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This weekend will bring frights and haunts to all corners of the Capital City. Put on your best costume and prepare for Halloween 2015.


  • THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW: 10 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge. For its fall fundraiser, Theatre Baton Rouge is hosting performances of the outlandish cult classic. The celebration will include a before and an after-party. $20 for the show and $35 for the show and party. For more information, call the box office at (225) 924-6496.
  • THE 13TH GATE: 832 St. Phillip St., Baton Rouge. Explore the haunts and frights at one of the scariest haunted house attractions in the country. Opens at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. midnightproduction.com


  • NIGHT MAZE AND BONFIRE: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, 4560 Essen Lane. This family-friendly event includes a farm animal petting zoo, pumpkin painting and corn maze. The evening will feature a bonfire with s’mores and music. Admission is $10 per person. Children 3 and under are free.
  • HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: 6:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S., Baton Rouge. Don your Halloween attire and experience three special showings in a full-dome planetarium, including the free premier of our presenter-led sky show “The Astronomical World of Harry Potter.” You can also check out “Fright Light” at 8 p.m., a laser light show set to a spooktacular soundtrack, or the much anticipated return of “Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon” at 9 p.m. Costumes (family-friendly only) are encouraged but not required. No masks, please. Fright Light and Pink Floyd are each $5 for members or $7 for nonmembers; all other activities are free. lasm.org
  • ZOMBIE PROM SEVEN: 7 p.m., Brickyard South, 174 South Blvd., Baton Rouge. This annual event features music from The Hitchhiker, Jason Martin, and The Slow Knives. Free admission with outdoor stage and drink specials.
  • ELEVATOR PROJECTS PRESENTS “THE ASYLUM”: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Walls Project Art & Design Center, 451 Florida St., Suite 102, Baton Rouge. Come in character and lose yourself in a 1950s-era artist-interpreted ward for the insane. The Asylum is a participatory experience where “patients,” or ticketed guests, will be checked into The Walls Project Art & Design Center and are free to roam about the space, enjoy beverages and food, interact with performers, and purchase original works of art. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit https://commitchange.com/la/baton-rouge/the-walls-project/events/the-asylum.
  • SPANISH MOON’S ANNUAL ‘80S NIGHT HALLOWEEN BALL: 9 p.m., Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. Rareluth and DJs Ze Idolist & Gosh Zilla are teaming up to put an extra ‘80s-sounding fright in your night. A costume contest will also take place, with prizes going to the top three costumes. Ladies drink free until 10 p.m. Admission is $8.
  • MONSTER JAM: 10 p.m., Happy’s Irish Pub, 136 Third St., Baton Rouge. Jive Flamingo and Dizzy Arts are teaming up to bring you another edition of The Monster Jam, featuring from The Easy and Yugen. Free.
  • HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY: 10 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St., Suite B, Baton Rouge. Dawn your spookiest attire and dance the night away to the terrifying tunes of DJ Ian Means Dyer. Free.


  • BATON ROUGE HALLOWEEN PARADE: 9:30 a.m., Downtown Baton Rouge. 10/31’s Consortium’s annual parade begins at St. Phillip and Government Street by the River Center. The theme this year is “It’s Halloween, Witches!” Visit 1031consortium.com for more information.
  • ZOMBIE BASH 5K: 11:30 a.m., North Boulevard Town Square, 247 Florida St., Baton Rouge. This costumed 5K run/walk benefits Of Moving Colors productions. The event includes a Creepy Crawler one-mile fun run, music, food, drinks, and a post-race performance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” For more information visit ofmovingcolors.org.
  • FALL FEST: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Baton Rouge Music Studios, 9327 Burbank Drive, Baton Rouge. Young Band Nation and soloists will provide live music at the musical education venue. The event also includes games and a costume contest, with prizes including a free recording session at the studio space. For more information, call (225) 769-6225.
  • YELP! BATON ROUGE’S HOWL-O-WEEN PARADE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., BREC’s City Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge. Enjoy a costume parade for pups and peeps, which begins at noon. Yelp! Baton Rouge’s annual parade also includes food, drinks, adoptable dogs and a costume contest. Admission is $10. For more information, call (225) 931-9157.
  • NIGHTMARE ON THIRD HALLOWEEN PARTY: 3 p.m.-1 a.m., Draft House Bar, 421 Third St., Baton Rouge. Enjoy music from The Chase Tyler Band, DJ Dunn, and DJ Pushplay. This downtown party also has a costume contest.
  • HALLOWEEN ON CARLOTTA: 8 p.m.-3 a.m., 3239 Carlotta St., Baton Rouge. The biggest Halloween party near LSU’s campus returns for another year of debauchery.
  • HALLOWEEN SPOOKAPALOOZA: 8 p.m., Texas Club, 456 Donmoor Ave., Baton Rouge. Dress up and join Austin James as he hosts this indoor Halloween party.
  • HALLOWEEN PARTY: 9 p.m., DJ’s Club Elite, 7380 Tom Drive, Baton Rouge. Kings and Queens productions presents this party where costumes are welcome. Admission is $10. Free food and special guest performances.
  • HALLOWEEN NIGHT: 9 p.m., Splash Night Club, 2183 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. Come out for the spooky night in your best costume. First place winner wins $1000 cash prize.
  • OPEN DRESS HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY AND CONTEST: 10 p.m., City Bar Baton Rouge, 333 Third St., Baton Rouge. DJ Deaf and DJ Digital will provide the music at the downtown bar, which will offer more than $1000 in cash prizes in its costume contest.