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 2018.
Brick or Treat Party Nights at Legoland - Carlsbad, CA - Sep 29 to Oct 27, 2018
Saturday nights through October, features live entertainment, character meet and greets, costume contests, treat stations, pumpkin patch build, dance party, and more
Boo at the LA Zoo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2018
Boo at the Zoo happens every day in October, with special entertainment and activities on the weekends, and trick or treating on 10/20-21 and 10/27-28. 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.
Haunted Little Tokyo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2018
A month of frightful fun in Little Tokyo, with pumpkin patches, trick or treating, games, movie screenings, walking tours, costume contest and more
Absolutely Halloween - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 6 to Oct 28, 2018
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.
ScreamFest - Hollywood, CA - Oct 9 to Oct 19, 2018
Film festival screening horror films old and new. Tickets are $11 each, and screenings are held at TCL Chines 6 Theatres.
Halloween Happenings in Burbank - Burbank, CA - Oct 12 to Oct 31, 2018
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.
Monster Dash 5K, 10K, 15K and half marathon - Huntington Beach, CA - Oct 20, 2018
Fun run with an open course – and no DNF’s – you can drop down to a lower length at any time. The parking lot opens at 7am behind the Jack-in-the-Box off PCH and Warner Ave in Huntington Beach.
Trick or Treating at the Zoo - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 20 to Oct 28, 2018
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.
Halloween Events - Whittier, CA - Oct 20, 2018
Head to Sorensen Park for a costume contest, candy giveaway, and more
Underwater Pumpkin Carving - Santa Clarita, CA - Oct 20, 2018
The Santa Clarita Aquatics Center has scuba diving teams carving pumpkin masterpieces in the diving pool, plus games, trick or treating and more.
Downtown LA Halloween Club Crawl - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2018
Visit multiple venues in downtown Los Angeles for drink specials and no cover charges. Costume contest and more
Hollywood Club Crawl Halloween Party - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2018
Visit multiple venues in Hollywood for drink specials and no cover charges. Costume contest and more
Halloweenie 12 - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 26, 2018
Freddy & Jason’s Halloweenie returns for it’s 13th year – 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 26, 2018
Annual Halloween party in the Penthouse at Elevate lounge.
Treats n Suites Halloween Bash - Carson, CA - Oct 26, 2018
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.
Hollywood Pub Crawl - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Twelve hours of dashing from bar to bar on Hollywood Blvd for a self-guided pub crawl with food, drink and event specials at over 10 venues!
Haunted Hollywood Halloween Party - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
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 27, 2018
Great dance floor, eye candy, costume contest, and events going every 30 minutes on the main stage plus two fully stocked bars!
Heaven & Hell Halloween - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
One night with two afterlifes – Heaven and Hell
Hollywood Halloween Pub Crawl - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27 to Oct 31, 2018
Half a dozen bars with drink specials, and costumes are encouraged!
Hollywood Monster Night - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Top DJs, dancers, costume contest, and more
Trick or Drink: Los Angeles Bar Crawl - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Check in at West End Nightclub 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 27, 2018
Hotel wide party with multiple rooms of music spun by world renowned DJs, table service, plus hotel and VIP packages available. Dress up as your favorite superhero or villain!
Haunted W Rooftop - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
W Hollywood hosts an annual party with 2 rooftop areas (both wish amazing views) and 4 DJs, party favors and more!
Hante Sofitel Halloween - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Halloween party at Hotel Sofitel LA, a French-inspired playground
Halloween Yacht Party - Newport Beach, CA - Oct 27, 2018
3 hour harbor cruise with unlimited buffet dinner, full cash bars, costume contest with cash prizes, DJ and two levels of dancing, and more
Sea Scare - San Pedro, CA - Oct 27, 2018
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 27, 2018
Trick or treating, costume contest, and more
All Night Horrorthon – Aero Theatre - Santa Monica, CA - Oct 27, 2018
All night marathon of horror films, with free between-film food, giveaways, trailers and shorts, special appearances, and more!
West Hollywood Halloween Carnival - West Hollywood, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Annual youth carnival at Plummer Park with entertainment, face painting, caricature artist, balloons, photo booth, costume contests, pumpkin patch, games and more
Haunted Halloween Hunt - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
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.
Carrera de los Muertos - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 27, 2018
5k that honors Day of the Dead – join friends and family to honor and remember loved ones that have passed in this cultural tradition.
PALS Halloween Dance - Torrance, CA - Oct 27, 2018
People Actively Learning and Sharing (PALS), a program that serves the population with special needs, presents a Halloween dance, with a DJ, photo booth, and game room.
Pugtacular Spooktacular - Torrance, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Pug Nation Rescue is hosting a dog costume contest, vendors, food, photo booth, adoptions, raffles and more.
Halloween in the Garden - Avalon, CA - Oct 27, 2018
The first 1000 Catalina residents get in free, admisison is $8 for adults and $4 for kids. Trail of fright, craft alley, games, prizes, costume contest, DJ dance party, treasure hunt, photo booth and more.
Happy Harbor Halloween - San Pedro, CA - Oct 27, 2018
Two locations of fun! The day begins with a Halloween-themed pet “bark or treat” followed by a costume parade, music, reptiles, arts & crafts, face painting, games, and more fun for all ages! Head to Downtown Harbor or Wilmington Waterfront Park to join in the fun!
Grand Park’s Downtown Die de los Muertos Altars - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 28 to Nov 4, 2018
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
Halloween Festival for DTLA Kids - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 31, 2018
Halloween Dance and Costume Contest - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 31, 2018
Annual Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center Halloween dance and costume contest with a DJ, refreshments and more – free event
Catalina Island Halloween Parade - Avalon, CA - Oct 31, 2018
The parade down Crescent Ave starts at 4pm – dress up in costume and join in the fun with Island kids and residents.
Halloween Costume Part at El Galleon - Avalon, CA - Oct 31, 2018
21+ party at El Galleon, with karaoke, costume contest, and more.