Well, Atlanta, Halloween doesn’t get much better when it’s on a Saturday, and this year, like in the past, there’s plenty of ways to party. Here are the five most transit-friendly Atlanta Haloween events if you’re ghosting around town without a car, and don’t forget you can use promo code MARTAGuide to get $20 off your first ride if you’re new to Uber. Have fun and be safe!
1. ATL Collective Presents Michael Jackson’s Thriller
ATL Collective is doing Halloween right with a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Thriller at Vinyl on Friday and Saturday night a short walk away from the Arts Center MARTA station. The entire album will be performed with additional storytelling. Show starts at 10 p.m.
2. 9th Annual Nightmare on 13th Street
Down the street from Thriller, literally, Nightmare on 13th Street is a big bash planned at CosmoLava. There’s a costume contest, food trucks, games, plenty of drinks and multiple DJ’s and dance floors. Use the Midtown or Arts Center MARTA station to reach all the fun.
3. Unmasked: A Mysterious Masquerade Ball
This masked affair is your electronic dance and music event at Midtown’s Quad, which is surprisingly close to the North Avenue MARTA station. The party starts at 9 p.m. with multiple DJs from around the world.
4. Haunted Rooftop Halloween
Make your way to Buckhead on Halloween night to the Haunted Rooftop Halloween at the W Hotel. Doors open at 5 p.m. with DJ RiMbY and skyline views. For table reservations call 678-500-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Pub 71’s 10th Annual Halloween Party
One of the closest Halloween events to MARTA, Pub 71’s Halloween party is across the street from the Brookhaven MARTA station. There’s a costume contest, cash prizes, live music and no cover.