All SoCal Events


‘KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’ ‘KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’
Mar. 24, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

The California Science Center welcomes the largest King Tut exhibition ever in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the tomb discovery. Boasting more than 150 artifacts from the pharaoh’s tomb, 40 percent of the items will be traveling…




“Rick Bartow: Things You Know Cannot Explain” “Rick Bartow: Things You Know Cannot Explain”
May. 12, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

Transcending the notions of Western and Native art, explore the first major retrospective of contemporary artist Rick Bartow. The American artist, and member of the…




“African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies” “African Twilight: Vanishing Rituals & Ceremonies”
Jul. 7, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019

See a celebration of Africa’s artistry and boundless creativity, captured with photographs and film covering the last 15 years in over 45 African countries by renowned artists…




LACMA 3D Double Vision Exhibition LACMA 3D Double Vision Exhibition
Jul. 15, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2019

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) just opened its 3D: Double Vision exhibition offers a survey of the history of 3D artwork, tackling the nature of perception and our relationship with the technology that creates the images. See website for hours and ticket prices. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. lacma.org




Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
Sep. 14, 2018 - Nov. 3, 2018

The movie studio that invented the horror genre unveils all-new immersive worlds of terror created by some of the most twisted imaginations in film and TV. A Stranger Things haunted maze is new this year. See website for schedule and ticket prices. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, L.A., 800.864.8377. Tickets




“World in Porcelain” “World in Porcelain”
Sep. 15, 2018 - Jan. 19, 2019

An exhibit made up of more than 100 exclusive personally owned porcelain pieces spanning from three centuries (mid-1500s to early 1800s) of trade history is making its United States debut at…




“BEYOND BABEL” “BEYOND BABEL”
Sep. 21, 2018 - Nov. 18, 2018

Starring Keone and Mari in the lead roles, this production is inspired by the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet and current social stories from…




CREEP LA
Sep. 27, 2018 - Nov. 4, 2018

CREEP LA’s newest show takes place in a 60,000-square-foot-space transformed into an altered world where nightmares become reality. Each performance allows 25 brave souls inside an imagined universe. “AWAKE” is a fully engaging, multi-sensory, 75-minute walk-through experience within a dynamic and diverse environment of moody rooms, intimate encounters and terrifying scenarios. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. Row DTLA, 777 S. Alameda St., L.A. Tickets




Queen Mary's Dark Harbor
Sep. 27, 2018 - Nov. 2, 2018

Darkness will once again descend upon the legendary Queen Mary in Long Beach with six mazes, private patios and four secret bars masked in menacing darkness waiting to be uncovered. See website for opening hours and ticket prices. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 562.499.1739. queenmary.com




Boo at the L.A. Zoo
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018

This Halloween season, the Los Angeles Zoo invites guests to feed their imaginations with skin-crawling fun and spooktacular learning throughout the entire month of October. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities are free with paid zoo admission. See website for schedule and prices. 5333 Zoo Dr., L.A., 323.644.4200. lazoo.org




Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 5, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018

The family favorite Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch is back for its 31st Halloween season with its famous Pumpkin Village, a “boo-tique” filled with Halloween favorites, a VIP area and incredible activities for all ages including multiple bounce houses, a petting zoo, food trucks and a robust roster of live entertainment. Su-Th 9 a.m.-8 p.m., F=Sa 9 a.m.-9 p.m. See website for ticket prices. 10100 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, 310.276.9827. mrbones.com




American Contemporary Ballet
Oct. 12, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018

Anyone looking to up their Halloween game beyond haunted hayrides has a sophisticated alternative. American Contemporary Ballet presents Burlesque and Inferno. The program features the world premiere of Burlesque, a new ballet by ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones to a score commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen. Paired with ACB’s haunting Inferno, it’s a thrilling, chilling Halloween double feature that unfolds in an L.A. skyscraper surrounded by 360-degree city views. See website for showtimes and ticket prices. 700 S. Flower St. 32nd Floor, L.A., 213.878.9020. abcdances.




Pumpkin Nights at Pomona Fairplex
Oct. 12, 2018 - Nov. 4, 2018

The outdoor, family-friendly pumpkin festival Pumpkin Nights immerses guests in a half-mile walking path of over 3,000 hand-carved synthetic and real pumpkins, larger-than-life displays and multi-sensory experiences including fire dancers and more. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. See website for ticket prices. Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Tickets




Marina Spooktacular Marina Spooktacular
Oct. 27, 2018 - Oct. 28, 2018

The Marina Spooktacular kid-friendly festival on the Los Angeles waterfront features costume contests, participatory dance events, arts and crafts and more. Daytime activities include carnival games, face painting, bounce houses, pumpkin carving and more but when night falls, the park evolves into a field of frights with tours of L.A’s only haunted pirate ships recommended for teens and adults. Free. Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, 424.526.7900. visitmarinadelrey.com