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downtown san diego gaslamp quarter things to do halloween

The Gaslamp Quarter goes ghoulish each Halloween, offering the best frights and delights in San Diego, and you’re invited as the guest of dishonor. This is your ultimate guide to the best Halloween parties and events in San Diego. Whether you’re dying for the best haunted scares or the freakiest of parties, you won’t want to stray far from these Gaslamp haunts.

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WCKD Village

Headliners Trey Songz, T-Pain, LA Riots, Donald Glaude and more top acts will perform at WCKD Village, the Halloween music festival coming to the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter. Three stages, escape rooms, virtual-reality haunted hospital, $3000 cash-prize costume contest, lounges, scare experiences, photo opps, Rooftop After Party (at 5th & Sky, hosted by Theatre Box) and more.

Purchase tickets now with promo code GASLAMP to $5 off GA/GA+ tix; or GASLAMPVIP for $20 off VIP tix.

When: Saturday, October 26 6 p.m. to midnight

For More Information, Please Visit: WCKD Village

Andaz San Diego

Rooftop Terror All Inclusive Halloween Party!

Celebrate Halloween on the sexiest Rooftop in San Diego.

Flowing drinks, unlimited tacos and local DJ all for one price.

$75 Early Bird Tickets will include all drinks and tacos from 9pm-12am on October 31st!

At 12:01am the hotel goes back to cash bar sales…so be there early and get your tickets now!

Costume Contest, DJ’s, Drinks flowing, tacos grilling and a true night to remember on Halloween Night!

When: Thursday, October 31 9PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Andaz San Diego

barleymash

The Barleymash Asylum 

barleymash welcomes you to the barleymash asylum – you might check in, but you won’t be checking out! Named for the D.C. Comics’ Arkham Asylum for the Criminally Insane, head to the Gaslamp District favorite spot on Saturday, October 26th to kick off Halloween early! And on Wednesday, October 30th Espolon Tequila will be hosting a Day-of-the-Dead Party, with sugar skull painting, from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Continue the festivities on Thursday, October 31 with DJ Will Duka and an Espolon Prize Raffle.

When:

  • Saturday, October 26
  • Wednesday, October 30
  • Thursday, October 31

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: barleymash

Bassmnt

Join us on Halloween night as Insomniac Events presents 1788-L & DUCKY at Bassmnt!

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 919 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Bassmnt

Burger Lounge

BOO! On October 31st, bring the family to enjoy a haunting good time at any of our Burger Lounge restaurants in California!

From 3 p.m. to close, the kiddos* eat free when you order a kid’s entree and fries. Costumes are highly encouraged!

*Children 12 years of age and under.

When: Thursday, October 31 3PM – 9PM

Where: 528 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Burger Lounge

F6ix presents CarnEVIL

Step right up and purchase your tickets to the most amazing show on earth… F6ix CarnEVIL is creeping up!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM

Where: 600 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: F6ix presents CarnEVIL

FLUXX

Friday, October 25 – Halloween Weekend: Friday at FLUXX w DJ Brees

Fridays at FLUXX LA Takeover w/ DJ BREES

Saturday, October 26 – Halloween Weekend: FLUXX Mansion presents Playboy Halloween Party

FLUXX Nightclub Presents FLUXX Mansion Halloween Party! Every Bunny is Welcome…

Sunday, October 27 – Halloween Weekend: FLUXX Nightclub presents Dawn of the Dead

Don’t stop the party! Halloween Weekend at FLUXX Nightclub just got better with Dawn Of the Dead! Buy tickets, sign up for guest list, or book your table now!

Where: 500 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: FLUXX

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Halloween 2019: The Mad Tea Party ft. DJ Snoopadelic + Dada Life

We’re all mad here… This year we’re following the white rabbit right into the biggest Halloween Party in San Diego. With 7 Rooms and 3 Floors this party is sure to make you go bonkers. Join us for The Mad Tea Party ft. DJ SNOOPADELIC + DADA LIFE on Saturday, Oct. 26th!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

OMNIA San Diego

Trick or treat… Get ready to celebrate Halloween weekend with 3 nights of spooky shows.

Friday, October 25 – Halloween Weeknd: Benny Benassi

The legendary Benny Benassi kicks off Halloween Weekend on Friday, October 25!

