Halloween parties/costume contests?

great pumpkin charlie brown stillChristine emails:

My partner and I are wondering if you've gotten word of any hip, non 20-year-old slutty-version of Halloween costume contests and/or parties (charitable or otherwise) in the Albany area? Any help is greatly appreciated!

There's usually a Halloween party at the Washington Park Lakehouse, though we haven't seen any details about that this year (if you know what's up, please share).

Have a suggestion or idea for Christine? Please share!

Update: Details about this year's Washington Park Lakehouse Halloween party floated our way after we posted this question. The party is October 26 from 9 pm-1 am. Tickets are $25 ahead, $50 at the door -- advance tickets available at the Pearl Street Pub and the Barrel Saloon. The party is open bar (as well as 21+) and "costumes mandatory."

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Last year I won some cash over at Footsie Magoos in downtown Troy... and no, I wasn't dressed up as a slut. They will most likely have live music again this year- that's where I'll be! Always a ton of fun there (and they have Skeeball and Pacman!)

There's a Halloween Bash at Vapor Night Club on Saturday the 26th. Vapor is usually a little older crowd so I expect the same for Halloween. I've also been looking for news on the lake house event with nothing found :(

Just found this, although there is a prize for "sexiest" so not sure if it fits in with your criteria.

NoreJay Events, Uforia Entertainment & Shocker Tattoo are proud to present: Albany’s ONLY Exclusive Halloween BASH!!
"The 5th Annual Festival of the Dead"
Saturday, October 19th 2013 @ The Washington Avenue Armory
Doors at 7:30pm-3am
...
This is the Mother of all Halloween parties...the shear scope of what this party encompasses will amaze you! It involves the entire Washington Ave Armory...which includes the main floor arena...ALL four ballrooms AND the Basement, each with different themes and music genres to suit everyone's music and entertainment needs. Rated the #1 Halloween Event in the Capital District 4 years in a row!

This Years Lineup:

*DJ Debonair from Uforia Entertainment in the Club/EDM room Green Ballroom on the 2nd floor
*DJ Laerlooper in the Red Ballroom on 2nd floor
*The Swing Docs, The Erotics, & UnCivil Liberty on the Main Stage in the Arena
*The Henchmen, Bishop, & MotorHome in the Purple Ballroom 1st floor
*Shotgun Wedding, Poor Dead Molly, & Jimmy Hinchcliff in the Bud Light Lounge 1st floor
*DJ Jezebel in Hell in the Underground Club Room
*Stomp Dance Troupe Organized CHAOS
and much much more.............

**Prizes for Best Group, Most Creative, Scariest and Sexiest Costumes**

$30 per person

This provides you with a night of amazing entertainment,
& startling drink specials,all enjoyed while supporting a very worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Family Trauma Fund at Albany Medical Center & the Aurora Foundation as well as a donation to Team Sonny Ann!

REMEMBER You MUST come in costume!

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE SEPTEMBER 9th

********Tickets are available through the Armory Webpage and Ticket Office as well as any of the Event Administrators or Bands- please contact them directly.

****Tickets will also be available via The Erotics website:
http://www.eroticrocknroll.net/merch/tickets.shtml
Please contact any of the Admin's above or NoreJay Event's for more Info! WE SELL OUT EVERY YEAR AND TURN AWAY HUNDREDS AT THE DOOR THE NIGHT OF SO PLEASE DON"T PROCRASTINATE!!

If you feel like making the drive up to Saratoga, Javier's (Maple Ave) is having a costume party on October 26. I don't know if there is any charity affiliation, but it'll be a HECK of a party and definitely a more, um, astute crowd.

Party at the Washington Park Lakehouse on October 26! Fundraiser for the Albany barn.

http://www.albany.com/event/barrel-saloon-65856/

http://albanyfestivalofthedead.com/

Heard there was something called Nightmare on Pearl Street on Oct 26...Does anyone know anything about that?

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