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Halloween in Los Angeles

Don't freak out—use our guide to Halloween in LA to find the perfect costume, the best parties and spookiest places!

Photograph: Jakob N. Layman
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride at the Griffith Park Old Zoo

Making plans for the most important holiday of the year—we're talking Halloween, of course—isn't so easy in sprawling LA. Our guide to Halloween in Los Angeles has you covered with the best candy treats, the most inspiring costume shops, the rockingest parties, the best neighborhoods for trick-or-treating, and the coolest fall festivals and activities. Still not feeling the fall in Los Angeles spirit? We've also rounded up our favorite haunted spots where real ghosts still can rattle a few chains. Let the countdown to the thrills and chills begin!

Halloween parties and haunted houses

Things to do

The best haunted houses and attractions

What's Halloween without a few good scares?

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Clubs

The best Halloween parties in Los Angeles for 2015

Halloween parties are your best excuse to dress provocatively, drink excessively and be (or go home with) someone else for a night.

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Halloween costume ideas

Shopping

10 last-minute Halloween costumes inspired by LA landmarks

Break away from the cliche costumes this year with these fun and easy DIY ideas based on neighborhood landmarks

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Art

Costume ideas inspired by famous artworks

Get creative and dress up as famous works of art on display at LACMA with these easy DIY ideas

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Shopping

Best dog Halloween costumes

Dog Halloween costumes seem to get cuter every year, so there's no excuse not to erase your dog's dignity with these get-ups

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Shopping

The best costume stores in LA

Stumped on what to be for Halloween this year? Check out these costume stores for unique get-ups from Hogwarts to Honey Boo Boo.

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Halloween 2014 photos

Clubs

The Ace Hotel's first Halloween party

Cinespia, FYF and the Ace teamed up for one of LA's newest and hippest parties: the Haunted Hotel Bash

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Clubs

LACMA Costume Ball 2014

The museum came to life as partiers dressed as favorite works of art

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Things to do

The best Halloween 2014 costumes we've seen so far

From LA icons to classic characters, we've seen a lot so far on the Halloween party circuit. Get inspired by these creative costumers.

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Clubs

KCRW Masquerade Ball 2014

Dancing hippos, X-Men, Muppets and more and this year's costume party

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Clubs

Rhondavous Party

DTLA played host to Rhonda's biggest party yet

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Halloween for kids

Things to do

Best places to go trick or treating in Los Angeles

Make trick or treating plans with our guide to the top neighborhoods to visit for a fun Halloween with kids

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Things to do

The best pumpkin patches in Los Angeles

Find that perfect orange squash this Halloween with our guide to the best pumpkin patches in LA

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Things to do

Halloween attractions and family-friendly festivals

Haunted houses too scary? We've rounded up the best Halloween attractions and family-friendly festivals for this year's holiday.

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Shopping

The cutest kids costumes on the Internet

Your little one will score big when trick or treating wearing one of these adorable kids' costumes

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More Halloween

Things to do

13 real haunted places in LA

Call us old-fashioned, but we like our haunts authentic

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Movies

The 100 best horror films

The best horror films as voted for by more than 100 experts, including Simon Pegg and Roger Corman

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Blog

Behind the scenes at the Haunted Hayride

We spoke to the attraction's founder about all of the stuff in the hayride that will scare the you-know-what out of you

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Music

The 20 best Halloween songs

Go on, throw that Halloween house party. We took care of the playlist for you.

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