As we all know, San Diegan’s don’t really need an excuse to dress up in costume…but when there’s an actual holiday with costumes involved, you know this city gets behind it! And while the kids are out trick-or-treating in the early evening, the ghoulish get down at night.
Here are just some of the San Diego Halloween parties that will be sure to get you moving:
San Diego Monster Bash
Without a doubt the largest and most spectacular Halloween party in town! They’re shutting down 8 blocks of downtown San Diego to create a massive street party with 3 music stages, 10 bars, 50 dancers and thousands of costumed party-goers.
When: Saturday, October 26th, 6:00pm – Midnight
Where: 7th Avenue & Market Street, San Diego, 92101
Cost: $40 Advance General Admission; $45 Day-Of General Admission or upgrade to VIP status for lots of fiendishly fun extras
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San Diego Zombie Crawl
As the perfect add-on to your Monster Bash tickets, or even a great party on its own, your Zombie Crawl pass will get you into 22 different Halloween parties at participating downtown bars and nightclubs and includes a free drink at 15 different locations! Enjoy no cover charge access to Halloween hot spots including Bassmnt, F6ix, Stingaree or the Pussy Cat Dollhouse – with free shots at any number of local restaurants, bars and nightclubs. And for those day-walkers who want to party all night, admission to Side Bar’s FIVE TEN “Crack of Dawn” party from 5:00-10:00 a.m. is included!
When: Saturday, October 26th, 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 820 5th Avenue, San Diego, 92101
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Hard Rock Hotel’s Halloween Haunts
Start the Halloween party early on Saturday night with 3 floors of the Hard Rock Hotel dedicated to Halloween hijinx, featuring 4 venues and 15 DJs! Then come back for more mischief on Halloween night to party with the EC Twins and other featured entertainers in 2 separate venues.
When: Saturday, October 26th and Thursday, October 31st, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 207 5th Avenue, San Diego, 92101
Cost: Saturday – $60 pre-sale/$75 Day-Of; Thursday – $30
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Night Fright at Wave House Beach Club
For those Halloween revelers who just can’t give up being in the sand – even for a wild night of partying – look no further than Fortune 421’s Night Fright party at the Wave House in Mission Beach. Dance the night away under the stars to the beats of Andy Caldwell, Ayla Simone and Chris Liosi.
When: October 26th, 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 3125 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, 92109
Cost: $12.50 Early Bird/$17.50 Day-Of
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Know of any other great San Diego Halloween parties? Comment below and let us know!