Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by adults and children alike. This year may feel a little different, but there are many events to choose from around the Las Vegas valley, even Haunted Houses! Here’s a start to the upcoming 2020 Halloween season, stay tuned and return often for updates.
Fun for the family
Pumpkin Patch at Gilcrease Orchard
Located on the north side of town, Gilcrease Orchard is 60 acres of agricultural land where you can visit and hand pick your own fruits and vegetables. This year they open the pumpkin patch September 26th. At this time, they will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am until 10:00 am. Come early and beat the heat and the crowds.
Entrance to the Orchard is FREE and wheelbarrows to carry pumpkins are first come first serve. There will be some changes for the 2020 season.
-There will be NO wagon rides or Hay maze or seating for concessions this season in response to social distancing regulations.
-The visual bee hive and chicken coop will not be available to visit.
-Apple cider donuts will be sold as TO GO orders only.
They also have items for sale at the check out such as peanut butter and almond butter, kettle corn, and famous apple and pear cider. Check out their website here for a current list of what’s in season. I recommend going early in the season. We went closer to Halloween and there were no pumpkins left to pick.
30th annual Farm Fall Harvest Festival at Las Vegas Farm
Festival activities will include cow train for toddlers, pony rides, amazing maize maze, concession stand and more. Visitors will find a large selection of speciality pumpkins and squash, along with artisanal breads, jams/jellies, our amazing local honey and our fresh eggs from right here on THE FARM. Their selection of pumpkins and squash is arguably the best in the entire Valley. At least a dozen of otherwise hard-to-find varieties… from minuscule to massive sizes… are available for decorating, carving and baking. Dates for the festival will be October 17, 18, 24, 25 & 31 from 9am-6pm. Concessions and rides will stop at 4pm.
Entry to the festiva/animalsl is $4 for 12 and under, and $8 for ages 13+. Concessions and ride prices vary. The Farm is located at 7222 West Grand Teton Drive on the North side of town. The Farm also holds a year round farmer’s market every Saturday and Sunday, admission to the market is free.
Pumpkin Patch at the Mckee Ranch
Pumpkin Patch hours will vary due to fall daylight changes. Opening hours are 12 to 6pm Monday-Friday & 11 to 6pm Saturday and Sunday to begin. Governor’s guidelines will be in force. They prefer a $20 donation per family- pumpkin included. And, you can join LaLaPhotography at McKee Ranch for the entire month of October again! Grab those beautiful babes and get there! $59 for a 20 min session which includes 3 digital images/$59 credit! (Entrance fee to McKee Ranch not included) ***PLEASE NOTE: Appointments are REQUIRED. No WALK INS accepted this year! Actual sets may vary!*** Book online here: www.lalaphotography.com/pumpkinpatch. We did a spring session at Mckee Ranch with LaLa and their pics are amazing!! I highly recommend them- they give you tons of beautiful images to pick from for a very quick 15 minute session! McKee Ranch Pumpkin Patch– 8982 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89139
Moapa Valley Corn Maze
Come out to the Moapa Valley Corn Maze and check out the day maze, the haunted corn maze, the pumpkin patch, zombie paintball, hay rides and so much more! There’s plenty to do for the kiddos, a Bounce pillow, pedal carts, playground, corn pit and cow train. And please don’t forget the tasty fall treats and the Pumpkin Patch! The Corn Maze is open select days and times in October, you can see the full schedule here. They will run Thursday- Sunday from October 1st- October 25th. They will then be open Wednesday, October 28th-Saturday, October 31st. Admission to the corn maze is $12, you can also book your own firepit for $50. You can book your tickets online, in advance here.
Pumpkin Patches by Seasonal Adventures
They will require masks to be worn during your visit. With three locations around the Vegas valley, these pumpkin patches provide thousands of quality pumpkins, as well as safe, fun family environment for you to enjoy. Each pumpkin patch has snacks and beverages for purchase, a petting zoo, inflatable bounce house, giant inflatable slides, a train you can ride, mechanical rides, and a bungee jump. For locations and hours, check out their website here. Pumpkin patches are not yet open, but run Monday-Friday 1pm-9pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-9pm. They will close at 6pm on Halloween.
