From Haunted Happenings to Scary Screenings: Here's the Ultimate Guide to Halloween Events in L.A.

Have a ghoulishly good time in L.A. at these fun Halloween events!

All treats, no tricks! From haunted old Hollywood houses to raging rooftop venues, Los Angeles is the place to be for the Halloween season.

We've put together a curated selection of Los Angeles' most thrilling, eerie, and entertaining events for you and your group to savor this month. Our lineup offers something for everyone, ranging from spine-tingling theme park fright nights to lively costume parties, family-friendly themed hikes, and more laid-back options like outdoor movie screenings and additional enjoyable experiences.

Halloween Horror Nights (Hollywood): Make your way (screaming) through terrifying mazes at Halloween Horror Nights for the annual event held at Universal Studios Hollywood. Some of this year's mazes are based on The Haunting of Hill House, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Exorcist, The Walking Dead, and Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. Scare zones are replete with nightmarish creatures that you'll want to do your best to avoid, so be sure to do what we did and take enough friends with you to act as your barricade. And don't forget to bring proof of vaccination or of a negative test taken within 72 hours of your visit.
When: Thursday, Sept. 7 through Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily
Where: 100 Universal City Plaza, L.A., 90068
Tickets: $84 to $107 for single-night tickets online here

Nights of the Jack (Calabasas): Calabasas' notorious Halloween happening, Nights of the Jack, is back with its self-guided walking trail at King Gillette Ranch. This family-friendly showcase isn't your average pumpkin patch – it's an illuminated outdoor gallery of artfully carved gourds, from tiny to larger-than-life. Plus, they've devised a spook-tacular illuminated light show under the autumn sky. Hot cider and seasonal cocktails are available at the Spookeasy bar and little ones get festive fall treats. Also, prep yourself for a live pumpkin carver, top L.A. food trucks, and several other IG-worthy moments.
When: Friday, Sept. 29 through Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Where: 26800 West Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas, 91302
Tickets: $26.99 to $64.99; buy online here

Angel of Light (DTLA): Angel of Light is the brand new haunting, immersive theatrical and horror production where horror fanatics will witness the gripping and terrifying story of Rota Krisha. The 60-minute experience fuses live theater with advanced technology to take those who dare deep into the past, including the power of Dolby Atmos sound, projection mapping, shifting light and music, and power strobe lights.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Tuesday, Oct. 31
Where: Los Angeles Theatre, 615 South Broadway, 90014-1803
Tickets: General Admission is $70 per person

Fort's Witch Houses Trail (Multiple Locations): Fort L.A. is putting on their 4th edition of their popular Witch Houses trail. Explore the cities' best storybook-style homes including the Wolf's Lair and Chateau Le Moine. Find out more here.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 4 through Tuesday, Oct. 31
Where: Multiple Locations
Tickets: Free

Movie Nights At The Godfrey Hotel iO Rooftop Bar & Lounge (Hollywood): Halloween Movie Nights at the Godfrey Hotel are back at I|O Rooftop Bar & Lounge. All are welcome to join for weekly screenings of scary movies on the rooftop's 60 ft outdoor screen. Each reservation includes access to the rooftop, reserved seating, complimentary popcorn and cotton candy, complimentary use of the Godfrey blankets, chance to win prizes with Movie Trivia Games and fun photos in our 360 photo booth.
When: Thursday, Oct. 5 through Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m.
Where: I|O Rooftop Hollywood, 1400 North Cahuenga Blvd., L.A., 90028
TIckets: Free entry with reservation on Eventbrite; $40.00 minimum spend required on food & beverage per person. Complimentary Parking when spend is met.

Movie Under the Stars- The Nightmare Before Christmas Screening (Playa Vista): This is Halloween! To celebrate, Runway Playa Vista is hosting a movie night at their cozy open-air cinema. They will be showcasing Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. Come early to secure your spot and place your take-out order from one of the many eateries at Runway.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 8 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Where: Runway Playa Vista, 12775 Millennium Dr., Playa Vista, 90094
Tickets: RSVP Now

Hocus Pocus & The Craft Drive-In Movie Night (Glendale): Nothing brings fall vibes like a drive-in theater! See outdoor movies inside or outside your car. Enjoy a screening of "Hocus Pocus" and "The Craft."
When: Saturday, Oct. 21 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Electric Dusk Drive-In, 236 North Central Ave., Glendale, 91203
Tickets: Double Feature Tickets are $42 for Car Entry

