes in Concert at The Heights Theater – Catch a performance from the LA-based folk-rock band, Dawes at The Heights Theater. Tickets start at $34.50. 8pm.
- Platform Disco Sunday Night Fever at The Flat | No Cover – The Flat hosts a Sunday night with a collective of DJs playing rare cuts, b-sides and new edits of disco, funk, boogie, underground, and classic house. 9pm.
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