Let’s face it: In a worldwide zombie apocalypse, Hawaii is a goner. Just one infected person would wipe out Oahu in a matter of minutes. But hey, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em!

8th Annual Big Hairy Monster Ball Dance to Liquid Amber and DJ Victory Evil, munch on Horror’dourves and suck down non-alcoholic drinks (BYOB). Dress up for a chance to win part of $2,500 in prizes, or sit back and watch special performances by stilt walker and vocalist Joe Peach and Zombie Fire Dancers. The former military bunker is nothing short of spooky, and that’s in the daylight. Tunnels, 221 Iliaina St., Kailua: Sat., 10/27, (7pm–midnight) $30–$35. [hawaiianimalsanctuary.com], 255-9839

Aloha Live–Circus Freak Show Tuffy Nicholas, the producer behind shows such as Cirque Hawaii, is kicking off a new show this Halloween with a costume contest with $5,000 in cash and prizes on the line. Queen Kapiolani Hotel, 150 Kapahulu Ave.: Wed., 10/31, (8pm–3am)

ART & FLEA–Zombie Apocalypse Dress in theme and get a dollar off admission to come into a world of the undead. Hosted by Ashtin Party and featuring more than 60 vendors, there will be DJ sets by KTUH, Boto Voyage, DJ Jet Boy and Marika Emi, raffles, photobooths, performances by Navid Najafi and the Illnomadics and Jive Slinky and a Mystery Food Eating Contest. Fresh Café, 831 Queen St.: Thu., 10/25, (5–10pm) $3 ($2 for zombies). [freshcafehi.com], 688-8055

ARTafterDARK: Freak Out (See Hot Pick.) Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St.: Fri., 10/26, (6–9pm) $10, free for museum members. [artafterdark.org], 532-8700

Avenge the Night Free until midnight, a super hero-themed block party at Restaurant Row will include M resident DJs plus Red Bull DJ Evil One and plenty of entertainment. With $1,000 in cash or a trip to Las Vegas as prizes, a costume contest hosted by Maleko is bound to attract all the werewolves and vampires in the house. Tickets to M will be $15–$25. M Nightclub, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.: Wed., 10/31, (8pm–4am) [mnlhnl.com], [groovetickets.com]

Blazing Saddles’ “Hauoli Weenie (Happy Weenie)” Party Come make your feet, your stomach, and other parts of you happy at the annual Halloween bash by Blazing Saddles (LGBT country-western social dance club). Prizes for costumes, food, and dancing available to all. Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 404 Kapahulu Ave., 2nd floor: Tue., 10/30, (6:30–9:15pm) Free. [BlazingSaddlesHI.org]

Boys & Girls Club Spooktacular The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii will be hosting a Halloween Spooktacular with carnival games, face painting, cookie decorating, pumpkin pie-eating contests and more. Entry is free but games and activities require tickets. Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii, Charles C. Spalding Clubhouse, 1704 Waiola St.: Wed., 10/31, (5–7pm) [email: agrove], 949-4743

HalloMarine 2012–It’s Eel-Ectrifying! Kids, take part in a costume contest, scavenger hunt, self-guided tour to find creepy crawlers, Moray Eel feeding and more at the Discovery Zone. There will be some special crafts (material fee applies) such as Gourd Decoration and T-shirt Printing. Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena St. #100: Sun., 10/28, (10am–3pm) $2 with online coupon or free if you come in costume. [livingartmarinecenter.com], 841-8080

Halloween Family Camp This year’s annual celebration at YMCA Camp Erdman includes the usual activities, but families can join in a costume contest, trick-or-treating, tour a haunted house or take a creepy ghost tour. Camp Erdman, 69-385 Farrington Hwy., Mokuleia: Fri., 10/26–Sun., 10/28. Rates start at $130 per person. [camperdman.net], [ymcahonolulu.org], 637-4615

Halloween Night at Fusion The Fusion Zombie Twins, Lady Zombi and Gwen Stiffani, host the biggest Fusion party ever by turning the space into a Mayan Temple with DJs, a zombie drag show, zombie contest, and zombies. Oh, and, zombies. Fusion Waikiki, second floor, 2260 Kuhio Ave.: Wed., 10/31, (8pm–4am) $10–$15. [fusionwaikiki.com], 924-2422

Haunted Lagoon: Dreams and Nightmares (See Feature, pg. 16) Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie: Mon., Wed., Fri. and Sat., 10/5–10/20; Mon.–Sat., 10/21–10/31, (6:30pm, 7pm, 8pm) $14.95–$25. [hauntedlagoon.com], 293-3333

HPU Halloween FunFest The second annual FunFest with costume contests for kids and adults, trick-or-treating, carnival booths, a haunted maze, games, live music by Black Square, Zombie Killahs and Streetlight Cadence. The Waterfront at Aloha Tower: Mon., 10/29, (5–8:30pm) Free. [hpu.edu], 544-0277

I See Dead People! Visit with special cemetery “residents” who will share vivid tales from the tombs based on true stories. RSVP required. Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave.: Sat., 10/27, (6–8pm) $20–$25. [email: nanetten], 261-0705

Jahlloween Bash Hang 11 and Jahlivity will perform from 7pm–midnight for a special party geared towards service industry folks, who get discounts on advance tickets for working hard all Halloweekend. From 8–9pm, a costume contest offers $300 in prizes. Inferno Pizza straight from the heat of Hell will satisfy your eternal starvation. Vice Nightclub, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.: Sun., 10/28, $20 tickets, includes 2 drinks.

