It’s time to get spooky! From costume contests to scary treats, boo-zy drinks and more, Atlanta is serving up endless ways to celebrate Halloween. For revelers still on the prowl for a hauntingly fun time, here’s a handful of happenings for all tastes.
Amore e Amore Presents a Nightmare on Highland
The countdown to Halloween is on at Amore e Amore in Inman Park. Throughout the month of October, guests will be treated to a monthlong Halloween-themed pop-up, a Nightmare on Highland, filled with ghostly decor, chilling delights, wickedly delicious Italian cuisine curated by Professor Giovanni, specialty cocktails and much more. The grand finale? Not one, but two high-energy Halloween parties, complete with costume contests and plenty of bone-chilling surprises, on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., and with additional seatings at 4:45 p.m. and 5 p.m., on Saturday, October 28th, Mama Gale and the team at Amore e Amore are kicking off the Halloween festivities with three family-friendly seatings. Kids 12 and under can compete for hair-raising prizes in a family-friendly costume competition while feasting on a spooktacular kids menu featuring pizza bites, meatballs, and child-sized portions of fan-favorite entrees such as cheese ravioli, fettuccine alfredo, spaghetti and meatballs and more is available for $20. As moonlight creeps into the sky, revelers ages 21 and over are invited to an adults-only dinner where they can indulge in a four-course pre-fixe menu for $100 per person plus alcohol, tax and gratuity. With seatings at 8 p.m., 8:15 p.m., and 8:30 p.m., guests can sip on chilling cocktails like the Witch’s Brew and Vampire Kiss, as costumed connoisseurs compete for prizes and bragging rights in a spirited costume contest. For more information or to make a reservation for a Nightmare on Highland, visit www.amoreeamore.com or call 404-600-2176. Amore e Amore is conveniently located at 467 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @eatamoreatl.
ENZO Steakhouse & Bar Hosts a Spooktacular Halloween Party and Pumpkin Carving Competition
Ghouls, goblins, witches and wizards of all ages are invited to an afternoon of frights, delights and friendly competition during ENZO Steakhouse & Bar’s Spooktacular Halloween Party & Pumpkin Carving Contest. Free to attend and featuring Halloween-themed treats, boo-zy concoctions for the adults and plenty of surprises for the kiddos, guests can enter the pumpkin carving contest and soak up the fall weather on the covered patio for just $10. Benefiting Two Sparrows Village, a nonprofit organization with a mission to create communities where adults with disabilities can achieve independence, participants will receive a pumpkin and utensils to create their very own jack-o-lantern masterpiece. To raise the stakes, patrons and local businesses in and around the Town at Trilith are invited to enter the competition by dropping off a carved pumpkin along with the $10 entry fee to the restaurant on or by October 28, 2023. Entrants will have the chance to win dinner for six, four, two and more. Competing pumpkins will be on display and available for voting through Tuesday, October 31st at 6 p.m. Winners will be announced on Halloween night during ENZO’s festive dinner service, Pasta, Pumpkins and Potions, filled with frighteningly delicious food and drink specials. For more information or to register for the all ages pumpkin carving contest, visit enzo-itl.com. ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town at Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @enzoitl.
Dart to Flight Club for Halloween Weekend
Gather the crew and step right up to secure a spot for Flight Club’s spooktacular Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 28th. Starting at 7 p.m., partygoers can sip on specialty cocktails straight out of the cauldron like the Blood & Smoke, a tantalizing mix of beet, mezcal and Chile vodka while enjoying an array of treats including seasonal cotton candy. Adding to the eerie evening, guests will be greeted by a tarot card reader and magician, ready to unveil secrets of past, present and future. Flight Club is also hosting a virtual costume contest for a chance to win big. Revelers can snap a hauntingly stylish pic of their costume in the venue, share it on Instagram until Monday, October 30th, and tag @flightclubdartsusa. Voting will take place Halloween night on their Instagram stories and the winner will score the Flight Club Friendsgiving prize, which includes a complimentary 90-minute Social Darts reservation for up to 12 guests, accompanied by a $100 credit for food and beverages, redeemable on or before December 30, 2023. Flight Club Atlanta is located at 1055 Howell Mill Rd Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30318. For more information, visit https://flightclubdartsusa.com/atlanta/atlanta. Stay connected on Instagram at @flightclubdartsusa.
