San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

42 parties for getting your trick or treat on in Costa Rica this Halloween

Wednesday, Oct 30

San José

SKALLOWEEN: Latino Rock Café, San José, 8 p.m., ₡3,000  ($6), bands include Matixando, Dogandul, Mighty Riddim

Terror Special: El Observatorio, 8 p.m., ₡5,000 ($10), The Comedy League performs

Thursday, Oct 31


Halloween: Epic, prizes, surprises, and the best of Rock-n-roll


Cursed Room: 1/4 Lounge, Escazú (Trejos Montealegre),open bar, scary “After Midnight Surprise,” DJ Maxx

Masquerade Ball: 8ctavo Rooftop, free with mask, ₡5,000 ($10) without mask, dress code: formal, prizes for the best costumes: best couple, best woman, best mask, DJs: Alix Alvarez (NYC), Diego López (CR)


Halloween Party: Bungalow, costume contest, no cover, ₡3,000 ($6) to enter contest, ₡300,000 in prizes (sexiest costume, best costume, most original costume)


Halloween Party: Monkey Bar, costume contest with prizes

Halloween: Orchid VIP Room, costume contest with prizes

Haunted House: Hook Up, Los Sueños Resort, Jacó (Herradura), haunted house with costume contests for children and adults, drink specials and other surprises

Annual Halloween Bash: Backyard Bar, Jacó (Playa Hermosa), 8 p.m.

La Sabana

Creepy Vintage Halloween:  Club Vertigo, no cover with costume, ₡4,000 ($8) without costume, DJs: Romain Garriot, Fernando Melo, Javier Portilla & Sotela, Faceblind, Ivan Cespedes, Daniel Salas


Halloween: Bulevar Relax, Marta & los del Barrio perform

Puerto Viejo

Halloween: Outback Jack’s Roadkill Grill, 8 p.m., terrifying tunes by the Spooks, costumes, giveaways

San José

Carpe Chepe: Halloween Pub crawl, Craig Irish Pub, 8 p.m., ₡10,000 ($20) for foreigners; ₡8,000 ($16) for Costa Ricans; prize for most original costume 

Satanique Boutique: El Steinvorth, ₡3,000 ($6), DJs: Huba & Silica, Vladimir, Piloy

Halloween After Party Orgy: Babel Lounge, “All in. All the night,” no cover

Terror Special: El Observatorio, 8 p.m., ₡5,000 ($10), The Comedy League performs

San Pedro

Jalo Guin: Mundoloco, 9 p.m., 18+, cover: ₡3,000 ($6), bands: Sleazer, Dream Of Fire, Maverick

Halloween UNDERCOVER: Jazz Café, 9:30 p.m., cover: ₡5,000, “A Night of Surprises and Live Rock-n-Roll”

Vampiresas: Al Anochecer, 10 p.m., ₡2,260 ($4.50), Isabel Trapani, Alexandra Piedra & Carla Vega

Santa Ana

Halloween: Stereo Luv, Santa Ana (Lindora), Halloween beach party, ₡3,000 ($6), Ojo de Buey, DJ Garf

Halloween Diaries: BarHome, Los Ajenos Live Show, DJs: Fede, Tocuma, Ivo Villalobos, Costume Contest: first prize: a trip to Miami and $500 cash for shopping, second prize: $300 cash, third prize for sexiest ladies: free bar for 50 people


Halloween Night: Bar1 Sushi Lounge, Ladies Night: Girls drink free from 9-11 p.m., costume show off with special prizes, DJ Deluxe

Friday, Nov 1


Dia De Los Muertos: 1/4 Lounge, Escazú (Trejos Montealegre), reggae night, ₡3,000 ($6) (includes 1 beer), DJ Set by The Red Monkey Crew 

San José

Día De Los Muertos: El Steinvorth, Day of the Dead party, ₡5,000 ($10), DNCFLR and Alphabetics

Día De Los Muertos: El Observatorio, ₡3,000 ($6), Sonámbulo

After Death: Babel Lounge, no cover, Amanda Mondoy Palacios as La Catrina, DJs Night Murders: Asel and Rozs

Halloween Grunge: Latino Rock Café, 9:30 p.m., ₡4,000 ($8), Diesel Rock CR & Sweet Insanity

Dia De Los Muertos: El Sotano, Latino Cabaret, Lucho Calavera y la canalla & Neotics

The Best Halloween Party: Rick’s Sports Bar & Grill, 9 p.m., no cover, MC Dan Robinson, prize for the best costume

Halloween Survivors: Latino Rock Café, 12:30 am, ₡3,000 ($6), Steven Oviedo B2B, DJ Marlon Dez, Pablo Muzi3k, Kharlos Chan, Justin Morales

San Pedro

The Night Before Halloween: Tao Lounge, ₡5,000 ($10), DJ Gabo

San Ramón

Halloween Edition: Secretos, free bar for presale ticketholders from 9 p.m.–midnight, ₡3,000 ($6), DJ Mario Miranda and DJ FRiGiD

Santa Ana

Halloween & Los Ajenos: Sushi Kai, Santa Ana (Lindora), 11 p.m. ₡7,000 ($14( at the door, ₡5,000 ($10) presale

Saturday, Nov 2, 2013


Epiclloween: Epic, open bar for ladies until 11 p.m., prize for best costume 


No Tricks Halloween Party: Hard Rock Café, Heredia (Belén), 8 p.m., limited to 1,000 spaces, ₡17,000 ($34), DJ Zeta Bosio and DJ Wakatela

Halloween Scary Party: Rio Club, 8 p.m., costume contests, more than $3,000 in prizes, ₡5,000 ($10) general admission; ₡10,000 ($20) VIP with free bar from 8-10 p.m., Lunatikos, Jhonny Man, El Guato

La Sabana

Noche de los Muertos: Club Vertigo, 10 p.m. – 6 a.m., ladies free before midnight, ₡3,000 ($6) after midnight; ₡3,000 ($6) for men before midnight, ₡5,000 ($10) for men after midnight, DJs: Tekes, Hassan, Ezequiel Marinoni, Stefan Zickler, Richard S.  

Manuel Antonio

Dark Water Halloween Party: Hotel Villa Roca, Manuel Antonio, pool party, 4-9 p.m., ₡2,000 ($4)

San José

Aquelarre: Babel Lounge, San José, “Because Halloween is a time for orgy, we present Aquelarre,” no cover, host: Winder Males, bondage: Hera Arannie, DJs Night Murders: Asel and Rozs

Halloween Party: Hoxton, San José, 8 p.m., Los Cuchillos, ₡4,000 ($8) presale, ₡6,000 ($12) day of event

San Pedro

Dark Karnival: Tao Lounge, San Pedro, open bar, cover ₡5,000 ($10)

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