Ghosts, goblins, vampires, and witches will soon be prowling all over town visiting Kansas City’s Halloween celebrations.
Whether you’re looking for a party filled with fright, light and spooky fun, or something family-friendly, we’ve got you covered. Here’s your guide to 25 Halloween parties and events around the metro this week.
Bar-K 6th Annual Howl-O-Ween Party Kansas City
Grab a costume for you and your pup, and compete in the costume competition, brave the Doggie Haunted House, and shop with both pet and human vendors.
Nightmare at The Elms: Monster Ball Excelsior Springs
The Monster Ball at the historic and haunted Elms Hotel and Spa is back! Costumes are encouraged for this night of music, games, prizes, and fun.
Halloween Costume Party at Parlor Kansas City
Wear your best costume to the party for a chance to win prizes, play games, and dance to a live DJ at Parlor.
Heaven & Hell Halloween Party at Society KC Kansas City
Face your demise at Society’s Heaven & Hell party for ages 21+. Costumes are encouraged at this contemporary art-driven restaurant, bar, and event space.
Tivoli Present The Birds at The Nelson-Atkins Kansas City
Before watching a spooky screening of The Birds in Atkins Auditorium, party in Rozzelle Court with snacks, drinks, and a Birds-themed costume contest.
Zombie Prom at Fountain Haus
Dress your (spookiest) best and start the weekend at Zombie Prom, where Fountain Haus will crown a Prom King and King, Prom Queen and Queen, and Prom King and Queen.
Halloween Party at Howl Kansas City
At this 21+ party, there will be cash prizes for the best costumes, plenty of spooky-themed cocktails, and live music for dancing.
Halloween Weekend Party at Up-Down Kansas City
Kansas City’s adult arcade bar will offer drink specials, a photo booth, and prizes for the best costumes during their annual Halloween bash.
Howl-O-Ween Weekend at KC Wine Co. Olathe
This dog-friendly Halloween weekend features s’mores, Hocus Pocus punch, Vineyard Pub Pizza, charcuterie, adult drinks, trivia, and live performances at KC Wine Co.’s winery.
October 28, 29, & 31
Official Halloween Bar Crawl Kansas City
A ticket to this ghoulish bar crawl will get you access to half-price drinks and 20% off food at Howl at the Moon, No Other Pub, McFadden’s, Pizza Bar, Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint, and the Living Room Bar.
Boos & Booze Halloween Party at Nine Zero One Kansas City
The Fontaine’s Nine Zero One Rooftop Bar & Lounge has a $100 gift card reserved for the costume contest winner, plus everyone will have access to Halloween cocktails and tasty bites.
CarnEVIL at KC Live Kansas City
The bars and restaurants in Power & Light’s Kansas City Live! block are coming together to throw one of KC’s biggest Halloween bashes. Planet Comicon will be judging the costume contest, and all 12 venues will have a theme for the night.
Halloween Costume Ball at Cafe Trio Kansas City
Sport your spookiest costume and enjoy a night of food, drinks, live music, and costume contests throughout the evening.
Spookfest in Science City Kansas City
Bring the whole family for a day of Halloween experiments at Science City. From ‘bleeding’ handprints, Frankenstein’s lab, pumpkin geoboards, and more, there’s fun for everyone.
Terror at Electric Park Kansas City
J. Rieger’s Electric Park is taking out all the stops for this Halloween Party. KC Aerial Arts will have performances of fire eaters, stilt walkers, and contortionists, while costumed guests can dance to live music, snack on carnival food, and order discounted drinks.
Tricks and Treats in the Power & Light District Kansas City
Bring the whole family for trick-or-treating through the Power & Light District—dogs are welcome to attend too.
Spooky Saturday Trick or Treat at Chicken N Pickle North Kansas City
Costumes are encouraged for adults, kids, and pups at Chicken N Pickle. The kids can trick-or-treat at the fall-themed booths while you enjoy the “killer” Bloody Mary bar.
Boos & Booze Halloween Bash at Vertigo Sports Bar & Grill Blue Springs
This sports bar is offering $500 in cash prizes for the best costumes, running specials on fishbowls, drinks, and shots, and spinning live music during their Halloween party.
Goat Halloween Party Blue Springs
The Goat Brewing Co. is celebrating Halloween with costume contests, cocktails, and beers, drink specials, and games.
Boo & Brew at Town Center Plaza Leawood
From trick-or-treating, food trucks, brews on tap, live performances, play zones, yard games, shopping, and more, this annual Halloween party keeps the fun going for hours.
Parkville Halloween Fun Parkville
The City of Parkville is partying all day long with trick-or-treating at Parkville’s downtown businesses, trunk-or-treating with games and crafts at 819 Main Street, and ghost stories complete with live music and a haunted trail at the Parkville Nature Sanctuary.
Tricks & Treats Sip and Shop and Witchy Wine Hunt After Dark at Stone Pillar Winery Olathe
Bring the kiddos along in the afternoon for the costume parade and trick-or-treating while you grab a glass of wine, enjoy bites to eat from local food trucks, and shop with vendors. Then, round up your friends for spooky fun after dark.
Trick or Treat Off the Street at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Olathe
Everyone is invited to wear their costumes for a day of collecting candy, making crafts, taking a hayride, and experiencing life on an 1860s farm.
Boo at the Zoo Kansas City
Experience Halloween at the Kansas City Zoo during the zoo’s annual Halloween celebration—guests are encouraged to wear family-friendly costumes.
Mud Pie Trick or Treat Overland Park
Looking for a vegan Halloween party? This is the place to be. Dress up the kids and visit Mud Pie Vegan Bakery’s trick-or-treat stations with vegan candy, crafts, and other fun activities.