Los Angeles October 2020 Events

Enjoy the Halloween-Themed Theatrics that Los Angeles has to Offer this Month!

Average temperature low and high: 60° - 79°

Things start to cool down slightly in October, but days are still pleasant and warm with little rain. Home to lots of movie and television studios, it’s no secret that Los Angeles is well known for its entertainment scene, and Halloween is a perfect time to experience it. There are lots of unique Halloween events with realistic actors bound to scare you. In addition to Halloween events, the month welcomes Oktoberfest along with other annual festivals to enjoy.

October Event Calendar

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

3 Oct, 2020
Central Plaza MAP

Head down to Chinatown Los Angeles, a neighborhood steeped in culture and history, for the 82nd annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival! This unique cultural experience celebrates the full harvest moon and it is a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. There will be traditional Chinese cultural demonstrations, hot local bands and the chance to peek at the full moon through scientific telescopes!

Oktoberfest in Anaheim

2-25 Oct, 2020
The Phoenix Club MAP

Oktoberfest is held Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout the month of October. It will feature German food, German beer on tap, live bands, polka dancing, and entertainment both inside and outside. This is a celebration that has been going on for almost 60 years! Admission is $10 and free for children under 18. Friday hours are 6pm-12am, Saturday hours are 5pm-12am, and Sunday hours are 12pm-6pm.

California Avocado Festival

Date to be confirmed
Carpinteria, California
California Avocado Festival

If you love avocados, you won't want to miss the 35th annual California Avocado Festival! It will feature guacamole and other avocado dishes, 75 music acts on four stages, an expo tent to learn about avocados, arts & crafts booths, food and retail vendors, and more! Admission is free!

Greek Festival

Date to be confirmed
St. Sophia Cathedral MAP

Get a unique cultural experience at the 22nd annual L.A. Greek festival, the largest and most iconic Greek food and wine festival in Los Angeles! The festival will bring in over 15,000 attendees over three days, and it will feature Greek food made by 10 restaurants, wine, beer, music, dancing, and carnival games. Admission is $5.

Universal Studios - Halloween Horror Nights

3-31 Oct, 2020
Universal Studios Hollywood MAP
Universal Studios - Halloween Horror Nights

Face your fears at Universal Studios™ Halloween Horror Nights™this month! One of the most popular ways to celebrate Halloween, Universal Studios turns their theme park into a real-life scary movie! It will feature 10 haunted mazes, 5 scare zones, a stage show, and thrilling rides at Universal Studios. Shrill-seekers will have a ton of fun! Costumes and masks are not allowed at this event. It's recommended for ages over 13. Ticket purchasing and pricing information can be found online.

Knott's Scary Farm

Date to be confirmed
Knott's Berry Farm MAP
Knott's Scary Farm

Your favorite rides mixed with scary mazes and terrifying monsters...don't miss out on Knott's Scary Farm during October! Referred to as the biggest Halloween event in Southern California, this annual thrill will feature mazes, shows, scare zones, and rides, plus 1,000 monsters roaming the grounds of Knott’s Berry Farm. It is recommended for ages over 13. Ticket information and pricing can be found online.

After Dark Tour: Tales from the Other Side

Date to be confirmed
Hollywood Forever Cemetery MAP
After Dark Tour: Tales from the Other Side

An eerie night with only a flashlight in hand at one of the most famous cemeteries in the country... Get exclusive access to Hollywood Forever Cemetery on this two-and-a-half-hour walking tour. The tour costs $99 per person with tax, and it includes complimentary champagne, candy, and popcorn. There will be complimentary parking available, this tour is available for guests 16 years old and up.

Sea Fare

17 Oct, 2020
Sea Fare

Check out the 16th annual Sea Fare fundraiser. Enjoy cocktails and gourmet bites while exploring the Aquarium of the Pacific. Dance the night away to either the live music entertainment or silent disco headphones! There will also be an art auction at the event. Tickets are $150, and all proceeds benefit the Aquarium’s education, conservation, and animal care programs.

