By Caroline Bleakley, Senior Online Editor - email
If you're looking for something spooky to do for Halloween, here is a listing of haunted houses and Trick-or-Treating events around the Las Vegas valley that are sure to please all ages.
Bonnie Screams For a truly haunting experience, visit Bonnie Screams which is located at Bonnie Springs, off of W. Charleston Blvd, about 18 miles west of Las Vegas. Bonnie Screams opens Oct. 10 - 31st. It is open from 7 p.m. until midnight and will feature Bloody Mary, House of Lizzy Borden and 31 Freak Street. Tickets start at $25. Click here for more details and tickets.
Las Vegas Halloween Parade 2013 Take part in the 4th annual downtown event. The parade starts at 7 p.m., Oct. 31 and finishes at 10 p.m. The parade will travel along Fremont from 13th to 7th where there will be an after party. Awards will be given for best costumes and floats. Click here for more information.
Halloveen at Opportunity Village's Magical Forest Every weekend in October, the Magical Forest will be shrouded in Halloween finery for the entire family, beckoning ghouls and goblins with rides and attractions. Open on the following dates: Oct. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27. Opens at 5 p.m. on those evenings. Ticket prices ranges from $9 to $19.99. Click here for more details.
Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve Spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Spring Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event is located at Valley View and Meadows. (Friday - Sunday, Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27)Includes trick-or-treat stations, a haunted house, petting zoo and carnival games. Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for children 5 to 12 years old. Children under 4 get in for free. Click here for more information.
Fall Kids Fest at the Boulevard Mall A seasonal celebration Oct. 31, Thursday featuring family-friendly activities. Parents are invited to bring their children to the center for an afternoon of fun, including make-and-take crafts, music from DJ Tony, carnival games, candy and other great prizes. All activities are free. The event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 12 and under are welcome and encouraged to wear costumes. No masks or toy weapons permitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes and crafts are available while supplies last.
Trick-or-Treat at the District Join in on one of the biggest trick-or-treat parties in town. The event takes place at The District in Green Valley from 5 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.
North Las Vegas Police Dept. Trick-or-Treat On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, the North Las Vegas Police Department is hosting its annual Safe Halloween event. Families are invited to celebrate from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Home Depot Parking Lot located at 1275 W. Craig Road. There will be live entertainment, vendor booths and free trick-or-treating for children 12 and under. This event is free to the public.
Town Scary Halloween Trick-or-Treat through the streets of Town Square. The retailers and restaurants will be passing out candy from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. There will be games and activities for kids throughout the entire shopping center. Click here for more information.
The Fright Dome The AdventureDome at Circus Circus on the Las Vegas Strip is transformed into six haunted houses to terrify the masses and 25 rides and attractions. Open from 7 p.m. - midnight every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting Oct. 3 through Oct. 31. Tickets start at $37.95. Click here for more details. Not appropriate for children younger than 12.
The Circus of Horrors, Castle Vampyre and Gates of Hell Located at the AMC Theaters parking lot at 2321 N. Rainbow Blvd., near Smoke Ranch Rd. It opens on Oct. 4. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $30 for a Freak Pass, $40 for an all-night pass. You'll find a terrifying collection. From 7 p.m. - midnight on Fridays and Saturdays (including Oct. 30 and 31.) Other nights the attractions close at 11 p.m. Visitors must be at least 17 for admittance to Gates of Hell due to its R rating. Click here for more details.
Las Vegas Haunts: Asylum Haunted House and Hotel Fear Asylum Haunted House, in it's 15th season, invades Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane starting Oct. 3. every Thursday through Sunday and Oct. 29, 30 and 31. Admission is $15 for one attraction and $25 for a combo. Click here for more details.
Nevadaween Help celebrate Nevada's 150th anniversary of statehood by celebrating Nevadaween on Sat., Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park located at 500 E. Washington Avenue. Admission is $1, children 12 and under are free. There will be soup sampling, raffle prizes and a costume contest at 1 p.m.
Metro Police Halloween Event The Metro Police Convention Center rea Command will be holding a Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. on Albert Street and Palos Verdes. Families are invited to mingle, collect candy out of the trunks of decorated cars and have a safe and sane Halloween.
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