Best Events in October

The nights are drawing in, the beach is emptying and the leaves are falling from the trees; whilst summer may be over, Brighton's buzzing going out scene certainly isn't. From spooktacular Halloween celebrations to beer-fuelled Oktoberfest parties, our town knows a thing or two about brightening up these autumnal months. Whether you're marking a birthday, getting creepy in fancy dress or on the hunt for bottomless brunch, we're bringing you the best Brighton events this October.

Last updated on 23rd October 2020

@ Outside the Theatre Royal Brighton on Friday 30th October 2020

Get set to get grooving this October with Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walkin' Tours. Shimmy and shake your way through town before ending up at the seafront for a finale dance spectacular. The perfect feel-good activity for hens, birthdays and get-togethers alike, it's sure to leave you grinning from ear-to-ear.

Taking over the South of England Showground for yet more movie magic, Cinestock Indoor Drive-In Cinema will be screening the likes of Notting Hill, Terminator and Trolls World Tour this October. All you need? Four wheels and a love of popcorn.

@ Coalition on Saturday 24th October 2020

Keen to celebrate Oktoberfest in Brighton? You'll want to head to Coalition, which is being transformed into a giant beer hall for one weekend only this month. Bringing some German magic to Brighton's seafront, the party will come complete with sloshing steins, live music, and tonnes of tasty Bavarian scran courtesy of The Sausage Man.

  Bottomless Brunch

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@ Shelter Hall Raw on Saturday 24th October 2020 and 2 other dates

For a Brighton bottomless brunch with swoon-worthy views? Head to Shelter Hall Raw. Taking place every weekend throughout October, this foodie event is letting diners choose from a selection of international plates - from a vindaloo bacon roll, to lobster benedict and a breakfast burrito, all washed down with two hours' worth of free-flowing cocktails.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Brighton on Various dates from Saturday 24th October 2020

When it comes to quirky bars in Brighton? Alcotraz: Cell Block One Three reigns supreme. At the start of the evening you'll be given an orange boilersuit and asked to smuggle in a bottle of your favourite spirit. Get it past the warden and you'll be rewarded with a night of knock-out cocktails.

Ever wondered what it takes to become a master mixologist? Join Mixology Group for one of their cocktail masterclasses, and before you know it, you'll be creating refreshing drinks like a pro. With the option to take part in an online, or in-person tutorial, it's the perfect quirky date idea, birthday treat or group activity this October.

Saturdays are all about bottomless brunch at Lucky Voice, and this month is no different. With two hours of unlimited sex on the beach cocktails alongside tasty plates from Bon Vivant, you can expect glitter artists, giant Jenga, musical chairs and an hour in your very own private karaoke booth.

The creeps, ghouls and ghosts are set to come out to play this October, but where to catch some of the best events in Brighton? Head on over to our list for a fun and freaky guide to some of the best Halloween goings-on - from smoking cocktails to fancy dress frenzies.