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Downtown Halloween Night Market & Cocktail Crawl

Monday, October 25, 2021

Kick off the Halloween festivities at the final Saturday Night Market of the season on Saturday, October 30 from 5 – 10 p.m. in Market Square and explore the Downtown Halloween Cocktail Crawl available all day long! See your favorite local vendors dressed in costume and trick-or-treat at their decorated booths. At the Night Market, visit Pittsburgh City Paper and Bacardi’s booth to pick up a guide to the Downtown Halloween Cocktail Crawl. Play games, spin the prize wheel, and take spooky pictures in front of their backdrop!

Want to see more ways to celebrate Halloween in the city? View our guide to Downtown Events & Happenings to Get in the Halloween Spirit.

The Saturday Night Market features local creative independent vendors, bringing you small-batch foods, clothing, hand-made goods, and more.

Get in the Halloween spirit with knit items that are perfect for fall and Halloween at Jekyll and Plaid, adorable clay earrings in fun Halloween shapes at Peace Love n Little Gems, spooky art pieces from After Dark Illustrations, and elaborate Halloween decorations at Songbird Artistry! See the full list of vendors here.

Enjoy a special lineup of Halloween entertainment live on Pittsburgh City Paper Stage:
5 – 7 p.m. – Miss Freddye 
7:15 – 7:45 p.m. – O’ryan the O’mazing
8 – 10 p.m. – The Yeggs

Make your way out to the Cocktail Crawl following the trail of spooky cocktails crafted by Downtown bars & restaurants.

See below for a full list and fun names of the concoctions:

August Henry’s Burger Bar (open 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.)
Apple Chai MargaritaCazadores Reposado Tequila, Apple Cider, Chai Tea, Fresh Lemon, Grand Marnier, and a Cinnamon Sugar Orange Slice
Stop by for Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. which includes half off drafts, $4 mid-shelf liquors, & $4 wines- plus $3 off all apps. The jukebox will be playing all day and night taking any and all song requests! Also, Don’t forget to try the $7 Long Island Iced Teas!

Emerson’s (open 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Pumpkin White RussianGrey Goose La Vanille, Pumpkin, House Made Pumpkin Spice Cream, Kahlua, Nutmeg

The Lemonade Stand by Creatives Drink in partnership with Emerson’s (open 5 – 10 p.m.)
Bacardi Spiced LemonadeBacardi Spiced Rum, Lemonade
Visit The Lemonade Stand at the Block Party in front of Market Street with music from Arie Cole until 10:00 p.m.

Gaucho Parrilla Argentina (open 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Purple People EaterCazadores Blanco, Butterfly Pea Flower Syrup, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, fresh lime juice, and Topo Chico

Howl at the Moon (open 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.)
Rockin’ Apple PieGrey Goose Vodka, Fire Ball Cinnamon Whiskey, Apple Cider, dash of Vanilla Syrup
Come have a ghoulish time at Howl at the Moon this Halloween! The annual party is happening a day early on October 29th with drink specials, games and – everyone’s favorite – a costume contest.

Nicky’s Thai Kitchen (open 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.)
Nicky’s Pumpkin ChaitiniBacardi Spiced Rum, Pinnacle Pumpkin Vodka, RumChata, Old New England Pumpkin Spiced Egg Nog, Jim Beam Fire

Redbeard’s on Sixth (open 11 a.m. – 2a.m.)
The Original SinGrey Goose Vodka, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Apple Cider, dash of Cinnamon
Treats will be given away all weekend long from Friday, October 29 through Sunday, October 31, while supplies last. On the 29th, dress up for a costume party and dance to spooky tunes, have some treats, and play some games!

Scarpino (open 11 – 12 a.m.)
Bloody MargaritaCazadores Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime, Blood Orange

Slider Vibes (open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.)
Hocus Pocus ShotGrey Goose, Peach Schnapps, Black Raspberry Liqueur, Pineapple Juice, and Edible Glitter

täkō (open 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.)
Half Blood PrinceCazadores Cristalino Tequila, Blood Orange, Lime, Agave, Ancho Reyes Chile Ancho Liqueur
Dance to music from the live DJ until 1 a.m.!

Talia (open 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Midnight BonfireGrey Goose Vodka, Amaro Sfumato, Kahlua, Espresso, Aztec Chocolate Bitters, Vanilla, Salt solution, Toasted Marshmallow Garnish
Thursday, October 28th from 5 – 8 p.m., celebrate the end of Summer In The Square in Mellon Square. Enjoy live music by “Regal Soul”, fall themed cocktails, Italian street food, raffles and scary movies! 

The Harris Grill (open 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Frozen CiderBacardi Spiced Rum, Soergel’s Fresh Apple Cider, House Spiced Syrup of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Clove

The Market Exchange (open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
Pumpkin Rum PunchBacardi Spiced Rum, House-made Pumpkin Spice Syrup and Ginger Maple Syrup, Cinnamon Sugar Rim and Cinnamon Stick Garnish
Sip on scary-good cocktails in the speakeasy!

The Speckled Egg (open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
The Most Sincere Pumpkin PatchBrown Butter Washed Cazadores Reposado, Amally Mezcal, Pumpkin Tahini, Apple Acid, Paul Family Farms Maple Syrup, Egg, Served in a Pumpkin

The Standard (open 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Witch’s BrewCazadores Tequila, Triple Sec, Midori , Fresh Lemon Juice, Dry Ice

The Yard (open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.)
Spooky Cider MuleBacardi Spiced Rum, Lime Juice, Cranberry Puree, and Apple Cider topped with Ginger Beer and garnished with a Cinnamon Stick

Penn Society (open 9 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.)
Magic TrickGrey Goose, blackberries, St. Germaine, Lemon, Citrus Smoke

All cocktails will be available at prices determined by the restaurant during each restaurant’s operating hours on Saturday, October 30. Tickets are not required to participate. Learn more.

View the Interactive Map for the Downtown Halloween Cocktail Crawl

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