Halloween in Las Vegas is so much more than the usual hayrides and candy corn. The city goes all out in October with massive nightclub soirees, costumed block parties, and ghoulish go-go dancers. Whether this year calls for a zombie barbecue, a karaoke contest or bottle service and a celebrity DJ, here are 41 ways to celebrate Halloween in Las Vegas.Read More
A Monster Guide to Halloween 2018 in Las Vegas
The spookiest, wildest Halloween events
Celebrate Halloween under the dome with a night of live wrestling, drink specials and unexpected surprises beneath the famed twinkling lights of the Plaza on Oct. 27 from 7 to 11 p.m.
Springs Preserve inspires creativity with two different family-friendly autumn events. The open-air venue will become the Haunted Harvest each evening at 5 p.m. on Oct. 19-21 and 26-28. For $8 admission, attendees can enjoy trick or treat stations, food vendors, monster training and carnival games. On Nov. 2-4, Springs Preserve celebrates Dia de los Muertos each day at 4 p.m. with sugar skull decorating, live theater, and art.
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Fremont Street Experience
Halloween on Fremont Street is the kind of wild, neon-lit party that every Las Vegas enthusiast should experience at least once. Held beneath the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, this multi-day event includes a concert from a band made up of mummies on Oct. 27, spooky Viva Vision shows, a nightly Halloween aerial performance, a costume contest on Oct. 31, and the best people-watching in the city.
Halloween comes alive with two rooftop Halloween parties and three levels of “paranormal activities.” The Downtown lounge will host a Halloween party on Oct. 27 from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. and a second party on Oct. 31 from 10 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. Bottle service is available.
Those who prefer a hip, neighborhood bar experience to a massive party at a nightclub will love Halloween at Commonwealth. The Downtown bar hosts a Halloween party on Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. with DJ Sam Divine. Early party-goers will gain free entry plus a complimentary Peroni.
Tivoli Village features an array of family-friendly Halloween events including Operation Halloween, an outdoor Halloween village that will be open each day at 4:30 p.m. all month long. On Oct. 27, Tivoli Village will throw a Dia de los Muertos festival complete with live entertainment, trunk or treat, food trucks, face paint, and rides.
Pawn Plaza will provide a safe trick or treat event on Halloween to get downtown children (and other children from the Las Vegas community) off to a fun and festive Halloween celebration. Every tenant at Pawn Plaza (Good Pie, Rick’s Rollin Smoke BBQ & Tavern, Chumlee’s Candy on the Blvd., Q’rico Pollo, Pawn Plaza Visitors Center, Master Barbering Galo Shop, Highway Radio, Elite Motorsports, Rick’s Picks and Infused coffee shop) will be passing out candy to trick or treaters from 3 to 6 pm on Halloween afternoon, Oct. 31. The event is open to all children;costumes are suggested.
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
Summerlin’s Red Rock Casino offers two ways to get into the Halloween spirit. On Oct. 25, the resort hosts a Halloween-themed Rock Shot Bingo for $25. Halloween costumes are encouraged. On Oct. 27, Red Rock will be the site of the Hallo-Wine Fest. From 5 to 8 p.m. at Crimson, wine-lovers can dress up in costumes and enjoy unlimited wine and beer samples for $60.
The Arts District recently debuted an upgraded Main Street, making this year’s first-ever Zom-B-Que an unmissable outdoor event. Las Vegas Oddities and Velveteen Rabbit host this undead party, which will take place on Oct. 31 from 3 to 10 p.m. in the parking lot between the two businesses. Food and macabre retail vendors will be on-site to satisfy a number of cravings.
Andiron Steak & Sea
Andiron Steak & Sea is the site of a decidedly sophisticated Halloween party. The Summerlin restaurant hosts its first ever Boos & Booze Spooky Ball on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The evening includes costumes, a photo booth, a fortune teller plus Halloween cocktails and a create-your-own popcorn station. Tickets are $79 for this 21-plus event.
The Mint Tavern
Vintage-style bar The Mint is the place to be for swing dancing this Halloween. The Mint hosts its HallowSwing costume party and swing dancing event on Oct. 26. Attendees can expect themed cocktails, a costume contest, and swing dancing lessons from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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Artisan Hotel Boutique
Those who wish to celebrate Halloween all week will have multiple excuses to do just that at Artisan Las Vegas. The boutique hotel hosts a Dirty Disko Halloween costume party on Oct. 26 at 11 p.m., a Haunted CarnEVIL on Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. with carnival games and food vendors, a freak show Halloween party on Oct. 30 at 9 p.m., and a haunted hotel party on Oct. 31.
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Was Halloween better in the ’80s? Partygoers can find out for themselves at Foxtail Nightclub’s ’80s Halloween party. On Oct. 26, the SLS Las Vegas nightclub will be transformed into an ’80s lounge with an accompanying ’80s soundtrack. Costumes — especially those with shoulder pads and big hair — are encouraged.
Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Lavo’s party brunches are a longtime favorite among those who like to dance and drink champagne during the day, so this year’s Halloween party brunch promises to be a memorable affair. The event takes place on Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the Palazzo and features a Halloween costume contest and a live DJ. General admission is $20 for women and includes three glasses of champagne, and $35 for men.
Celebrate TAOlloween weekend with two separate parties at the Venetian nightclub. Oct. 26 features Ikon and Oct. 27 features Eric Dlux. Both parties begin at 10:30 p.m.
