By John Thomason
By Benjy Caplan
By Artburst Miami
By Carlos Suarez De Jesus
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Halloween Bash Weekend: featuring "Pink Power" Halloween specials and 2-for-1 lap dances. Check out the exotic dancer costume contest. The club features 9 private "Extreme Rejuvenation" VIP rooms. Totally nude girls, full liquor bar, and full kitchen. Free from noon to 6 p.m. Fri., Oct. 26; Sat., Oct. 27; Sun., Oct. 28. Club Pink Pussycat, 3900 NW 36th St, Miami, 305-633-4000.
Halloween Children's Concert: with David Grover and the Big Bear Band. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Sat., Oct. 27, 3 p.m., $12 adults, $10 children. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, 305-284-4940.
Halloween Costume Bash: food, beverages, and spooky monster mash music. Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. The Firefly, 219 NE 20th St, Miami, 786-337-5302, www.thefirefly.info.
Halloween Haven and Haunted House: costume parade and tour, noontime story with the good witch, "not too scary" haunted house for younger children, and monster mash music by Gimme Sound DJs. Sat., Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S Flamingo Road, Fort Lauderdale, 954-473-2955, www.flamingogardens.org.
Halloween Live: rockin' with Diesel. Dancing girls, live band, and $2 Rolling Rocks. Wed., Oct. 31. Lost Weekend, 218 Española Way, Miami Beach, 305-672-1707.
Halloween on the Mile: A free, family-friendly event with candy collecting, special photo opportunities, haunted house, costume contest, scavanger hunt, and more. Wed., Oct. 31, 4 p.m. Miracle Mile, Le Jeune Road and Douglas Road, Coral Gables, 305-644-8888.
Halloween Party: with the grand opening of Anam's Cabaret. Sat., Oct. 27. Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave, Miami, 305-374-1198, www.tobacco-road.com.
Halloween Party: Get your spook on with Buzzy's Brew. Free drinks for all costumed guests. Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m., 305-609-1558. The Office, 2701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-4444, www.theofficediner.com.
Halloween Party: with Alucard, Gatoe Xango, Outereach, and more. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m. Circa28, 2826 N Miami Ave, Miami, 305-722-1858.
Halloween Show: with Capsule, Clocks Are Devils, 80:85, Run Like Hell, and more. Admission is free if you come in costume. Tue., Oct. 30, 9 p.m., $5. Churchill's, 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, 305-757-1807.
Halloween Show with the Independents: with Mr. Pink, Unit Six, Deafcayxxx, SerpenThorn, Bad Ass, Diabolic Intent, Intoxicated, Demenxia, Synapticide, Alice's Wonder, Le Fantome, and Vessel. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m. Churchill's, 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, 305-757-1807.
Halloween Spooktacular: There will be carnival games, ghost stories, haunted tours, and more. Come in costume and participate in the costume contest. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Miami Children's Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy, Miami, 305-373-5437.
Halloween Sundowner Event: an annual fundraiser with thousands of guests dressed in amazing costumes partying with free alcohol, live music, ghost tours through the haunted mansion, and more. Proceeds will be used to help maintain Vizcaya. Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $125, 305-856-4866. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, 305-250-9133.
Halloween Week Party: Wear your costume and get in free. $100 bottle specials and hourly drink specials. Oct. 25-31. Goldrush Miami, 29 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-9848.
Hallowine Party: Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Bacchus Wine Bar, 5904 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, 305-663-3368.
Harvest Fest: a free night of games, rides, food, face painting, and more. This event is designed to be a kid-friendly and a safe alternative to Halloween. Kids will enjoy playing silly games, bounce houses, carnival-styled rides, fun food, candy, and more. Everyone may dress as their favorite "hero" (no scary costumes). This year's Harvest Fest theme is "Heroes from the Bible." Some of the games and scenery will look like Bible times. Wed., Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Old Cutler Presbyterian Church, 14401 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, 305-238-8121.
The Haunted Hood: with Dik Shuttle, the JeanMarie, Ramburglar, and more. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m. PS 14, 28 NE 14th St, Miami, 305-358-3600, www.ps14.com.
Havana's Hot Halloween Night: The heat begins at dusk. Dress up in your favorite dead sexy costume for the best costume contest. Live music by the Freddy Lugo Band and special guest appearance by international DJ. Wed., Oct. 31, 7 p.m. Havana's on the Bay, 7601 E Treasure Dr, Miami Beach, 305-864-1787.
Haxan Movie Screening: Grave robbing, torture, possessed nuns, and a satanic Sabbath: Benjamin Christensen's legendary film uses a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that the witches of the middle ages suffered the same hysteria as turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients. Thu., Oct. 25, 8:30 p.m., $7. Upper Eastside Garden, 7244 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores.
Hooligan's Halloween Annual Costume Party: Ladies drink free till midnight. $1000 cash and prizes given out to the best costume. Categories for Best Monster Costume, Sexiest Costume, Most Original Costume, and Funniest Costume. Malibu and Miller Light drink specials all night. 21 and over a must. Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m. Hooligan's Pub and Oyster Bar, 9555 S Dixie Hwy, Pinecrest, 305-667-9673, www.hooliganspub.com.
Jagermeister Music Tour: featuring the Cult. Wed., Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m., $26.50. Revolution, 200 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 954-727-0950.
Jittery Halloween Jazz: Sammy Figueroa plays for the monthly jazz show. Fri., Oct. 26, 8 p.m., free. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St, North Miami, 305-893-6211.
Juliette and the Licks: Tue., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., $14.99. Culture Room, 3045 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, 954-564-1074.