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.
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Friday, October 31, 2014 - The 14th 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, or 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. It's $25 at the door. Sponsored by Wild 102.9 and the Silver Legacy.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - The Reno Zombie Crawl 2014 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.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - You are invited to join Nevada Humane Society for the inaugural Creatures Costume Fundraiser Ball, a special event presented by the Reno News and Review and hosted at Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks. Proceeds from this gala go to benefit homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society.
"Creatures Costume Fundraiser Ball is a unique event which allows people to dress as their favorite pet, nosh on hors d’ouevres, listen to great music, and join in on the Halloween fun all for a great cause," said Kimberly Wade, Senior Manager of Communications and Events for Nevada Humane Society. "We're so grateful to the RNR and Bourbon Square for putting together what is expected to be a fantastic time!"
Tickets for the Creatures Costume Fundraiser Ball are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The ticket includes samples of all edible offerings and a no-host bar. Tickets are available at Nevada Humane Society, the Reno News and Review, and Bourbon Square Casino on Victorian Square.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - The Knitting Factory in Reno is hosting this 18+ Halloween party night featuring DJ Kentot, DJ A-Kran, and DJ Mario B. Doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets are $15. Come in costume to win cash and prizes. Full bar available with ID. Tickets for this show are available online.
Saturday through Friday, October 25 to 31, 2014 - 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 Live, The Blood Brothers (Brew Brothers the rest of the year), Stadium Bar, and Cin Cin Bar & Lounge. The Eldorado Hotel Casino is located at 345 N. Virginia Street in Reno.
Call (775) 786-5700 for more information.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - Lex Nightclub inside the Grand Sierra Resort is the venue for this adult Halloween bash. A costume contest with $5,000 in cash and prizes is part of the action. Be ready to stay up late - Beetle Juice in Wonderland starts at 10 p.m. Tickets online are $30 and only $10 for the first 100 takers.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - Get on down to The Jungle for this Ghostly Masquerade. The free party will cast a spell on guests from 7 p.m. to midnight. Guests will enjoy great music along with scary good drink specials, $2 off well drinks, wines by the draft, beers on draft, $1 off cocktails, $5 pizzas. The Jungle is located at 246 West Street in Reno.
Friday and Saturday, October 31 and November 1, 2014 - There will be a different Halloween party each night in EDGE Nightspot, both starting at 10 p.m. with a $20 cover. The Friday party is REDRUM, with $4,000 in cash costume prizes. On Saturday, EDGE transforms into a freaky carnival mirroring the hit show "American Horror Story" for Freak Show, Peppermill's 8th annual Skin and Scare. Costume contest categories include sexiest, scariest, and most creative. Dancing and more prizes totaling $10,000 for the weekend will be passed out. The Peppermill Hotel Casino is at 2707 S. Virginia Street in Reno. For VIP reservations, call (775) 870-3000 or (775) 420-1352.
Halloween Events in Virginia City and at Lake Tahoe
Friday, October 31, 2014 - Nevada's 150th birthday celebration and fundraiser for Comstock Preservation District. Take the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Virginia City down to Gold Hill where artist Steven Saylor's rendition of the day it all started is unveiled at the newly renovated Gold Hill Depot. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Then catch the train back to Virginia City for the parade, shopping and Virginia City atmosphere before heading to Piper's Opera House for a meet and greet with dignitaries before the ball. Get tickets online for the whole event or for individual parts.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 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. This year's theme is "Freaky Horror Picture Show" and entails a Time Warp Dance, décor from over 80 years of horror films, a congo parade and high energy dance music. 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 $10,000 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, Friday, October 31, 2014 - 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 and event information before deciding to attend. This looks like a wild one and not for the faint of heart or prudish.