CHARLOTTE, NC – You need to perfect your costume first, and then prepare yourself, because this Halloween 2021, the city of Charlotte is going out of its way.
Across town, from Saturday, October 30 through Halloween day and night, you can enter costume contests to win cash prizes of up to $ 1,000.
WCCB has put together a list of these events which will also include live music from DJs, devilishly good food and drinks, games, pumpkin carving, and more.
Check out our list below for your Halloween plans!
- Note that some sites require customers to be fully immunized to attend or to prove a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours.
Click here for last minute costume ideas.
Saturday October 30:
Boo Bash at Coyote Joe’s
Coyote Joe’s in Charlotte is hosting one of the region’s largest costume contests with over $ 1,800 in cash prizes.
The winners of the competition will be chosen by a panel of judges (all decisions are final) and the prize amounts are as follows:
- 1st place – $ 1,000
- 2nd place – $ 500
- 3rd place – $ 200
- 4th place – $ 100
Doors open at 7 p.m., with live performances from Out Of The Blue scheduled to start at 9 p.m. and continue until closing.
There will be $ 2.50 Bud & Bud Lite and $ 4.50 purple monsters.
Tickets are on sale here for $ 11 per person to attend the party.
4th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl – Charlotte
Buy a ticket online here for $ 20 / $ 25 per person at the Halloween Bar Crawl to participate in the “Crawl with us $ 1000 Halloween Costume Contest”.
Participants will have their photo taken by the official photographer of The Crawl With Us at the check-in location (during check-in time).
These photos will be uploaded to the Crawl With Us Facebook page no later than Tuesday, November 2.
Officials say entrants need to identify themselves in the photo they took, as the photo with the most likes in your cities album on Monday, November 8 will win four tickets to the next event and enter the nationwide contest. of Halloween costumes between winners from other cities. .
The photo with the most likes in the final contest album on Monday, November 15 at 12 noon will be crowned the winner and receive a cash prize of $ 1,000.
The Charlotte crawl will start at 4 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. (check-in is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Local on the 5th).
Participating locations include:
- Belfast Mill Irish Pub
- $ 4 Bud lights and Bud light seltzers
- $ 5 Jack-o-Lantern Shots
- $ 5 New Flavors of Amsterdam Vodka
- Mortimer café and pub
- $ 5 Sugar Creek Pumpkin Beer
- $ 12 Apple cider mule
- Miller High Life Bottles at $ 3
- $ 5 fireball shots
- $ 6 Super Freak mixed drink
- The local on 5
- Beer world
- $ 4 light buds
- $ 5 Pink Whitney Shots
- $ 5 pretzel bites
- $ 6 Sanctuary-Rita
The crawl after party will take place at the Roxbury from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Halloween Costume and DJ Contest at Kilted Buffalo’s Plaza Midwood Location
Head to Kilted Buffalo Plaza Midwood for a Halloween dance party and costume contest starting at 10 p.m.
The contest is completely free and the winners will win cash prizes
Rich & Bennett’s 20th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl
Charlotte’s original Halloween Crawl returns this Saturday, October 30.
Over 23 locations across Uptown Charlotte will participate.
The cost to participate ranges from $ 10 to $ 25 per person depending on when you purchase your tickets and includes drink specials, a koozie event, freebies, fun loot, and a costume contest.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the crawl’s local charitable partner, Carolina Breast Friends.
Registration will take place at the Pub Crawl Party Lot at 300 N. Brevard Street from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Only fully immunized people are encouraged to attend this event.
Click here to buy tickets.
Mitty’s Halloween Party – Costume Contest
Mitty’s Cannabis Cafe on Iverson Way will have a pumpkin carving contest and costume contest on Saturday.
It costs $ 15 to enter the pumpkin carving contest (you must bring your own pumpkin) and $ 25 to enter the costume contest.
The event will start at 7 p.m., the grand prize winner of the pumpkin carving competition will receive a cash prize of $ 100 and the winner of the costume competition will receive a cash prize of $ 500 by the end of the evening .
Crawler’s Downtown Halloween Bar Crawl
Lost & Found Bar will host the first Halloween Bar Crawl in Charlotte’s South End.
Participating bars include:
- Lost found
- The brickyard
- Social Sling
- Tavern on the rails
Registration will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and from there, participants will move in teams from bar to bar.
Tickets are available online here for $ 15 / $ 20 per person and that includes free drinks, a free game card at Slingshots, exclusive specials and drinks at each bar, free blanket, entry to the Halloween costume contest and, well sure, FREE fun!
Sunday October 31:
Eat, Drink and Be Scary Halloween Party
It’s a costume party! Held from 7 pm to 11 pm in an event space at 1701 W. Trade Street in Charlotte.
Tickets cost $ 40 per person for general admission and $ 60 for a group of two and can be purchased online here.
There will be a cash prize for the best costume!
Boozy Brunch at Rosies Wine Garden
Brunch, sweets, music, vendors, games and more during the Boozy Brunch Tour at Rosie’s Coffee & Wine Garden.
The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the North Davidson Street site.
There will be a cash prize for the costume contest winner!
Costume applicants are requested to email / text their name and costume description to [email protected] or 980-288-8682 in order to participate.
Tickets to attend the event are FREE.
Halloween Girls Room at QC Social Lounge
Doors open at 8 p.m. for the Halloween event in the QC Social Lounge girls room.
The Vanity Drag Show will feature special drag performances and there will be a 360 photo booth, circus shows and more.
There will also be a costume contest with proceeds going to the charity chosen by the winner.
Tickets for general admission start at $ 20 per person and can be purchased online here.
Squid game in Haze
The Haze Bar & Lounge on Central Avenue will have a Halloween Squid Games party on Sunday starting at 10 p.m.
There will be cash prizes for several contests, including a contest for the best costume.
Tickets are available online here from $ 10 per person.
Costume party for couples Booween
Muscles’s Sports Bar & Grill on Beatties Ford Road will host a Halloween couple’s costume party on Sunday starting at 5 p.m.
The best couple costume will receive a cash prize.
There will be a live DJ at the event and drinks will be available.
Pinhouse Halloween Costume Party
Hosted by some of the Carolina Panthers players, doors open at 10 p.m. for the Disturbia Halloween Costume Party at Pinhouse on Central Avenue.
A cash prize of $ 200 will be awarded to the most creative costume.
Tickets are available online here to attend from $ 20 per person.