Monday, October 6, 2014

Halloween Parties Guide

 Owoo! Just howling at all the Halloween parties there are this year. The following list is for the 18+-21+ crowd. We have another amazing selection of parties to choose from to spend the night of Halloween and a few nights before Halloween in costume and trying to eat candy off one another. These are not family Halloween parties, check the Halloween events guide for those.

Here's a great resource for Halloween parties you can enjoy music,drinking and costume contests on Halloween night, we chose a few for this list that caught our eye.

Masquerade 2014: A Halloween Costume Ball & Dance Party for KCRW
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 PM
The Legendary Park Plaza Hotel
607 South Park View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Featuring KCRW DJs, live band performances, special guest DJs, and much more!

 UNICEF Dia de los Muertos Black & White Masquerade Ball
Thursday, October 30th 8:00PM – 2:00AM 
Tickets start at $175
Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA

from press release:
Held at the Masonic Lodge of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the themed fĂȘte will benefit UNICEF’s education programs for Syrian children. The evening’s entertainment will include DJ beeFOWL, DJ Six Seven, and David Vincent Wolf.  There will be a special live performance by singer and songwriter Gavin Turek. 

Fri, Oct 31 10:00pm
Das Bunker
3040 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
$5 before 10:30pm / $10 after
 (feat. Jasyn Bangert of God Module / Pure Ground b2b Youth Code DJ set / Klink vs Gerber KF Flashback Set / Bractune / Hale Bopp / DB Residents) 

Fri, October 31, 2014 | 9 pm
 LACMA, Los Angeles Times Central Court
$60 LACMA Muse members | $80 LACMA members | $100 General Admission
Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online.
Note: this event is designed for guests 21 and over.
LACMA changes up the theme. This year you are the art! Be the best exhibit you can be for the costume contest. Great music with a great atmosphere on Halloween night.

Mingle with masterpieces at the 11th-annual LACMA Costume Ball: The Living Museum, where guests are invited to attend dressed as a work of art, wander the galleries after-hours, and dance the night away.

Globally renowned creative label Warp Records presents a night of music from Oneohtrix Point Never (recording artist and composer Daniel Lopatin) this Halloween. Thug Entrancer starts the party in the Los Angeles Times Central Court, followed by Oneohtrix Point Never's performance and a special AV show. Not done dancing after all that? Of course you're not. Join local producers SFV Acid and Napolian for an after-party in the galleries.

COSTUME CONTEST . . .Don your Halloween best for a chance to win one of three prize packages, awarded by special guest judges—panel and prizes to be announced soon! 

ART AFTER HOURS . . .Take an eerie late-night tour and learn some of the dark secrets behind objects in LACMA's collection or guide yourself through the twisted halls of Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s. Looking to celebrate the Living Museum with additional variety? Galleries featuring LACMA's incredible collection of modern, contemporary, American, European, Japanese, Latin American, and Southeast Asian art (plus a few more) will be open all night.

Unique's Monster Mash
Friday, October 31, 2014 8:00 PM 
The Unique Space
1275 E 6th St Los Angeles, CA 90021

Come dance you a** off this Halloween night at The Unique Space and have a bloody good time! Tickets include:
  • Open Bar/All Drinks (House Beer, Dark Horse wine, cocktails, coconut water and lots of non-alcoholic options) 
  • Costume Contests (with mulitple categories and loads of prizes, including the Best Costume Grand Prize of $250 CASH!!!)
  • A candy bar (as in a bar filled with candy offerings, not a single 'candy bar', hehe)
  • Tarot card readings
  • Creepy-cool Portraits with Smilebooth
  • all-night, crazy DJs and dancing!
  • Snacks
Come have a blast and show us your best costumes!

West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval
Fri, October 31, 2014 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Santa Monica Boulevard
Between La Cienega and Doheny


The largest of Halloween event of LA with streets shut down for multiple musical acts and a huge amount of costumed LA residents out for a night to party. As of writing this, the theme isn't up, but no matter, every year the most outrageous costumes can be found on Santa Monica Boulverad. This is the largest gathering of any Halloween event in LA, be prepared for traffic and parking. As usual it's best to take the Metro.

 The Fourth Annual r/LA reddit Halloween Party!!!! 10/31
Halloween Night – Friday, October 31, 2014
9pm – 1:30am
3225 Union Pacific Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Entry fee: $3 if you bring alcohol, drink mixers, non-alcoholic beverages, or food OR $10 if you want to be lazy and not bring anything.

Reddit LA comes together to be probably no murdered, it's not the Uber or Lyft of the internet anymore. Reddit members bring their talents, like DJing to make an awesome get together of people who usually meet-up online.

WOK-ing DEAD 2 Halloween Party
Friday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Wokcano Santa Monica 1415 5th Street Santa Monica, 90401
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of, or $20 in advance and $25 day of for VIP front of line access.

From press release:
Fright-seekers beware of the largest (and spookiest) Halloween party on the Westside at Wokcano Santa Monica Halloween night. The zombies will collide at the WOK-ing DEAD 2 party, featuring Top 40 and House music by DJ Frankie, costume contests and spooktacular food & drink specials from 8-10 pm. Guests can enter the costume contest for the chance to win hundreds in prizes for best zombie, sexiest, scariest, most original or best overall costume of the night. Guests can drink, dance and celebrate this multi-level outdoor space with fellow zombies and ghouls.
6th Annual King Tut’s Tomb
Friday, October 31st From 9PM-2AM
Egyptian Theater and Courtyard,  
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles California
$35 ad up

·         Large indoor dance room
·         1 HUGE full bar, fully staffed
·         Private VIP booths & tables
·         Lavish outdoor heated courtyard
·         Amazing lighting effects & laser show
·         3 DJ's rocking' the house with the best in
·         House, EDM, Deep House, Top-40, Club Mix
·         Dance videos playing on LED Wall projectors
·         Top of the line sound system
·         Sexy GO-GO dancers!
·         Halloween Costume Contests - $200 Cash for Best Costume |
          Free VIP NYE tickets to Runners-up

AtmosFear Halloween
Friday, October 31, 2014, 9:00 PM
The Yost Theater
307 N. Spurgeon Street 
Starts at $15