Friday, September 23, 2016

Halloween 2016: Events and Parties

If you're looking for Halloween parties of the more adult nature, with DJ's, naughty costumes and booze head to this selection. These parties start Oct 28 through Halloween and there are so many you can rank which ones you want to go to. This include all favorites like King Tut's Tomb at the Egyptian and the 22nd Heaven and Hell Halloween LA.

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.

J Horror: Japanese Horror Movie Tribute Show
Saturday, October 22 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Q Pop
319 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, California 90012
Qpop is excited to invite you to join our Halloween J Horror: Japanese Horror Movie Tribute Art Show!

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.

Wednesday, October 26 at 7 PM - 9 PM

Barnes & Noble Events, The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
Join Cassandra Peterson to celebrate the release of "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark"
This is a wristbanded event.

Cassandra Peterson is known for her portrayal of one of pop culture’s most beloved icons, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (official). It has been 35 years since Elvira made her debut as horror hostess on a local LA television show. To celebrate the milestone anniversary, Cassandra combed through her personal archives to assemble a beautiful 240 page hardcover coffee table book titled, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Lucha VaVOOM Halloween MADNESS
Oct 26 and 27
Mayan Theatre, Los Angeles
21 years and over

SIOBHAN FAHEY (Bananarama, Shakespeare's Sister) performs her collaboration with Mexico's TITAN!
WITNESS the rebirth of the LI'L CHICKEN - Everyone's favorite wrestling little chicken is BACK!
The return of Hula Hoop legend KARIS!
VAMPIRO BLANCO has been reincarnated just for you!

Night Dive 
Friday, Oct 28, 2016 | 7:00 PM–11:00 PM
 Aquarium of the Pacific
 $14.95. Aquarium members get in FREE.
(Bar drinks sold separately)
 18+. Alcohol will only be available for purchase to those 21 and over who have valid ID.

Get your Halloween weekend started right with the fall edition of Night Dive! Come for a night full of pulsing bass lines, electric neon lights, and, of course, all of your favorite fishes and furry animals.

Old Pasadena Halloween Weekend
Friday, October 29 – Sunday, October 30

Bring the whole family to Old Pasadena for a frightfully fun-filled Halloween weekend! On Saturday, October 29, visit One Colorado to decorate your own jack-o-lantern, and on Sunday, October 30, primp your pup and join the doggy costume parade at The Dog Bakery’s Growl-o-ween event. 

Old Pasadena Day of the Dead Weekend
Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30

For a second year, Old Pasadena celebrates Day of the Dead, the reverent yet vibrant Mexican holiday that honors loved ones who have passed before us. During the three-day event, dozens of Old Pasadena businesses will create beautiful altars in their spaces to showcase during the self-guided Tour of Altars. The weekend culminates with Sunday’s lively, free Family Fiesta and One Colorado Courtyard’s outdoor screening of the animated 2014 film The Book of Life.

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.

Saturday, October 29 at 6 PM - 8 PM
Downtown Anaheim
Anaheim's grandest community tradition steps off at Broadway & Walnut promptly at 6pm on Saturday, Oct. 29th. Led by our Headless Horseman followed by a great assortment of pumpkins, moons, witches, cats, spacemen & other creative creatures, the 92nd annual parade is proud to continue the family friendly celebration of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos. Local schools, bands, businesses and personalities bring warmth and joy to the occasion and we welcome you all to join us along the 1.5 mile parade route to enjoy the festivities.

The Heritage Scare: An Evening of Competitive Murder
Sun, October 30, 2016
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Heritage Square Museum
3800 Homer Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031

From "Survivor" challenge consultants and award-winning game designers Wise Guys Events, the Heritage Scare is a competitive haunted house: a haunt that you play as a game.
Each of the 6 houses in the living history museum at Heritage Square contains a diabolical strategy game of betrayal you play with a partner. 10 people enter the house but only one pair emerges triumphant.
Play all 6 games in any order, as many times as you want.

Oct 29 at 10 AM to Oct 31 at 9 PM
Game Realms
137 N Victory Blvd, Burbank, California 91502
Come to Game Realms in your Halloween costumes to
enter our First Annual Halloween contest to win prizes!
Play various horror & Hallowen video games in our gaming room!
We will give out FREE CANDY for trick or treating!
Our sound system wil play various Halloween and Horror themed video game music!

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.