There are a number of options to celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles. Adults can choose from some wild California Halloween parties. Families can select a kid friendly event to enjoy. It’s October and time to make plans to celebrate Halloween in LA for 2021.
Halloween Happenings in Burbank - Burbank, CA - Oct 11 to Oct 31, 2019
Burbank Parks & Rec offer a series of Halloween events, kicking off with a three-day Haunted Adventure at Stough Canyon Park (no children under 6), a Spooky Boo Bash for 55+ at McCambridge Recreation Center and a free Skullyball (glow in the dark volleyball) for middle and high school students at Verdugo Rec Center, both on the 20th. Head to Verdugo Aquatic Facility on the 21st for a floating pumpkin patch, and a Halloween skatefest at Valley State Park on the 26th. Bring your preschooler to McCambridge Rec Center for the Little Pumpkins Tot Party on the 27th (space is limited, registration is required) and the elementary kids for a Halloween Carnival on Halloween. There’s something for everyone this Halloween, so check out the details on the event website.
Underwater Pumpkin Carving - Santa Clarita, CA - Oct 19, 2019
The Santa Clarita Aquatics Center has scuba diving teams carving pumpkin masterpieces in the diving pool, plus games, trick or treating and more.
Pugtacular Spooktacular - Torrance, CA - Oct 19, 2019
Pug Nation Rescue is hosting a dog costume contest, vendors, food, photo booth, adoptions, raffles and more.
Halloweenie - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 25, 2019
Freddy & Jason’s Halloweenie returns – come out for a night of dancing, drinking, and photo ops at the Balasco Theater. Benefits GMCLA’s youth outreach programs.
911 Halloween Party - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 25, 2019
Annual Halloween party in the Penthouse at Elevate lounge. Costumes preferred but not required.
Treats n Suites Halloween Bash - Carson, CA - Oct 25, 2019
Trick or treating and arts & crafts, costume contest & parade, and hayride, with the opportunity to meet some of the players from the LA Galaxy, LA Chargers, LA Sparks, and LA Kings teams.
Haunted Hollywood Halloween Party - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2019
Haunted Apt 503 hosts this party, private to the Ivy Plus Society until 10pm. DJ, food, costume contest, and more
NoHo MonsterBash - North Hollywood, CA - Oct 26, 2019
Great dance floor, eye candy, costume contest, and events going every 30 minutes on the main stage plus two fully stocked bars!
Hollywood Halloween Pub Crawl - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2019
Half a dozen bars with drink specials, and costumes are encouraged!
Trick or Drink: Los Angeles Bar Crawl - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 26 to Oct 31, 2019
Check in at Britannia Pub to get your wristband and the map of participating bars, then head out for drink specials without a cover!
Halloween at the Hollywood Roosevelt - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2019
This year’s party will be 80’s inspired and and feature LA’s top DJ’s. Hotel wide party with multiple rooms of music spun by world renowned DJs, table service, plus hotel and VIP packages available.
Haunted W Rooftop - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2019
W Hollywood hosts an annual party with 2 rooftop areas (both wish amazing views) and 4 DJs, party favors and more!
Haunted Halloween Hunt - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2019
A clue-solving Halloween adventure – it’s part scavenger hunt, race, and escape game all in one. Teams of two to four players will set out on an adventure around downtown LA, with tricks, treats, challenges, clues, and more.
West Hollywood Halloween Carnival - West Hollywood, CA - Oct 24, 2020
Modification for 2020: Dribe through Trunk ot Treat event at Plummer Park. Experience the sights and sounds of all things Halloween as you drive over to Plummer Park and enjoy a fun and safe way to Trick-or-Treat in your car while maintaining social distancing. Car trunks will be decorated for your viewing pleasure in various Halloween themes at the North Parking located at the intersection of Fountain Avenue and Vista Street. Children will enjoy a pumpkin patch, take-home craft activity kits, swag items, DJ, entertainment, prizes, candy and more. Register online. Normally: Annual youth carnival at West Hollywood Park with entertainment, face painting, caricature artist, balloons, photo booth, costume contests, pumpkin patch, games and more
Halloween Costume Party at El Galleon - Avalon, CA - Oct 31, 2020
Nightmare in the Streets Golf Cart Parade - Avalon, CA - Oct 31, 2020
4-5pm on Casino Way. Contest for best costume, most deck out cart and best family themed costume. Candy bags will be provided
Boo at the LA Zoo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2021
Boo at the Zoo happens every day in October, with special entertainment and activities on the weekends, and trick or treating on the last two weekends. Daily activities include a spooky stroll with a mini pumpkin patch and photo ops, Animals & You Boo with the opportunity to get up close with the animals, Boo Bird Show and more. Regular zoo admission is required.
