Halloween has taken a hiatus in Los Angeles over the past few years, but now it’s back with some sweet vengeance, and we mean that in the best way possible. From immersive spooky experiences to Halloween deals and devilishly delicious cocktails, we’ve collected the perfect plans for you this Halloween weekend and official day. (October 29-31!)
1. Wander through the haunted ‘House Of Spirits’ macabre cocktail soirée
Roam through an ominous residence at this macabre cocktail soirée, where a deeply sinister tale unfolds. This fall, guests are invited to sip on chilling concoctions, dabble in the dark arts, mingle with supernatural specters and unravel the secrets of Vaughan Hall. You invitation awaits you here…
When: October 28 through October 31, 2022
Location: 1828 Oak St. Los Angeles, 90015
2. Break out your inner pirate at this hidden concert in Mid City
All aboard the black pearl! Arrrggg, rumor has it there’s a hidden concert taking place in town, and all the pirates are on the hunt for it. Taking place in Mid City, Bite The Noise and Topanga Sessions are inviting all you scoundrels to check incredible performances by bands Sleeptalk, Poe The Passenger, and Madison Deaver. The location is revealed after ticket purchase. Grab your entry to hidden treasure here! Pirate costumes highly recommended.
Location: Mid City, exact coordinates revealed after ticket purchase:
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 8:00 PM
3. Bring the haunted house down at Rave To The Grave underground party
Lights Down Low and Pegasus have teamed up to throw a secret Halloween show full of eclectic and heart pounding music from global superstars to ignite your night. This is unmissable event is bound to sell out. Location to be announced night of show.
Expect daring visuals, festive costumes, and spooktacular insanity. This is a 21+ event only. Grab your spot here!
When: Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 at 11:00 PM
Location: Released after ticket purchase
4. Gather the whole family and hang out with creepy crawly spiders and lush plant at this botanic garden
From now until November 20th, South Coast Botanic Garden is ringing in the spookiest of seasons with its ‘All Things Wicked & Wonderful’ event. You can see the creepiest crawlies and most ominous plantlife, learn how to grow a garden just for Halloween cocktails, enter your pooch in the Howl-o-ween Costume Contest, and much more! Get all the details here.
Location: 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
4. Have A Happy Record-breaking HOWL-O-Ween With SoCal Corgi Beach Day
It’s the 10th anniversary of SoCal Corgi Beach Day, and they’re celebrating in a paw-sitively festive way! This FREE corgi-fronted event takes place twice a year, and they’re going full-on Halloween mode this fall right on Huntington Beach. Furry friends and their human companions can expect a day packed with activities like a corgi costume contest, best corgi butt (seriously, may the best fur-butt win), eating contest (for puppers), pet-centric village market, gourmet food trucks (for hoomans), several photo ops, giveaways, and so much more! Get all the details here.
When: From 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Corgi Beach Day, 100 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA, 92648
5. Grab yourself the ultimate Halloween cannabis basket full of flower treats
No tricks here! MECCA MID CITY is hooking up Angelenos with Halloween baskets full of cannabis goodies with an $80+ value for only $35. Take advantage of this sweet deal all weekend long up until Halloween.
When: Deal is available now, October 28 through October 31, 2022
Location: 5738 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
6. Party it up VIP style at Maxim’s sexy Halloween bash
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 10:00 PM to 02:00 AM
Location: Doheny Room, 9077 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) has officially crept their way into our plans, and it seems Abel ‘The Weeknd’ Tesfaye wants in on some of that action. The artist will be making sure all of our fears come true—to the point where Angelenos might be begging to “Escape From L.A.” Find out more here.
8. Haunt O’ Ween is almost over, but this Halloweekend is sure to be its biggest yet
Halloween is just around the corner, and the season is spookier than ever. Haunt O’ Ween is a family-friendly celebration of all things ghoulish, with trick or treating, face painting, rides, prizes, characters, and much more. The massive playground is a blast for all ages, and there’s even an adult section for the older crowd. Haunt O’ Ween has something for everyone, so get your tickets before it wraps up on the 31st! Get your tickets here.
When: October 28 through October, 31 2022
Location: 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd Old Post Office Building, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
9. Discover the dark tales of the most haunted spots with this murder mystery walking tour
Take a walk through the city to discover the underbelly and real ghosts haunting L.A. You’ll visit the Biltmore Hotel which is the last place the Black Dahlia was seen alive, the Hotel Cecil which has a sordid history of murders, suicides and killers (including the Night Stalker) along with other landmarks with dark tales. Get your tickets here.
10. Catch a double-feature spooky movie screening while smoking cannabis on a historic rooftop
Calling all horror film buffs and cannabis fanatics: spooky season has crept right in and 420 is every Sunday when it comes to The Cannabis And Movies Club.
This Sunday you can catch two iconic films: Beetle Juice and Paranormal Activity. Every one of their cinema events takes place at the historic Montalban Theater rooftop. Guests in attendance can expect music, fun activities, and delicious food options that will satisfy all your munchies. Yes, consumption of cannabis is allowed and even encouraged! So you are more than welcome to spark one up to calm the nerves from the spooky movies. The theater also has 200 seats allowing plenty of space to bring friends and make new ones. If you’re thinking about attending this cinematic event, visit The Cannabis And Movies Club site to become a member and grab your tickets.
