By Ciara LaVelle
By Jose D. Duran
By Kat Bein
By Juan Barquin
By Ciara LaVelle
By George Martinez
By Kat Bein
By Ciara LaVelle
Halloween is that rare celebration that can be equally exciting for adults and kids. We think it's because of the costumes, which are fun for everyone. And then there are the treats, which only get better as you age. If you think the sugar rush from candy corn is a blast when you're 10 years old, just wait till you get trashed on appletinis as an grownup! Don't get us started on the tricks — there will be lots of those strolling around Coconut Grove and South Beach tonight. Thankfully there are plenty of Halloween happenings to enjoy, regardless of your age.
If you want to get dressed up and hit the town with the fam, head out to Coral Gables for the tenth annual Halloween on the Mile. The event offers a safe place for trick-or-treating, as well as a costume contest, a scavenger hunt, and lots of ghoulish photo opportunities. It takes place along Miracle Mile this afternoon from 4:00 to 7:00, and the haunted house will be open from 5:00 to 9:00. Visit www.shopcoralgables.com for details.
For a dose of things that go bump in the night, venture out on Arch Creek's Ghost Tour. Meet at the Arch Creek Museum (1855 NE 135th St., North Miami) at 7:30 p.m., and a tour guide will introduce you to the spooky and mysterious history of the park and its paranormal reputation. Admission is three bucks, and reservations are required. Call 305-944-6111.
If you like your costumes with an anime influence, head straight to Sushi Samba (600 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach) for its Harajuku Spooktacular festivities. The restaurant's usual Cosplay Tuesday party will spill over into today, and there'll be special Halloween-theme cocktails to celebrate the occasion. Jack O'tinis for everyone! Call 305-673-5337, or visit www.sushisamba.com.
At Circa28 (2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami), the cool kids will be breakin' it down at the Haunted MeZuhneen, a costume party/concert where Alucard, Gatoe Xango, and Outereach will perform. Admission is free. Visit www.myspace.com/blissfulfrequencies.
Oh, and if your kids come home with more treats than you can stuff in a piñata, take them to the office of Dr. Howard J. Hoffman (21110 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura). Donate your extra candy the day after Halloween between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m., and the good doctor will pay you a dollar per pound. All the candy is going to be shipped to our Halloween-deprived troops overseas, and you'll score a sweet glowing toothbrush in return.
Check out these other fun happenings, which are also searchable in our Clubs database:
Abusement Parks Halloween Freak Fest: full bar. Best vampire and zombie contest at midnight. Win cash and prizes including Genitorturers tickets in the spanking contest at 2 a.m. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m., $7-$20. Club Xit, 219 N 21st Ave, Hollywood, 954-925-5801.
Alexis y Fido Live Performance: This will be the duo's first Miami performance in more than a year. Sun., Oct. 28, 10 p.m., $25 presale, www.wantickets.com. Club Rendezvous, 6685 Eagle Nest Ln, Miami Lakes, 305-822-7999.
Art of Sole: hosted by DJ Keen One. Artwork by Ron English, Mike Giant, Francesco LoCastro, AS1, R. Grimes, and more. Sat., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Octopus Building, 169 NW 36th Street (in the Wynwood Art District), Miami, 305-720-6622.
Artist Full Moon Party: musicians, poets, singers, dancers, painters, freaks, and everyone else is invited to express themselves at this event. Bring drums and instruments for the drum circle and jam with the host bands Oski Foundation and Inside Eye. Spiritual readers and witches outside in the full moon vendor's village. Upstairs in the cabaret Miami blues legend Albert Castiglia plays. E-mail Info@TRFullMoonParty.com for more info. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m., $5 after 9 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave, Miami, 305-374-1198, www.tobacco-road.com.
Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club Halloween Extravaganza: with the Dixieland Hot Five. Complimentary admission with costume. Wed., Oct. 31. Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club, 6701 Collins Ave (in the Deauville Beach Resort), Miami Beach, 305-865-5775, www.arturosandovaljazzclub.com.
