Friday, September 23, 2016

Halloween 2016: Events and Parties

Saturday, October 1, 11 AM - 7 PM
The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91506
Game Day at the Perky Nerd but this time spooky games. They have Mysterium to try out at the shop among other board games, but they would LOVE for you to bring your own spooky board games from home and play them at our perky place with one of our new cold brew coffees. 

Oct 13-16
LA Convention Center
Oct 27-30
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona CA 91768
Adult (13-64) $26.00
Child (3-12) or Senior (65+)$22.00

5,000 hand carved pumpkins never looked so...that's a lot of pumpkins and a lot of intricate designs.

Infamous Zombie Walk in Long Beach
Fri., Oct. 14th @6PM, Sat., Oct. 15th @6PM, and Sun., Oct. 16th @5PM
Shoreline Village
401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
Free to zombie walk
Day pass $13

Dress as a zombie and scare the living for free or pay a little extra and live out your zombie fantasies.
This apocalyptic festival is a jam-packed day of live entertainment, showcasing a dance area with bumpin' jams you're going want to dance to for the ultimate frightful Halloween dance party,

Oct 15-16
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
Halloween is right around the corner and the means it's time for our Goblins and Wizards Craft Faire! Our vendors will be carrying tons of spooku, handmade items to feed your love for the best season. It's not too soon to be ready for this one! Free admission, trick or treating all day, raffles every hour! See you soon!

An Evening with Horror Screenwriters
Wednesday, October 19, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
The Last Bookstore 
453 S Spring St 
A special Halloween event where the writers behind some of the scariest movies and novels of recent years discuss how to create stories that give people nightmares, the current state of the horror genre, and much, much more. The panel will be moderated by Peter Katz and includes screenwriters Jeffrey Reddick (FINAL DESTINATION), Stephen Susco (THE GRUDGE), and Brad Keene (FROM WITHIN). More speakers to be announced soon...

October 19 - 23, 8pm - midnight
October 26 - 30, 8pm - midnight
224 E. 11th Street
Suite 501
Los Angeles, CA 90015

For their October shows, the twisted minds behind GORLESQUE present PARADISE, a trip to the land of wonderment promised by Dr. Weltschmerz, the demented German doctor whose obsession with perfection led to him experimenting on the sexy little frauleins of his village.

Saturday, October 22, 9 PM - 12 AM
The Smell
247 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90012
8bitLA Proudly Presents SPOOKY SPOOKTACULAR - An evening of nerdy bands performing as some of their favorite bands! It's also VISMANCIENNE's 1/4 life celebration!

Freaky Fandom Murder Mystery
Saturday, October 22 6:30pm-9pm
Whimsic Alley
5464 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
Tickets on sale for $60.00 before 10/1/16
Reg Price $70.00 after 10/2/16.
Photo I.D. is required at door 18+ event. 
 Join the Whimsic Alley Crew for the Freaky Fandom Murder Mystery! It’s a clash of all of your favorite fandoms under one roof! Was it the Doctor in the Great Hall with Needle? Perhaps it was Claire Fraser in Tardis with the Elder Wand! Listen for clues, gather evidence and more in our interactive show! Solve the mystery in this fantastical whodunnit while enjoying a lovely catered dinner and stocked bar.

7th Annual Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever
Saturday Oct 29,
Doors: 12:00 PM (ends at 12:00 AM)
Hollywood Forever
6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Event Ends at Midnight Saturday Night / $20 tickets available at door 
This joyful celebration of our ancestors will feature:
  • Musical performances by grammy award winning artists.
  • 100+ Altars created by members of the community to their ancestors and loved ones
  • Hundreds of Aztec Ritual Dancers in full costume
  • An Art Exhibition in the Cathedral Mausoleum
  • A children’s arts project area
  • A Dance Plaza featuring historical and modern dance rituals
  • Arts and Crafts vendors
  • Food vendors from around Los Angeles

Saturday, October 29, 10pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel

929 South Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90015

$20 now, $30 at the door.

Spooktacular Cosplay Gathering!
Saturday, October 29, 12 PM - 6 PM

Weller Court, Little Tokyo, L.A.
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St, Los Angeles, California 90012
Come hang out and have fun with cosplayers and photographers and meet other cosplayers/Photographers in one awesome Halloween event! 

The Witches' Ball: A Halloween Bacchanal
939 Maple Ave S
Los Angeles, CA 90071
The Drunken Devil cordially invites you to join the coven at The Witches' Ball: A Halloween Bacchanal. Inspired by psychedelic, occult-based horror films of the 1960's and 70's, this one-night-only party guarantees a hauntingly raucous evening, unlike any in Los Angeles this season.

October 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

October 30-Nov 6, 5:30 am – 10:00 pm
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Grand Park celebrates the traditions of Día de los Muertos with multiple ways to experience and learn about the holiday. In partnership with Self-Help Graphics & Art, the park will present 35 altars and art installations created by local artists and community groups in honor of Día de los Muertos. The altars, which will remain in the park all week long, will focus on themes that impact local communities.