Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival
Location: East Hickory and Industrial Street – Denton
Celebrate with a twist of culture by commemorating Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Oct. 24. Denton will host this all-day event outside of Industrial and East Hickory Street. Admission is free and will include festivities such as a lantern-lit twilight parade, a pumpkin patch, coffin races, street performers and much more.
Rockstar Bingo at the House of Blues
Location: 2200 N Lamar St Dallas, TX 75202
The House of Blues will have a Halloween edition of Rockstar Bingo on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. DJ Health will be the music entertainment of the evening and the event will be hosted by radio personality Brian Glenn. The event is free and welcomes family and friends to a night filled with beats, free bingo and Boogie Woogie food specials.
Halloween Extravaganza at The Alamo Drafthouse
Location: 100 South Central Expressway #14, Richardson, TX 75080
The Alamo Drafthouse will have a weekend movie and event special. On Oct. 30, the theater will have tickets to the classic ’80s film “Halloween III.” The movie starts at 9 p.m. and tickets can be purchased in advance on the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema website. On Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m., the theater will have a free event called the Alaween Halloween Carnival. There will be a costume contest with prizes, trick or treating in the theaters and Halloween-themed cocktails.
Texas Theatre Halloween Night Burlesque and Drag Show
Location: The Historic Texas Theatre – 221 W. Jefferson Blvd, Dallas
The Texas Theatre, a landmark entertainment venue in Dallas since the 1930s, is having a special spooky-themed show on Oct. 31 called The Evil Queen of Burlesque. General admission is for $20 and VIP is $25. Doors open at 8 p.m. and curtains open at 9 p.m. For more information, visit the Texas Theatre web site.
Location: 2615 Elm Street (Deep Ellum)
With over 16,000 square feet of haunted space, Dallas’ Slaughterhouse will be open from Sept. 26 through Nov. 1. The attraction has been open for over a decade, making it the longest running haunted house in downtown Dallas. Regular admission is $24, but the Slaughterhouse posts daily updates on specials and coupons on their Facebook and Twitter pages.