Get Spooky in Downtown Baltimore this Halloween

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There’s no question: 2020 is one of the scariest years in anyone’s recent memory. So what does that mean for Halloween? Will it be extra spooky this year?

Maybe, maybe not – but it will be extra fun this year in downtown Baltimore, where Power Plant Live! and surrounding venues have a terrific lineup of creepy-fun festivities planned all weekend long. Here’s a look at how to spend your Halloween weekend downtown:


Six Feet Beats

On Friday, Oct. 30, Rise Among Rivals and Dead Eyes team up for Six Feet Beats, a socially distanced outdoor show at Power Plant Live! The bands – which are local to Maryland and Pennsylvania – play hard rock music that’s perfect for the spooky season.

And it’s not just the music that will get you in the Halloween spirit. During the show, the venue will play creepy movies on a big screen and serve Halloween-themed cocktails.

This is a ticketed event and guests will have assigned tables with servers, to ensure safety.

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Halloween Drag Brunch

At 12:30 on Halloween Saturday, Power Plant Live! partners with Brooklyn Heights and friends for a Halloween-themed Drag Queen Brunch. The event will be ticketed, seated, with safety precautions in place.

The show features a dozen Drag Queens, plus great drink specials ($3 mimosas, $4 bloodied, and $5 sangria) – it’s sure to be a wild ride.

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On Halloween itself, costume up and head to Power Plant Live!

One-man band/beatboxer Nate McCormick will be on the main stage from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and you’re sure to peep some fun costumes while you listen, drink and grab a bite to eat at Leinie’s Lodge & Beer Garden or Tin Roof.


Starting at 8 p.m., the venue will host A Freaky 2020 Halloween, a 21+, the socially distant event with multiple DJs, a costume contest ($2000 in cash and prizes for the winners), and “freaky” cocktails. The event is ticketed and capacity will be limited for safety, so get tickets early.


Keep the Party Going

The spookiness doesn’t stop just because Halloween is over. On Sunday, Nov. 1, head to Baltimore Soundstage for one last Halloween hurrah: a seated, socially distanced “Chocolate Covered Rocky Horror” show.

Where to Park when Heading Downtown for Halloween

Harborpark_Garage_LogoWhether you’re getting your Halloween festivities started early, heading out for the big day Saturday, or keeping the party going on Sunday, one thing remains the same: your plans should include figuring out where to park.

Located at 55 Market Place, Harbor Park Garage is right next door to Power Plant Live! and its many festivities.

The garage, which is accessible to I-83 and other major routes in and out of downtown Baltimore, is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Harbor Park is clean and well-lit, with many new coronavirus safety and sanitation guidelines in place. The friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to answer questions about where to go, what to do, how to get there, and about the garage’s policies.

For more information about Harbor Park Garage, visit