Thursday, October 25
Blush: Official Vegoose pre-party with DJ Soulman of the Phunk Junkeez and DJ Jack Lafleur. Revolution: This Is Not New York welcomes celebrity DJ Paul Sevigny (NYC) with DJ Marcos Udagawa. Tabu: Soundbar with Miguel Migs and birthday boy Keith Evan. Tao: The 2-year anniversary of Worship Thursday; DJ Five. Triq: Hip-hop, old school, reggae and more plus an art show featuring the works of J. Medema.
Friday, October 26
Empire Ballroom: Devil’s Night 10 featuring The Crystal Method, Uberzone, AK1200 plus 24 guest DJs and a $1,000 costume contest. Mix: DJs Federico Aubele, Ursula 1000 and Thunderball. Pure: One Global Events & Marketing presents Timbaland performing live; DJ AM. Red Room Saloon: Redrum, with $500 cash and prizes for best costume. Ladies drink free from 11 p.m.-midnight. Rumjungle: The Return of the Bat with KLUC 98.5-FM’s Mr. Bob, DJ Crime and Bacardi drink specials. Free admission with costume. Studio 54: The Nightmare on 54th Street, Friday & Saturday nights with sexy performances and spooky aerial tricks; DJ Dynamixx.
Saturday, October 27
Alexis Park Resort: Scooter & Lavelle perform together at the Fetish & Fantasy Ball. Beauty Bar: Las Vegas Weekly’s After-Goose featuring DJ sets by Eugene Hutz and Pedro Erazo of Gogol Bordello, 9 p.m., no cover. Body English: Kick-off of E!’s SmashTime Saturdays hosted by The Daily 10’s Ben Lyons and Sal Masekela and DJ Clinton Sparks, with a $10,000 costume contest. Empire Ballroom: Perfecto Halloween afterhours with DJs Sandra Collins and Prism, 1 a.m. LAX: Official Vegoose Daft Punk afterparty with DJs AM, Steve Aoki and Busy P. Rain: Las Vegas Weekly’s Night of the Killer Costumes with $10,000 in cash prizes, 11 p.m. Risque: Volume Halloween bash with $2,000 in cash and prizes. Tao: Pre-Halloween Insanity Ball featuring side-show acts and a $5,000 costume contest; DJ Five. Also celebrating the birthday of actor Matt Dallas. Vox: The Killers’ opening band Solarcade performs with singer-songwriter David Vella, 10 p.m.
Sunday, October 28
Beauty Bar: Final Drop Dead Gorgeous qualifier round; Toni James emcees. Empire Ballroom: Daft Punk afterparty with Rabbit in the Moon and Jordan Stevens, 11 p.m. followed by a special afterhours set by Bunny and Dave Christophere. Jet: A Main Room Event with Carl Cox, DJ Dan and Joey Mazzola. Locals free with ID. Scores: Rage & Pillage, $1,000 Hottest Wench costume contest, 9 p.m.-midnight in the Piano Lounge.
Monday, October 29
Jet: Angel & Devil industry Halloween party plus A/V with DJVJ Roonie G. $10,000 costume contest plus MC Karate Kid Pete G. and the Cobra Jets. Revolution: La Nuit, a Cirque Halloween masquerade party. Costume contest with cash prizes; DJs Digital Boy, Shane Thomas. Rumjungle: The Black Ball lingerie and fetish costume contest with Area 107.9-FM. Free admission and drinks for ladies in lingerie or fetish-wear.
Tuesday, October 30
Blush: Trampoleen, awarding a $5,000 first prize to the sexiest vixen. Eyecandy Sound Lounge & Bar: Afrika Bambaataa gives the first of a special two-night live DJ set. Moon: Sabotage costume party with Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys. Free admission for Beastie Boys costumes. Pure: Criss Angel’s Haunted Halloween with a $20,000 contest for sexiest or scariest costume.
Wednesday, October 31
4949: Santa Fe Station’s ultralounge hosts a free Mad Hatter Halloween party and costume contest from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Body English: Ministry of Sound welcomes Roger Sanchez and presents a $15,000 Halloween costume contest. Ladies in lingerie drink free champagne. Cherry: Heaven & Hell costume party with $10,000 in cash and prizes for most heavenly and most devilish costumes; DJ Presto. Diablo’s Cantina: Halloween party and costume contests hosted by Beacher’s Madhouse; live performances by Leonid the Magnificent, Tiny Kiss and Mini Britney Spears, plus a costumed pinata drop. Drai’s: A Stairway to Hell Halloween afterhours with a $5,000 costume contest and DJ Chris Garcia. Hogs & Heifers: Villains and Superheroes costume party with $300 in prizes. House of Blues: Avenged Sevenfold with a Halloween After-Party giving away $4,000 in prize money for the most original and sexiest costumes. LAX: Paris Hilton hosts; $20,000 prize for the sexiest or scariest costume. Playboy Club: Marilyn Manson concert afterparty with Kübler Absinthe, now legal. Poetry: Jes, winner of VH1’s Rock of Love, hosts the Poisoned Hearts Ball costume party with cash prizes. Polly Esther’s: Retro Superhero costume bash with $2,500 for the best superhero and best overall. Wonder Women get in free. Sedona: Syrup Swimwear’s Image Wednesdays costume contest for the best, sexiest and worst costumes; DJ Roger Gangi. Studio 54: The 41st annual Beaux Arts Halloween Ball benefiting Golden Rainbow, assisting those living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. Call 384-2899 for tickets. Tabu: Get Your Wig On with guest DJ Aaron LaCrate. Tao: Taolloween with a guest DJ set by Tera Patrick with DJ Five; open Sauza bar 10-11 p.m. Tryst presents: The best Spartan costume and sexiest Greek Goddess will win $15,000 in cash and prizes. Surprise celebrity guest hosts and judges. Voodoo Lounge: Mingle & Mayhem $3,000 costume contest with DJs L-1 and C-L.A. and live performance by LF8.