Have Some Halloween Fun in Boston This Year!

Ed Greable Blogger October 2, 2017

Are you looking for a fun way to spend Halloween this year? Aside from the many activities that can be found in nearby Salem and the numerous haunted houses in the area, there are a number of other ways for you to get into the spirit of Halloween and have some fun this year. Here is a look at just a few of the options available to you.

Silence of the Lambs Extravaganza

Liberty Hotel will be hosting a Silence of the Lambs extravaganza on October 28th complete with a DJ, specialty drinks and costumes. The fun begins at 8:00 pm and tickets are $52. Special packages containing two tickets, valet parking, a luxury room at the hotel and two Bloody Mary vouchers are also available.

Haunted Mansion

The Greatest Bar will be hosting its Haunted Mansion event on October 28th starting at 9:00 pm. Tickets are required to attend this costumed event, which will feature plenty of great music. The Greatest Bar is located at 262 Friend Street on the West End near TD Garden.

Halloween Ball

Lansdowne Pub will host its Halloween Ball from October 26th through the 28th, with live music taking place on October 28th starting at 10:00 pm. A costume contest will take place on both Friday and Saturday. Lansdowne Pub is located at 9 Lansdowne Street in Fenway.

ImprovBoston’s GoreFest – XIV: The Campaign

Every year, ImprovBoston puts on an over-the-top musical comedy featuring squirting blood, tasteless dialogue, juvenile humor and catchy tunes meant to gross out Halloween fans. Guaranteed to feature plenty of gore and lots of laughs, GoreFest offers an immersive and satirical musical experience. Shows take place at various times from October 27th through November 6th at the ImprovBoston Theater located at 40 Prospect Street in Cambridge.

Pru Boo

If you are looking for a family-friendly Halloween event, you might want to take a closer look at Pru Boo. The biggest Halloween party in the city, Pru Boo is open to children up to 12-years-old. Over 50 stores and restaurants at the Shops at Prudential Center participate in this annual event, with all proceeds going to a nonprofit partner that benefits children.

Participants are encouraged to wear their costumes as they come to The Shops at Prudential Center to enjoy a save and fun Halloween event. In addition to trick-or-treating, the event offers face painting, pumpkin decorating, magic shows, a concert and more. Non-food trick-or-treat items will also be included in this year’s event to accommodate those with food allergies or who simply would like an alternative to candy. For a small donation, participants will receive a trick-or-treat bag filled with candy from participating stores throughout the mall.

These are just a few examples of the great Halloween activities taking place in and around Boston. Keep checking back for more information about fun things to do in Boston this Halloween season!

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