Once the sun sets, it’s the call of the wild at Lake Tahoe’s nightlife epicenter as award-winning entertainment cues up with A-list musicians and comedy acts, 24-hour gaming and an active bar and social scene. And don’t forget about Halloween.

Bust out your best costume for the Halloween celebrations in Tahoe South.

Bust out your best costume for the Halloween celebrations in Tahoe South.

For an evening of hip and irreverent comedy, the Improv at Harveys attracts renowned stand-up performers. Upcoming shows include: headliner The Stagebenders and opening act Joel Lindley, Oct. 16-20; headliner Scott Record and opener Chipper Lowell, Oct. 23-27; headliner Rachel Feinstein and opening act Jonny Loquasto, Oct. 30 through Nov. 3; opening act Jack Gallagher and opener Dylan Mandlsohn, Nov. 6-10; headliner Wendy Liebman and opening act Steven Kravitz, Nov. 13-17; headliner Dennis Blair, Nov. 20-24; headliner Rocky LaPorte and opening act Ron Morey, Nov. 27 to Dec. 1.

Harrah’s Lake Tahoe entertainment includes The Blind Boys of Alabama, Oct. 19; Leon Russell, Oct. 26; Gov’t Mule, Nov. 2 and Tower of Power, Nov. 30.

Concerts and shows at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Lake Tahoe Fall Harvest Reggae Jam featuring Grammy Award-winning Shaggy, Nov. 19; Into the Mind, a film presented by The North Face, Nov. 23; and Electronic Dance Music sensation Porter Robinson, Nov. 30.

Halloween is a big to do in Tahoe South. And with some of the best parties on the West Coast, locals and tourists flock to the casinos in creative, scary and sexy costumes to celebrate.

Head spinning costume get-ups will be mashed into a giant four-ring party at one price, Saturday, Oct. 26 during the 35th Annual Freaker’s Ball at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa with $10,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs.

Meanwhile, the “Naughty or Nice Costume Ball,” is hosted by Playboy models Crissy Henderson, Nicolette Shea, and Mei-Ling Lam at Peek Nightclub inside Harrah’s, Oct. 26. The spooky festivities continue with Peek’s “Yeah Boy! It’s Halloween” hosted Flavor Flav on Oct. 31 and MontBleu’s “Exotic Halloween Bash,” Oct. 31 is at Opal Nightclub.

What fall entertainment will you take in during your trip to Tahoe South?

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