Saturday, October 26 – Halloween Weeknd: Wild At Heart W/ Party Favor

OMNIA Knows What Scares You Presented by PartyTV

Thursday, October 31 – Halloween Weeknd: Lil Jon

I Know What You Did Last Night ft. Lil Jon

Where: 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: OMNIA San Diego

Oxford Social Club

Friday, October 25 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Wiz Khalifa

Halloween weekend is about to get crazy. We welcome platinum selling and Grammy nominated artist Wiz Khalifa to kick off Halloween weekend with us on Friday, October 25!

Saturday, October 26 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Graham Funke

The Halloween fun continues on Saturday, October 26 with DJ Graham Funke

Thursday, October 31 – Oxford Horror Story Murder House: Sexiest Costume contest

Come take part of the best Halloween Costume contest in San Diego with a $5,000 prize for best costume of the night

Where: 435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Oxford Social Club

Parq

Parq Freak Show: A Horror Story

We have joined forces with Dj Here and Dtown to bring you Parq Freak Show: A Horror Story on Saturday, October 26th. This event will consist of 5 rooms of music and 5 distinct experiences. The event will include two nightclubs as part of the 5 room experience including Parq & Lair Nightclub. This haunted maze spanning both venues boasts 35,000 square feet, 5 rooms, 5 distinct experiences and 10+ dj’s with all different musical formats. Grab your tickets today!

When: Saturday, October 26 10PM

Where: 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Parq

San Diego Zombie Crawl

Join us for San Diego’s One & Only 5-Day Halloween Club Celebration and get access to 23+ insane costume parties you don’t want to miss. So… are you ready to crawl?  1 WICKED TICKET. 23+ PARTIES. 30+ DEVILISH TREATS (10+ WELCOME SHOTS INCLUDED). Experience an adult Trick or Treating like no other and 23 insane costume parties for the price of ONE!

Use Promo code “GQA” for 10% off tickets!

When:

  • Friday, October 25 – Saturday, October 26
  • Thursday, October 31
  • Friday, November 1 – Saturday, November 2

For More Information, Please Visit: San Diego Zombie Crawl

Searsucker

Monster Bash Brunch

Be our guest of dishonor as we get ghoulish this year at our special brunch edition Halloween style. Book your reservation any time after 10AM, and order off of our brunch menu!
Book here: www.searsucker.com/san-diego-reservations

We’ll be offering all of the best brunch dishes that Gaslamp has to offer. Start the pre-party with us at Searsucker San Diego before heading to Gaslamp for the spooky events that the district is known for.

Ignore the tricks and come enjoy all the treats during our Halloween Brunch! Join us in costume if you dare.

When: Saturday, October 26 10AM – 2PM

Where: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Searsucker

Side Bar

Halloween 2019: Side Bar Things

Venture to the Upside Down with us this Halloween! We’re throwing a frozen-waffle, christmas-lights, big-hair, mouth-breather, demogorgon kind of party! So gather the crew, charge your walkie-talkies, and explore our stranger side!

When: Saturday, October 26 9PM

Where: 536 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Side Bar

Sign of the Whale

Saturday, October 26 10AM – 3PM: Howl-O-Ween: Brunchin’ with your Bestie

We’re not just dog friendly, we’re dog fanatic! We continue to partner with Tito’s Vodka for our monthly dog brunch, with this installment benefiting Angel’s of Rawley Foundation, and offering some Howl-O-Ween FUN!

This WILL BE a dog adoption event!
Bring your dog…. or maybe leave with a new one. 😉

  • Canine costume contest 12pm
  • Trick-or-treating for your pups throughout brunch
  • Tito’s gift basket raffled for only $5 a ticket!
  • All funds raised from raffle donated to the foundation.
  • Tito’s cocktails with a portion of proceeds donated to
  • Dog friendly brunch dishes and more!

Saturday, October 26 9PM – 2AM: The DEAD Sea

Sign of the Whale invites you to dive deep into the dark abyss to see what mysterious monsters lie below….

Join us for a night of dancing, drinking, and down right debauchery with an eerie night of bottom dwelling creatures. Few survive at the ocean’s depths. Will you be one of them?

Thursday, October 31 9PM – 2AM: Shipwreck – Halloween Night at the Whale!

Hold on tight as Sign of the Whale will be throwing guests into a torrential night at sea full of perished pirates, sailors, and mermaids. Admittance for this night will only cost $10 and include a welcome cocktail. Come aboard as we get shipwrecked and take you down with us!

