In Season: Happy Hauntings

What was once an ancient Celtic celebration of the end of harvest season has now morphed into one of the most popular party nights of the year: Halloween. This year, take your venue’s Halloween celebrations to the next level by implementing some of the spooky, sultry and silly ideas from operators and suppliers.

Hot on the Halloween Scene

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will host its 2009 Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. The event has been named “One of the Top 10 Events in the World” by the Travel Channel, “One of the Earth’s Best Bashes” by Stuff Magazine, “One of Five Events to Attend Before You Die” by Maxim magazine and “The World’s Wildest Halloween Party” by Bizarre Magazine. The Las Vegas Weekly calls the Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball “The most Adult of the Adult Halloween Events in Vegas.”

What’s all the fuss? Visit or for a peek at what makes this bash such a smash.