Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 | 4:01 p.m.
In honor of Halloween, Las Vegas Strip casinos are turning their attractions into haunted houses and offering deals to go along with them to get guests in the mood for the holiday.
'The Lion King'
“The Lion King” at Mandalay Bay is again offering a two-for-one tickets for Las Vegas locals on Halloween weekend.
The offer is available for performances on Oct 30 for the 4 p.m. performance and Oct. 31 for the 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances. Seats in the orchestra and mezzanine sections are included in the offer. Tickets are priced between $71 and $122.
Locals can purchase tickets through the Mandalay Bay box office website with the offer code “boo” or by presenting a valid Nevada ID in person at the box office.
The Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay will transform into a haunted house Oct. 30 and will offer free admission for costumed children under 12 years old.
Guests 17 and older can also receive free admission with a blood donation at the United Blood Services booth outside the Haunted Reef.
The Haunted Reef will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 30. The last admission will be at 9 p.m.
The 'Titanic' exhibit
Guests of “Titanic, The Artifact Exhibition,” at Luxor will be treated to something extra during Halloween weekend. From Oct. 29-30, Titanic scholars and excavators are giving free haunted tours and retelling the ghost stories of the Titanic at the exhibit.
Guests can hear about the "Lady in Black" who is often seen on the grand staircase crying for her famous friend Molly Brown, and see Frederick Fleet, the Titanic's look-out, watching over the promenade deck as he tries to make up for his unfortunate late sighting of the iceberg.
The extra treat is free with the price of regular admission. Adult admission is $28 and it's $21 for children. Tours run daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with the last admission at 9 p.m.