City of Henderson Events
The City of Henderson has some Halloween events in the month of October. Some events are free, some cost from $5-$10. Please see the link for all info, most of these events require registration at the link.
–Zombie 5K Run -Saturday, October 17th 6pm-8pm. $25-$40, Zombie 1-mile walk $15-$20. Ages 5+. Cornerstone Park.
-Virtual 5K Zombie Run- Sign up for the virtual option and share your photos on their Facebook page. Choose your own time and place to complete this virtual 5K. Stay close to home or explore the trails in Henderson (while practicing social distancing) and discover the beauty of our desert.
–Ghost Hunting 101– In this beginner’s workshop you’ll learn the basics of paranormal investigating and research. This is not a Halloween funhouse. We are searching for authentic experiences. (Only $5 if added onto the Bus Tour) Friday, October 23rd, 8pm-10pm. $20, Ages 12+. Silver Springs Recreation Center
– Haunted Bus Tour– Friday, October 23rd, 6pm-8pm. $30, ages 16+. Downtown Rec Center. Join us in the touring the most haunted sites in Henderson and Las Vegas with local Paranormal Specialist David Castle. The tour visits different locations so be prepared to get on and off the bus. Light snacks will be provided.
–Pet Trick-or-Treat and 1-mile walk, Saturday, October 24th. Dogs under 25 lbs. 9am & 10am, Dogs 26 lbs and over, 11am & noon starts. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best human/pet costume combo during each session. Registration is per pet and includes treats and a special gift for your four-legged friend. Pets must be leashed. $5 in advance, Heritage Bark Park.
–Spooky Birds, Monday, October 26th 5:30-7pm. Dress up in your Halloween costume and learn about spooky birds, make a craft, and trick or treat. All Ages welcome. $7 in advance. Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.
–Haunted in the Desert, October 29-31, 6pm-9pm. No tricks, just treats during this FREE fall holiday event. A spooky, old western ghost town comes alive providing a spectacular drive-through haunted experience. Treats provided for ages 2-12 (while supplies last). Whitney Ranch Recreation Center
Downtown Summerlin- Show Us Your Halloween Spirit
Downtown Summerlin is hosting a family-friendly, month-long series of virtual events to celebrate the fall season and Halloween called #DTSHalloweenSPIRIT and presented by Spirit Halloween. Follow along each week as Downtown Summerlin posts a new family-friendly activity and participate for your chance to win one of many spooktacular prizes! And, you can grab a 20% coupon to use at Spirit stores at the link! The weekly activities include:
Ready, Set, Carve- Decorate Pumpkin Carving- October 4-10
Howl-O-Week Pet Costume Contest- October 11-17
Home Spirit- October 18-24
Virtual Costume Fun (Individual & Family)- October 25-31
Fiona’s Cauldron at The Tunnel LV Car Wash
Cruise on down and meet Fiona and her BFF Sphinx in the alleyway this Halloween. Enjoy from your car, wear your favorite costume and join us! Immerse yourself in our world as we brew up a spell that celebrates the magic that lives inside of all of us. It’s fun for the whole family- ALL ages! They’ve partnered with local charities Project 150 and The Children’s Heart Foundation to serve as a drop off location and ￼donate much-needed items to those in need￼. Click the link for more information and to purchase tickets. Ticket prices are $39 per vehicle, see restrictions on the site. Global Car Wash- 8112 S. Valley View Blvd.
West Wind Drive-In 13 Nights of Fright
Jump in the car and head down to West Wind Drive-Ins Monday, October 19 through Saturday, October 31 (Halloween) to get your scare on! They’re showing 13 nights of family-friendly frights, plus classic and popular horror movies! Check the website soon for a full calendar of movies and themed nights!
City of Las Vegas: Movies in the Park & more!
Visit the link to find family friendly FREE Halloween movies and events in parks across the city.
