Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 | 12:33 p.m.
One Halloween standout in Las Vegas is the life-size Chocolate Skeleton that took 70 hours to create and now haunts Jean Philippe Patisserie at the Bellagio around the corner from the Observatory and Botanical Gardens’ fabulous fall display.
Here’s the Royal Robin Rundown of Halloween happenings this weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World -- it’s spook-tacular!
FRIDAY, OCT. 26
MGM Resorts presents Bitten: Embrace the Night at all of its properties for the fright-filled weekend and lasting through Oct. 31, with Haunted Reef (at the Shark Reef Aquarium) at Mandalay Bay all weekend.
Chateau Nightclub at the Paris hosts the Fifth Annual Thriller Costume Contest, a 1980s-themed party.
The Attack of the Mummy party is at Moon in the Palms.
The Bacardi “Howl-O-Ween” Bash is at Mix Lounge in the Hotel at Mandalay Bay.
The Haunted Hotel Ball is at the Bank in the Bellagio.
The $10,000 Halloween Costume Contest with guest DJ Prostyle is at Haze in Aria.
Haunted Aoki’s House featuring Steve Aoki and Deniz Koyu is at Surrender Nightclub in Steve Wynn’s Encore.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27
The outrageous and wild Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball is at the Hard Rock Hotel with Bad Boy Bill and Scooter & LaVelle.
The Maxim Halloween 2012 party hosted by Kid Rock is at Lavo in the Palazzo.
Rapper and reality TV star T-Pain presents his Laboratory party at Haze.
Reality TV star Scott Disick’s “American Psycho” Halloween Extravaganza is at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Actor George Clooney’s better half Stacy Keibler hosts a Sexy Masquerade Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Party at Hyde in the Bellagio with the ghouls from Eli Roth’s Goretorium.
“Jersey Shore” star Jenni “JWoww” Farley hosts the Halloween Weekend Bash at Chateau.
The cast of Planet Hollywood’s “Peepshow,” including Angel Porrino and Cheaza, kick off the Pink Halloween Party at Ri Ra in Mandalay Place pouring a pyramid of glasses.
The Haunted Hotel Ball is at Mandalay Bay.
The Heaven & Hell Sexiest Costume Contest with $30,000 in prizes is at Pure Nightclub in Caesars Palace.
The Pinata Party Massacre is at Ghostbar Dayclub in the Palms.
Night of the Killer Costumes 6 is at Rain in the Palms, the nightclub’s final party.
The Search for the Sexiest Vixen is at LAX in the Luxor.
The Bourbon Room at the Venetian hosts an ’80s Halloween Bash.
CollectiveZoo’s Haunt & Naughty party is at Oracle Mansion.
Haunted Dada Land with Dada Life is at Surrender.
The 19th Annual Halloween Bash is at Boulevard Theater (formally Empire Ballroom).
SUNDAY, OCT. 28
DJ Pauly D closes the season at Rehab, then hosts the Halloween costume contest party Sinners Ball at nearby Vanity in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Haunted House with sounds by Kevin Brown is at Ghostbar at the Palms.
And the Sexiest Halloween Costume Contest is at the Bank.
Have a drink with the devil, and sink your teeth into all the frightening fun. We’ll have reports and photos of the spooky and sexy soirees over the weekend. Be well warned: Once you check in, you might never check out!
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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