Weekend Events | Halloween Weekend Edition

It’s the last weekend of October, so you know what that means… it’s Halloween weekend. Make the most of your All Hallows Eve plans with our list of fun Halloween weekend events. 


‘Frankenstein’ with Live Orchestra

When: October 28 – October 29, 2022

Where: Downtown LA

What: See the 1931 Boris Karloff classic Frankenstein with live accompaniment from LA Opera Orchestra. The LA Opera and the Theatre at Ace Hotel once again join forces this weekend for a chilling mash-up of live music and film. 

Día de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever

When: October 29, 2022 

Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetary 

What: Considered the largest Day of the Dead celebration in California, Hollywood Forever Cemetary’s annual celebration returns. Venture to the day-long festival for murals, performances, music, food, and more!

Haunted Little Tokyo

When: October 29, 2022

Where: Little Tokyo

What: Make your way to the ghoulish maze of Little Tokyo for a haunting day of fun. With Halloween-themed pop-ups, walking tours, performances, and more, this is one event not to be missed!


So Cal Corgi Beach Day

When: October 29, 2022

Where: Huntington Beach

What: Who doesn’t love a Corgi? Fans of these beloved dogs can head down to Huntington Beach this weekend for So Cal Corgi Beach Day. This semiannual meetup invades Huntington Dog Beach (100 Goldenwest St), just north of the southern entrance by Tower 22.

MOLAA’s Day of the Dead

When: October 30, 2022

Where: Long Beach

What: Visit Long Beach’s Museum of Latin American Art this weekend for a Day of the Dead celebration. For this Sunday’s event, there will be food, dancing, face painting, and more. In addition, there will also be a screening of ‘The Book of Life’ with co-director Jorge R. Gutierrez.


When: Until October 31 

Where: Long Beach

What: Lakers legend, DJ, and haunted house MC Shaquille O’Neal is providing a hauntingly good time this October. Don’t miss Shaqtoberfest, which will take over the grounds outside of the Queen Mary from late September through Halloween. A mix of family-friendly attractions and after-dark haunts, the fest will likewise all be narrated by Shaq.



Hocus-Focus Film Festival

When: October 28 – October 30, 2022 

Where: Glendale

What: Check out the Halloween film fest at Glendale’s Alex Theatre! The weekend-long fest will feature well-known horror flicks paired with a short form of local up-and-coming filmmakers.

Día de los Muertos at Forest Lawn

When: October 30, 2022

Where: Glendale

What: The end of October is not just for Halloween. For those preferring a Day of the Dead celebration, Forest Lawn in Glendale will host altars, mariachi music, and baile folklórico.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

When: October 30, 2022 

Where: Santa Clarita

What: Calling all Transylvanians! Join us for a screening of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at The Centre this October. Dress in a costume, purchase a prop bag onsite for $5, grab a drink at the bar and get ready to have some fun. Both nights will feature a shadow cast.



Ghostwalk in Santa Paula

When: October 28-30, 2022

Where: Santa Paula Airport 

What: GHOSTWALK is Ventura County’s original Halloween street theater presentation. Now in its 28th year, GhostWalk is presented in a different historic Santa Paula location each year. Flashlight in hand, walkers will be led along a route where they hear ghosts tell their tales of how they met their untimely ends. Some of the stories are true 

Nights of the Jack

When: September 30 – October 31

Where: Santa Monica Mountains

What: The scenic King Gillette Ranch and Santa Monica Mountains will be illuminated once again this October for Nights of Jack. Enjoy an on-foot, mile-long trail with food trucks, a Spookeasy, trick-or-treating (October 28-31), and more. Timed tickets are required each night; expect to spend an hour to an hour and a half there.

Haunt’oween LA

When: September 30 – October 31

Where: Woodland Hills 

What: Hatched out of the hunger for car-friendly trick-or-treating options, this former Halloween drive-through is back again in Woodland Hills as an on-foot adventure. Haunt’oween will celebrate the spooky season with a walkthrough that features tons of pumpkins, a trick-or-treating–filled town, and an illuminated carnival, plus face painting, performances, games, and food trucks.