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Halloween party scene in DFW: 2013 edition

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Posted 11:44am on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Halloween parties are a big deal throughout Dallas and Fort Worth no matter your age.

Whether it's hitting the nightclubs, bars or even a big bash inside a hotel ballroom, the parties seem to get bigger and crazier by the minute.

Here is a random sampling of some of the Halloween-week parties in DFW:

The TOP RUNG FOUNDATION ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY is consistently the biggest and best Halloween party in all of DFW. This year's event will take place at the massive Hilton Anatole hotel, located just north of downtown Dallas on Friday, Oct. 25.

Entertainment will be provided by a live '80s music band and DJ Michael Jerome. Tickets are $20 in advance ($30 at the door) and are available here. VIP tables are located in one of two elevated sections around the perimeter of the party and come with a 'No Line' VIP entrance. VIP tables ranging from 12 people ($1,000) to eight people ($600), six people ($450) and four people ($300) are available by contacting VIPTables.TopRungFoundation@gmail.com.

There are also $89 room rates available at the Anatole by visiting here. Net proceeds from the party benefit Carry the Load.

The POUR HOUSE 18TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY is set for Saturday Oct. 26. In addition to the anniversary bash, it is also a grand re-opening party featuring the new draft wall featuring 75 new craft beers and a Halloween party with their annual $2500 Costume Contest.

The 14th Annual DRAGON'S HALLOWEEN BALL is taking over the W Hotel in Victory Park on Oct. 26 in Dallas. The Dragon's Ball is “A Production of Fantasy, Art and Music for a Good Cause” that features top area DJs, live acrobatics, hip-hop dance performances and the unveiling & live performance of the 2013 Dragon Goddess. This year's theme is 'Saints & Sinners' and features two levels of parties: Heaven, the 33rd floor that was formerly home to the Ghostbar and Hell, the entire second floor that will be decorated. Special room rates are available by calling the W at (877) 822-0000 and advance tickets to the party are available here. VIP Table Service Options are available by calling (214) 397-4174.

Candleroom, which celebrated its 10th anniversary last month, is hosting ALL-AMERICAN HORROR STORY -- AN ASYLUM THEME PARTY on Saturday Oct. 26 and Wednesday Oct. 30.

McFadden's Addison is hosting a HALLOWEEK with theme nights on Friday, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday with $3000 in cash and prizes. For further information on each evening, visit here.

The 7th Annual HALLOWEEN UNDER THE STARS party will take place Saturday Oct. 26 at LEVU in Dallas. Entertainment will be provided by legendary house producer Serge Devant with live music from ISHI. The party will take place in the club and out in a 50-foot Red Bull and Belvedere Vodka tent. There will also be a costume contest with $1500 in cash and prizes. To purchase tickets in advance, visit here.

ZOUK, the mega-club in downtown Dallas is hosting the HALLOWEEN WAR and billing it as the 'Largest Contest in Dallas.' The night will include costume contests based on Most Creative, Sexy and a Couple Contest.

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar in downtown Fort Worth is hosting a HALLOWEEN BASH on Saturday Oct. 26 with a costume contest, prizes and drink specials. The show starts at 8 p.m.

The HALLOWEEN SWARAY is taking place Friday night at Synn Nightclub and Saturday night at Thrive inside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Dallas. The action also continues on Thursday at the new Monroe Lounge -- located on Knox in the spot that was previously Wish Ultralounge. For information on bottle service and the $500 costume contest, visit here.

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