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Best Halloween Parties In Downtown Baltimore

Halloween's a double-edged sword: everyone gets to wear costumes and run amuck, but kids are everywhere. For a little adults-only action, the best Halloween parties in Baltimore promise all of the glitz and ghouls and none of the trick-or-treaters.
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Howl at the Moon

22 Market Place
Baltimore, Md. 21202

Price: $5 cover charge before 10 p.m./$10 cover charge after 10 p.m.
Hours: Oct. 27 – 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Enjoy drink specials including $3 Angry Orchard cider, $4 Jager shots and $20 86-ounce bucket of ooze. These buckets are a great deal for a group, serving at least four people. Guests may choose from a variety of concoctions to fill up their bucket, including Adios Mofos, Hurricanes and Party Rock!, just to name a few. Make sure to dress up, as there will be a costume contest in which participants may win up to $1,500 in cash and prizes. The dueling pianos will play all evening, taking requests from the crowd. As an added bonus, Howl at the Moon is offering guests a chance to win their own happy hour the night of the event, which will guarantee no cover charge for the winner and up 100 of his or her friends, as well as other spectacular discounts on drinks. The venue is located inside the Power Plant Live! in the heart of downtown Baltimore.

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Mex Power Plant Live! Baltimore

26 Market Place
Baltimore, Md. 21202

Price: $5 cover charge before 10 p.m./$10 cover charge after 10 p.m.
Hours: Oct. 27 - 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

One of Baltimore's most popular tequila bars, Mex Power Plant Live! will host a special Thriller Halloween party this year. Enjoy $3 zombie shooters of Washington Apple, Grand Slam and Raspberry Burst, among others. Compete in a costume contest offering $1,000 worth of cash and prizes for the winners. Similar to Howl at the Moon, Mex offers its guests the opportunity to book their own happy hour with no cover charge and $3 drinks all night long.

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Halloween Pub Crawl

The Point in Fells (Registration Venue)
1738 Thames St.
Baltimore, Md. 21231

Price: $10 for a one day ticket/$20 for an unlimited access ticket
Hours: Oct. 27 - 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Oct. 31 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A special Halloween pub crawl takes place twice this Halloween season throughout Baltimore. This event is the largest organized crawl in the city and promises ample booze, scares and laughs. With all of the bars lined up for the night, it's hard to list all of the awesome drink specials but guests can expect deals like $2 domestic drafts, $3 domestic bottles and $4 well drinks. After registration, participants crawl until the bars shut down.

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RA Sushi's Annual Boo Bash Party

1390 Lancaster St.
Baltimore, Md. 21231

Price: Free
Hours: Oct. 31 dining – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; bar – 1 a.m.

Enjoy a festive and fun-packed time on Halloween night at RA Sushi's Annual Boo Bash Party. RA Sushi will host a Halloween bash perfect for any partier, featuring a visiting DJ and all-night specials on drinks and food. There is no cover charge, and the bar is open until 1 a.m. or later, depending upon how the party is going. Be sure to dress to impress as the costume contest is a hit every year.

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SKALLOWEEN 2012 With The Toasters At The Ottobar

2549 N. Howard St.
Baltimore, Md. 21218

Price: $12 per ticket
Hours: Oct. 30 – 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Found in downtown Baltimore, The Ottobar is a unique and energetic rock bar famous for its musical acts. The Ottobar is hosting the band The Toasters with opening acts that include Sovereign Sound System and Mason Summers. There is no cover charge and tickets are only $12. The Ottobar is a small venue, but with the well-priced drinks and great music, it will be well worth maneuvering through the crowd there this Halloween.

LeRoy McDuffie is a nightclub writer from Baltimore, Md that has traveled the world and experienced some of the best and vibrant nightclub venues. He is a graduate of McDaniel College in Westminster, Md, and has a degree in political science and journalism. LeRoy is well-versed in the nightclub scene and will surely provide the hottest reviews and trends of the nightlife scene in Baltimore. His work can be found at

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