Halloween in Las Vegas blends Mardi Gras, New Year's Eve and a city-wide costume ball. It makes sense Sin City likes to start the festivities early and Day of the Dead lets the party stay late. Here are 28 ways to eat and drink your way through Halloween in Las Vegas.Read More
28 Ways To Eat and Drink Your Way Through Halloween in Las Vegas
Costume contests, drinks and food are all part of the holidays in Vegas.
1 OAK Nightclub
Nick Jonas hosts the $20,000 Halloween costume contest at 1 OAK Nightclub. Doors open at 10:30 p.m.
Air Bar at the Stratosphere has a special two for one Zombie Cocktail with Light and Dark Rum, Pineapple Juice, Grenadine, Apricot Brandy and Blue Curaçao Oct. 31 through Nov. 2.
The Border Grill Day of the Dead menu runs today through Monday, Nov. 10, with specialty drinks such as El Diablo with tequila reposado, raspberries, crème de cassis, lime and ginger beer, as well as a black mole chicken tamal, a grilled turkey mole, roasted beef filet, and plantain cake.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina has El Vampiro cocktail for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos with the combination of Absolut Mandarin, real tar puree, blood orange liquor and house made syrup.
Chateau Nightclub & Gardens
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop kicks off its Halloween parties on Wednesday, Oct. 29, when the first 300 partygoers to arrive in costume will receive a Las Vegas-style trick-or-treat bag, each containing various prizes including show tickets, dining gift certificates, vouchers for a complimentary VIP bottle service experience at Chateau and more. Another 100 will win a free Halloween costume, provided by Chelsea Manor. On Halloween night, the nightclub will transform into a haunted mansion, complete with holiday décor and costumed partygoers. Ladies in costume will be given complimentary entry to the club, and will also enjoy an open bar until 1 a.m. The club will host a special costume contest on Saturday, Nov. 1, where guests can win a $10,000 prize, including $5,000 in cash and $5,000 in prizes. Admission to the party is $20 for ladies and $30 for gentlemen.
Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar
Chayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar has the $10 morgue-a-rita, a classic margarita made with maraschino cherry syrup and topped with a festive green garnish; the black magic, made with vodka and Triple Sec served over ice with an orange wedge; the black martini, made with black vodka, Blue Curaçao, Bacardi Black Razz and topped with a lemon twist; the el diablo, made with Reposado Tequila, crème de cassis and ginger beer; and the bride of Frankenstein, made with Chambord, sparkling wine and pineapple juice. Shot include the black widow, made with chilled black vodka, cranberry juice and finished with a cherry and a red sugar rim; the peach death, made with equal parts vodka, peach schnapps and amaretto; the screaming green monster, made with Malibu Rum, Midori Melon Liqueur, Bacardi 151 Rum, pineapple juice and Sierra Mist; and the blood bath, made with tequila and strawberry purée, each priced at $7. Come in costume for a chance to win prizes.
Commonwealth celebrates Halloween with Monsters Ball, an avant-garde bash featuring a costume contest awarding a $500 prize for the sexiest costume, $500 for the scariest costume and $1,000 for the best overall costume. International burlesque star Ms. Redd headlines. The party starts at 7 p.m.
Crush at MGM Grand has pumpkin spice cheesecake for Halloween.
Two Remedy’s locations, two Distill locations and Elixir celebrate Halloween starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, with a costume contest for sexiest costume, scariest costume and most outrageous costume. No face paint or masks are allowed.
More than $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given away at two Halloween costume parties sponsored by Red Bull at Ghostbar on Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1.
GTA hosts the $10,000 Halloween costume contest at Haze Nightclub.
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Hussong’s Cantina is offering $4 Negra Modelo 16-ounce pints from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.
Hyde Bellagio has three nights of Halloween events that starts tonight with characters from Fright Dome at the Lost Angels party. On Oct. 30, Hyde’s Halloween Masquerade, and then All Hallows’ Eve, Oct. 31, features Hyde in the Dark. Guests can order Hyde’s Spellbinder, which features fresh pumpkin puree, coconut milk, clove syrup, rum, bitters and is garnished with a cinnamon “broomstick.” Entry for ladies starts at $20, and $30 for gentlemen.
La Cave Food & Wine Hideaway
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway has a pumpkin flatbread and Fallmond cocktail with Ciroc Amaretto Vodka, cream and triple sec for Halloween.
LAX throws a costume contest at midnight on Oct. 31. Register with staff to win prizes such as $5,000 for best costume, $2,000 for sexiest costume and $2,000 for the runner up. Specials include a $200 bottle of Grey Goose and a bottle of Champagne for groups of six or more ladies plus buy one get one on Grey Goose, Patron, and Bacardi.
Mercadito at Red Rock Resort celebrates three days of Dias de los Muertes Friday, Oct. 31, through Sunday, Nov. 2, with Sopa de Calabaza, a butternut squash soup, pumpkin, huitlacoche croutons and chile ancho; Corn Masa Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza with chihuahua and oaxaca cheese, pumpkin flowers, crema fresca and tomatillo salsa; and Pan de Muerto with house-made sweet day of the dead Mexican bread served with Mexican hot chocolate topped with mezcal whipped cream. The Tippling Bros. created La Muerte with tequila blanco, prickly pear puree, rose water and agave nectar.