Barnacle Under Spooky Moonlight: monthly outdoor concert series, featuring Outta d'Blues. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic food. Fri., Oct. 26, 6 p.m., $5. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove.
Bartender's Monster Mash: The ultimate service industry night. There will be a $300 best costume contest (service industry only) and $200 manager's special contest. Tue., Oct. 30, 9 p.m. The Office, 2701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-4444, www.theofficediner.com.
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals: Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $40-$50. Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St, Miami, 305-374-2444.
Big Wig Cirque de Casino Costume Ball & Silent Auction: open bar, live cirque-style entertainment, dancing, cirque cuisine h'ors douvres, DJ, casino tables, raffle prizes, and more. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $95, 866-468-7630. Wherehouse 2016, 2016 NE 155th St, North Miami Beach, 305-956-9282.
Boooogie by the Beach: games, rides, music, and a one-of-a-kind haunted house experience. Fri., Oct. 26, 7-10 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m. Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, 18070 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, 305-792-1706.
The Catalina's Halloween Bash: live entertainment and costume contest. Ladies get in free 7 p.m.-midnight. Wed., Oct. 31, 7 p.m. The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, 1732 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-674-1160.
Circa39 Hotel Halloween Costume Ball: Miami Beach is invited to hang out at the Playbar 39 haunt at 3900 Collins Ave on Sun., Oct. 28, from 6 p.m. for an early evening Halloween costume ball. Circa 39 Hotel will kick the evening off with the weekly Diva Dance Party featuring South Beach premier drag queens Tiffany 'Fantasia' Phillips and Ebonee Excell giving their usual high energy performances. Drink specials will abound, snacks and parking are free, and the party goes until midnight. Best costume wins a free night at the hotel. Sun., Oct. 28, 6 p.m., 305-503-1492, www.circa39.com. Circa39 Hotel, 3900 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-538-4900.
CocoWalk Halloween Bash: live DJ and adult costume contest. Salsa singer Carlos Manuel. Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove, 305-444-0777.
CocoWalk Kids' Halloween: CocoWalk invites all the local Coconut Grove Elementary School children to wear their Halloween costumes and trick or treat at participating stores and be part of the Kidz Pumpkin Party pumpkin carving and decorating. Judges will choose a winner for the best costume from each school. Winners will receive a goodie bag from CocoWalk and a gift card good at Gap, AMC, or FYE. Wed., Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove, 305-444-0777.
Cosplay Halloween Event: A contraction of the words costume and play, cosplay has reached iconic status in Japanese subculture where trendsetters dress as characters from magna, anime, tokusatsu, video games, and movies. Wednesday night will feature a costume contest. Tue., Oct. 30, 11 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 31, 11 p.m. Sushi Samba, 600 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-673-5337, www.sushisamba.com.
Creature Feature Halloween Party: closing night party for Wendy Doscher- Smith's "Creature Feature: Unexpectedly Eerie Images" photography exhibition, including an outrageous zombie fashion show featuring the designs of Adrienne Ruffin, set to a Dance Planet X live showcase starring Monserrattz, with a fashion show video and soundtrack by DJ Maximus 3000. Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m., free. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach, 305-673-4567, www.mbcinema.com.
Electric Crush: alternative rock band. Tue., Oct. 30, 11 p.m. Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-673-9372.
The Enchanted Forest: The staff will be in fairy tale costumes and the entire restaurant will be decorated as an enchanted forest. The entertainment will include performers, fire shows, aerial show, and DJs spinning international rhythms. Fire dancers and performers will be circulating throughout the entire venue and outdoor patio providing diners with additional diversions. Wed., Oct. 31. Touch, 910 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-532-8003, www.touchrestaurant.com.
Fall Fest with Sin Harvest: with Paris is Burning, Shishcumba, River Bottom Nightmare, and more. Sat., Oct. 27, 5 p.m., $10. Studio A, 60 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-7625, www.studioamiami.com.
Fall Out Boy: Wed., Oct. 31, 7 p.m., $43. Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-673-7300.
