Halloween in Boston

Posted October 31, 2012 by Alaina Racioppi in Downtown Boston

Last year more than 20 communities in Massachusetts postponed trick-or-treating and other Halloween events, luckily this year Hurricane Sandy has spared Boston its wrath. Mayor Menino released a press release today declaring that all scheduled Halloween events will continue as planned, with trick-or-treat hours from 5pm to 8pm.

 Halloween at The Lansdowne: Bostinno’s Halloween Party begins at 8 p.m. with appetizers and drinks followed by music courtesy of DJ Cutz at 9 p.m. and Boston’s favorite cover band, BearFight, at 10 p.m. Dressing up is obviously encouraged, it’s Halloween, and there will be a couple of costume contests for prizes.

Beehive-O-Ween: The Beehive’s Halloween celebration features food, drinks and live music courtesy of Bruce Bears’ Horror of Blues. Tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. 541 Tremont St., Boston.

Halloween at The Salty Pig: Dress up as your favorite farm animal and enjoy special treats, such as blood sausage and crispy pigskins. The best costume will win a dinner for two at . Tonight From 6-8p.m. Free. 130 Dartmouth St., Boston. 


GOREFEST X: 28 Days Latte: ImprovBoston’s 10th Annual Halloween horror show features a musical comedy from writer/lyricist Don Schuerman and composer Steve Gilbane. WARNING: Audience in the “Splatter Zone” may be hit with fake blood, gore, and other bodily fluids. The show runs Oct. 24-31, tickets from $18-25. Improv Boston, 40 Prospect St., Cambridge.

Gallery Talk: Halloween Passings: Guest lecturer Henry Augustine Tate will speak at the Museum of Fine Arts Halloween night for a special Gallery Talk event. Starts at 6 p.m., free with cost of admission. Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 

If you are venturing to Salem for the night, you’ll have to take the Commuter Rail due to suspended ferry services. The last train back into Boston is at 11:05 p.m.

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