Spooky, Scary, Wilmington!

Dust off those costumes that have been sitting in the back of your closet, and go all out for Halloween this year with these frighteningly good times! 

Halloween Costume Party and Bar Loop (21+)

It all kicks off at 1609 Lounge & Social on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 6:00 PM! Participating bars: Oddity Bar, Darnell’s Cas Bar, Leroy’s, Odd Fellow’s, Lounge @ 8th, B & L Sports Bar, and Over the Border. Celebrate the Halloween spirit with friends old & new and show off your costumes!

Spirits at the Zoo (21+)

Spirits at the Zoo
Spirits at the Zoo

Indulge in a Kid-Free Halloween Celebration and enjoy a night of festive fun. Sip on eerie elixirs and delights, savor delectable bites, and relish captivating entertainment highlighted by a live performance by Tim Jaudon. Don’t forget to wear your costumes for a chance to participate in the Costume Contest, with enticing prizes awaiting the top three contenders!

Halloween at Hagley

Searching for a safe spot to enjoy trick-or-treating this Halloween? Children are encouraged to dress up in costumes and explore treat stations scattered amid the picturesque setting of Hagley’s powder yard.

Halloween Murder Mystery at Wilmington Brew Works (21+)

Get ready for a Halloween murder mystery party hosted by the Off Center Events team, where you become the detective and solve the “whodunnit.” You get to choose your Halloween costume for the event, and we’ll assign you a character role once you arrive. So put on your thinking cap and consider costume props that might just save your life or help you crack the case! 

Halloween Ghost Ship

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation’s maritime campus is celebrating its 5th annual family-friendly costume event. Attendees can explore indoor Ghost Ship tours, engage in outdoor pumpkin painting, partake in a lively costume parade, take free tours of the KALMAR NYCKEL, Delaware’s renowned Tall Ship, and dive into Halloween-themed crafts.

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