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Eat, drink and be scary: Halloween fun in Downtown Arlington

Slip into something spooky and join the fun in Downtown Arlington this Halloween!

Friday, October 27

Division Brewing

For only a $5 cover, some of Division Brewing's favorite bands will be dressing up as some of their favorite bands, including The Texas Jesus and Mary Chainsaw Massacre (a side project of Polystarra) will be playing as The Jesus and Mary Chain, Classy Affair as The Pixies, NR/CD The REAL Tenacious D Tribute playing The D, International Bitterness Unit as Murder City Devils, and I'm The One Who's Fighting as the Foo Fighters. Local comedienne Sheridi Lester will be performing between each band. Costume contest with prizes, too.

Free Play Arlington

Get your tickets in advance for this sure-to-sellout event which includes a costume contest with prizes, drink specials, free swag, special Halloween arcade games, live performances and a custom 1980s Halloween playlist.

Grease Monkey

Less about Halloween, more about music: roots rock reggae band Idol Job.

J. Gilligan's

Also less about Halloween, more about music: Squeezebox Bandits.

Saturday, October 28

Legal Draft GLOW Yoga Party

In the spirit of Halloween fun, join Legal Draft and Arlington Yoga Center for this GLOW-inspired yoga class. $15 grants you access to a 45 minute session with a fun 80's-90's music playlist, 80's-90's costume contest with prizes, plus a well-earned pint of beer after.

Growl/Division Brewing

Downtown's newest live music venue promises loud music by Lindy's Revenge, Los Eskeletos, The Ex-Optimists, and The Prof. Fuzz 63.

Hooligan's Pub

Costume contest and prizes, new spooky drinks, and special guest deejay Michael Lewis.

J.R. Bentley's

Costume contest with prizes, free swag, drink specials, body painting exhibit hosted by William Edge Salon, live music by Sweet T. 

Milo's Upscale Dive Bar

Costume contest and prizes, drink specials, and deejay Berto playing the creepiest of music and videos.

Grease Monkey

Less about Halloween, more about music: Whitnye Raquel.

Monday, October 30

On Tap

It's the Great Pumpkin event: As a part of North Texas Beer Week, sample unusual pumpkin beers from around the country including Avery Rumpkin, Strangeland Headless Gentelam, and Tupps Full Grown Jack.

Tuesday, October 31

On Tap

Costume Contest and prizes: As a part of North Texas Beer Week, Legal Draft and Cedar Creek will be in the house with their new collaboration, Double Dry Hopped IPAs.

UT Arlington

The UTA Art + Art History department presents ARToberfest with UTA alumna Sam Lao.

But wait! There's more.

For more Halloween fun in Arlington, including Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas, check out the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau blog.

Know of other Halloween activities going on in Downtown Arlington venues? Let us know in the comments section below.