Family Fall Festival: Enjoy rides, games, and costume contests. Refreshments will be served while supplies last. Gospel singing groups and a live simulcast by 99 Jamz. Wed., Oct. 31, 6-10 p.m., $2. Dolphin Stadium, 2267 Dan Marino Blvd, Miami Gardens, 305-623-6100, www.dolphinsstadium.com/.
Fetish Factory Halloween Fetish Ball: Fetish Factory promises high-production sound, lights, DJs and VJs, and on-stage entertainment featuring some of the hottest models and fetish performers in the business. This is a strict fetish dress code event, but it's also the one time of the year that Fetish Factory makes the exception to allow Halloween costumes. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door, 954-563-5777, www.fetishfactory.com. Revolution, 200 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 954-727-0950.
The Fifth Saints and Sinners Party: Halloween party and costume contest. Open bar from 10-11 p.m. Music by DJs Miguel G, Cardi, and S.Gee. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m., 305-401-5000. The Fifth, 1045 5th St, Miami Beach, 305-538-9898.
Fitzroy: roots reggae rock. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave, Miami, 305-374-1198, www.tobacco-road.com.
Genitorturers: with Bella Morte. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m., $16.50 advance, $25 door. Studio A, 60 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-7625, www.studioamiami.com.
Ghosts of Miami City Cemetery Night Walking Tour: Celebrate Dr. Paul George's birthday and get into the spirit of Halloween with the Historical Museum on this haunted history tour. Lurk among the tombstones of this historic graveyard to hear stories about the mysterious deaths of the inhabitants. Visit the final resting places of early settlers, Miami's first mayor, the Burdine family, and Julia Tuttle. Wear your costume if you like. Bring your flashlight! Park inside the cemetery front gate at 1800 NE 2 Ave. Fri., Oct. 26, 8-10 p.m., HMSF members $20, Non-members $25. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St, Miami, 305-375-1492.
Gryphon Party: music by Ivano Bellini and Charlie Solana. Fri., Oct. 26, 10 p.m. Gryphon Nightclub, 5711 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale, 954-581-5454.
Gryphon presents a Vicious Halloween: featuring DJ Johnny Vicious and also introducing the launch of Volta energy vodka with complimentary Volta cocktails until midnight. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. Gryphon Nightclub, 5711 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale, 954-581-5454.
Halloween Bash: Guests will be treated to a night of wicked brews, tasty tidbits, a live DJ, and light show for non-stop dancing. A costume contest with outstanding prizes rounds out the evening, so come dressed in your best. Sat., Oct. 27, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Fairchild Member $85; Non-member $100; VIP $150. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Pinecrest, 305-667-1651.
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.
Jus Ske: with Yungen, Lil Blaze, Erok, and Shawn Rudnik. Mon., Oct. 29, 11 p.m. Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-2667.
Meat Katie: Sat., Oct. 27, 11 p.m. The Laundry Bar, 721 N Lincoln Ln, Miami Beach, 305-531-7700.
MetroBoo!: A Halloween event at the zoo for kids ages 12 and younger. Featuring costume contests, prizes, and safe and fun trick-or-treating. Sat., Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St, Perrine, 305-251-0400.
M.I.A.: with the Cool Kids. Mon., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., $27. Studio A, 60 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-7625, www.studioamiami.com.
Miami Beach Ghost Tour: walking tour of Miami Beach's haunted past. Fri., Oct. 26, 6 & 8 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 27, 6 & 8 p.m., $20. Clay Hotel, 1438 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-534-2988.
Miami Monster Bash: with Buddha Gonzalez, George Clinton, Raw B Jae, ArtOfficial, and more. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m., $18. Studio A, 60 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-7625, www.studioamiami.com.
Miami Velvet Erotic Masquerade: For the seventh year, Miami Velvet will be transformed into the ultra-erotic ghoulish nightmare that is the Erotic Masquerade. Fact and fiction merge in an ambiance of ultimate delight and erotic gore. Cash and prizes for the best costume. Reserve your entry at www.miamivelvet.com. Miami velvet is a private BYOB club. Membership required. Saturdays no unescorted gentleman. Sat., Nov. 3. Miami Velvet, 3901 NW 77th Ave, Doral, 305-406-1604, www.miamivelvelvet.com.
