Halloweek Is Here: Get Scary In Richmond This Week

by | Oct 23, 2018 | HALLOWEEK

The best season of the year is back, and so is the best week to celebrate it. Every year, RVA Magazine and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery team up for Halloweek — a weeklong Halloween celebration across the city, with everything from public horror movies to punk-mixed Thriller tracks, Monster Mashquerades, and zombies lurking through the streets.

Halloweek 2018 kicks off tomorrow, October 24, at Hardywood’s Richmond location. Pre-events start tonight, and spooks run every day ’til Halloween. Don’t forget to #RVAHalloweek2018 so we can see all your best photos from events throughout the week, and tag us to feature your amazing costumes.

The event page will be updated as we go, and so far, the week’s got a lot of great events on the books:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23: PRE-EVENTS

For the metal heads: 
The Broadberry: Dying Fetus, Incantation, Gatecreeper – 6pm

Fall Beer Dinner at Wong Gonzalez – 6:30

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24: HALLOWEEK KICKOFF 

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Kickoff: 
DJ Bummers Eve will be spinning tunes from Thriller with some punk, horror, and garage music mixed in alongside Hardywood’s beer specials, horror movies, and a makeup special event.

How-To Halloween Makeup Workshop
6pm: Hardywood & Aisthesis Productions teamed up for a how-to workshop of the best Halloween makeup, which takes place during Hardywood’s Halloweek kickoff event at the brewery.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

Haunted Food Truck Court
Hardywood’s Haunted food truck court at the brewery, 5:30pm.

Miss Tess & the Talkbacks w/ Darmha Bombs
Richmond Music Hall at Capital Ale House, 7pm.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Dark and Frothy Night to kick off your weekend
Capital Ale House Richmond, 6pm.

Monster Mashquerade @ The Camel
WRIR 97.3 FM’s Monster Mashquerade with The Camel, 8pm.

Guerilla Toss w/ Bermuda Triangles 
Gallery 5, 7pm.

Expand Your Mind: Bloody Bass & Trap Terror
Flora Dance Party, 10pm.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

HALLOWEEK MAIN EVENT: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery 
Trickery Release Party, 1pm-10pm, FREE.

Fresh Paint Exhibit Opening Day
Murals at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 10am.

Zombie Walk 
14th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk in Carytown

The Return of the Living Dead Bands: Part X 
Strange Matter

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

Trunk or Treat SCAN Benefit 
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2pm.

SCARY-OKE Don’t Look Back Costume Contest 
Don’t Look Back, SCARY-OKE 10pm-1:30am, Costume Contest 12am
($150 first place/$50 runner up)


MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

The Answer Brewpub’s HALLOBEER!
9:30PM At The Answer Brewpub
EARTH, WIND and FIRE! 
Presented by Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns

Spooky Screenings: Ghostbusters (29th) Beetlejuice (30th), Hocus Pocus (31st) 
Ellwood Thompson’s, Daily movies until Halloween

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

An Evening with The Grass is Dead 
The Camel, 9pm.

11am-11pm.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31. HALLOWEEN!

Halloween Costume Contest – Ellwood Thompson’s, 7am-9pm
$100 Ellwood’s gift card will be awarded to 1st place winners! Categories: ‘Best Steward Costume’ and ‘Best Customer Costume’ chosen by popular vote on Facebook November 1st – 4th.

13th Annual Richmond Halloween Parade 
Meet up at Monroe Park, dress up! 7pm.

Return of the Living Taco – Don’t Look Back 
Heart-pounding specials & spooky tunes

Weekend Plans and Evolution of the Groove at The Camel 
The Camel, 8pm.

G5 Halloween Party! Haircut/Unmaker/Alfred/Spooky Cool 
Gallery 5, 7pm.

Rock ‘n Roll Halloween with Ladygod, Trillions, Palm Palm 
Flora, 8pm.

A huge thank you to our local venues, friends, and sponsors! 
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Ellwood Thompson’s
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
The Answer Brewpub
Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns
Gallery5
The Camel
The Broadberry
Capital Ale House Richmond
Wong Gonzalez
Richmond Zombie Walk
ALL THE SAINTS THEATER COMPANY
Don’t Look Back
The Return of the Living Dead Bands
Strange Matter

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Since 2005, the dedicated team at RVA Magazine, known as RVA Staff, has been delivering the cultural news that matters in Richmond, VA. This talented group of professionals is committed to keeping you informed about the events and happenings in the city.




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