* Where: Naked River Brewing Co., 791 Reggie White Blvd.

* When: 4-10 p.m.

* Admission: Beverage purchases at each stop

* For more information: 423-541-1131

Chattanooga's first Halloween pub crawl doubles as a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. Each of the six participating craft breweries will donate a percentage of the night's proceeds to Habitat to help its mission of building affordable housing.

Come costumed and pick up a Boos & Brews passport at any of the six breweries. You can visit any or all of them to get your passport filled. Those who complete their passports and return it to Habitat will get a free T-shirt and be entered to win a swag basket.

Pub crawl stops:

* 5 Wits Brewing Co., 1501 Long St.

* Chattanooga Brewing Co., 1804 Chestnut St.

* Hutton & Smith Brewing Co., 431 E. M.L. King Blvd.

* Naked River Brewing Co., 791 Reggie White Blvd.

* OddStory Brewing Co., 336 E. M.L.King Blvd.

* WanderLinger Brewing Co., 1208 King St. (there is a $5 cover after 8:30 p.m. at this location)



* Where: Splitz Alley, 6241 Perimeter Drive

* When: 4-10 p.m.

* Admission: $1.50 games of bowling, shoe rental is additional

* For more information: 423-710-3530

Nonscary night of family fun with candy for kids in costume, fried MoonPies, other food and beverages sold.



* Where: The Dwell Hotel, 120 E. 10th St.

* When: 7-11 p.m.

* Admission: $20

* For more information: 423-267-7866

What's creepier than an old-school circus with bearded ladies, carnival animals, twisted games and an illusionist, Chase Ellsworth, who demonstrates nothing is what it seems? There will be creepy cocktails at this costume party, full bar at Matilda Midnight and food for purchase.



* Where: 321 Browns Ferry Road, Lookout Valley

* When: 7-10 p.m.

* Admission: $22, $40 RIP pass

* Click here for more information.

It's election year in the haunted town of Dread Hollow, and there couldn't be a scarier ballot of candidates. Mayor Al and his sinister puppet companion are opposed by Rikkets the clown, who promises to bring "new blood" to Dread Hollow.

Elaborate sets and costumes combined with special effects make this 20,000 square feet of terror. Not recommended for children under 12.



* Where: The Read House, 107 W. M.L. King Blvd.

* When: 7-10 p.m.

* Admission: $20 general admission, $50 VIP

* Click here for more information.

Join paranormal magician Zeke Powerz as he attempts to make contact with the spirit of Houdini on the anniversary of his death.



* Where: Downtown Cleveland, Tennessee

* When: 5 p.m.

* Admission: Free

* Click here for more information.

This Cleveland Halloween tradition celebrates its 32nd anniversary Thursday night. Lots of fun is in store with three stages of entertainment. There will be tons of candy on Mars Chocolate's Treat Street, food, games and great costumes at the costume contest.



* Where: Downtown Dalton, Georgia

* When: 4-6 p.m.

* Admission: Free

* Click here for more information.

Come downtown to trick-or-treat. Shops handing out candy will have signs posted in their windows.



* Where: Play Wash Pint, 113 Johnson St.

* When: 7-10 p.m.

* Admission: Free, $5 to enter costume contest

* For more information: 423-643-2275

Sponsored by Bold Rock Hard Cider, this might just be the doggone cutest costume party in town Thursday night. Dog park visitors can come costumed with their pets for Halloween-themed beers, games and prizes.

There is a $5 fee to enter the costume contest. First-place winners in categories of best human costume, best dog costume and best human-dog costumes will split the pot of entry fees equally.



* Where: Bradley Square Mall, 200 Paul Huff Parkway, Cleveland, Tenn.

* When: 6-8 p.m.

* Admission: Free

* Click here for more information.

Parents can bring their costumed kids for games and trick-or-treating at participating mall stores, courtesy of Westwood Baptist Church and Westmore Church of God.

* Where: Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.

* When: 6 p.m. until supplies run out

* Admission: Free

* Click here for more information.

Participating retailers will offer sweet treats to little ghouls and goblins up to age 12. Children must be in costume and accompanied by an adult. Adults: no masks.



* Where: Tennessee Avenue (Highway 411), Etowah, Tennessee

* When: 4-6 p.m.

* Admission: free

* For more information: 423-781-8154



* Where: Classic Arcade Pinball Museum, 409 Broad St.

* When: 1-9 p.m.

* Admission: $20

* For more information: 423-541-4097

Come costumed and receive a drink voucher. There will be a costume party with prizes, pizza and unlimited free play on pinball.



* Where: London Calling, 715 Cherry St.

* When: 5 p.m.-midnight

* Admission: Free admission, food/beverage purchases additional

* Click here for more information.

The speakeasy will be transformed into a web-filled, haunted dungeon of a bar serving three spooky cocktail specials.Best costume announced at midnight; winner gets $200 bar tab.



* Where: 8235 Highway 58

* When: 7 p.m.-midnight. Also open Nov. 1-2.

* Admission: $25 for haunted house and hayride

* Click here for more information.

More than 200,000 square feet of terror, the Haunted Hilltop has remodeled its haunted house adding more space, more props and more parking.

Visitors wait outdoors by a bonfire, where a scary movie sets the ominous mood for the haunted house.

Once summoned, visitors will find a haunted house, vortex tunnel and haunted hayride through the woods — all featuring new state-of-the-art animatronics and 50 live professional actors nightly. Parental discretion advised.



* Where: Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St.

* When: 6-10:30 p.m.

* Admission: $32 per person

* For more information: 423-551-3306

What's worse than being trapped on a runaway train? A runaway train with zombies inside!

You and your friends must work together to find and solve clues, while fending off zombie attacks, in order to find your way off the unstoppable train. Live zombie actors. Reservations required.

Contact Susan Pierce at or 423-757-6284.


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