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Downtown Halloween Festivities for the Ghouls & Goblins

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Happy Halloweekend, Downtown Pittsburgh! If you’re a ghoul, ghost, or goblin coming alive in the night and in need of a little Downtown Halloween fun this weekend, you’re in just the right place 👻 We’ve compiled a quick list of all the haunting and frightful festivities around ‘tahn to make your weekend as frightful as possible!


Ghost Tours

Find fear-inspiring ghost tours that will take you on a journey through the unique history of Downtown Pittsburgh. Go solo, or bring a friend as you travel by foot or boat to hear eerie tales of Pittsburgh’s past!

Liberty Magic: Peter Samelson in DEVILS ‘N DETAILS

The month of magic is quickly coming to an end! The Witches and Devils are coming out to play, and they’re inviting you to watch as the world unravels to reveal the little devils lurking around us. Be prepared to be amazed, be mystified, laugh, and even feel a little shiver of terror travel down your spine.

Cocktails from the Crypt

What’s better than a pop-up bar? A Halloween-themed pop-up bar! Enjoy the last weekend of this adored bar while you sip on spine-tingling cocktails, great music from a rockin’ DJ, and spooky decor. Don’t forget to wear your best costume!


Halloween Party at Barcadia

Get your costumes ready for Barcadia’s first annual 18+ Halloween Party! Enjoy various Halloween-themed drinks, tons of fun arcade games, and dance the night away with your favorite ghouls and goblins.

BOO-tique Crawl

Gather your favorite witches and join Downtown boutiques for a trick-or-treat BOO-tique Crawl! Participating boutiques will be providing treats, boo-zy beverages, and all the fall fashion a witch may need.


18+ Night: Heroes & Villians

Experience a Halloween-themed party atmosphere on all four floors of the Science Center after hours! With a lineup of regional comic writers and artists, you can indulge in all sorts of spooktacular fun! Costumes are not required, they are strongly encouraged.


Fright Up Night

The Saturday Night Market is wrapping up the season with Fright Up Night, featuring a Spooktacular Drag Show performance by S&S Productions. Trick-or-treat your way around Market Square and experience fun and festively decorated vendor booths selling artisan goods and treats.

🧛 Enter the costume contest for a chance to win! Come to Fright Up Night in your best costume, take a photo 📸 at the City Paper photo booth, and post your photo (tag @DowntownPitt) to be entered in a drawing for a one-night stay at Downtown’s Hilton Garden Inn and a gift card to Revel

Keep reading to learn about what Revel has in store for Halloween weekend! (Hint: it includes more chances to win some sweet prizes!)

Bike or Treat: Halloween Scavenger Hunt

This fun, inclusive alley-cat style bike ride celebration of Halloween allows participants to start wherever they like and hit six (6) checkpoints along the way. Collect each unique button at every checkpoint to win a prize!

Halloween Party at Il Tetto

Celebrate Halloween 2022 at Il Tetto’s Halloween Party ALL DAY LONG! Enjoy Casamigos Tequila specials and a costume contest with a grand prize of $300 cash!

Shorty’s Halloween Party

Head to Shorty’s for fun games, delicious food, and a fearful costume contest with great prizes! Wear your best costume for a chance to win a $100 Shorty’s gift card.

Halloween Party at Tako

It’s time to get spooky at Tako. Join them as they party all night with a live DJ, enjoy photo booth fun with friends, and learn about the future with a tarot card reader!

Revel Halloween Party & Costume Contest

Head to Revel for their annual Halloween celebration and indulge in blood-thirsty drink specials! As always, your best costume is requested for a chance to win a $500 cash prize!

Make sure to share all of your Halloween-themed activities and costumes with us 💀 — tag us @downtownpitt

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