Best 2013 Halloween Parties in Austin, TX

By Wendy Papasan | Things to Do in Austin

Oct 14

Austin area residents who are looking for a fun place to go and enjoy Halloween festivities should check out these popular events. Most of the locals are already aware of the best Halloween parties in the area, but if you are new to Austin, you may not know where to go for a fun night on the town. Check out the suggestions listed below for more information on where to go this Halloween season.

Austin Halloween Parties

by Jakob Montrasio

Halloween on Sixth Street – Halloween Downtown

  • When: Halloween night
  • Where: Sixth Street in the Downtown Austin Area
  • Price: Free
  • More Info: Click Here

Halloween on 6th Street is an annual event that takes place in Austin that is not for the faint of heart. Tens of thousands of people gather on the popular strip for a night of fun and excitement. This street is home to several of Austin’s most famous bars and the downtown Halloween celebration gets underway early. Come early if you want to bring along the kids for costume fun. There is a midnight curfew for ages 16 and under who are in the area without a parent. The annual event typically takes place on Halloween night and can last throughout the weekend depending on the day of the week the 31st of October falls on each year.

Austin Halloween Hullabaloo

  • When: October 26th at 3 – 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: 4107 Nixon Ln, Austin, TX, 78725
  • Price: $16, parking is $5
  • More Info: Click Here

As one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Austin, you’ll get to see see BMX riders, live band performances, and funny comedians take the stage. Additional activities include a costume contest ranging from the freakiest to the hottest. With lots of awesome prizes and amazing stage performances, you are sure to have a blast at this year’s Halloween Hullabaloo!

Tapasitas Dead Celebrity Disco

  • When: October 31st at 7 p.m. – Midnight
  • Where: Tapasitas Tapas Bar on 6th Street in Downtown Austin
  • Price: $5

Featuring their dead celebrity disco, you’ll get to boogie all night long in your Halloween costume. With over $500 in prizes, zombies and costume-dressed goers will be treated to a red carpet photo booth, valet parking, DJ, and cocktail Halloween specials. Get your Halloween grove on and head over to the Tapasitas bar this Halloween and see how much fun it is to dance in your costume!

The House of Torment

  • Location: 523 E Highland Mall Blvd, Austin, TX 78752
  • Phone: (512) 407-9449
  • Website: Click Here

If a Halloween party doesn’t get you excited, then the House of Torment certainly will. Featuring 3 haunted houses in the Highland Mall, there will be plenty of variety in getting your scared. Prepare to meet the Hellion and all the other monsters that will deliver scares and overall a hauntingly fun time. For more information about each haunted house and what hours they’re open, visit their website.

Living in Austin, TX

These popular Halloween events draw in many people from the Austin area each year. If you would like to find out more information about Austin events and living in the area, contact us or search our available home listings.

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