10 places to party your pumpkin off in October
For those about to freak out this Halloween season, South Florida boasts a party for every taste. Like your parties drowning in rum? The Mai-Kai’s Hulaween will raise your spirits. Feeling nostalgic for Hollywood horrormovie monsters? Dance with the Wolfman at the Silver Scream. Feeling the urge to destroy some pumpkins? Fort Lauderdale brewery LauderAle has you covered. Here are 10 bars, breweries and hotels throwing bashes this October.
grams the menu) will throw the costumed ball following its 5-7 p.m. social hour, with $500 in cash prizes heading to the bestdressed reveler. Miami electro-pop duo Afrobeta tops the evening bill of music, which also features DJs Tracy Young and Bruno Pozzo.
The Silver Scream derAle, 3305 SW14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale; $5 per pumpkin; 954-653-9711 or LauderAle.co and Facebook event page
We love the sweet aroma of freshly pulverized gourds in the morning, in beer form or otherwise. LauderAle will offer its Lordy Gourdy pumpkin-spiced ale on tap along with a stack of pumpkins for customers to whack with baseball bats.
Halloween Party and Costume Contest The Ritz Glitz Revue’s Dark Desires
8-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Stache, 109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale; $20-$250 via Eventbrite; 954-449-1025 or Facebook page
The ladies of Ritz Glitz Revue will bring an evening of rowdy stripteasing during its Halloween-themed burlesque show, featuring spooky shimmying by South Florida favorites Mayven Missbehavin’, Sofia Luna, Ruby Tesla and Aurora Natrix.
Second annual Fright Night Bar Crawl
Tarpon River Brewing will host a pumpkin carving, a costume party and an Instagram dog costume contest.