Hot Spots: Halloween edition!

What would you wear for $100K? When the Palms gives away cash, the costumes get serious. Exhibit A: This look from Night of the Killer Costumes in 2010.
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Night of the Creeps at McFadden’s Rock out at the Rio Saloon Friday night, as they present a Halloween party with live entertainment and a $500 costume contest. Be sure to get your social media on before you go, as all attendees who follow McFadden’s on Twitter or “like” the venue on Facebook receive a complimentary open bar from 8 to 10 p.m. October 28, 8 p.m., free entry.

Ri Ra at Mandalay Place throws an MJ-themed bash on Saturday night.

Halloween celebration at Paymon’s In search of some off-Strip Halloween fun? Paymon’s Hookah Lounge on West Sahara offers two nights of drink specials, Halloween hookah flavors and music courtesy of DJ Albert Gruve. Costume contests complete both of the festive nights. October 28-29, 7 p.m., free entry.

Michael Jackson “Thriller” Party at Ri Ra Head to Mandalay Place Saturday for a “killer, diller, chiller, thriller” night. The music of the King of Pop will be featured, along with an MJ dance contest, $4 Newcastle pints and zombie shots and live music courtesy of The Bronx Boys. October 29, 9 p.m., free entry.

Mid-Century London Halloween Party at Artifice Break out your best Victorian wear and head to the Arts District for a night of live music and free drinks (from 9 p.m. to midnight while supplies last). Hussle Club takes the stage, with sounds also supplied by DJs Brandy Vinyl, Slade and Morpheus Blak. A costume contest (mid-century wear not necessary) completes the event. October 29, 9 p.m., $13.

The 2010 Fetish & Fantasy Ball at the Hard Rock Hotel on Oct. 30, 2010.

The 2010 Fetish & Fantasy Ball at the Hard Rock Hotel on Oct. 30, 2010.

Fetish & Fantasy Ball at the South Point The Travel Channel named the party one of the top 10 events to attend in the world, and this year it moves to the South Point, where there’s nearly twice the space to fill with adult entertainment (last year’s installment included a bondage stage). October 29, doors at 9:30 p.m., $88.

Heidi Klum’s Halloween Party at Tao Project Runway taught us that the German supermodel knows a thing or two about fashion, and Halloween is no exception. Klum has wowed for more than a decade with intricate costumes (including Betty Boop and Lady Godiva). This year, she brings her annual Halloween party to Tao, with DJ ?uestlove supplying the sounds. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $50 men, $30 women.

Night of the Killer Costumes 5 at The Palms Halloween means two things: scantily-clad ladies and epic costume contests. Find both at the Palms Saturday night, as the hotel gives away $100,000 in cash and prizes to costume contest winners at Rain, Ghostbar, Moon and Playboy Club. DJ Pauly D spins at Rain, with resident Zen Freeman opening. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $34-$45, $79 for access to all venues.

Tiesto at The Joint The Dutch DJ recently canceled his December date at the Joint, which means Saturday marks the closing night of his yearlong residency at the Hard Rock Hotel venue. October 29, 10 p.m., $76.

Tiesto wraps up his residency at the Joint on Saturday night.

Tiesto wraps up his residency at the Joint on Saturday night.

Blood Orange Masquerade Ball at Chateau Paul Oakenfold brings his “We Are Planet Perfecto” tour to the Paris nightspot for his first performance on the Strip in over three years. Scott Disick of Keeping Up With the Kardashians fame hosts, and a costume contest (with a $10K grand prize) completes the festive fête. October 29, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.

Angels & Devils Party at Tryst Saints and sinners collide at this costume party. Fittingly, Angel Porrino of Holly’s World and Absinthe hosts. October 29, doors at 10:30 p.m., $50 men, $20 women.

Marilyn Manson at The Bank Halloween is pretty much synonymous with Manson—the rock musician’s band was even initially called Marilyn Manson & The Spooky Kids. He hosts the Bellagio nightclub Saturday night, with resident DJ Karma in the booth. October 29, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40.

Sinner’s Ball at Vanity The Hard Rock Hotel nightspot presents a Halloween installment of its SIN on Sunday industry night. The club is set to award $50K in cash and prizes in a lineup of costume contests, including: sexiest, best celebrity impersonator, scariest, most creative, WTF and best group costume. October 30, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.

Angel Porrino of <em>Absinthe</em> hosts Tryst on Saturday night.

Angel Porrino of Absinthe hosts Tryst on Saturday night.

Devil’s Night Ball at Crown The Rio nightclub opens its doors Sunday for a devil-themed Halloween bash. Bottle specials are available, and ladies drink free champagne until midnight. Iconic adult film star (and AVN Hall of Famer) Ron Jeremy hosts. October 30, doors at 10:30 p.m., $20, $10 for ladies in costume.

Boneyard at Krave Party it up with TJ Kelly of The A List: New York as he hosts the Strip-side gay club’s 18+ Halloween extravaganza. Score some cold, hard cash money by participating in the sexiest costume contest, or wait for the $2,500 cash balloon drop. Manning the DJ booth for the night is resident DJ Silence. October 28, doors at 10:30 p.m., $20.

Dos Equis’ Halloween Masquerade Ball at Gold Digger’s In their “Most Interesting Man in the World” tradition, Dos Equis presents an outside-the-box Halloween party following the Weekly-sponsored Halloween Parade. Peruse a collection of Burning Man art installations, sip on Dos Equis samples and enjoy live music from local bands. October 31, 8 p.m., $20 men, $10 women.

Lil Jon at Surrender The hip-hop artist and DJ raised big bucks for charity while appearing on the fourth season of The Celebrity Apprentice. On Halloween night, he’ll help give away big money as he hosts the Encore nightspot’s $25K costume contest. October 31, doors at 10 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.


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