Trick or Treating at the Zoo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2021
Part of the Boo at the Zoo festivities, with trick or treating for the kids in the last two weekends before Halloween. Dress up and collect candy from around the zoo! Other Boo at the Zoo activities will be happening including special events for the weekends. Regular zoo admission is required.
Absolutely Halloween - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 29, 2021
Every year on Halloween, one person is chosen to save Halloween for one more year. Watch a young girl named Candy learn about life, love, laughter and sugar as she helps costume characters who come to live on a magical adventure to save Halloween.
Brick or Treat Party Nights at Legoland - Carlsbad, CA - Oct 2 to Oct 30, 2021
Saturday nights through October, features live entertainment, character meet and greets, costume contests, treat stations, pumpkin patch build, dance party, and more
ScreamFest - Hollywood, CA - Oct 12 to Oct 21, 2021
Screenings are virtual for 2020. Film festival screening horror films old and new. Festival passes and individual tickets will both be available, and screenings are held at TCL Chines 6 Theatres.
Haunted Little Tokyo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 16 to Oct 30, 2021
A month of frightful fun in Little Tokyo, with pumpkin patches, trick or treating, games, movie screenings, walking tours, costume contest and more
Grand Park’s Downtown Dia de los Muertos Altars - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 22 to Oct 2, 2021
The traditions of Dia de los Muertos are celebrated in Grand Park, with many ways to experience and learn about the holiday. 50 altars and art installations by local artists will be on display, with free lunchtime tours
Sea Scare - San Pedro, CA - Oct 23, 2021
Your favorite attractions return, like Trick-or-Treat Trail, Seaside Boardwalk, a party zone, and Skull Alley, all at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
Halloween Capers - Whittier, CA - Oct 23, 2021
Trick or treating, costume contest, and more
All Night Horrorthon – Aero Theatre - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 23, 2021
All night marathon of horror films, with free between-film food, giveaways, trailers and shorts, special appearances, and more!
Monster Dash 5K, 10K, 15K and half marathon - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 24 to Oct 31, 2021
Three opportunities – first weekend in Santa Monica, second weekend also in Long Beach.
Heaven & Hell Halloween - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2021
One night with two afterlifes – Heaven and Hell
Halloween Dance and Costume Contest - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 28, 2021
Annual Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center Halloween dance and costume contest with a DJ, refreshments and more – free event
Hollywood Club Crawl Halloween Party - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 29 to Oct 31, 2021
Visit multiple venues in Hollywood for drink specials and no cover charges. Costume contest and more
Hollywood Monster Night - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 29, 2021
Top DJs, dancers, costume contest, and more
Downtown LA Halloween Club Crawl - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 30, 2021
Visit multiple venues in downtown Los Angeles for drink specials and no cover charges. Costume contest and more
Carrera de los Muertos - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 30, 2021
5k that honors Day of the Dead – join friends and family to honor and remember loved ones that have passed in this cultural tradition.
Happy Harbor Halloween and Pet Parade - San Pedro, CA - Oct 30, 2021
This event will feature a pet costume fashion show and contest, complete with trick-or-treating and a promenade walk. Dress your furry friends up in their best costumes and head to the Downtown Harbor 504 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro
Historical Cemetery Tour – Long Beach - Long Beach, CA - Oct 30, 2021
25th Annual Cemetery Tour. This one-of-a-kind living history event provides an amazing opportunity to remember the lesser-known and well-known figures in Long Beach history. The tour is appropriate for families and all ages. There is nothing scary about the vignettes or the location. Tickets are sold online and at the gate from 8:30 a.m. until noon just inside the main gateway on Willow Street or at the Orange Avenue entrance. Held at Sunnyside and Municipal Cemeteries on E Willow St.
French Tuesday Halloween - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 31, 2021
An evening of live high-energy musical , DJ and entertainment vibes, digital screens all around the venue, fully costumed participants and much more… Expect the unexpected.
Halloween Festival for DTLA Kids - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 31, 2021
Children and their families living and working in Downtown Los Angeles are invited to celebrate Halloween at the annual Halloween Festival in Grand Hope Park at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). Families will enjoy hot dogs, face painters, bounce houses, arts and crafts tables, puppet shows, trick-or-treat doors, and more.
Catalina Island Halloween Parade - Avalon, CA - Oct 31, 2021
The parade down Crescent Ave starts at 4pm – dress up in costume and join in the fun with Island kids and residents.
Dia de los Muertos Family Festival - Avalon, CA - Nov 1, 2021
This colorful Mexican celebration of life and death honors family members and friends that are no longer with us. The Día de los Muertos Family Festival has something for all ages: live music, a dance performance, an art project and more. Individuals, families and businesses are encouraged to submit an ofrenda (altar) and/or work of art for a chance to win a prize.
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