If you’re a fan of fear, you’ll be excited to know that Las Vegas goes all out on Halloween. In 2023, Halloween falls on a Tuesday – so you can plan for a long weekend of frightful festivities. From chilling ghost tours to adrenaline-pumping mazes, extravagant dance parties to horrifying escape rooms, this is our top 10 guide for terrifying things to do for Halloween in Vegas.
Where: Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
When: Saturday, October 28th
Get ready for what Bizarre Magazine calls “The World’s Wildest Halloween Party”. This year, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is hosting this legendary ball that is going to be the place to be on Halloween in Vegas.
This Halloween party celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2021, and this year is set to be even more amazing. Named “one of the top 10 events in the world” by the Travel Channel, you can expect an epic night of killer DJs, freak-show themed performances, and debaucherous dancing.
Where: Fremont Street Experience, 425 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
When: Friday, Oct 27th – Tuesday, Oct 31st
Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Vegas is a wild freak show any night of the year, and on Halloween weekend it’s going to turn up the weirdness it’s known for. Free nightly entertainment will include DJs, flash mobs, and circus performers.
Theatrical shows and themed musical acts will perform on 2 different stages all weekend, from Friday the 28th through Halloween night. Fly on a zipline over the event on Slotzilla, or just soak in some of the world’s finest people-watching under the world’s largest LED screen. Oh, and get dressed up in your craziest costume, because there’s going to be a costume contest with a grand prize of $2,500!
Where: Zouk Nightclub, 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
When: Oct 26th – Oct 31st
Zouk Nightclub, located at Resorts World Las Vegas, is going forward in time to the year 2099 for a weekend-long Halloween party. If you’ve never had the pleasure of dancing all night at Zouk, you’re in for a treat: this is a nightclub that goes over-the-top with state-of-the-art technology and an excellent sound system.
Some of the hottest DJs in the world are going to be spinning, including Jamie Jones, Ty Dolla Sign, DJ Snake, Travis Scott, and G-Eazy. Start putting your costume together now, because there’s going to be $10,000 in cash and prizes given away in their “Sexiest Halloween Costume” contest this year!
Where: Tivoli Village, 350 South Rampart Boulevard, Suite 160, Las Vegas, NV 89145
When: Sunday, Oct 1st – Tuesday, Oct 31st
Fear Factory Las Vegas is a haunted venue at Tivoli Village in Summerlin that has a lot of Halloween fun to offer visitors of all ages. The spooky event, running every night in October, features four different experiences.
Take your ultimate Halloween selfie at The Museum of Monsters, featuring over two dozen spooky photo ops. Throw an axe at Zombie Axe Kingdom, or scare yourself senseless in the Zombie Escape Maze. There’s also an esports zone where you can test your skill at playing horror-themed games.
Where: 2121 S Industrial Rd Suite 101, Las Vegas, NV 89102
When: Wednesday – Sunday, year-round
If you want the experience of being the star in a horror movie, these terrifying escape rooms are right up your alley. You and a group of friends will live out scenes from 2 of your favorite horror films, testing your ability to think quickly in the face of sheer terror.
With the SAW escape room, you’ll be trapped in a meat packing plant and faced with menacing puzzles that put your survival at stake. Escape Blair Witch makes you question if the legends are true as you walk through the eerie Black Hills Forest searching for clues.
Where: 4300 Meadows Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89107
When: Every Thursday to Sunday in October, then Oct 30th and 31st
Las Vegas Haunts pride themselves in creating horrifying themed experiences that completely immerse you in the story. Do you dare explore Meadview Health Sanctuary, the Asylum with a history of things going horribly wrong? Or perhaps you would prefer to wander the hallways of Hotel Fear, a place with a dark, murderous history?
These 2 haunted experiences will transport you into alternate realities where you become a part of the horror, not just an onlooker. Rumor has it that the experiences can get so scary, it’s not unheard of for visitors to wet their pants in fear!
Where: 600 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
When: Wednesday – Monday, year round
Inside a famously haunted building in Downtown Las Vegas, Zak Bagan’s Haunted Museum is a chilling collection of paranormal items taken from ghostly locations around the world. As you wander through the building and explore its creepy paraphernalia, you’re guaranteed to get shivers up your spine.
Featured on the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures” and voted the #1 Best Haunted Location in America, this museum of the macabre is not for the faint of heart. There’s even a Late Night Flashlight Tour which really turns up the terror.
Where: 6300 W Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
When: Sept 30th – October 31st
Take your pick from 3 haunted experiences, each one more terrifying than the last. Wander through the creepy rooms of a Victorian mansion with a ghoulish house guest. Try to get out of the swampy maze of Whisper Bayou, or come face to face with evil clowns in Clown Invasion.
What’s better than getting the fright of your life? Donating to charity, of course. All of the proceeds of Vegas Fright Nights go to Opportunity Village’s mission to help intellectually disabled adults in Southern Nevada.
9. Undead Maze
Where: 1717 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
When: Every day in October
Outside the Indoor Swap Meet on Decatur Blvd, you’ll actually find two spooktacular Halloween attractions: the Cosmic Pumpkin Patch for the kids, and for those who want more of a fright, the Undead Maze.
This terrifying haunted house experience features over 2,000 square feet of twists and turns with frights hiding around every corner. While you’re there, ride some of the exhilarating carnival rides for an extra dose of thrill!
Where: Starts at Tuscany Suites, 255 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Vegas has its share of haunted locations, and you’ll get to explore some of them on this spine-chilling ghost adventure. Your knowledgeable tour guide will share inside stories of the ghostly and ghoulish entities that occupy the hotels, casinos and mansions of Sin City. You’ll be supplied with ghost-hunting equipment like dowsing rods and an EMF meter for this terrifying tour.