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Friday Rundown: CHAlloween

It's finally time for all the holiday fun to come, starting with this Halloween Weekend! There's a ton of Halloween-themed activities happening perfect for those who like to get spooked, as well as those who would rather keep the Halloween activities family friendly.

The Honest Pint

When: Friday – Sunday in October Where: Honest Pint


Halloween P-Funk Tribute: Feat. Opposite Box, The Aquaducks

Boo in the Zoo


When: Oct. 27 4pm

Where: Tennessee Aquarium

Come in costume and celebrate a family-friendly night of spooky critters and yummy treats. Make friends with mermaids, lounge with lemurs, watch out for pirates, get your groove on at the Monster Mash dance party with some of the Aquarium’s lovable mascots, and enjoy candy stations throughout both buildings. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Bitter Alibi’s Halloween Haunt

When: Oct 27 at 7 PM to Oct 28 at 1 AM

Where: The Bitter Alibi

Are you struggling to find a place to spend Halloween Weekend? We think we’ll make this easy on you. We are making the BA super creepy. The Bitter Alibi and The Fix Lounge will be hosting a true blowout including: multiple DJ sets//dancing in the street // costume contests (group and individual) // drink specials // food specials // bobbing for spooky apples // If you show up, then it’s guaranteed to be a good time!

The Great Halloween Ball

When: Oct. 27 7:00 pm

Where: The Walden Club

Come join us for a SPOOKY good time at The Walden Club on Friday the 27th! This event is a costume dance party featuring the talented local band “Over Easy“. Come dressed up in your best costume and compete in our contest to win a prize! There’ll be various fun activities as well! This event is 21+. > Ticket is $10 for members, and $15 for non-Members! > We’ll have food(small plates) and drinks for purchase as well.

Creepy Cocktails

When: Oct. 27 6pm

Where: Chattanooga WorkSpace

Hosted by: The Chattery and Eat.Drink.Frolic.

Trick or Treat yo self the Friday before Halloween with creepy cocktails. This hands-on workshop will feature three recipes perfect for your Halloween party. Bring your boo and we’ll bring the booze Limited seating available. Light snacks provided. 21 and up.

Register Here for $30 >

Halloween Eerie Express Train Ride

When: Fridays and Saturdays in October Where: Tennessee Valley Railroad Grand Junction Station

Climb aboard a vintage train this Halloween and enjoy a trip through the spooky Missionary Ridge Tunnel. When you arrive at Funhouse Station, you will enjoy spooky ghost stories, Halloween treats, mini golf, Halloween-themed games and much more when you climb aboard the Halloween Eerie Express in Chattanooga. Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costume!

Zombie Trail 5K/1-Mile Fun Run and Halloween Fest

When: October 27 and October 28 Where: McCoy Farm and Gardens in Signal Mountain

Lace up your running shoes and get your Halloween costume ready and join in the fun at the Zombie Trail 5K and Halloween Fest at McCoy Farm and Gardens. This two-day Halloween event promises to be fun for all ages with a zombie-themed 5K and 1-mile fun run that is perfect for younger runners. A Haunted Barn and Halloween Fest party promise to add even more excitement to this event with games, a beer and wine garden and much more.

Edwards Park

When:October 28. 2017 from 7pm - 9pm.

Where: 3508 Cleveland Hwy Dalton, GA 30721

Looking for a safe place for your kids to dress up as their favorite character and have fun for Halloween? We have the perfect solution! A family friendly event for Middle School age kids and under. Join us for the 2017 Halloween Party on We will have costume contests, costume parade, dance offs, photo booth and more fun!

Prices -

$5 each person

Kids 2 and under free

Family size 4 to 6 people $20

Extra family over 6 $3 each

Halloween “Boo”ze Cruise/

When: Oct. 28, 11 p.m.

Where: Chattanooga Riverboat Co. Southern Belle

Dress up for this frightful, two-hour moonlight cruise that takes you along the riverfront and around Maclellan Island and includes Halloween Treats, cash bar, costume contest, DJ, dancing, and more. Must be 21 or older. Reservations can be booked online or by phone

Something Wicked

When: Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.

Where: Station Street

Something Wicked on Station Street is Chattanooga's Halloween destination and features live music performances from Nick Lutsko, The Communicators, Hip Hop CHA, Strung Like a Horse, and PLVNET. Enjoy food and drinks along Station Street and participate in the first annual costume contest for a chance to win a few spook-tacular prizes.

