All treats, no tricks
2017 Halloween driver guide
Costume party season is here! As one of the biggest weekends of the year, we expect to see increased ride requests on evenings between Thursday (10/26) and Tuesday (10/31), with the busiest time being Saturday night. This means more opportunities to complete trips, and more money in your pocket.
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Driving on Halloween
Halloween is one of the busiest nights of the year for Uber partners. Costumed riders will be looking for safe and reliable rides throughout the evening and we want to provide you with everything you need for a seamless and stress-free driving experience.
Driving. Earning. Hallowinning.
Busy request areas & times
Friday, October 27
3pm - 7pm: Uptown, Downtown
7pm - 10pm: Uptown, Downtown, SMU
11pm - 2am (Spooky Busy): Uptown, Downtown, Deep Ellum, Lower Greenville, SMU, Fort Worth
2am - 3am: Uptown, Downtown, Deep Ellum, Fort Worth
Saturday, October 28
3pm - 8pm: Uptown, Downtown, Lower Greenville, Deep Ellum
8pm - 10pm: Uptown, Downtown, Deep Ellum, Lower Greenville, Fort Worth
10pm - 12am: Uptown, Downtown, Deep Ellum, Lower Greenville, Fort Worth
12am - 3am (Spooky Busy): Deep Ellum, Fort Worth, Uptown, Downtown
Tuesday, October 31
5pm - 12am: Uptown, Downtown
Where the witches and ghouls are going...
Winners earn cash prizes
Starting at 4pm on Friday and ending at 3am late Saturday night, drivers have a chance to win big. For each trip completed during the times below, you'll earn the corresponding points listed. The top 5 drivers with the most points wins Franken-sized cash prizes.
- 4pm - 7pm: 60 points
- 7pm - 10pm: 30 points
- 10pm - 2am: 90 points
- 2am - 3am: 120 points
- 10am - 2pm: 20 points
- 2pm - 5pm: 30 points
- 5pm - 8pm: 50 points
- 8pm - 10pm: 60 points
- 10pm - midnight: 80 points
- Midnight - 2am: 100 points
- 2am - 3am: 150 points
Drum roll, please...
Weekend contest winners
To qualify, completed trips must be rides—does not include; UberBLACK, UberSUV, UberEATS.
Cash prize winners
- 1st place: Christopher G - $8000
- 2nd place: Rylan F - $3500
- 3rd place: Kristina N - $2000
- 4th place: David R - $1000
- 5th place: Carlos R - $500
*Winners have been contacted directly.
Whispers on the street...
Uber Driver Hometown Ghost Stories
In celebration of the spookiest time of the year, we’ve collected hometown ghost stories from riders and drivers across the US. Check out some seasonal tales that'll make your hair stand.