Explore BOO!ffalo Halloween Bash

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, October 28
8 PM – Midnight



General Admission: $40
Explorer Pass Admission: $35

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Come raise the spirits with Explore Buffalo! Join us at the Barrel Factory in the Old First Ward for a spooky good time with supernatural entertainment, revolting refreshments, and unique cocktails from Lakeward Spirits. Take a walk through our Founding Buffalonians Cemetery and wear your best BOO!ffalo themed costume for a chance to win a creepy prize. Costume contest judged by a panel of local celebrities!

Prizes awarded for Best Buffalo-themed, Best Couples, and Best Overall costumes. Don’t forget to check out the Mummy Wine Wall and Casket Raffle (additional costs) for a chance to bring some spirits home with you!

Admission includes one drink ticket, a digital souvenir photo, finger foods, entrance in the costume contest, and music by DJ Sike.

The Barrel Factory is located in the Old First Ward, 65 Vandalia Street
Buffalo, NY 14204. A parking lot is located off of Vandalia Street, behind the Barrel Factory. Street parking is also available on surrounding side streets.


  • Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door via cash or check
  • Costumes with weapons are not permitted. Explore Buffalo reserves the right to ask that costume accessories be left outside the venue.
  • This event is 21 + only
  • Buffalo-themed costumes encouraged!

Many thanks to the following for their support of this event: