Your Halloween Party Plans, Nick Jonas at 1 Oak

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas

Thursday, October 30

Haze fades to black this weekend following sets by GTA (Oct. 31) and Carl Cox (Nov. 1). However, we’re most intrigued by the “surprise performance” being teased for the final #HazeThursdays. Gather your industry pals for one last hurrah. (In Aria, 10:30 p.m., In relaunch news, BASSment Thursdays returns to Body English with wonky beat maestros Brillz and Snails. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, October 31

Happy Halloween, night owls! Get a spooky start at Ghostbar for Night of the Killer Costumes. DJs Presto One and Benny Black cover the ones and twos, and more than $20,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in costume contests. (In the Palms, 10 p.m., Got a beard and burly frame? Enter the Dan Bilzerian Look-Alike Contest at Marquee. The actor, poker player and Instagram celebrity will host while trance champ Dash Berlin spins the insane asylum-themed function. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., “Dance until you die” at Fremont Country Club for the Downtown Massacre. The bangin’ benefit for the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada features DJs Ultra and Shahab Zargari, and a live performance by local electro-pop outfit Boiis. (601 Fremont St., 9 p.m.) Kick it with the often-shirtless Nick Jonas at 1 Oak, where the heartthrob hosts a $20,000 sexiest costume contest. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m.,

Saturday, November 1

For the first time in its 12-year run, Fright Dome opens after Halloween for Afterlife. The haunted attraction will be converted into an 18-and-over nightclub, complete with DJs, bottle service and a $5,000 costume contest. (In Circus Circus, 7:30 p.m., The carousing continues with Dia de Los Muertos at Tacos & Tequila. Join the ladies of Fantasy for face painting and a photo booth—the “best costumed photo” wins dinner, show tickets and a room at Luxor. (In Luxor, 7 p.m., At Hakkasan, the Roots’ bandleader, Questlove, returns to the decks of Ling Ling Club while Afrojack and D-Wayne split the tables in the main room. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, November 2


Richie Hawtin

Hip-hop producer DJ Drama—whose recent work includes Childish Gambino’s STN MTN mixtape—holds court at The Bank, where you can win $10,000 for recycling your sexiest Halloween costume. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m., After past sets at EDC, Drai’s After Hours and Marquee, celebrated techno artist Richie Hawtin makes his Life debut during Underground Sundays. (In SLS, 10:30 p.m.,

Monday, November 3

You may have had too much on your party plate to catch Chuckie at Marquee on Saturday. Lucky for you, the King of Dirty Dutch returns this evening, minus the club’s festive décor. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,



Tuesday, November 4

Straighten your kneesocks for Country Club, the new industry night in Drai’s After Hours. Encouraged attire includes argyle, pleated and golf course chic. In other words, nothing you’d ever wear in the light of day. (In the Cromwell, 10 p.m.,

Wednesday, November 5

Best known for his awesome hair and remix of Ellie Goulding’s “Lights,” Bassnectar brings his NVSB (Noise Versus Beauty) tour to Brooklyn Bowl. (At the Linq, 7:30 p.m., If you’d prefer less headbanging and more head scratching, stop by the Bunkhouse for Geeks Who Drink trivia night hosted by local poetry stalwart A.J. Moyer. (124 S. 11th St., 5 p.m.

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