The Ten Best Halloween 2016 Parties in Broward and Palm Beach
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The Ten Best Halloween 2016 Parties in Broward and Palm Beach

It's Halloween. While you might not have your creative, lifelike, or all-too-revealing costume ready to go just yet, South Florida's promoters are already at full throttle making sure all you vampires, pirates, comic book characters, and sexy cops have someplace to party. Here are the ten best Broward and Palm Beach Halloween weekend parties we dug out of the grave for you.

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10. Rhythm Horror Fest with Tony Touch
1 p.m. Sunday, October 30, at Rhythm & Vine Beer Garden, 401 NE Fifth Ter., Fort Lauderdale; 954-533-3734; rhythm-vine.com.
The beer garden will be hosting a Halloween version of the Feel Good Sundays. The tunes will be provided by Tony Touch, Affect, and Misha. There are promises of bottomless mimosas and bloody marys, and the food will be prepared by Smokey C's.

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9. Grown and Sexy Halloween Masquerade/Costume Party
8 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Pl,, Lauderhill; 305-879-4373. Tickets cost $20 at eventbrite.com.
Hosted by Big Man Kelly, Angel Eyez, and YourGirl Fee, the inaugural edition of the Grown and Sexy Halloween Masquerade Costume Party pledges "a fine atmosphere, light buffet, drinks, and pure grown-up fun."

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8. Halloween Kickback Party
11 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at EmpressU Studio, 111 NW Fifth St., Ft. Lauderdale. Tickets cost $15 at eventbrite.com.
This Saturday-night party markets itself toward the laid-back crowd. The promoters say, "This is going to be a house party vibe with a DJ in the front room vibing out and a game room in the back with beer pong, spades tables, dominoes and more." It promises free food, one free drink, and a two-drinks-for-$5 special.

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7. Grown Up Halloween Day Party
4 p.m. Sunday, October 30, at Cafe Iguana Pines, 8358 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines; 305-986-3926. Tickets are $15 at eventbrite.com.
Why should kids have all the fun on Halloween? Sunday, October 30, Cafe Iguana Pines will throw a fiesta for the over-21 set. There are separate costume contests for both men and women, with prizes for each gender of $300. The soundtrack will be provided by Funkmasta Olly (DJ for the annual Jazz in the Gardens), DJ Q, and DJ Horace.

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6. Vampires & Vixens Halloween
10 p.m. Monday, October 31, at Vibe Las Olas, 301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale;  954-713-7313; vibelasolas.com.
This spot bills itself as Fort Lauderdale's only Ultra music lounge, so only the most extreme vampires and vixens should be in attendance. On the 29th, this venue will also be hosting a freak show featuring music by Young Bombs.

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5. Halloween Block Party
6 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at 214 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; eventbrite.com. Admission is free.
The Downtown Himmarshee Village Association wants to motivate you to go all out for the $5,000 costume contest. That prize will cover a lot of trick-or-treat candy as well as your tab at all the participating bars for this event, which include America's Backyard, Apothecary 330, Briny Irish Pub, and just about every other business in the neighborhood.  

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4. HallowScream: Monsters, Music & Bar Crawl 2016
5 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth; facebook.com. Admission is free. 
All of Lake Worth is getting in on Halloween fun on Saturday night. Bars like C.W.S. will host a $1,500 costume contest with music by Juke. Propaganda has a $450 costume contest with music by Spred the Dub. Cultural Plaza will have its own stage headlined by the Spam All-Stars and a $750 costume contest of its own. 

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3. Halloween Disco Party with Jellybean Benitez at Stache
10 p.m. Friday, October 28, at Bar Stache, 109 SW Second Ave,, Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1044. Tickets are $10 at jellybeanbenitezshop.com.  
There are an endless amount of variations of disco-themed costumes you could dress up as for this Fort Lauderdale Halloween party. There's zombie John Travolta, vampire John Travolta, pirate John Travolta...

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2. Hulaween 2016: Curse of the Cannibals
5 p.m. Friday, October 28, at the Mai-Kai, 3599 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-563-3272; maikai.com. Admission is free.
The historic tiki bar celebrates Halloween for the eighth consecutive year with Hulaween. There will be live retro rockabilly from Slip and the Spinouts, drink specials, and a wild and wacky costume contest.

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1. Moonfest
8 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at Respectable Street, 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-832-9999. Tickets cost $15 at ticketfly.com.
Set up on what they call the haunted blocks of Clematis Street, this annual West Palm Halloween celebration has conjured up a spookily awesome musical lineup. L.A. indie-rock duo Best Coast is headlining. Supporting acts include Japanese psychedelic rockers Kikagaku Moyo and Orlando ska-party band Beebs and Her Moneymakers. Also part of the eerie fun are two haunted houses and a haunted maze.

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