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Ghosts and ghouls: Lake Tahoe and Truckee Halloween parties

Adam Jensen

Halloween lands on a Friday this year, which means revelers will have a pair of weekends to chose from when it comes to celebrating the October holiday. Parties, costume contests and events for kids get started this weekend and continue into next.

Here's a look at some of what's going on at North Tahoe and in Truckee this All Hallows' Eve:

What: Truckee Halloween Parade

When: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24

Where: Meets at the train depot

Tickets: Free

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Info: 530-582-7720

What: Trails of Treats & Terror

When: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30

Where: Incline Village Parks & Recreation, 980 Incline Way, Incline Village

Tickets: Free

Info: 775-832-1310

Details: Suitable for all ages, this event includes four trail sites offering different levels of fright. Activities include games, treats, professional photos and crafts.

What: Halloween party

When: 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Where: Hacienda del Lago, Tahoe City

Tickets: Free


Details: All-you-can-eat taco bar from 5-8 p.m., $12 for adults and $7 for kids. The Roemers perform at 10 p.m.

What: Spooky Ghost Walk

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Where: Gatekeeper's Museum

Tickets: Free


Details: This family friendly event will feature tales of Tahoe characters from days past.

What: Creepers Ball with Tainted Love

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Where: Crystal Bay Casino

Tickets: $25


Details: The sounds of the 1980s return to Lake Tahoe's North Shore for this annual Halloween party. After-party with Corey Lee.

What: Halloween Bash

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Where: Jake's on the Lake, Tahoe City

Tickets: Free


Details: Three DJs will perform. A costume contest with prizes will also be offered.

What: Heavy Halloween DJ Party

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct 31

Where: Tahoe Biltmore

Tickets: $10


Details: Brother in Arms, J Boogie, DJ Rundown, Zeb vs. Aux and Bassment-ality will perform.

What: The Psychedelic Scientist's Lazer Laboratory

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31

Where: Moe's Origial BBQ, Tahoe City

Tickets: $10, $5 before 10 p.m.


Details: All Good Funk Alliance, micah J and LAMBchop perform at this high-energy, laser-filled party.

What: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

When: 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 and 12 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1

Where: Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

Tickets: $10


Details: The 1975 musical comedy that has taken on an interactive life of its own will be shown.