It’s that time of year when all things creepy come out of hiding and onto the streets of Lake Tahoe. With the cold air and ghoulish decorations throughout the area, it’s hard not to find yourself in the Halloween spirit. Enjoy this fun holiday with frights and delights, from haunted houses and festivals to pumpkin carvings and buckets of candy. Below we’ve outlined our favorite events and activities to celebrate this spooky night in Lake Tahoe. Continue if you dare!

Experience The Halloween Celebration at the Heavenly Village

Kick-off Halloween with family fun for everyone on Monday, October 31st! The Shops at Heavenly Village is partnering with Desolation Hotel, Maggies Restaurant, Untethered, and the South Tahoe Chamber to host a free trick-or-treat event for the community. With more than 50 candy stops, the children will be eager to put on their best costumes. The winner of the best costume will take home a $1000 cash prize and plenty of great memories. Other fun activities include bounce houses, slides, zombie DJs, carnival games and prizes, a theater performance, and live music.

The event is free to the public from 3 pm-7 pm at The Shops at Heavenly Village in Lake Tahoe.

Celebrate at Freaker’s Ball at Bally’s Lake Tahoe

Get spooky at Lake Tahoe’s largest and longest-running Halloween celebration in Lake Tahoe – The Freaker’s Ball at Bally’s on Saturday, October 29th. Guests who are 21 and older can celebrate this frightening night by dressing up in their most ghoulish costumes for two parties at Bally’s Lake Tahoe Blu & Opal Nightclubs. Dance through the evening with friends as you wait to hear who won the highly anticipated $10,000 Costume Contest. Purchase your tickets and book your VIP table and bottle service.

Doors open at 9:00 PM.

Attend The Blood Ball at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

Start your Halloween weekend the right way by attending the Blood Ball at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe! This killer event is the perfect place to win cash prizes, dance the night away, and enjoy VIP bottle service. Make sure you come dressed in your scariest costume because, at the end of the night, you might just be the winner of the $15,000 costume contest.

Costume contest registration and judging begin on Saturday, October 29th from 8:00-10:00 pm in the center of the Casino floor.

Enjoy The 6th Annual Halloween Bash at The Loft

Experience The 6th Annual Halloween Bash at The Loft on Monday, October 31st. Transformed into the “Haunted Loft”, ghosts and ghouls can enjoy frightening decorations, delicious food, party favors, drinks, and music all night long. At the end of the night, the top three costumes will be announced and receive more than $1,000 in prizes. Come in your most festive mood and enjoy the excitement from 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Purchase your tickets at the door or online.

Attend The Witch’s Night Out at the Hangar Taproom

This family-friendly event is the perfect place to have a scary great time with the entire family! Bring the entire crew dressed up as witches and pick a prize from the witch’s cauldron. This frightful night offers guests the chance to purchase Boho-Fall and Halloween-themed items from multiple vendors, food trucks, raffles, a cackle contest, a DJ, and plenty of photo opportunities.

Experience The Truckee Halloween Parade

Don’t miss out on the annual Truckee Halloween Parade! On Friday, October 28th, bring the entire family out for an evening of spooky costumes, Halloween decorations, and of course, plenty of candy. As the kiddos enjoy trick-or-treating at various local businesses, the adults can take photos for the memory book. This Tahoe Halloween event is free for everyone.

Book Your Tahoe Halloween Getaway

With October in full swing, many strange things begin to go bump in the night. From family-friendly events and creepy parades to spooky parties, Halloween in Lake Tahoe scares up plenty of fun for everyone. Aside from scary events, there is plenty of fun to be had in our beautiful area, including hiking, fishing, kayaking, dining, and shopping. Once you’re ready to catch some sleep and rest in preparation for the following day’s activities, we invite you to retreat to one of our beautiful vacation rentals. At Tahoe Signature Properties, we make it our mission to find you the perfect rental to meet all of your needs. Our properties range from one-bedroom rentals to five-bedroom homes. All of our vacation rentals are equipped with beautiful furnishings, and upgraded amenities, and have access to our wonderful staff that can answer all of your questions. Please contact our team of reservation specialists to book your Halloween stay and to learn about the amazing events, activities, and attractions waiting for you in Lake Tahoe.