Halloween for Foodies: Eight Parties
Here's a look at some parties in the area on or around Halloween night:
Howling Upscale parties at Wild Olives in Boca Raton (Thursday, October 28) and Lola's, in Delray Beach (Friday, October 29). Costume contest, light appetizers, and drinks -- both for charity. Cost is $15 in advance, $20 at door -- noncostumed guests, dress in black dress and black tie. Go to Livingfla.com for more info, or call 561-637-4441 for tickets.
The Mai-Kai hosts its Hulaween party
Paddy McGee's in Delray Beach hosts a "Fright Night " bash à la Irish bar on Saturday, October 30. Live entertainment, costume prizes, and more at the pub; no entry charge. Drink specials and giveaways, including a cruise. Call 561-865-7341.
Off the Hookah in Fort Lauderdale is throwing a "Heroes vs. Villains" costume party Saturday, October 30, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., with free candy, plus drink specials all night. Costume prizes total $5,000. DJs spin music. VIP tables available; call 954-761-8686, or visit offthehookahfl.com.
RA Sushi Bar is throwing a "Boo Bash" -- half-price Boo Bites (select sushi and appetizers) and Potent Potions (beer, wine, sake, and cocktails including the Blushing Geisha) from 8 p.m. to midnight on Sunday, October 31; call 561-340-2112, or visit RaSushi.com.
Moonfest 2010, one of the biggest street parties in the area, howls on Halloween night from 7 p.m. till 1 a.m. on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach. The party goes on till 4 a.m. at Respectables, the Lounge, and O'Shea's Irish Pub. A VIP ticket is $30 ($40 at the gate) for free drinks and food served all night. Costume prizes total $1,000. For more information and tickets, call 561-667-1030.
Boos and Brews is Halloween night at Whole Foods Palm Beach Gardens. In the store, sample more than 100 beers and wines for a $20 donation (benefiting Autism Speaks) from 6 to 10 p.m. In the courtyard, for the whole family, there's live music, a costume contest, a crafts fest, and more. Visit wholefoodsmarket.com.