Bid Noni’s Farewell During ‘The Finale’ Halloween Weekend
While the iconic Edgewood Avenue eatery is preparing to close its doors after 15 years at the end of October, Noni’s still has a few tricks (and treats) up its sleeve. In addition to hosting nonstop events throughout the month, from drag shows and PRIDE parties to a comedy night, on Saturday, October 28th, owner Matt Rupert and his team are throwing one last Halloween bash, The Finale. Beginning at 5 p.m., guests are invited to raise a glass to the beloved neighborhood haunt during the final dinner service, and at 8 p.m., an all-star DJ lineup will take the farewell celebration to the next level, providing the perfect soundtrack for what is sure an epic night for the books. Cover for The Finale at Noni’s is $1.50 and costumes both frightful and delightful are strongly encouraged. Noni’s is located at 357 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312. For more information or to purchase commemorative merchandise, visit www.nonisdeli.com. Stay connected on Instagram and Twitter at @nonisdeli and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nonisbaranddeli.
Tee Off Spooky Season at Puttshack Atlanta
‘Tis the season to get spooky, and Puttshack Atlanta is going all out with a host of frights and delights throughout October 2023. New flavors hit the scene as their menu expands and introduces more globally inspired favorites, from a mouthwatering Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger to Lebanese Hummus and Rendang Lettuce Wraps, that will fuel mini golf enthusiasts of any age. Those looking to mix and mingle in style are invited to back-to-back day parties on the patio on Saturdays, October 14th and 21st from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., where guests can lounge by the fire pit and sip on specialty D’USSÉ cocktails while soaking up the sound stylings of local DJs. Halloween weekend only, Puttshack’s Spooky Painkiller cocktail will make a hauntingly delicious appearance on the menu. Guests can enjoy this eerie concoction featuring a mix of rum, fresh orange and pineapple juices, and coconut cream and garnished with black cherry and lychee eyeballs before it disappears until the next year. Puttshack Atlanta is located in West Midtown at 1115 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318. For more information, call 404.738.7888 or visit www.puttshack.com. Stay connected on Instagram and Twitter at @Puttshack and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Puttshack.
Barre 3, Brunch, and Boos at TWO Urban Licks
TWO urban licks’ Barre, Brunch, and Boos is back again this Halloween, and it’s going to be spooktacular. On Saturday, October 21, food and fitness fanatics are invited to participate in a 45-minute Barre3 class followed by a cool down with a complimentary Bloody Mary or mimosa for ages 21 and up. Starting at 9:45 a.m., experience a full-body workout of strength, cardio, and the mind on the patio overlooking the Atlanta BeltLine. Attendees are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, a water bottle, and a towel. Stick around after barre for 10% off brunch favorites, including Fat Elvis French Toast, Crab Cake Benedict, TWO Breakfast, and more. Tickets are on sale for $15. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barre3-brunch-boos-tickets-722264652017?aff=erelexpmlt to purchase. Reservations are recommended. To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit twourbanlicks.com. TWO Urban Licks is located on the Atlanta BeltLine in the Old Fourth Ward at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306. Stay connected on Twitter at @2urbanlicks and Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks.
A Night of Spells and Spirits at Vesper Atlanta
Wizarding wonders await in the heart of Glenwood Park as Vesper Atlanta transforms into the Great Hall at Hogwarts. Prepare to embark on a journey into the enchanting realm of Harry Potter on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Beginning at 7 p.m., attendees are invited to don their finest Potter-inspired attire or costume of their choosing for a night full of magical mayhem and lasting memories. The witch or wizard with the most imaginative and spellbinding outfit will have the chance to win a $100 Vesper gift certificate during the high-energy Halloween costume contest. Delve into menu favorites such as the lobster quesadilla, totchos or the pub chicken sandwich as their team brews up whimsical cocktails and captivating zero-proof potions for all. From the dedicated Harry Potter enthusiast to partygoers simply seeking an unforgettable Halloween bash, Vesper promises a magical experience not to be missed. Vesper’s Harry Potter Halloween Bash is free to attend. Vesper Atlanta is open Tuesday through Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.vesperatl.com or call 404.936.6902. Vesper is located at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl.