Big Thank you to Slip N Fly Fest for being our South Stage Sponsor for 2017!

The South Stage will be sponsored by Slip N Fly FEST, one of the top events in the Midwest every year. You might have seen the videos of a huge slip n slide that catapults you 30 feet in the air landing in a pool? They have an awesome music ...

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2015 Costume Contest RECAP

Did you miss Athens Halloween’s 2015 costume contest? Here’s a quick recap!

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Athens Halloween is October 29th this year. One of the best halloween festivals in the world will be here before you know it!

Halloween has a long storied history here in Athens and has been supported and challenged by townsfolk and students alike for the last 42 years. We’re happy to ...

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Athens Halloween 2015 Media Recap (photos and videos)

The Athens Halloween Block Party was a blast and we’d like to thank Nick Bolin and Collins Laatsch for their extensive coverage of the event.

We’d also like to thank Sway The Crowd Productions and Full Force Media for the amazing recap videos that everyone has been sharing.

If you have any photos ...

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Athens Halloween Photos

Check out some photos from this year’s event!

Photos by Nick Bolin

If you wish to link your photos on athenshalloween.com please contact us. 

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Halloween Typhoon Blows In, Out of Athens

City official estimates 25,000 Halloweeners at block party, which saw over 134 arrests

The Athens News (Nov. 1, 2015) Conor Morris

Even with an extra hour to party during the raucous, annual Athens Halloween block party due to Daylight Savings Time ending, no major injuries were reported for the night of the ...

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2015 Athens Halloween Block Party Parking Information

Sources & Additional Information Ohio University, The Post, OU Press Release (pdf), Athens Public Transit

Current Ohio University Students and Staff

If parking in a University lot, a current, valid permit must be displayed. Park in a designated, legal parking space and be sure your permit is clearly displayed to avoid being ticketed. ...

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2015 Block Party Musical Lineup Breakdown

via Elizabeth Backo of The Post: Source

Every genre ranging from trap music to “hillbilly” music will be found at the 2015 Athens Halloween Block Party. Before the shows, the Honey for the Heart parade will run down Court Street. Bands and DJs will kick off the night at 6:30 p.m. The 2015 ...

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2015 Halloween in Athens Costume Contest Details

Costume Contest at The Lokoween Stage

Prizes for 1st place in each category

$100 for Best Female $100 for Best Male Costume $150 for Best Group Costume

Preregister for the Halloween Contest by sending your Full Name and (if possible) a picture of your Halloween costume or idea to costumecontest@djbfunk.com You will receive a confirmation ...

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City Sets Athens Halloween Block Party Dates for 2015, 2016

The Athens News (July 2, 2015) Conor Morris

Preorder your Iron Man costume, perfect your zombie makeup, iron your drinkin’ pants, and prepare to batten down your doors and windows, Athens residents and OU students: The date for this year’s Athens Halloween Block Party has been announced.

Following some scrambling to confirm a ...

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