Austin’s noted slogan “Keep It Weird” reaches new heights in October as Halloween in Austin approaches. Austin’s 6th Street becomes an adult Halloween Party in the streets Halloween night. Austin is home to lot’s of Halloween celebrations and the entertainment districts are rife with Halloween shows and specials. Check out our events calendar for Halloween events. Visit our Halloween in Austin photo gallery.

10/27/17 – 2:56 PM: So we’ve gotten a ton of phone calls about 2017 Halloween on 6th. What night will be the biggest night for costumes etc… Calling around to our partner venues, and looking at our events calendar, Halloween festivities will begin tonite (Fri 10/27) and work through next Tues. Our understanding (per APD and the city) is that 6th WILL be blocked off (Tuesday 10/31) on Halloween night. Traditionally, that night, Hallow’s Eve, is the biggest night. Cheers !

Austin's most haunted hotel - The Driskill. Halloween night on 6th Street, Austin, TX.
Austin’s most haunted hotel – The Driskill. Halloween night on 6th Street, Austin, TX.
Halloween on 6th Street, Austin, TX.
Halloween on 6th Street, Austin, TX.
It's a packed house on East 6th for Halloween celebrations every October.
It’s a packed house on East 6th for Halloween celebrations every October.

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  1. Neel

    Are we going to have halloween parade this weekend? Or will it happen on Tuesday? Any idea?

    1. Will Taylor Listing Owner

      10/27/17 – 2:56 PM: So we’ve gotten a ton of phone calls about Halloween on 6th. What night will be the biggest night for costumes etc… Calling around to our partner venues, and looking at our events calendar, Halloween festivities will begin tonite and work through next Tues. Our understanding (per APD and the city) is that 6th WILL be blocked off (Tuesday 10/31) on Halloween night. Traditionally, that night, Hallow’s Eve, is the biggest night. Cheers !

    2. Will Taylor Listing Owner

      Yes they will. Calling around to our partner venues, and looking at our events calendar, Halloween festivities will begin tonite and work through next Tues. Our understanding (per APD and the city) is that 6th WILL be blocked off (Tuesday 10/31) on Halloween night. Traditionally, that night, Hallow’s Eve, is the biggest night. Cheers !

  2. Angela Garbett

    Will people be dressing up tonight, Saturday the 27th?

  3. JB

    Given the weather forecast for tonight…will Halloween on 6th still be happening?

    1. Will Taylor Listing Owner

      We’ve never know Halloween to be cancelled on 6th. All the venues on the street have numerous themed events tonite.. Streets will be blocked off.