Minus 5 ice Lounge (Monte Carlo)
Minus 5 at the Monte Carlo and Mandalay Place offers free admission to those who arrive in a Halloween costume on Oct. 31. Guests who pose for a photo with the Minus5 Girls or Slushy the Minus5 Penguin and post the photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #Minus5Halloween will be automatically entered to win an exclusive VIP package to be experienced by four guests.
Morton's The Steakhouse
Morton’s The Steakhouse is offering a “No Tricks, All Treats” four-course meal only available this Friday for All Hallows’ Eve. This ghoulishly menu is available for $35 per person and features a choice of Caesar salad, Morton’s salad or cup of baked five onion soup; choice of a 6-ounce filet mignon, honey chili glazed salmon or chicken bianco; choice of sides such as Chicago -style horseradish mashed potatoes or sautéed broccoli florets; and either double chocolate mousse or key lime pie for dessert.
Panevino Bar & Lounge has five Halloween-themed cocktails aptly named: The Demon is a Liar, Mark of the Beast, Unforgiven and Fallen Angel. Those who are dying to learn the name of the fifth cocktail will need to visit Panevino to solve the mystery. The cocktails are $12 each or half price during happy hour weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. in the bar and lounge.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill
PBR Rock Bar & Grill is hosting a Halloween Hoedown party on Oct. 31 with $1,000 in prizes given out throughout the night. There will be two contests — a costume bull riding contest at 10 p.m., with $500 worth of prizes, and a costume contest at 11 p.m. with $500 in prizes going to the best costume in the house. Nudity, full body paint and pasties are not allowed. Shoes must be worn at all times.
Rx Boiler Room
Rx Boiler Room throws the “Ricky” Horror Halloween Bash, a costume party where guests are encouraged wear mad scientist and monster inspired attire. The event on Friday starts at 8 p.m.
Senor Frog’s has the Monsters of Rock Halloween Bash on Friday, Oct. 31, and Noche de Muertos Latin Crazy Fiesta on Saturday, Nov. 1. On Friday, land unlimited cocktails from the open bar, which starts at 9 p.m. and flows until last call. A costume contest features $5,000 in cash and prizes. Admission to the 2014 Monsters of Rock Halloween Bash is $20 and includes entry to the $5,000 costume contest. Reduced-price, early-bird ticket packages, which include cover fees and the cost of open bar, are available for $35. Open-bar ticket packages can also be purchased at the door for $65. On Saturday, the Noche de Muertos celebration starts at 10:30 p.m. with a chance to win $2,000 in cash and prizes during round two of Señor Frog’s Las Vegas costume contests. Admission that night is $20 for men and $10 for women and includes entry to the $2,000 costume contest. Locals can go for free.
Sugar Factory American Brasserie
Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Town Square has an ice cream “monster” sandwich with two chocolate chip cookies filled with mint chocolate ice cream, topped with colorful rainbow sprinkles and chocolate sauce, priced at $6.95. The Halloween kid’s menu features Ooey Gooey PB & J, Grilled Cheese Sand-WITCH, Zombie (chicken) Fingers, Mini “Boo!” Burgers, Eyeballs and Worms (spaghetti and meatballs), Get Batty Buttered Rigatoni Noodles, Monster Macaroni & Cheese Pops and assorted flavor milkshakes including vanilla, chocolate or cookie jar. These hauntingly delicious items start at $3.99. Kids also eat free every Wednesday and Saturday until 8 p.m., with the purchase of an adult entrée.
Surrender Nightclub transforms into a "Hot Zombie" themed haunt for Halloween week 2014, presenting a series of costumed parties featuring DJ sets by DJ Snake, Diplo and Dillon Francis. On Wednesday, ladies can compete in the "Sexiest Costume" contest featuring $20,000 in cash and prizes. On Friday, Oct. 31, Diplo brings his hits to Surrender Nightclub's Halloween night party. On Saturday, Nov. 1, the Halloween spirit continues with Dillon Francis behind the decks and another "Sexiest Costume" contest for female guests with $10,000 in cash and prizes.
T&T Tacos & Tequila
Tacos & Tequila celebrates Dia de los Muertos on Saturday with a fiesta including food and drink specials, contests and giveaways all hosted by the dancers of Fantasy. The party runs from 7 to 9 p.m.
TAG Sports Bar
TAG Sports Bar Superhero-themed Costume PartyTAG Sports Bar teams up with O’Sheas for a superhero-themed costume party from 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a chance to win an open bar pass. TAG staff will vote and announce winner at midnight. The open bar pass prize is valid on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friends of the winner can enjoy half-priced drinks.
Trevi Italian Restaurant has candy corn gelato, made with vanilla gelato swirled with crushed candy corn pieces; and the Cookies & Cringe with chocolate gelato, Oreo cookie chunks and gummy worms. Each limited-time creation will be priced at $4.50 per scoop through Oct. 31.
Twin Peaks Restaurant & Sports Bar
Head to Twin Peaks on the Strip or in Henderson now through Halloween to win the “Most Interesting” Man Cave equipped with a 60-inch HDTV, 3D/HD Blu-Ray, two Dos Equis bar stools, a Dos Equis mini fridge, a Most Interesting Man framed portrait, and a catered party for you and all of your friends. Just take the most interesting photo with The Most Interesting Man standee along with your favorite Twin Peaks Girl and then upload your photo to Instagram using #DosCave for a chance to win.