Get Ready for a Spooky October at Union Wharf!

October 16, 2019 | Events
Get Ready for a Spooky October at Union Wharf!

AdobeStock_228024148Grab your candy corn, fake cobwebs, and jack-o-lanterns because spooky season is here! Whether you are spending your time at the pumpkin patch or decorating your house, top off your October with some of these Baltimore Halloween events! With the perfect excuses to display your most intricated Halloween costumes, you can be whoever you want wherever you want. Just don’t get too scared!

Baltimore Halloween Bar Crawl

Join other Halloween lovers in Baltimore’s annual Halloween Bar Crawl! Grab your friends and your best costume and creep between the spookiest bars including Dogwatch Tavern, The Rockwell, Rodos Bar and many more! Enjoy $3 rail drinks, $4 haunted shots, free raffles, huge costume contests, and other scary events! And did we mention the souvenir Halloween mug you get to take home?

Great Halloween Lantern and Parade Festival

On October 26, head out to Patterson Park for the 20th annual Great Halloween Lantern and Parade Festival. Beginning in the afternoon, the festivities will start with lantern making, hayrides, costume contests, live music, food trucks and arts and crafts. When the sun sets, fill the streets with glowing lanterns in the lantern parade. After a day of Halloween spirit, dance your heart out at the after-parade dance party!


As a part of the Halloween Lantern and Parade Festival is BARCStoberfest! This event is exactly what it sounds like, a perfect place for your pooch to celebrate with you! Enjoy the famous beer garden, the annual 5K walk, and a spooky scavenger hunt all while your pup cheers you on! At noon on the main stage, enter your furry friend in the pet costume contest so they can show off their best spooky looks.

Bike Party: Halloween Ride

If you are looking for more of an E.T. moment, join Baltimore’s Bike Party in St. Mary’s park for their annual Halloween Ride. Once a year, when the weather gets a little chilly, bike party and all of their usual participants all dress up in their best costumes and cruise the streets of Baltimore in style. After the ride, enjoy a photobooth, refreshments from Monument City Brewing and eats from Dizzy Cow Pizzeria and more!

Fells Point Business Trick-or-Treat

On Halloween day from 3 to 6 p.m., head out to Fells Point for their spooky trick-or-treat event! Come in your favorite costume and search the streets for their “candy stop” signs for a sweet treat. Enjoy your favorite Fells businesses and the most important Halloween festivity.

Boos on the Beach

Head down to Sandlot as they transform into a spooky pirate ship for this year’s Boos on the Beach Halloween party. Tickets include a welcome cocktail, live music from DJ Joey Janko, drink specials, games, food by Heritage Smokehouse and giveaways! Don’t forget about their costume contest!

The Nevermore Haunt

Your favorite haunted house is back! Spend your spooky season jumping and jittering through rooms of dreadful displays and bone-chilling decorations. Back for its fourth year, The Nevermore Haunt is introducing scarier characters, new scenes and front of the house entertainment. Get ready to jump!


Presented by chase, this year’s ZooBOOO is going to be better than ever. Come join the animals in celebrating the Halloween season with games, giveaways, live music, trick-or-treating, and more! This family friendly event will also offer inflatables, face painting and a corn maze made especially for the little ones.

Nepenthe Halloween Party

Light up your Halloween with Nepenthe Brewing Company’s Halloween Party! Their one and only costume contest is back with categories to win such as Most Alarming, Most creative, Best Group Costume and more! While you compliment your friends on their costumes, choose from their very special Halloween-themed menu. And with your ticket, your first two beers are on them!

Skeleton Spirit Halloween Dance Party Extraordinaire

On the night after Halloween, Union Collective is back with their Skeleton Spirit Halloween Dance Party Extraordinaire. Participate in the last costume party of the spooky season while you move and groove to music by DJ Cian Noteman. They will also be celebrating the release of the Skeleton Spirit, a brand new Baltimore Spirit Company drink!

Barks, Brews + Views: Howl-O-Ween Edition

Halloween is not just for us humans! Celebrate with your pooch at Raw Bar’s Barks, Brews + Views: Howl-O-Ween Edition event. You’ll howl at the drink specials while you fill your belly with some good eats. After you and your pup have enjoyed the puppuccino bar, take a haunted boat ride on the Baltimore Water taxi right nearby!

Points South Latin Kitchen’s Halloween Party

Points South Latin Kitchen is celebrating the spooky season with their Halloween Party. On Oct. 29, come in your best outfit to enjoy some Latin food and live music by DJ Raj More Musicality! Not to mention their prizes and giveaways!

Boo’s & Beers Halloween Party

Volo Presents their Boo’s & Beers Halloween Party at Silk Canton! They will have all of the classic Halloween activities from bobbing for apples to costume contests. Come for the DJ, stay for the free beer from 6-8! All proceeds go to the Volo City Kids Foundation!