Vegas goes a little more over-the-top in October, when the season brings out not only ghosts and ghouls but fairy-tale princesses, pirates, you name it—most nightclubs hold costume contests that give away insane amounts of money. Seasonal cocktails are also launching, and you'll find some delectable choices at Vegas' best bars, lounges and restaurants—see our Where Now section for details. For a great cocktail— and eerily delightful view anytime—Ghostbar at the Palms is a great October hang; chill indoors until the sun goes down, then enjoy dramatic views of the Strip's neon from the outdoor patio after dusk—it really puts the Strip at your feet! For more great nightlife, celebrate a classic Las Vegas club—TAO at The Venetian turns 10 this year, and it's better than ever. LAVO at The Palazzo is now a casino club with blackjack, craps, bottle service and a full Italian menu—check it out!
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