Spirited Halloween celebrations in San Diego


BOO! That’s what you’ll be saying if you miss out on these San Diego Halloween parties.

10.26-28+31: Phantom of OMNIA Halloween weekend

OMNIA Night Club San Diego is hosting a Halloween-themed party weekend as part of their promotion Phantom of OMNIA: The Mask Comes Off. Each night of fun will be headlined with musical guests. The headlining acts each night for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Tuesday are Ghastly, Party Favor, Vice and Jauz. Guests are encourage to come dressed in costume.

9 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday and Tuesday. OMNIA Night Club. 454 Sixth Avenue, Gaslamp Quarter. $21-$65.

10.28, 29 San Diego Zombie Crawl Gaslamp Takeover Halloween

Dress up and invade the Gaslamp as this year’s Zombie Crawl offers ticket packages for individuals and groups granting access to San Diego’s top 25 Halloween parties, plus bonus welcome shots.

6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Around the Gaslamp. $40-$125.

10.28 Halloween Pre-Party Explore the Upside Down

This Stranger Things-themed event features a costume contest, raffles and prizes, a photo booth, fortune tellers, Darkwave music, a Ouija Board and $5 drink specials.

7-10 p.m. Saturday. Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park. $13.

10.28 Halloween Ball

The Pendry Hotel is combining three venues into a jam-packed Halloween party that includes pre-party cocktails and apps at Lionfish, a performance from Bassjackers at The Pool House and Fabolous at Oxford Social Club.

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday. Pendry Hotel, 550 J St., downtown. $50-$3,000.

10.28 House of Voodoo celebration

The House of Voodoo celebration at F6ix is a party full of witch doctors, potions, spells and the domain where your nightmares come true. Featuring live music from DJ Vision, this spooky event encourages guests to come dressed in their scariest costume to help conjure a night where fun and mysticism collide.

9 p.m. Saturday. F6ix, 526 F St., downtown. $20-$30.

10.28 The Curse of Sidebar

Sidebar is hosting The Curse of Sidebar Halloween celebration where The Black Pearl docks into a night of plundering and rum drinking. Featuring music from Kyle Flesch, guests are asked to dress up in their best pirate outfits and bring their mates.

9 p.m. Saturday. Side Bar, 536 Market St., downtown San Diego. Early bird: $10; GA prices range from $10-$15.

10.28: Tragic Kingdom

The Tragic Kingdom Halloween Bash at the Hard Rock Hotel is an indoor/outdoor extravaganza. With the event spanning three hotel levels and five rooms, 15 DJs will be spinning alongside headliners Trey Songz and Benny Benassi.

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego,

207 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp. $


10.28: Black Pearl Halloween - The Haunted Mansion on the Water

All hands on deck aboard the California Spirit as this 21+ event provides costumed guests a luxury cruise through San Diego’s harbor. The VIP experience includes an open bar, live music and complimentary gourmet bites.

10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The California Spirit Yacht, 990 N. Harbor Dr., downtown. $82-$1,080.

10.26-28, 10.31: Forgotten Speakeasy

Come check out live music and cocktails at Queensborough Cocktail Lounge for four days of haunted speakeasy fun. Musical guests from Thursday through Saturday feature Fresh One, Huy Believe, Scooter, Billy the Kid and Pocket with Tuesday night ending the festivities with Fresh One and Chris Cutz & Kerry Glass.

8 p.m. to midnight. Thursday through Saturday and Tuesday. Queensborough Cocktail Lounge, 777 Fifth Ave., downtown. $10-$20.

10.31: Nightmare on J Street

Nason’s Beer Hall inside the Pendry Hotel is hosting a costume contest where the winner receives brunch for two at Nason’s or a one-night stay at the Pendry. The runner-up of the contest will receive dinner for two at Provisional, the Pendry Hotel’s all-day eatery.

9 p.m. Tuesday. Nason’s Beer Hall. 570 J St., downtown San Diego.

10.31: The Poetry Brothel Masquerade

The Poetry Brothel (whose founder happens to be from San Diego) is an interactive experience coming to San Diego this Halloween. Taking place at The Lafayette Hotel’s Mississippi Ballroom, a literary cabaret features poetry, live music, vaudeville and performance art in the setting of an authentic brothel where guests pay poets for one-on-one readings of their original work in candlelit back rooms.

8 p.m. to midnight. Tuesday. The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park. $40-$75.

10.31: Saints & Sinners Halloween Bash

Come dressed up as a saint or sinner for this costume party featuring live music by Keep Your Soul, plus industry specials and giveaways. Guests dressed in the theme of saint or sinner will be granted complimentary entry.

9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday. Tin Roof, 401 G St., downtown. $10.

10.31: Halloween night costume contest

Here’s where dressing up for Halloween as an adult can really pay off - this ultimate costume contest has $10,000 in cash and prizes that will be handed out throughout the party featuring DJ Dynamiq.

Tuesday. Oxford Social Club, 550 J St., downtown.

10.31: San Diego Beer and Music Festival - Halloween Edition

The bi-annual San Diego Beer and Music Festival returns this Halloween for a holiday-themed music and beer festival featuring unlimited beer tastings from more than 100 beers and live music from Mickey Avalon and Dirt Nasty.

6 p.m. Tuesday. 2820 Historic Decatur Rd., Ste. 140, Liberty Station. $35-$50.