October is finally here which means Halloween is terrifyingly close! Reno Tahoe has events lined up all month long to get you in the mood for the spooky season. Whether it’s endless parties, drink specials or costume contests that pique your interest, Reno Tahoe has you covered.
Reno’s largest haunted attraction returns for the 13th straight year. Explore the terrifying catacombs beneath Greater Nevada Field as you make your way through Slaughterhouse, or take a ride on the Terror Train, a 10-minute fright-filled ride through the stadium. The Slaughterhouse experience begins October 5 and is open each Thursday through Sunday in October, as well as October 29, 30 and 31. Looking for a less frightening experience for the kids? Experience Laughter House, new for 2018.
If you’re looking for a killer good time, Reno Zombie Prom has you covered. Dance ‘til you drop dead in your scariest zombie wear at Cargo Concert Hall in downtown Reno on Saturday, October 13. Enjoy prom photos, costume contests, crowning of the 2018 Prom King and Queen, zombie makeovers by the make-up pros at The Body Paint Factory, raffles and more!
Decipher riddles and collect clues as you run through one of America’s oldest ghost towns. REDRUN in Virginia City on Saturday, October 13 takes you through some of the most haunted buildings ever documented as you and your team work to find the “Puzzle Master” who holds the vaccine to cure humanity from the zombie outbreak. Test your brains and physical stamina at this spooky fun event.
Recently listed as one of the best Halloween events to visit by Travel + Leisure, the Reno Zombie Crawl is one of the biggest bar crawls in the world. Dress in your zombie best and join the walking dead as they take over downtown Reno on Saturday, October 20. Enjoy food and drink specials, exclusive give-a ways and no cover at all of the clubs on the crawl. The Zombie Crawl kicks off 8 p.m., but you won’t want to miss the massive Pre-Crawl Thriller Dance under the Reno Arch at 7 p.m..
Get wild at this sexy/wicked circus-themed party at the Silver Legacy Casino Resort on Friday, October 26. Wildstyle DJs will be bumping the tunes to get you in a wicked mood. Step right up and be amazed by performers, aerialists, giveaways and prize money for the best costumes.
The Freak Show is coming to LEX Nightclub inside Grand Sierra Resort on Saturday, October 27. Celebrate your inner freak by entering the Halloween costume contest for your chance to win up to $5,000 in cash and prizes. Party with resident DJ Neil Jackson who will be throwing down the beats and sounds to turn your night into a freaky good time.
Bass Camp presents DJs Bro Safari, Dirty Audio and more at Cargo Concert Hall on Saturday, October 27. Experience amazing set and stage production, decorations and give-a ways include over $5,000 in cash and prizes for best three costumes. Round up your squad for a special “Squad Prize” for groups of four or more.
Dance along with Tainted Love as they perform all of your favorite hits from the 80s at The Creeper’s Ball at Crystal Bay Casino on Saturday, October 27. Make sure you stick around for the after party in the Crown Room!