Best Las Vegas Halloween Parties 2018

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Halloween is the most thrilling time of year combining sexy, spooky and scary all in one holiday. Let’s face it, none of us ever really quite outgrew asking ourselves “what am I going to be for Halloween?” even though our trick-or-treat days are long behind us. Well fortunately for you, you’re in Las Vegas, and Halloween is our holiday. Just like Chicago has St. Patty’s Day, Las Vegas has Halloween. The entire city is a fantasyland on any regular day of the year. Add some spooky, a little extra sexy and a whole lot of alcohol and candy, and you got yourself a real Las Vegas Halloween.The biggest and probably most Googled question this time of year is what’s happening and where for Downtown Las Vegas Halloween. We did all the research for you and navigated past all of last years posts and non-updated events (which were everywhere) to give you the most current and correct list of events. So read on, click links for more information, text your friends about it and start your planning!

The Plaza Hotel & Casino: Halloween Under The Dome

 

Come to The Plaza Hotel & Casino to celebrate Halloween with us under our bright lights on Saturday, October 27th at 8pm. There will be live music, live Lucha Libre Wrestling, classic carnival foods, dancing and of course drink specials. Come dressed to impress cut loose with us. It’s going to be a great time of partying and quality entertainment.

Also, in true Las Vegas fashion, the Plaza is hosting the $15,000 Carnevil Blackjack Tournament on October 26th-28th. For more information and to RSVP for these events check out our website!

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Halloween Pub Crawls and Bar Parties

If you are looking for changing scenes to show off your costume and try different drink specials, there are several pub crawls and bar/club parties going on, as you can imagine. Here’s the list of what we think are the most promising:

A Vegas Halloween at The Industrial Event Space – The party starts at 10pm on Saturday, October 27th and promises DJs including So Hype, Go-Go Dancers, Costume Contest, Drink Specials, VIP Lounge and more. Tickets range from $60-$120. For more information and to get your tickets, check out the event page here

Las Vegas Halloween Bar Crawl by LA Epic Club Crawls – This club crawl has several available dates beginning on Friday, October 26th at 8pm and the last date on Wednesday, October 31st. LA Epic promises access to exclusive clubs with no cover charges to see some of the worlds best DJs that Las Vegas will be hosting over that weekend. To sign up and get more information check out their event page.

The LINQ Promenade

Every year the LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas goes all out in Halloween decor and celebration. Not only do they host their afternoon TRIQ or Treat event for families, but when the sun goes down, and the adults hoard in like zombies ready to party, it comes to life in a whole new way. With costume contests, DJs, booze and good eats the LINQ is highly recommended by locals as the place to go for Halloween. We are keeping our eyes peeled for some updated information for this years dates, times and ticket costs so we will keep you updated here as we find out more. Generally speaking, this event takes place the weekend before Halloween, which this year starts on Friday, October 26th.

Nightlife & Live Music

There are quite a few major DJs and musicians coming into town for Halloween weekend that will make it hard to not be entertained. Here are the dates and showtimes that we think are sure to be amazing. Just click the name of the artist to get more information and buy tickets: 

XS Nightclub at Wynn:

10/26: The Chainsmokers 10/27: Marshmello 10/28: Diplo 10/31: Paradise – Halloween

Marquee Nightclub:

10/26: DJ Vice 10/27: Alan Walker 10/29: DJ Chuckie

Omnia Nightclub:

10/26: Martin Garrix 10/27: Zedd 10/30: Zedd 10/31: Steve Aoki

JEWEL Nightclub:

10/26: DJ Drama 10/27: Steve Aoki 10/29: Blackbear

Intrigue Nightclub:

