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This is Halloween in Downtown Rochester

Something creepy and kooky is brewing in downtown Rochester. Find all the mysterious and spooky things to do for Halloween in downtown Rochester below!

    Haunted Rochester Trolly Tours

    • Do you think Rochester is haunted? The "Trolly of Doom" lets you be the judge. Hop aboard the Rochester Trolley and Tour to explore Rochester's paranormal, including historic downtown buildings like the site of a mortuary and the Kahler Grand Hotel and its haunted elevator.
    • Dates: Select dates through October 31
    • Where: Rochester Trolley and Tour Company
    • More information here.

    2019 Rochester Haunted Halloween Scavenger Hunt

    • Dust of your broomstick, gather your goblins, it's time for the 2019 Rochester Haunted Halloween Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win $5,000 cash + $500 in other prizes! Download the Y-105FM mobile app, tap the 'Halloween Hunt' button on the home screen and complete the challenges, including location check-ins, hunting down and capturing your favorite radio DJs and other Halloween characters hidden around town (Pokemon Go style), taking photos and more. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win the $5,000 cash + $500 in other prizes! Happy hunting and good luck!
    • Dates: October 14 through October 31
    • More information here.

    Night of the Living Dead

    • A gripping terror-filled monochromatic play that brings all the fright of the cult classic to life. This blend of thrilling horror laced with touches of black humor envelops the audience in the action and unfolds into a shocking theatrical ending.
    • Dates: October 18 through November 2
    • Where: Rochester Civic Theatre
    • More information here.

    Rochester Zombie Pub Crawl

    • Bring your family, friends & best Zombie makeup and prepare yourself to invade the City of Rochester at the Rochester Zombie Pub Crawl! 12 Restaurants & Bars including downtown will be invaded by Zombies! Children are welcome at select locations! Prizes, gift cards and bar tabs awarded for best dressed, scariest, goriest and most original Zombies at each establishment.
    • Dates/Times: from 1 p.m. October 19 to 2 a.m. October 20
    • Where: Cameo at the Castle
    • More information here.

    Family Pumpkin Painting // Skeleton Decorating

    • Each person gets 2 pumpkins and 1 skeleton to decorate. Instructors will guide you through paint colors & special techniques for a unique pumpkin!
    • Dates/Times: 2:30 p.m. October 20
    • Where: Canvas & Chardonnay
    • More information here.

    Monster Mash Bash Block Party

    • Do the graveyard smash at Cameo's Monster Mash Block Party! The night includes ghoulish drinks and eats, Transylvania Twist tunes by a DJ, costume contests, monster mash dance off, and more.
    • Dates/Times: October 25 from 5 - 11 p.m.
    • Where: Cameo at the Castle
    • More information here.

    Trick or Treat at the Rochester Farmers Market

    • We will celebrate the end of the summer market season in classic fall style with a family-friendly Halloween-themed market. Come out and show off your costumes and let the kids collect treats from their favorite farmers.
    • Dates/Times: October 26 from 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Where: Rochester Farmers Market
    • More information here.

    Halloween at The Loop

    • Kids eat free October 28 - 31. Kids in costumes also get a free dessert! Maximum 2 kids per 1 adult entree. Nov. 1 our staff will be dressed up as scary movie characters. DJ and dancing starts at 10PM (21+). Come in your costumes! Nov. 2 our staff will be dressed up as 1920 gangsters. DJ and dancing starts at 10PM (21+). Come in your costumes! All week The Loop will be decked out in Halloween decor and featuring spooky drink specials each day.l have a special "scary" storytime and spooky activities to celebrate the new movie.
    • Dates: October 28 through November 2
    • Where: The Loop

    Addams Family Party

    Halloween Fun at Charter House

    • Come for games, activities, a fun bouncy house, and a kid's haunted house, which is all free and open to the public!
    • Dates/Times: October 31 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    • Where: Cameo at the Castle

    Halloween at Kathy's Pub

    • Kathy's Pub will have three opportunities to celebrate Halloween! During this three-night Monster Mash, Kathy's will feature ghoulish dink specials at not scary prices, costume contests with prizes, and more!
    • Dates/Times: from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., October 31 to November 2
    • Where: Kathy's Pub

    Halloween Specials at Lettuce Unite and Guerita's Window

    • Halloween Lunch Special at Lettuce Unite & Guerita's Window: Double, double toil and trouble, cauldrons bubble and punch cards DOUBLE. Get a Halloween (vegan-friendly) treat with every purchase PLUS double punch on your loyalty card!
    • Dates: October 31
    • Where: Lettuce Unite and Guerita's Window

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