Modelween: One Model Place and Vicious magazine in association with The Fifth presents "Theatre of the Vampires." Suggested Halloween attire. Costume contest at midnight. Music by DJ Nikolas and C. Lopez. Guestlist firstname.lastname@example.org. Valid until midnight and $20 afterwards. Sat., Oct. 27, 11 p.m. The Fifth, 1045 5th St, Miami Beach, 305-538-9898.
Monster Mash Bash: A safe Halloween event, where all the little monsters can party without the tricks, just the treats. Activities include: haunted house, inflatables, pumpkin patch, arts & crafts, games, and more. Wed., Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. Gwen Margolis Amphitheatre, 16501 NE 16th Ave, North Miami, 305-948-2957.
Monster Splash Nighttime Bash: Halloween-theme animal shows, Pirates of Shark Island skeletons, and a haunted house. Candy stations and other cool surprises will be set up around the park for trick-or-treaters in costume. The night shows will feature cadaverous creatures performing at Flipper's Thrills and Chills Show, follow the yellow brick road to The Wizard of Oz Sea Lion Show, and see buccaneers put up a fight at Pirates of the Top Deck Show. Younger trick-or-treaters will get a chill when they walk through the Ghostly Manor haunted house. Fri., Oct. 26, 5-10 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 27, 5-10 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 28, 5-10 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 31, 5-10 p.m., $19.95. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne.
A Night of Terror: full course meal, open bar, costume contest, and more. Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m., $35 per person or $65 per couple. Rose Banquet Hall, 2717 SW 142nd Ave, West Dade, 786-256-3264.
Okto-Beer-Fest: $25 all-you-can-drink party. DJ and dancing. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. Sandbar Grill, 3064 Grand Ave, Coral Gables, 305-444-5270, www.sandbargrill.com.
Opium Group Naughty Halloween Bash: adult star Jenna Haze hosts the official Hustler Halloween with a saucy S&M theme with DJs Ideal and Jon Cash on the turntables. Wed., Oct. 31, 11 p.m. Opium Garden, 136 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
Pangaea and Penthouse Magazine present the 2nd Annual Naughty Halloween Party: hosted by Jana Jordan, Kimberly Williams, and Valentina Vaughn. Music by Mark Leventhal. Naughty attire is preferred. Fri., Oct. 26, 10 p.m., $20. Pangaea at Hard Rock, 5711 Seminole Way (Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino), Hollywood, 954-581-5454.
Pangaea Party: DJ Don P. spins. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. Pangaea at Hard Rock, 5711 Seminole Way (Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino), Hollywood, 954-581-5454.
Pirates in the Dark with Jesse Jane Halloween Event: with Mansion's resident DJs. Wed., Oct. 31, 11 p.m., $20 online, www.wantickets.com. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-1525.
Power 96 DJ Laz Halloween Spook-Tacular: Halloween party with a $2000 costume contest. National recording artist and DJ perform for this spooky dance party. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m., $20. Passion, 5701 Seminole Way (in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Hotel), Hollywood, 954-321-3443, www.passionnightclub.com.
Rock of Horror: official afterparty for Fall Out Boy and Gym Class Heroes, with guest DJ sets by Pete Wentz and Travis McCoy along with DJ Irie. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m., $30, www.wantickets.com. Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-2667.
Rock the Spirit: with Tereso, Kayak Man, the Livid Kittens, and more. Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $10. Churchill's, 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, 305-757-1807.
Rodmania Halloween Party: hosted by Dennis Rodman, with DJ Irie and special guest Elaine Lancaster. Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m., $20. Gulfstream Park, 901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale, 954-457-6210.
Scully's Halloween Bash: live music with Lime Rock. Lots of giveaways and face-painting. Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m. Scully's Tavern, 9809 Sunset Dr, Kendall Lakes, 305-271-7404.