Halloween Spooktacular Filmest
Unfortunately, this event is sold out due to limited parking!
Enjoy a FREE two-day family-friendly Drive-In Movie Series at the District at GVR. Each vehicle will receive a free goody bag that will include pre-packaged wrapped candy treats. There will also be pre-movie activities with prizes, and children are encouraged to wear their costume. The movies are free and open to the public, space is limited, so an RSVP (one ticket per vehicle, not per person) is required to attend. Guest will be guided to their socially distant parking spaces. Located in the north parking lot behind REI
The fun activities will start at 5:30 PM and the movie will start at 7:00 PM.
- Friday, October 23rd: Hotel Transylvania: Click HERE for ticket.
- Saturday, October 24th: Ghostbusters: Click HERE for ticket.
Asylum & Hotel Fear Haunted Houses
Time Slots are selling out!!! This haunted house is the only one to create an approved Covid Protocol Plan that was accepted, allowing them to continue scaring Las Vegas with its online timed ticketing system, limiting the number of customers. The scary thrill is located on 3 acres in the Meadows Mall Parking lot, with outdoor social distancing. The benefit to each patron is anyone buying a ticket will receive a VIP Experience-2 Haunted Houses. Tickets will be $30-$35 per person depending on group size (limit 6 in one group). Hours will be Thursday-Sunday the entire month of October and Wednesday, the 28th, beginning at 6:30pm. Please see the link for exact calendar dates, hours and tickets.
HalloWheels LV Trapped Drive-in Experience
Trapped is an innovative and unique attraction intended to thrill, amaze and scare while in the safety of your own vehicle. Upon arrival, cars will be guided to a haunted pod where the action unfolds around the vehicle, approximately 15-20 minutes. Tune-in to the spooky soundtrack through each vehicle’s radio. Recommended for kids 12 and older. The experience will be open on select nights Oct. 8-24 from 7 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 26-29 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Oct. 30-31 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets are $54.99 per vehicle and must be purchased in advance to reserve your timeslot. October 8-31, Industrial Event Space- 2330 Industrial Rd.
Fright Ride Haunted House
Tickets are going fast! Limited spots available, book now!
Fright Ride is Las Vegas’ largest immersive socially-distanced haunted attraction. Are you brave enough to join the experiment? Test subjects needed. Take a ride on one of our research transport vehicles and participate in our “fear diagnosis” as you cruise through 75,000 scare-feet of Dr. Craven’s top secret research lab. Open select nights from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Oct. 1 – Oct. 31. Reservations are required and it is recommended to purchase in advance as availability each night will be limited in order to keep environment in sync with COVID-19 protocols. General admission tickets start at $24.99, with additional VIP/Premium upgrades available that offer guests express entry and a souvenir lanyard and credential. Adventuredome-1700 S. Industrial Rd. Fright Ride also offers a Groupon!
Nightmare on Spring Mountain
From the dive bar that brought you the Miracle Christmas Pop-Up Bar, the Sand Dollar Lounge is putting on a Halloween themed pop-up. October 12-31, the blues bar will transform into a creepy, spooky, scary, ookie celebration of All Things Halloween. The entire bar & lounge will be covered in Halloween decor and lighting, and will offer a limited number of themed cocktails (and Oktoberfest beers, naturally). Costumes are highly encouraged, including and especially on the themed nights during the pop-up run. During specific event nights (October 18, 20, 25, 27 and 29) all who come in the appropriate costume will receive a free welcome shot. See their FB page for more event details.
Before you head out to buy your Halloween candy stash, check out this map of the Most Popular Halloween Candy by State. Don’t forget those Hershey Kisses Nevada!!
The below events not been updated for 2020 amid health and safety protocols. Please stay tuned and check back for updates on 2020 Halloween events in Las Vegas.
