It’s true, the freaks do come out at night. Check out this list of cool Halloween events, parties and other excuses to wear a slutty nurse costume we’ve compiled for all your IE needs.
Oct. 8-Nov. 26 What: Dia de los Muertos exhibit. When/Where: The dA Center for the Arts, 252-D S. Main St., Pomona. Info: Chicano and Aztlan conceptual art, ergo, sugar skulls galore. Go to www.dacenter.org or call (909) 397-9716.
Oct. 21 What: Skalloween 2011. When/Where: 6:30PM at The Vault, 41607 Enterprise Circle North, Temecula. Info: Featuring Voodoo Glow Skulls, Buck-O-Nine and special guests Defunked, Save the Swim Team, Reel Big Tits and Break the Cycle. Tickets $15 advanced, $17 at the door. Go to www.thevaultconcerts.com or call (951) 296-9993.
Oct. 22 What: Mark and Brian’s Halloween Costume Ball. When/Where: 8PM at Casino Morongo, 49500 Seminole Dr., Cabazon. Info: Join the KLOS morning bandwagon as they welcome AC/DC tribute band, Thund Her Struck and award a $1000 prize for best costume. Tickets $20. Go to www.morongocasinoresort.com/entertainment or call (951) 755-5391.
Oct. 22 What: 2nd Annual Rocky Horror Halloween Bash. When/Where: 5:30PM-10PM at Monte De Oro Winery, 35820 Rancho California Rd., Temecula. Info: Featuring The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the movie based on the musical will all be included in this event. The movie will be played alongside live performers. Tickets $35. Go to www.montedeoro.com or call (951) 491-6551.
Oct. 22 What: Riverside Zombie Crawl. When/Where: 2PM-7:30PM on Main Street between Mission Inn and University avenues, Riverside. Info: Zombie costume contest, zombie make-up and acting classes, and a live showing of the zombie movie Night of the Comet. Free. Go to www.riversidedowntown.org.
Oct. 26-31 What: Human Roast House. When/Where: 7PM-11PM in Downtown Riverside, corner of University Ave. and Main St., Riverside Info: Located in Downtown Riverside is the haunted house of Austin Reed, famous serial killer of Riverside. Be terrified as you tour his home and see how sick and twisted he was. Not for the faint of heart. Tickets $10-$25. Go to www.humanroasthouse.com or call (951) 680-1345.
Oct. 27 What: Halloween Masquerade. When/Where: 6PM-8PM at Barley & Hops, 31045 Temecula Pkwy., Temecula. Info: Hosted by the Valley Young Professionals, this party will have drink specials, appetizers, a costume contest, a photo booth and raffle prizes. Attendees are encouraged to wear a costume. Tickets $10 for non-members of VYP, free for members. Go to www.barleyandhopheads.com or call (951) 303-0333.
Oct. 28-29 What: Halloween Fest. When/Where: 8:45PM at Lake Alice Trading Co., 3616 University Ave., Riverside. Info: Two separate nights of costume contests, music and food. Go to www.lakealicetradingco.com or call (951) 686-7343.
Oct. 28-31 What: Nightmare at the Fairplex. When/Where: 7PM-11PM at the Pomona Fairgrounds, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Info: “PitchFork” the sociopath Farmer returns for another year—but this year it’s to find his bride. Could you be her? Tour one of the five mazes to escape the maniac. Not recommended for children under 13 years old. Tickets $15. Go to www.fairplex.com or call (909) 623-3111.
Oct. 28 What: Nightmare on Ceres Street. When/Where: 10AM-2PM at the Fontana Community Senior Center, 16710 Ceres Ave., Fontana. Info: Games, raffle prizes, crafts, photos and tons of fun. Free. Go to www.seniors.fontana.org or call (909) 854-5151.
Oct. 28 What: Fantasy Screams Monster Madness Party. When/Where: 10PM at 84-245 Indio Springs Pkwy., Indio. Info: The event that awards money instead of candy, but only to costume winners. Live music, drinks, and spooky costumes. Tickets $10. Go to www.fantasyspringsresort.com or call (800) 827-2946.
Oct. 28-30 What: Teen Center Haunted House. When/Where: 5PM-8PM at Jack Bulik Teen Center, 16581 Filbert St., Fontana. Info: Go to www.fontana.org or call (909) 349-6984.
Oct. 29 What: Day of the Dead concert. When/Where: 7PM at The California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. Fourth St., San Bernardino. Info: Sinfonia Mexicana presents a concert about the traditional Mexican holiday. Tickets $21-$61. Go to www.californiatheatre.net or call (909) 884-3228.
Oct. 29 What: Halloween Bash! When/Where: 8PM at Sportswatch Bar & Grill, 27961 Highland Ave., Highland. Info: Bar and food all night. Also a costume party with cash prizes and live music. Go to www.sportswatchbarandgrill.com or call (909) 280-3250.
Oct. 29 What: Escape from Wonderland 2011. When/Where: 4PM-2AM at National Orange Fairgrounds, 689 South E. St., San Bernardino Info: A fully immersive audiovisual festival experience, transformed into a Wonderland gone mad! For the first time ever, experience the haunted world of Halloween, Insomniac-style. Tickets $65-$150. Go to www.escapefromwonderland.com.
