Feb.
12
2021

7 Deadly Sinful Ways to Spend a Gay Halloween in the US
Feb. 12 2021
by Lachlan

7 Deadly Sinful Ways to Spend a Gay Halloween in the US
Gay Halloween Parties in the US

It’s time to get your freak on, and prepare for this year’s gay Halloween in the States. Halloween originated from the belief that October 31 signified the last day of summer, and the beginning of the cold, dark season. This time was often associated with death, and on the eve of October 31, the lines between the living and the dead were often blurred. Ghosts were said to return to earth, and people would wear costumes and light bonfires to ward off their sinister presence.

Today, October 31 marks a night of creepy fun, where party revelers take to the streets in their most gruesome costumes, committing trick or treat and other terrifyingly terrific festivities. From horrific parties to traditional activities, we’ve rounded up the seven deadliest ways to spend Halloween 2021. So get into your best gay halloween costume, and prepare for a sinful experience this October.      

 

ENVY

What? Wicked Manors 

Where? Wilton Manors

When? October 31

©Facebook/Wicked Manors

Want to incite envy in your friends this Halloween? You need to get yourself to one of the best gay Halloween Parties in the US, Wicked Manors. It’s old news that Wilton Manors in Greater Fort Lauderdale is a gay hotspot, so of course the city’s October 31 celebrations were going to be impressive. The eerie evening kicks off from 6pm at Wilton Manors’ Pride Center at Equality Park, and will include trick or treat, board games, and plenty of costume fun. For 2021, the theme will eerily be "Turn Back Time."  

 

 
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LUST

What? Halloween Alegria 

Where? Great Hall @ Avant Gardner - New York 

When? October 31

©Facebook/Alegria Events

While you may have spent the past year lusting after that guy at your local gym, this October it’s time to shift your lust towards one of the best Halloween parties happening in New York, Halloween Alegria. You’ll simply drool over the party’s line-up of local and international DJs, and the production design is sure to leave you feeling freaky. There’ll also be a competition for the night, where the best gay halloween costumes will be awarded, so get creative and secure first place! Things kick off at 11pm at the Great Hall @ Avant Gardner, and we assure you this will be one gay Halloween party to remember.

 

 
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GREED

What? Gay Halloween New Orleans 

Where? New Orleans

When? October 29 - 31

©Flickr/Philip Kromer

On Halloween you’re excused to think that more is more, and you can have plenty of chilling fun - and more - at NOLA Gay Halloween. After all, New Orleans is considered America's most haunted city. Each October, New Orleans hosts its gruesomely cool Halloween party in the heart of The French Quarter. You can expect horrific displays on the quarter’s streets, as well as one of the biggest and best gay Halloween parades in the States. In fact, this is New Orleans' second largest event after New Orleans Mardi Gras. Attend NOLA gay Halloween, and you’re sure to feel greedily satisfied this October. Head to one of the city's most iconic LGBTQ venues, Bourbon Street Pub, for some of the best Halloween parties in town. 

 

 
  Book your stay in New Orleans now!  
 

 

PRIDE

What? WEHO Halloween Carnival 

Where? Santa Monica Boulevard - Los Angeles

When? October 31

©Flickr/Matthew Dillon

Ready to feel out, proud, and fabulous this Halloween? While LA Pride has come and gone, the city’s Halloween Street Festival is the next best thing when it comes to a chillingly cool party. Each year (outside of Covid times) 500,000+ Halloween enthusiasts take to Santa Monica Boulevard for plenty of creepy antics, making this one of the world’s largest Halloween parties. Just think how proud you’ll feel telling all your friends about the freaky fun you had at this party! The frightening fun will kick off at 6pm on Santa Monica between North Doheny Drive and Le Cienega.  

 

 
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GLUTTONY

What? Trick or Treat

Where? Your local neighborhood

When? October 31

While the concept of trick or treat allegedly dates back as far as the Dark Ages, the tradition only gained momentum in the US during the 1950s, when Disney created the cartoon Trick or Treat. Since then, October 31 has marked an evening for Halloween revelers to visit their neighbors chanting trick or treat. This is the night to unveil your gluttonous self, but beware, you’re just as likely to be fooled by a terrible trick from your neighbors, so don’t go out expecting only candy. 

 

WRATH

What? Oak Lawn Block Party

Where? Dallas

When? October 23 - 24

Okay, we don’t encourage anyone to feel wrath this Halloween, but if you’re going to experience this deadly sin at any point, you’re likely to at Oak Lawn Block Party - but not because of the event itself. Most probably because of all the other gay Halloween revelers who have come out possibly dressed more freakishly than you. After all, this is the biggest Halloween celebration in all of Dallas, so the competition for the best gay halloween costume is fierce. Start preparing your outfit now, and get ready for one terrifyingly good street parade. The fun will start at 7pm at the 3900 block of Cedar Spring. 

 

 
  Book your stay in Dallas now!  
 

 

SLOTH

What? Netflix and Chill

Where? Your pad

When? October 31

We know that Halloween is not for everyone, and it’s true that the end of October can get a little chilly in certain parts of the US. So, if you must commit the deadly sin of sloth this Halloween, we recommend doing so with a Netflix and Chill session with your loved one. Scatter some candle-lit pumpkins around the house, grab your own stash of trick-or-treat-inspired candy, and settle into a creepishly thrilling movie to create the perfect Halloween ambiance at home.

 

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