Boo at the ZOO

When: October 20, 2017 - October 29, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where: Chattanooga Zoo

Celebrate Halloween with friends and family at the Chattanooga Zoo and join in the fun at the annual Boo in the Zoo Halloween event. Meet and greet your favorite zoo animals after hours and enjoy a costume contest, a scavenger hunt, hayrides, bounce houses, face painting, a zoo pumpkin patch and trick or treating through the zoo at this great family-friendly event.

Haunted Market

When: Oct 29 noon. Costume contest 1:30 and 3pm!

Where: The Tennessee Pavilion

Hosted by The Chattanooga Market < Bring your ghosts and goblins for some good old fashioned trick or treating! We’ll have 3 costume parades for all ages: Enjoy our fall produce, pumpkins, local art and unique gifts for early holiday shopping. > 11:00 am

Paint Nite Chattanooga

When: Sunday October 29th 5-7pm

Where: The Casual Pint Hixson

Paint a Scarlet Pumpkin with us at The Casual Pint Hixson! > Use the promo code: THECASUALPINT to get 40% off your tickets > Get your tickets here >

Halloween Paws & Feet Walk

When: Oct 30th 6:00 pm

Where: Nooga Paws

Hosted by Fleet Feet Sports Chattanooga at Nooga Paws < [Our monthly dog walk, turned SpOoKy!] > This month we will be having a Halloween Costume Contest before the walk, so bring the pups dressed to impress! We would love to even see some of YOU dressed up as well > A panel of judges from both Nooga Paws and Fleet Feet will pick a contest winner, who will receive a sPoOkY gift basket! > All pups will go home with a coupon for a FREE bag of ZIgnature dog food as well. > After a winner is chosen, the dog walk (costumes still on!) will commence! >

Chattanooga Ghost Tours

When: All the time. Get Tickets

Where: 57 E Fifth St Chattanooga, TN

Come take a walking ghost tour through downtown Chattanooga with the tour named 1 of the top 10 ghost tours in the US by TripAdvisor! We offer both ghost tours, & ghost hunts with equipment, including an all adult hunt through UTC & Citizens Cemetery featuring the talking Ovilus X.

With guides taken from stage and screen, this haunted walking tour is part history and part theatre. Guests are told of Chattanooga’s more sinister history as they explore downtown’s most eerie locations. Special ghost hunting tours are also available.


Live Music/Halloween Parties

Southside Halloween Blowout!

When: Oct 31st from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. >> Costume contest takes place at 10:00 p.m. >> Dancing and partying from 10:30 p.m. – close

Where: Southside Social

Southside Social’s annual Halloween party!! Southside Social will be hosting an epic costume contest, with first place winner walking away with a $200 gift card. We are fully decorated for the evening and will be have prizes and spooky games. DJ D-Whit, Hip-Hop-CHA’s official DJ, will be setting the mood all night long. Come celebrate with us here at Chattanooga’s premiere venue, Southside Social. > Show up early – cover for this night will start at 9:00 p.m. due to anticipated large crowds. $10 at the door, $5 if you are in costume.

The Honest Pint

CHAlloween: P-Funk Tribute feat. Opposite Box & The Aquaducks < WHO SAYS A FUNK BAND CAN’T PLAY ROCK MUSIC? Join Opposite Box for a night of that pure, uncut Funk – THE P-FUNK, Y’ALL- as we celebrate the supergroovalisticprosifunkstication that is Parliament-Funkadelic! > The night kicks off with music from The Aquaducks (Nashville’s own guardians of the funk and soul), and an original set of music from Opposite Box – guaranteed to put a glide in your stride and a dip in your hip. > THEN we’re partying on the Mothership, CC! Gettin’ down in 3D, light year groovin’. Come let us do it to you in your earhole! > 9:00 pm > 21+ >

JJ’s Bohemia

Halloween Havok* 2017! with Pains Chapel GENKI & Breaknecks > Tues Oct 31st Halloween Havok* 2017 @ JJ’s Bohemia!!! experience next level terror and unfathomable fright as never before, when Pains Chapel!!,Genki Genki Panic!!,and The Breaknecks!! team up to give you an eerily sinister steaming pile of Halloween spookiness!!! > 9:00 PM > 21+

