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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.

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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...

Halloweekend 2017

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Friendly competition

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.

Hometown Ghost Stories >>

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