Set Halloween Bash: Eyes Wide Shut theme featuring couture-inspired outfits and masquerade masks. Wed., Oct. 31, 11 p.m. Set Nightclub, 320 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-531-2800.
Spam Allstars Spooky Performance: Wed., Oct. 31, 11:45 p.m. Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-4622.
Spooky Adventures: Geared to small children (under 8 years) but a great family experience. Sat., Oct. 27, 5:30-9 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 28, 5:30-9 p.m., adults $8, children $5. Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd St, Perrine, 305-253-0063.
Superhero Halloween: In a world of drab and usual Halloween events, Spirits Nightclub saves the day with an army of superheros and heroines. Witness Dennis Rodman's transformation into... who knows with Dennis, but its sure to be a sight. DJ Rob Dinero in the main room, DJ Kool G in the orchid lounge, and DJ KD in the terrace. Hosted by Dennis Rodman. Sat., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. Spirits, 5729 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 954-327-9094.
Tapas & Tintos Welcome to the Jungle Party: complimentary Mahou beer to those dressed in accordance with the theme. Finlandia vodka gadget to all the ladies dressed in something yellow. Sat., Oct. 27. Tapas y Tintos, 448 Española Way, Miami Beach, 305-538-8272, www.tapasytintos.com.
Ted's Halloween Howl: Enjoy the bartender's tricks and sample the treats, including drink specials. All costumed patrons get a shot of the witch's potion. Costume contest at 2:30 a.m. Wed., Oct. 31, 10 p.m. Ted's Hideaway, 124 2nd St, Miami Beach, 305-532-9869.
Tequila Chica's Halloween Party: with DJ and dancers. Win prizes for sexiest pole performances. Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m. Tequila Chicas, 1501 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-531-7010, www.tequilachicas.com.
Tommie Sunshine: Fri., Oct. 26, 11 p.m., $10 advance, $15 door. Studio A, 60 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-358-7625, www.studioamiami.com.
Tommy Lee and DJ Aero: Sat., Oct. 27, 11 p.m., $25 online, www.wantickets.com. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-1525.
Transit Lounge Halloween Show: with Suenalo Sound System. Best costume prize and drink specials. Sat., Oct. 27, 11 p.m. Transit Lounge, 729 SW 1st Ave, Miami, 305-377-4628.
Trick or Treat at the Shops: Wed., Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m. The Shops at Sunset Place, 5701 Sunset Dr (on the corner of Red Road and U.S. 1), South Miami.
Trunk or Treat: Trick-or-Treat in a secure well-lit area. This free annual event lets kids 'trunk-or-treat' from vehicle to vehicle collecting all sorts of goodies along the way. Wed., Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. Harris Field Pavillion, 1034 NE 8th St, Homestead, 305-224-4570.
Viernes Culturales - Halloween Edition: music by Elastic Bond, Los Herederos, DJ Geo Leche, Rhythmic Moon, plus art by local artists. Fri., Oct. 26, 6-11 p.m., 786-314-5922. Calle Ocho, Eighth Street between 14th and 15th Avenue, Miami.
Woodlawn Park Cemetery Walking Tour: During Hispanic Heritage Month, investigate this beautiful historic cemetery with the Historical Museum's Dr. Paul George, and hear spellbinding stories while visiting the final resting places of Cuban revolutionary Manuel Artime, powerful Cuban exile leader Jorge Mas Canosa, baseball players Max Carey, Pancho Herrera, and Howdie Groskloss, international ballet star Fernando Bujones, Cuban presidents Carlos Prio Socarras and Gerardo Machado y Morales, and others. Sat., Oct. 27, 9-11 a.m., HMSF members $20, non-members $25. Woodlawn Cemetary, 3260 SW 8th St, Miami, 305-375-1621.
World Sounds Halloween: afterhours party with Lazardi, Patrick M., and QBA. Mon., Oct. 29, 4 a.m. Space, 34 NE 11th St, Miami, 305-350-1956.
Xperimento with special opening guest Locoyo: Come with your best costume and get two free bottles of champagne. Wed., Oct. 31, 9:30 p.m. Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-673-9372.