The top 2016 Halloween Events and Attraction in Las Vegas
It’s that time of year again, and Las Vegas does Halloween better than almost any other city in the country. If you’re looking for something to do this Halloween, check out the numerous events and haunted attractions throughout the city.
HallOVeen at Opportunity Village
Opportunity Village is hosting its annual HallOVeen extravaganza at their Magical Forest. This year’s HallOVeen event will feature the Forest Express Ghost Train, Monstrous Mini-Golf, rides, entertainment, crafts, and loads of candy and tasty treats.
Funds raised from the event go to help Opportunity Village, a local non-profit organization that helps the developmentally disabled.
HallOVeen starts Oct. 14 and will be open nightly throughout the month of October. HallOveen hours are 5:30 – 10 p.m. nightly. General admission pricing is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. Opportunity Village is located at 6300 W. Oakey Blvd.
The Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve
Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve is an annual family-friendly event at Springs Preserve. The event features ghost stories, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo, crafts, family bingo, live entertainment, and a whole lot of spooky fun.
The Haunted Harvest invades the Springs Preserve Oct. 14 – 16, 21 – 23 and Oct. 28 – 30 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is $8. Children age 2 and under get in for free. For an additional $3 for members and $5 for non-members, guests can take a “haunted” train ride.
Halloween in Vegas For the Older Kids & Teenagers
We didn’t forget about the families with older kids. For those with teenagers, check out the scarier side of Las Vegas Halloween with the following events and attractions.
Fright Dome at Circus Circus
Over the years, Fright Dome, located on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip inside the Adventuredome at Circus Circus, has become a can’t miss Halloween event for those that like the more frightening aspects of this time of year.
Created from the mind of hauntrepreneur Jason Egan, Fright Dome at Circus Circus has been horrifying the city since 2003. Fright Dome has been named one of the best haunted houses in the nation by USA TODAY’s “10Best for 2015” and is recognized as one of the nation’s most extreme haunted attractions by the Travel Channel.
Fright Dome will feature 250,000 “scare” feet of fear, six new haunted houses, four all-new scare zones, live shows and much more.
Spread throughout five acres, this haunted theme park features dark, fog-filled attractions complete with ghoulish and gore-clad professional actors. DO not take younger children to this attractions, it is NOT appropriate for children under 12.
All of the Adventuredome rides are included and ridden in the dark. Fright Dome runs Oct. 1 – 31 from 7 p.m. – midnight. Tickets are $36.95 – $99.95.
Bonnie Screams at Bonnie Springs
Located in Red Rock Canyon, The frontier-inspired Bonnie Springs motel and ranch is converted into a haunted house, clown circus, and zombie paintball shooting range. This journey is not for the faint of heart, as each victim will descend through three new, forbidding haunts that wind throughout the darkened town.
Tickets for this one of a kind event are available for $20. There is no age restriction for the event, but Bonnie Springs highly recommends that no child under the age of thirteen go to the event. Bonnie Screams is located at 16395 Bonnie Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89124. Bonnie Springs can be reached at (702) 875-4191.
The Hotel Fear and the Asylum at the Meadows Mall
The Hotel Fear and the Asylum is one of the scariest haunted houses in Las Vegas.
Award winning Independent filmmaker Joe Luan actually used the ASYLUM & HOTEL FEAR as the sets and location of his latest thriller RUST. As Joe stated,” The scenes and props in these haunted houses are Hollywood quality. I couldn’t have created better sets myself!” Joe wrote the script to take advantage of the haunts. “The haunts are almost a character in my film!”
Admission is $15 for Hotel Fear and $15 for the Asylum. Both tickets can be purchased for $25, that will get you into both Haunted Houses.
They are open Sept. 30; Oct. 1; Oct. 6,7,8,9; 13,14,15,16; 20,21,22,23; 27,28,29,30,31. The Hotel Fear and the Asylum is located in the parking lot of the Meadows Mall at 4300 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV 89107
Visit one of the nearby Ghost Towns
This is the perfect time of year to visit one of the many ghost towns near Las Vegas. From Eldorado Canyon in Nelson, Nevada to the infamous Outlaw town of Pioche, we have some of the best Ghost Towns and old mining camps in the world.