Howl-O-Ween Costume & Pawrade (Playa Vista): Bring your furry friend to the fourth annual Howl-O-Ween Costume & Pawrade. Bust out the most creative costumes for your pooch to strut down the runway for a chance to win fun prizes from Healthy Spot & Pawestruck!
When: Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Runway Playa Vista, 12775 West Millennium, L.A., 90094
Tickets: Free

Grandmaster Recorders Presents The Smashing Pumpkins (Hollywood): Grandmaster Recorders will be hosting its third Musical Dining Series, celebrating the Smashing Pumpkins. Diners will savor a five-course family-style tasting menu created by Executive Chef Blake Shailes featuring highlights such as Honey Nut Squash Arancini, Pumpkin Focaccia, Chestnut Garganelli & more.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 5:30 p.m. 10 p.m.
Where: Grandmaster Recorders, 1518 North Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $75 per person

Escape Halloween (San Bernardino): Escape Halloween, North America's premier Halloween dance music festival, is back and with a star-studded lineup. Escape Halloween's 12th edition will feature marquee headlining talent including Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, DJ Snake, Kaskade, Malaa, Rezz, Slander, Tchami, Three 6 Mafia, Zedd, and more.
When: Friday, Oct. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 28
Where: NOS Events Center, 689 South East St., San Bernardino, 92408
Tickets: Two-day GA ($229.95), GA+ ($289.95), and VIP passes ($339.95); purchase them here.

BALEENkitchen (Redondo Beach): The Balloween Vampire Pirate Bash offers an exciting evening with a dinner feast and party. Co-hosted by the Rock Music Alliance and The Portofino Hotel & Marina, the event features DJ Love's music, mesmerizing performances by RMA GoGo Girls, and a costume contest at midnight. Attendees are encouraged to wear any costume they like, and purchasing a ticket includes a 15% discount on their bill, promising a night of feasting, music, costumes, and mischief in a thrilling atmosphere.
When: Friday, Oct. 27 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. & 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: Portofino Hotel & Marina, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, 90277
Tickets: $30 to $40; purchase them here

Paramount+ Peak Screaming Lodge Pop-Up (Century City): Paramount+ presents The Peak Screaming Lodge, an immersive, pop-up, Halloween experience riddled with some of Paramount+'s scariest films and series in the heart of Los Angeles. Visitors can step inside their favorite shows and movies from Monster High 2 to Yellowjackets to Pet Semetary: Bloodlines.
When: Friday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90067
Tickets: Free

Dia Y Noche De Los Muertos (Hollywood): Experience the beauty of cultural rituals and artistic performances in honor of Dia Los Muertos. Delight in the enchanting Children's Plaza and explore over 150 Aztec dancers and performers on four spectacular stages. Indulge in delectable food, captivating crafts, and the spirit of togetherness. Enjoy musical stylings from featured artists such as DannyLux and Irene Diaz. As the sun sets, guests can also dance under the stars, celebrating life and paying tribute to our beloved ancestors. For the nighttime event you can look forward to beats presented by Nochenegra, a vinyl party all the way from Mexico City featuring DJ Mar and DJ El Keamo.Additional performances to look forward to include Bratty, Camila Fernandez, and Banda Las Angelinas.
When: Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A., 90038
Tickets: Tickets are available for purchase here and start at $60

Halloween Party & Cannabis Costume Contest Presented by The Studio Lounge (WeHo): Cake Moss is hosting this year's Hallo-weed party at The Artist Tree, which includes tricks and treats of all sorts in the form of spooky themed cannabis cocktails, entertainment, and some ghostly surprises. Enter if you dare to be fabulous and leave with some goodies and perhaps even a chance to be entered into the West Hollywood Community Costume Contest on Halloween night that will feature celebrity judges.
When: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.
Where: The Studio Lounge at The Artist Tree, 8625 Santa Monica Blvd., WeHo, 90069
Tickets: Free

Haunted Hotel Halloween Party at SLS Hotel (Beverly Hills): SLS Beverly Hills' Haunted Hotel Halloween Party will be a costume soiree in the hotel's enchanted speakeasy, Wasp in a Wig, which is inspired by Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass. DJ Skemaddox will be spinning tunes all night. Guests can have the party last all night by purchasing SLS Beverly Hills' Halloween Room Package, a 2-night minimum stay that includes a $100 food & beverage credit (available to use at Vista Rooftop, The Nook, or in room dining), entrance to the Haunted Halloween Party, and open bar tickets for two.
When: Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: SLS Hotel, 465 South La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 90048
Tickets: Early bird tickets are only at $25; purchase them here

