But for those who want to unleash their inner (adult) dress-up, here’s Kirvin Doak Communications’ guide to what’s happening at some of the hottest hot spots in town this weekend:

PURE Nightclub inside Caesars Palace has chart-topping recording artist Sean Kingston to kick off the spooktacular festivities with a special live performance on Friday, October 29 and former MTV Hills star Heidi Montag hosts the

official Halloween party on Saturday, October 30.  Montag is sure to bring out the most bewitching beauties and merry monsters with $10,000 up for grabs for the best costumes.

This ghoulish season, legendary nightclub Studio 54 at MGM Grand has transformed into a frightful playground for its iconic 13th annual Nightmare on 54th Street, Thursday Oct. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 31. The thrills and chills will kick off with “Throwback Thursday” when famed old-school rapper Doug E. Fresh takes to the stage with his beat-boxing jams. Sexy spider girls will entertain the masses in their performance of Beautiful Monster as they spin, swoop and swing on webs and ghost bungees. On Friday, Oct. 29, legendary rapper-turned-rocker Vanilla Ice celebrates his birthday with a performance for his legion of fans. Performers will present an unforgettable production recreating memorable dance scenes from Michael Jackson’s smash hit Thriller throughout each evening. From smoky graveyards to terrorizing zombies, the talented dancers will celebrate the life of the King of Pop. Current star of PEEPSHOW and Holly’s World Holly Madison will host the 2nd Annual Hollyween. Those creative enough to don the sexiest and most original attire will walk away with the cold hard cash totaling $10,000.

On Halloween night, Studio 54 delivers the most extravagant gala on The Strip – the 44th Annual Beaux Arts Ball.  Entertainers from numerous Vegas shows, including VIVA Elvis, Disney’s THE LION KING, Show in the Sky, Le Rêve, Bite, FANTASY and Jubilee, will come together to host an evening of fun and philanthropy, benefitting Golden Rainbow’s fight against HIV/AIDS. For more information, visit www.mgmgrand.com or call (702) 891-7254.

9 Group and Palms Casino Resort host a week-long series of thrilling festivities.  On Wednesday, Oct. 27, ghostbar, the sultry and sophisticated indoor-outdoor lounge and sky deck located on the 55th floor, hosts a unique rendition of Snitch Wednesdays, featuring a special performance by Kid Sister.  In conjunction with 1519 Tequila which hosts an open bar from 10 – 11 p.m., $1,519 will be awarded in cash to the best Sci-Fi Disco costume.  On Friday, Oct. 29, resident headliner Z-Trip holds down the fort and showcases his genre-blurring style during the weekly party, Z-Trip’s Revolution inside the ultimate contemporary nightclub and concert venue, Rain Nightclub.  On Saturday, Oct. 30, partygoers will be tempted by the legendary nightclubs and many will try their luck at more than $100,000 in cash and prizes during the main event, Night of the Killer Costumes, featuring Jersey Shore member and DJ Pauly D.  In addition, Nove Italiano celebrates the holiday by offering guests the HARLEMween cocktail, created exclusively for the restaurant by 9 Group Mixologist and Bartender, Jack “Sugar” O’Brien.  The festive libation, $15, combines HARLEM Liqueur, pumpkin pie filling, simple syrup, apple cider and pumpkin pie spice.  O’Brien garnishes the mouth-watering cocktail with a dollop of caramel-infused whipped cream.  The HARLEMweek cocktail is available all week long.  For additional information on Halloween, visit www.thekillercostumes.com.

And at LAX Nightclub inside Luxor, E! Network’s reality TV darling Kendra Wilkinson hosts a sinsational bash on Saturday, October 30.  Wilkinson’s party will be one not to miss as LAX is transformed into a gothic haunt-spot for one special night and DJ Casanova provides a spell-binding music line-up for an unforgettable Halloween celebration.