Los Angeles Concerts in October

  • 10/01/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/01/2020 The Teskey Brothers Regent Theatre - CA Buy Tickets
  • 10/02/2020 Marshmello The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/02/2020 New Order & Pet Shop Boys Hollywood Bowl Buy Tickets
  • 10/02/2020 Teo Gonzalez & Jorge Falcon Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/02/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 New Order & Pet Shop Boys Hollywood Bowl Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Jose Luis Perales Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Los Angeles Philharmonic: Gustavo Dudamel - Norman and Ginastera Walt Disney Concert Hall Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Adam Ant Greek Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 The Read Live: Kid Fury & Crissle West Ace Hotel Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Darius Echoplex At The Echo Buy Tickets
  • 10/03/2020 Moein Shrine Auditorium - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/04/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/04/2020 Il Trovatore Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/04/2020 Torres & Ariana and The Rose Troubadour Buy Tickets
  • 10/06/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/07/2020 Amorphis Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/07/2020 Il Trovatore Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/07/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/07/2020 Corb Lund & Lauren Morrow Zebulon Buy Tickets
  • 10/08/2020 My Chemical Romance The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/08/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/08/2020 Melendi The Wiltern Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 Luke Bryan & Caylee Hammack Staples Center Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 Wednesday 13 Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 The Airborne Toxic Event Greek Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 Backstreet Boys Hollywood Bowl Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 Pancho Barraza Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/09/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Staples Center Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Il Trovatore Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Krokus Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 They Might Be Giants The Wiltern Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/10/2020 Sheila E Luckman Fine Arts Complex Buy Tickets
  • 10/11/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/11/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/11/2020 Los Angeles Philharmonic: Gustavo Dudamel - Ry X Walt Disney Concert Hall Buy Tickets
  • 10/11/2020 Franco Escamilla Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/11/2020 Krokus Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/12/2020 Scribble Showdown Dolby Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/13/2020 Kaleo Greek Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/13/2020 My Chemical Romance The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/13/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/13/2020 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu The Fonda Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/14/2020 My Chemical Romance The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/14/2020 Salmo Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/14/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/14/2020 Sleaford Mods Teragram Ballroom Buy Tickets
  • 10/14/2020 Einsturzende Neubauten The Fonda Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 Blitzkid Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 Il Trovatore Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 Judas Priest Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 Einsturzende Neubauten The Fonda Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/15/2020 TNGHT 1720 Buy Tickets
  • 10/16/2020 Jesus Adrian Romero Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/16/2020 Nelson Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/16/2020 My Chemical Romance The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/16/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/16/2020 Wire Regent Theatre - CA Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Maren Morris Greek Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Los Angeles Opera: Tannhauser Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Los Angeles Philharmonic: Gustavo Dudamel - Strauss Walt Disney Concert Hall Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Eluveitie Regent Theatre - CA Buy Tickets
  • 10/17/2020 Wardruna Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/18/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/18/2020 Il Trovatore Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/18/2020 Kidz Bop Live Hollywood Bowl Buy Tickets
  • 10/18/2020 Hatsune Miku Shrine Auditorium - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/20/2020 Snotty Nose Rez Kids Moroccan Lounge Buy Tickets
  • 10/20/2020 Sevdaliza El Rey Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/20/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/21/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/22/2020 Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, I Prevail & Ice Nine Kills The Forum Buy Tickets
  • 10/22/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/22/2020 Diet Cig Teragram Ballroom Buy Tickets
  • 10/23/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Je'Caryous Johnson's Set It Off Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Tiny Meat Gang Tour: Cody Ko & Noel Miller The Wiltern Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Zac Brown Band Banc of California Stadium Buy Tickets
  • 10/24/2020 Je'Caryous Johnson's Set It Off Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Los Angeles Opera: Tannhauser Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Je'Caryous Johnson's Set It Off Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs Troubadour Buy Tickets
  • 10/25/2020 Francis Cabrel The Fonda Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/26/2020 Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs Troubadour Buy Tickets
  • 10/27/2020 Four Tet Hollywood Palladium Buy Tickets
  • 10/27/2020 Tiny Meat Gang Tour: Cody Ko & Noel Miller The Wiltern Buy Tickets
  • 10/27/2020 Easy Life Troubadour Buy Tickets
  • 10/27/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/28/2020 Four Tet Hollywood Palladium Buy Tickets
  • 10/28/2020 Nile Whisky a Go Go Buy Tickets
  • 10/28/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/28/2020 Rina Sawayama Regent Theatre - CA Buy Tickets
  • 10/29/2020 Los Angeles Opera: Tannhauser Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Buy Tickets
  • 10/29/2020 Neil Gaiman Microsoft Theater Buy Tickets
  • 10/29/2020 Dorian Electra Troubadour Buy Tickets
  • 10/29/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/30/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/30/2020 Celtic Thunder Orpheum Theatre - Los Angeles Buy Tickets
  • 10/31/2020 Hamilton Pantages Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 10/31/2020 Los Angeles Philharmonic: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Halloween Organ & Film Walt Disney Concert Hall Buy Tickets
  • 10/31/2020 Efterklang Lodge Room Highland Park Buy Tickets

Upcoming Nightclub Events

Fri, Oct 09 at Academy Nightclub Ducky (New Date 10/09)