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Halloween: Haunted Happenings in the Territory

Spooky season is officially upon us, and we’ve fired up the cauldron and brewed up a list of some of the top haunted happenings and other Fall fun activities taking place in and around Las Vegas. So grab your broomstick or hop on your ghostly steed as we embark on a bewitching journey through the Las Vegas Territory.

Las Vegas Arts District

Scream’d: An Unauthorized Musical Parody

Location: Majestic Repertory Theatre 

Date: Weekends Now – November 4, added performances the week leading up to Halloween

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: $20-$50 plus tax & fee

Boo’s News: 

Part parody, part concert, all fun – Scream’d: An Unauthorized Musical Parody brings back all the 90’s nostalgia with a comedic take on the cult classic. According to a Fangoria review “…you can watch Sidney and her friends sing, dance, and die to ‘90s hits from The Backstreet Boys to Britney Spears, No Doubt, Blink 182, and more, all backed by a live band.” What are you waiting for? Take an afternoon stroll through the Arts District, grab some beers and food at the local establishments, then get ready to laugh and scream at this show!

Las Vegas Beyond the Neon

Fall Harvest

Location: Gilcrease Orchard

Date: Now – October 31, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Time: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price: Free Tuesdays & Thursdays, $5 Saturdays & Sundays

Boo’s News: Las Vegas’ favorite local spot for fresh fruits and vegetables picked right off the farm hosts its annual Fall Harvest. Admission includes fun photo backdrops & selfie stations, a hay wagon ride through the beautiful orchard trees, hay maze, corn maze, chicken coop, desert tortoise habitat, all backed by live music throughout the day. Tickets not required Tuesdays & Thursdays. Book your tickets for Saturdays & Sundays.

Halloween Movie Nights

Location: Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Date: Oct. 21-22, Oct. 28

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: $10 per vehicle for Nevada residents, $15 per vehicle for non-residents

Boo’s News: Grab your blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic for the perfect family-friendly haunted movie night under the stars! Popcorn will be available for a donation. Showings include: Scooby Doo (10/21), Hocus Pocus (10/22), and The Nightmare before Christmas (10/28). More Info

scarecrow bench with pumpkins ad field of green in the background
Halloween - spring mt ranch

Red Rock Canyon Halloween Fun

Location: Red Rock Canyon Visitors Center

Date: Varied Dates in October

Time: Varied

Price: Free

Boo’s News: The Southern Nevada Conservancy, which oversees programming among other services at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is gearing up for a month of eerie activities to celebrate Halloween. There are plenty of activities for people of all ages. Highlights include: Friday the 13th Night Hike, Bones Presentation, and a Skull Rock Hike where they’ll talk about bones, bats, and other “creepy” things you may find around Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. View the full events list.

Boulder City

Haunted Flying Saucer

Location: 31 Freak Street

Dates: Oct. 6-8, 13-14, 19-31

Time: 7-11 p.m. 

Price: $20 

Boo’s News: Longtime visitors of Las Vegas might remember the popular off-strip attraction Bonnie Springs Ranch, which used to turn into Bonnie Screams during the month of October. Sadly Bonnie Springs Ranch closed in 2019, but one of the creators of Bonnie Screams continues to haunt the area with 31 Jump Street haunted houses. This year their main hauntraction, Haunted Flying Saucer, takes over 411 Nevada Way in Boulder City, in a building conveniently located next to one of the city’s photo ops.

More Info/Tix

Boulder City Halloween Express

Location: Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City

Dates: Oct. 13-15, 20-22, & 27-29

Times: 5:30 & 7 p.m. 

Price: $35-50 for adults, $25-45 for children

Boo’s News: This family-friendly event includes a train ride to the museum’s railyard where you’ll disembark for a Monster Mash dance party with games, refreshments, and a costume contest, before returning back to the station. Event is a fundraiser for Friends of the Southern Railway who support the museum in its preservation and education missions. More Info/Tix

Outside shot of the entry of the flying saucer
3 people dressed for halloween

Nightmare at the Museum

Location: Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum

Dates: Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-29

Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Price: $20 

Boo’s News: Visiting this exhibit is a no-brainer. With “Monster” literally in the museum’s name, and its owner/curator being a 20+ year veteran in the special makeup effects industry, you know you’re bound to get your scream on – even in broad daylight. Now imagine exploring all of those creepy effects and scary monsters in the darkness of the night… okay, well he’ll give you a flashlight. More Info/Tix

Mesquite

MPD’s 17th Annual Trunk or Treat - Spooktacular Circus

Location: Casablanca Parking Garage

Date: October 21, 2023

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Price: FREE

Boo’s News: Mesquite Police Department provides its annual safe trick-or-treating experience. Several local businesses and organizations are expected to deck out their trunks to win the glory of “Most Festive” or “Spookiest” awards. Kids of all ages are welcome to don their costumes and roam from trunk to trunk in search of monstrous halloween treasure (aka, Candy!)! More Info

Shreeek-Reeka Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular

​​Location: Eureka Casino Resort

Date: October 26, 2023

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Price: FREE

Boo’s News: This free family-friendly event features a haunted house, trick-or-treat stations, carnival games, and of course, costumes are encouraged! More Info/Tix

Moapa Valley

Moapa Valley Corn Maze

Location: Lewis Ranch Road, Moapa, NV

Date: Now – Oct. 30

Time: Varies See Schedule

Price: General Admission is $12 per person. Children 4 and under are free. Some attractions and concessions may cost extra.

Boo’s News: Moapa Valley Corn Maze is THE quintessential Fall activity in the Las Vegas area. This is the local’s favorite hot spot to get out of the city of neon lights and get a peek at rural farm life with corn mazes (day, night, and haunted), pig races, petting zoo, concessions (including funnel cakes, apple pie fries, and caramel apple slices), hay rides, and plenty more fall fun!  View full pricing list and activities.

Goodsprings

Annual Halloween Party

Location: Pioneer Saloon

Date: Oct. 28

Time: 6-10 p.m.

Price: Free entry, food & drinks available for purchase.

Boo’s News: Clark County’s oldest bar, already known as a haunted hot-spot to whet your whistle, is hosting its Annual Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28. This year’s theme is the 70’s. So don your best 70’s-era costume and head on down to enjoy live music, a costume contest, and food and drink specials. We recommend trying The Ghost Burger. More info.

ariel shot of the moapa corn maze
Haloween Goodsprings

Laughlin

Halloween Weekend BBQ and Boo-ze

Location: Tropicana Laughlin

Date: October 28, 2023

Time: 2 p.m.

Price: FREE

Boo’s News: Tropicana Laughlin invites you and the whole family to kick-off the Hallo-Weekend with melt-off-the-bone BBQ, Cold Drinks, and dance to spine-tingling music from Dr. Rock all day long. Don’t forget your costume – there will be a contest at 6 p.m. More Info

From hair-raising haunts to heartwarming family outings, Halloween in the Las Vegas Territory offers something for everyone to embrace the spirit of the season. There’s plenty more to enjoy in southern Nevada. Ready to plan your trip? We’ve got plenty of resources for you!

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