Hot Spots: Halloween edition!
Wed, Oct 27, 2010 (7 p.m.)
Illustration: Ryan Olbrysh
Devil’s Night 13 at Crown AWOL presents its annual bash with true underground sounds, massive props, spooktacular go-gos, stilt-walkers and more. Headliners include Simply Jeff, Reid Speed and Prime Mover. October 29, doors at 9 p.m., $25 and up. Visit devilsnight13.com for complete lineup.
Zombie Prom at the Las Vegas Country Saloon Braiiiiiiins. And drinks. The undead prom returns deader than ever, complete with the crowning of a zombie king and queen. Entertainment includes Dead Burlesque with Cha Cha Velour and Vi Vacious. October 29, doors at 9 p.m., $10.
Veuve Clicquot’s Yelloween at Tao Fang-bangers should be out in full force as True Blood’s sexy hunk, Jason Stackhouse, aka actor Ryan Kwanten, hosts the night. Get a good batch of “V” to party the night away—just make sure you’re home before the sun comes up. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $20 and up.
Bitten at CatHouse The sexy Circus Angels return to Vegas for a spellbinding performance showcasing the darker side of Charmed Life Entertainment with HoopCharmer, The Shimmy Sisters, live snakes and more. October 29, door at 10: 30 p.m., $10 and up.
Kendra Wilkinson at LAX* The sporty girl next door has gone mommy, but we’re still okay watching her bounce around a club, especially if she’s in a cute Halloween outfit. Cash prizes awarded for the sexiest costume. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $20 and up.
DJ R.O.B.’s Halloween Bash at The Copa Room House parties can get crowded, so R.O.B. is taking his annual Halloween Bash to a more public place. Costume contest, Ketel One drink specials, DJ Rick One and drummer Shauney Baby. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $10 (free before 11 if you RSVP on Facebook), 7700 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Sexiest Vampires in the World at the Bank Direct from Romania—and not via a mail-order bride website—a dozen sexy ladies from Dracula’s ’hood compete for the title of the sexiest vampire vixen. October 29, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 and up.
Nightmare in Jersey with The Situation at Jet The Situation is shaping up as one of 2010’s most popular costumes-in-a-bag. Will the Jersey Shore cast member dress up as himself? October 29, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 and up.
Halloween MasqueRAVE at Ft. Cheyenne New Galaxy’s teen-friendly electronic-music dance party goes Halloween for MasqueRAVE. Special vinyl set from Rick Remixx. October 30, doors at 8 p.m., $15 with costume before 9 p.m., $20 after, 2428 E. Cheyenne Ave, myspace.com/newgalaxybeats.
Marilyn Manson at Haze Beautiful people, get un-beautiful for a $10,000 costume contest. The man who needs no costume hosts the night. October 30, doors at 10 p.m., $50 and up.
DJ Shadow at the House of Blues Before hitting the clubs, pre-party with one of the most respected dudes in electronic music/instrumental hip-hop. Get more details and our podcast with Shadow here. October 30, doors at 9 p.m., 18+, $35 and up.
Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball at Hard Rock Hotel Maxim calls it “one of the top 10 events in the world.” Travel Channel says it’s “one of the five events to attend before you die.” We’ll just call it a Hot Spot. Now in its 15th year, Fetish & Fantasy brings out the best in barely legal costumes. Plus, erotic performances, bangin’ tunes from Donald Glaude and a mechanical banana. Really. October 30, doors at 10 p.m., $80 and up, halloweenball.com.
Night of The Killer Costumes at the Palms The mother of Vegas Halloween costume contests happens at all four of the property’s nightlife venues, with $100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. Menno de Jong headlines Rain while the crowd cheers for best overall costume; DJ Pauly D provides otherworldly sounds for Moon’s best sci-fi contest; Playboy Club looks for the sexiest costume; and Ghostbar hunts for goblins and ghouls in the best undead contest. October 30, various times and cover charges, thekillercostumes.com.
Nightmare in Jersey II: Snooki’s Revenge at Jet The fuzzy slipper wearing, pickle-eatin’ sucker-punch-taking Jersey Shore star hosts a $10,000 contest for the best guido/guidette costume. October 30, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 and up.
Fusion Afterhours with Matt Darey at Déjà vu Erotic Ultra Lounge The real freaks come out in the morning. The party continues with afterhours and superstar DJ/producer Matt Darey. Morning of October 31, doors at 4 a.m., $20 and up.
Phazing Nights at Haze Dirty South is back with hit track “Phazing.” Plus, sets by Chris Lake, LA Riots and a chilling appearance by Kryoman, who will have a more badass outfit than everyone else in the club no matter how hard they try. October 31, doors at 10 p.m., $50 and up.
Masquerade Motel with Swedish House Mafia at the Joint The hottest act in electronic music returns to Vegas with its award-winning Ibiza party in tow. Costumes and masks encouraged. October 31, doors at 9 p.m., $60 and up. Enter to win tickets at lasvegasweekly.com/giveaways.
Morillo Massacre at Tao Major holidays mean Morillo. The internationally renowned DJ/producer returns to Tao on all hallows eve to slaughter the dance floor. October 31, doors at 10 p.m., $50 and up.
Beaux Arts Ball at Studio 54 The extravagant annual gala transforms the club into a Nightmare on 54th Street, with performances by cast members from Viva Elvis, Lion King, Jubilee! and more. Cash prizes for best drag, sexiest and most original costumes. October 31, doors open at 10 p.m., $25 and up.
Joachim Garraud at Surrender Still not sure what to be for Halloween? Here’s our simple solution: Buy an alien mask and wear it to see our favorite keytarist/DJ/producer, Joachim Garraud. Boom! You’re now one of his “Space Invader” fans. $15,000 in cash and prizes for best costume. Nickelback guest judges. October 31, doors at 10 p.m., $40 and up.
For a complete list of events on and around Halloween, check out our calendar.
*Kendra Wilkinson's appearance was originally listed at Pure in the print edition, but confirmed to be at LAX.