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All the Best Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2018 in Los Angeles

Don't let Halloween sneak up on you — this year, Angelenos can get their tricks and treats at these Halloween parties, costume contests, and haunted hotels.

By / August 29, 2018
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Be Kind, Rewind 90s Halloween Party

Lucky Strike Live

LA's favorite pop-up 90s party Be Kind, Rewind hosts this Halloween bowling alley bash complete with free admission and a 90s-themed costume contest.


Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

October 24 — 28, 31

Old Zoo at Griffith Park

The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride is back for its 10th year and bigger than ever with four scare zones, a haunted maze, and scary-go-round, as well as extra dates around the holiday.

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Monster Bash Fundraiser Party

Marina Del Rey Marriott

Get your tricks, treats, and good karma at this Halloween party fundraiser benefitting Meals on Wheels West.

$55 - $108 / RSVP

Dusky Halloween Weekend

Sound Nightclub

Celebrate Halloween with international DJ duo Dusky at this late-night event at Sound nightclub.

$23 - $38 / RSVP

Gatsby’s Costume Ball

W Hollywood Ballrooms

Don your best flapper dress or zoot suit and get ready to dance the night away at this Gatsby-themed masquerade party held in a ballroom at the W Hollywood.

$27 - $116 / RSVP

Boo at the L.A. Zoo Overnight

L.A. Zoo

Bring the little ones along for this family-friendly overnight campout at the L.A. Zoo! Tickets include a guided nighttime tour, s’mores, and a spot to sleep under the stars.

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Heaven and Hell Halloween 2018


Heaven and hell come together at this 24th annual Halloween party featuring drinks, dance floors, and live DJs.

$20 - $60 / RSVP

Daft Brunch: Halloween


Eat, drink, and dance your Saturday brunch days away with this special Halloween edition of Resident's Daft Punk-themed brunch.

$0 - $13 / RSVP

10th Annual King Tut’s Tomb LA Halloween Party

The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood

This 10th annual Halloween party in the courtyard of the Egyptian Theatre offers a lineup of 10 different DJs, including DJ Felli Fell & DJ Scotty Boy.

$24 - $54 / RSVP

Halloween Weekend at Cahuenga Block Party


This music festival and block party in the heart of Hollywood will feature two music areas, indoor and outdoor full bars, and food vendors for Halloween weekend.

$18 - $30 / RSVP

Halloween Party with The Spazmatics

October 27, 10:00 PM

The Canyon - Agoura Hills

Kick off All Hallow's Eve with '80s dance classics at this party at The Canyon Agoura Hills featuring local live band The Spazmatics.

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Halloween Monster Night at Le Jardin

Le Jardin

Dance the night away to live DJs, explore the three bars, and bring your costume A-game for a chance to win cash prizes at this annual monster party.

$38 - $58 / RSVP

Minimal Effort: All Hallow’s Eve

The Belasco Theater

Minimal Effort returns to the Belasco Theater in DTLA for All Hallow's Eve with multiple stages and artists including Boys Noize, Audiofly, and Christian Martin.

$57 - $164 / RSVP

2nd Annual Haunted Hollywood Halloween Party

APT 503

Face your darkest fears as you step inside Apartment 503 for this Halloween party complete with a live DJ, costume contest, and devilish dance floor.

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Fleetmac Wood Presents Rhiannon’s Revenge


Go your own way and groove out to dance remixes at this Fleetwood Mac-themed "Rhiannon's Revenge" Halloween party.

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Halloween 2018: 5th Annual Haunted Hotel

Viceroy Santa Monica

Three Day Rule hosts this fifth annual haunted Halloween party with 1000 guests, four bars, two dance floors, a costume contest, and more spooky treats.

$33 - $91 / RSVP

Hollywood Halloween Pub Crawl

October 27 & 31

Pig ‘N Whistle

Put on your best costume and choose from two different nights for this Halloween pub crawl through Hollywood; during select hours, participating venues will offer drink specials to ticket holders.

$18 - $47 / RSVP

Afro Halloween LA Day Party


Show off your costume at this 21+ day party and costume contest, with cash prizes for the best-dressed partygoers!

$0 - $23 / RSVP

Night Of The Living Dead with Necro


"Night of the Living Dead" meets the "King of Death Rap" at this UNION nightclub event headlined by NECRO.

$25 - $70 / RSVP

The Lalas Halloween Burlesque Show

October 30, 8:00 PM

The Federal Bar

Burlesque group The Lalas will tantalize and terrify at this special Halloween performance at The Federal in North Hollywood.

$8 - $18 / RSVP

W Hollywood Rooftop Halloween Masquerade

W Hollywood Rooftop

The W Hollywood's fourth annual masquerade party returns to the wet deck with live DJs, party favors, themed decorations, and scenic views of Los Angeles.

$31 - $50 / RSVP

Erick Morillo: Halloween 2018

Sound Nightclub

Calling all vampires, zombies, and monsters for a fun night of music, food, and cocktails on a four-level yacht in Marina del Rey.

$28 / RSVP

Cubensis Halloween Costume Party

October 31, 8:00 PM

The Mint

This Grateful Dead cover band's Halloween performance will include the performance of their annual “mystery album"of non-Dead selections.

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Harry Houdini Halloween Vigil

Dearly Departed Tours & Museum

Join psychic comedienne Jill Marie Morris at Dearly Departed Tours & Museum for a special Halloween vigil for the world-famous Harry Houdini, who passed away 92 years ago on Halloween 1926.


Clinic with Kora: Halloween Night


Head to Station1640 for the Halloween installment of Clinic Wednesdays, featuring Kora live. Free to attend before 11pm.

$20 - $26 / RSVP
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Melrose Rooftop Theatre Presents Hocus Pocus

E.P. & L.P.

Channel your inner Sanderson sister at the special dress-up edition of Melrose Rooftop Theatre for a Halloween evening screening of Hocus Pocus.

$28 - $65 / RSVP


Nile Cappello is obsessed with: words, cotton candy, Southern California and eating her way across the world. She’s an online and offline over-sharer, screenwriter, only child and total klutz. She’s an expert in LA coffee shops, iced tea varieties and uncovering compelling and unique true stories.

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