The Cheat Sheet: Your Halloween Itinerary


The scariest part of Halloween is committing to a party. Ease your #FOMO with our suggestions for a delightfully frightful October 31.

Gilley’s Saloon channels old Western ghost towns for its Wanted: Dead or Alive party. Swing by for drink specials, a performance by Brian Lynn Jones and a $1,500 costume contest. (In Treasure Island, 7 p.m.,

If you don’t win the video game-themed costume contest at Insert Coin(s), you can still walk away with a suite of jewelry from J. Designs and join host Dayna Roselli for tunes by Mamabear, Chuck Fader and Charlie Darker. (512 Fremont St., 8 p.m.,

Revisit the grungy New York club scene of the ’90s during the all-night Party Monster bash at Hard Hat Lounge, featuring live art and face painting. (1675 Industrial Rd., 6 p.m.,

You don’t have to trick-or-treat to get candy: Beauty Bar boasts free sweets, plus indie, new wave and electro beats during Rawkerz Horror Story. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

Bring your Jack or Sally to Artifice’s Nightmare Before Christmas-themed soiree with live art by Fox & Hound Tattoo and music by DJ Morpheus Blak. (1025 First St., Suite 100, 9 p.m.,

The Monster’s Ball at Commonwealth has a little bit of everything: spooky cocktails, live burlesque (10 p.m.) and $2,000 up for grabs in costume contests. (525 Fremont St., 7 p.m.,

Wanna get freaky? Join bearded women and “sexy scary clowns” at Foundation Room’s Freak Show Halloween. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

Compete for a $10,000 purse in the costume contest at Linq. Festivities on the promenade also include drink specials and a silent disco. (9 p.m.,

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