This one is on us as you enjoy the Halloween spirit and celebrate spook-tacular events in Los Angeles.
1. Mama G’S Horror Camp Musical Massacre
October. 28-31. “Mama G” Joan Grande invites guests to this murderous musical comedy romp running for 4 nights only. This all-ages, spooktacular features an all-star cast including Frankie Grande (Titanique, Rock of Ages), Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray Tony Award Winner, What we do in the Shadows), and Emma Hunton (Good Trouble, Wicked). The night will also offer a full dinner menu along with Halloween food and drink specials. Tickets range from $35-$75 for VIP seating. Friday – Monday, times vary. 6356 Hollywood Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles. Get tickets Now
2. Femme Follies Vampire Soiree at Bar Lis, Hollywood
October 26. The lounge’s October edition of burlesque series, Femme Follies, will offer a dark twist with Vampire Soirée. This festive iteration of the popular monthly burlesque night, inspired by Parisian burlesque culture and 1960’s-era Moulin Rouge, will feature XX. Wednesday, at 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. Bar Lis, 1541 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028. barlis.com
3. Cowboy Carnival in the Desert
October 27–29. Desert 5 Spot will be celebrating Halloween wild west style with special guests Chase Manhattan, Johnny Travis Jr., DJ Cash and Jada & Jon. Attendees expect live music and DJs, cowboy karaoke, carnival games, costume contest prizes, and more. Thursday – Saturday, 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. Desert 5 Spot, 6516 Selma Ave. Los Angeles, CA 900028. More Information
4. Nights Of The Jack
Until October 31. Nights Of The Jack is a Halloween Jack O’ Lantern event tailored for all ages. The immersive experience showcases thousands of hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins, situated throughout the stunning property at King Gillette Ranch. They also have immersive scenes for photo ops, L.A’s best food trucks, beverages and cocktails at the Spookeasy, an expert pumpkin carver and more. Days vary, start at 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302. Get your tickets at tixr.com
5. Makers Mess: Spooky Halloween Paper Mache
Oct. 22. Create ghoulishly frightening or sweet and scary Halloween creatures out of paper mache. Take them home and hang them on black painted branches for a centerpiece, give as gifts, adorn your mantle or make spooky mobiles. No experience is needed. Get ready to get spooked and messy all at the same time. All materials will be provided. Saturday at 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 767 S Alameda St. Suite 168, Los Angeles, CA 90021. RSVP at the link here.
6. Halloween Comedy Show & Costume Contest at Guerrilla Tacos
October 31. Guerrilla Tacos is hosting its 3rd Annual Halloween Haunt featuring a comedy show and costume contest for $10 per person. The comedy show will have a lineup of five comedians Guests who are dressed in a Halloween costume will receive a free spooky snack and will be entered into a pool for the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a $500 Gogo’s Tacos catering package. Monday at 8pm. 2000 E 7th St., Los Angeles. www.guerrillatacos.com
7. Masquerade Vibe Ball Dinner
October 28 – 29. Join STK on Halloweekend for the Masquerade Vibe Ball featuring a live DJ and Halloween themed restaurant decor. Dress to impress and show off your Masquerade Masks and Halloween costumes. Sink your fangs into the signature cuts and Entrees, savor the Pumpkin Features Menu, or act a ghoul with the limited time Green Goblin cocktail. If guests take a photo in costume during your visit and tag STK on Instagram @eatstk and use #STKCostumeContest for a chance to win a $250 STK Gift Card. Friday and Saturday, times vary. 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles. stksteakhouse.com
8. Spooky Tea Inspired by the Sanderson Sisters
October 29. The London West Hollywood’s first annual ‘Spooky Tea Inspired by the Sanderson Sisters,’ invites kids and adults alike to dress up in costume and enjoy the special haunted lair within Boxwood restaurant for unique Halloween treats and surprises. There will also be a live harpist that will play spooky tunes to set the mood for this year’s festivities. Saturday, starts at 1:30 p.m. 1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood. More Info
9. Halloween Movie Night at The Godfrey
October 21-31. The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood, who will be hosting movie nights throughout the month, with a grand finale, epic Halloween party. The hotel will be hosting double feature Halloween Movie Nights throughout the month at I|O Rooftop. From classics like Dracula and Nightmare on Elm Street to favorites like Beetlejuice and IT, this is the perfect way to get into the spooky Halloween spirit. Days vary, from 7 p.m. – midnight. 1400 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles. godfreyhotelhollywood.com
10. Universal Horror Nights
Until Oct. 31. Experience Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood with eight haunted attractions, the Terror Tram, scare zones, a live show and more. There are new haunted houses that are showcasing this year such as The Weekend: After Hours Nightmare and The Horror of Blumhouse. Times and days vary per pass. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. universalstudioshollywood.com
Photo credits: Luc Bercoth, vampire. All other images are courtesy of the venues featured.