Oct. 29 What: Halloween Costume Party. When/Where: 6PM-3PM at The Brandin’ Iron Saloon, 320 E St., San Bernardino. Info: Live music by Walk the Line, featuring Anne Marie and the James Park Band. Go to www.brandinironsaloon.com or call (909) 888-7388.
Oct. 29 What: Halloween Jam. When/Where: 9PM at The Lounge Bar, 1125 W. 6th St., Corona. Info: Live music by the Flying Brains, Green Lady Killer and Tranchuella. Go to www.theloungebarcorona.com or call (951) 808-9122.
Oct. 29 What: Mario’s Annual Halloween Costume Party. When/Where: 9PM at Mario’s Place, 3646 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside. Info: Includes a live DJ dance party, a midnight costume contest and prizes for various categories. Go to www.mariosplace.com or call (909) 684-7755.
Oct. 29 What: On the Roxx Halloween Spectacular. When/Where: 8PM at Mill Creek Cattle Co., 1874 Mentone Blvd., Mentone. Info: On the Roxx make a stop on its 2011 tour. Go to www.millcreekcattlecompany.com or call (951) 389-0706.
Oct. 29 What: Pappy and Scarriet’s 7th Annual Halloween Party. When/Where: 8PM at Pappy & Harriet’s, 53688 Pioneertown Rd., Pioneertown. Info: Features music by Grim Rabbit and The Country and a $100-prize for best costume. Tickets $10 Go to www.pappyandharriets.com or call (760) 365-5956.
Oct. 29 What: Resurrection Halloween Costume Party. When/Where: 8PM at Mission Tobacco Lounge, 3630 University Ave., Riverside. Info: Party with DJ Ickee as he spins spooky club hits. Go to www.missiontobaccolounge.com or call (951) 682-4427.
Oct. 29 What: Salted Pig Premature Halloween Party. When/Where: 9PM at The Salted Pig, 3700 12th St., Riverside. Info: Live music, specialty Halloween cocktails and horror movie projections. Tickets $15-$20 Go to www.saltedpigriverside.com or call (951) 848-4020.
Oct. 29 What: The Zombie Band in concert. When/Where: 10PM at The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont. Info: The Zombie Band takes the stage at 10 PM, but we suggest you come in earlier to show off your costume and work up the courage to try the concoction in The Press punchbowl. Go to www.thepressrestaurant.com or call (909) 625-4808.
Oct. 29 What: 3rd Annual Hangar 24 Halloween Party. When/Where: 7:30PM-12:30AM at Fox Event Center, 123 Cajon St., Redlands. Info: A night of booze, boos, music and Halloween costumes. Admission includes hors d’oeuvres, desserts and two Hangar 24 craft beers. Tickets $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Go to www.hangar24brewery.com or call (909) 389-1400.
Oct. 29 What: Brawloween 2011. When/Where: 6:30PM at The Vault, 41607 Enterprise Circle North, Temecula. Info: Featuring Throwdown, Carnifex, First Blood, Suffokate and special guests Darsuum and The Black Path. Go to www.thevaultconcerts.com or call (951) 296-9993.
Oct. 31 What: Halloween Carnival. When/Where: 6PM-8PM at Don Day Community Center, 14501 Live Oak Ave., Fontana. Info: Enjoy carnival games, prizes, food vendors, entertainment and a spooky haunted house. Prizes will be given to those who come dressed up and children 17 and younger can participate in the costume contest. Go to www.fontana.org or call (909) 349-6997.
Oct. 31 What: Halloween Karaoke. When/Where: 7PM at Galli’s Restaurant & Bar, 6620 Carnelian St., Alta Loma. Info: The Elderly Brothers host this Karaoke extravaganza, complete with costume party. Free. Go to www.gallis.net or call (909) 941-1100.
Oct. 31 What: Jessie Turner’s Halloween Spooktacular. When/Where: 6PM-8PM at the Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Center, 15556 Summit Ave., Fontana. Info: Event includes trunk or treating, costume contest, games, crafts, entertainment, candy and more! Don’t miss out on this spook-filled night! Free. Call (909) 854-5100.
Oct. 31 What: Skalloween. When/Where: 8PM at Mission Tobacco Lounge, 3630 University Ave., Riverside. Info: Halloween ska party with Bandalus and the Frenchtown Texans. Free cover with costume. Go to www.missiontobaccolounge.com or call (951) 682-4427.
Oct. 31 What: Spooky Disco Halloween Bash at Soboba. When/Where: 8PM-11PM at AC’s Lounge, Soboba Casino, 23333 Soboba Rd., San Jacinto. Info: Costume contest, live entertainment and more. Free. Go to www.soboba.net or call (866) 4-SOBOBA.
Oct. 31 What: Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner. When/Where: 6:30PM at The Sycamore Inn, 8318 Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga. Info: Enjoy dinner and watch a mystery show. Tickets $50. Go to www.thesycamoreinn.com or call (909) 982-1104.