Celebrate Halloween: 5 things to do this weekend in Atlanta

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Halloween falls on a Monday this year so many people will be celebrating this weekend. From attending a costume party to trick or treating with family, there are plenty of spooky-themed activities occurring throughout metro Atlanta.

Here is our weekly list of suggestions for things to do this weekend, including a few suggestions for people who aren't into Halloween:

Trilloween

Party with Kid Fury and Crissle West, co-hosts of the popular podcast “The Read” at Fury’s TRILLoween party this weekend. Costumes aren’t mandatory, but they’re strongly encouraged.

10 p.m. Oct. 28. $55 (includes entry and open bar), $75 (includes express entry and open bar). Event Space 115 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta. eventbrite.com.

<span id="U18481868225gjP">Trick or Treat (or Drink)</span>Avalon is hosting two events to help families and singles celebrate Halloween. Oct. 29 will kick off with a kid-friendly Trick or Treat event at 10 a.m. Retailers such as J. Crew, Pottery Barn Kids and Lenscrafters will place decals on their windows to indicate that they are passing out treats. Trick or Treat will become Trick or Drink from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. A 21 and older crowd will party in The Plaza with the help of a DJ and specialty drinks spiked with "boos."

There are plenty of other safe places for families to trick or treat this weekend. View our list here.

10 a.m. (Trick or Treat) and 7 p.m. (Trick or Drink). Oct. 29. Free. Avalon, 2200 1st St., Alpharetta. Experienceavalon.com.

ExploreFestival of Praise
The Festival of Praise tour will invite gospel artists Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Karen Clark Sheard and more to create a space of worship at the Fox Theatre on Oct. 29. The show is a part of the national Festival of Praise tour.
8 p.m. Oct. 29. $53.70-$102.40. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Foxtheatre.org.
Silent Party

Spelman and Morehouse College are celebrating their homecoming this week with a series of events. After mingling with students and alumni during the day, head to the Tago Center for a silent party. The event allows attendees to customize their party experience by switching between three DJ’s.

9 p.m. Oct. 29. $15. Tago Center, 1735 Defoor Place, Atlanta. Eventbrite.com.

The Shake Shack in Dunwoody opened this week. Residents have been waiting months for the chain to open in Perimeter Mall. Celebrate the opening this weekend by visiting the new location and enjoying a burger, fries and shake.

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