8 Top Picks for Socially-distanced Halloween Fun in Austin

It’s time to get spooked, friends! While Halloween looks a bit different this year, there are still a lot of exciting local things you can do to celebrate this ghosts and goblin-filled holiday. Whether it’s a virtual event online or a safe socially-distanced event in and around the city, below are Ellevé’s top frightfully fun picks for Halloween adventure in Austin!

1. Nightmare on Willie Nelson Boolevard: A Haunted Tour of ACL Live

Get in the spooky spirit at one of Austin’s most iconic venues this weekend! Enjoy a Halloween-style guided tour of ACL Live, which includes exploring rock photography galleries, hearing behind-the-scene stories and “haunted” tales, plus other exciting themed surprises. Legendary live musical performances from musical greats like Johnny Cash will be playing throughout. All participants are required to wear a mask, social distance and complete a health check upon entry. Oct. 30 & 31. Times vary. Get more details here!
2. Halloween Children’s Concert

The Austin Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Children’s Concert is going virtual this year! Experience the enchanting and energetic musical performance from the comfort of your home. Perfect for families, the concert’s theme is “Fantasy and Fable: A Fantastic Fabulous Mix of Sorcery, Enchantment, and Magic,” so if you or your kids are Harry Potter fans, you’ll be pleased to know the film’s most beloved songs are sure to be featured! Oct. 31, 3 p.m. Learn more here
A Halloween-themed ballet performance taking place in a parking lot? Sounds very Austin cool and perfect for social distancing! The Ventana Ballet is turning their fan-favorite “Undead” show into a drive-thru style event. Watch spooky characters elegantly dance around “Dracula’s Cave” from the comfort of your own vehicle. This new take on the classic ballet “Dracula” is not to be missed! The parking lot is located at 2400 E. Cesar Chavez Street. Oct 30 & 31, 6:30 & 8 p.m. Reserve your spot here.

4. Pioneer Farm's Haunted Halloween
Head out to Pioneer Farm for all kinds of haunted-lite fun this Halloween weekend! The farm has transformed into a socially-distanced safe set-up, with fun features to enjoy like a lighted walking tour, live music, circus performers, pumpkin carving demonstrations, outdoor movies, Dia de Los Muertos exhibits and TONS more! Oct. 30 & 31. Get the full scoop here.
Grab some popcorn and put on your best (and comfy!) costumes for a spooky night in watching Trinity Street Player’s “I am the Mask You Wear” cabaret! This virtual fundraising event includes incredible performances by TSP artists that will immerse you into a full Halloween experience. Viewers can watch and donate starting as low as $10. All proceeds will go to helping the Trinity Street Playhouse keep its doors open once COVID restrictions are lifted! Oct. 30, 31, Nov. 1, & Nov. 2. Check out more details here.
Boo at the Zoo is back this year, but it’s getting a COVID-safe upgrade! Head out to the Austin Zoo with your costumes and face coverings for a family-fun spectacle! Enjoy the illuminated zoo grounds decked out in Halloween decorations — perfect for photos — while getting to see the animals at night. It’s a special experience! Oct. 31. Click here to reserve your tickets.
With so much open space, Central Machine Works Brewery is a great spot to check out if you want to enjoy Halloween fun safely outside your home! The brewery is implementing social distancing guidelines to make sure it’s a safe event for all. Enjoy delicious eats and brews, candy goodie bags for kids and even pumpkin decorating in their sprawling beer hall and outdoor space! Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged. Reserve your table here.

8. Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Howl-O-Scream Event

Kids don’t have to miss out on trick-or-treating this year! This annual Howl-O-Scream event is switching gears this year and turning into a drive-thru style car adventure. Put on your favorite costumes and head to one of the many participating Austin Parks and Recreation sites to drive by and collect candy, treats and prizes from the safety of your vehicle. The sites will have awesome Halloween decorations to marvel at as well! Oct. 31. Check out more info and the participating centers here.

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