Boos & Brews at Sweetwater Brewery
Atlanta Beer Festivals will be hosting their Halloween Party, Boos and Brews, which includes great live music, outstanding SweetWater beers and an exciting costume contest. The patio will be tented and there is a ton of indoor space. Ocean Street will be the band on the patio stage, and the Kevin Lewis Duo will be playing in the upstairs event space.
Where: Sweetwater Brewing Company
When: 9 p.m.
More than 30 artists are showing off their work at this annual haunted art show., which include raffle prizes, a costume contest, refreshments and featured live music by Black Stone King, John Scott and DJ Antixx. Must be 21.
Artists still can participate, join this group to join the show -
Where: 205 Hotzclaw St., Unit J, Atlanta
When: Doors open at 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 Door Donation
You wanna be startin' somethin'!? Well, A Social Mess certainly does and is hosting the Halloween Boonanza at the Buckhead Theatre and honoring the late Michael Jackson. The group’s site said, “We're calling all dancing zombies, pretty young things, smooth criminals, Billie Jean lovers, moonwalkers, dirty girls named Diana, and men in the mirror to come heal the world.” The Boonanza includes a $1,004.00 costume contest, Hottest Single Mom Contest, Thriller flash mob, midnight champagne countdown, and “some of the oddest entertainment we can hire.”
Where: Buckhead Theatre
When: party time
Cost: Tickets are $30.
After the 5K at noon, enjoy a sampling of more than 100 beers from local and national craft breweries and food from local neighborhood haunts. Tickets include a spooky commemorative tasting glass. Since it is the Saturday before Halloween costumes are encouraged, but not required. As one of the final events of Atlanta Beer Week expect some special witches’ brews.
Where: Elizabeth Street between North Highland Avenue and Lake Avenue Atlanta, GA
When: noon to 4 p.m.
Enjoy a day of cultural exploration during the Atlanta History Center’s annual family program, Day of the Dead or Dia de Muertos. Visitors of all ages enjoy learning about this ancient festival rooted in Mexican heritage and that serves as a way for families to remember their deceased loved ones while celebrating their children and the continuity of life. Smiling faces, swirling brilliant colors, storytelling, and elaborately decorated altars designed to honor lost family and friends, and authentic Mexican food, music, and performances are highlights of this celebration.
When: noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Atlanta History Center
Cost: Outdoor program is free; special half off admission offer to the Atlanta History Museum, historic houses, and gardens during Day of the Dead.