Get Your Freak On: Halloween Art Events

Looking to celebrate both the arts and the awesome creepiness of Halloween? That wasn’t a real question, of course you are, who isn’t? We’ve gathered together a list of upcoming events from around the globe where you can do just that. Check them out below and tell us if we missed any in your area – we’d love to hear about them. And if you attend any of the ones from our list, we’d love to hear about that too.

 

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PoeFest (Phoenix, Arizona): Poe’s macabre stories performed by actors as inmates in a 19th century asylum for the criminally insane. Learn more at http://poefest.org/

Walker Stalker Con (Various locations, including the U.S., London and a Bahamas cruise): A fan meet-up convention for zombie lovers: http://walkerstalkercon.com/

 

 


ThinkstockPhotos-484744491ComicFest
(Various locations around the world): Get free comics and graphic novels by visiting participating comic shops on Halloween. http://www.halloweencomicfest.com/

Dia de Los Muertos (Various locations, including the U.S. and Mexico): Celebrate the Day of the Dead with music, art, crafts, and displays. Find a location near you at http://www.mexicansugarskull.com/support/events.html

 

 

ThinkstockPhotos-487830320Suwannee Hulaween (Live Oak, Florida): Music and art take center stage at this festival set among 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped trees along the Suwannee River. http://suwanneehulaween.com/

West Hollywood Carnaval (Los Angeles, California): Listen to live music at the world’s largest Halloween-themed street party.  http://www.visitwesthollywood.com/halloween-carnaval

 


ThinkstockPhotos-489603820Theatre Bizarre
(Detroit, Michigan): Located in Detroit’s infamous Masonic Temple, this theater event has been around since the early 21st century. Fair warning: it sells out quickly every year and wearing a costume is mandatory to attend. http://theatrebizarre.com/

New Orleans, Louisiana: Known as the most haunted city in America, New Orleans goes all out for this holiday. Find a list of art events here: http://www.halloweenneworleans.com/

 


ThinkstockPhotos-88349753Halloween in Sleepy Hollow
(Sleepy Hallow, New York): Celebrate the classic tale of the Headless Horseman in his town of origin. http://visitsleepyhollow.com/halloween-in-sleepy-hollow/

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Various locations around the world): And of course, there’s always the cult classic stand by. Find show times near you at http://www.rockyhorror.com/

 

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