Fun things to do in Las Vegas for Halloween
If you are travelling to Las Vegas at the end of October, this is an excellent opportunity to check out Sin City during one of the craziest weekends of the year. There are lots of Fun things to do in Las Vegas for Halloween.
Hanging out at one of Halloween parties or special events, participating in Vegas Halloween Parade, competing for a grand prize at one of Halloween costume contest in Vegas, visiting a Halloween themed show, and even going on a spooky tour. Entertainment capital of the world has the best attractions for this season!
Adult Halloween parties and costume contests in Vegas are popular events that inspire Halloween lovers to express their creativity dressing up and having fun. All over Las Vegas Strip (and beyond) best Vegas clubs, hotels and casinos have costume contests and parties going on. Whether the costume is cool or trashy you are always welcome to the party!
Wearing a Costume on Halloween in Las Vegas
Even though Las Vegas is a place where people LOVE to dress up for the entire Halloween weekend, don’t feel obligated to wear a costume. If you are heading to a party at a nightclub and do not wish to dress up, regular dress code rules apply. You will meet lots of other tourists wearing their regular clothes.
However, if you wish to wear a costume, dressing up for Halloween in Vegas is considered not only normal, but highly desired in many entertainment places. So, if you do decide to dress up, note that there are several rules that apply to wearing a Halloween costume to a club and/or on street.
8 Halloween Costume Restrictions for Visiting Casino, Events, and Nightclubs in Las Vegas
There are 8 things that you need to know before you go to a Halloween Party in Vegas.
- At Las Vegas casinos masks are not allowed
- Masks are not allowed any Halloween event for kids
- Public nudity is prohibited in Las Vegas
- Masks are not allowed at some Vegas nightclubs (some clubs may allow wearing a mask, but may ask to remove it for ID verification)
- Toy weapons or props that may be used as weapons are not permitted at nightclubs
- Face painting may affect admission to a nightclub. Guests may not alter their appearance beyond the ability to distinguish their identity with their photo ID
- Security or law enforcement costumes are not allowed
- And finally, guests not wearing costumes are required to comply with the standard dress code
From Halloween parties for adults to top Halloween attractions for both adults and kids, there are plenty of things to do on Halloween in Las Vegas each year. Here are 9 top things to do in Sin City on Halloween this year.
9 Top Things to Do on Halloween in Las Vegas – Entertainment Guide
1. Visit Annual Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball at Hard Rock Hotel
This year The Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball celebrates its 23rd anniversary. This event annually attracts the sexiest crowds in town for one of the most outrageous and bizzare Halloween parties you will ever attend. Laser lights, sexy girls, fire breathers, aerial silk dancers, and more await you on this wildest night of the year.
This is what popular media resources think about Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball in Vegas:
- The Travel Channel Named it as “One of the top 10 events in the world”
- Maxim Magazine called it “One of the 5 events to attend before you die”
- Bizarre Magazine named it “The worlds wildest Halloween party”
- Las Vegas Weekly named it “The most adult of the adult Halloween events in Las Vegas”
Guests are expected to wear costumes of any type, fantasy/fetish wear, and/or formal wear (tuxes for men and gowns for ladies).
Nudity is not allowed*.
When: Saturday, October 27, 10:00 pm -3:00 am
*See our 8 Halloween Costume Restrictions for Visiting Casino, Events, and Nightclubs above for some other restrictions.
2. Go on a Club Crawl at Downtown Las Vegas Freemont Street
Are you looking for the hottest parties in Downtown Las Vegas for this Halloween? Celebrate favorite fall holiday in a special way on a Halloween inspired ultimate pub crawl on Vegas Fremont Street, one of the best Halloween nightlife events in Downtown Las Vegas.
At the first venue meet your tour hosts on the lineup to check in. Enjoy some exclusive Halloween themed drink specials and socialize with the folks alike. With a group move from venue to venue trying special drinks, playing party games and using the advantage of VIP express entry!
The Freemont Street Pub Crawl starts at 5pm, admission includes:
- Express entry to up to 4 venues without cover charges
- Halloween Drink specials
- Drinking games at some venues
- A private tour guide
- Group photos of the night
- Costume prizes (categories TBA)
3. Party at Las Vegas Nightclub
Drai’s Halloween party
Some of the hottest Vegas nightclub host epic Halloween parties each year. For example, Nightclub Drai located in The Cromwell Las Vegas, hosts serval Halloween parties. This multilevel indoor and outdoor club (as well as a rooftop club) is home to live nightlife entertainment in Vegas and has stunning views of Las Vegas Strip.
From October 26 to October 29 this year, the Drai’s rooftop oasis will transform into a haunted place with Drai’s LIVE special concerts and top DJs performing live. Partygoers are expected to dress up in best Halloween outfits to participate in a costume contest. At the last year’s contest, the group with the best-coordinated costumes was awarded a $10,00 prize!
Halloween Party Under The Dome at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
On Saturday, October 27th, celebrate Halloween Under The Dome at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas. Event program includes live wrestling presented by Lucha Libre LV, entertainment by famous DJs, festive food, specials drinks, and more.
4. Participate in Sin City Halloween Parade
Each year Las Vegas celebrates best fall holiday with Sin City Halloween Parade. This official Vegas event is on October 26-27, a 5K Charity Costume Run is part of the parade this year.
