Calling all ghosts, goblins and ghouls — it’s time to get freaky in Miami. Halloween falls on a weekday this year, but don’t let that throw a monkey wrench in your plans. We’ve rounded up plenty of options to keep the vampire vibes going strong all week long — so many, in fact, you’re probably going to need more than one costume.

BRICKELL / DOWNTOWN / WYNWOOD

The Place: Triki Triki Halloween at Veza Sur, 55 NW 25th ST.
The theme: Whatever you want
The date and time: Saturday, October 26th, 9PM – 2AM.
What to expect: Live music by Locos Por Juana and Tamboka, DJs, costumes contests and of course beer. Like their new release: Horchata Cream Ale.
How to get in: free w/ RSVP

The place: HalloWYN 2019 at The Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW 2nd Ave.
The theme: #IgniteFrightNite
The date and time: Thursday, October 31st, 7PM – 3AM.
What to expect: Fireball Whiskey-featured drinks, food trucks, LED activations, fire dancers, DJs, prizes for best costumes.
How to get in: RSVP here for free GA, or you can get sweet drinks if you upgrade.

The place: The Wharf, 114 SW North River Dr., Miami
The theme: Pirates
The date and time: Saturday, October 26 from 12 p.m. 3am.
What to expect: lots of booze, a real pirate ship with a VIP open-bar, a costume contest with prizes, island-inspired bites and more surprises.
How to get in: RSVP here — admission is free before 10 p.m.

Photo: World Red Eye

The place: CVLTVRA Miami, 1100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
The theme: Haunted Mansion
The date and time: Thursday, October 31 from 7-11 p.m.
What to expect: bottles of Veuve Clicquot (they’re the hosts, after all), sounds by Los Wizzards, themed drinks, light bites and cocktails made from Veuve and Hennessy — pick your poison.
How to get in: tickets are $75 here.

The place: Lost Boy, 157 East Flagler St., Miami
The theme: Winter Olympics
The date and time: Thursday, October 31 from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
What to expect: ski lodge decor, drink specials, music by DJ G. Brown and prizes for gold medalists in the costume category.
How to get in: admission is free.

The place: Marion, 1111 SW 1st Ave., Miami
The theme: Bonnie & Clyde
The date and time: Thursday, October 31 from 7 p.m. – close.
What to expect: thieves, robbers, outlaws and vagabonds — plus performers, surprises and music by Hush Money.
How to get in: admission is free.

Photo: Marion Miami

The place: Sugar at EAST Miami, 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami
The theme: Sugar Heist (based on the Netflix series Money Heist).
The date and time: Thursday, October 31 from 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.
What to expect: complimentary cocktails for guests who arrive in costume.
How to get in: admission is free.

The place: Black Market, 168 SE 1st St., Miami
The theme: Nightmare on 1st Street
The date and time: Friday, November 1 from 11 p.m. – 5 a.m.
What to expect: Halloween-themed cocktails, costume contests and prizes, and live music by DJ Shift — all upstairs in the very old, very haunted After Market lounge.
How to get in: admission is free.

The Place: The Deck at Island Gardens
The theme: Carnaval Sensuel
The date and time: Thursday, October 31st 8PM – 1AM
What to expect: Sensual dinner experiences, carnaval performances, DJ beats and more.
How to get in: more info here.

CORAL GABLES & LITTLE HAVANA

The place: The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables
The theme: Come as you like
The date and time: Friday, October 25 from 8 p.m. until midnight.
What to expect: A lavish buffet dinner, a premium open bar, beats by DJ OneTrack, and at least three costume contest categories (best couple, most creative, and best group).
How to get in: tickets are available here for $150 until October 18, then $165.

Photo: Cafe La Trova

The place: 80s 305 Bar at Cafe La Trova, 971 SW 8th St., Miami
The theme: 1930s and 1940s Cuba
The date and time: Wednesday, October 30 and Thursday, October 31 all night.
What to expect: Old-school gangsters, starlets, and the glitterati of yesteryear, plus themed classic cocktails, hand-rolled cigars, and a live DJ.
How to get in: admission is free.

MIAMI BEACH

The place: Villa Azur, 309 23rd St., Miami Beach
The theme: Circus Momentous
The date and time: Thursday, October 31, from 6:30 p.m. – late.
What to expect: get ready for dinner and a freak show, complete with themed decor, shocking performances and beats by Stephan M.
How to get in: make a reservation by emailing reservations@villaazurmiami.com.

The place: Baoli, 1906 Collins Ave., Miami
The theme: Dracula, My Love
The date and time: Wednesday, October 30, from 7 p.m. – close.
What to expect: vampy Victorian costumes, lots of lace, and beats that could raise the dead, thanks to DJ Hugo M.
How to get in: admission is free.

The place: Generator Miami, 3120 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The theme: The Shining
The date and time: Thursday, October 31; showings at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
What to expect: a four-course dinner, a bottle of wine and a private showing of The Shining.
How to get in: tickets are $100 per couple, available here.

The place: Hyde Beach, Dia de Los Muertos
The theme: A Calling of Spirits
The date and time: Friday, November 1st 8PM – 4AM
What to expect: Soundtuary will bring Mexico’s tradition of Día de los Muertos to Miami for a 10-hour outdoor calling of the spirits & musical experience.
How to get in: tickets are $30, get them here.

The place: The Rooftop at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The theme: Haunted Mansion
The date and time: Thursday, October 31 from 8 p.m. – midnight.
What to expect: more Veuve Clicquot (they’re hosting this one, too), champagne specials — and possibly showers — a costume contest, a live DJ and more.
How to get in: tickets are $30 here and include one glass of complimentary champagne.

The place: La Cerveceria de Barrio, both locations in Miami Beach (831 Lincoln Rd. Mall and 1412 Ocean Dr.)
The theme: Dia de los Muertos
The date and time: Thursday, October 31
What to expect: drinks specials until 7 p.m. — like $6.95 select margaritas and classic cocktails, and $5 select draft and bottled beer.
How to get in: admission is free.

Photo: World Red Eye

Cover photo: HalloWYN.


Amanda Mesa has covered Miami’s restaurant and bar scene for more than five years. She loves to write about her four biggest passions: cocktails, food, music and travel. When she isn’t penning pieces for publications like Culture Crusaders, Indulge Magazine and Miami.com, she’s usually planning her next trip. Ask her where to find a great meal or cocktail anywhere in the world, and she’ll point you in the right direction.