The Halloween Block Party opens at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 with the costume promenade beginning at 9:30 p.m. Cedar Springs Road will be fenced and closed to traffic most of the day, so come early to get good parking and enjoy the strip without cars. … The celebration continues through the week. The Round-Up Saloon stages Zombie Man Candy on Oct. 27 with the hottest decorations for the weekly retro dance. On Oct. 31, compete for cash prizes at midnight in the Halloween costume contest. … Just because a block party’s going on, doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be music. The Bright performs at Sue Ellen’s on Oct. 26. Bad Habits appears on Oct. 27 and Bella and Darla on Oct. 30. … Costume contests take place at all four Caven clubs on Oct. 31. Register at Sue Ellen’s, TMC: The Mining Company, JR.’s Bar & Grill and S4 by 9 p.m. Then after a night of spooky fun and laughter, the winners from each club compete for cash prizes at Station 4 at midnight. …  Celebrate Dia de los Muertos on Oct. 30 at Rainbow Lounge. Showtime is at 11 p.m. … Eden Lounge has a costume contest on Oct. 26 with drink tabs for the top three costumes. … Curious presents a pre-Halloween warm-up to the block party with a sexy costume contest at Havana. DJ Funk-E and DJ Nonsense spin. … This is coronation weekend for the United Court of the Lone Star Empire. As part of a bar tour, the group presents an Out of Town Show at the Dallas Eagle on Oct. 25. The Victory Show takes place on Oct. 27. Fangtasia is the Eagle’s Halloween party on Oct. 26. A costume contest hosted by Miss Wanda offers cash prizes. … Texas Gay Rodeo Association holds a cook out at Club Reflection on Oct. 27. A costume contest takes place on Oct. 31. … The Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington’s annual Halloween Fantasy Pageant takes place at Best Friends Club on Oct. 31. … Have a spooky and scary Halloween.