Without a doubt, Las Vegas is one of the best places to be around Halloween. From the wild parties to haunted hotspots, it’s Sin City in all its glory, or should we say gory. It’s also a city full of killer creative cocktails. Check out 8 eerie Halloween-themed drinks to indulge in this October in Vegas.
Black Magic Margarita at Hangover Bar
All eyes are on the Black Magic Margarita, served at Hangover Bar at Madame Tussaud. The kooky concoctions available until Oct. 31, is made with tequila, triple sec and sweet-and-sour mix with a sugar or salt rim and finished with a candy googly eye.
Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3377 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, madametussauds.com, @TussaudsVegas
Green Goblin at STK Steakhouse
Boil, boil cocktails and trouble! For Halloween, STK has brought back its mean Green Goblin cocktail. The neon nightmare-inducing Elixir is made with vodka, fresh lime juice and fresh muddled jalapeno and basil.
The Cosmopolitan, 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, stksteakhouse.com, @eatstk
The Ghostly Encounter at Alibi Ultra Lounge
Make no bones about it. The Ghostly Encounter cocktail at Alibi Ultra Lounge is just as delicious as it dark. The Halloween-themed drink is made with creme de cassis, vodka, pomegranate juice, orange bitters and blackberries with a black sugar rim, available through Oct. 31.
ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, aria.mgmresorts.com, @alibiloungelv
Vampire’s Blood at Greene St. Kitchen
Nurse your thirst for blood (or booze) at Greene St. Kitchen. Created by master intoxicologist Eric Hobbie, the Vampire’s Blood cocktail is made with Bacardi Superior, orgeat, lime, solerno, float of hibiscus-infused El Silencio Mezcal and garnished with a glittered dehydrated pineapple flower.
The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, greenestkitchen.com, @greenestkitchen
Once Bitten at Cabo Wabo Cantina
Don’t be shy and head to Cabo Wabo in the Miracle Mile Shops to try out their Once Bitten cocktail served in a skull-shaped souvenir glass. The sweet treat is made with Bacardi Anejo Cuatro, St. Germain, ginger beer and lime juice, swirled with blood-orange puree.
Hollywood & Highland Center, 3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, cabowabocantina.com, @cabowabolv
RedRum at Prime Rib Loft
All work, no play makes for dull drinkers! So at Prime Rib Loft, blow off some steam with the Red Rum.“The Shining”-inspired cocktail, available Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, is a murderous mix of Barcadi O, Cointreau, pineapple juice and a splash of raspberry puree.
Orleans Casino 4500. W. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, orleanscasino.com, @primeribloft
Blood Moon from Clique Bar & Lounge
The Blood Moon cocktail from Clique Bar & Lounge will leave you howling for more. The freaky and festive fall drink is made with Glenmorangie Original, cherry herring, Aperol and garnished with dehydrated blood oranges.
The Cosmopolitan, 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, cliquelv.com, @thecliquelv
Spooky Smoked Old Fashioned at Red Square
Red Square is Lenin-era Soviet-themed gourmet room featuring an ice-covered bar and private vodka room. This season, sip the Spooky Smoked Old-Fashion made with Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Tipplemans Barrel-Smoked Maple Syrup, angostura and orange bitters and garnished with an orange twist and a Luxardo maraschino cherry.
Mandalay Bay Resort Casino, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, mandalaybay.mgmresorts.com, @redsquarelv
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