Seven Nights

Your city after dark

Thu 25

With Halloween falling on a Wednesday, you’re going to get seven nights’ worth of use out of those costumes! For the parties with the biggest hauls of cash and prizes, click here. If you’re more the sexy-[insert animal, bug, or job] costume-in-a-bag type, kick things off tonight with Afrojack at Tryst. (In Wynn, 10 p.m., If you’re tired of all the Mau5 heads on Halloween, consider going as Cazzette and slap a giant cassette tape over your face—you remember what those look like, right? The Swedish DJ/production duo headlines at Haze. (In Aria, 10:30 p.m., Circus Freak Sleepover, the flagship party for CollectiveZoo, returns for its second annual Halloween takeover of the Artisan with DJs Kaotic, Volterra, Starmada, Zack the Ripper, Topsider and BOXFED, plus an entire hotel floor of partying for those booking the special $69 room rates available with promo code “CollectiveZoo” at (9 p.m.,

Fri 26

If you’re not in the mood for the sexiest this or the scariest that, how about an ’80s bash? Bust out that crimping iron and those slouch socks and head over to Chateau. (In Paris, 10 p.m., For those folks on the west side of town—or anyone who wants to avoid the Strip as ghouls and goblins stumble in the gutters—Revolver wants you to don your best angel or devil outfit for its Heaven & Hell Demons & Debutantes Ball. (In Santa Fe Station, 8 p.m., In the opposite direction, suite up for the Royal House’s You’re Dead Prom presented by the Horror Project and Ryan Pardey, with tunes by Halloween Town and A Crowd of Small Adventures. And yes, a king and queen will be crowned. (99 Convention Center Drive, 9 p.m.,

Sat 27

The only costume you need to be wearing at Surrender tonight is a banana one. Maybe a giant champagne bottle would work, too. Expect those Dada Life show staple items and more for Haunted Dada Land; learn how to party with Dada appeal at (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., A hop, skip and a parade of pasties passing as “costumes” away, Steve Angello gets spooky at XS. For a bit more about what he’s got in store, read the interview at (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., If you’re looking for someone who’s likely to have fun splicing all kinds of Halloween-y samples into his set, check out Mix Master Mike holding it down at The Bank. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m.,

Sun 28

Can you believe it isn’t even technically Halloween yet? Head downtown to Insert Coin(s) for a Superheroes and Villains party as Osunlade, Master Kev, birthday boy Keith Evan, Sensé and DJ Evil provide the deep house tunes. (512 E. Fremont St., 9 p.m., DJ Vice will keep it going for those hopped up on fun-size candy at Lavo with a Neon Halloween party. In fact, just keep your neon duds on for Monday night—read on for why. (In the Palazzo, 11 p.m.,

Mon 29

Party Rock time! If you were at Lavo on Sunday night, your neon attire works well for Monday night at Marquee, too. Just add a bit of animal print, because LMFAO’s Redfoo is back, plus a Dirty Dutch set from Chuckie. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,

Tue 30

Speaking of LMFAO, the other half of the duo, Sky Blu, brings the Halloween edition of Who Came to Party!? to Pure. If you already have a cape and mask from Sunday, you get to wear them again for another Superheroes and Villains themed night, though you may want to really step it up this time because there’s $10,000 in cash and prizes on the line for the best costume. (In Caesars Palace, 10 p.m., The much-anticipated Major Lazer album has been postponed until February, but catch the group otherwise known as Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire perform at 1 Oak for an industry night Halloween. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m., The Goretorium ghouls are creeping across the Strip and into Hyde for a frightening Lost Angels party as the EC Twins are on guest DJ duty—maybe they’ll dress up as each other! (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.,

Wed 31

Finally, it’s actually Halloween (and Nevada Day if you care). Start off with a Zombie Apocalypse haunted alley behind Downtown Cocktail Room, The Griffin and Beauty Bar. The one-night-only scare session is $20 per adult, $15 per child and includes a free drink at Insert Coin(s) for those 21 and up. (6 p.m. to 2 a.m.) Speaking of zombies, they get a little bit country with a Cowboys vs. Zombies party at Gilley’s Saloon, including a “Thriller” dance-off and costume bull-riding contest. (In the TI, 9 p.m., There’s more undead action at LAX for a Life After Death party. Jamal Woolard of the movie Notorious channels Biggie Smalls for a tribute performance. (In Luxor, 10:30 p.m., It’s a Hip-Hop-O-Ween with DJ R.O.B., spoken-word emcee Paria B, and rap pioneer Kurtis Blow bringing it back with a live performance of “The Breaks,” plus UV go-gos, dance and costume contests. (In the Silverton’s Veil Pavilion, 9 p.m., If you’ve been dying to get a sneak peek at the long-awaited Bagatelle Beach & Supper Club, its Night of Masks public preview starts at 5 p.m. Call 701-0200 for reservations. (In the Tropicana,

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