Here is a list of 13 things to do around the Las Vegas valley for the week of Oct. 25 through 31:
1. Get ready for the Halloween season with a brand new spooktacular, family-friendly treat… Mr. Bizarro’s Big Top Boo Bash! Join a cast of crazy characters underneath a real big top for a frighteningly delightful evening of ridiculous comedy, ghoulish acrobats, fiendish feats of strength and death-defying aerial acts for a wonderfully warped night of mayhem the whole family will enjoy! The last show is Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. To learn more or purchase tickets, visit MrBazarro.com.
2. Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum is an exhibition that include sculptural and digital installations that celebrate Tim Burton's links to Las Vegas and its historical neon heritage. Check out photos from the exhibition here. It runs through Feb. 15, 2020. To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit neonmuseum.org.
3. Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.'s second annual 'trick-or-treating' event is set for Oct. 25! Check it out from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. inside Treasure Island. A portion of the proceeds from all tickets and retail sales for the day will benefit the Clark County School District’s S.T.E.M. education initiatives. Admission for the special event is priced at $20 per person (adults and children), with children under 3 free (must show Nevada State I.D.) There is no school for CCSD students, so children are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Marvel super hero, however all costumes are welcome. Visit stationattraction.com to learn more.
4. The Burlesque Hall of Fame brings a little bit of spooky and a whole lot of sexy to Ron Decar’s Event Center with its Halloween-inspired show, "Trick-or-Tease," on Oct. 25. Featuring top burlesque performers from Las Vegas and beyond, including international performer Banbury Cross and legend of the classic burlesque era Tiffany Carter, the show offers a handful of treats for everyone’s goody bag! Tickets are $49 VIP Plated / $39 VIP / $29 General Admission (VIP prices include buffet or plated dinner). Doors open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
5. Wander through the weathered tombstones of Las Vegas’ oldest cemetery during Tombstone Tales and Woodlawn Cemetery Walking Tours. We’ll unearth the stories of familiar — and unfamiliar — names that made an impact on Nevada before their burial at Woodlawn, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Not appropriate for children 12 and under. Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. This tour is not recommended for anyone with mobility issues. Extensive walking on uneven terrain is required. Member $15, non-members $25. Tours on Oct. 26 and 31 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery near downtown Las Vegas.
6. The first ever Las Vegas Balloon Glow takes place Nevada Day weekend from Oct. 24 through 27 at 5 p.m. each evening. The event features balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, food trucks, retail vendors, activities for the kids and more! Admission is $20 per car (squeeze in as many as you can!). To purchase tickets or learn more, click here.
7. Stranger Things 80s Halloween Dance Party at Brooklyn Bowl on Oct. 26. Dress up in costume and join us as we celebrate the show that made us so nostalgic and brought us back to the time of gameboys and side pony tails . Meet us on the dance floor as we and transform Brooklyn Bowl into the ultimate haunted Stranger Things tribute. DJs Jeffery spins a monster mix of all 80s all night including all the songs from the show. Doors open at 10 p.m. $10.00 General Admission, $12.00 General Admission (day of show). For more information or to purchase tickets visit brooklynbowl.com.
8. Hosted by Las Vegas’s longest-running, award-winning live performing cast of Frankie’s Favorite Obsession, Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Spooktacular is a “late night double-feature” on Oct. 26. $11 per show. Featuring: musical preshow number, 3 costume contests (Rocky Horror, Drag, Halloween) and Prizes, the full original film with the complete audience participation experience. This is the official Rocky Horror Halloween event in Las Vegas - not to be missed! Tickets can be purchased at the box office or here. Tropicana Cinemas is located on 3330 E. Tropicana Ave at Pecos.
9. The first-ever Freak The Beat music festival and Halloween party takes place on Oct. 26 at the Bunkhouse Grounds and The Alley at Fergusons Downtown. The event features musical performances by Mr. Carmack, , hip-hop duo THEY, Andre Power of Soulection, and other favorite Vegas artists like Mike Xavier and 143 Tommy, showcasing the next trends in music and the city’s local up-and-coming artists. Halloween costumes are highly encouraged, and attendees can enter the costume contest for a chance to win a prize of $3,000 for best dressed! For beer-lovers, Freak The Beat will feature a Beer Garden, offering some of Vegas’ best brews, and bites from local food trucks. Tickets range from $30-$50 and can be purchased here.
10. Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke will perform songs spanning his solo works The Eraser and Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, as well as Atoms For Peace’s Amok on Oct. 26 at The Chelsea at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Tickets range from $49-$89. To learn more visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
11. The interactive haunt, Horrorwood Video, is the newest creation of Las Vegas’ Majestic Repertory Theatre. The premise of the haunt is that Horrorwood Video is the last resource in Las Vegas where VHS horror movies can be obtained. However, on the night that guests visit, the insane clerk, Leon, has opened up a vortex. Once guests step through it, they’re stuck in the middle of several 1980s horror films—“The Hex,” “The Thirteenth Halloween,” and “Slaughter House Massacre 5: Pig-Gut’s Revenge.” The question isn’t just whether guest will get out safely, but will they accrue enormous late fees while trying? Shows: Oct. 25, 26, 30, 31 and Nov. 1, 2. from 7 p.m. to midnight. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit majesticrepertory.com.
12. Downtown Las Vegas Fall Festival Inspired by Tim Burton Films on Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m. Chapel of the Flowers is partnering with Three Square for a Family-Friendly Fall Festival in Downtown Las Vegas! Our 3rd Annual Fall Festival theme is inspired by the creations and films of Tim Burton. We will have a Costume Contest (Starting at 8 pm), Prizes, Haunted House, Carnival Games, Food, and Music. ADMISSION IS FREE, and this event is open to the public to help us raise money for local non-profit organization Three Square, which is an organization that provides food assistance to anyone needing food in Southern Nevada .
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13. Halloween at The Underground speakeasy This Halloween, revelers donning their best 1920s costumes—flappers and mobsters, whether classic or zombified—can enter the second-annual Halloween costume contest at The Mob Museum’s Underground speakeasy. The evening will include live music on The Underground speakeasy stage by Lady and the Vamp, prizes for the best costume and $10 drink specials, plus tarot card and crystal ball readings by Kate Wind, a practitioner of 1920s-era spiritualism. Free with password “Heebie-Jeebies.” For more information, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
BONUS EVENT FROM OUR SPONOR SOUTH POINT HOTEL, CASINO & SPA
The Indian National Finals Rodeo is underway at The South Point Arena & Equestrian Center. The event runs through Oct. 26 and is the premier arena where champion American Indian cowboys and cowgirls compete against each other in the sport of professional Indian Rodeo. The INFR, which has more than 3,000 members representing 12 regions from the United States and Canada, sanctions more than 20 Tour Rodeos and close to 100 region rodeos annually, culminating at the finals in Las Vegas and awarding more than $1 million in cash and prizes. The INFR is more than just rodeo in leading the way with diabetes awareness and suicide prevention campaigns. The nonprofit 501 c (3) organization also awards college scholarships to Native rodeo athletes. Learn more at INFR.org.