By Allison Mitchell By Allison Mitchell | September 21, 2023 | Calendar Culture Food & Drink Feature Events Culture Feature Features Featured Food & Drink Feature Entertainment Community Music Apple News Guides
Celebrate fall in Las Vegas with these seasonal activities.
Toast to the changing season with an Autumn Equinox cocktail at Fall at the Terrace. PHOTO COURTESY OF GREEN VALLEY RANCH
Head to Henderson to enjoy this seasonal outdoor pop-up lounge. Gather your friends in a decorated private pergola to enjoy fall-inspired appetizers and cocktails. Try a fall harvest cheese or charcuterie board, salted zucchini chips, pumpkin hummus and prosciutto-wrapped figs paired with sips like the tequila-tinged Autumn Equinox or vodka-spiked Harvest Moon. Stop by Sept. 29 and 30 for a Mean Girls-themed weekend, complete with Regina George-approved cocktails, ahead of the movie's favorite day of the year, Oct. 3. Then, return Oct. 27 and 28 to toast Día de Los Muertos with specialty food and beverage offerings. Cheers!
With three Las Vegas locations—on Rampart Boulevard, Rainbow Boulevard and Silverado Ranch Boulevard—Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch has been creating memories for Las Vegans for more than 20 years. Bring the little ones along to enjoy carnival rides, seasonal fare, pumpkin picking and more.
The fall harvest at Gilcrease Orchard kicks off Sept. 23 and invites family members of all ages to pluck the pumpkin of their choice right off the vine through Oct. 31. Sip cider, savor a caramel apple, take a hay ride or explore the on-site corn maze.
Experience an exclusive four-course dinner at Picasso to celebrate Bellagio Resort & Casino's 25th anniversary. PHOTO BY ANTHONY MAIR
Toast the fall season—and the 25th anniversary of Bellagio Resort & Casino—Oct. 13 through 15 with a culinary extravaganza to remember. Priced at $10,000 per person, this exclusive epicurean weekend kicks off Friday with a Pappy Van Winkle tasting at The Vault. On Saturday evening, join world-renowned chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina and Julian Serrano for a four-course, wine-paired dinner at Picasso that will mark the first time the culinary masterminds have come together. Finally, join Wolfgang Puck for an exclusive brunch at Spago to enjoy the chef's beloved cuisine as the Bellagio Fountains dance, live music plays and specialty cocktails are poured. For bookings, contact Bellagio's Luxury Services team at 702.693.7355 or email [email protected].
Head to Las Vegas' premier performing arts center to toast the fall season with live performances. This year's autumnal lineup includes Día de los Muertos: A Family Concert on Oct. 22, the family-friendly Sugar Skull! A Día de Muertos Musical Adventure on Oct. 25, and Michael Grimm: Putting a Spell on You on Oct. 30. Costumes are encouraged!
See Alice Cooper perform Oct. 28 at Bakkt Theater, where he'll be joined by Rob Zombie. PHOTO BY JENNY RISHER
Join the gruesome twosome for the self-proclaimed "greatest blood-show on earth" during this exclusive Halloween weekend performance. Rock out with Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper Oct. 28 at Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino for what's sure to be a hair-raising spectacle.
Zip up to the 60th floor on Oct. 28 to step into a world of glamour and mystery at Legacy Club's Masquerade Halloween Party. Located at Circa Resort & Casino, the sizzling soiree invites ticketed partygoers to enjoy an open bar, hors d'oeuvres and live music. Stop by Circa's concierge between 6PM and 8PM on Oct. 28 to pick up your complimentary unique mask to don at the party.
In an ongoing effort to support the underserved, the seventh annual Night of the Witches fundraiser benefiting Help of Southern Nevada will return Oct. 30. Sip spooky concoctions and participate in a costume contest at Downtown Summerlin’s Grape Street Cafe & Wine Bar.
Spend Halloween weekend under the mesmerizing lights at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace. PHOTO COURTESY OF TAO GROUP HOSPITALITY
Spook-tacular DJ Sets
Don your best costume and dance the night away at clubs throughout the Las Vegas Strip. Halloween weekend highlights include sets from James Hype, DJ Pauly D and Mustard at Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; Alesso, Afrojack and Steve Aoki at Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand; DJ Sourmilk, DJ CLA and Lil Jon at JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino; and Martin Garrix with Justin Mylo, Fisher and Steve Aoki at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace. Stay tuned for soon-to-be revealed talent at Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas and XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas.
Mind-bending displays await at the new Museum of Illusions. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRAND
While Las Vegas will see the arrival of countless events for Halloween, the city is home to a number of attractions and shows that embrace the season's spooky spirit year-round. Heighten your senses with a one-of-a-kind feast at Blackout Dining in the Dark; fulfill your horror movie fantasies at Escape Blair Witch; take in the immersive sights at the brand-new Museum of Illusions, AREA15 or Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum; or sit back and be entertained at Zombie Burlesque, Mystère by Cirque du Soleil, Criss Angel Mindfreak, or Shin Lim: Limitless.