Vegas Halloween events 2016 promise to provide fun-filled celebrations. This is a city that knows how to entertain, and during the Halloween season, its renowned Strip is awash in revelers donning all kinds of interesting costumes. Also lending depth to Halloween in Las Vegas are the numerous events that honor the spooky season. These events offer something for a wide variety of ages and interests, and with so many to choose from, it is easy to add some extra fun to your Las Vegas Halloween 2016 escape.
Las Vegas Halloween Parties
Among the many events that make Halloween in Vegas so special are the numerous parties that are thrown along the Strip and elsewhere. Many of these parties cater exclusively to adults and are very much on the risqué side, with a perfect example being the Fetish & Fantasy Ball at the Hard Rock. Other Las Vegas Halloween parties that also figure among the biggest and the best are the Night of the Killer Costumes party at the Palms Casino Resort and the Haunted Hotel Ball at Mandalay Bay. If these don’t suit your tastes, worry not. There are plenty of other Las Vegas Halloween parties to consider. It is estimated that Sin City plays host to upwards of 50 different Halloween parties, and don’t forget your costume if you plan to attend one. More than a quarter of a million dollars is given away at the costume contests that are held along the Strip.
Las Vegas Halloween Shows
Taking in a show is among the most popular things to do in Vegas. This has a lot to do with the wonderful show selection and the overall quality of Vegas shows in general. While they may not revolve around the holiday, many of the Las Vegas shows can be fun to take in during the Halloween season, as they feature costumed performers and/or talented impersonators. KA by Cirque du Soleil is just one example of a Vegas show that features costumed performers, and the Legends in Concert is a good example of a show with impersonators. If you are interested in a Vegas show that has more of a Halloween theme, if you will, then you can get tickets for Evil Dead – The Musical 4D. This show mixes humor with horror and is held in the V Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Las Vegas Haunted Houses & Tours
Several haunted houses spring up around Vegas during the season, and are some of the more fun Vegas Halloween events 2016. There are also haunted tours to indulge in if you are looking for things to add to your Las Vegas Halloween agenda. Among the numerous haunted houses of note are the Asylum, Eli Roth’s Goretorium, and Bloody English. The Asylum haunted house is now in its 14th year of operation and opens on September 28 in the 3rd Street North area of the Fremont Street Experience. Eli Roth’s Goretorium is actually a year-round haunted attraction that can be found across from The Cosmopolitan and adjacent to Planet Hollywood at the Harmon Retail Center. As for Bloody English, it sees the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Body English venue being converted into a Victorian London themed Halloween destination. For those who are interested in haunted Las Vegas tours, the Haunted Tours at Circus Circus are worth keeping in mind. Circus Circus also has five different haunted houses, it should be noted. The Haunted Vegas Tour can also add depth to a Las Vegas Halloween 2016 escape. This tour explores the mysterious side of Vegas and visits different sites where ghost sightings have been reported. Pick-up for the Haunted Vegas Tour is at Royal Resorts near the Las Vegas Strip on Convention Center Drive.
Family Friendly Las Vegas Halloween Events
Many of the Las Vegas Halloween events 2016 cater to adults. This doesn’t mean that the Entertainment Capital of the World can’t be a good place for family friendly Halloween fun. There are several family friendly Halloween events and attractions to select from. The parade line-up begins at 4pm on East Fremont and 13th St. The Las Vegas Halloween Parade begins promptly at 7pm, moving west along Fremont Street East to the after-event, located at the end of the parade route. Another example of an event that families are encouraged to consider when making their Las Vegas Halloween 2016 plans is the Springs Preserve’s annual Haunted Harvest. Open on certain days in October, this event features such things as a petting zoo, carnival games, a haunted house, and trick-or-treat stations. The address is 333 S. Valley View Blvd. If you need one more idea for what do you during your Halloween family trip to Vegas, there’s the Haunted Reef at Mandalay Bay. Held from October 26 to 28, this spooky event sees the renowned Shark Reef aquarium being converted into a haunted realm where, among other things, guests can pose for memorable photos and trick-or-treat.