Springs Preserve Annual Haunted Harvest
A family friendly festival for all ages, featuring trick-or-treat stations, a “Boo-tanical Garden”, monster training, carnival games, crafts, a petting zoo, live entertainment, and much more. Festivities will be October 11th-13th, 18th-20th, and 25th-27th from 5pm-9pm. Costumes are welcome, however, adults may not wear masks. Tickets cost $8 per person, children age 2 and under are free. Springs Preserve Value members receive $7, and Silver State Pass, Gold and Platinum donor members receive free admission. To purchase tickets, visit their website. Don’t wait, as some of these nights may sell out. Springs Preserve is located at 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107.
Bass Pro Shops
Free Halloween events on weekends of Oct. 19 and 20, and Oct.25 and 30, including a free 4×6 photo with the Peanuts Gang on Halloween night. Play games for a chance to win prizes, or let the kids be a part of the Halloween costume parade. Free craft events and treats are located in different areas of the store.
HallOVeen at the Magical Forest
*2020 update: Cancelled. After considerable reflection and concern for public health, our leadership team has made the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest and HallOVeen events for the 2020 season. The organization looks forward to welcoming these signature events back in 2021.
Located at Opportunity Village, the magical forest is transformed into a frightfully fun festival filled with food, rides and attractions for all. There’s Rods Monstrous mini gold, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, and the Forest Express Ghost Train. They’ll have treat stations, entertainment, great food, and boo-tiful Halloween and Pumpkin displays. Festival dates are October 11th-13th, and October 18th-31st. Times for Friday and Saturday are 5:30pm-9:30pm, and Sunday- Thursday 5:30pm-9:00pm. Opportunity Village is located at 6300 West Oakey Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89146. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased here. Children 3 and under are FREE. You can purchase 4 pack and 6 pack tickets for discounted rate.
Hallow-Reef at Mandalay Bay
Hallow Reef – Exhibits and tunnels transform into spooky chambers and corridors with trick-or-treaters, costumes and jack-o-lanterns as Hallow-Reef returns to Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. Guests (and ghosts) can celebrate the Halloween season while exploring unique creatures of land and sea. Also on October 25, children 12 and under who visit Shark Reef in Halloween costumes will receive complimentary aquarium admission and sweet treats. The fun continues on October 26 and 27 with a discounted Shark Reef admission of $7 for children 12 and under in costume. Entry to Hallow-Reef is included in regular admission to Shark Reef Aquarium and Polar Journey. Price: Adults: $25; Children 4 – 12: $19; Children 3 and younger are free. Nevada residents with valid ID receive a discounted admission price. Event included for Annual Pass holders. The Shark Reef Aquarium, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino-3950 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Town Scary at Town Square
Children of all ages are welcome. October 31st, 4pm-7pm. Several activities will take place throughout the evening including a children’s costume contest. The contest registration will be at the Radio Station’s tent in the square. Sign up is 30 minutes before each contest; contest times are: 4:30 • 5:00 • 5:30 • 6:00 and 6:30 pm. Contest registration is open to ages 0-10 and is on a first come, first serve basis until all times are filled. Town SCARY is free and open to the public. *Children should bring their own bag or basket for trick-or-treating.
Scare at Town Square
Face your fears at Vegas’ ultimate Halloween pop up experience. Includes access to the haunted maze, phobia rooms, Zoe, wicked selfie sets and events. There’s also a Speakeasy with Spooky Cocktails, and more! Ages 13+ recommended for access. Tickets are $25 Sun-Wed, and $35 on peak weekends, Thursday-Saturday. Through October 30th. AVOID THE LINES – BOOK ONLINE!. USE CODE “1ST2SCARE” TO SAVE 20%!
Halloween Ghost Walk at the District
The district at Green Valley Ranch is having their annual Halloween Ghost Walk, Thursday, October 31st, from 5pm-8pm. There will be entertainment with a costume contest and trick or treating at participating retailers with a sign in their window.
Halloween Treat Street
Downtown Summerlin- October 31st, 5pm-7pm. Lots of fun this Halloween at Downtown Summerlin- A Las Vegas Metro Police Department Spooky Block Party!