Big River Grille Downtown

We’re having a costume bash where you could take home the cash. Come dressed to impress in your best Halloween costume. DJ Reece will be blasting the tunes for you to dance the night away. Register by 9 on 10-31 to win. First, Second and Third place prizes with First place taking home $500 > 8:00 pm

Music Box Ziggy’s Chattanooga

Chattanooga Bands Presents Halloween Nightmare at Ziggy’s > Live Music Featuring: Rivers of Nihil > With local support: Iniquitous // Sparrus // Ire & Uprise > Buy $15 Tickets Here < 8:00 pm > 21+

The Tap House

Halloween Beer and Chocolate Pairing Night Out featuring music by MATHIAS > Halloween Beer and Chocolate Pairing Night Out!!! Featuring music by Mathias… Enjoy a wide variety of craft beers with delectable chocolate pairings, and eclectic acoustic cover songs from the 80s, 90s, and much more… show starts at 7pm!!! Come enjoy the good beers and good times with us!!!! > 7:00 pm

Revelry Room

Asylum After Dark RETURNS: Diving DEEPER > Floami Fly: Asylum the musical project dropped in August and gave birth to a stage production of the same name filled with undeniable talent and unmatched creativity > This time the creatives have revamped and revised that production by pushing themselves to greater heights of entertainment. You do not want to miss this event. The audience will be entertained > ASYLUM After DARK RETURNS: Diving DEEPER is a 90 minute show that is a part of greater event combined with Natural Habitz (Who will be performing in the 2nd half of the show) and Hip-Hop CHA > $10 cover gets you in for BOTH unforgettable shows. Chattanooga has never celebrated Halloween in such a creative way > ASYLUM wanted to make sure that those that missed the first one can get a chance to experience the world of the creatively DARK..Diving DEEPER … A Velvet Poetry and Floami Fly curated EXPERIENCE > 6:30 doors open // Show 7pm // 90 minutes // $10 (for both shows) // Pay at door

Sluggo’s north vegetarian cafe

Halloween Party at Sluggos with special guests shellshag > Our very dear and amazing friends from new york SHELLSHAG will be in town to party and bring a cover set for ya. Costume contest and More killer stuff to happen details soon. Just plan on being there or whatever. > 9:00 pm

The Barn Nursery

Halloween at The Barn Nursery < Come to The Barn Nursery on Halloween in your best costume and receive 20% off any one item. Please family friendly costumes only and no face masks > 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

SpOOktacular Dance Class

Hosted by Bella Ballerina Chattanooga at Southern Soul Yoga < Join us for a not-so-scary Halloween dance party! There will be dancing, games, and treats. This dance party is perfect for children ages 2 – 8. Dancers are encouraged to wear their costumes! FREE event! > 1:30 pm

Trunk or Treat around town

Hickory Valley Baptist Church Trunk or Treat

When: October 29, 2017; 6:00 pm

The Ministry Center Fall Bash 2017

When: Oct 29 5:00 – 8:00 pm

We will be hosting our annual community-wide event “FALL BASH” on our campus. We will have Trunk-or-Treat, Games, Hay-Ride, Inflatables, Facepainting, and Concessions!

Chattanooga Fire Department

When: Tuesday, October 29 from 6 - 8:30 p.m

Red Bank Baptist Church

When: Thursday, October 31 from 6 - 8:30 p.m

Family Fall Festival > This is a completely FREE community event. Join us for an exciting evening of food, fun, fellowship, and lots of candy at our Family Fall Festival. Register today for this exciting event! Kids are encouraged to wear their family-friendly costume. > Parents, register you and your child(ren) today and avoid waiting in line to register the night of the event.

Register at

Ooltewah UMC Trunk or Treat

When: October 30, 2016; 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

An afternoon of family fun including tons of candy, themed costumes, inflatables, hotdogs, plus coffee and hot chocolate courtesy of Wired Coffee. >

Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center

When: Oct. 31. 4:00 pm

Trick Or Treat House > Bring your little ghosts and goblins out to Mercy Junction’s Trick-or-Treat house. We’ll have lots of different doors on which they can knock inside the Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center! Behind some doors will be candy and treats — and others will have a “BOO!” (but not too scary for the little ones). There’ll also be scary movies, arts, crafts, games, snacks and more!


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