Friday, October 30, 2009

Need Halloween plans?

Hey party people! Here's your Halloween nightlife roundup:

Belloo’s, 900 Front Ave., celebrates with a “Pin-Up Girls and Bad Boys” theme. Costume contest at midnight with cash prizes for best pin-up girl or guy, most original and crowd favorite. The Relics entertain. Drink specials all weekend. $5 cover.

SoHo Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road, has entertainment by Filthy Wilma. Costume contests throughout the night with categories like sexiest girl/guy, creepiest, funniest, most original and more. Drink specials include $1 Jell-O shots. $5 cover.

The Dawg House, 5140 Warm Springs Road, has an Elvis impersonator at 9 p.m. Food and drink specials. No cover. 18 and older.

H20, 6499 Veterans Parkway, has costume contests beginning at 11:30 p.m. Categories include sexiest, best overall/best group. You could win up to $500. There’s also a $1,500 balloon drop at 2:15 a.m.

The Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road, has cash prizes for most original, scariest and sexiest costumes. There will also be giveaways. Guests get a 20-ounce Halloween cup with $2.50 purchase of Miller/Coors draft. No cover.

Broadway bars in downtown Columbus will celebrate with a variety of prizes and drink samples. Some of the offerings:

The new Club 1244, featuring the Whiskey River Live Bar, has a Monster Bash with drink specials and a costume contest. You could win a VIP party package. It’s at 1244 Broadway. No cover.

The Loft, 1032 Broadway, hosts an “Alice in Wonderland”-themed party with door prizes. Dress in the theme and you’ll get a free “admit one” ticket for your next night out. Peggy Jenkins and the Bizness entertain. $10 cover.

The Roadhouse, 1047 Broadway, features entertainment from DJ Roonie G — a nationally known DJ who hails from Columbus. Opening act is the Hell on Air Band. Contest for best and sexiest costumes. $10 cover.

The Uptown Tap and The Vault, 1024 and 1026 Broadway, will award a five-night free stay (with meals) in St. John, Virgin Islands to the best overall costume. Drink specials. $5 cover gets you into both venues.

Flip Flops, 1111 Broadway, celebrates Friday with a “Find the Hidden Pumpkin” party. You could win $250 in cash and prizes. Stereomonster entertains. $5 cover.

Saturday, Flip Flops has its main Halloween party. Sexiest female wins $250, best overall costume gets $500. Jasper Drive performs. $5 cover.

Scruffy Murphy’s, 1037 Broadway, has entertainment from Pipers Down all weekend. Halloween night includes costume contest with gift vouchers for Scruffy’s. Drink specials like $4 Halloween shots. The bar’s outdoor patio is now covered and heated. $5 cover.