Howl-O-Ween 2012 Boo-nanza

Top 10 ways to haunt the night this Halloween…

We love scary movies. Absolutely LOVE them! There’s just something innately awesome about being taken out of your comfort zone and given a really good scare. Pop quiz. What are the top 3 ways to survive a horror movie? 1) Never investigate things that go bump in the night. Leave that to the proper authorities…to get killed. 2) Never split up to cover more ground. There’s safety in numbers. And 3) The killer/monster never dies on the first try. Make sure to confirm…preferably by beheading. If you adhere to these simple rules, we think you may have what it takes to survive EDR contributor Gregg Jarahian’s top ten picks for spook-tacular Halloween fun.

Hair-Raising Haunts


NETHERWORLD Haunted House – is a walk-through attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and incredible monsters. National and local media describes Netherworld Haunted House as a top Haunted attraction.

Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse – is an immersive Halloween attraction like nothing seen or experienced before. This isn’t a leisurely stroll through a haunted house. “the biggest, most unique “total immersion” Halloween horror experience the city of Atlanta (or anywhere else for that matter) has ever seen.

Possessed Parties


Boos and Brews – Atlanta Beer Festivals will host their 3rd annual Boos and Brews at SweetWater Brewery, Friday, October 26, 9pm-1am. Tickets are $38 (includes all fees and taxes) Includes a souvenir pint glass, great SweetWater Beer, live music and costume contest (win beer fest tickets!) Music Lineup: Ocean Street on the patio stage, Kevin Lewis Duo upstairs.

Rock 100.5 Spooktacular – The Regular Guys Spooktacular is back at Wild Bills, Saturday October 27th! AC/DC tribute band Back N Black along with Mad Margritt and the biggest costume contest and prizes in town! Win over $3000 in cash with $1500 for best overall and $500 each for Scariest, Original and Sexiest! It all goes down Saturday, October 27th 2012 starting at 8pm, tickets are just $10.

Fernbank Fright Night – Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX® becomes possessed by the Halloween spirit for the annual adult Halloween party Fright Night. Live music by Frankenfunk. Special “screamings” of the horror classic A Nightmare on Elm Street at 8pm and 10pm. A frighteningly fun costume contest. Devilishly-delicious drink menu featuring $5 SVEDKA cocktails. Tickets start at $7.

Dead Sexy Halloween/Heaven or Hell – There is no Rest for the Wicked at The Andrews Entertainment District as they party Friday & Saturday nights. Dead Sexy Halloween, Friday 10/26, at East Andrews featuring drink specials with $3 witches brew, 2 DJ’s including Skam, artist’s dance, DJ Extraordinaire and Tony Arzadon. Heaven or Hell, Saturday 10/27, at East Andrews featuring: drink specials, $3 witches brew, 2 DJ’s including Atlanta best video DJ Huda Hudia, costume contest and a grand prize trip to the Bahamas. Each night just $10.

Cobwebs and Cocktails – If you insist on going past this point, it’s wise to arm yourself with tickets to Cobwebs and Cocktails, Saturday, October 27th at 7 p.m. Navigate a Zoo path overrun by The Bitten. Celebrate in The Spider’s Lair in a web-shrouded world full of live entertainment, nocturnal animal encounters and Halloween fun for partygoers 21 and up. Single tickets are $45; purchase two tickets at $80. Tickets include admission, two complimentary drink tickets and a chance to brave the wildest outbreak of the year.

The Brouhaha – at The Masquerade, Saturday, October 27th. In Heaven check out rocking cover bands and a headlining performance from Foxy Shazam, along with the Midnight Madness Costume Contest for over $1000 in cash and prizes! In Hell, we’ve got some of the best DJ’s in town rocking the dance floor and raising the dead. This is a 21 and older, general admission event. Tickets $20.00. Chambers of Horror Combo Ticket includes admission to the Chambers of Horror, Atlanta’s only adults-only extreme horror attraction.

Monster Bash – The 14th annual Monster Bash , Saturday 10/27 at Eclipse di Luna in Dunwoody! Live Music – 3 Djs – Costume Contest & More. Costumes a Must! Free Admission til 10pm, $10 cover after 10pm. $5 Bacardi Cocktails – $5 Jimador Margaritas – $3 Dos Equis. A complete blend of music with the latest & greatest Latin & International rhythms with a twist.

Spiralween – Spiralween is Atlanta’s original Halloween Costume Party. The home for an outrageous costume contest, live music, DJs, dancing, Go Go Dancers and of course lots of BOOOOOOOS !! Atlanta’s favorite cover band The Breakfast Club will be performing live at Spiralween and the southeast’s most electrifying DJs Jazzy and Wats will be lighting up the dance floor! Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:00 PM. Tickets $20.

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Gregg Jarahian is a Atlanta-based Marketing and Social Media professional. He’s fond of libations, tasty food and friends to share them both with. Follow him @Greggarious1.
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