Trick-Or-Treat!: HuffPost DC Top 5 For Wednesday, October 31

10/31/2012 01:15 pm ET | Updated Nov 01, 2012


1. Trick-Or-Treat
Sandy can't stop this sugary tradition.

2. 11th Street Halloween Extravaganza
Thirteen Columbia Heights businesses are participating in this Halloween celebration. A kids' costume contest and parade begins at 5 p.m. The dog costume contest and parade follows the humans. A haunted house at Bloombars, trick-or-treating and specials make this a safe, easy way to spend the holiday. 5 p.m., all ages, no cover

3. "Dracula" At The Kennedy Center
The Washington Ballet takes on one of the spookiest, most Halloween-appropriate figures in Michael Pink's production. 7:30 p.m., all ages, $25 to $125

4. Electric Six At Black Cat
This six-piece Detroit rock bands likes to party in gay bars, use electricity in dangerous amounts and braved Sandy to make it to D.C. 8 p.m., all ages, $15

5. Third Annual Dead City Halloween Alleycat At Dupont At The Circle
This bike race/scavenger hunt meets in Dupont Circle before traversing through streets and cemeteries. It may be chilly but at least it'll be dry. 7 p.m., all ages, $5


Thursday, November 1
Haunted History Tour
at Lafayette Park
Didn't get your fill of Halloween? Take a tour of the haunted parts of D.C.

Friday, November 2
Dia de los Muertos Costume and Dance Party
at The Torpedo Factory
Excellent local band The Torches will provide the soundtrack for this party in a large art space.

Saturday, November 3
at Haydees
D.C.'s best soul night returns to their Mount Pleasant home.

Sunday, November 4
JD McPherson
at The State Theatre
For fans of Gene Vincent, Levi's, pomade and dancing.

Monday, November 5
"Swan Lake"
at AFI Silver Spring
Can't make it to "Dracula" or just don't want to spend the money? AFI Silver Spring will live stream a production from the Royal Ballet.

D.C. Halloween Costumes