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Hey! Adults like parties, too! Halloween bashes and balls for grownups splatter the weekend calendar

[fa icon="calendar"] Oct 26, 2017 2:06:53 PM / by Mary Lhowe

Mary Lhowe


Halloween doesn’t belong only to the kids. Lots of Halloween parties for adults are coming this weekend. Gin up a costume and join the fun! If nothing more, a mask and feathers and a bed-sheet cape will get you into the costume contest. Some ideas:

Rhode Island

400---CARNEVIL.jpgHalloween CarnEvil 2017 at by Newport Vineyards - Middletown, RI. October 27

Circus performers, a fortune teller machine, DJ Jay Buff, all at a beautiful vineyard with views of the stars if the night is cloudless. 






500-MYSTERIUM.jpgMysterium: The Eternal Masquerade 2017 at the Providence Public Library, Providence, RI. October 27

This majestic building will be the location of mysterious live performances and a literary expedition through the library's Renaissance-likestructures.





Art and Souls Costume Ball 2017 at Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA. October 28

Arts and frights mix at this night of music, dancing and bone-chilling refreshments.


 Trick-or-Beer Bash 2017 at Dorchester Brewing, Dorchester, MA. October 28

The brewery serves a kettle-soured Irish Stout with a name that draws inspiration from Edgar Allan Poe. Twelve hours of adult trick-or-treating, live music, and a costume contest.


Gabriel’s Rainbow Coffeehouse Halloween Music and Dance Costume Ball, Newburyport, MA. October 28

This party presents The SpaceHeaters, an eclectic group of musicians who blend rock, R&B, soul, funk and folk rock. New Orleans style pianist and guitarist Malcolm Carnwath aka Dr. Feelgood and British singer-songwriter, Lucian Parkin aka Lucky Leroux.


A Stranger Halloween Evening at Kimpton Hotel Marlowe, Cambridge, MA. October 27

During this homage to "Stranger Things," guests are surrounded with decor matching the 1980s Midwest setting of the show and menu items like Eleven’s beloved waffles available for purchase.



Space Halloween Party 2017 at SPACE Gallery,  Portland, ME. October 28

Capture your costume in a photo booth and listen to New Wave music by Sunset Hearts as The Cure, members of Contrapposto, Superorder as Cocteau Twins, The Psychic Dicks as Siouxsie and the Banshees, and The Blood Caps as The Replacements.


Mary Lhowe

Written by Mary Lhowe