Where to Celebrate Halloween 2018 in LA
All kinds of Halloween happenings are taking place in the Los Angeles area throughout October. Get the scoop on costume parties, diabolically delicious dishes, spirited cocktails and more.
Halloween Parties in Los Angeles Area
1Movie Carnival at the Santa Monica Pier – October 18, 19, 20 & 21
Front Porch Cinema brings a Halloween-inspired four-day movie carnival to the Santa Monica Pier. The free event will feature screenings of “Grease” (October 18th), “Clueless” (October 19th), “The Addams Family” (October 21st) and “Coco” (October 22nd). The festivities will also include costumed characters and a Candy Corn photo booth with props from each movie.
2Halloween Dinner Party at The Little Door – October 26, 6 p.m.-late
The Little Door is celebrating its 22nd anniversary with a Halloween Dinner Party. Guests are encouraged to dress as their alter egos.
3HAUNT “ITT” Monster Bash at Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana – October 27, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
If you’re in Orange County, Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana in Irvine is hosting its 3rd annual Halloween Party at Los Olivos Marketplace. Tickets are $20 at the door and include one spooky cocktail. There will also be a DJ and costume contest.
4Brennan’s Unholy Masquerade Ball – October 27, 9 p.m.-close
Brennan’s, the Marina del Rey pub famous for its turtle races, will host an Unholy Masquerade Ball. At midnight there will be a costume contest ($10 to participate) with the winner going home with a $500 cash prize.
5Halloween Events at Dream Hollywood – October 27, 30 & 31
TAO Group presents three Halloween nightlife events at Dream Hollywood. The Highlight Room rooftop bar and lounge will celebrate the macabre at its Carnal Carnival with DJ MOS on October 27th. Tickets cost $75 each, or $150 with access to Avenue. The frightful fun continues on October 30th at Avenue’s “Old Hollywood Insane Asylum” with a live performance and DJ set with Chase B. On October 31st, Guy Gerber will put on a special Halloween show at TAO. General admission costs $100.
6Preux & Proper’s The Big Lebowski Halloween Brunch – October 28, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Downtown LA’s Preux & Proper pays tribute to The Dude with its “The Big Lebowski” Halloween Brunch. Diners who dress in a costume inspired by the film will receive a complimentary One Hell Of A Caucasian White Russian Frozen Daiquiri. There will also be other themed drinks and dishes, such as “Those Are Good Burgers” Burger and “I Can Get You A Toe” Crispy Pig Trotter Po’ Boy.
7Halloween at Bluebird Brasserie – October 31, 4 p.m.-11 p.m.
Enjoy a grown-up version of trick-or-treating at Bluebird Brasserie, the Belgian-inspired brewery and restaurant in Sherman Oaks. Guests who arrive in a costume will get a complimentary house-brewed beer or Halloween cocktail (with additional purchase). Bonus: free candy!
8Halloween Party at The Stalking Horse – October 31, 5 p.m.- 11 p.m.
British pub The Stalking Horse will celebrate with a Bloody *ell Halloween night. Sip witches’ brew and watch scary movies, plus be sure to enter the costume contest for a chance to win brunch for four people.