Los Angeles October 2021 Events

Los Angeles October 2021 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

Hamilton

Hamilton

If you enjoy history and hip-hop, don't miss the chance to see the two put together in one of the nation's most popular musicals, "Hamilton." Learn all about Alexander Hamilton and U.S. history through Lin Manuel Miranda's musical genius at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. Get your tickets here. 

Universal Studios - Halloween Horror Nights

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

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

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.

Dine in L.A Restaurant Week

Dine in L.A Restaurant Week

Los Angeles' Restaurant Week is the perfect way to explore culinary gems throughout the city at a discounted price. Over 300 restaurant locations in LA will have special offers on 2-course lunches or 3-course dinners. No tickets are needed, but these dates are popular ones for dining out, so restaurant reservations are recommended.

Oktoberfest in Anaheim

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 $15 and free for children under 13. 

Haunt'oween LA

Haunt\'oween LA

Celebrate the season with this on-foot Halloween adventure.  Visit the pumpkin patch, (for picking and carving), the scarecrow garden, the illuminated carnival and so much more.  There's free parking nearby, so you can take your time enjoying the performances, games, and food in this immersive Halloween experience.

Whiskey and Barrel Nite

Whiskey and Barrel Nite

Join us for a fun evening with unlimited tastings at The Reserve (downstairs at The Majestic Downtown). Sample with your souvenir glass from 125+ scotches, bourbons and whiskies from around the world. Pour lists are updated daily on the LA event page on our website. Enjoy a whisky-infused dinner buffet, cocktails, music and more. Bring your vax card to enter drawing for gift certificates to our sponsor retailers and bars. - Use code 'experism' for 25% off tix. - General Admission opens at 6:30pm. - VIP entry is at 6pm and also includes unlimited access to the VIP Lounge from 6:30pm-9pm. (A tasting within a tasting!) - See you there. Cheers!

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Escape Halloween

Escape Halloween

The "world of escape" promises multiple stages and a terrifying world of thrills. You'll want to attend both days, as there are 150,000 square feet of monstrous beats and contortionist performances to see. Join the inhabitants of Voodoo Village for their seance, and dance with freaks and fortune-tellers. Not to mention, there are 3D glow-in-the-dark structures to explore. Better hurry, tickets are going fast, you can pick yours up here.

4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl

4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl

Over 1000 people are expected to "crawl" this year, as the scariest bar crawl gets underway. Enjoy local food and free drinks, with no cover charges at any of the bars. Not ready to call it a night? Attend the after-party beginning at 10 PM. Maybe you'll even win their costume contest.

Halloween Hootenanny Craft Beer Fest

Halloween Hootenanny Craft Beer Fest

Ready for the best holiday of all? Enjoy the outdoors this Halloween at a Hootenanny. Tickets include all you can drink from the 45 craft breweries and wineries that will be there. Sip and enjoy as you take a walk through the macabre merchant marketplace, or while visiting the food vendors. Costumes are encouraged, and the venue promises there are sinister surprises to be had. 

Spooky Soiree with Delicious Treats and Potions

Spooky Soiree with Delicious Treats and Potions

Spend Halloween Saturday night with Top Chef's Betty Fraser and Cutthroat Kitchen's Denise DeCarlo at "A Spooky Soiree." Halloween music, spooky decor, and the Hidden House on Barton will open to the public on the eeriest of eves. 

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Los Angeles Events in October

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Fri, Oct 01 at Belasco Shannon and the Clams
Fri, Oct 01 at Catch One
Fri, Oct 01 at The Avalon AVALON presents GASOLINA PARTY
Fri, Oct 01 at Exchange NGHTMRE ( Rescheduled to
Fri, Oct 01 at Academy Nightclub Regard & Sigala
Fri, Oct 01 at Das Bunker Das Bunker 25th Anniversary
Sat, Oct 02 at Catch One
Sat, Oct 02 at Echoplex Cheekface
Sat, Oct 02 at Catch One