By Solange Reyner
There’s a ton of parties at the Hard Rock this Halloween. These, of course, are for the 21-and-over crowd.
Here’s the list:
Friday, October 30
- “Scary Rock Stars” Costume Contest at the Center Fountain
Don your spookiest, scariest musical outfit for cash, prizes, vacation trips and more. The entry is free. Registration begins at 7:30 p.m., and the contest starts at 9 p.m.
- 4th Annual Penthouse Naughty Halloween Party at Pangaea
Penthouse dolls Adrienne Manning and Ryan Keely are rocking this party with DJ Don P. It’s $20 per person, and it starts at 10 p.m.
- Halloween Party hosted by Murphy’s Law featuring the South Florida Firefighters 2010 Calendar Hotties
Half-naked firefighters! Yum. This event starts at 8 p.m. and there’s a $5 entry fee (for guys) – ladies, you get in for free. Calendars will be on sale.
- 80’s Fright Night
Dress up as Teen Wolf, Alf, Bill Cosby, and some of your other favorite 80’s characters and jam to 80’s music all night long. Also compete for a chance to win $1,000 in the costume contest. It all starts at 10 p.m. with a cost of $20.
- Fangtasia at Opium
Special guest DJ Mike Palmeri stars at Opium – tickets are $20 per person and the party starts at 11 p.m.
- Gryphon presents DJ Edgar V.
It’s a $20 cover for this party. It starts at 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 31
- Dueling 88’s “Scary Movies” Costume Contest –
I’m not into scary movies, but this party’s for you if you enjoy cuddling up to Saw, Carrie, Alien, or Predator. Dress up in your fave Scary Movies Costume to win VERY BIG cash prizes – first place gets $5,000. The cover is $10 with hourly drink specials all night, and the contests take place at midnight and 2 a.m.
- The Pirates of Pangaea –
10 p.m. Ahoy ye mateys! This arrrrgh-some swashbuckling scene will feature some of the most daring and posh pirates on the South Florida coast with music by DJ Vertigo. $30 per person. Call 954-581-5454.
- Gryphon presents DJ Jonathan Peters –
DJ Jonathan Peters will be spinning starting at 11 p.m. The cover is $30 per person with presale tickets available at wantickets.com/gryphon.
- Passion presents DJ Laz’s 3rd Annual Spooktacular
Party with Power 96’s famous DJ starting at 10 p.m. Admission is $20.
- Vivid Porn Star Ball hosted by AJ Bailey at Opium Nightclub
Bailey and some friends are hosting this party. It all starts at 11 p.m. with a $40 cover.
- The Biggest Halloween Party in South Florida at Murphy’s Law
Prizes for everyone! Well, almost. There are prizes for the best, worst, sexiest, ugliest, funniest, and most original costumes. It’s $5 to get in (for the guys – girls get in free). Doors open at 8 p.m.
- Costume Contest and drink specials at Automatic Slims
2-for-1 drinks until midnight, and a bottle of champagne to the best group of costumes before midnight.
- Knighttime Billiards
Dress up, and get a free drink (after you buy the first). There’s no cover here.
- Bluepoint Ocean Grill
The best costume coupled here get compensated with lobster! There’s a contest at 8, 9, and 10 p.m. There’s also $3 domestic draft beers and $5 house cocktails.
- Tequila Ranch
Ladies drink $5 margaritas and $6 shots from 10 p.m. to midnight. Guys – you get $4 Dos Equis all night. Admission is $5.