Bring out your Guy Fawkes masks and slutty pumpkin costumes ... Halloween season has arrived in the 305.
And with All Hallows' Eve going down on a Friday night this year, we're gonna be celebrating with a week's worth of wild bashes filled with naughty pirates, sexy zombies, and, um, shirtless gladiators.
Just check out Miami's 2014 Halloween party guide.
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The 8th Annual Thriller Halloween Music Festival. With music, free zombie makeup and costumes, and a "Thriller" zombie flash mob. Friday, October 24, 8 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Admission costs $10. Ages 21 and up.
Hallow Moon Halloween Festival. With High Gravity, No Traffik, Drawing Bored, Above the Skyline, the Macsters, Purple?, the Original Jones, and Verali in the Hard Stage, and Hangar 5, Macias' Project, Darkoustik, Frank Allegro, Wrecked Like Clockwork, Clu's Rebellion, and Nigh Horizon in the Rock Stage. Presented by the Oski Foundation. Saturday, October 25, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Hard Rock Cafe, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-377-3110; hardrock.com. Admission costs $5. All ages.
Miami Model Citizens' Hottie Halloween Party. Saturday, October 25, 10 p.m. SET, 320 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-531-2800; setmiami.com. Tickets cost $60 plus fees via modelcitizenstream.com. Ages 21 and up.
Freaky Tiki Halloween BBQ. With DJ Haitian Hillbilly, hula fire dancers, and BBQ. Sunday, October 26, 3 p.m. The Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727; thefreehand.com. Free.
Feast of the Imaginarium. A Salvador Dalí-inspired dinner party with mannequins, body-painted contortionists, and stilt performers. Imaginative and fantastical dress code strictly enforced. Wednesday, October 29, 7 p.m. Baoli Miami, 1906 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-8822; baoli-group.com. Tickets cost $65 plus fees via baolimiami.com/imaginarium.
Pre-Halloween Show. With Self Defense Family, Sport, Fero Lux, Hit List, Prayer Chain, and Don't Bother Me. Thursday, October 30, 8 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission costs $10. Ages 18 and up.
Halloween Eve. With Hector and Randall M. Presented by Cultivate. Thursday, October 30, 11 p.m. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-614-4478; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net.
"Nightmare on the Beach" Party. With Dos Equis' Most Interesting Lounge in the World featuring a life-sized Space Invaders game, Patron's latest release of its new Incendio line of tequilas, a futuristic photo booth, premium open bar all night, cuisine from Miami's top restaurants and caterers, and music from Lee Kalt. Presented by the Little Lighthouse Foundation. Friday, October 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Lummus Park South Beach, 10th St. and Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $150 plus fees via brownpapertickets.com.
Zoetic Stage Halloween Glitter Ball. With I.A.N., Gonzalo Teran, JamesM, and Andrew Black. Presented by Spectacle Recordings and Beats-N-Bubbles. Friday, October 31, 8 p.m. Sagamore Hotel, 1671 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-535-8185; sagamorehotel.com. Tickets cost $120 plus fees via brownpapertickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Bowlloween. Don your favorite costume as a DJ mixes in some beats. Friday, October 31, 9 p.m. Lucky Strike Lanes, 1691 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach; 305-532-0307; bowlluckystrike.com. Tickets cost $20 to $150 plus fees via wantickets.com.
Costume Contest, Treats, and Boos. With Holly Hunt, Dim Past, Rat and Emile, Death Talisman VII, Shark Valley Sisters, For the Virgin Mary, and DJ sets by Alex Caso and Peligro. Friday, October 31, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free.
Cocoon Halloween. With Sven Väth, AudioFly, Valentino Kanzyani, Martinez, and Roustam. Friday, October 31, 9 p.m. Moore Building, 4040 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-531-8700. Tickets cost $40 plus fees via wantickets.com.
All Gold Everything Party & Haunted House Bash. With DJ Tito and fire dancers. Friday, October 31, 9 p.m. Delano Hotel, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-672-2000; delano-hotel.com.
Playboy Halloween Masquerade. Come dressed in your most outrageous Halloween outfits and be prepared to experience a night of sexy surprises with Playboy Bunnies and DJ Mister Gray. Friday, October 31, 10 p.m. Hyde Beach at the SLS Hotel, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-1701; hydebeach.com.
WALLoween Party. With Black Sheep, Mr. Mauricio, and Robin Louis. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Wall Lounge, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-938-3131; wallmiami.com. Tickets cost $40 to $60 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Reel Horror Ball VI: The Purge. With Robbie Rivera and others. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $60 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Cedric Gervais Halloween Sh!T Show. With Dave Sol. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Haunted Mansion. Come in your best costume for a chance to win $2,500. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-8411; mansionmiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Wizardry Halloween Special. With Damian Lazarus, Three, Danyelino, Hardline, and Ms. Mada. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $15 to $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
YokoO. With Face In the Dark. Friday, October 31, 11 p.m. Do Not Sit On the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 510-551-5067; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Admission costs $40 and includes open bar all night.
Miami Halloween Yacht Party. With DJs Snap and Prince. Costumes are mandatory. Friday, October 31, 11:30 p.m. South Beach Lady, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-609-5185. Tickets cost $60 plus fees via wantickets.com.
Strangers & Friends Halloween. With Eric Morillo and Patrick M in the terrace. Saturday, November 1, 10 p.m. Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; 305-375-0001; clubspace.com. Tickets cost $30 to $45 plus fees via wantickets.com.
Marco Carola. Celebrating Halloween Weekend with Ryan Crosson and Shaun Reeves. Saturday, November 1, 11 p.m. Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
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