slides: Getting Out: Best Halloween Bar Parties in Central MA 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
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When it comes to Halloween 2013, Central Massachusetts rocks. See what's happening all week leading up to the 31st.
If you’re a college student, you do not want to miss Oktoberfest at Venue the Nightclub. This is THE place to be this Halloween. There will be over 1,000 attendees at Venue’s 2nd annual Halloween party! Featuring Big Tunez the DJ and DJ Blackout Music, the area’s leading DJs for the college scene, prepare to dance and party through the night. Worcester college students get a special discount on advance tickets, so pick them up now! 18+. October 31, 10:30pm-1:30am. Venue the Nightclub, 336 Main Street, Worcester. (508)757-8368.
New England’s own original jam band, born and bred at the University of Vermont in Burlington, is coming to Worcester for a Halloween show! On October 25 and 26, Phish will be performing at the DCU Center! Phish is classic New England college music—coeds know Phish for “Farmhouse,” “You Enjoy Myself,” “Down with Disease,” and more. Get you tickets and plan your pre-party now; this one is guaranteed to be an experience! All Ages Permitted. October 25 & 26. Doors open at 6:30pm, show is 7:30pm. DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester. (508)755-6800.
Post Phish Party and Show
If you didn’t get your tickets to Phish in time or if you need a place to keep the party going after the show, head over to Lucky Dog Music Hall! From 8:30pm-2am on October 25, Lucky Dog will host a Halloween party featuring other New England jam bands, The Jauntee and Indiana Handshake. Costumes are encouraged! 21+. October 25, 8:30pm-2am. Lucky Dog Music Hall, 89 Green Street, Worcester. (508)363-1888.
Dance Party at Speakers
Speakers Night Club in Marlborough, the leading nightclub straddling the metro-west and Central Mass regions, is holding a Halloween Party on October 26, 2013. Featuring the Allens, a Massachusetts favorite for rock ‘n’ roll, this costume party is sure to make for a great night. Even better, there will be prizes awarded to the best costumes! 21+. October 26, 9:30pm-2am. Speakers Night Club, 19 Weed Street, Marlborough. (508)439-9314.
Ralph’s Halloween Preview
Worcester’s favorite old-time bar, Ralph’s Rock Diner, is known for their quirky events—they hold a weekly farmer’s market and drive-in movie! On October 25, Ralph’s is hosting a great Halloween preview! Entertainment will include Mass Horror, presenting “The Night the Earth Stood Still!" The night will feature music from Automatons, The Evil Streaks, The McGunks, and Savannah's Wake! 21+. October 25, 9pm-2am. Ralph’s Rock Diner, 148 Grove Street, Worcester. (508) 753-9543.
Ralph’s metal weekend
Head over to Ralph’s this Halloween weekend to partake in the premier heavy metal event in the area. Beginning Halloween night and running through Saturday, November 2, Ralph’s will feature different metal bands each night through the weekend—so don’t worry about getting bored if you want to go each night! As always, Ralph’s will have plenty of adult beverages on tap. 21+ October 31- November 2, 9pm-2am. 148 Grove Street, Worcester. (508) 753-9543.
JJ’s Sports Bar
This Halloween, head to JJ’s Sports Bar in Northborough to celebrate the season. A party featuring a performance by the area’s favorite Rob Zombie tribute band, American Hellbilly, will be the highlight of October 31—Halloween! Get dressed up because this is a costume party! While you’re there, drink up on pints of their beers of the month for only $3! Features all varieties of Sam Adam’s, Angry Orchard Cider and more! 21+. October 31, show starts at 9pm. JJ’s Sports Bar. 380 SW Cutoff, Northborough. (508)842-8420.
Wong Dynasty Party
Come grab some great Chinese food or sushi and party the night away at the Wong Dynasty in Holden! Featuring Auntie Trainwreck, a cool fusion of rock and blues with a twist, this annual party brings a great crowd. Grab some hot sake if it’s a chilly night—and don’t forget your costume! First prize for the best costume is a $75 Wong Dynasty gift certificate! 21+. October 26, 9pm-12:30am. Wong Dynasty, 176 Reservoir Street, Holden. (508)829-2188.
80’s Halloween Bash
Got a thing for leg warmers, big hair and neon pink lipstick? If this sounds like you, buy your tickets today for the 80’s Halloween Bash at the Palladium! Dress up in 80’s get up OR as your favorite animal—this show is a benefit for the Worcester Animal Rescue League! Entertainment will include DJ Sprino and DJ Turnament. Bring an item from the WARL wish list and be entered to win a pair of tickets to a Palladium event of your choosing! All Ages Welcome! October 27, doors open at 8pm! Worcester Palladium, 261 Main Street. (508)797-9696.
Nick’s Bar Preview Party
While Nick’s Bar in Worcester will be holding a great Halloween party Halloween night, this early sneak peek is guaranteed to be just as much fun! Come and enjoy a costume party on October 26! There will be performances by Niki Luparelli, Dan Burke & The Gold Diggers! What’s better—come in costume and participate in contests with prizes! 21+. October 26, 8:30pm-2am. Nick’s Bar, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester. (508)753-4030.
Nick’s Bar Halloween Bash
On Halloween night, Nick’s is hosting a Halloween party like no other. There will be karaoke (which only gets better as the night gets older), multiple contests with PRIZES, costumes and debauchery! Nick’s has a super-cool vibe and is a favorite among locals and college students alike! While you’re there, grab a warm pretzel—they are delicious! 21+. October 31, 9pm-2am. Nick’s Bar, 124 Millbury Street, Worcester. (508)753-4030.
On Halloween night, Steve Aoki is playing his Halloween gig at the DCU center! This musician and record producer is well noted in the electronic music community—he is Grammy nominated! If electro is your thing, this is the place you should be on Halloween. Costumes are encouraged! All Ages Permitted. October 31, show starts at 8pm. DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester. (508)755-6800.
Lucky Dog Halloween Show
On October 26, Worcester’s favorite local music venue, Lucky Dog Music Hall will host their annual Halloween show featuring the Deadlites, Teeel, Beaver Mc D vs. Captain Insidious, Day Twelve and Anarchy Nation. There will be a costume party with prizes awarded! 21+. October 26, 8pm-2am. Lucky Dog Music Hall, 89 Green Street, Worcester. (508)363-1888.
Lucky Dog Halloween Show
Head back to Lucky Dog on the big night for another great music lineup! On Halloween, they will feature Flock of A-Holes, Gorilla Radio—the Rage Against the Machine Tribute, & Herd-N-Catz. They are one of the latest bars open in the city, so head over for a late night set after you hit the parties on campus. Costumes, of course are encouraged! 21+. October 31, 8:30pm-2am. Lucky Dog Music Hall, 89 Green Street, Worcester. (508)363-1888.
Dying Fetus concert
Halloween is the flagship holiday of death metal. This Halloween, the Palladium is hosting Dying Fetus, a death metal and brutal death metal band. The description says it all—certainly not a concert for easy-listening fans. Get your tickets in advance. 21+. October 31, doors open at 6pm. Worcester Palladium, 261 Main Street. (508)797-9696.
On October 25, head over to Mechanics Hall for the 2nd annual Halloween Costume Bash! Choose from 2 tickets: VIP tickets, $50.00 will get you food and a private cash bar, as well as a meet and great session with celebrities. General Admission, which is only $25 until October 20 is also a great deal! Make sure to spend some serious time planning your costume—1st prize is a $1,000 cash prize! 21+. October 25, 9pm-1am. Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester. (508)752-0888.
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