Halloween Haunts Around Town


Next Wednesday is Oct. 31, and while a Wednesday may be a tough night to celebrate a holiday, that’s why places all over town are celebrating Halloween over the entire week leading up to the night of. From parties to haunted houses, there’s a chance for everyone to don costumes and consume candy to their heart’s content. Take your pick of the following events, or attend them all!persephone halloween

Oct. 24

Place your orders for Persephone’s Halloween cookies by Wednesday to ensure you get them on time. Free shipping on web orders over $75.

Kick off your Halloween spirit with a Halloween show at the Jackson Hole Playhouse, hosted by The Adams Family. Start with a spectacular dinner featuring festive harvest foods at 6:13 p.m., followed by pre-show at 7:15 p.m. This show is available Oct. 24-27, and again Oct. 29-Nov. 3. Call 307-733-6994 to make your reservations. Also, join the witches for tea and crumpets, fortune telling and more with your little goblins Oct. 25-31 at 4 p.m. at the Playhouse.

Oct. 26

Teton Habitat’s 6th annual HalloWine Party is at Moe’s Original Bar B Que. Deemed THE Halloween event in Jackson, $20 at the door gets you all you can drink wine, free food and access to an incredible silent auction. This silent auction features items for libations, adventures and awesome gear. DJ’d by the folks at KHOL, the event will feature a wine tasting and costume contest. Prizes will be given for: best in show, scariest, best couple, best group and best creative theme, judged by local celebrities. Starts at 7 p.m.

Hatch Taqueria & Tequilas is also celebrating the Day of the Dead on Friday. DJ Maximus will be spinning the tunes at this no cover event. Get $3 tacos and drink specials, a tequila tasting, prizes and more. Costumes are encouraged, but a face painter will also be on hand. Starts at 9 p.m.

Oct. 27

Looking for a thrill this Halloween season? Vertical Harvest is the spot with their haunted greenhouse. Families and kids can get scared out of their socks from 3-5 p.m., while teens and adults should opt for the 7-10 p.m. time slot. A $10 donation is suggested.

Celebrate Halloween at the Silver Dollar Bar & Showroom with live music by the Chanman Roots Band. There’s no cover for this party, and at the end of the night they’ll crown winners for the best male, female and couple costumes.

Head to Alpine for an unforgettable Halloween bash at the Melvin taproom. The theme is The Royal Rumble; think wrestlers, refs and promoters as you get ready to hit the dance floor to the beats of DJ Cut la Whut and DJ Mikey Thunder. Starts at 8 p.m.pumpkin

Oct. 30

First Folio is debuting their Halloween show, “Miss Snicklefritz’s Murder Mystery: Ghouls, Duels & Deals” at Jackson Hole Still Works Oct. 30 and 31. This murder mystery will be accompanied by hors d’oeuvres from Jedediah’s and themed cocktails from the folks at Stillworks. Tickets are available at the door for $20 (which includes food and one free drink).

Oct. 31

Elks Lodge members will be passing out candy on the Town Square from 3-5 p.m. on Halloween. Hole Bowl is throwing an 80s Halloween costume party featuring a show by 86. This party is for the 21 and over crowd only, but there’s no cover charge!

Pick up your pumpkins for carving this Halloween season at Lucky’s Market or Jackson Whole Grocer.


About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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