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#SoonerWknd: Halloween in OKC, Day of the Dead & Karaoke

BOO! It’s Halloween time: Have a spooky weekend with parades, Day of the Dead and "Rocky Horror."

*Oct. 30-Nov. 1

1. 'Rocky Horror Show'

All in the spirit of Halloween, University Theatre presents “The Rocky Horror Show." Come and bring a friend to hold hands with during the scary parts. Catch it at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday or the 11:30 p.m. showing on Halloween night. Advanced purchase tickets are $10 for students and $25 for the general public. Bonus points for dressing up as your favorite character.

2. Day of the Dead Street Festival

It’s a Sunday Funday full of tradition, games, food, art, music and more. Come out to the Lloyd Noble Center between 4 and 10:30 p.m. Sunday to celebrate the centuries-old Hispanic tradition of the Day of the Dead. Admission is free, including the concert featuring Grammy-nominated El Dasa. Be a part of making OU's Dia de los Muertos the biggest one yet. (Será muy divertido!)

3. Costume Karaoke

Who doesn’t love singing in a costume? (Right?) Get your songs ready for some free karaoke. It all starts at 10 p.m. Saturday night at the Opolis. Bust out your best costumes and warm up your vocals cords because it will be a night full of fun and laughs.

4. OKC Halloween Parade

PBS star Buddy the Dinosaur is our newest addition to this year's parade! #DinosaurTrain #okchalloweenparade

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Put your costumes on and come on out to Automobile Alley to celebrate Halloween. Floats, cool cars, costumes and trick-or-treating await you in Downtown OKC at 7 p.m. Saturday. A block party with live music follows the parade.

5. Oktoberfest

Need something to do Friday? We have just the thing for you! The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) hosts Oktoberfest. It all starts at 5 p.m. Friday and lasts until 8 p.m. Join students and faculty for fun games such as cornhole and, word on the street is, you might get to throw a pie in someone’s face. (Who doesn’t love that?