From the first-ever Haunted Hotel at Ace Hotel Downtown LA, to annual fêtes like the Hollywood Roosevelt Halloween Party, to concerts from Queens Of The Stone Age on Halloween night, to Danny Elfman’s Music from the Movies of Tim Burton at the Nokia, to a Children’s Halloween Fest at Montage in Beverly Hills … And if you are looking for a restaurant and cant find a reservation, try going through our friends over at Table8 who have open tables at AOC, Alma, Bestia, Republique and Bazaar.
Diana Agron, h.wood group’s John Terzian, CAA’s Michael Kives, RYOT’s Bryn Mooser, Jon Shook (co-owner of animal, Son of A Gun and Trois Mec), Jesse Metcalf and others host Halloween benefit at Masonic Lodge of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery for UNICEF’s education programs for Syrian children. DJ beeFOWL, DJ Six Seven, David Vincent Wolf, Gavin Turek. Champagne will be provided courtesy of Veuve Clicquot.
Paris Hilton’s Haunted Mansion at 1 OAK LA – Oct. 30
Music by Politik, reservations@1OAKLA.com
Rose McGowan hosts Black and White Halloween Ball at Bar Marmont – Oct 31
Treats! Halloween with Absolut Elyx in partnership with Utsinger Entertainment – Oct 31
This annual favorite is back. Spend Halloween in The Grand Ballroom, Teddy’s, The Historic Lobby and the Tropicana Pool.
Cinespia, FYF and the Ace Hotel present the first ever Halloween bash at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Party in the legendary haunted 1920s movie palace under a soaring gold ceiling and spooky towering lobby, and on the hotel’s gorgeous Broadway skyline.
1 OAK Haunted Mansion with DJ set by Nick Cannon – Oct. 31
Quentin Tarantino’s newly re-opened cinema plays host to all-night movie marathon featuring Cabin Fever, Hostel and Hostel: Part II. email@example.com
Monster Mash Halloween Costume Party at The Bungalow – Oct. 31
Popular ocean-side hideaway The Bungalow in Santa Monica becomes a Halloween fright-fest with its own Monster Mash Halloween Costume Party. “All monsters welcome” but reservations recommended: Call 310-899-8530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maroon 5 Annual Halloween Party – Oct. 31
Haunted Hotel Halloween at W Westwood Los Angeles
Spooky W Hollywood Halloween – Oct. 31
Hautned Hotel at the W Hollywood
Come dressed to impress and knock down some pins at Lucky Strike Lanes (Hollywood).
LACMA Costume Ball – Oct. 31
Guests are invited to come dressed as a ‘work of art’ and take late-night museum tours at LACMA. Music acts will be in the courtyards and galleries. Costume contest will be judged by three of Hollywood’s most acclaimed costume designers.
Goldenvoice & KROQ present Queens Of The Stone Age at the Forum with a stacked supporting troupe including The Kills, JD McPherson and Nick Oliveri’s Uncontrollable—plus a creepy assortment of carny types and sideshow surprises including SuicideGirls, Blackout Haunted House, King and Queen of Halloween Costume Competition.
Celebrate Halloween 2014 with Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, a unique concert with the Hollywood Studio Symphony and choir conducted by John Mauceri at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Music from Tim Burton’s movies include “Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Batman” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Master illusionist Ivan Amodei brings his acclaimed show Intimate Illusions to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. With live musical accompaniment by a talented concert cellist, this intimate, 90-minute performance cleverly combines world-class sleight-of-hand, fantastic storytelling and audience participation with razor-sharp wit and an entertaining theatrical twist.
Children’s Halloween Fest at Montage Beverly Hills – Oct. 25
The Montage in Beverly Hills hosts its first ever Halloween Fest! Children are welcome to dress up in their best Halloween costumes and join for Halloween cookie decorating, themed snacks and pastries, storytime with a special guest and Halloween arts and crafts from 11am to 2pm. $45 per child, 48-hour advanced reservations required. To reserve, call 310.860.7940.
The infield of Santa Anita track will be transformed in a Halloween Celebration with trick or treating, a petting zoo, carnival rides, pumpkin painting, pony rides, music with themed performances, photo booths, dunk tank, bounce houses and more! Wear your best costume for a chance to win Breeders’ Cup’s Best Dressed!
Halloween at L.A. Zoo – Oct. 18, 19, 25, 26
Spooky and safe family festivities include trick-or-treating, jack-o-lantern carving demonstrations, strolling characters and magicians, crafts, interactive musical entertainment, and up-close encounters with creepy, crawly, and slimy creatures. Even some of the animals will join in the fun, with seasonal treats all their own.
Seven blocks of 6th Street will be shut down between Berendo and Mariposa for this two day food festival. Expect to see lots of Cosplay. Ramen Burger, Shinsengumi, Eight Korean BBQ, Swirl Potato and Mama Musubi whipping up dishes, pop-up shops, carnival games.
The Railroad Museum in Burbank turns into a Halloween themed playground for kids for three weekends in Oct/Nov.
Located in Griffith Park, this actual hayride is the best option in town. A pumpkin patch, a haunted village, mazes, and monsters are well worth the price. It also attracts a ton of celebs.
It’s a slight hike to a whole other area code to get to Knott’s Berry Farm but worth the trip for the weekends leading up to Halloween when you want to test out your costumes or have a fun group date. Live shows, monsters and demons, mazes, scare zones and rides.
ALONE is a site-specific, immersive and artistic exploration of fear, loneliness and self preservation. It’s a thirty minute walkthrough experience which you may only enter alone, and where you become a willing victim to your own inner demons. Borrowing the structure of a typical haunted house, but ditching the blood, guts and psychotic clowns with chainsaws, ALONE explores the deepest regions of the bizarre, and places you as a participant in your own nightmare. undisclosed location // downtown los angeles
Touted as “the future of live entertainment” this moving play immerses you in a living, breathing world as you play your part in a psychologically disturbing tale of horror, suspense, mystery and adventure. You will interact with actors, perform actions, retrieve objects, solve mysteries, choose paths and sacrifice yourself if need be to further the story along. This year, you stand before the manor of the great author, Elena Fitzgerald,s a beloved novelist, creator of the Stygian Ascent; a twisted epic of dark fantasy. Held in Historic West Adams District at 2525 Arlington Ave. Tickets currently sold out with a notice to check the website for potential new dates.
After 80 years of blood-curdling horror film production, Universal Studios brings you the most terrifying 360 degree Halloween event in Los Angeles with More Dead Than Ever! Face 7 NEW mazes featuring The Walking Dead, Alien vs. Predator, From Dusk Till Dawn, An American Werewolf in London, SyFy’s Face Off, Dracula Untold and Clowns 3D: Music by Slash.
Dungeon of Doom – Oct. Wed – Sun
Walk through the actual prison corridor set used in “The Silence of the Lambs.” Step closer and see Hannibal Lecter’s jail cell, complete with authentic props from the movie. Then, explore the basement and see real costumes and props from “The Walking Dead.” See life-size costumes from your favorite cult heroes, like Freddy, Jason, Chucky, and more! Let the eeriness creep over you and see your favorite scary movie props in the basement of The Hollywood Museum. Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm.
Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) stars as the heroine from the SCREAM! films in this comic adaptation at Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz.