The following is a list of 2018 Las Vegas Halloween events happening around town:
Halloween isn’t just for the kids – adults can get in on the holiday spirit, throw on the costume and unleash the fun and fright at the first ever Spooky Ball at Andiron Steak & Sea. Downtown Summerlin’s popular neighborhood dining destination transforms itself into a Halloween hotspot on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. This haunting evening affair is Halloween’s answer to Andiron’s popular White Party and features a live DJ, a fortune teller, a photo booth, Halloween-inspired cocktails, and an array of food stations and devilish desserts.
CLARK COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION
West Flamingo Senior Center (6255 W. Flamingo, 89103) is hosting an Out of This World Alien Halloween Party on Friday, October 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Blast off into a galaxy of fun with their outer space themed Halloween party where costumes are encouraged, but not required. The party will include lunch, entertainment, and prizes. The cost is $6 per person.
Join Aquatic Springs (7025 South Fort Apache Road, 89148) on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for the Monster Mash Swim Bash. Come watch a Halloween movie, travel the Spooky Squares Trail, and explore the Small Slide. The pre-registration is $3 for adults and $5 for kids. On the day of the event, adults are $3 and kids are $7. Please note: Children under the age of 8 need to have an adult in the water with them.
Paradise Recreation Center (4775 S. McLeod, 89121) is hosting the Paradise Pumpkin Party on Wednesday, October 24 from 5-7 p.m. The event is for kids ages 3-12 and will include a trick or treat trail, arts and crafts, and decorating/carving pumpkins. Children 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult to carve a pumpkin or they can paint it. The registration deadline for the free event is October 19.
The 2018 Halloween Spooktacular will also take place on Wednesday, October 24, from 6-9 p.m. at Hollywood Recreation Center (1650 S. Hollywood, 89142). The Spooktacular is a free family event with fun, games, cake walk, trunk or treat, bounce house, crafts, candy and a very scary haunted house. Additionally, food trucks will be there with a variety of food available for purchasing.
Commissioner Jim Gibson, along with the STOP (Safety through Outreach and Prevention) Coalition is sponsoring a free Trunk or Treat family event on Thursday, October 25 at Whitney Park (right next to Whitney Recreation Center at 5712 E. Missouri Ave., 89122) from 6 -8 p.m. There will be trunk or treating, music, live entertainment, mascot dance offs, face painting and classic cars.
Hall-O-Breeze, the annual Halloween event at Desert Breeze Community Center (8275 Spring Mountain Rd., 89117), will take place on Thursday, October 25, from 5-8 p.m. The event is for ages 13 and under and includes games and a trick or treat trail. The event is $5 per person (if you register in advance by October 20) or $10 per person at the door.
Robert E. “Bob” Price Recreation Center (2050 Bonnie Lane) is hosting a free Halloween event, Monsters at the Manor, on Thursday, October 25, from 4-6 p.m. The event is for ages 12 and under and will include games, candy, and contests while supplies last.
On Friday, October 26, come for a whole day of ghostly, family-friendly good times at the Clark County Wetlands Park (7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane, 89122). From 12-3 p.m., walk in any time for the Wetlands Spooktacular, including crafts, stories, fortune telling, and more. From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, sign up online for Creatures of the Night to explore the Haunted Maze, walk the trails after dark, and have close encounters with live creepy crawly animals. No advance signup is needed for activities between 12-3 p.m., “Wetlands Spooktacular.” Advance signup through RecTrac is required for activities from 5-8 p.m., “Creatures of the Night,” with two choices in ticket times, either 5 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.
Parkdale Recreation and Senior Center (3200 Ferndale St., 89121) is hosting 2 events on Halloween (October 31) during the day. Brenda’s Bingo Boo Bash and Costume Contest for seniors will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are encouraged to come play, wear a costume and maybe win a prize. Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. Registration is required for the event along with an admission fee of $2 per person.
Parkdale will also be hosting the Open Rec Bingo Boo Bash and Costume Party from 2:30- 5:30 p.m. on Halloween (October 31). The party is for registered Open Rec Members. Participants will enjoy bingo, crafts and more. If you wear a costume, you could win a prize. Refreshments will be provided and registration is required to participate in the free event.
Finally, the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center (1625 West Carey, 89032) is sponsoring a Halloween Safe Night which will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Halloween (October 31). The free event includes carnival games, food (while it lasts), jumpers, and more.
CORKS 'N CRAFTS
Succulent Pumpkin Workshop
DIY-ers can create a one-of-a-kind pumpkin at this over-the-top decorating class. Crafters can choose from one medium or two small pumpkins for an untraditional, chic centerpiece with real succulents. $50 per person and classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, 12, 20, and 23 or 1 p.m. on Oct. 28. In addition, there will be a Kids Pumpkin Decorating class on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m.
Slimes & Potions
Join the family-friendly workshop where kids can learn the process of making three types of gooey Halloween-themed slime. $35 per kid and includes juice box, soda or water and a small snack. Slimes & Potion classes are available 5 p.m. on Oct. 19 or 1 p.m. on Oct. 27.
Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles! Corks ‘n Crafts offers an exclusive wizarding workshop this holiday season featuring wand making, spells & potions, and “pick your house” banner making. This potter-ific workshop also includes one butterbeer and a chocolate frog. Space is limited and is $70 per person. Classes are held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 26 or Oct. 30.
FOXTAIL NIGHTCLUB AT SLS
Foxtail Nightclub at SLS Las Vegas is turning back the clock for its Thriller – Everything ‘80s Annual Halloween Party, Friday, Oct. 26. The Strip’s nightlife hotspot will transform into a totally righteous ‘80s bash complete with the hottest jams from the decade by DJ Sean Essex. Renowned Michael Jackson tribute artist Santana Jackson will perform a live set of hits by the King of Pop. Costumes are encouraged, so bust out the bustiers, oversized shoulder pads, and parachute pants and dance the night away on this “THRILLER” night, produced by Next Events in conjunction with Everything ‘80s Meetup Group. Doors for Foxtail Nightclub’s Thriller – Everything ‘80s Annual Halloween Party open at 9 p.m. with open well bar available until 10 p.m. Cover is $15 and VIP table reservations are available. All guests must be age 21 and older.
FREAKLING BROS. HORROR SHOWS
Freakling Bros. The Trilogy of Terror is looking for Las Vegas’ scariest actors and actresses to join the Freakling family for its 26th season. The 2nd round of auditions will be held on Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. inside the Red Rock Resort Convention Center.
No tricks – just treats! Freed’s Bakery will offer an array of spooky treats in celebration of Halloween, available throughout the month of October.
HOCUS POCUS AT HENDERSON PAVILION
Halloween arrives early at the Henderson Pavilion when Disney’s 1993 spooky tale, Hocus Pocus, is shown on the Pavilion screen at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5. Admission is free and open to all ages; no tickets are required.
LAS VEGAS PARKS AND RECREATION
Ward 2 Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Veterans Memorial Community Center parking lot, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive.
Fun, activities for all ages, costume parade, trunk-or-treating, local entertainment, car show, community vendors and food trucks. Online $25 registration for the car show includes event T-shirt, dash plaque, goodie bag and raffle tickets for prizes and gift cards. Call 702-229-6405 for more information.
Ward 4 Trunk or Treat and Movie in the Park (all ages)
Friday, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m.; movie begins at dusk.
Free and open to the public.
Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Way.
Join Councilman Stavros S. Anthony to kick off the Halloween festivities early. Enjoy activities for all ages, including kids’ costume parade, trunk-or-treating, local live entertainment, raffles, community vendors and the “Hotel Transylvania 3” movie. Free popcorn and water while supplies last. Bring your blanket or low-backed chairs to be more comfortable on the lawn. Food truck items will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-2524 for more information.
Ward 1 Family Trunk-or-Treat and Creature Feature
Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 to 7 p.m. trunk-or-treat; 7:30 p.m. movie begins.
Free and open to the public; trunk-or-treating for children walking up to age 10, in costume.
Trunk-or-treat in Lieburn Senior Center parking lot, 6230 Garwood Ave.
PG-rated “Beetle Juice” creature feature in Mirabelli Park, just west of the community center. Bring the children in costume to enjoy a safe trunk-or-treating event, followed by a creature feature on a huge outdoor screen. Call 702-229-6359 for more information.
Halloween Carnival and Trunk or Treat (ages walking to 11 years old)
Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.
Enjoy the children’s costume contest, carnival games and safe trunk-or-treating at this annual event. Call 702-229-1515 for more information.
Halloween at the Pool: Witches, Wizards & Water! (all ages)
Saturday, Oct. 27, noon to 5 p.m.
Cost: $4 per person.
Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6309.
The life ghouls are ready to play some games with the ghosts and goblins who decide to show up at the pool. There will be hauntingly good music, fun games (inside the water and out), a lesson in making some spooky concoctions, and flying through the water -- even a few games of Quidditch!
Ward 6 Safe Halloween Celebration (all ages)
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road, 702-229-8100.
Bring the family to enjoy trunk-or-treating by flashlight, games for the kids, costume parade, hayrides, DJ music and community vendors. Food trucks will offer refreshments for sale. For more information, call 702-229-5463. Sponsored by the city of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Centennial Hills YMCA.
Throughout the month of October, Pinot’s Palette [pinotspalette.com], the local paint and sip hot spot, is turning everyone onto the black-light painting trend. This is a cool and unique take on art that is fun for families, friends, and even dates! You are invited to come to the dark side to see how it works.
PKWY Tavern Flamingo will kick off All Hallows’ Eve week on Friday, Oct. 26 with a thrilling Halloween-themed Block Party featuring live entertainment alongside delicious bar bites and festive drink specials. Beginning at 9 p.m., revelers who come dressed in their sexiest, scariest and most outrageous costumes will have the chance to win $1,000 during the PKWY Tavern costume contest, and the first three runner-ups will also take home $750, $500 and $250 in cash.
Rockhouse invites revelers to kick off Halloween week during a Monster’s Ball extravaganza Saturday, Oct. 27. Beginning at 9 p.m., Rockhouse will leave no trick un-treated or partygoer un-thrilled as guests who don their scariest and most seductive costumes will have the chance to win cash prizes, proving there is no better place to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve.
SHARK REEF AT MANDALAY BAY
Tree Top's "Squeeze the Day" will find Seymore Good - the family-friendly, squeezable applesauce pouch - embarking on a mission to take the fright out of food. Families will be able to dawn their best Halloween costume, dance with Seymore, and try samples of Tree Top's clear pouches from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., October 6-7 (Saturday and Sunday) and October 13-14 (Saturday and Sunday) at the Shark Reef Aquarium in Vegas.
Skye Canyon [skyecanyon.com] adds Pick-a-Pumpkin fundraiser benefitting Create a Change Now Foundation to the lineup of activities at Chalktober Fest on Saturday, October 20, 2018. From 2 to 6 p.m., kids can pick a 6- to 15-pound pumpkin to take home for free from a patch of 1,000 pumpkins. A suggested $2 per-pumpkin donation benefits Create a Change Now, a local nonprofit that educates children and families about nutrition to prevent diseases associated with unhealthy eating habits.
Tivoli Village is shifting from shopping to shrieking Thursday through Sunday for the month of October, as well as Oct. 29, 30 and 31.
Operation Halloween is a family-friendly, indoor Halloween experience where guests will explore five meticulously themed rooms for 55 minutes and will include a witch’s mansion, a pumpkin patch, a superhero playground and more. Activities are hands-on and all ages are welcome to participate. Tivoli Village will be transforming their 7,500-square foot space into a kid-friendly Halloween headquarters for safe, family entertainment. While the streets of Tivoli will be fully immersed in the Halloween spirit, the shopping center has dedicated itself to delivering a fun and stimulating experience appropriate for all ages.
The Undead Maze will be open for scaring in October from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. for family fun without actors and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; Sundays until 10 p.m. There is no age requirement but it is best suited for ages 10 and older.
Elysian Great Pumpkin Road Show at The Park
The Park and New York-New York will partner with Seattle-based brewing company Elysian Brewing for a pumpkin-themed beer celebration to wrap up The Park’s first Fall Brew Celebration. Featuring up to 50 different pumpkin brews, this traveling beer festival will make a stop in Las Vegas for the first time. The entertainment line-up includes Patrick Selben, Hart Attack, Ryan Whyte Maloney and DJ Reaction.
Where: The Park
When: Oct. 26-28
Time: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pricing: $45 for one day and $99 for all three days. Tickets include a souvenir cup to commemorate the tour of brews. VIP passes also are available for Oct. 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.