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8 LGBT Halloween Parties Not to Miss

The Best Halloween Party is a Gay Halloween Party

Here's where you can show off your costume, even if it's just hot pants and a dollar store mask.

Photo above from the gallery 48 Scary Hot Halloweenie Photos by Stefan Pinto. See more of his work on Twitter and his amazing Superhero/Supervillain series on Instagram.

The Glitoris presents the 7th annual Swalloween TuezGayz Costume Party
October 31, Barbarella

When Halloween falls on the same day as the Barbarella's legendary TuezGayz, there's no questioning that the fates aligned for the LGBT costume lovers who just want to dance this Halloween in Texas's capital. Barbarella is also not too far from a Voodoo Doughnuts if your need for a magic hole requires fulfillment before hitting the dance floor.

Dragathon Presents: Trixie Mattel & Katya HallowUNHhhh Show LIVE
October 31, Boston Royale

The Drag Race and VICE stars host a constume contest with a $1,000 grand price. Got plans already? You can try to stop by the after-party, just a quick step away at Candibar Boston.

Fred & Jason's HALLOWEENIE, sponsored by Huvane
October 27, Belasco Theater

The Halloween fundraiser for the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles returns for its 12th year. Tickets range from $85-$150 for general admission, but cabanas and other options are available. All proceeds go towards GMCLA's programmatic work, like the It Gets Better Tourand Alive Music Project.

Also,West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
October 31, Santa Monica Boulevard

All ages are welcome to this street festival, but the party is "often on the naughty side." The fun starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m., with Santa Monica Boulevard, between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, only open to party animals, food trucks, and vendor booths.

October 27, Pier 40, Manhattan

Party this Halloween on the water, in a five-level, indoor, fully climate-controlled haunted Ghostship, where you have the opportunity to hop on and off as you please. The Ghostship will be taking a brief sail by the Statue of Liberty to see the NYC skyline at one point during the night. On deck there is full light, laser, and sound installation. Doors open at 9 p.m. and a costume contest promises exciting first, second, and third place prizes.

October 28, Fringearts

HALLOQWEENS, formerly hosted at the awesome Philly venue the Barbary, has been called one of the 10 best halloween parties around the world, so of course they're making this list as well. The event moved out of the Barbary to FringeArts to make room for bigger and badder qweens, queers, and puppeteers. Doors open at 10 p.m.

Gay American Whore Story
October 27, The Moose Lounge

Moose Lounge attempts to prove that SLC is not only about the LDS. When Salt Lake citizens shed their work wear, you won't only find temple garments. Revolution will be hosting a competition for Salt Lake's sexiest and scariest costumes, judged by Arad WinWin and Andrew Chistian. Doors open at 9 p.m.

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