It’s haunting season in Las Vegas and the most sinister, sexiest and scariest revelers come out to play and engage in naughty behavior during the most wicked holiday of the year, Halloween. 9 Group and Palms Casino Resort host a week-long series of thrilling festivities, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 31.
Partygoers will be tempted by the legendary nightclubs and many will try their luck at more than $100,000 in cash and prizes during the main event, Night of the Killer Costumes, featuring Jersey Shore member and DJ Pauly D. Palms Casino Resort is this year’s Halloween hot spot for mixing and mingling amongst spellbinding beauties and ghostly goblins throughout various 9 Group venues.
Halloween week schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Oct. 26 – Moon Nightclub presents JROC-O-Ween in conjunction with BANG, Las Vegas’ local industry night. The party features complimentary face painting and a spine-tingling costume contest with $5,000 in cash and prizes. The haunted haven will be hosted by 9 Group’s Marketing Manager and nightlife guru, Jason “JROC” Craig. Admission starts at $20 per person, local ladies are free (includes access into Playboy Club).
Wednesday, Oct. 27 – ghostbar, the sultry and sophisticated indoor-outdoor lounge and sky deck located on the 55th floor, hosts a unique rendition of Snitch Wednesdays, featuring a special performance by Kid Sister. Resident mix-masters DJ 88 and M!KEATTACK spin on the turntables. In conjunction with 1519 Tequila which hosts an open bar from 10 – 11 p.m., $1,519 will be awarded in cash to the best Sci-Fi Disco costume. Admission starts at $25 per person, local ladies are free.
Friday, Oct. 29 – Resident headliner Z-Trip holds down the fort and showcases his genre-blurring style during the weekly party, Z-Trip’s Revolution inside the ultimate contemporary nightclub and concert venue, Rain Nightclub. Admission starts at $30 per person, local ladies are free.
Saturday, Oct. 30 – MAIN EVENT – Rain Nightclub, ghostbar, Moon Nightclub and Playboy Club host Night of the Killer Costumes.
- Rain Nightclub: Best Overall Costume – cash and prizes nearing $47,000 will be awarded to the top three funniest, scariest and most shocking costumes. Admission starts at $40.
- ghostbar: Best Undead Costume – the top three ghostly goblins and ghouls will be awarded cash and prizes totaling $11,000. Admission starts at $30.
- Moon Nightclub: Best Sci-Fi Costume – New Jersey’s favorite DJ Pauly D is celebrity guest host at Moon where the three most out-of-this-world cosmic Sci-Fi costumes will win cash and prizes, nearing $37,000. Admission starts at $40 (includes access to Playboy Club).
- Playboy Club: Sexiest Costume –the top three sexiest costumes will receive cash and prizes, totaling $9,500. Admission starts at $40 (includes access to Moon Nightclub).
Starting on Monday, Oct. 25 through Halloween (Oct. 31) Nove Italiano celebrates Sin City’s most wicked week by offering guests the HARLEMween cocktail, created exclusively for the restaurant by 9 Group Mixologist and Bartender, Jack “Sugar” O’Brien. The festive libation, $15, combines HARLEM Liqueur, pumpkin pie filling, simple syrup, apple cider and pumpkin pie spice. O’Brien garnishes the mouth-watering cocktail with a dollop of caramel-infused whipped cream. Guests are invited to enjoy the HARLEMween for only $9 during Nove’s happy hour Monday through Friday from 6 – 8 p.m.
VIP all-venue access wristbands start at $70 per person. For additional information on Halloween, visit www.thekillercostumes.com.