South Street’s Halloween Costume Crawl & Bar Bash

Gather your group of gremlins, ghouls, and final girls for South Street’s first-ever Halloween Costume Crawl & Bar Bash!

When: Tuesday, October 31st, Kick-off at 7pm
Where: Kick-off at 5th & South Street + Costume Contest at Headhouse Plaza

The creepiest cavalcade of chilling fun is coming to South Street this Halloween! Wear your most otherworldly outfit to participate in our costume contest (what’s in the box? $1,000 in prizes!), and say cheers to all things spooky with Halloween specials, deals, and discounts ALL NIGHT LONG! Presented by the South Street Headhouse District & hosted by Jarbeaux of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret! Thanks to our sponsors, Stateside Vodka and TargetPark.

Quit your babysitting gig now (like, for your own safety) because this Halloween event is FREE, FUN, and FOR ADULTS.*

Haunted Happenings:
💀 Creepy Cavalcade Down South Street!
💀 Costume Contest!*
💀 Halloween Specials!
💀 Food & Drink Deals!
💀 $1,000 in Prizes!
💀 & MORE!

The Costume Crawl kicks off at 7pm at 5th & South Streets and ends at the Headhouse Plaza on 2nd & Lombard Street! Join our host Jarbeaux of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret as we lead a staggering spectacle of killer kweens, monster mashes, and philthy Philadelphians down South Street! Try to take scary selfies with the performers—if you dare!

The Costume Contest will commence at the Headhouse Plaza, and the categories for this year’s contest are Spooky & Scary, Silly & Wacky, Sexy & Sultry, and Pop & Trendy! Contest registration is open now, and participants are encouraged to sign up early to secure a spot in the contest. Don’t miss out on $1,000 in prizes from district businesses! *Participants in the Costume Contest must be 21+, but all are invited to join the Crawl.

Register for the Costume Contest Now

What’s lurking just beyond the Costume Crawl? It’s the Bar Bash! Haunt the bars, restaurants, and shops on and around South Street all night long for horrific Halloween specials, deals, and discounts!

Spooky Bar Bash Specials:
Specials and locations TBA!

Important Info:

Note: ➡ *Participants in the Costume Contest must be 21+, but all are invited to join the Crawl. Valid ID may be required to enter an establishment that serves alcohol. 🤠🍻

Costumes: ➡ Don’t have a costume? Not a problem! Shop for costumes on and around South Street this Halloween! And if you’re looking for something dreadfully one-of-a-kind or special made, take an Exorcist spider walk down Fabric Row to investigate our dozens of fabric stores and custom clothing creators! 🎃✨

How To Get Here: ➡ We’re accessible via driving, cycling, public transit, and walking. For specific directions from your location, use our custom Google Maps Directions.

Parking: ➡ Make parking on South Street a breeze with TargetPark! Featuring two conveniently located parking lots on the east end of South Street, TargetPark is here to help you kick back, relax, and enjoy a day on South Street instead of fixating on your parking meter. Visit TargetPark at 530 S. 2nd Street or 215 Lombard Street for local and easy parking options! Entrances are located on 3rd near South Street, and Lombard between 2nd and 3rd Streets!

Registration & RSVP: ➡ Eventbrite (register for Costume Crawl contest) and Facebook.

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Oct 31 2023


7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location 2

Headhouse Plaza
S. 2nd and Lombard Streets