Los Angeles Halloween Events 2012

Originally posted on October 12, 2012

Let’s take a break from real estate for a few minutes and check out some of the Los Angeles Halloween events for 2012.

West Hollywood Halloween Carnavaladvertised as “the largest Halloween street party in the world”.  This is a parade you need to attend Los Angeles Halloween Events 2012once as you will see by  This is not for the shy and retiring.  An area of West Hollywood is closed off from La Cienega to Doheny, with hundreds of thousands of people crammed together looking at the amazing costumes of the participants.  The event runs from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Parking is a problem.  I would say arrive early, but things really get going after 10:00 p.m. and the events runs well in to the early hours.  As I said before, you must attend the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval,  at least once in your life.  And it is FREE.

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

Advertised as “the scariest, most intense Halloween event in Southern California, this runs from October 12th through Halloween night, October 31st.  You will walk through terrifying mazes, dodging walkers from “The Walking Dead”, and there are several other rides to enjoy.  Times and ticket information.

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

This is the fourth year of the much talked about Hayride and this year will have more content than ever.  The story of an entire village killed in a fire will be told and all the horror experienced while taking the ride.  See if you can survive the Dark Maze without having the staff extracting you.  Enjoy the sideshow entertainment.  Located at Griffith Park Old Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Ave, the event takes place from October 4th through Halloween night, October 31st.  Ticket and times.

2012 Halloween events in Los Angeles

Halloween Party for Downtown L.A. Kids

The Downtown Center Business Improvement District holds its 5th annual Halloween Party for kids who call Downtown L.A. home.  It will take place at Grand Hope Park from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  Games, food and entertainment are included.  Ticket information.

The Blumhouse of Horrors

The producers of “Paranormal Activity” and other horror movies, offer a tour of a possessed Los Angeles theater.  (Full story).  Home to dark magic, and opened for the first time since closing after a tragic accident.  Don’t volunteer for any of the magic tricks.  You might not survive.  Open from October 4 to November 3.  Tickets and times.


Safe Haven Trick-or Treating

Heritage Square Museum will open its doors from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on October 31st for kids 1-12 years.  Located at 3800 Homer St., Los Angeles 90031.

Haunted Hollywood

Jump on Starline Tour #22 and see a different side of Hollywood.  The spooky side.  Tickets and times.

Dia de Los Muertos

The 13th Annual Dia del Los Muertos, will be held on October 27th, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Hollywood Forever, Los Angeles’ oldest cemetary from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Witness ancient ceremonial tributes in this spiritual celebration.  The featured performers will be Ozomatli, The Santa Cecilia, Very Be Careful, Las Cafeteras, and Tribu.  Tickets and information.

Santa Monica Halloween Pub Crawl

Obviously not for the little ones.  Put on your costumes, buy your tickets, head to the Circle Bar, 2926 Main St., and go….

Newport Beach Halloween Events

(4) Comments

  1. T Burton

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    One more to add to this good list (if I may): the annual silent movie & organ performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall. I work with the LA Phil and have attended this 3 out of 5 of the past years…it’s spooky and fun and good for all ages. http://laphil.com/SilentFilm

  2. Jamie Barren presents Haunted Hotel at the W Hollywood
    Saturday, October 27th 2012, 9:00pm – 2:00am

    Featuring music by legendary DJ Swerve along with surpise celebrity guest djs and more!

    Join us – we dare you – where a mysterious underground universe lingers… Transport to a place where dancing ensues in public spaces.
    BUY DISCOUNTED PRESALE TIX ASAP AT – http://whollywoodhalloween2012-jb.eventbrite.com/

    For more info and updates, contact Jamie Barren at 310-749-9029. FYI – THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST SO ACT FAST FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS!

    Living Room – Top 40 | Station – Live Video DJ | Delphine – House Music

    W Hollywood is ready for its close-up. Taking a leading role in putting a fresh face on this world famous celebrity mecca, W Hollywood arrives at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine. With 305 guest-rooms and 143 private residences, W Hollywood is the new star in town! If a cocktail is what you desire, then get your mingle on in the Living Room, home to fashion trunk shows, wine tastings and film screenings. Station Hollywood is our outdoor courtyard which features a monumental movie screen that faces a 3,500 square foot outdoor lounge. Our French brasserie, Delphine, will delight you with exquisite cuisine. Developed by the renowned Innovative Dining Group (Sushi Roku, Katana, and BOA Steakhouse), Delphine Brasserie brings a taste of the Côte d’Azur to the heart of Hollywood.

    W Hollywood is located at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard, LA, CA 90028. This event is 21/over only.

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