Halloween for adults in Reno and up at Lake Tahoe gives grown-up revelers a variety of a parties for tricks, treats, drinking, and general adult rowdiness at a number of over 21 venues.
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(Note: Some annual Halloween events do not update their information until well into October. More will be added to this page as it become available.)
Friday, October 25, 2013 - The 13th Annual Wild Erotic Ball will be at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in downtown Reno. Come to the hottest Halloween party in town where the tricks and treats are endless. There will be $3,000 in cash and prizes with awards going to most erotic female, most erotic male, most unique, and best couple / tandem / theme. You must be 21 and wear a costume to attend this bash. Tickets are $20 in advance at the Silver Legacy box office, Wild 102.9 office at 595 E. Plumb Lane in Reno (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), or call (775) 325-7401. Sponsored by Wild 102.9 and the Silver Legacy.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - The Reno Zombie Crawl 2013 starts at 8 p.m. For $5, you get a map and a bracelet that will gain you entry into over 40 crawl bars, sign you up for contests, and entitle you to $2 and $3 drink specials. At 7 p.m., before the crawl starts, zombies can gather on Virginia Street for a mass thriller dance under the Reno Arch. The dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller is alcohol - free and open to all ages. Dance sign - ups are next to the Reno Arch at Harrah's Plaza and start at 6 p.m. Earlier in the day, the No-Brainer 5K fun run will be held at Rancho San Rafael Park. This event is also open to all ages. Proceeds from the Reno Zombie Crawl benefit Future Kind health and knowledge organization. Got questions? Refer to the Zombie FAQ.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Get on down to John Ascuaga’s Nugget for this Halloween Hoedown. The free party will cast a spell on the Casino Cabaret from 9 p.m. to midnight. Guests will enjoy great country music and dancing with DJ Jamie G, along with a $1,000 costume contest. The Nugget is located at 1100 Nugget Avenue in Sparks.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - The Knitting Factory in Reno is hosting this 18+ Halloween party night featuring Amplified DJ's and Eternal DJ's. Doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets are $12. Come in costume to win cash and prizes. Tickets for this show are available online.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - The Spirit Train is an evening of historic trains, beer and wine, music, and special treats for adults 21 years of age and older to help local cancer patients and their caregivers. Empowered Lives through the Cancer Journey is hosting this adults-only fundraising event at the V&T Railroad, F Street Station in Virginia City. Tickets are $55 or $100 for two and include train ride, music and refreshments. The fun starts at 6 p.m.
Friday through Wednesday, October 25 to 31 - Two of the Eldorado's nightclubs will be transformed into Halloween haunts, with cash prize costume contests, music from DJs, drink specials, and general adult Halloween fun. For this Halloween event, the party bars will BuBinga Lounge and The Blood Brothers (Brew Brothers the rest of the year). Reduced cover charge for those in costume. The Eldorado Hotel Casino is located at 345 N. Virginia Street in Reno. Call (775) 786-5700 for more information.
Thursday, October 31 - The Peppermill will be hosting a free concert with Keyser Soze in the Terrace Lounge on Halloween from 8 p.m. to midnight. In the EDGE nightclub, the 8th annual Skin & Scare, HOLLOW! party will feature $7500 in cash costume contest prizes, including $2000 each for sexiest, most creative, and scariest. The other $1500 will be for random cash prizes to favorite costumes of the night. The party starts at 10 p.m. and there is a $20 cover. Music from DJ E-Rock. The Peppermill Hotel Casino is at 2707 S. Virginia Street in Reno. For VIP reservations, call (775) 400.0217.
(Note: Information about the 2013 Halloween Freaker's Ball will be updated when it becomes available.)
Saturday, October 27 - Have a "Wicked Good Time" as Brüka continues the tradition of incredible costumes, theatrical antics, dancing, costume contests and the raffle. Doors will open at 8 p.m. On this 20 year anniversary, there will be a special prize given for best Bruka character from the past. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. You must be 21 and over to attend. This is Brüka's annual "Funraiser." Come down and play with the Freaks. For tickets, call the Bruka box office at (775) 323-3221. Hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. You can also get them at the Melting Pot World Emporium, 1047 South Virginia Street, Reno. Validated parking is available in the nearby Parking Gallery at First and Sierra Streets.
Halloween Events in the Lake Tahoe Area
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - The Annual Freaker's Ball at Lake Tahoe's Montbleu will get 21+ adults into four different venues for the price of admission - Opal Ultra Lounge, Blu Nightclub, Montbleu Convention Center, and the Haunted Zone & Party Pit. The party starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25 in advance, $30 week of the party. There will be body painting, Go Go dancers, and $10K in costume prizes. This is billed as Lake Tahoe's biggest Halloween celebration. For VIP table and bottle service, call (775) 586-2000.
Halloween Events in Las Vegas
In Las Vegas, Saturday, October 26, 2013 - If you are going to be in Las Vegas for Halloween, the Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball might be the adult party you're looking for. Billed as the the world's wildest Halloween party, it will be at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Be sure to read the Dress Code event information before deciding to attend. This looks like a wild one and not for the faint hearted or prudish.