• Wicked fun photo-opportunities with the Clark County Fire Department
• A“Howl-O-Ween” dog costume contest benefitting the Animal Foundation
• “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” movie screening
Times: 5:10pm / 5:40pm / 6:10pm / 6:40PM/ 7:10PM
• Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE’s) Teal Pumpkin Project pop-up featuring non-candy items for trick-or-treaters, plus Candy distribution at DTS retailers.
Parade of Mischief
Park Centre Drive at Downtown Summerlin- Fridays & Saturdays in October at 7pm. A frightfully festive family-friendly parade filling the streets of Downtown Summerlin with mischievous mayhem featuring dancing zombies, ghosts, witches, wizards, a rockin’ dead skeleton band and more! Gather every Friday and Saturday at 7pm for eerily awesome and spooky fun!
City of Henderson Recreation Centers
The City of Henderson has a number of Halloween events in the month of October for kids. Some events are free, some cost from $5-$10. Please see the link for all info, some of these events require registration.
–Heritage Harvest Festival, October 5th 11am-2pm, FREE. Heritage Park Senior Facility
–Paint & Pizza Party: Spooky Scary, October 11th 5:30-9pm, $20. Wear your costumes, dinner and supplies included. Ages 5-12. Register in advance, spaces fill up fast. Black Mountain Rec Center
–Tots Trick-or-Treat Trail, October 17th, 10am-12pm. FREE. Ages 1-5 only. Valley View Rec Center
–The BOOGie Woogie Bash, October 18th, 6pm-8pm. $5, ages 5-10. Downtown Rec Center
–Trunk or Treat -Thursday, October 24th- 4:30-6:30pm or 7pm-9pm. Tickets $3 in advance, $5 night of (cash only). All ages welcome. Black Mountain Rec Center
–Haunted at the Ranch, October 25th & 26th 6pm-9pm. Carnival games, bounce houses, craft stations, and a trick-or-treat trail. All ages, kids 8 and under must be supervised. $5 in advance, $7 night of event. Whitney Ranch Rec Center
–Spooky Sports Fall Festival– October 25th 5pm-9pm. Costume volleyball tournament, including music, bounce houses, games, and food $15. Ages 10-18, Aventura Park.
Click here for the complete list of special events, rec center locations, dates and hours.
The Trilogy of Terror
*CANCELLED for the 2020 season. Presented by the Freakling Brothers, the Trilogy of Terror is rated the #1 Scariest Haunt in the country by USA Today. They offer 3 haunted houses-The Coven of 13 with Witches, Warlocks and Black Magic, Gates of Hell-the only R-rated Haunted House in the state of Nevada, and Castle Vampyre, where they say seeing is believing. Do you dare take on all three? Open October 4th-6th, and October 10th-13th and October 17th-31st, for exact calendar dates and times, click here. For tickets and more information, see the link above. Tickets start at $15 per house, or $40 for all three, and a fast pass (including free T-shirt) for $15.
7pm – 11pm Sunday thru Thursday until the 24th.
7pm – 12am midnight Friday & Saturday all month.
7pm – 12am midnight Friday the 25th thru Halloween night.
Located just off W. Flamingo and I-215, just 10 minutes from the strip, in the Grand Canyon shopping center. 4245 S. GRAND CANYON DRIVE, LAS VEGAS, NV 89147
The Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball
**POSTPONED! We are postponing the 25th Annual Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball until October 30, 2021. 2021 will still be our 25th actual event, so it’s still our 25th Anniversary event. Going strong in it’s 24th year, this has been called the world’s wildest Halloween party. Join 7500 of Vegas’ sexiest people at the most outrageous, bizarre and risque parties of the year. Must be 21 to enter, strict dress code is enforced. Click here for more info, to purchase tickets, for dress code and see photos from last year. Discount tickets will be available soon.
We are still awaiting actual times for trick-or-treating, but should hear about them early in October.
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Black Mountain Rec Center
Sand Dollar Lounge
Silver Springs Rec Center
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Industrial event space
Global Car Wash
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center