Trick or Treat: All the Best Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles

Trick or Treat: All the Best Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles

This Halloween weekend, get your spooky, sweet, and supernatural on—from the dead marionette theater in Redondo Beach to the Howl-O-Ween celebration in DTLA. This calendar has all the best ways to celebrate in every part of town.

Carnevil Harbor Invasion

October 21; 26-28; 31, 8:00 PM — 2:00 AM

R/10 Social House

The demon puppets of the Dead Marionette Theatre are moving into R/10 Social House for a five-night, 360-degree experience with performers, props, and special effects.


The Nightmare Before Christmas Cocktail Pop Up

Wednesdays Between Oct 25 - Dec 27; Oct 31, 7:00 PM

Good Housekeeping HLP

Take pictures at the horror holiday corner, trick or treat at the bar, and try out a Grasshopper Jello Shot at this weekly (plus Halloween!) Nightmare Before Christmas-themed cocktail series.

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A Night at The Haunted Mansion

Pour Vous

Hollywood's Pour Vous hosts this haunted mansion Halloween party where costumes—and a good time—are mandatory.


FIGat7th Day of the Dead


Sugar skull face painting, live music, tequila tasting, a food hall, and margarita tasting round out this Day of the Dead event at DTLA's FIGat7th.


Admission Halloween Party


Grab a costume and head to the Wilshire for this Halloween weekend kickoff party, sponsored by Phantom Fly Vodka.


Friday Night Wine Tasting

Héritage Fine Wines

This week, pair your wine tasting with live music and psychic readings.


Haunted Hotel w/Three Day Rule

Viceroy Santa Monica

Party the night away at Three Day Rule's fourth annual Haunted Hotel, featuring two DJs, a psychic, costume contests, and plenty of new friends—and potential romances—to go around.


Beastly Ball at The Theatre

The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA

Grab your spookiest costume—and most fun friends—for The Ace Hotel's popular annual Halloween ball.

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Santa Monica Zombie Crawl

October 28, 6:00 PM

Rusty's Surf Ranch

The 7th annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl touches down with dancing, contests, food and drink specials, and an official after party included with wristband purchase.


Boos and Booze Halloween Party

Surfside Venice

Leave the trick-or-treaters behind and spend the night enjoying drink specials, live entertainment, and costume contests at Surfside Venice's Halloween celebration.

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Angel City Brewery & Public House

Bring your four-legged BFF along for this dog-friendly Halloween party at Angel City Brewery, featuring games, costume contests, doggie product vendors, and two new brews.

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Halloween at Clifton’s: The Neverlands

October 28, 8:00 PM

Clifton's Republic

Four floors of 21+ Halloween experiences will fill out DTLA's Clifton's Republic for this weekend of themed cocktails, food, desserts, and decorations.


Monster’s Ball

E.P. & L.P.

Tickets to E.P. & L.P.'s Halloween party include open bar, passed appetizers, live DJs, and the ultimate WeHo costume contest.

   Mama Shelter

Mama Shelter Haunted House

October 28, 7:00 PM

Mama Shelter Los Angeles

For one night only, Mama Shelter will transform into a haunted house complete with live DJs, costume contests, and entertainment, from the downstairs restaurant to the rooftop bar.

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Westside Thriller Night


Dress up, drink, and dance at the Westside's biggest Halloween bash, featuring multiple bars, costume contests, live DJs, drink specials, and more


Halloween Cupcake Decorating

Duff's Cakemix

All ages are welcome—and encouraged to dress up—at Duff's Cakemix's Halloween cupcake decorating event, where you'll get everything you need to decorate a half dozen cupcakes to take home.


All-Ages Marina Spooktacular

October 28, 11:00 AM — 9:00 PM; October 29, 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM

Burton Chace Park

This free, all-ages Halloween weekend celebration features family-friendly daytime events like storytelling & scavenger hunts, followed by spooky nights with a haunted ship tour and corn maze.


Belasco Twisted Halloween Party

The Belasco Theater

Join 1500+ partygoers at DTLA's Belasco Theater for their candy maze, a Candyland-themed production, and costume contest with a $1000 grand prize.


Hollywood Forever: Dia De Los Muertos

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The 18th annual Los Angeles Dia de Los Muertos festival will honor Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada with live music, art, and dance.

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WeHo Halloween Carnival

Out of the Closet

Pop artist Derrick Knight hosts this West Hollywood Halloween Carnival fundraiser in support of his new EP, featuring live music, local indie pop-up shopping, costume contests, and more.


Nightmare on Main Street

Bareburger Santa Monica

This spooktacular Halloween event will entertain with a haunted photo booth, tarot readings, a live band, costume contest, DJ dance party, outdoor horror movie, and themed food special.


The Shady Bunch Halloween Bash

Hotel Shangri-La

Tickets to this Halloween party include a spooky dessert buffet and entry into the costume contest with an overnight stay at the Shangri-La Hotel up for grabs.


Fright Night at Spire 73

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

Get your tricks and treats 73 floors up at the highest rooftop bar in the Western Hemisphere's Halloween party.