Haunted houses and month-long fests like Bonnie Screams, Fright Dome and HallOVeen at the Magical Forest are local Halloween classics, but if you’re looking for something new, we’ve got you covered.
RiffTrax Live: Carnival of Souls Watch Mystery Science Theater 3000 personalities Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett riff live from Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre as the 1962 midnight-movie Carnival of Souls plays, the film’s first big-screen showing since a recent full-color restoration. October 27, 8 p.m. & October 31, 7:30 p.m., $11-$13, select theaters.
Monster Movie Marathon Catch free showings of your favorite family-friendly Halloween movies, including Frankenweenie, Paranorman, Mars Attacks! and Beetlejuice at Veil Pavilion. October 28, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m., free, Silverton.
Khoury’s Annual Halloween Party The craft-beer stronghold serves up local specialty brews straight from real pumpkins. Costumes are highly encouraged, so don’t be the only beer geek not decked out. October 28, 6-10 p.m., free, Khoury’s Fine Wine & Spirits.
Zombie Prom Don those tattered tuxes and moth-bitten gowns, but leave behind the bitter high-school memories; use them instead to fuel your newly acquired, insatiable appetite for flesh. Hosted by the Fabulous Sin City Roller Girls. October 28, 10 p.m., $10, Sayers Club.
Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Spooktacular Theatrical group Frankie’s Favorite Obsession will perform the cult classic live as the 1975 film plays on screen, twice in one night. A musical preshow, costume contest and plenty of drag, props and shenanigans will accompany the performances. October 29, 8 p.m. & midnight, $10, Tropicana Cinemas.
Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball For the past 21 years, this massive gathering has lived up to its reputation as one of the most risqué and outrageous Halloween parties in the country. Open your mind and succumb to your dark desires, if only for one night. October 29, 10:30 p.m., $50-$250, the Joint.