Mercato Della Pescheria
It’s life or death when trying this spooky sipper at Mercato Della Pescheria at the Grand Canal Shoppes. The all new Acqua di Vida, or Water of Life, resembles that of a potion combining Malibu rum, Don Q rum, blue Curacao, pineapple juice, and finished with a black cherry garnish for $15 through Oct. 31.
1 OAK Nightclub
1 OAK’s Halloween lineup at the Mirage is spread out over three nights. Party-goers can catch DJ Karma on Oct. 26, DJ Shortkutz on Oct. 27, and Lil Uzi Vert on Oct. 31.
The Otheroom Las Vegas
Located at the Forum Shops at Caesars, The Otheroom Las Vegas celebrates Halloween on Oct. 27 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a costumed karaoke contest judged by Lynette Carolla from the podcast For Crying Out Loud and AJ Benza from Fame is a Bitch.
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Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas will get into the Halloween spirit. On Saturday, Oct. 27, and Wednesday, Oct. 31, enter the Sexiest and most Creative Halloween Costume Contests for a chance to win a bar tab at the VIP Yelloween experience featuring Veuve Clicquot. Surround your senses in the eerie vampire world, dance to live music by featured bands, and drink cocktails by Bacardi, Cazadores and Grey Goose, delivered with a show by flair bartenders.
Stop by O’Sheas Casino at The Linq for boos and brews. Drink specials include a $5 Ketel One “Bloody Orange” shot, $4 Guinness can, and $8 Zombie Sailor cocktail made with Sailor Jerry and ginger beer. A live band and DJs will keep the party going all weekend long.
The Linq Promenade
The Linq Promenade celebrates Halloween Oct. 27-31 with five nights of spooky fun. The outdoor area will be transformed into a haunted wonderland featuring trick or treating for locals and Caesars Entertainment employees from 2 to 6 p.m. each day, balloon artists, scary characters, and a costume contest on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. that includes $15,000 in prizes. The High Roller will be lit with Halloween colors for an added dose of eeriness.
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Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace celebrates Halloween with five straight days of over-the-top parties. Oct. 26 features Martin Garrix, Oct. 27 features Zedd, Oct. 28 hosts Deseo in Heart, Oct. 30 features another performance from Zedd, and Halloween night will be hosted by Steve Aoki.
VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge at the Rio gets in the spirit with a Day of the Dead themed party. The party will feature el Jimador, Corona, and Modelo drink specials. Patrons can participate in costume contests for a chance to win a table and bottle on Oct. 27 and Oct. 31. There will also be an artist live painting at four-foot sugar skull that the venue will keep.
Vista Cocktail Lounge
Vista Cocktail Lounge at Caesars Palace will once again be hosting a Yelloween party in conjunction with Veuve Clicquot on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 starting at 9 p.m. Drink specials will include the Yelloween with Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Vodka, falernum, elderflower and fresh lemon and the Scarlet Letter made with Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Vodka, Créme de Cassis, elderflower and fresh lemon- both topped with Veuve Clicquot Champagne. A DJ will set the vibe.
Things will get spooky for Halloween this year at Caesars Palace. On Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 9 p.m. Alto Bar will be having a Day of The Dead themed party that will include a DJ, décor, models, Avion drink specials, and a costume contest at the stroke of midnight with cash prizes and giveaways.
PKWY Tavern Flamingo
PKWY Tavern Flamingo’s Halloween block party is sure to be a scary-good time. The event, which takes place on Oct. 26, includes $5 Bacardi drink specials, a silent disco and a $2,500 costume contest.
Halloween night at Hyde Bellagio features a costume party set against the backdrop of the dancing fountains. Party-goers can dance to sounds by Ikon in the intimate, upscale space. The party starts at 10:30 p.m.
Party inside the Eiffel Tower this Halloween weekend at Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas. Events include rooftop parties on Oct. 26 and 27 and one massive party on Oct. 31. Doors open at 10:30 p.m.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina will offer a speciality cocktail Oct. 26-Nov 2 in honor of both Halloween and Dia de los Muertos. The Mexican cantina, located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort, will offer the Once Bitter cocktail ($13), which is made with Bacardi Cuatro, St. Germain, ginger beer, blood orange, and is is served inside a souvenir skull glass.
Blue Ribbon Brasserie
Blue Ribbon at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas toasts to Freddy Kruger with a specialty cocktail named after the iconic horror villain himself. The signature cocktail is made with Del Amigo Mezcal, ginger, honey, lemon and hot sauce for an unexpected kick.
Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub
Halloween weekend at Marquee Nightclub inside Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas features a series of twisted toy box themed parties. Oct. 26 features DJ Vice, Oct. 27 will be hosted by Alan Walker, and a third bash on Oct. 29 will include an appearance from Chuckie and a $10,000 costume contest. All events start at 10:30 p.m.
Hard Rock Hotel
This year’s Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball returns to the Hard Rock Hotel for an evening of sexy costumes and Halloween revelry. The wild event features multiple rooms, live entertainers, and a truly unique Halloween experience. The event takes place on Oct. 27. Tickets start at $81.65 for general admission.
Halloween weekend at Jewel at Aria features three separate parties. DJ Drama spins on Oct. 26, Steve Aoki performs on Oct. 27, and Blackbear takes the state on Oct. 29.
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Topgolf at the MGM Grand presents The Beer Witch Project, a tongue-in-cheek Halloween celebration that spans across three nights. On Oct. 25-27 from 7 to 10 p.m., brave beer lovers can visit five beer stations with Halloween themes. Featured breweries include Firestone, Able Baker, and Victory. DJ O will be haunting the venue with a playlist of Halloween beats.