7 things to do in Western New York this weekend-- Halloween Edition!

Posted at 1:50 PM, Oct 25, 2018

The Halloween countdown is on! 

We're less than a week away from going door-to-door asking for some sweet treats! But before you eat up all of those calories, you can burn them off at this race downtown.

Boo Bash N Dash 5K

Before you go door to door, burn some of those pounds off at this 5K run downtown Friday. The race starts and ends at the Hotel Lafayette on Washington Street. Pre-registration for the Boo Bash & Dash 5K is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pan Am Grill & Brewery. The race kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Party

How could you say no to watching this cult classic in a theater?! The Riviera Theater will be hosting their Rocky Horror Picture Show Party. The party begins at 10 p.m. featuring The Eye Candy Burlesque Vixens and Ladies of Illusion (not for the kids).  The cast of The Francis Bacon Experiment will perform with the film in front of the Silver Screen at midnight. Tickets start at $20. You can find more information here. 

The Crawling Dead: Halloween Bar Crawl

Here's another excuse to dress up this weekend. This bar crawl will feature some of the best bars Hertel Avenue has to offer. The StepOutBuffalo.com bar crawl happens this Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Check in is just outside of Mac's. Tickets are $15 at the door. For a list of participating restaurants, click here

Buffalo Ghost Tours

This event is for the brave souls. Hitch a ride on a double-decker bus and witness the paranormal activity Buffalo has to offer. You'll visit two pubs and board the "haunted" ships at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. Tickets cost $25. These bus tours start at the Flying Bison Brewery on Seneca Street Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Click here for more information. 

Pumpkin Fiesta

There's still time to pick out that perfect pumpkin. While you're at Becker Farms, your kids can enjoy pony rides, hop into a bounce house, watch goats race and pet some animals. The activities run from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

The Great Pumpkin Farm Festival

Make this another stop on your map this weekend. There'll be plenty of pumpkins and entertainment to choose from at The Great Pumpkin Farm Festival including a Halloween store, amusement rides, a magic show and more. For more information, click here

All Hallows Eve

There's a way to celebrate Halloween that's safe, warm and educational.

The Buffalo History Museum is hosting "All Hallows Eve," a celebration where your kids get another chance to show off their costumes. The event runs on Saturday, October 27th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free for museum members. Admission for adults is $10, $2.50 for kids 7-12 years old and free for kids 7 and other. To learn more about the museum, click here.


Femi 5K for Breast Cancer

Why not check out this 5K for a good cause Sunday. Femi Secrets will be holding their annual 5K race in their fight against breast cancer. The race will be held in Delaware Park at 10 a.m. You can register here


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