Sin City Halloween Parade starts at 8:15 p.m. This event is free to all spectators along the route. Parade route is on Fremont Street from Maryland Parkway to Seventh Street. From 9pm to12pm the event continues with a Sin City Halloween Scary Car Show. There also is a Sin City Halloween Block-Party from 9pm – 12am (6th Street – Abbey Road Crossing.)
Guests may register for parade at the official website and a confirmation email with the details of the event will be sent to all registered.
5. Dare to Enter a Haunted House in Las Vegas
Freakling Brothers Trilogy of Terror
Freakling Brothers operating since 1976 still remain a top haunted house attraction in Las Vegas. Their special theatrical effects as well as live performers gained them high rankings among the bravest visitors.
Their first, R-rated Haunted attraction in the state of Nevada The Gates of Hell is a visitors a serious, uncompromising and very interactive horror experience. They as well have the all new show that is called The Coven of 13 that pushes boundaries of horror experience further. It is based on one of Halloween’s oldest and most classic themes: Witches, Warlocks, and Black Magic. And the last show is Castle Vampire. Freaking Brothers Trilogy of Terror is Las Vegas test of psychological fortitude.
Located at 4245 S Grand Canyon Drive, Las Vegas, this year Trilogy of Horror starts September 28th and lasts until the end of October. There are separate tickets to each horror experience or a bundle option that includes all three for an ultimate Halloween night.
Vegas Fright Nights Haunted House
Vegas Fright Nights at the Magical Forrest at Opportunity Village include a scary adventure to a Haunted House Nightmare Manor and a Clown Invasion in 3D.
Every night, starting from October 5th, both attractions may be visited with Vegas Fright Nights ticket. From 5:30 PM daily.
6. See a Halloween Show
If haunted houses and Halloween club crawls are not for you, Las Vegas has other Halloween entertainment options. Visit one of Las Vegas spectacular shows – there are several shows that have Halloween inspired acts.
Criss Angel Mindfreak Live!
Let’s start with Criss Angel Mindfreak Live by Cirque du Soleil and Criss Angel Productions. Unfortunately, it’s coming to the end after 10 years and over 4000 performances! This surreal show features Criss Angel’s unreal magic combined with extravagant costumes and unforgettable choreography.
This 90-minute show by The Magician of The Century, Criss Angel can be seen at Luxor Hotel & Casino Theater. Final performance is on October 28.
Another one to see is Show Dracula at Reynolds Hall, The Smith Center – a new Las Vegas show that is just on time for the spookiest time of year. Experience the love and the horror of Dracula this fall in Vegas in a show performed by The Nevada Ballet Theatre. If you can make it an hour prior to the show, Nevada Ballet Theatre offers an engaging presentation with insights about the show’s history and behind-the-scenes preparation.
And finally, Halloween themed Zombie Burlesque at “Club Z” located at the V Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This is a classic burlesque with musical numbers, all singing is performed by the hottest zombies ever seen at the stage of Las Vegas nightclub!
7. Visit a Scary Attraction
Fear The Walking Dead : Survival
Located at the Fremont Street Experience, this attraction is inspired by AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” TV show. There are zombies everywhere! At this Las Vegas zombie survival attraction dare to test your skills against the walking dead.
Check out Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum in Downtown Las Vegas
Halloween season is perfect time of the year to visit this famous attraction in Las Vegas downtown. Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum has 30 rooms of haunted artifacts! This attraction is good for guests of 16 years of age or older.
An adrenaline driving and fear generating experience make this place a perfect Halloween attraction for those who enjoy viewing spooky artifacts. Zak Bagans’ offer a guided tour through all the rooms where you may expect to see the artifacts like Dr. Kevorkian’s “VW Death Bus,” Michael Jackson’s “Propofol chair” and the world’s most haunted object, the “Dybbuk Box.”
8. Take a Tour in Las Vegas on Halloween
Halloween nighttime entertainment in Vegas start around 7pm. That of course gives you lots of time during the day to explore some other Las Vegas attractions. A themed day trip to a place like Death Valley is a perfect thing to do in October in Las Vegas. During mid and late fall pleasant weather makes trips to nature landmarks very enjoyable. Tours are one of the best things to do in Las Vegas in fall.
To make your Vegas Halloween experience complete enjoy one of the best adventures through the magnificent Mojave Desert. Death Valley Tour takes you to Death Valley Park that has many unique natural wonders. It has Ubehebe Crater (all that remains from a volcanic eruption) and Badwater (The lowest spot in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level with a permanent spring-fed pool). It also has Devil’s Golf Course, Dante’s View and Rhyolite Ghost Town (the ruins of the past prosperous mining town.)
Death Valley was used as a background for Hollywood filming (some famous scenes of Star Wars where filmed here). Death Valley Tour from Vegas is a great choice for Halloween daytime entertainment.
9. Celebrate Halloween at LINQ Promenade
The LINQ Promenade is another amazing place to celebrate Halloween in Las Vegas. During this fall holiday, The LINQ Promenade is all dressed up with Halloween decorations. Street musicians, face painters, stilt walkers and zombies are everywhere! Moreover, The High Roller wheel is also decorated for the October.
Halloween celebrations at LINQ Promenade include many activities for both adults and kids. Live performances and costume contests are held each year.
Don’t miss all mentioned above Halloween-related events, shows and attractions to get the ultimate Halloween in Las Vegas experience if you visit Sin City in October!