Confront familiar foes at Universal Studios’ annual Halloween festivities, where big-budget scares meet iconic horror movie characters. You’ll be able to navigate multiple scare zones and mazes, including ones based on The Last of Us, Stranger Things, Evil Dead Rise, The Purge, The Exorcist: Believer, Chucky and more. Go early in the season to cut down on wait times, or—if you can afford it—consider an express pass.
What’s Halloween without a few good scares? The best haunted houses in Los Angeles run the gamut from homegrown horrors to big-budget amusement park productions—unsurprisingly, the home of Hollywood horror films takes its Halloween events very seriously. Whatever thrills you, whether it’s a hayride in Griffith Park or immersive theater at an old estate in Pomona (or perhaps some real-life haunted places), we’ve got it in this year’s list of the city’s best haunted houses in L.A.
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