It’s Halloween time y’all! Time to be scary! This weekend is one of the most fun weekends in Asheville. Ghost and Ghouls will be walking all over town to our delight. Many parties and costume contests abound! Asheville has every kind of Halloween festivals and parties you could ever want. From Pisgah, Highland, Buxton Hall, and Pack’s Tavern, you should find your perfect spot to be scary. And if that’s not enough, take your dog to Aloft for a doggy costume contest. — Be safe out there —
To name a few…
The Haunted Trail At Pisgah Brewery – Featuring live actors, spooky sounds, and spectacular props, the Trail leads to the Party at Pisgah Park with Halloween crafts, contests, local food vendors, and Pisgah beer on tap for the grown-ups. Ideal for ages 3-12.$1 from each ticket goes to Ghouls for Schools fundraiser for local PTA/PTO with $1000 grand for the school with the most ghouls from Ingles Markets. Save $2/tickets with advanced purchase. Fo
Make & Mingle: Monster Maker Mash – Come celebrate the works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, the first science fiction writer to write about AI (artificial intelligence) while we make monstrous light up artifacts you can take home to celebrate Halloween with.
The Highland Halloween House Party – We will also be releasing Zombie Story, our latest brewery-only can release. This nerve-wracking New England IPA found its way into a can featuring the spooky stylings of Julie “Severed” Armbruster! Don’t miss out on this bone-chilling limited release!
22nd Annual Brewgrass Festival – Brewgrass Festival is a once-a-year festival that celebrates bluegrass music and our fair city’s vibrant beer culture.
Buxton Hall Barbecue + 103.3 AshevilleFM’s Annual Halloween Dance Party – Back in 2015 Buxton Hall threw our first ever dance party and man, was it a hit, and we can’t stop, won’t stop. We’re throwing a giant spooky, music-infused, dance-off, costumed extravaganza – in partnership with 103.3 AshevilleFM. After trick-or-treating, come on down to Buxton Hall for a late-night haunted dance party with rotating DJs, dancing, and little delicious spooky Buxton bites.
Pack’s Annual Halloween Bash – Cash Prizes for best costumes! Dance to current & classic hits with Flashback!
Live@Aloft Concert with Dog Costume Contest – The event will be Halloween-themed and feature a dog costume contest. First prize will be a one-night stay at Aloft, and participants must arrive by 7pm in order to participate. Guests can enjoy live music from Eleanor Underhill and Friends, and a suggested donation of $5 will benefit Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. Guests can also enjoy spectacular mountain views as well as local craft brews, cocktail favorites, and light snacks available for purchase at the hotel’s W XYZ bar.
Haunted Trail at Pisgah Brewery – Oct 24-28 – Pisgah Brewery
Make & Mingle:Monster Make Mash – Oct 26 – Asheville Museum of Science
Highland Halloween House Party – Oct 26 – Highland Brewing
Brewgrass Festival – Oct 27 – Salvage Station
Buxton Hall & 103.3 Halloween Dance Party – Oct 27 – Buxton Hall
Pack’s Annual Halloween Bash – Oct 27 – Pack’s Tavern
Live@Aloft Concert with Dog Costume Contest – Oct 28 – Aloft Downtown
Beaverdam Studio Tour – Oct 27,28 – Beaverdam Rd
Lighted Pumpkin Fest – Oct 12-27 – Silvermont Park, Brevard
Art in the Park – Oct 27 – Pack Square
Hillman Beer:Saturday Sounds – Jun 30-Oct 27 – Hillman Beer
Fall Pop Up Shop – Oct 19-28 – River Arts District
Pubcycle Tours of Asheville – Amazing Pubcycle – Pick a tour from various locations. See website for days and times.
Summer of Glass on the Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour – May 31-Oct 31 – Gray Line Trolley Tours of Asheville
Lazoom Comedy Tours – The big purple comedy bus with the funny nun. Have fun and learn about Asheville. Pick a tour out of four different tours. See website for days and times.
Local Partner Brunch Series – Apr 1-Oct 28 (Sundays) – Montford Rooftop Bar
Venture Local Fair – May 26-Oct 27 – 68 Haywood St – Free
Wine Tasting – Oct 26,27 – Table Wine – Free