Spookysburg Halloween at Smorgasburg (DTLA): Smorgasburg is hosting a fun-filled day with trick or treating in the shopping aisle, a costume contest in the family friendly beer garden, face painting, slime making, arts and crafts, a life sized Barbie DJ @discoshrine, and all of your favorite food vendors! Family-friendly Halloween hangs featuring: Trick or Treat Aisle, Costume Contests and Prize Games, Halloween vendor market, face painting, slime making.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., 90021
Tickets: Free

Halloween Bash (Playa Vista): Runway is hosting its 4th Annual Halloween Bash! The family-friendly event will feature arts and crafts, photo booths, spooky characters, and a petting zoo.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Runway Playa Vista, 12775 West Millennium, L.A., 90094
Tickets: Free

Hocus Pocus Halloween (Long Beach): Trick or treat at Long Beach's outdoor shopping complex! Shop from various vendors, meet the Sanderson Sisters and more.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: LBX Hangar, 4150 McGowen St., Long Beach, 90846
Tickets: Free

Sunday Warriors (DTLA): Hosted by Los Angeles-based event collective Stranger Than; in partnership with Mayan Warrior, the day into night affair will feature eclectic sets from some of house and techno's most respected selectors. The lineup includes Damian Lazarus, Guy Gerber, Mind Against and more.
When: Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m.
Where: Grand Park, 200 North Grand Ave., L.A., 90012
Tickets: Available Now Here

Horrific Spirits at Moxy & AC Hotel (DTLA): Situated across Arena, Moxy & AC Hotel DTLA is hosting a Horrific Spirits event in honor of Halloween. Guests will be able to begin their journey through the hotel's bars starting at 5pm to experience terror-themed cocktails and oodles of sugar-coated treats. Stop by the energetic oasis, Bar Moxy to get the evening going with their newest bourbon cocktail, The Mummy.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m.
Where: Moxy, 1260 South Figueroa St., L.A., 90015
Tickets: Free

Pink Taco's Dia De Los Muertos Bash (Hollywood): Pink Taco is serving up plenty of tequila on Halloween. The bar will be hosting a one of a kind event, serving up Happy Hour specials (ALL-NIGHT), music, face painting and a costume contest, with the best 3 costumes winning a Pink Taco gift card. Guests can enjoy Margaritas for $8, The OG Pink Tacos for $8, and more. To start the night off right, the first 25 guests through the door will be greeted with a special gift of Pink Taco swag.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to Close
Where: Pink Tacos, 8225 Sunset Blvd., L.A., 90046
Tickets: Free

Broken Shaker at Freehand Los Angeles (DTLA): The evening will be filled with sounds from local DJs to get the mood for a spooktacular night. Guests can indulge in delicious hand-crafted cocktail specials for $12, menu selects include: The Nightmare Before Litmas, a delectable frozen pina colada, The Basic Boo, a pumpkin favorite with cognac, Witches Get Stitches, a tequila tiki cocktail classic.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Broken Shaker, 416 West 8th St., L.A., 90014
Tickets: Free

Emerald Village Harvest Haunt (WeHo): Join The Artist Tree at the Emerald Village Harvest Haunt from 6pm-12am as they take over the block adjacent to the Halloween Carnaval. Over the course of the night, you'll find yourself indulging with spooky surprises, cannabis cocktails, munchies, music, a drag show hosted by Jasmine Masters of Rupaul's Drag Race, and more.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Santa Monica Blvd., between Robertson and La Peer, WeHo, 90069
Tickets: General Admission is $11 for the 21+ Event

Halloween Screening Party at Rooftop Cinema Club (DTLA): Get ready to be spellbound as we bring you a bewitching Halloween party on the rooftop of the Row. Arrive an hour before the movie to groove to a spine-tingling DJ set while you mingle and soak in the eerie ambiance. Your ticket includes a complimentary drink and a bag of popcorn to enhance your movie night experience. No Halloween party is complete without a costume contest, so come dressed to impress with your chance to win fun prizes.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 10:30 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., 90021
Tickets: General Admission is $45; purchase them here

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