With fall upon us, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy in Los Angeles. October is the time of the festive Oktoberfest in Los Angeles and of course is also the time for scary halloween events as well. Wondering what to do Halloween weekend in Los Angeles? If so, check out these different ways to celebrate Halloween in Los Angeles.
- Visit a Theme Park
During the Halloween season, visiting a theme park is one of the best ways to enjoy the festivities of Halloween. Universal Studios transforms into Halloween Horror Nights where you can face your fears in terrifying themed mazes such as Stranger Things, Creep Show, Killer Klowns from Outer Space and many more. Things at Disneyland are more family friendly and you can enjoy a fun and festive night at the park. Catch characters in special halloween costumes, enjoy all the carved jack-o-lanterns on Main Street and check out the Haunted Mansion which has been transformed to for the holidays. Knotts Berry Farm turns into Knott’s Scary Farm throughout the month of October. With over 1,000 terrifying creatures lurking through the park, mazes, and haunted houses, the park is sure to scare.
- Look for Halloween Events
Located in the heart of Downtown LA, Grand Park is hosting a special Dia de los Muertos event. From October 26th through November 3rd, visit the park to enjoy festive altars and holiday activities. Visit the website for more information. The Haunted Hayride, located at Griffith Park, is one of the scariest Halloween events in the city. From mazes and haunted houses to a terrifying hayride through a forest, be sure to keep a wary eye to catch what’s hiding in the dark. Over at the Queen Mary, which is known to be a haunted ship, the halloween season brings Dark Harbor, when the ghosts that call the ship home come out to play. Dark Harbor offers terrifying monsters and opportunities to go on tours of the haunted areas of the ship.
- Visit a Haunted House
Do you and your friends want to visit a haunted house? If so, the Haunted Shack is just for you. Located in Torrance, the Haunted Shack is built by someone who simply loves Halloween. Each year he transforms his home into what nightmares are made of, and the best part is, it’s completely free!