Downtown Las Vegas has everything you could possibly want this Halloween. From free concerts to a cash-prize costume contest, an epic block party to spooky movie night at Container Park, downtown has you covered. Here are some wicked events you should check out on Halloween, many of them free and within walking distance of Downtown Grand.
The Underground Halloween Party at The Mob Museum
The Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas will be hosting a vintage-themed Halloween party in their speakeasy bar, The Underground, on Thursday, October 31, from 7:00 p.m. to midnight. In true prohibition style, flapper and mobster costumes are encouraged, and guests will be given free entry with the password “Heebie Jeebies” at the door.
The Underground Halloween party will feature live jazz music by Lady and the Vamp from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and $10 drink specials all night. There will also be a costume contest at 9:00 p.m. and tarot card readings until 10:00 p.m. You can easily walk to The Mob Museum from Downtown Grand in about five minutes.
Rock of Horror Halloween Party on Fremont Street
Fremont Street is transforming into one huge Halloween block party on Thursday, October 31, 2019. There will be multiple live concerts across three stages along Fremont Street, so you have your pick of music to dance the night away. Because there is no entry fee for the Rock of Horror Halloween party, be sure to get there early to lock down the best spot to enjoy the performances.
Rock out to Alter Igor, Zowie Bowie, Velvet Elvis and other Las Vegas regulars who will be playing all the crowd favorites to keep the Halloween party going until 2:00 a.m. Check out the full performance schedule, including the live production show, Wicked Dreams.
From Downtown Grand, you’re only two blocks away from all the action on Fremont Street. Think about grabbing an early dinner and drinks at Triple George Grill or Pizza Rock before heading over to the Halloween party. You’ll be glad you did when you see the Fremont Street crowds!
Halloween Family Spooktacular at Container Park
Downtown Container Park is hosting a family movie night this Halloween, and all ages are welcome. The classic Halloween movie “Beetlejuice” will be screened on the lawn starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 31. Be sure to bring your blankets and lawn chairs so you can get comfy to enjoy this spooky favorite. Admission is free for this event and seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so get there early!
Container Park is only about a five-minute walk from Downtown Grand and just south of the Halloween block party on Fremont Street. You can always plan to catch the movie first, then head over to the festivities just a few blocks away.
Costume Contest in Downtown Las Vegas
It’s a well-known fact that Downtown Las Vegas plays host to the craziest Halloween costumes in Sin City every year. You’ll see costumes that are spooky, terrifying, funny, sexy, creative and, of course, over-the-top. There will be a huge costume contest at 10:00 p.m. on the main stage on Fremont Street for a chance to win cash prizes. The first-place winner takes home $1,000.
Even if you’re just looking for the best spot to people-watch this Halloween, you can’t go wrong with Downtown Las Vegas. The costumes that stand out the most will be brought on stage for the contest, so you’ll have a chance to see them all in one place.
Viva Vision Halloween Light Show
Only a couple of blocks from Downtown Grand is the iconic Viva Vision canopy that shows spectacular light shows every evening. To celebrate Halloween, a special Viva Vision light show will be featured with spooky favorites like “Thriller,” “Monster Mash,” and The Addams Family theme song.
This special light show will be shown after the regularly featured light shows every hour starting at 6:00 p.m. You can check it out for free on Halloween night on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas.
Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum
The Haunted Museum is definitely one of the scariest attractions in all of Las Vegas. If you’re looking for something terrifying to do to get your Halloween started right, you’ll want to add this to your list. Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum features 30 haunted rooms with different spooky themes and paranormal exhibits.
Tours start every 15 minutes and thrill-seekers are encouraged to buy tickets ahead of time, especially for Halloween. Once you arrive at the museum, you will be taken in as soon as the next available tour starts. The Haunted Museum opens at 1:00 p.m. and closes at 9:00 p.m on Thursday, October 31, 2019, and is about a five-minute drive from Downtown Grand.
With so much going on in Downtown Las Vegas for Halloween this year, there’s really no reason to go anywhere else! Be sure to swing by for Halloween and learn more about things to do in Downtown Las Vegas throughout the rest of the year.