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Celebrate Halloween in Downtown Rochester

Calling all ghouls, goblins, witches, wizards, and, of course, zombies. Over the next several days, Downtown Rochester is spooking it up to help you celebrate Halloween in a myriad of ways. From sales and specials to events, Downtown is certainly the place to be for a spook-tacular time.

Click the dropdowns below to see what's going on at some of your favorite shops, restaurants, and other businesses for the Halloween holiday.

The Charter House 10/31

Annual Halloween party, 10/31, 4:30-6:00PM. Bouncy house, games, activities, haunted house, and lots of candy. Free and open to the public.

Collider 10/26-10/28

Startup Weekend Rochester, 10/26-28 (Full Schedule). Spend the weekend with like-minded entrepreneurs to prototype, demo, and present a startup idea. Attendees are encouraged to dress up!

Friends' Bookstore Ongoing+10/31

Variety of Halloween & other scary books for sale at low prices. Show us a trick and receive a treat on October 31.

Hefe Rojo 10/27

Halloween Party, 10/27, 8:00-11:59PM. Includes costume contest with hundreds of prizes and drink specials. Featuring DJ InztraMental. 21+

Kathy's Pub 10/26-27, 10/31

  • Halloween 1: Zeta June, 10:00PM, 10/26
  • Halloween 2: Fire at the Falls, 10:00PM, 10/27
  • Halloween 3: DJ J Remedy, 9:00PM, 10/31

The Loop Rochester 10/27

Halloween party, 10/27, 5:00PM-Close. $3 shot specials.

  • Drunken Ghoul (A Caramel Apple Jell-O Shot)
  • Poisonous Party Potion (Shimmering shot with strawberry vodka and lemon liqueur)

Rochester Area Family YMCA 10/26

Spooktacular, 10/26, 5:00-7:00PM. Trunk or treat including games, prizes, and a ghoul walk. Free and open to the public.

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market 10/27

Halloween-themed market, 10/27, 7:30AM-12:00PM. Show your costumes and let kids collect treats. Open sun, rain, or snow!

Rochester Trolley & Tour Company 10/18 to 11/10

Halloween-themed trolley tour

The Running Room 10/31

  • Weekly run club, 6:00PM, Halloween-themed run/walk with costumes (kids welcome)
  • Race Finishers Discount Day: Bring in medal from October race and receive discount on shoes, apparel, nutrition, electronics, and accessories.