KINK: A Seductive Halloween Cirque DJ Tamara Sky returns with the Waikiki Acrobats and Kinetic Flow duo, Hawaii Fire Artists, a Japanese rope bondage demonstration by Vy Vicious, magic tricks by Alex Iverson Magic, open spanking stations and a kinky burlesque tease by MissFortune and Lolli Anomaly of the Cherry Blossom Cabaret. 18+ only, obviously. SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 80 S. Pauahi St.: Fri., 10/26, (9pm–2am) $15–$20. [NephilimHalls.com]

Koolau Magic Theatre’s Final Show The last Ohana Magic Live show will say goodbye with performers David “The Great Davidio” Brown, Harvey “Mr. O” Ouchi and the illusions of Aaron Vermeer. Ko’olau Magic Theatre, Koolau Shopping Center, Kahaluu: Fri., 10/26, (7pm) $6–$12. [koolaumagictheatre.com], 239-6711

Nightmare on Beachwalk Performances by the band Master of Oz and DJ Monkey will set the mood while prizes will be given to winners of the evening’s costume contest. Happy hour specials will run throughout the night. Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 280 Beachwalk Ave.: Wed., 10/31, (9:30pm) Free. [hardrock.com], 955-7383

Nightmares Live Haunted Attraction (See Hot Pick.) The Dole Cannery, 735 Iwilei Rd., runs through Wed., 10/31, (7–11:30pm) $10-$20. [hauntedhousehawaii.com], 531-2886

Haunted Garage Movie Nights The ARTS at Marks Haunted Garage presents screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show for four nights at 9pm with a Friday Science Fiction/Double Feature Rocky Horror Teaser Show at 7:30pm, featuring Cherry Blossom Cabaret, Kit Kat Club Cabaret and special guests. DJ Nocturna will be on deck with Dr. Frank-N-Furter contests nightly, plus goodie boxes, snacks and alcohol for sale. The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.: Thu., 10/25. Fri., 10/26, Tue., 10/30 and Wed., 10/31 $15–$25. [RHPSatMarks.brownpapertickets.com], 521-2903

Silent Scream: The Hunchback of Notre Dame The silent film by Wallace Worsley, adapted from Victor Hugo’s classic tale of the deformed Quasimodo, will be shown with organ accompaniment by John McCreary. Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.: Wed., 10/31, (7pm) [hawaiitheatre.com], 528-0506

Spookilau Spooky Kine Investigations will share their knowledge of science and history through demonstrations of ghost-detecting equipment, mini investigations and a ghost tour downtown. RSVPs are preferred but walk-ins welcome. Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site & Archives, 553 S. King St.: Sat., 10/27, (6:30–9pm) Free for children 0–5, $6 ages 6–12, $10 for 13+. [missionhouses.org], 447-3912

Spooky Magic For Beginners Yona Chock, The Magic Storyteller, will give a free lesson on Spooky Magic in the ghoulish spirit of Halloween. A different aspect of Beginner’s Magic is taught the fourth Thursday of Jan.–Oct., so this is your last chance of 2012 to take advantage of Chock’s mastery. Kalihi-Palama Library, 1325 Kalihi St.: Thu., 10/25, (6pm) Free. [hawaiimagicclub.com], 234-5262

Spooky: Haunted Stories from Around the World Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents these scary stories, collected and performed by Jeff Gere, to freak you out. There will be an onstage workshop on Sat., 10/27 at 2:30pm. Ages 8+. Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Queen Emma Sq.: Sat., 10/27 at 7:30pm. $10–$20. [htyweb.org]

SpookyLau at Anna’s A Halloween Costume Dance Party to raise funds for Angel Network Charities, with The Piranha Brothers, costume contests and raffles. Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St.: Sat., 10/27, (7pm–1am) $25. [email: ANCAngels]

The 5th Annual Hallowbaloo Music + Arts Festival(See Hot Pick.) Sat., 10/27 (5:30–10pm) and Sun., 10/28 (3–6pm) [hallowbaloo.com]

The Modern Experience #HalloweenSideshow Blaise & Flash are creating a monster, transforming the Modern Honolulu’s ballroom into a circus sideshow. Check out the DJ Freakshow with DJs Anit, Compose, Delve and XL and a costume contest with a grand prize of $2,000 (you’re not even allowed in without a costume). 21+ only. VIP packages available. The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Blvd.: Wed., 10/31, (8pm–4am) $20. [email: tyler], [groovetickets.com]

Treats and Tails Tours Spooky stories, tasty treats and freaky factoids about animals will make these tours the most fun you’ve ever had at the Honolulu Zoo. Don’t forget to bring your bag! There will be a special treat for costumed keiki at the end of the program. Reservations recommended. Honolulu Zoo, Enter through Gate No. 3, Fri., 10/26 and Sat., 10/27, (5:30–7:30pm) $12–$20. 971-7195

Walk With The Dead This one-and-a-half mile walk visits sites of murder, death and suicide in downtown Honolulu and Chinatown, so be prepared if you have nervous bowels–paranormal activity is known to occur at several of the sites visited. Reservations required, 21+ only. Meet in the Capitol District, Downtown: Sat., 10/27–Wed., 10/31, (7pm) $35. [email: filmguy54], [stevestoursandfilms.vpweb.com], 395-0674

Zombiethon! Uncle Vanya and Zombies director and UH professor Markus Wessendorf has teamed up with the Doris Duke Theatre to present the first Zombiethon!, featuring screenings of the best zombie flicks (See Film Blurbs for schedule.) In addition to the film series, Wessendorf will accompany expert panelists on Sat., 10/27 at 4pm to discuss “The Zombie Renaissance: Why Now?” ($3–$5). Doris Duke Theatre, 900 S. Beretania St.: Fri., 10/26–Thu., 11/1 532-8768