Halloween Meltdown, the all-ages punk rock music festival, is back in Oakland’s Mosswood Park on October 8th and 9th. The event will be hosted by filmmaker and author John Waters, and feature performances from Amyl and The Sniffers, Shannon and the Clams, The Spits, Fuzz, Lydia Lunch RETROVIRUS, and many other exciting acts.
This will be the 7th year that Waters has hosted Meltdown and is a festival favorite for his infectious charm and humor. The event is associated with the annual Mosswood Meltdown (formerly Burger Boogaloo) event, which Waters also hosts.
This special Halloween Meltdown with features a costume contest and a haunted house in addition to a plethora of food vendors, vegan chefs, and a beer garden. The event is all-ages, with the beer garden being the only 21+ area.
General admission tickets are $59 per day or $99 for a two-day pass, with VIP tickets also available. The Halloween Meltdown takes place on October 8th and 9th from noon until 9pm. The festival is located in Mosswood Park at 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA.
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