Spooky season is here which means it’s time to get into the Halloween spirit. Philadelphia is filled with things to do from ghost tours, to adult-only parties, to family-friendly events. Speaking of adult-only vibes, if you’re looking for a fun night on the town equipped with cocktails, why not visit a Halloween-themed bar! From all-out decor transformation to frightening drink concoctions, these four local bars in Philly are a must-stop for a chilling cocktail.
Nightmare Before Tinsel, brought to you by Tinsel bar, is the ultimate Halloween-themed bar! The bar has been completely transformed into a spooky monster haven filled with befitting cocktails and decor. Get spooked by smoky caldrons to a skeleton handing upside down from a disco ball. Indeed, you’ll surely get lost in the fright of the night here. Every ounce of the bar is creepy and crawling with staples of the underworld and dark side. After a few chilling cocktails, who’s to say vampires aren’t real!
🍸 Where: 116 S. 12th St.
The first Halloween-themed bar of the season, Craftsman Row Saloon knows how to do it right! Nightmare Before Halloween at Craftsman Row Saloon is grisly good time. The bar is decked out in Halloween decor inspired by Tim Burton’s classic film. Indeed, the Halloween spirit comes alive with not only dozens of floating witches hats, real pumpkins, black ravens, but also, giant spiders, cobwebs, and twinkling candles.
Sink your fangs into the mummy Stromboli, the all hallow’s eve chicken sandwich, or even a monster burger. Next, sip on Spooktacular theme shakes while you do the monster boogie!
🍸 Where: 112 S. 8th St.
From October 20th- October 31st, stop by one of the best rooftops in Philly! Firstly, enjoy a frightening cocktail such as the Hocus Pocus with butterfly pea tea infused stateside vodka, St. Germain, lime and black glitter. Next, try the Porto-Ween with evan williams bourbon, port wine, mango coriander, syrup, lemon. Lastly, sink your fangs into a spooktacular dessert. Twilight Delight, is indeed a delight, a red velvet bread pudding, bourbon anglaise, crispy meringue bone. Obviously, it’s as tasty as it is bloody!
🍸 Where: 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Stop by this luxury hotel in Rittenhouse Square for an evening of scary delicious cocktails. Enjoy an intoxicating evening at the hotel’s Library bar, which is currently featuring Halloween-themed cocktails. Try the Corpse Reviver No. 2, a haunting concoction of bluecoat gin, Lillet Blanc and cointreau served in a delicate coupe. Or sip and savor the Twilight on Rittenhouse Row, Four Roses bourbon and apple cider syrup garnished with an apple fan and smoked cinnamon stick.
🍸 Where: 210 W. Rittenhouse Square