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Top Halloween Parties and Costume Contests in St. Louis

The Best Ways to Celebrate Halloween in 2013

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Kids aren't the only ones who get to have fun on Halloween. St. Louis has a lot of grown-up celebrations too. Here are details on some of the best Halloween parties, costume contests and other events in 2013.

If you're looking for more family-friendly options, check out Halloween Events for the Whole Family.

Pointergeist

Radio station 105.7 The Point is hosting Pointergeist at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. The concert features performances from Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones and Ghost B.C.
October 11, 2013
Earth City

Hocus Pocus Halloween Art Show

The Koken Art Factory is hosting the Hocus Pocus Halloween Art Show featuring dark, edgy art from various mediums. The show runs from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is free.
October 18-19, 2013
South St. Louis

Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, plays at the Tivoli Theatre in Delmar Loop each year around Halloween. The midnight showings are always a fun time for everyone involved. All seats are $10.
October 25-26 & November 1-2, 2013
University City

South Grand Creepy Crawl

Join the Halloween celebration along South Grand Avenue at the fourth annual Creepy Crawl. Various bars and restaurants will be offering live music, drink specials and Halloween-themed events. For $25, get six drink tickets and a wristband for featured drinks at participating locations.
October 25, 2013
South St. Louis

Central West End Costume Contest

Want to celebrate Halloween at St. Louis' biggest party? Then head to the Central West End neighborhood for the annual CWE Halloween party and costume contest. There's a full day of activities, but the grown-up celebration begins at 8 p.m., near the intersection of Maryland and Euclid.
October 26, 2013
Central West End

Halloween Costume Dance

The Casa Loma Ballroom is hosting its annual Halloween Costume Dance with music from That 80's Band. There will be cash prizes for the best costumes. The doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the music begins at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $15 per person.
October 26, 2013
South St. Louis

Pop's Metal Trick or Treat Show

Head over to Pop's Nightclub in the Metro East for a fun Halloween party. Everyone is encouraged to dress up and enjoy a night of metal from Days Of Redemption, Virucide, Mine Enemies Fall, Conquest, Sol Klinch and Presents For The Dead. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.
October 26, 2013
Sauget, IL

Soulard Halloween Hayride

105.7 The Point is hosting a Halloween Hayride for those 21 and older. The evening includes a costume contest, pub crawl and hayride through the streets of Soulard. Tickets are $12. You'll also get a commemorative Point beer mug to fill with drink specials from The Great Grizzly Bear, 1860’s Hardshell, Molly’s and other Soulard bars.
October 26, 2013
Soulard

Visit a Haunted House

There's nothing quite like visiting a haunted house to get you in the Halloween spirit. St. Louis has some great haunted attractions that will give you a good scare, including The Darkness which is one of the top haunted houses in the country.
October 2013
Various locations

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