Tricks and treats are lurking in the shadows. Halloween falls on a Thursday this year, inviting frightfully fun happenings to take place at Atlanta restaurants. They're offering up ghoulishly good times, so plan ahead...or else.
Dance the night away with a guest DJ and spook-tacular food and drink specials as RA Sushi Bar Restaurant unmasks Boo Bash 2013 on Thursday, October 31 from 7 p.m. until close. You won't want to miss these monstrously good "Boo Bites," such as crispy Vampire Chicken with Japanese pumpkin, tossed in a sesame chili sauce and served over crispy ramen noodles ($8). Pair them with any of the "Potent Potions," like Grape Ghoulade made with Three Olives Grape Vodka ($6). Don't forget your costume because the top three winners will add a little magic to their night with a $100, $50 or $25 gift certificate to Ra Sushi.
Chilling locals three days in a row is Jägermeister and entertains all night long while DJ Lion spins tunes and big prizes are awarded to the best-dressed individual and group costumes. To continue the week with a howling good time, join friends for scary movies and an on-site pumpkin-carving contest on Tuesday, October 29 at 8 p.m., sponsored by Terrapin and Jack Daniel's. Bring your creativity for a chance to win a cash prize, as well as Terrapin and Jack Daniel's swag. Thursday, October 31 wraps up the festivities with a Halloween Hangover party. Atkins Park screens the cult favorite "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and guests can pick their poison from -you guessed it- Terrapin and Jack Daniel's.
Game-X in Downtown's Luckie Marietta District haunts guests with gaming visions on both safe and scary ground. Mask your munchies with delicious food and drinks while you compete in games like Dark Escape 4D. A mad man's sick and twisted game invites players to shoot their way out with weapons that he provides. Have no fear, this is all make believe...or is it? Just kidding.
Be the first of your friends to sip the boo-rita elixir. All five locations of have designs on spooky decorating, and the staff costumes up on October 25, 26 and 31. Ghouls and guys following the Scary Party Pub Crawl on October 25 will stop by the Midtown location! Are you feeling in the "spirit" yet?