Ghosts, goblins, and other sinister creatures will be haunting Las Vegas in the weeks leading up to Halloween on Tuesday, October 31. Put a fright into your holiday plans with the following spooktacular attractions and destinations.
Choose your adventure at AREA15. An immersive viewing presentation of the Rocky Horror Picture Show takes place in The Portal on Friday, October 27 and Sunday, October 29 with costumes encouraged and the first drink included. Tickets begin at $44.95. You can also dress up the next night for scAREA15, a Halloween-themed dance party with G Jones and other DJs on Saturday, October 28. Tickets begin at $39.95.
Asylum & Hotel Fear
Enjoy a double-dose of walk-through haunted houses between Sept. 29 and Halloween at the Meadows Mall parking lot. Asylum is a terrifying journey through a creepy mental institution, and Hotel Fear is what happens when a resort takes a dark turn. Both attractions are decorated with authentic movie props and have seen dramatic upgrades recently. Admission starts at $30. Tickets are available online.
Escape Blair Witch & Saw Escape Room
Two of your favorite horror movies come to life with two immersive escape rooms. Escape Blair Witch is based on the Blair Witch Project while the Saw Escape Room is based on the Saw slasher franchise. With each experience, you’ll have to use your brain and trust your instincts to solve tasks and proceed from one room to another. Tickets begin at $45.99 for Escape Blair Witch and $49.99 for the Saw Escape Room.
Freakling Bros. presents three different haunted attractions in one collective experience: Castle Vampyre, Coven of 13 (with a new room this year, “Judgment: You’re Guilty”), and Gates of Hell (the only R-Rated haunted house in Nevada). Performances run on select days throughout October with food trucks, fortune tellers, and more. Ask about an all-in-one pass for unlimited access to all three attractions throughout the evening.
Fremont Street Experience
The Fremont Street Experience welcomes visitors to dress up and spend time “mask-reading” through the five-block pedestrian mall on Halloween weekend. Expect to see Halloween-themed live music performances on several stages.
The Haunted Tavern is a four-part, pop-up haunted cocktail experience based on the legend of Ichabod Crane. It runs at Inspire Nightclub Oct. 19-21. Four cocktails and live music are included. Don’t be surprised if a ghost shows up.
Fetish & Fantasy
One of the longest-running Halloween events of the year, the Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball, is the headline attraction of the Sin City Halloween Weekend at Virgin Hotels. The adults-only party encourages extravagant, sexy costumes (but no nudity) on Saturday, October 28, with DJs and theatrical performers inside the Theater at Virgin Hotels. The three-day spectacle also includes a Friday-night Thriller pre-party at Inspire Nightclub.
HallOVeen returns to the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village. Guests will enjoy carnival rides, food trucks, escape rooms, and more. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. October 6-8, 13-15, and 20-31. Save time by buying tickets in advance (starting at $24).
Roam The LINQ in costume and enjoy festive decorations and seasonal treats at the promenade’s shops and restaurants. The High Roller observation wheel will have a special light show on Halloween night.
Board La Contessa at Lake Las Vegas for a Halloween-themed Haunted Cruise for two weekends, Oct. 20 and Oct. 26-31. There will be live music, spooky cocktails, and more for the adults-only 90-minute voyage. The yacht has day and night departure times. Tickets begin at 29.99.
Sand Dollar Lounge
The Sand Dollar Lounge transforms into Nightmare on Spring Mountain, a pop-up Halloween experience with themed cocktails, live music, and more than $100,000 in spooky holiday decor. It runs Sept. 20 through Oct. 31. Try drinks like the Poison Apple (A baked apple martini with Avúa Cachaça, Monte Negro, spiced orange maple syrup, lemon juice, creole bitters, and black walnut bitters in an absinthe-rinsed black martini glass) or Soul Sacrifice (a haunting twist on a Moscow Mule with tequila, dry curaçao, lime juice, chocolate sauce, chocolate bitters, orange bitters and ginger beer in a sugar skull mug).