What's on Tap

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Best bets for Halloween

Posted October 29, 2013

Halloween revelers pose for a photo during Homegrown Halloween on October 31, 2012 on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, NC.

— Just because Halloween is in the middle of a work week doesn't mean you can't have a great time. Here are our picks for fun this Halloween. 

In downtown Raleigh, our friends at Carolina Nightlife Raleigh will be hosting a Halloween Howler Bar Crawl. The night starts at 9 p.m. at Murphy's Law. Wear a costume and hang out at a variety of different places – no cover or waiting in line! Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 the day of. 

Coglin's on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh will host a huge Halloween party from 9 p.m. to midnight. It is part of their Five Nights of Fright. The fun continues Friday with Fantasy night and Saturday with an 80s prom. 

The North Carolina Museum of History is hosting a Halloween Safe Night from 6-9 p.m. Children 12 and under get in for free with an adult. There will be candy and more.

Another good event for kids is Garner's Trick or Treat on the Trails. Community organizations and businesses will line the trails of White Deer Park and hand out candy from 3-6 p.m.

The Carolina Wing Company is holding a community Halloween Celebration from 4-10:30 p.m. There will be activities for the children and food and drink specials. 

Chapel Hill will be hosting its annual Homegrown Halloween on Franklin Street. 

In Durham, if you aren't in the mood for the ghosts and goblins, just head to the Durham Performing Arts Center for the super talented John Legend. 

Carrboro is holding its annual Halloween Carnival in the town commons from 6 - 8:30 p.m. There will be games such as bean bag toss, duck pond and more. Concessions will be available. Admission is free. 

Magic and beer await you in Smithfield at Double Barley Brewing's Tricks-N-Treats party. Wear your best costume and enjoy drinks like the Mind Blower Porter. Admission is free. Party is from 4-10 p.m. 

For more Halloween events, search our listings.

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