San Diego Monster Bash Halloween Block Party Returns To Take Over Downtown On October 28 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win VIP Tickets

September 23, 2017

SoCal's largest Halloween block party returns on Saturday, October 28! San Diego Monster Bash will take over the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village as Downtown San Diego transforms for one night of nightmarish delight, stacked music lineups, five hellishly themed stages, a crazy costume contest, and epic partying. We are raffling off 2 VIP tickets, as well as offering the top event savings in town - promo code SDVILLE to save $6 on GA and $11 on VIP tickets!

Monster Bash is a massive Halloween festival that has been perfected in its 17th year and is set to include more interactive experiences, inspired design, and over the top performances than ever before, drawing over 15,000 partygoers from every state in the United States. Famous for its costume contest, Monster Bash attracts many creative costumers and makeup artists who compete for huge cash prizes and bragging rights. This year’s revamped costume contest features a dedicated contest stage, a panel of (local) celebrity judges, a new voting system, streamlined registration, and more opportunities to win with tiered prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring their incredible costumes to showcase to compete for prizing ranging from $50 to the $2,500 grand prize.  

General Admission tickets for Monster Bash are currently $40, with prices increasing incrementally as the event nears. For those looking to upgrade their experience, a limited number of VIP passes are available for $75. VIP perks include easy access entry, six free drinks (2 at the VIP bar, 4 outside the venue), entry into the Black Butterfly VIP lounge, $1 off all drinks at the VIP bar, upgraded restrooms, and a free giveaway item. VIP tickets always sell out. Promo code SDVILLE saves $6 on GA tickets and $11 on VIP passes when purchasing online. Monster Bash wristbands also gets patrons food and drink specials and free cover at over 20 different participating restaurants and bars in the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village. This event benefits The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation and East Village Association, which promote, protect, and preserve the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village through advocacy, community relations, and promotional programs. 

Each year Monster Bash pushes the limits of creativity with epic themed stages that transport partygoers out of Downtown and into a variety of twisted realms that tip-toe the line between fantasy and fear. The event's musical headliner will be announced soon. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit