Halloween at El Cortez: Vampire Showgirls, Paranormal Taskforce & more

Halloween at El Cortez:  Vampire Showgirls, Paranormal Taskforce & more
On Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, El Cortez Hotel & Casino hosts Sin City Halloween, a horror extravaganza presented by Paul Casey Entertainment (producer of Las Vegas Car Stars and other local entertainment events) – (Photo credit: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)

Halloween at El Cortez:  Vampire Showgirls, Paranormal Taskforce & more
Halloween at El Cortez: Vampire Showgirls, Paranormal Taskforce & more

Photo credit: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

Free and open to the public, the event features vampire showgirls, a hearse car show and Halloween-related Q&As with such figures as Nevada Paranormal Task Force, William Powell from The Sci Fi Center in Las Vegas and cast and crew from classic horror films. The weekend kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 28 with a media event and continues on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Sin City Halloween weekend highlights include:

Friday, October 28

5 p.m. The weekend begins with the family of Lon Chaney (1941’s The Wolf Man) accepting a proclamation from the City of Las Vegas. There will be vampire showgirls and the entertainment figures who will attend the following day. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 29

10 a.m. – 10 p.m. – “Final Ride Hearse” car show at Abbey Road Crossing on Fremont Street. Sixth and 7th street will be shut down to display 12-15 show and movie cars, including one from the recent Ghostbusters movie.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Various Q&As – including a 12 p.m. Special Effects Q&A featuring Nick Benson (Road to Hell) and Mick Strawn (Blade, Witchboard) and a 1:30 p.m. Q&A featuring George P. Wilbur and James Winburn, stunt men from the movie Halloween. All Q&A’s take place at the El Cortez Fiesta Room.

7 p.m. Sin City Halloween Parade in Downtown Las Vegas

For a full schedule of events, please visit Sin City Halloween’s website.