Where: 672 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Sign of the Whale

The Smoking Gun

It’s coming, you can’t hide or run from it… it’s The Smoking Gun’s Nightmare on Market Street! Spend the evening with the freaks of your nightmares on Saturday, October 26th and enjoy all the spook-ta-cular beats of DJ Petecaso. The event kicks off at 6:00 p.m. and there will be no cover for 92101 neighbors. This is one nightmare you won’t want to miss, or it will haunt you for eternity!

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun

Theatre Box

We’re getting in the spooky season spirit with our scary movie series, Nightmares on Fifth Avenue all month long.

  • 10.07 – The Ring
  • 10.10 – The Exorcist
  • 10.14 – Paranormal Activity
  • 10.17 – Hereditary
  • 10.21 – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 10.24 – The Conjuring
  • 10.28 – The Blair Witch Project
  • 10.31 – Hostel

Where: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Theatre Box

5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge at Theatre Box

5th & Scare Halloween Party at 5th & Sky

Theatre Box’s newest addition, 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge, will celebrate a scary fun Halloween with “5th & Scare,” a rooftop party featuring signature craft cocktails, a guest DJ and a costume contest with cash prizes beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.

5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge will kick off the evening with an extended happy hour available from 5 to 8 p.m., offering $7 signature cocktails and $8 share plates. Popular Los Angeles-based DJ, Rob Tirea, will set the mood throughout the night with a set featuring lively electronic and dance music.

Guests are encouraged to dress to scare for a chance to win cash prizes and Theatre Box movie and dining prizes in the Halloween costume contest. Partygoers must check-in for the Halloween costume contest by 9 p.m. in order to be eligible to win.

When: Thursday, October 31

Where: 701 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: 5th & Sky Rooftop Gardens & Lounge at Theatre Box

Tin Roof

Saturday, October 26 10PM: The Tin Roof Nineties Massacre!

Dress up in your Halloween costume and party all night long with Paging the 90’s Band! Costume Contest, prizes and giveaways!

Monday, October 28 7PM: Hocus Pocus Trivia Night!

‘Tis the season to be watching — and quoting — Hocus Pocus. Think you know everything there is to know about the Sanderson sisters? Prove it! Dress up and compete to win prizes!

Email Brian@tinroofbars.com to reserve a table!

Monday, October 28 8PM: Scary-aoke! With Jason G.

Happy Halloween weekend! Enjoy Scary- aoke with Jason G.

Best Impersonation costume/Singing Contest!

$2 off drafts and $3 off Spirits

Thursday, October 31 6PM: Hallow-emo Night!

Live EMO band playing all your favorite EMO songs all Halloween Night!

Free Candy, SADDEST Costume Contest and more!

$8 PBR + Jamo shot – $2 Bleeding hearts jello shots

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

Tropical Savor Bar & Grill

NOCHE DE SABROSURA: Halloween Party Edition – Salsa, Bachata, Merengue + more

Come in costume and celebrate Halloween with us! We’ll start with Salsa, Bachata and Merengue and add Reggaeton into the mix for late night

Featuring…

  • Music by DJ Mambo and tailored to you – we’re taking your song requests ahead of time as usual
  • Prizes for best costumes
  • Validated parking
  • …and yes, we have A/C

When: Saturday, October 26 9:30PM – 1AM

Where: 729 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tropical Savor Bar & Grill

Union Kitchen & Tap

Downtown’s energetic vibes are the idyllic backdrop for Halloween shenanigans, so head to Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp on Saturday, October 26th for their Freak Show-themed soiree, complete with décor sure to draw in American Horror Story fans near and far. Get boo-zy with $5 Bearded Lady Cocktails and a DJ Jalil spinning from 9:30 p.m. – close!

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

Vin de Syrah

Stranger Syrah

Follow the white rabbit to the upside down and join us on Saturday, September 26th for our Stranger Syrah Halloween party! Feel immersed in 80’s Hawkins with our Starcourt Mall bar, Castle Byers tasting table, entrance into the Upside Down, and even Joyce Byers living room. You won’t want to miss this decor!

Come see our staff dressed as your favorite Stranger Things character and enjoy some incredible themed cocktails and a complimentary photo booth. And the best part?… NO COVER!

Email jessie@syrahwineparlor.com for bottle service inquiries.

When: Saturday, October 26

Where: 901 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Vin de Syrah