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Danger Zone Halloween Weekend
Republic Garden & Lounge
5 p.m. Oct. 27-31

Republic kicks off Halloween today with a Top Gun themed dance party, which will continue Friday and Saturday night. On Sunday, head to Republic for a drag show on the patio and another Halloween Party at night. 

The Rocky Horror Experience
Queen Street Playhouse
7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-30

Join in during this interactive viewing of the cul classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This screening is not your typical “shadowcast” experience. Witness Charleston vocalists perform certain numbers live during the film and participate in the performance with callbacks, props and a costume contest. Guests are encouraged to dress in their Rocky Horror best. This is not a child-friendly event.

Rocky Horror Picture Show 
Charleston Music Hall 
8 p.m. Oct. 28

Rocky Horror Picture Show will be at the Music Hall Oct. 28. This 1975 cult classic movie will have you screaming obscenities at the screen when different characters appear while you enjoy refreshments from the bar. Not only can you dress up as Dr. Frank N. Furter, Riff Raff or Magneta, but you get the amazing acoustics of the spacious Music Hall to make you feel like you’re a part of the action. 

Hellfire Club Halloween Party 
The Music Farm
9 p.m. Oct. 28

A Stranger Things themed dance party is an excellent way to celebrate a twisted 2022 Halloween. Tampa’s four-piece Metallica tribute band Hardwired will be shredding their guitars during the 9 p.m. show. Dust off your leathers and pop some fake blood capsules to impersonate your favorite character and resurrect the ’80s one beat at a time. Tickets are available through Music Farm.

A Meeting of the Macabre – Edgar Allan Poe & Bram Stoker
Circular Congregational Church
7 p.m. Oct. 29

Two professional actors discuss literary legends Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker — their challenges, disappointments, secrets and inspirations. The actors will also perform dramatic readings from famous works by these authors for a unique theater performance in an intimate setting.

The Alley’s Studio 300: Haunted Carnival
The Alley
7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 29

The Alley’s signature Halloween party, Studio 300, is kicking it up a notch by transforming the space into a haunted carnival. Partygoers will be transported into a nightmare-filled carnival complete with a creepy corn maze and twisted carnival games. Tickets include complimentary beverages, appetizers and carnival game access, plus free bowling and arcade games.

Halloween Masquerade Ball 
South Carolina Society Hall
7-11 p.m. Oct. 29

Nick Price Foundation’s 6th Annual Gold Party takes place in one of Charleston’s oldest, most beautiful buildings. Guests are encouraged to don their most elaborate and mysterious masks for this Halloween masquerade. Tickets include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full bar, live music, a balloon drop with cash and prizes and more. VIP tables for up to eight people are also available for booking.

Boogie Man Festival
The Royal American
All day Oct. 29-30

The second annual Boogie Man Halloween Festival takes over The Royal American Oct. 29-30 with 27 local and regional acts. Headlined by synthwave sensation Doom Flamingo and psych-pop rockers Stop Light Observations, the festival brings together a diverse array of alternative genres — everything from electronic dance music to Southern rock to psychedelica.

Revelry’s 8th Annual Block Party
Revelry Brewing Co.
12-6 p.m. Oct. 30

Though not specifically a Halloween event, Revelry’s annual block party encourages dressing up for the daytime costume party. Celebrate the brewery’s 8th birthday with live music and food from local chefs Shuai Wang of Jackrabbit Filly and King BBQ, Marvin Ross of Peculiar Pig and more.

Haunted Pour House: Eggy
Charleston Pour House
9 p.m. Oct. 30-31

Connecticut jam band Eggy is taking over the Charleston Pour House main stage for a two-night Halloween extravaganza Oct. 30-31. If you’re looking for a dance party this Halloween, put the finishing touches on your costume and head to Pour House.

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