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5 Freakishly Fabulous Halloween Parties

BY Richard Latter | October 16, 2017 | Feature Features

Looking for the best places to show off your Halloween costume this year? Here are five celebrations to consider.
Spooky fun awaits guests at the Vizcaya Halloween Sundowner.

Good Fun, Good Cause
Join the Miami Children’s Museum’s young professionals group, the Playmakers, for the third annual Something’s Brewing After Dark. Chaired by Keith Saunders, the evening will include a costume contest, haunted house, dark brews and bites from Texas de Brazil, Shake Shack and Krave. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the museum’s educational programming. Oct. 21, 9PM, $75, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, 305.373.5437

Carnival Adventures
Killer costumes are a must at The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Nightmare on the Beach charity bash, which takes place on the sands of South Beach. Guests are sure to be pleased with this year’s Dark CarnEvil theme (think American Horror Story: Freak Show) while enjoying top shelf open bars, food from Miami’s top restaurants and live musical performances. Proceeds from the party will benefit the organization’s educational, financial and medical programs for children. Oct. 27, 9PM, $150, Lummus Park, 12th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Disco Inferno
Save Dade’s Halloween Ball is going into its 23rd year, but the party remains as relevant as ever. The inferno-themed celebration will feature live entertainment by local female impersonators and a Heaven lounge for VIP ticket holders. Proceeds go to Save Dade and its advocacy efforts for South Florida’s LGBTQ community. Oct. 27, 9PM, $95-$495, Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami, 305.751.7283

Movie Magic
All things will be golden and scandalous at The Faena Horror Picture Show. The hotel’s Living Room will be transformed into Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s famous castle from the cult movie. On the agenda? Artful Bacardi cocktails, blues, soul and rock from Brothers of Other, and a sexy crowd with even sexier costumes. Oct. 28, 9PM, 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 786.655.5600, For admission information, interested parties must email

Haunted House
Miami’s most treasured historic landmark never disappoints when it comes to ghosts and goblins. This year’s Vizcaya Halloween Sundowner features a Mystery, Myth and Fantasy theme and lively entertainment from Tamboka and The State Of. A spirited costume contest, multiple open bars featuring themed drinks by Bacardi and the backdrop of Biscayne Bay will make for a Halloween soiree to remember. Oct. 28, 8PM, $140-$250, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305.250.9133

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