All the Best Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2018 in Los Angeles

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.

Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán for Halloween

October 16, 18 — 20, 23 — 27, 30 — 31

The Montalbán

This October, The Montalban is hosting a series of scary movie screenings on the roof, including The Purge (10/18), Don't Breathe (10/24), and Beetlejuice (10/27).

$10 / RSVP

The Groundlings’ Halloween Show

October 19 — 20, 26 — 27

The Groundlings Theatre

Spend your holiday laughing — and screaming — your head off at this special Halloween-themed sketch comedy show by beloved LA troupe The Groundlings.

$9 / RSVP

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.


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

Escape Reality: Halloween Edition at Magicopolis

October 26 — 27, 8:00 PM


Magicopolis' long-running show Escape Reality: Halloween Edition gets a tweak to trick and treat you this Halloween, mystifying and entertaining audiences with a mix of sketch comedy and magic acts.

$18 / 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

Sanrio-Themed Halloween Party and Costume Contest

Highland Park Bowl

As part of the collaboration between Highland Park Bowl and Gudetama, this bowling alley will host a Sanrio-themed, 21+ costume contest the Saturday before Halloween.


The Fanged Fête

October 27, 10:00 PM

The Theatre at Ace Hotel

The Spanish Gothic-style Theatre at Ace Hotel hosts this annual vampire-themed Halloween ball.


Nightmare on Vine Street: Paul Oakenfold

October 27, 10:00 PM

Avalon Hollywood

Paul Oakenfold, Varun, and Alexander Dark are on the lineup for this Saturday night, pre-Halloween show at Avalon Hollywood.


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.


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.


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

6th Annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl

West End

This Halloween weekend, zombie crawl your way through Santa Monica with free makeup at check-in, food and drink specials at participating locations, and after party.

$15 - $18 / 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.


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.


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

Club Asylum Halloween Bash

1212 Santa Monica

Drink, dance, and eat your way into Halloween with this westside party featuring a late-night buffet, multiple bars, and a costume contest.

$24 - $40 / 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

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.

$12 - $15 / RSVP

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

Desert Hearts Presents Haunted Hearts

The Belasco Theater

The Desert Hearts music and arts community will gather for a night of house, techno, and love featuring DJs Damian Lazarus, Mikey Lion, and Lee Reynolds on Halloween night at The Belasco Theater.


Golden Road Brewing’s Halloween Bash: A Night to Dismember

Golden Road Brewing

Featuring psychic readings, a haunted house, specialty brews, and live music by Teenage Werewolves, entrance to Golden Road Brewery's Halloween is free with the donation of nonperishable items.


Halloween Night at TAO Los Angeles


DJ and producer Guy Gerber headlines this Halloween party at the legendary TAO Los Angeles.