Thursday, October 24, 2013

All the Halloween Things

Get your sleep in the next few days because I've got a dozen Halloween events, parties and bar crawls over the next week. Here is everything Halloween related in Arlington and a few in DC in chronological order:

Monster Bar Crawl
Friday Oct 25 4-9pm
Giant bar crawl including Bailey's, Clarendon Grill, Darna Lounge, Fat Shorty's, First Down, Front Page, Green Turtle, Hard Times, Iota, Mad Rose, Matsutake, Mexicali Blues, Mister Days, RìRà , Rock Bottom, Sobe, Spider Kelly's, Velocity 5, Whitlows, Wilson Tavern and World of Beers. Tickets are $15 and benefit Stop Child Abuse Now.

Elliot in the Morning costume party
Friday Oct 25 8pm-2am
Clarendon Ballroom hosts the annual gigantic costume party hosted by DC101 radio jockey with a $3,000 grand prize. Live music by cover band Junkfood and DJ JC. Doors at 8pm, $15 cover, goes up after 10pm.

Alexandria Scavenger Hunt
Saturday Oct 26 1-5pm
Hunt around Old Town pubs and bars and enjoy drink specials and a grand prize of $500. Tickets are $10.

Nightmare on M Street
Saturday Oct 26 5pm-12am
Huge bar crawl in DC with 34 participating bars, starting at Maddy's in Dupont, McFadden's at Foggy Bottom, or The Exchange Saloon near Farragut West. Drink specials, a costume contest at McFadden's, and radio station 107.3 on hand. Tickets are $30.

Clarendon Ballroom party
Saturday Oct 26 8pm-2am
There should be a good crowd at Ballroom with music by the great cover band Liquid A with DJ Lil Fos downstairs. Doors open at 6pm. Cover is $10.

Front Page Capitals costume party
Saturday Oct 26 8pm-2am
Dress up in hockey gear, normal, sexy or gruesome, and watch the Captials vs Calgary Flames. No cover.

Whitlows costume contest
Saturday Oct 26 10pm-2am
Party/rock band The Vigilantes perform at Whitlows with a $100 prize costume contest. $5 cover.

Mad Rose Mad O Ween
Thursday Oct 31 8pm-2am
DJ SAAM provides the beats on the Halloween night party with a special dance off with their "Thriller" Michael Jackson Tribute. No cover.

Wilson Tavern Monsters Ball
Thursday Oct 31 9pm-2am
This second annual party includes drink specials, a shot ice luge  and a costume contest prize of a $50 bar tab. No cover.

Clarendon Grill party
Thursday Oct 31 9pm-2am
Costume contest with music by cover band Total Whiteout and DJ 2 NUTZ

Velocity 5 Spooktacular costume party
Friday Nov 1  9pm-2am
Free event with Welby Luk and DJ LION, which also benefits The Childrens Tumor Foundation


Mexicali Blues Day of the Dead party
Friday Nov 1
Keep your costume for El Dia De Muertos  party with a $200 first prize contest. No cover.

Clarendon Halloween Crawl
Saturday Nov 2 2pm-9pm
Local post-Halloween bar crawl including Whitlow’s, Spider Kelly's, Clarendon Grill, SoBe, Hunan One, Hard Times Cafe, Mister Days, Iota, Velocity 5, and Wilson Tavern. Tickets are $15.