Halloween Extravaganza of Spells & Spirits at The St. Anthony Hotel

Thursday 19th, October 2017 / 15:35 Written by
Halloween Extravaganza of Spells & Spirits at The St. Anthony Hotel

Halloween Extravaganza will be a Spooky Good Time at The St. Anthony Hotel

As Halloween approaches, join The St. Anthony Hotel for a Halloween extravaganza at their Sky Terrace for a night of live music and spirits. Costumes are encouraged.


What: The St. Anthony Hotel is pleased to announce Halloween extravaganza “Spells and Spirits” taking place on the expansive rooftop St. A Sky Terrace. Guests are encouraged to come in their best spirited Halloween costumes featuring live music by local favorite Deep Fried Sexy. The St. Anthony hotel’s historic rooftop that features beautiful scenic city-views as well as a spacious bar area and live music. Additionally, Haunt bar on the bottom floor has an array of spirited cocktails named after the most famed ghost stories the St. Anthony has to offer!

Halloween Extravaganza 

Who: Live music by Deep Fried Sexy.


When: Saturday, October 28th @ 9:00pm – 2:00am


Where:  The St. Anthony Hotel – St. A Sky Terrace

300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Halloween Extravaganza



Here are some spooky cocktails and/or properties to highlight from Haunt. Located on the ground floor of this historic hotel, Haunt features an entire cocktail menu named after the most famed ghost stories the property has to offer. Originally built in 1909, The St. Anthony has culminated quite a few stories of hauntings and other-worldly happenings over the years.
The list of full list of Haunt cocktails is below along with the the story from which each derived:
The Emerick
2oz. Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey
1/2oz. Simple Syrup
3 dashes Orange Bitters
1 spray Cortas Rose Water
Emmerick – On February 8, 1965 Walter Emmerick checked into room 636 of The Gunter hotel with his girlfriend.  They got into an argument and he killed her.  Her body was never found as allegedly he disposed of the pieces.  He was disoriented and checked into room 536 in The St. Anthony Hotel (636 was occupied). He then committed suicide.  Their presence is felt from time to time, her presence is seeking revenge.
The Naylor
1 oz. Cognac
1 oz. Apple Whiskey
1 dash Apple Bitters
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
Splash of Honey
Naylor – In 1909 two Cattleman (Naylor and Searingen) took a chance on San Antonio and decided to build a luxury hotel, The St. Anthony Hotel. The rooms had every modern convenience, circulating ice water, steam heat, phones in every room, and the “finest furniture that money could buy”. The rooms were $1.50 without a bathroom and $2.00 with a bath.  Mr. Naylor makes an appearance in the lobby from time to time, just to check on things.
The Crooked Wig
1 1/2 oz. Anejo Tequila
½ oz. Sweet Vermouth
½ oz. Lemon Juice
½ oz. Hibiscus Liquor
Crooked wig – This gentleman lived in The Hotel and frequented The St. Anthony Club – San Antonio’s first private club. He wore a blue leisure suit and sported a jet black toupee (to make him look younger). He was a lady’s man in his earlier years. He died of natural causes in The Hotel and now returns to the Club, his suit a little tattered and old fashioned, his wig a little crooked, still looking for his true love, or a love for the evening.
The Lavender Lady
½ oz. Lavender Gin
1/4oz. Lemon Juice
¼ oz. Lavender Syrup
1 dash Lavender Bitters
¼ oz. Crème De Violette
Top with Prosecco
Lavender Lady – The Lavender Lady is usually experienced in the Library – just one floor above Haunt. Although you do not see her, you can smell the scent of lavender and know that she is present.
The Pixie
1¼ oz. Gin
¾ oz. Lime juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Blackberry Liquor
Pixie – When The Hotel began its renovation three years ago, all the spirits were disturbed.  When the owners reviewed pictures of the demolition in Peacock Alley (lobby), they discovered a “glow” of light which looked like a pixie. She sometimes appears in wedding photos that are taken in the lobby.
The Jilted Bride
 1¼ oz. Sailor Jerry Rum
1 oz. George Ocean Coco Rum
2 dashes Orange Bitters
¼ oz. Mezcal
¼ oz. Orgeat syrup
2 oz. Grapefruit juice
Jilted Bride – A bride who was to be married in the 1930’s, was stood up at the alter by her groom. The story goes that she died of a broken heart and returns to Peacock Alley and Anacacho Ballroom from time to time in her tattered long lace gown in search of the groom who jilted her.  Her hair is long, now grey, and messy with dead flowers in her veil.
The Lady in Red
1¾ oz. Vodka
3 dashes Burlesque Bitters
¼ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Grapefruit Juice
½ oz. Hibiscus Liquor
Lady in Red – A beautiful woman who appears to have lived in the 1940’s wears a beautiful red ball gown.  She was jilted by her lover at a dance in the Anacacho Ballroom and is sometime seen looming the corridors looking for him.

For more information about the St. Anthony you can visit thestanthonyhotel.com or follow them on Facebook@TheStAnthony on Twitter, and @TheStAnthonyHotel on Instagram.


About The St. Anthony 

Built in 1909, The St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio is located only three blocks from the Alamo and the vibrant Riverwalk. A multi-million dollar restoration has preserved many period details of a luxury hotel that has welcomed politicians, royalty, and celebrities.

Timelessly Glamorous Events

The lobby boasts 12-foot ceilings, French décor, and gold leaf-topped columns. Toast among marble and bronze works in the Swarovski-starred Sculpture Garden, dine under hand-cut crystal chandeliers, or clink glasses at the Sky Terrace overlooking the city.

Opulent Accommodations

Our 277 inviting guest rooms—including 29 spacious, unique suites—have been updated in a chic, contemporary style. Original features blend seamlessly with modern amenities, including wireless High Speed Internet Access and glass-and-granite bathrooms.

Enjoy all of the benefits of SPG at this Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel

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