Get Your Scream On In 2018: The Best Halloween Events In SoCal

Dark Harbor
September 27 – November 2, 2018

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, will once again rise from the deep, dripping with history of the infamously haunted ship. Named one of the top 10 most haunted places on Earth by Time Magazine, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor offers the most authentically frightening experience available, bringing the true haunted tales of The Queen Mary to life. Get Tickets


Horror Made Here:
A Festival of Frights
October 5-28, 2018

This Halloween season, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood dares you to enter our iconic backlot for an incredible Halloween party where evil clowns, demon nuns, super villains, possessed dolls and the devil himself will come to life. Be prepared to face your deepest fears and see what nightmares await you from the twisted minds that brought you IT, The Conjuring, Freddy vs. Jason, The Exorcist, and from the DC Universe, Batman: Arkham Asylum. Get Tickets


Knott’s Scary Farm
September 20 – October 31, 2018

Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest and most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills that can’t be found anywhere else. The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park. This Halloween event has all the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare. But unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from — which makes it the thing to do for Halloween. Get Tickets

Drama After Dark: A Night of the Macabre with Poe and Gorey
October 27th, 2018

Thrill to the tales of Edgar Allan Poe and Edward Gorey in an evening of chilling drama presented by the actors of the Guild of St. George. Haunting works will be enacted throughout the moonlit grounds, including “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Gashlycrumb Tinies,” and more. Ages 10 to adult. (May be too intense for younger children.) Members: $55. Non-Members: $65. Get Tickets.


Halloween Horror Nights
September 14 – November 3, 2018

Face your darkest fears in Southern California’s scariest, most intense event – Universal Studios™ Halloween Horror Nights. The movie studio that invented the horror genre brings to life all-new immersive worlds of living, breathing icons from the most twisted imaginations in film and television. Get Tickets


Paramount After Dark Tour:
Tales From the Other Side
September 18 – November 3, 2018

Not all the stories born on our studio lot made it to the silver screen. Some stories, the darker stories, remained, and they continue to haunt the lot by moonlight. Maybe it’s the cemetery next door. Maybe it’s the passion to succeed in Hollywood that keeps the spirited personalities relevant today, even after death. Maybe it’s just your imagination. During our Tales From The Other Side tour, you’ll get the chance to find out how the scandals of yesteryear still live amongst us. Get Tickets


Haunted Hollywood Halloween Party
October 27, 2018

Face your darkest fears as you step inside the terrifyingly twisted Apt. 503 for the 2nd Annual Haunted Hollywood. This petrifying party will be private to The Ivy Plus Society from 8-10pm but stay through the night until 2am. Enjoy a devilish DJ, sinister small bites, and a costume contest that will make you scream. Get Tickets


The West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
October 31, 2018

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, one the largest and most unique Halloween gatherings. There will be a few stages with artists performing throughout the evening. The lineups this year haven’t been announced, but you can be certain they will be fantastic! Past headliners include Boy George, Pink and Robyn. More Information



Día de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever
October 27, 2018

For our 18th Annual Dia de los Muertos, we honor the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and the sun. Join us as we celebrate the divine feminine, the loving mother that unites us all! Coatlicue (/kwɑːtˈliːkweɪ/) “skirt of snakes” “mother of the gods”, is the Mexica-Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. She is the the Great Mother, in whom both the womb and the grave co-exist. Get Tickets

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