When: Sunday, October 30, 2022: Beetle Juice & Paranormal Activity (Double Feature) – Doors open at 4P.M.
Location: 1615 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028
11. 13 haunted places that you can visit in Los Angeles this Halloween
Our favorite part of Halloween is indulging in treats and the adrenaline rush from being scared. What if we told you that you could have the best of both worlds? Los Angeles is full of history, which means it’s also full of eerie energy ranging from the good, and the bad to just downright creepy. Check out the full list if you dare!
12. Spend Halloween with Hall-Of-Famer Shaq at Shaqtoberfest
Shaqtoberfest is the ultimate Halloween bash that offers two incredible experiences right in front of the iconic ship. One of the spooky events takes place in the evening, while the other takes place after 8 P.M. or as they call it their Witching Hour. By day, there will be trick-or-treating spots, play zones, and other family-friendly festivities. At night, the entire place is transformed into a Halloween spectacle filled with monsters, spooky antics, and music galore. Get all the details here:
When: October 28 through October 31, 2022
Location: Shaqtoberfest is located alongside The Historic Queen Mary at 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
13. Head to this free Halloween block party in Little Tokyo
On October 29, the historic neighborhood is filling the streets with the spirit of the spooky season—and everyone, including undead souls, are invited to join. Revel with ghouls and ghosts of the town at a secret location featuring costume contests, live music with local DJs, and delicious food and cocktails from local Little Tokyo bars and restaurants. RSVP here!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 6 PM to 12 AM
Location: Little Tokyo, location revealed after RSVP
14. Party it up with ghosts at this historic haunted hotel
Start off your Halloween weekend in style at the Premiere Halloween Event taking place at the iconic Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles near LA Live! For this event we will be transforming the hotel into a breathtaking spooktacular event space with state of the art sound, and captivating entertainment throughout the night – including world class djs, fire dancers, an epic show and more! Grab your tickets here.
15. Ditch the neighborhood trick-or-treating and take a trip to Solvang for the Halloween Weekend!
Solvang may only be a two-hour drive from Los Angeles. However, it is like traveling to an idyllic fairy tale town. The Danish-inspired town is located in the center of California, has all the charm of a European village, and is the perfect spot to spend your Halloween weekend! You’ll surely love this town if you have a soft spot for old-world architecture and cottage-core aesthetics and are looking for the ideal autumnal spot! This beautiful town has all the coziness or Hygge you could ever want, and we can’t think of a better town to visit this holiday season! Get all the details here.
16. Network at this film industry Halloween bash right on a studio lot
The Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival is inviting Angelenos to join in on their exclusive entertainment industry Halloween party. It’s the perfect place to get festive while also networking. You’ll also get the chance to check out their newest studio digs in DTLA. Guests can expect a red carpet, DJ, dancing, photo ops, authentic movie props from major motion pictures, costume contest, fire breathing performances, drinks, food, and so much more! RSVP here.
When: Saturday, Oct 29, 2022, 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Location: SAS Movie Studio – 1755 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90031
17. Catch some Halloween movie classics at The Rooftop Cinema Club
The outdoor cinema mavens are back at three gorgeous rooftops in the Arts District, El Segundo and DTLA. This weekend they’re bringing you a thrilling movie lineup of Halloween cult classics and hits like Ghostbusters, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Mummy, Bettlejuice, and so much more! Head to the top floor and sink into a lounge chair for a hand-picked film under the stars with a twinkling city as your backdrop. And, yes, there’ll be tons of popcorn available too. Grab your tickets here!
18. ” force_follow=”true”]Go on an exclusive Halloween hidden bars and speakeasy tour
Get ready for Halloween with secret entrances and cocktails in Los Angeles! Starting at the first hidden gem, you’ll enjoy sophisticated cocktails and decor resembling 1920s Hollywood. Next, journey underground into a secluded cocktail den offering carnival-themed games and tarot reading. Finishing the night with a trip to Havana, you can expect live music, burlesque and upbeat Latin music that will be sure to get your hips moving! Bring your costume and explore some of the world’s best Speakeasy bars. Grab your tickets here!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 8:00 PM
Location: 6541 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles California, 90028
19. Experience iconic spooky symphonies by composer Danny Elfman at The Hollywood Bowl
Every year the iconic composer brings the enchanting Nightmare Before Christmas show, but this year you’ll get to hear Danny Elfman’s classics from Batman, Edward Scissor Hands, and more, along with original compositions from his solo career. There will be two performances one on October 28 and one on 29, 2022. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022
20. Celebrate at Halloween Monster Night 2022 at Sunset Room Hollywood
Year after year, Hollywood Monster Night puts on the most over-the-top Halloween party imaginable! The monster of all parties and the night that everyone looks forward to the entire year – there isn’t another Halloween event like it in Los Angeles! This year has been tailor-made to dazzle—celebrate Halloween in style with renown headlining DJs and live performances, dancers, aerialists and more. With hundreds of sexy costumed models, premium bar, in a glamorous Hollywood A-List venue, makes this Halloween event a truly one of a kind experience. Get your tickets now, the event only comes once a year!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022 at
Location: 1439 N. Ivar Avenue, 90028