2017 Halloween fun for families in Las Vegas

There are many family-friendly events during Halloween for families in the Las Vegas valley. Here is a list of a few.

TRICK-OR-TREATING

The 3rd Annual CenturyLink Trunk or Treat event will take place at the CenturyLink parking lot at 3436 Aldebaran Avenue. Benefitting United Way of Southern Nevada, the event will feature carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, a hay maze, and a few other surprises. Trunk or Treat will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 27. Admission is $1 at the gate.

Treat Street returns to Downtown Summerlin from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Families are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat in the common area. The event is free and open to general public. In addition to candy, the Teal Pumpkin Project will offer non-food items for anyone with food allergies. There will also be a Howl-O-Ween dog costumes contest benefiting the Animal Foundation. $20 donation to enter. The Las Vegas police department will be in attendance and there will be photo opps with the Clark County Fire Department. “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” will also be shown throughout the event.

The 9th annual GhostWalk at The District at Green Valley Ranch Resort is taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. There will be candy, Halloween decor, costume contests, live entertainment, radio personalities from Mix 94.1 FM and the Good Morning Las Vegas team from Action News Channel 13. 

The HOT 97.5 Monster Bash is taking place from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Galleria at Sunset mall. There will be trick-or-treating throughout the mall, costume contests and pumpkin carving contests.

The Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce are hosting a trunk-or-treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix Family Fun Center on North Rainbow Boulevard. There will be candy, contests and prizes. Admission is free. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to attend.

The Downtown Container Park neighborhood transforms into a safe and kid-friendly place to trick or treat this Halloween night with Halloween Candy Crawl! On Tuesday, October 31st from 5 to 7 p.m., the bring-your-own-bag event invites the entire family to dress up in their most festive outfits and go container-to-container filling their candy pails with treats from select tenants. No tricks here–this all-ages event is free and costumes are encouraged! Costumes with masks are not permitted for guests ages 13 or older.

Picasso and Wine and The Summit’s Safe Trick or Treat will host a Safe Trick or Treat on Oct. 29 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. The family-friendly Halloween event is free and open to the public. Children are invited to dress in costume and trick-or-treat at Sephora, Yoga Pod, Savvy Boutique, Tangerine Aveda, Cinemark Theatres, Orvis, Buckle, Eyehook Gallery, Soma, Burger Me and MAC Cosmetics. Parents may accompany their children. No costumes with masks will be permitted in stores.

Join Rogue Toys at 2115 S. Rainbow Blvd for their First Annual Trunk or Treat sponsored by Action Towing and HardKnocks Car Club. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. on October 20. Bring the family dressed in their favorite costume to Trick or Treat out of the trunks of classic cars, low riders, custom cars, firetrucks and tow trucks. They will also have food and toy vendors present. Free bouncy house play and activities for all kids!HardKnocks Car Club. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. on October 20. Bring the family dressed in their favorite costume to Trick or Treat out of the trunks of classic cars, low riders, custom cars, firetrucks and tow trucks. They will also have food and toy vendors present. Free bouncy house play and activities for all kids!

Wet ’n Wild will transform into a spooky Halloweenville from Oct. 20 to 31. There will be haunted train rides, an ominous laser swamp, zombie paintball zone, a treacherous rock wall, trick-or-treating, a pumpkin patch, bounce houses, a supernatural slide and much more.

Join Build-A-Bear Workshop in Downtown Summerlin for some pre-Halloween fun on Oct. 27 and 28. The store takes a furry twist and transforms into a place of spooky fun! Customers can make Starry Night Bat, Skeleteddy and Vampire Teddy for boo-rific tricks and treats!

Leticia’s Cocina at Tivoli Village presents a FREE Fall Festival for all ages which includes a special trunk-or-treat starting at 4 p.m. with face painting by L Makeup Institute, a Kiddie Zone, food specials, games, roaming characters, live music, entertainment including Mariachis and more. The event is from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28.

Halloween at Opportunity Village features a haunted adventure, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, Forest Express Ghost Train, Rod’s Monstrous Mini-Golf, the avalanche slide, Boris the Elf’s Experience and The Blizzard. Witches and warlocks will also delight in treat stations and there will be nightly entertainment. Open Oct. 13-15 and 20-31.

Downtown Container Park’s monthly Kids Camp series returns with Halloweentown on Saturday, October 28th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for a supernatural afternoon filled with fun for all young witches and werewolves. Kids will enjoy festive snacks and beverages and a balloon artist while decorating pumpkins, playing Halloween-themed games including Witch Hat Ring Toss and getting their faces painted! The entire family is encouraged to dress in costume.

Walker Furniture will host the Chanh Boupha Pumpkin Carving Event on Saturday, Oct. 28 from noon to 2 p.m. with free face painting and free hot dogs and soda from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Walker Furniture Atrium. Guests will have a chance to win one of two professionally carved 80 to 100-pound pumpkins done in full view by Chef Boupha.

Tivoli Village is featuring a Halloween Candy Buy Back sponsored by Summerlin Dental. Kids can bring their wrapped Halloween candy to Kidville at Tivoli Village, Nov. 1 - 5 and earn $1 per pound (max 5lbs). All donated candy will be given to the local nonprofits to sweeten the lives of those less fortunate.

All families are welcome at Immanuel's Temple Systems of Church for this year's Hallelujah Night on Oct. 28 and 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The church is located at 2610 Fire Mesa Street. This year's theme is "This Means War," where the city is under attack by zombies and help is desperately needed to restore peace! Activities include an escape room, magic show, parade, obstacle course, a variety of games, food, and a trunk-or-treat. Tickets are $7 for children and $10 for adults.

Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park is celebrating "Nevadaween" in celebration of Nevada's birthday as a state and Halloween. This family-friendly event will feature a haunted house, pumpkin painting, children’s games, a costume contest, the annual soup cook-off, raffle prizes and much more! The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 28. Admission is $1.00 per person, cash or checks only.

Glowzone is hosting a trick-or-treat event with free balloon art, arts and crafts, and more. Costumes are encouraged, and guests can check out the other activities inside the fun center like the ninja course, the ropes course, and glow-in-the-dark mini golf. The event runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. A 1-hour unlimited pass will be $10 per person.

CITY OF LAS VEGAS EVENTS

Cimarron Rose Halloween Spooktacular
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.
Free for families with children ages 10 and younger.
Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, 702-229-1607.
Dress in costume to enjoy carnival games, raffle prizes, witches walk and ghost bowling. Refreshments will be available for sale. No registration required.

Doolittle Community Spooktacular Carnival (all ages)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5 to 7 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.; Kianga Isoke Palacio Park at Doolittle Complex and Matt Kelly Elementary School. Bring the family for a safe Halloween celebration outside at the Doolittle Complex and park, including games, treats, bounce houses, movie, costume contests with prizes, snacks and more, while supplies last. Cosponsored by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Black Police Association, Clark County, Nevada Youth Network, Democracy Prep at the Agassi Campus and the city of Las Vegas.

East Las Vegas Halloween Carnival (all ages)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5 to 7 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.
Bring the family in costume to enjoy games, a haunted house and trick or treating.

Halloween at the Pool: Witches, Wizards & Water! (all ages)
Saturday, Oct. 28, noon to 5 p.m.
Cost: $4 per person.
Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road
Enjoy hauntingly good music, fun games and a lesson in making spooky concoctions. Fly through the water and play a game of Quidditch or two with the Life Ghouls, ghosts and goblins!

 

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