Things to do for Halloween in Los Angeles and Hollywood

It’s never too early to get the word out on things to do for Halloween in Los Angeles.  Even the local stores have been fully stocked with all things Halloween for over 3 weeks now.  As this holiday picks up steam around the world, keep in mind that there’s no other place that does more to celebrate Halloween than L.A., especially this year, since it falls on a Saturday!

Here’s some great stuff for Halloween in Los Angeles:

From the Official Visit West Hollywood website:

The largest Halloween street party in the world happens in West Hollywood on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Admission is free to this world-famous event, which includes live music and entertainment on multiple stages along Santa Monica Blvd. Put on your Halloween best and come join the party!

West Hollywood Halloween

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval 2015

The Carnaval runs from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. After the official party is over, most nearby bars and restaurants continue with the festivities until closing time.

Last year’s West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval included six stages of live entertainment, featuring performers including drag-queen old-school hip-hop DJs Chico’s Angels, local fashion writer and singer Jessi Jae and her band The Ruckus and the Queen of the Carnaval—businesswoman and television personality Lisa Vanderpump.

From LA Day of the Dead Festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery:

Saturday, October 24th, from 12PM-12AM

General Admission: $20 per person – (please bring exact change)
Children 8 years and under free until 4pm
Seniors 65 and over free until 4pm

Hollywood Forever Dia de Los Muertos

Hollywood Forever Dia de Los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged – Come dressed in your finest Calaca apparel
Spend an eventful day relaxing and watching the evening stars appear as the cemetery comes to life with joyful celebrations
Enjoy fine Mexican cuisine and a wide spectrum of Day of the Dead arts and crafts available for purchase
Plan ahead where to park and please carpool
Pre-Purchase your tickets to avoid lines day of the event
Location Address:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park:

Knott's Scary Farm 2015

Knott’s Scary Farm 2015

Knott’s Berry Farm truly transforms into a haunted park with 11 Frightening Mazes, 1000 Monsters, and 2 Shows, one of which showcases the amazing Elvira!  Knott’s is truly the grand daddy of amusement parks for Halloween.

Universal Halloween Horror Nights:

With the heritage of making horror films for over 80 years, Universal Studios Hollywood brings you the most terrifying live Halloween event in Los Angeles!

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights 2015 offers a haunting new slate of nightmares featuring the most authentic scares from some of the biggest horror properties in film and TV.

ALL-NEW movie-quality mazes featuring The Walking Dead, Insidious, Crimson Peak, Halloween and This Is The End. Plus, back by popular demand, Alien vs. Predator.
The ALL-NEW Terror Tram: Survive The Purge experience on the Universal Backlot
ALL-NEW live stage show featuring the high-energy theatrics of Jabbawockeez
4 NEW scare zones with chills and frights waiting for you at each corner.

Round out your terrifying stay for Halloween in Los Angeles with an Underbelly L.A. tour with Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills .  This tour covers the real life scandals, overdoses, and murders in our infamous city.

Halloween in Los Angeles Tour

Halloween in Los Angeles Tour