Halloween has really taken off as a major event celebration in Las Vegas. The whole month of October is full of activities for all ages. There are even a full assortment of things to do with your babies and toddlers. The Las Vegas Clark County Library District has over 40 events alone for ages 0 - 11. Activities include spooky movies, story reading, finger puppets and crafts. For a full list visit http://www.lvccld.org/events/index.cfm?nForm=1&nEvnttp=0&nLbr=0&sKwrd=ha.... Highlights include a Not So Scary Halloween event for those who are a little timid of the holiday, a Try Your Costume on event and Boo for Babies. Events listed begin October 15 so hurry and check on the dates and locations throughout the valley.
Activities to do with the whole family and perfect for children under 12 and are taking place all over the valley this year, all month long. Be sure to check the details at their websites for dates and times and whether costumes are welcome. These family activities are sure to be a hit with all ages.
The Springs Preserve's Haunted Harvest is a great event held on 4-acres of their huge property. This event takes place beginning on October 14, Friday - Sunday through October 31 from 5pm - 9pm. Walk through their decorated gardens, play carnival games, enjoy live entertainment, visit trick-or-treat stations throughout. For an additional charge you can ride out to their historic trail system on the Haunted Hayride. Check for dates, prices and times by visiting http://www.SpringsPreserve.org.
The Glendale Haunted Corn Maze operates the whole month of October Monday - Sunday from 10am - 5pm, and open until 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Glendale Haunted Corn Maze is in Moapa so check for specific dates and times in case they change. Visit http://www.glendalehauntedmaze.com
Nevada Wild Fest is being hosted by the Henderson Pavilion from October 12 through October 16 and features carnival games, haunted houses and live entertainment. While most of the attractions are family friendly, there are different entertainers each night so check the schedule for the best choice for your family. The haunted houses may not be suitable for children who frighten easy or children under 12. Visit www.cityofhenderson.com for specific dates and times.
For some good old fashion fall fun visit The Pumpkin Patch at Gilcrease Orchards. All month long you can try your skills at their straw maze and pick your own fall vegetables. Visit htt://www.localharvest.org/gilcrease-orchard for advice on what to bring to harvest your produce and details on their minimal entrance fees.
The weekend and night of Halloween is full of things to do with your family and kids 0 - 11. On October 29 from 10am - 10pm, Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay turns into the Haunted Reef at the Shark Reef Aquarium. Costumes for children 12 and under are welcome and are rewarded with free entry and trick-or-treat candy. The pathways leading through the exhibits will be decorated and promise a spooky but friendly experience. A blood drive will also be taking place, and all who are over 17 who donate will receive free admission. For more information and admission costs visit http://www.sharkreef.com
Calvary Church Spring Valley will be hosting Harvest Festival on October 31, from 5pm - 9pm. The event features carnival rides and costumes are welcome. For more information visit http://www.calvarychapel.com
Happy Halloween Baby is an event specifically for babies 0 - 2 on October 31, from 11am - 12pm. Dress the little ones in their costumes and join the activities geared for babies. For more information visit http://www.lvccld.org/events.
Town Square will turn into Town Scary on October 31 from 4pm - 8pm for trick-or-treating. For more information Visit http://www.mytownsquarelasvegas.com . Likewise, The District at Geen Valley Ranch will become The Ghost Walk on October 31, from 5pm - 8pm. Do your trick-or-treating and then visit the carnival taking place in the adjacent parking lot. For more information visit http://www.cityofhenderson.com. This is a great way to get your Halloween candy and do some shopping.
One of the creepiest and unique experiences to celebrate Halloween with your family is the Titanic Haunted Tour on October 30 and October 31 from 10am - 10pm at the Luxor. Experience the artifacts and the spooky tales of one of the most tragic maritime accidents that still haunts us today.
With so much to do it is hard to choose, so visit the websites and choose the best experience for your family and little ones. Keep the spirit of Halloween alive by patroning one of these events that have had so much work put into them. It is a great contribution to our community, and it's loads of fun.