Just a few parties to consider..
Night of the Killer Costumes
When: Oct. 31
Where: The Palms
Halloween in Las Vegas is a time when Sin City's most sinister tempters and temptresses come out to play, and N9NE Group and Palms Casino Resort are captivating partygoers this year with the largest costume contest ever and more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.
Best Overall Costume: Cash and prizes nearing $38,000 will be awarded to the top three funniest, scariest and most shocking costumes. Admission is $30 (free for local women).
Best Ghoul Costume: The top three ghostly goblins and ghouls will be awarded cash and prizes totaling approximately $8,000. Admission is $25 (free for local women).
Best Sci-Fi Costume: The three most out-of-this-world cosmic Sci-Fi costumes will win cash and prizes totaling approximately $13,000. Admission is $40 (free for local women).
Best Playboy Inspired Costume: Whether conventional or contemporary, the top three sexy chic Playboy-themed costumes will share cash and prizes totaling approximately $43,000. Admission is $40 (free for local women).
Zombie Party at Frankie's Tiki RoomWhen: Oct. 31
Where: 1712 West Charleston Blvd.
More info: (702) 385-3110
Frankie's Tiki Room will host a Halloween zombie party and encourages partygoers to dress in their most killer zombie costumes on Halloween night. All guests who wear a zombie costume will receive a complimentary Zombie cocktail, a lethal combination of rums and juice, garnished with a pineapple wedge. In addition, they will be given a DVD selected from a wide variety of zombie-themed films, including "Revolt of the Zombies" (1936), "King of the Zombies" (1941), "Zombie Nation" (2004) and "Zombie Town" (2007).
Veuve Clicquot's Yelloween at TAO hosted by "Twilight" stars Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz When: 10 p.m., Oct. 31
Where: TAO, The Venetian
Cost: $40 men, $20 women (local women admitted free)
More info/table reservations: (702) 388-8588
Actors Ashley Green and Kellan Lutz from "Twilight" will host Yelloween on Halloween at TAO.
'80s metal rockers Steel Panther host Hell-O-Ween inside Access Showroom with doors at 10 p.m. Guests in costume can enjoy specialty drinks "Angel with Wings" and "Fire Pit of Hell" and participate in the "sexy sinner" and "most unique" costume contests. There will also be $2 Bud Light on draft and $5 Red Bull drinks. Guests must be 21 years and older.
12th annual Nightmare on 54th Street
When: Oct. 27-31
Where: Studio 54, MGM Grand
Admission: Varies The week will come to an electrifying end with the celebration of HollyWeen in honor of the mistress of ceremonies, Holly Madison. The blonde bombshell will join the Studio 54 seductresses in an especially taunting performance. The Playboy princess will have her pick of the finest costumes of the night as the host of the legendary costume competition. Madison will give the top critique on all of Sin City's naughtiest ensembles and spread the wealth with $10,000 in cash prizes.
4th annual Fetish & Fantasy Halloween BallWhen: Oct. 31
Where: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road
Tickets: $82.50 general admission, $46.20 late night admission. VIP tickets, Super VIP skybox and table and bottle service also available.
More info: halloweenball.com
The annual ball will feature erotic stage performances, fire performers, laser and light shows, world class DJs, vendors, two huge dance floors, stilt walkers, freaks, monsters and surprises around every corner. Costumes are absolutely required. Performers include DJs Donald Clude and Scooter & LaVelle and Girls in Rubber, Men of Playgirl. Perish, Chain Goddes and Freaky Stilts.