Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2018? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Tennessee.
2018 Events – coming soon! The events below are from 2017. We are updating these Halloween events for 2018 starting in mid-September, and will continue to update or add events as we find new info.
Knoxville Horror Film Fest - Knoxville, TN - Oct 18 to Oct 21, 2018
A weekend-long, multi-venue extravaganza. It’s Knoxville, Tennessee’s longest-running film festival, and has been named among the best in the southeast.Horror film festival, short films, Halloween shorts complilation, themed afterparties.
Boo in the Zoo - Chattanooga, TN - Oct 19 to Oct 27, 2018
OCTOBER 19 , 20, 26, 27 from 5:30PM-8:30PM. Annual Boo in the Zoo is a family friendly celebration filled with some of your most lovable cartoon characters, trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides, games, inflatables, and much more! This non-scary Halloween event is sure to have the whole family talking for years to come.
Le Bonheur Zoo Boo - Memphis, TN - Oct 19 to Oct 31, 2018
October 19-21, 26-28 & 31 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Everyone’s favorite SPOOKtacular event is back for SEVEN nights of fright! Join them for the last two weekends of October for Le Bonheur Zoo Boo. This event features candy stations and hayrides, straw mazes and magic shows, plus so much more! Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages.
Howloween - Knoxville, TN - Oct 21, 2018
The UT Gardens Knoxville is pleased to present their fifth annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo, a fun Halloween-themed event sponsored by the UT Gardens Knoxville and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Catering to dogs and dog lovers, this event will promote the invaluable resource of the UT Gardens and the College of Veterinary Medicine as well as many other dog-related nonprofits and businesses in the Knoxville area. This fun event with a spooky twist will include a judged costume parade with prizes, an expo of educational booths, pet businesses, and rescue groups, food trucks and more.
Day of the Dead Tequila Festival - Nashville, TN - Oct 26, 2018
The Pavilion East to kick off the weekend in one spirited evening, presented by Jose Cuervo. We will showcase over 30 different labels of tequila while dancing to party music from our favorite DJs. Tacos will be for sale by Las Palmas, as well as full sized cocktails and Estrella beer at the cash bar. Come in costume and document your night in our photo booth! Your ticket includes 15 tequila tastings, access to all areas of the event, and lots of spooky surprises.
Halloween at Hogwarts - Memphis, TN - Oct 26, 2018
Join the Mystic Krewe of Pegasus for their fourth annual Halloween Party – Halloween at Hogwarts. Costume contest at midnight. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Tickets are $30 each and include food and open bar.
HalloWeekend Pub Crawl - Nashville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Participating venues include: Winner’s Bar, Loser’s Bar, DawgHouse Saloon, The Red Door Saloon, and more to be announced.
JWF Halloween Bash - Knoxville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
The most unique haunted space downtown! The outdoor courtyard and cabins are transformed into a spooky Halloween under the stars by a bonfire as it should be! Besides the best decorations downtown, they’ll have music, gourmet finger foods, cash bar with beer, wine and liquor which will be run by Libacious and include their own hauntingly delicious creations, costume contest with great prizes, a true paranormal tour (did you know the Fort was haunted), live performance, and more! Entry is now only $20 and includes one free drink of your choice.
Game of Thrones Halloween - Knoxville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Prepare yourself, Winter is Coming! Dress up in your best Game of Thrones attire at Sapphire on Saturday, October 27th for their 13th Annual Halloween Party. Sapphire will transform into Game of Thrones locales and you just might meet your favorite characters, such as John Snow, Cercei Lannister and even the Night King! All guests dressed in Game of Thrones will get a door prize (while supplies last).
Freaker’s Ball - Knoxville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
5 Costume Contests with over $1,500 in cash & prizes. Locations: One One Seven, Wagon Wheel, Southbound Knoxville, Hannas Old City, Merchants of Beer
Acme Halloween - Nashville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Disco is Dead. Cause of death? Saturday night fever…and it’s contagious. Infamous Halloween party on Saturday, October 27th. The Music City Toppers & Sparkle City Disco will keep us dancin’ on the 1st floor all night long, while Sister Sprouse brings the bangers at her haunted trap house on the 3rd floor. Get your booo-gie on at the best Halloween party on Broadway.
Broadway Boo Bash - Nashville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Costume contest at Tin Roof Broadway
Demons on Demonbreun - Nashville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Nashville’s biggest Halloween party, Demons on Demonbreun, is back for its 9th year! This block party features 5 bars, 2 bands, 4 DJ’s & costume contests at every bar. Advance purchase gets you access to every bar on Demonbreun for the entire night….buy now before they sell out!
Dead Disco - Nashville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
Presented by The Back Corner and Jagermeister. Featuring DJ Tilow and Quiet Entertainer. Costume Contest, Drink Specials, Photo Booth. 8pm. 21+. General Admission Tickets $20. VIP Admission Tickets $30 – Includes admission and reserved seating on the mezzanines with table service available.
Knoxville Zombie Walk - Knoxville, TN - Oct 27, 2018
2pm: Zombies begin gathering in Market Square. Visit their horror vendors in Uncorked! Become a zombie with our makeup artist! 4pm: Zombie costume contest. 5pm: Walk begins downtown. 6pm: Thrill the World Thriller dance performance
Monsters at the Museum - Knoxville, TN - Oct 28, 2018
A spooky Saturday to learn about the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat to eerie Victorian mourning traditions, they’ll delve into the region’s history of supernatural beliefs and sightings! The event will also feature games and crafts for all ages, as well as a costume contest, so dress to impress! This event is free and open to the public.
Halloweird - Nashville, TN - Oct 31, 2018
Attack of the Killer Tribute Bands
Boo at the Zoo – Knoxville, TN – Oct 12-15, 19-22 & 26-29, 2017
Knoxville Horror Film Fest – Knoxville, TN – Oct 20-22, 2017
Boo in the Zoo – Chattanooga, TN – Oct 20-22 & 27-29, 2017
Le Bonheur Zoo Boo – Memphis, TN – Oct 20-22 & 27-31, 2017
Howloween – Knoxville, TN – Oct 22, 2017
Day of the Dead Tequila Festival – Nashville, TN – Oct 27, 2017
Halloween Bar Crawl – Nashville, TN – Oct 27, 2017
Witch’s Dungeon – Memphis, TN – Oct 27, 2017
HealthScares Halloween Ball – Knoxville, TN – Oct 27, 2017
Dead Party – Nashville, TN – Oct 27, 2017
Walden Club Great Halloween Ball – Chattanooga, TN – Oct 27, 2017
Adams Family Halloween – Memphis, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Whatever Dude’s Halloween Rocktacular – Memphis, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Sapphire Scares Back – Knoxville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Freaker’s Ball – Knoxivlle, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Alice in Daisyland: Halloween – Memphis, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Sinners for Saints Ball – Memphis, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Salemtown Halloween Block Party – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Monsters at the Museum – Knoxville, TN -Oct 28, 2017
Halloween Masquerade – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Halloween on M Street: Asylum at Alcatraz – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Acme Halloween: Six Feet Under – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Demons on Demonbreun – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Sell Your Soul Halloween Party – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Temple of Terror – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Dead Disco – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Nightmare on Second Avenue – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Truth or Dare: A Halloween Party – Nashville, TN – Oct 28, 2017
Knoxville Zombie Walk – Knoxville, TN – Oct 28, 2017