There are neighborhood Halloween events all around LA, but these are some one-night Halloween festivals that make it worth getting out of the neighborhood. For more adults-only on-night Halloween events check out Halloween Masquerades, Fetish Balls and Nightclub Parties in Los Angeles
Long Beach Zombie Walk
The Long Beach Zombie Walk, which originated as a spontaneous march down 4th street has evolved into a full-blown zombie-themed music and arts festival at the Downtown Long Beach Waterfront with 3 stages and over a dozen bands. The movie Shaun of the Dead will be screened on a 50' screen, a Thriller dance mob will take place at 7 pm followed by the actual Zombie Walk from Marina Green across to Rainbow Harbor. Food and drinks will be available for sale and downtown businesses will participate with special ZombieTown offers for attendees.
Location: Marina Green Park, 386 East Shoreline Drive Long Beach, CA 90802
Dates: Oct 26, 2013
Hours: 3-11 pm
Cost: $15, kids under 12 free (You know best if your kids will be scared. Kids made up as zombies do better.)
Parking: Paid parking lots are available at the LB Convention Center and the Pike
Metro: Blue Line to 1st Street and walk or take the Passport Bus 2 blocks south.
Note: All costumes welcome. Makeup artists will charge $20 and up for zombie make-up starting at noon at Shoreline Village. To get a 21+ wristband, you must be recognizable to match your ID (so you might want to get your wristband before make-up).
West Hollywood Halloween Carnival
No-holds-barred anything-goes costumed craziness in the streets including multiple music stages, parade. (The Drag Races have been moved to the previous weekend.) Not for kids or the easily offended.
Location: Santa Monica Blvd. from La Cienega Blvd. to La Peer Dr., West Hollywood, CA
Date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2013
Hours: 6 - 11 pm
Parking: $10 in specified parking structures. Check the website for street closures and parking structures.
MORE: More Halloween Activities in West Hollywood
Hollywood Halloween Street Fair
A more family friendly version of the West Hollywood street fair without the parade. There is no official event in Hollywood, but 100,000 people show up anyway. Costumed kids can trick-or-treat from shop to shop on Hollywood Blvd.
Location: Hollywood Blvd.
Date: Oct 31
Hours: Dusk to 10 pm
Info: none available
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