This Halloween get spellbound by spine-tingling fun and fright in the only destination that can make ghastly, glamorous, too. While this Halloween season may look different than those in years past, Vegas still offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy devilish delights, lavish haunts, and tricks and treats for all ages – if you dare to be scared (or at least fall into frivolity).
This Halloween, the fun begins at XS Lounge. From October 29 – 31, guys and ghouls can dress in their spookiest or sexiest attire and enjoy seasonal beverages and music throughout the night surrounding Encore's European pool.
Tickets can be purchased online in advance.
From Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, ghost hunters can take guided tours exploring the myths, mysteries and hauntings of the “Ship of Dreams,” at Luxor Hotel and Casino. With true stories about the untimely demise of the ship and its passengers and crew, as well as chilling firsthand accounts of paranormal activity in its world-famous exhibitions, a costumed expert portraying RMS Titanic stewardess Violet Jessop – known for surviving multiple sinking ships including the ill-fated RMS Titanic – will guide small group tours three times daily.
If your idea of Halloween fun comes in the form of spirited food and drinks, you must get your bones to The Venetian. Celebrate Halloween (and Day of the Dead) weekend with The Dorsey Cocktail Bar and Electra Cocktail Club for chilling cocktail creations and bottle service specials perfect for getting anyone into the supernatural party spirit. Fuel your hungry inner ghost with the seasonal, limited time menus at Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano and sixth+mill ristorante, pizzeria and bar. And finish strong with a sugar high courtesy of the Halloween CrazyShake® at Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, only available Oct. 30 – Nov. 1.
This year-round haunt kicks it up a notch for All Hallows’ Eve. Voted the No. 1 Best Haunted Destination in America by USA Today, The Haunted Museum is your go-to delight for all things that fright. Designed for ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts, you will see haunted artifacts and hear bone-chilling stories that celebrate all that’s undead.
Tour sizes are limited to 6 guests per tour.
6. Fright Ride
From the creators of Fright Dome comes Fright Ride, Las Vegas’ largest immersive and socially distanced haunted attraction. If you’re brave enough to take your fears for a joy ride, cruise through the 75,000-scare-foot venue and experience the chilling thrills that await. Can you escape the not-quite-right Dr. Craven’s top-secret research lab, or will you be sucked into the nightmarish journey?
Reservations are required. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
For a haunt that is all safe, but not all well, roll through HallowheelsLV for Trapped! This all-new haunted, drive-through attraction takes guests through a postapocalyptic experience where they’ll fight for survival. Designed and produced by a collective of Las Vegas industry professionals with over 75 years of collective experience in production, lighting, special effects and storytelling, you’ll be scared to the limit while supporting local talent, now through Oct. 31.
Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
Get your creep on throughout the resort with devilishly divine food, beverage and entertainment offerings, available Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. A Nightmare on Essex Street will uncover the secrets hidden beyond the conspicuous pawn shop at Beauty & Essex. Indulge in the haunted atmosphere and the ultra-exclusive offerings. China Poblano is serving up a wickedly delicious, limited-time menu in honor of Day of the Dead, including festive favorites such as Sopa Azteca, Tamale Mole Negro and Pumpkin Flan. Dress up like a bunny at Marquee Lounge as it plays exclusive host to Playboy’s only Halloween event in the country this year − the Playboy Haunted Mansion.
Reservations are required and can be made in advance.
Carve out some time for Halloween fun that’s perfect for the whole family at the Moapa Valley Corn Maze. Adults and older kids can enjoy the Haunted Hay Ride, Zombie Paintball, and all-new haunted house, The Crimson Manor. In the daytime, ghouls of all ages can dive into play with a bounce house, corn pits, and more, then nosh on tasty treats as they explore a massive pumpkin patch.
Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
10. Halloween Blood Drive
Get in a good deed during your gore-iffic weekend at the Halloween Blood Drive at Mandalay Bay, in partnership with The American Red Cross, on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary admission to Shark Reef Aquarium will be provided to each adult who donates blood.
So, no matter what your style of celebration, there’s something for every ghoul and goblin on Halloween in Las Vegas. Make sure to plan ahead, keep your distance and, of course, wear a mask that goes with your costume.