By Ania Cajuste, DVI Intern
Happy Friday the Thirteenth! What better way to celebrate this spooky day than to update #DTJax on what’s going on for the rest of the scariest month of the year. Here is your guide to all things Halloween. For a full list of all events, please visit our events calendar.
Evil Dead: The Musical
October 13th, 14th, 16th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th
Presented by The 5 & Dime, Vanity Furs and Jacksonville Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Evil Dead: The Musical promises to be a gory, good time. This hilarious live stage show takes all of the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness and combines them. Add amazing music and great choreography, and you’ve got a fun night in #DTJax!
Tickets and information: https://goo.gl/cqKgU3
The iconic #DTJax music venue is bringing in, not one, but two of south Florida’s premier jam bands! The Groove Orient and Come Back Alice are coming to Jacksonville to bring us one monster of a Saturday night.
Tickets and information: https://goo.gl/LqdPU
Harry Potter Symphony
Time’s Union Center for Performing Arts
Watch the wand choose the wizard, the proper way to swish-and-flick and the giant, three-headed dog as the Jacksonville Symphony performs John Williams’ famous score live. Songs include Hedwig’s Theme, The Great Hall Fanfare, Harry’s Wondrous World, Nimbus 2000 and much more.
More information: https://goo.gl/8MNfYr
Wizarding Masquerade Ball
Dust off your wands and broomsticks! The Hourglass Pub presents A Night at the Leaky Cauldron– A Wizarding Masquerade Ball. For the fourth year in a row, Hourglass promises a night full of good drinks and good, Harry Potter themed fun. With a cash prize for the best costume, butter beer, a wand making station and vendors selling magical trinkets, this will be an event that even You-Know-Who would enjoy!
More information: https://goo.gl/f9WfiP
Monsters in Space
Should we be afraid of what’s lurking in space? The Museum of Science and History has an entire evening dedicated to answering that very question! Enjoy the hour-long, live demonstration as they discuss the unknown depths of space and the creatures within it.
Tickets and information: https://goo.gl/bDvsor
Enjoy an overnight excursion into the unknown at the Museum of Science and History. The evening will begin with a variety of creepy cocktails, followed by a buffet provided by Taco Lu. The rest of the evening is filled with bone chilling activities, including a spooky scavenger hunt and a tour that tells the haunting history of Jacksonville.
Tickets and information: https://goo.gl/rPW41F
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Hourglass Pub October 21st, Florida Theatre October 28th and 1904 Music Hall October 31st
Get ready to enjoy all of the comedy, burlesque and drag in the tribute to Richard O’Brien’s masterpiece, The Rocky Horror Show! Bring your red lipstick and watch this live performance that celebrates all things that go bump in the night. With three different venues putting on performances on three different nights, there is no reason not to do the Time Warp dance this year!
Tickets and information for Hourglass Pub: https://goo.gl/Zjby44
Tickets and information for Florida Theatre: https://goo.gl/y7M8nB
Tickets and information for 1904 Music Hall: https://goo.gl/TDoa4Y
Dogtastic HOWL-o-Ween Bash
The HOWL-o-Ween Bash presented by Yappy Hour, will feature a pet expo, giveaways, live music, and a Halloween costume contest! Categories include most original costume, scariest costume, best owner and dog duo, cutest costume and best costume overall. This is a free event, open to all dog lovers.
More information: https://goo.gl/pTfGfZ
Trick or Treat on the Street
The spooky season is upon us and we want to celebrate with #DTJax employees and families for Halloween. Wear your best costumes and get your fill of candy, coupons, and other promotional goodies from participating businesses. Dust off your capes and fangs, bring a friend, the family, or the whole office. This is one sweet treat you won’t want to miss!
More information: https://goo.gl/LrKppJ