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Best 2015 Halloween Parties For Adults In Sacramento

October 2, 2015 5:00 AM

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Halloween brings out the kid in some people, and the creeper in others. This article caters more to those who want to channel their inner vixen or freak, if you will. This holiday most certainly has two sides, one which belongs to children filling pillow cases with candy, and the other which belongs to the adults who dress up and let loose as they explore their alter egos. We have compiled a list of parties and events that should tickle everyone’s fancy. If you want to be scantily clad in your costume with your friends at a party or take that outfit somewhere your unmentionables can be scared off, we’ve got your back. Take advantage of the holiday that allows you to be your true self or hide behind a mask, whichever you prefer.

Gravedigger’s Ball
Sacramento Convention Center
1301 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Date: Oct. 30, 2015
KHTK’s Gravedigger’s Ball is a Sacramento’s sexiest Halloween party! Dance the night away in 3 HUGE dance clubs, and enjoy musical performances by Lil Jon, Natalie La Rose and Charlie Puth. You could even walk away with a cool $5,000 if your costume wins the top prize. Tickets are on sale surcharge free at the Sacramento Convention Box Office and at all Dimple Records locations if you’re paying cash. General admission is $35 and only those 21 and over can attend.
Shannon McCabe’s Vampire Ball
Placer County Fairgrounds
800 All America City Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
Date: Oct. 31, 2015
Once again, Shannon McCabe is throwing her famed themed Vampire Ball. This is an event that has been going on since 2009 and every year seems to outdo the year prior. The 2014 party will have entertainment as usual and, of course, a feast for the eyes with tons of professional ghoulish makeup running around. DJs and bands will be on site as well as full bars. As for the theme this year, it’s taking on the form of Quentin Tarintino’s – From Dusk Till Dawn. Tickets are on sale online through the website for $25 and at select Spirit Halloween stores for $20. Parking is $5.

Old Sacramento Ghost Tours
Sacramento History Museum
101 I St.
Old Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-7059
Date: Oct. 9-31, 2015
This will appeal to a different crowd as it’s not a party but it is certainly a fun way to celebrate Halloween. Everyone who believes in ghosts will tell you there is no more haunted part of town than Old Sacramento. Check in at the history museum and take the Ghost Tour as you walk the streets of Old Sac on a creepy trip into the past. You will have the opportunity to see how people lived and died during the gold rush era and may even run into a ghost or two. The price is $20 for adults and tours run every 30 minutes during designated times.

Sweet Spot Sexy Halloween Edition
Laughs Unlimited
1207 Front St.
Old Sacramento, CA 95814
(347) 409-7442
Date: Oct. 29, 2015
The Sweet Spot puts on theater productions of pop erotica shows in many different cities as it is a quickly growing movement. This year, in Sacramento, it has teamed up with Laughs Unlimited to put together a show at the club. Obviously there will be a comedy show that night, but this is the Sexy Halloween Edition. Added to the festivities will be music, dancing and a burlesque show. Remember the bar will be open all night. Tickets are available through the above website and the cost is $20 or $30 for VIP tickets which get you early access and special seating.

Slipknot’s Scream Park Sacramento
4909 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(503) 794-8511
Date: Oct. 2 – Nov. 1, 2015
This particular event is not for the faint of heart. This will probably be the closest thing to a horror movie in real life you will come across. For 18 days, you can experience three haunted houses totaling 30,000 square feet of labyrinth. There will be live bands and other forms of entertainment every night. You will also find a variety of food and drink located conveniently throughout the event. If you enjoy being scared while listening to great music, then this is something you need to put on your to-do list.

As a hospitality professional Andy Soto has worked every facet of the industry. He currently leads the team at Spectrum Restaurant Consulting. He started writing a hospitality blog in 2009 and restaurant writing for Sacramento Press in 2010. In 2011 Andy became a Sacramento Restaurant Examiner for His work can be found on
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