Halloween Festivals To Add To Your Roster in 2020

Halloween Festivals To Add To Your Roster in 2020

Happy Halloween from MonkeyStuff! We know you already have plans for this year, but read on to get a headstart on planning your 2020 spooky season. Instead of going to the same old party or staying in to watch the same horror movies, venture out and try one of these Halloween-themed music festivals.


Escape: Psycho Circus

“Sinister sights and rattling sounds will shock, amaze, beguile, astound
Escape with us, and come inside—the Psycho Circus has arrived!”

Located at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA, Escape: Psycho Circus is a two-day event right scheduled right before the holiday. Filled with performers dressed in costume, musical acts, and amazing carnival-themed decor, this music festival is the perfect blend of EDM and Halloween spook. This year’s acts included ANOTR, deadmau5, Alesso, Bear Grillz, and more.


Minimal Effort: All Hallow’s Eve

Another Los Angeles Halloween spectacular, Minimal Effort’s All Hallow’s Eve is the perfect one-night party. From 5 PM to 3 AM, you can dance to underground techno and house music. Known for its wicked and charming vibes, you can experience all the historic venue’s rooms and dancefloors.


Voodoo Festival

“Voodoo is a musical gumbo stirring together music, art, community, cuisine and all the mystery and adventure that Halloween weekend in New Orleans conjures up.”

Travel to the historical party city of New Orleans Halloween weekend next year for Voodoo Festival! This year’s lineup included Childish Gambino, Odesza, Arctic Monkeys, and more. With a large focus on music and experience, this music festival features a handcrafted shopping area, art installations, and a focus on New Orleans cuisine. If the spirit of the holiday and city isn’t enough to coax you into embracing spooky season, you may be tempted by the festival’s hardcore costume contest!


HARD Day Of The Dead

“HARD Events such as…HARD Day of the Dead…have become synonymous with larger-than-life performances, educated party people, stunning productions, and the brightest rising stars.”

Inspired from the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, this music festival celebrates its history with stunning decorations, food, and performances. Included: mariachis and other live music from all genres, as well as showcasing local vendors and artists. Start planning your trip to Los Angeles to experience the cultural, Halloween nirvana that is HARD Day of the Dead!


The Cityfox Halloween Festival

“The Avant Gardner complex will transform into our Halloween Festival Grounds: a sprawling maze of musical stages, interactive rooms and chill-out lounges with surprises along the way.”

Mix Halloween and “cool,” and you’ve got this Brooklyn-located music fest, Cityfox Halloween Festival, located at Avant Gardner. With over 15 musical techno and house musical acts, this year including Lee Burridge and Trimming, this is guaranteed to be a night of Halloween fun. You’ll enjoy themed rooms, like Limbo Lounge and The Blood Shed, as well as other interactive rooms and lounges.


Suwannee Hulaween

Stay on the east coast for one of Florida’s most popular music festivals, Suwannee Hulaween. Unlike the others on this list, this Halloween-themed music festival is four days, with most participants staying on the campgrounds to take advantage of its many activities. Included are yoga, meditation, hooping, workshops, and more. The event’s art and light experience, called Spirit Lake, is a visual dream. This is a don’t-miss music festival, whether you’re into Halloween or not!


Wynwood Fear Factory

“The fourth annual edition…and its biggest themed production to date, featuring a killer lineup, interactive performers, food truck village, dedicated VIP areas, and some tricks and treats we’re dying to reveal… all taking place inside the venue’s 60,000 square foot warehouse.”

We’re back to Florida for a high-end music festival for the horror lovers! Add Wynwood Fear Factory to your Halloween bucket list and experience frights with the Haunted Station, a haunted house with terror-inducing performers. Give in to your EDM dreams and enjoy artists like Illenium, Knife Party, and more. We might see you at this one next year!