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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Halloween Update: More Halloween Events Added

Halloween 2018 will have IMAX screenings starting Friday and only for this weekend. Check local listings.

 -In other news, though not a haunt, Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta has been extended into Nov 18.

 -If you missed it, here our review of Delusion, which is also not really a haunt and has extended it's run.

- Halloween Horror Nights have also been extended until Nov 4. With some other Universal news

1. For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood invites kids to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes and go Trick-or-Treating with some of the park’s beloved characters on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 from 10am to 4pm.
2. Universal Studios Hollywood invites guests to enter the Upside Down for a daytime “Lights On” experience of the “Stranger Things” maze to see how the popular TV series authentically comes to life nightly at “Halloween Horror Nights.” From Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 2, daytime guests can enjoy self-guided tours of the movie-quality sets featured in the “Stranger Things” maze, all included in the price of daytime admission to the theme park.

-For any night club parties 21+ check out this huge list.

New Events

The Remastered: Suspiria (1977) in 4K
(October 26th - 31st)
Downtown Independent
251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Reimagined:Suspiria (2018) a new vision of horror
Theatrical run starts October 31st
Downtown Independent
251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Both Suspirias will be playing at The Downtown Independent, with a double feature night on Halloween!

Haunted Theater
Every weekend (Fri & Sat) after 7pm 
October 12ᵗʰ – October 31ˢᵗ

CGV Cinemas Buena Park 8 
6988 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90621
CGV Cinemas Buena Park transforms into a haunted movie theater in the run up to the Halloween season. After purchasing a ticket and entering the doors, moviegoers will be transported into a Halloween wonderland, complete with creepy decorations, spooky noises, delicious Halloween-themed concessions menu and – on the weekends – live wandering zombies just dying to take photos with guests. Specialty food items include Flesh and Blood Pizza and for your cocktails The Witches Brew, and Pumpkin So-Tini.

Groundlings Halloween Show
Fridays & Saturdays: 10/1-10/27
The Groundlings Theatre & School
7307 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

This all-new sketch comedy show may cause itchy spine, tingly fingers, Delapsus Resurgam (fear of comedy) and symptoms of uncontrollable bladder.

Hocus Pocus Halloween – Movie Under the Guns
October 26, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Battleship IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
 Battleship IOWA’s special free Halloween event that will feature a “Trick or Treat” time, and a “Movie Under The Guns” screening of the comedy Hocus Pocus. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., all guests in costume and those accompanying small children will be invited on board for free to trick or treat through a portion of the historic battleship.

35mm SUSPIRIA at the Vista
Oct 26, 27
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Oct 27 - Nov 3
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 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 and LORE Media & Arts, the park will present 50 altars and art installations created by local artists and community groups that reflect the theme Looking to the Past to Build the Future.
Saturday, Oct 27, 11:00 am 
Parade 6pm
Downtown Anaheim, California 
For almost 100 years, the Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade has brought our community together to create an annual parade & festival, enjoyed by nearly 50,000 attendees each year. The Miss Anaheim Fall Festival scholarship program assists our younger generation to develop community service and leadership skills.

Dia de los Muertos Festival:
Sat, October 27, 2018 
Doors: 12:00 pm / Show: 12:00 pm (event ends at 11:59 pm)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
For their 19th Annual Dia de los Muertos, they  honor the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and the sun. Celebrate the divine feminine, the loving mother that unites us all! Coatlicue (/kwtlikwe/) "skirt of snakes" "mother of the gods", is the Mexica-Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. She is the the Great Mother, in whom both the womb and the grave co-exist.
Throughout Old Pasadena
Pasadena, CA 91105 
On Saturday, October 27, from 10:00am-12:00pm, One Colorado hosts their annual Pumpkin Decorating Extravaganza. Kids can get busy with glitter glue, pipe cleaners, and washable markers to decorate their own pumpkin to take home. One pumpkin per child.
On Wednesday, October 31, from 5:00-8:00pm, bring your costumed ghosts and ghoulies to trick-or-treat store-to-store in Old Pasadena.  Look for the Ambassador Guides in the yellow shirts and friendly costumed characters who will be handing out treats, greeting our visitors, and posing for photos. All activities are free and open to all!
Also on Halloween evening, One Colorado offers free "haunted photos" in the Courtyard for costumed kids and families; photos conclude at 8:00pm and the line will be adjusted accordingly – arrive early!  Enjoy a free screening of "Coraline" beginning at 7:00pm.

Highland Park Bowl Pres: A Misfits Halloween Featuring Psycho 78
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 8 PM – 11:59 PM
Highland Park Bowl
5621 N Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Highland Park. 21 & Over.
Free Entry