Lake Tahoe Halloween Events for 2014
Tahoe.com Staff, 10:15am, 10/13/2012
The freaks and creeps, vamps, tramps, and glitter ponies, will all be out once again this year to celebrate the holiday known as Halloween. Here’s our favorite tricks and treats in Lake Tahoe for Halloween 2014.
South Shore Lake Tahoe Halloween
Freaker’s Ball at MontBleu
Saturday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, 55 Highway 50, Stateline, Nevada 89449
A $10,000 cash prize and a night full of surreal costume get-ups that are sure to make more than a few heads spin returns to MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa with Lake Tahoe’s legendary Halloween event, the 35th annual Freaker’s Ball.
For more than three decades MontBleu (formally Ceasar’s) has hosted the largest, weirdest Halloween costume party, long considered one of the West Coast’s favorites. Spread out over three MontBleu venues — Opal, Blu and the Convention Center — partygoers can get one admission ticket and get in on the lunacy that drives this freaky gathering of costumed misfits until the sun comes up.
Tickets ($25 advance or $30 week of party) are now on sale and can be purchased online at montbleuresort.com, ticketmaster.com or by calling (888) 829-7630.
SIN Halloween Party at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
Friday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.
Vex Nightclub, 15 Highway 50, Stateline, Nevada – (800) 786-8208 or 775-586-6705
Get ready for the annual Vex Nightclub Halloween Party! Come dressed in your funniest, scariest, most original costume for a chance to win a share of $10,000 in prizes!
It’s the largest dance party on South Shore! Featuring DJ Rockaton spinning the latest club dance hits.
Whiskey Dicks BDP Halloween Show
Friday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.
Whiskey Dicks, 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd #1a, South Lake Tahoe, California
We have the monster of all Halloween parties happening in Tahoe as well as the tour kick off for 36 CRAZYFISTS, Skinlab (20 year anniversary tour) , Armed for Apocalypse, All Hail The Yeti, Weight of the Tide, and Ol’ Goat official. This night will be legendary and Whiskey Dick’s Saloon will be the place to be in Tahoe! Tickets are only $15.
Pony and Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Forest Suites, 1 Lake Parkway, South Lake Tahoe, California – (775) 588-2953
The latest family fun event to hit Tahoe South is the 2nd Annual Pony & Pumpkin Festival. These free, fall inspired festivities will take place at the Forest Suites Resort in South Lake Tahoe.
Live music by Lake Tahoe local band Class Act and by CW & Mr. Spoons out of Carson City
Demonstrations by the Carson Valley Historical Society, Cowboy Poets, and a Native American singer
Arts and crafts – including crochet and knitting, pine cone turkeys, and pumpkin decorating for all ages
Face painting, games for prizes, and a bounce house for the little ones!
Borges Sleigh & Carriage Rides is bringing out their beautiful ponies and horses -$10 for pony rides or a family wagon ride around Van Sickle Bi-State Park . Fully costumed Pony Express riders will be handing out junior badges and spreading awareness on the work they do. Attendees can shop a variety of local vendors, from wood works to pottery. Come in your finest Western Wear – plaid, denim, boots, hats – and get into the Oktoberfest spirit.
For more information, please visit www.ponynpumpkin.com.
North Shore Lake Tahoe Halloween
The Creeper’s Ball – Tainted Love Crown Room Show
Friday, Oct.31, 9 p.m. –1 a.m.
Crystal Bay Casino, 14 State Route 28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402
It’s time for the Crystal Bay Club’s Halloween Party with Tahoe’s favorite dance party band Tainted Love. Tickets are $25. Call 775-833-6333.
Trail of Treats and Terror
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-7 p.m.
Incline Village Recreation Center, 980 Incline Way, Incline Village, Nevada
Start at the DWR Community Non-profit Center for games, treats and prizes. Walk the trail to the Recreation Center for professional photos, goblin dancing, and games. Take the forest trek to Lake Tahoe School’s dark theatre and face painting. Walk, if you dare, through the haunted woods to the Haunted Halls of SNC! The Spooky shuttle will bring you back to your cars.
We are “dying” to see you! For information please call (775) 832-1310.
Carson Creepy Film Festival
Saturday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W King Street, Carson City, Nevada
To make a film and enter the competition, register by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13. Then make your own film. The judged screening will be on Saturday, Oct. 25. Cost is $5/person admission and there will be prizes for costumes at intermission. Teams will have one week to make a film. Three required ingredients will be announced on Oct. 15th at the BAC Media Center. The general theme is “Creepy”. There are sub genres of creepy that you may choose from: Ghost, Halloween, Monster, Psychological Thriller, Sci Fi, Spiders/Insects, Vampire, Witches, Zombie. All selected genres may lean to comedy or horror. Teams should consider that the winners will be determined by the following judging criteria: Acting, Plot or Story, Technical/Effects, Use of Ingredients, Best Picture Overall. The much coveted Mummy Awards will be presented that evening. You choose: either make your own film, or come to the event and screen all of the great films that were made!