Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by adults and children alike. There are so many events to choose from around the Las Vegas valley, I’m sure I haven’t even included them all, but here’s a start.
Fun for the family
- 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– 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.On Friday, Oct. 25, in honor of Community Day, the American Red Cross will be on site for visitors interested in donating blood. Guests 17 years and older (or 16 years old with parental consent) who come out to give blood will receive complimentary admission to Hallow-Reef and parking on the day of donation. To make an appointment, guests can visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Shark Reef Mandalay Bay.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.
Where: Shark Reef Aquarium, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino-3950 Las Vegas Blvd S.
When: Friday, Oct. 26 & Saturday, Oct. 27: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; last admission at 9 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 28: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; last admission at 7 p.m.
*American Red Cross booth open Friday, Oct. 26: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.*
Price: Entry to Hallow-Reef is included in regular admission to Shark Reef Aquarium and Polar Journey. 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.
- Pumpkin Patch at the Mckee Ranch– Opening October 1st-31st, Monday- Friday 2pm-6pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm. Pumpkins, Farm Animals, Hay Rides, Corn Maze, Face Painting, Food/Drink, Music and Fun. They prefer a $20 donation per family- pumpkin included. McKee Ranch Pumpkin Patch– 8982 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89139
- 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 28th. At this time through October 31st they will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm. Come early and beat the heat and the crowds.
Entrance to the Orchard is FREE and the wagon rides are also FREE! Wheelbarrows to carry pumpkins are first come first serve.Carmel apples,kettle corn,delicious apple & pear cider,hay rides and of course APPLE CIDER DONUTS will be available! 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 last year and there were no pumpkins left to pick.
- 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.
- 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!
- Pumpkin Patches by Seasonal Adventures– 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 open October 1st-31st and run Monday-Friday 1pm-9pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-9pm.
- 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
–Ghost Hunting 101– In this beginner’s workshop you’ll learn the basics of paranormal investigating and research. October 18th, 6pm-9pm. $20, Ages 12+. Materials and light snacks are provided. Silver Springs Rec Center
–Zombie 5K Run -October 19th 6pm-9pm. $25, Zombie 1-mile walk $15. Ages 5+. Cornerstone Park
–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.
–Pet Trick-or-Treat and 1-mile walk, October 26th, 10am, under 25 lbs. 11am, 26 lbs and over. Pets must be leashed. $5 in advance, $10 (cash only) day of event. Heritage Bark Park.
–Spooky Birds, October 28th 5:30-7pm. Dress up in your Halloween costume and learn about spooky birds, make a craft, and trick or treat. Ages 4-10. $7 in advance, $10 (cash only) day of event. Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.
Click here for the complete list of Halloween events, rec center locations, dates and hours.
- The Trilogy of Terror– 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– 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. Held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Saturday, October 26th from 10pm-4am. 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.
These events haven’t been updated for 2019 just yet, but are likely to happen.
- *Kids Camp Halloween –Downtown Container Park- Saturday, October 27th from 11am-1pm. $10 admission. Games, snacks, and Halloween Pumpkin Decorating. Located at 707 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101.
This is a running list, so check back frequently for updated or newly added events. Check out our post on Free and Cheap Halloween Costumes and get started on your holiday fun.
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