If you’re looking for spooky things to do within the city of Los Angeles in the month of October. Stay tuned to a list of events you may enjoy in the LA area as they become available. They range from Halloween to Harvest and Fall activities for the whole family.
Nights of the Jack
King Gillette Park in the Santa Monica mountains will be illuminated with Jack-o-Lanterns. You’ll be able to drive through. It takes about 25 minutes. Timed reservations are required for each night from October 1 – November 1. $69 per car and bring your own food. No bathroom facilities are available. Make your reservations here.
KING GILLETTE RANCH
26800 Mulholland Hwy
Calabasas, CA 91302
Halloween at Descanso Gardens
You can take a socially-distanced stroll through the beautiful gardens of Descanso in La Canada, Flintridge. Enjoy a hay maze, pumpkin arch, and a forest with a house made of pumpkins. Halloween night is reserved for Family Plus members only. Make your reservations here.
1418 Descanso Drive,
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Haunted Hayride Drive Up Experience
Stay in your car and drive “down a creepy stretch of road featuring some sets and scenic environments, followed by a haunted show featuring an original multimedia story displayed on a 40-foot screen, as well as horrifying sets and live characters from Midnight Falls.” View more information and purchase tickets here.
LOS ANGELES HAUNTED HAYRIDE
120 East Via Verde Dr.,
San Dimas, CA 91773
Welcome to Hell Fest
Experience a realm where two worlds collide, music meets horror. Suffer in terror through 2 all new, original mazes bringing monsters from the dead through the dark shadows and depths of hell. View more information and buy tickets here.
WELCOME TO HELLFEST
14300 Little Tujunga Canyon Rd.,
Sylmar, CA 91342
Drive-in Scary Movies
Various venues will be hosting drive-in scare fests.
San Fernando Summer Drive-in – Westfield Fashion Square in Woodland Hills. Oct 16-24. You can order take-out from the mall’s food court. Buy tickets at My Valley Pass.
Poolside Cinema at the Fairmont Miramar – Santa Monica – Sept 19 – Oct 24th. Watch movies around the pool or in the pool. Food can be purchased from the hotel’s Fig Restaurant. Admission is free but reservations are preferred. Read here for more info and movie schedule.
Even though Halloween in Los Angeles won’t be the same, you can still watch scary movies at home, or host a costume dance party on Zoom. Let’s hope next year will be better. We don’t need to eat that much candy anyway.
This post was updated 6/6/2021