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 [email protected]. 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.