It’s finally here! After a month (at least) of costume planning, decorating, and general excitement, Halloween weekend is finally here! Halloween is the biggest, most important night in the Atlanta Underground Club Scene, and luckily there are some great parties happening this weekend. Start your Halloween weekend off this Friday, October 28, as The Shelter, Three Olives Vodka, and Vampire Freaks present Halloween at The Shelter.
Last year, The Shelter threw down hardcore on Halloween. The building hit capacity, and it seemed that nearly everyone was dressed in costume. That made for stiff competition during the costume contest, and “Abe Lincoln” and his wife “Mary Todd” took home the big prize for their intricately detailed costumes. Of course, this is also the bar that throws Halfway to Halloween parties every year as well, so you’d better believe that six months later they are completely prepped and ready for the big day. This year, The Shelter is throwing an EVEN BIGGER party than ever before that could literally blow the roof off if they’re not careful.
Where to even begin? How about with the sponsors? Three Olives Vodka and Vampire Freaks are putting their names on this party, which means a lot of great swag from the delicious vodka brand and the alternative social website in operation since 1999. Three Olives Cupcake Girls will be on hand to roll out the new Three Olives Cake Vodka–yum! And there’s no need to go trick-or-treating; there will be plenty of free treats all throughout the bar.
Hopefully you have really been working on your costumes, because The Shelter’s costume contest is serious business with $500 in cash prizes. Not the competitive type? You can still give your costume the blood red carpet treatment at the pro photo wall.
Of course it’s not a Halloween party without killer tunes. Performing live on stage is Disco Stick, the Lady Gaga Tribute Band, featuring members of Panzer AG. Three of The Shelter’s resident DJs will also be spinning all night long: DJ Aesthetic, DJ Ghost, and DJ Davo.
Perhaps one of the most exciting announcements about this party is that this will be the grand opening of the REDRUM! For those that have been to The Shelter before, you might have noticed that there is a large room in the front, filled with windows and overlooking the parking lot. This enclosed glass patio is the REDRUM! This anti-VIP lounge provides a comfortable place to relax without all of the silly rules of who can and can’t enter.
Halloween at The Shelter will take place on Friday, October 28 at The Shelter. Cover is $10, and doors open at 9pm and close at 3am. The Shelter is located at 2101 Tula St. NW, 30309, and there is plenty of free parking. The Shelter is 21 and up.
For more information, visit The Shelter online and on Facebook. View the Facebook event page, and while you’re there you can like the Atlanta Underground Club Scene. You can also read about previous events at The Shelter.