Spooky season is creeping around the corner, so it’s time to decide where to spend your hallow-eekend! I've gathered my top 13 Halloween events, located from coast to coast. These fests not only feature insane lineups, but ethereal performers, elaborate stages, and of course, amazing costumes from ravers just like you. Take a look at these fests and be sure to trick or treat yo’self to one of them
BOO! San Francisco
When: October 25th-26th
Where: San Francisco, CA ⏐ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Why: This two-day event is a MUST for our Bay Area headbangers. BOO! SF is a legendary festival that has made it’s way not only to San Fran, but Arizona and Texas too. Click here to grab your tickets!
Escape Psycho Circus
When: October 25th & 26th
Where: San Bernardino, CA ⏐ NOS Event Center
Why: This spooky weekend is one of iHeartRaves’ favorite fests! Escape Psycho Circus brings not only an INSANE lineup, amazing stages, interactive photo ops, and a real circus! No joke, even the circus has its own lineup. Escape tickets are going to go fast, so make sure to snag them now!
Who: USC Events
When: October 25th
Where: Seattle, WA ⏐ WaMu Theater
Why: The lineup may not be out yet, but this fest is a force to be reckoned with. This indoor circus not only delivers amazing decor, but the rides are pretty sweet, too. For all my PNW ravers, Freaknight is THE event of spooky season. Tickets are currently on sale here, and the lineup is expected to drop in September.
Who: V2 Presents
When: October 25 & 26
Where: Salt Lake City, Utah
Why: This two-festival boasts a freakin' amazing lineup! I've also heard good things about the venue, too! Snag tickets here.
Freaky Deaky Texas
Who: Disco Donnie Presents
When: October 26th-27th
Where: Baytown, TX ⏐ Houston Raceway
Why: Freaky Deaky is another Halloween classic. Expect to see attendees going all out on their costumes, and raging hard AF all night. This two-day fest has it all, from the Freaky Deaky Food Drive, to discounts on hotels and airfare. Grab your tickets here and head on over to their sit to learn more about all the treats they have to offer!
HARD Day of the Dead
Who: HARD Events
When: November 2nd
Where: Los Angeles, CA | L.A. State Historic Park
Why: This beast of a celebration is for our 21+ ravers. This single-day lineup is absolutely stacked and guarantees you will be absolutely wrecked by the end of the night. Click here for more info on tickets and get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead!
HARD Red Rocks Halloween
Who: HARD Events
When: October 26th
Where: Morrison, CO ⏐ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Why: When you take a breathtaking venue and blend it with some top-notch artists, you know you’re in store for a treat. HARD is hitting Red Rocks for the first time ever, so get ready to break some necks! Tickets are available here.
Who: Rockhouse Partners
When: October 24th-27th
Where: Live Oak, FL ⏐ Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
Why: Although this fest isn’t a full on rave, it is still one to consider when choosing your Halloween festivity. Suwannee Hulaween is a camping festival packed with four days of top tier artists. And the best part about this fest is that you get to create four Halloween looks! Click here to grab your tickets to one of Florida’s wildest weekends.
Who: Voodoo Experience
When: October 25th-27th
Where: New Orleans, LA ⏐ City Park
Why: Another eclectic fest, Voodoo is bringing three days of some of the biggest names in EDM, such as Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Snails, The Glitch Mob, Rezzand Zhu. A Halloweekend at Voodoo entails not only music, but culinary experiences, interactive large-scale art installation, a shopping experience, and so much more. Weekend passes and single day tickets are available at https://www.voodoofestival.com/tickets/.
Warehouse of Horrors Music and Arts Festival
Who: Nightout Inc.
When: October 25th-27th
Where: New York, NY ⏐ Knockdown Center
Why: Have you ever partied at a hundred-year-old warehouse? This event features not only a unique venue, but bone-chiling art and music experiences. Weekend passes and single day tickets are available here, as well as hotel room packages.
Super Natural Festival
Who: Global Dance Presents
When: October 26
Where: Denver, CO - National Western Complex
Why: Global Dance is known for bringing good vibes to Denver. With headliners like Porter Robinson, Deorra, Dion Timmer and more, this one-day festival is guaranteed to be a wicked good time. Grab your tickets here.
Wondering what to wear to Ultra? The most important thing to consider when choosing your Ultra outfits is to make sure you can dance all day and night comfortably. It’s definitely a music-heavy festival so you’ll most likely be on your feet most of the time. Check out these styles for some fabulous rave outfits inspiration.