Greetings Foodtopia ghouls and ghosts! It’s that wonderful time of year, when the air gets chilly, the leaves start to change and downtown is filled with all kinds of fall adventures. Halloween is a particularly fun time in Asheville, with plenty of ways to celebrate! We’ve rounded up some events happening around downtown that are sure to make your Hallow’s Eve spooktacular!
HalloWINE at Battery Park Book Exchange
Oct 26 at 5:30 PM – Oct 28 at 9 PM
Join us for our annual “HalloWINE” celebration
Our ravens and skulls are about the bar! Check out the typewriter with ghost writer as Jacob Marley welcomes you into the haunted library. Bring Fido by to trick or treat from our canine goody bag.
Of course, live music all weekend long!
Enjoy our new lounge furniture on the patio. Perfect for people watching on a beautiful fall weekend.
Large selection of books with haunted themes.
Annual tradition: Dramatic reading of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic,, “The Raven” at 3 and 5 Saturday. Enjoy your favorite wine or champagne while listening as Casey brings the haunting poem to life.
*Haunted drink specials all weekend:
Blood Orange Mimosas. $6
Death in the Afternoon champagne cocktail. $6
The Blind Pig Supper Club presents: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
Monday, October 29th 5:30 and 8:30
A coursed dinner menu to celebrate Halloween 2018 in homage to the 1981 childrens book series by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell themed to folklore and urban legend. Join us for a Halloween costume contest, live spin, beer, wine, punch and custom cocktail specials with a deliciously creative 5 course evening menu. Late night Halloween party to follow.
More information and tickets available here.
Halloween Candy and Wine Paring at Rustic Grape Wine Bar
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 4 PM – 10 PM
Drop in for Flight night Halloween fun! 🎃🍷🍫
We’ll pair 3 wines with 3 Halloween candies.
Not a wine fan, we’ve got a beer
🍺 + 🍫 flight too!
$12 gets ya all the fun!
Of course here at Eating Asheville we love celebrating the season through food! Enjoy the flavors of the fall with a slice of Apple Spice vanilla cake and a salted caramel apple latte at French Broad Chocolate Lounge. Get your pumpkin beer fix with the unique “Fly By Night” pumpkin porter at Lexington Avenue Brewery. We also recommend the perfectly spiced Pumpkin Pie gelato at Asheville Chocolate.
If you’re looking for fun ways to celebrate Halloween day we recommend joining us for one of our walking food tours. We’ll be running tours all week long and they are guaranteed to start your holiday off right!