10/26: RL Grime 10/27: Dillon Francis 10/31: Marshmello

Here’s What You Can Expect At The Life Is Beautiful Festival 2018

Downtown Las Vegas is a vibrant area full of art and culture that speaks to both a great past and promising future. The Life is Beautiful festival, which returns to Downtown Las Vegas on Friday, September 21st, and runs through Sunday, September 23rd, is a testament to this unique culture. The festival will bring some of today’s most celebrated musicians, chefs, artists, comedians and speakers to the downtown art district for a three-day inspirational social platform and celebration of life.The Plaza Hotel and Casino has been an integral part of Downtown Las Vegas throughout its historic past. Today, as the area continues to undergo substantial change and growth, we continue to create the perfect combination of comfort and sophistication while providing an old-school Vegas feel paired with modernism.The effort put forth by the Life is Beautiful team is something we admire, and as a fellow Downtown Las Vegas business, we certainly appreciate the buzz it creates for our community and downtown culture. Adjacent to the arts district, The Plaza has been a hub for those who have attended previous Life is Beautiful festivals and will continue to be one this year as well.Whether you need a room to rest between days of the festival, something to eat and drink, or just some help with directions, we are here to help make your Life is Beautiful experience as enjoyable and empowering as possible. There are three free re-entries per day for all general admission festival guests, so come to enjoy a meal and drink with us at one of our many restaurants and bars and sit back and rest your feet.The Plaza Hotel and Casino will also offer event parking for the festival at a competitive price. If you’re looking to relax during the day before the festival we will host a Life Is Beautiful pool party at The Plaza on Saturday and Sunday starting at 11 a.m. with music, dancing, and drinks.

Plaza Hotel Casino: Official Hotel Partner of Life is Beautiful

The Plaza is an official hotel partner of the Life Is Beautiful festival and festival goers.

The Music at Life is Beautiful

There will be around 80 artists playing at Life is Beautiful. With headliners like The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence and The Machine, Travis Scott and many more, there’s no doubt the festival will be packed with good vibes.life is beautiful lineupThere are four stages where you and your group can enjoy the music, including one stage that is a dome with an electronic feel where most DJs will play. The first shows on the lineup will start around 3 p.m. and headliners will close out the festival around 11 p.m. or midnight. The festival provides music lovers with a variety of genres, and you’ll find everything from rap and hip hop to EDM and alternative.

The Art of Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful is a celebration of art and culture. There will be modern art exhibits, walk through art exhibitions like the “Art Motel,” and traditional art exhibits with photography and paintings. Art cars, which take festival-goers to and from different stages, will be back in 2018 providing people with the opportunity to experience the marvels of light, sound, color, and technology all working together seamlessly in one art piece. The whole festival can be thought of as a work of art, providing an opportunity at every corner to enthrall the senses of festival attendees. Outside festival grounds in the Downtown Las Vegas community there is also plenty of art to be seen.

Murals At Plaza Hotel Casino

The Plaza Hotel & Casino is adorned with murals by street artists Shepard Fairey and D*Face that scale the whole building from top to bottom. These murals were some of the most challenging murals they’ve ever created. Each artist had to overcome personal and unexpected challenges like changing weather patterns.Using scaffolding and the natural curvature of the Plaza Hotel, each artist transformed a side of the hotel into a living piece of art.Both murals will add color and life to an already vibrant downtown Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience. Come to see the murals today for yourself and explore the rest of the art downtown.shepard fairey plaza mural downtown las vegasAbove: Shepard Fairey’s piece “Cultivate Harmony”. Fairey, known for his iconic 2008 “Hope” poster of President Obama has transformed American pop culture with his modern art and now he’s transformed the Plaza into a living piece of artworkd face art mural downtownAbove: One of the latest pieces of art to join the Downtown Las Vegas area is a large mural created by D*Face, an English multimedia street artist known for his sold-out galleries and collaboration with the world’s top music artists

The Food

Over 40 eateries with a variety of cuisine will be present at Life Is Beautiful 2018. Attendees can enjoy food from different cultures such as Mexico, Asia, and India among others. There will be many places for festival goers to enjoy food and learn about the art of cooking. If you’re looking for a bite to eat after the festival, you can come over to The Plaza to grab a late night bite at Pop Up Pizza or Brightside Breakfast & Burgers, which will even have a DJ for your entertainment.

The Drinks

For those over the age of 21, there are plenty of excellent alcoholic drink options. Drinks will be available from specific alcohol vendors as well as at full-service bars. There are also plenty of bars to enjoy outside festival grounds in the downtown Las Vegas area. Come and join us for a drink at The Plaza where we will have drink specials for festival goers.We look forward to seeing you at The Plaza in September to celebrate Life Is Beautiful!