Halloweekend Happenings, HBO Max's Love Life Date Night, Madonna's Truth or Dare Screening & More of L.A.'s Best Events

Plus, Yappy Hour at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Huluween takes over Santa Monica, and other cool happenings.

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.

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Ongoing Pop-Up Shops & Events

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HBO Max Presents Love Life Date Night (L.A.): In celebration of the premiere of the second season of HBO Max's Love Life. The network is teaming up with the dating app BLK and the events platform Black Restaurant Week to host date nights at eight Black-owned restaurants. The Date Nights will include custom food and cocktail menus inspired by the series, conversation cards, and photo ops. Make your reservation here.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 29
Where: Alta Adams, 5359 W Adams Blvd., L.A., 90016
Post & Beam, 3767 Santa Rosalia Dr, L.A., 90008

Huluween (Santa Monica): Hulu is here and this year the streaming service is being taken over by Uluh, the malevolent evil spirit. The wicked platform is throwing a free Halloween weekend celebration at the Santa Monica Pier. Guests will be placed at the center of a spooky and immersive experience featuring photo activations and more.
When: Saturday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 31 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90401

House of Horrors: A Prime Video Pop Up Shop (WeHo): To celebrate the launch of Now Screaming and spooky season, Amazon Prime Video is hosting a pop-up shop featuring feature show-inspired costume displays from Amazon Originals. Visitors will also be able to shop the costume displays and take photos at the activations.
When: Now through Monday, Nov. 1
Where: 551 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 90069

What's Ya Vibe? Immersive Exhibit (Crenshaw): Los Angeles' latest immersive exhibit is coming to a close this weekend. Stop by the art exhibit and let your inner child loose. Curated by a woman of color, the gallery was brought to you by ten Black artists. Check out the exhibit's full list of happenings here.
When: Now through Monday, Nov. 1
Where: Orthodox, 2712 West 54th St., L.A., 90043

Hoka Pop-Up (WeHo): Hoka is set to host their first-ever brick-and-mortar bi-coastal pop-ups in Melrose. The retail experience will feature the latest technologies and in-store experiences such as 3D foot scanning devices by Volumental, smart lockers, and more. Customers can also purchase exclusive apparel.
When: Now through Wednesday, Dec. 1
Where: 8551 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 90069

Photo: Courtesy of Dreamscape

Dreamscape's Men in Black: First Assignment VR Experience (Century City): It's time to suit up! Be one of the first Angeleno agents to try Dreamscape's Men in Black: First Assignment VR Experience. Work together with your crew to take on the dreaded Octopoids. All travelers must be at least 48 inches tall and 10+ years old. Travelers under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket to sign the Dreamscape waiver on the child's behalf. Tickets are $23.50; buy them online here.
When: Open now
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067

Thursday, Oct. 28

Madonna: Truth or Dare Screening (DTLA): To celebrate Madonna: Truth or Dare's 30th anniversary, the Sound of Summer group will be screening the iconic film. After watching the documentary, guests can also expect dj sets, Mothermary Madonna live tribute, and a vogue showcase. Tickets are $25; purchase them here!
When: Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.
Where: NeueHouse Studio A, 6121 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90037

Lovett or Leave It: Live or Else (Hollywood): Crooked Media is hosting the return of Jon Lovett's beloved live comedy series, "Lovett or Leave It: Live or Else." For Halloween, they are hosting a very special and scary show. Tickets start at $25; you can purchase them here.
When: Thursday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m.
Where: Cinelounge® Outdoors Hollywood, 1625 North Las Palmas Ave., L.A., 90028

RL Grimes Presents Halloween X (Hollywood): RL Grimes is celebrating his iconic Halloween mix series with a live performance. He'll be premiering Halloween X from the popular music venue for both guests in-person and online. Tickets are $13.13; purchase them here.
When: Thursday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90028

Disco Do Jour (Hollywood): It's time to party! DJs, Zah, William Reed, and more will be stopping by the Thompson Hollywood for a night of beats and dancing. Admission is open to the public.
When: Thursday, Oct. 28 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Bar Lis, 1541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Friday, Oct. 29

Yappy Hour (Santa Monica): Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is throwing a Halloween celebration for both you and your furry friend. Try your luck and enter your pup in the doggy costume contest for a chance to win a one-night stay at the hotel. Also, enjoy cocktails from Nosotros Tequila and treats from Healthy Spot. Find out more here.
When: Friday, Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

Día de los Muertos ft. DJ Jason Bentley (West L.A.): Get ready to dance the night away by the pool. Kyle Woods is going to be djing along with the event's special guest DJ Jason Bentley. Crafted cocktails will be provided by Bacardi. Register for the free event here.
When: Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m.
Where: The Hotel June, 8639 Lincoln Blvd., L.A., 90045

Death on the Dance Floor (Hollywood): Bar Lis is continuing the fun and throwing another dance party. Enjoy beats by DJ Myles Henrick and Wade Crescent. Admission is open to the public and you can make your reservation here.
When: Friday, Oct. 29 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Bar Lis, 1541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Saturday, Oct. 30

Skybar Presents: Wicked Paradise Halloween (WeHo): Wicked Paradise is back for a wicked Halloween party! Turn up to sounds by Georgia Sinclair and Amicaz. The 21+ event is open to the public but, make sure to book your table here!
When: Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.
Where: Mondrian Hotel, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069

Sunday, Oct. 31

Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting their weekly flea market. Visitors can shop art, clothing, furniture, beauty products, and more from local vendors. Safety protocols include limited capacity and mandatory masks. Tickets are $5; buy them online here.
When: Sunday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Stay Open Halloween Party (Venice): Enjoy a night full of fun and live music just steps from the ocean. Don't miss a performance by Cain Culto and drinks and food provided by Slides n Fries. There will also be a costume contest. Tickets are $15; buy them here.
When: Sunday, Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Stay Open Venice Beach, 11 Brooks Ave. #B, Venice, 90291

Halloween Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club Drive-Up (Santa Monica): Filmgoers can choose to "drive-in" or "drive-up," and enjoy their film from their vehicle or dedicated Lawn Box. Enjoy the spooky season with a screening of Halloween. Tickets for a Lawn Box start at $29, while the Movie Buddy Vehicle is $25. Purchase them online here!
When: Sunday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m.
Where: Rooftop Cinema Club @ Santa Monica Airport, 3233 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica, 90405

Sunday, Nov. 14

Alzheimer's Los Angeles "Making Memories" Festival (Chinatown): Alzheimer's Los Angeles, the oldest L.A. community-based organization serving families living with Alzheimer's, is honoring and celebrating 40 years of service to the community with a vibrant celebration of food and music with Grammy Award-winners Ozomatli. Tickets on sale here.
When: Sunday, Nov. 14 at noon
Where: L.A. State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring St., L.A., 90012

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