13 Halloween Happenings Around Boston 2021

It’s spooky season, Boston! To help you celebrate All Hallow’s Eve, we’ve rounded up a bunch of events taking place around town that don’t suck. Whether you’re looking for haunted houses or costume contests, we’ve got you covered. Get your last-minute costumes ready and check out these Halloween Happenings around Greater Boston. 

Hard Rock Cafe Halloween Party (Boston)

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Celebrate the 6th annual Hard Rock Boston Halloween party this Saturday, October 30. Reserve a table and enjoy dinner before the festivities begin. 

13th World Haunted House (Cumberland, Rhode Island)

Head down to Rhode Island’s scariest haunted house! This event has taken place the last 19 years and features all your favorite scary Halloween characters. 

Chambers of Terror (Salem) 

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Get ready for the scariest 7 minutes of your life at Salem’s annual Chambers of Terror. 

Halloween Fiesta at Casa Caña (Brighton)

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Sabor Latino Boston is hosting a Fiesta this Saturday, October 30 at Casa Caña. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. 

Burlesque Halloween Show Beehive (Boston)


Head to the South End this Thursday, October 28 for the Trick or Tease Burlesque Show at the Beehive. Dinner and drinks will be sold during the event. Reservations recommended. 

Devil’s Carnival at Cheeky Monkey (Boston)

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Looking to enter a costume contest? Check out the Devil’s Carnival at the Cheeky Monkey this Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Take advantage of the live DJs and dance your monster heart out.

SomerStreets: Monster Mash (Somerville)

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Looking for family-friendly activities this weekend? Check out SomerStreets: Monster Mash taking place this Sunday, October 31. Visitors can expect face painting, magicians, a costume parade, two music stages and more. Did we mention there will be roller skating?

Beacon Hill with a BOO (Boston)

Long-time Boston residents know Beacon Hill does it right for Halloween. Book a walking tour with Boston by Foot and learn more about the spooky history of this famous neighborhood. Private tours are also readily available. 

Nightmare in the Navy Yard (Charlestown)

Who doesn’t love a cool beer garden? The Anchor is hosting spooktacular events at their two-story venue this Halloween weekend. Grab your boo or include the whole squad because there’s a variety of VIP packages available for couples and groups.

Saints & Sinners Haunted Party Cruise (Boston)

Did you miss out on the summer boat season? You’ve got one last chance to put those sea legs to use this Friday, October 29. Head to the dock and hop aboard the Saints & Sinners Haunted Party Cruise. This year’s theme is Halloween with Fast Times: a throwback to the 80’s.

A Nightmare on Tremont Street (Boston)

Halloweeners looking for an EDM clubbing experience should flock to Royale this Saturday, October 30. Dance your hearts out at one of Boston’s best venues. 

The Jungle (Somerville)

Regularly hosting music events, The Jungle will be in full swing this Halloween weekend. This community venue was once an old police garage. Don’t worry it’s probably not haunted. 


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