Experience Sin City at its weirdest, wildest and wickedest during Halloween and the days leading up to it. Instead of relegating the festivities to one day of parties, parades, costumes, and cauldrons of cocktails, Las Vegas celebrates over an extended weekend. Here, a look at 33 ways to eat and drink your way through Halloween in Las Vegas.Read More
33 Ways to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Halloween in Las Vegas
Where to eat, drink and party
The Springs Preserve holds its annual Haunted Harvest Oct. 27-29 from 5 to 9 p.m. Each evening features ghost stories, prizes, trick or treat, refreshments, live music, and Ghostbuster training.
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Downtown’s Therapy serves its signature Frankentini, made with Bombay Sapphire, Midori, lemon-lime soda and grenadine, for $10 Oct. 27-31.
Tivoli Village holds two days of Halloween festivities starting with live music and costumes at Waffle Bar on Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28 brings family fun with the Dia de los Muertos or Treat Harvest Festival, featuring a farmers market, Halloween face painting for the kids and margaritas for the adults from 4 to 11 p.m.
Downtown Container Park
Fremont Street’s Downtown Container Park offers a mix of family-friendly and adults-only festivities. On Oct. 28, kids can wear costumes and get snacks, food, and Halloween fun for $10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. On that same evening, Downtown Container Park hosts a 21 and up zombie beer and cider walk, featuring costume contests, live music and bottomless beer and hard cider from 5 to 8 p.m. for $30 at the door. On Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m., the park hosts a free evening of trick-or-treating for kids and grownups alike.
The oldest freestanding bar in Las Vegas hosts a fittingly vintage Halloween gathering on Oct. 28 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Party-goers can expect specialty cocktails and drink tickets for outstanding costumes.
Red Rock Resort
Red Rock Resort hosts a night of wine poured by costumed servers on Oct. 28 at the Hallo-Wine Fest from 5 to 8 p.m.. Later in the evening, the casino hosts the famous Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Artisan Hotel Boutique
On Oct. 27 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Cocktail City takes over the entire Artisan Hotel for a night of live performances featuring Mickey Avalon and costume contests with prizes. From 10 to 11 p.m., customers can get free cocktails. Craft beer and food will also be available at this free event.
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Lavo Italian Restaurant
Lavo Party Brunch devotees at the Palazzo will want to put on their Halloween best for a special edition of the daytime party. The costumed affair features endless champagne and brunch favorites such as lobster Benedict, chicken and waffles, and chocolate chip pancakes.
Tao at the Venetian celebrates Halloween in true Vegas style with three wild nights in a row. On Oct. 26, customers can enter to win a $5,000 cash prize at the Veuve Clicquot Yelloween costume contest. On Oct. 27, Playboy takes over the club with a set by DJ Wellman, Playmate appearances, and a night of sexy costumes. On Oct. 28, Tao resident deejay Jermaine Dupri hosts.
Bacardi and Carnaval Court at Harrah’s join forces for an open-air party on Oct. 28. Attendees can vie for a chance to win $2,500 in Halloween costume contest money while sipping on specialty cocktails such as the Bacardi Zombie.
The Linq Promenade
Halloween starts on Friday, Oct. 27, at the Linq Promenade and lasts through the big night. The pedestrian-friendly spot will feature monsters, a free witching hour show each hour on the fountain stage, and a costume contest with $15,000 in cash prizes on Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. Revelers can take in the Halloween colors of the High Roller and stop into promenade bars and restaurants for Halloween fun.
American Beer & Cocktails
The Linq Promenade bar celebrates Halloween on Oct. 28 with $5 shots and spooky games.
Virgil's Real Barbecue
In addition to its usual menu of smoky, savory barbecue, Virgil’s at The Linq Promenade has crafted a bewitching cocktail that customers can sip (and Instagram) this Halloween. The Virgil’s Cauldron features a one-gallon fruity lemonade and Skyy Vodka cocktail topped with a bloody hand made of ice. The drink, meant for sharing, goes for $46.
Flour & Barley
For the month of October, Flour & Barley at tThe Linq Promenade serves a Halloween-themed pie. The Vampire Slayer pizza, which is priced at $19, is topped with pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions and enough roasted garlic and garlic cream sauce to keep Dracula far away.
Vista Cocktail Lounge
Oct. 27-31, customers can get into the Halloween spirit at Vista Cocktail Lounge at Caesars Palace with the limited-edition Yelloween Cocktail, made with Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, Belvedere Citrus, Cointreau, elderflower, and lemon juice.
Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub
The rooftop lounge at the Rio serves up its usual Strip views with a side of Halloween fun. VooDoo’s “Villains & Vixens” party takes place on Oct. 28 from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Party-goers can order the Witch Doctor cocktail, served in a goblet and made with flavored rum, pineapple juice and dry ice. Cash prizes will be awarded for the sexiest costumes.
The Halloween season just so happens to coincide with Alto Bar’s first anniversary, so an extended celebration is an order fOct. 27-31. Customers can expect a live DJ each night along with special Dia de los Muertos cocktails.
The Bellagio Fountain-adjacent nightclub celebrates Halloween with a Freakshow Halloween celebration, featuring cocktails, contortionists and costumes from 10:30 p.m. until well past the witching hour.
From Oct. 27-31, Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas transforms into Boo Park with zombie servers and Halloween fun. On Halloween night itself, customers can come in costume and watch scary movies on the big screen.
Halloween lovers can keep the party going for two nights at Chateau. On Oct. 27, the Paris Las Vegas nightclub partners with Hexx for the Golden Ticket Party, giving party-goers chocolate bars and a chance at prizes. On Oct. 28, Chateau hosts a sexy costumed gathering with help from Wicked Pictures.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo at the Miracle Mile Shops celebrates Halloween Oct. 28-31 with a costume contest, live music and one wickedly potent cocktail. Customers can catch live music each night and take part in a costume contest at 9 p.m. on Oct. 28. The restaurant will be serving the Halloween-themed Resurrection cocktail, made with Revel Roasted Stoke pecan whiskey, amaretto, Stoli vanilla vodka and a pretzel rim for $12.
Halloween revelers looking to show off their costumes, have a few drinks and win some money can take advantage of two free parties at Planet Hollywood’s Heart Bar. The parties will be held on Oct. 28-29 with nightly costume contests at 10 p.m. Customers can expect Halloween drinks, live deejays, and awards of up to $5,000 for both frightful and frightfully sexy costumes.
The Cosmopolitan’s China Poblano features specialty food and drinks for a Dia de los Muertos celebration. Through Nov. 2, diners can order braised beef cheek enchiladas, rum-soaked cake, and the Sagrado Corazon cocktail made with tequila, lime, agave and a hibiscus ice sphere that changes the drink’s color as it bleeds.
Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub
Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub presents a wicked trio of Halloween bashes. On Oct. 27, DJ Ruckus spins. On Oct. 28, the club features Gallants. Oct. 29 features Carnage.
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
For those who want to do Halloween Bavarian-style this year, Hofbrauhaus will host a Spooktacular Halloween Bash on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. The night features drink specials, live music, a costume contest, and plenty of schnitzel, sausages and Oktoberfest beer.
Alibi Cocktail Lounge
Alibi Ultra Lounge at at Aria features the Bloody Good One, made with Grey Goose Vodka, St. Germaine, lime, simple syrup sparkling wine and a dash of cranberry.
Mandarin Bar pairs sweeping Strip views and themed cocktails for an upscale night of Halloween entertainment on Oct. 28 from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. DJ Roger Gangi will be spinning and prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.
Hard Rock Cafe
From Oct. 26-Nov. 1, diners can order special Halloween menu items, such as a Trick or Heat Burger, made with Angus beef and topped with a spicy blend of spicy crispy-fried onions, jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, and Sriracha mayo. On the cocktail side of things, Hard Rock Cafe will serve its Evil Eye Cocktail, made with spiced rum, muddled fall fruit, pineapple and bitters. On Oct. 31, Oingo Boingo will play a Halloween show from 9 p.m. until midnight. Tickets are $40 for this 21 and up event.
Hakkasan’s Halloween event schedule features four nights of dancing, costumes, and cocktails. Oct. 26 features Steve Aoki. Lil Jon spins Oct. 27th. Kaskade takes over the decks Oct. 28, and Above & Beyond closes out the festivities on Oct. 29.
Mandalay Bay’s Light celebrates Halloween weekend with Metro Boomin on Oct. 27 and Ludacris on Oct. 28. Costumes are encouraged.
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PKWY Tavern Marks St.
PKWY Tavern of Henderson features unlimited samples of more than 35 beers and ciders from 7 p.m. until midnight on Oct. 26. Halloween costumes are encouraged and cash prizes will be awarded for the best dressed.
On Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Bottiglia Cucina Enoteca at Green Valley Ranch hosts a Halloween kids brunch complete with pumpkin decorating, face painting, and kid-friendly brunch dishes.
Khoury's Fine Wine & Spirits
Costumed customers can head to Khoury’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Henderson on Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. for a chance to drink specialty beers out of pumpkin casks.