We Scare Up Some Spooky Halloween Music Festivals
By / August 23, 2023

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The only two times it is socially acceptable to wear a costume is at Halloween or at a music festival, so you better believe combining the two is going to be a blast. Check out our comprehensive list of Halloween fests for 2023 and get inspired to get dressed up and get after it.

Escape Halloween 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: San Bernardino, CA


The Scene: Held in Southern California, Escape is an annual electronic festival running over Halloween. Continuing their impressive repertoire of festivals produced by the brand Insomniac, Escape promises to deliver spooky vibes and a top electronic lineup to festival attendees. Taking the Halloween spirit to heart, the festival also features themed stages, immersive art installations and costumed performers lurking the festival grounds.



More Info: Escape Halloween 2023 Guide


Suwannee Hulaween 2023

When: October 26-29, 2023

Where: Live Oak, FL


The Scene: Halloween's jammiest music festival, Suwannee Hulaween, takes place annually at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Hosted by The String Cheese Incident (who play two sets every evening), the jam band filled lineup features multiple stages filled with fans dressed up for the event.



More Info: Suwannee Hulaween 2023 Guide


Get Freaky 2023

When: October 27-29, 2023

Where: Salt Lake City, UT


The Scene: Get Freaky is an annual electronic music festival held during Halloween in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two-day event takes place at The Great Saltair, a unique venue that sits on a picturesque spot overlooking the Great Salt Lake.



More Info: Get Freaky 2023 Guide


Super Unnatural 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Scottsdale, AZ


The Scene: Super Unnatural is a two-night Halloween event taking place at WestWorld- one of the Southwest’s premiere entertainment venues surrounded by some of the country’s best luxury resorts, restaurants, and hotels.


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More Info: Super Unnatural 2023 Guide


Freaky Deaky 2023

When: October 28-29, 2023

Where: Austin, TX


The Scene: It's Texas meets Halloween meets dance party when Freaky Deaky lands in Austin this year! The wildest costume party in the south gets spooky at the Travis County Expo Center with some of the hottest names in the EDM scene.



More Info: Freaky Deaky 2023 Guide


Scream Edmonton 2023

When: October 28, 2023

Where: Edmonton, AB


The Scene: Costumed creepers, a haunted labyrinth, three stages, and more than twenty acts are all party of Canada's longest running Halloween dance event.


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More Info: Scream Edmonton 2023 Guide


Boo! Seattle 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Seattle, WA


The Scene: Boo Seattle is one of the spookiest Halloween parties in the PNW. A zany cast of spooky characters, heart pumping music, indoor rides, and more await you at Boo Seattle.



More Info: Boo! Seattle 2023 Guide


The Fest 2023

When: October 27-29, 2023

Where: Gainsville, FL


The Scene: This independent multiple-venue festival that celebrates underground music has been rocking Gainsville for nearly two decades. The numbers speak for themselves at The Fest: 300+ artists, 4 stages, 18 venues, and more than 50 professional wrestlers.



More Info: The Fest 2023 Guide


S.S. Neverender 2023

When: October 23-27, 2023

Where: Miami, FL


The Scene: There's always something to do or listen to on the S.S. Neverender. Cruise festival-goers will enjoy many activities, themed nights, delicious food and beautiful scenery on this Coheed and Cambria cruise. From Miami to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.



More Info: S.S. Neverender 2023 Guide


Nightmare Festival 2023

When: October 26-29, 2023

Where: Darlington, MD


The Scene: This 4-day spooky Halloween festival has camping, cabins, meal plans, and electronic music throughout the whole night.


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More Info: Nightmare Festival 2023 Guide


Wrecking Ball Metal Madness 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Dallas, TX


The Scene: Prepare for 2 days of unbridled metal mayhem at Wrecking Ball Metal Madness, where death metal and comedy collide in a spectacular fusion. Set against the backdrop of Halloween weekend, brace yourself for an electrifying experience that's bound to send shivers down your spine.



More Info: Wrecking Ball Metal Madness 2023 Guide


Haunted Fest 2023

When: October 27, 2023

Where: Columbus, OH


The Scene: Festival goers will experience the excitement of a one-day, all-ages Halloween festival that will have them energized and dancing on their feet until doors close.


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More Info: Haunted Fest 2023 Guide


Freaky Deaky Portland 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Portland, OR


The Scene: It's Texas meets Halloween meets dance party when Freaky Deaky lands in Portland. The wildest costume party in the south gets spooky at the Portland Expo Center with some of the hottest names in the EDM scene.


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More Info: Freaky Deaky Portland 2023 Guide


CiroLoco Halloween 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: New York, NY


The Scene: CiroLoco Halloween will be coming to New York for 2 days this Halloween. Get ready to dance all night into the morning.



More Info: CiroLoco Halloween 2023 Guide


Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Whitby, UK


The Scene: Embark on a mesmerizing journey over the course of two days, as this Halloween festival unveils a world dedicated to the enigmatic realms of gothic mystique and alternative wonder.



More Info: Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival 2023 Guide


Terminal V Halloween 2023

When: October 27-29, 2023

Where: Edinburgh, Scotland


The Scene: Terminal V is back returning to the mass warehouse complex near Edinburgh Airport and featuring an elite collection of the biggest acts in the world of techno and house music. Renowned for their cutting edge production and mind blowing visuals, Terminal V Halloween Trilogy will not disappoint


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More Info: Terminal V Halloween 2023 Guide


Supernatural Festival 2023

When: October 28, 2023

Where: Denver, CO


The Scene: Denver's biggest Halloween dance festival returns for a wicked good time to the National Western Complex this October.


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More Info: Supernatural Festival 2023 Guide


Haunted Forest 2023

When: October 27-28, 2023

Where: Portland, OR


The Scene: Come dressed in costume for this 2-day electronic music festival that is held on Halloween weekend at The North Warehouse in Portland, OR. The warehouse was built in 1906 and is now a popular and sometimes spooky music venue that includes 40-foot ceilings, impressive sound, and indoor and outdoor stages.



More Info: Haunted Forest 2023 Guide


Day of the Dead 2023

When: October 29, 2023

Where: Annamoe, Ireland


The Scene: Taking place on the Bank Holiday Sunday near Halloween, Day off the Dead brings the dance music to Ireland.



More Info: Day of the Dead 2023 Guide


Return to Rio 2023

When: October 27-29, 2023

Where: Wiseman's Ferry NSW, Australia


The Scene: Dance yourself silly to some of the world’s best artists, sip on a cocktail by the pool chilling to some reggae or get your soul and funk fill at The Shack. Then recharge with a float along the river or some yoga and meditation before ending the day at the party to end all parties.


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More Info: Return to Rio 2023 Guide


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We are Music Festival Wizard -- a loose coalition of writers, photographers, artists, and musicians roadtripping around the world in search of the "perfect" music festival.