7 Things To Do In Los Angeles For Halloween

Halloween will be a little bit different this year. With the pandemic on the loose, many organizers have come to your rescue with some truly terrifying Covid-safe events. Which of these experiences frightens you the most?

1. Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience
Are you a fan of the Duffer brothers’ spooky original series? Great news! This quarantine Halloween, Stranger Things allows you to explore their world from the safety of your car. Drive into the world of your favorite horror show and experience life as a 1985 Hawkins resident. Jump in horror as you are transported into the Upside Down, Starcourt Mall, and Russian labs, as seen throughout the series. With special effects and scenes from the show at each stop, you are sure to feel like you’re running from the demagorgon. Experience this hour-long event from the comfort of your own car and don’t forget your snacks!

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2. The Bite LA: Halloween Food Crawl and Safari
If you are a foodie who likes a scare, this is the ultimate immersive experience! This event drags you along Legg Lake in South El Monte for a sensationally eerie adventure right from your own car. As you travel through sinister scenes, each person accompanying you receives 8 Bites of Halloween grub, a Campfire Dessert, and a warm Fall Drink. If that doesn’t satisfy your hunger, additional bites can be added on! There is a little taste of heaven for everyone with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options! Dive into your delectable treats as you cruise through the Flashlight Creature Safari, where darkness surrounds you and ghoulish creatures come out to play. The next stop takes you to virtual Campfire Ghost Stories, where your nightmares come to life. Enjoy this scary experience with the accompanying Car Costume Contest and fun prizes!

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3. Dracula’s Disco of the Night
Looking to stay in this Halloween? No problem! This fun-for-all package shows up right to your door. Puppets, booze, ice cream, entertainment, and Halloween décor are their gifts to you. Inspired by Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater Dracula performance, you are sure to be dazzled by this instant vampire party package.

red gold white orange and black colors with a puppet dracula cartoon skeletons pumpkins spiders scorpions and more
Photo Credit: BobBakerMarionetteTheater.com

4. Huluween Drive-In
Brace yourself for a deal to DIE for. This FREE event allows you to drive through a haunted forest up to screenings of classic horror films and new HULU releases from Books of Blood to Beetlejuice! Make sure you show up early because capacity is only 150 cars per screening. Are you ready for a scare?

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5. Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
The infamous Haunted Hayride is back with a Covid-safe experience! If you have yet to immerse yourself in this spooky sensation — now is the time! A new live drive-up experience awaits you. Venture into “All Hallows Lane” for a variety of Halloween fun, like their 40-foot screen and live characters. Back with a vengeance, this event had to swap locations to accommodate the crowds. Head off to a creepy charade down at the Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas for an adventure that will scare your pants off!

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6. Urban Legends of Southern California
The OC Fair and Event Center hosts this terrifying event All October long. They bring horrifying folklore to life with a series of special effects, live creatures, and interactive park zones. From the creators of the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, comes an experience that will tantalize the whole family!

haunted background in purple and black with a yellow bus at night with travelers zombies creatures lightning creepy eyes and trees
Photo Credit: SparkOC.com

7. Haunt’oween LA Halloween Drive-Thru
A sight you will never forget. Picture driving through tunnels of jack-o’-lanterns, family-friendly sights for the little ones, recreated sets from Halloween movies like It: Chapter 2, plus drivable mini mazes. They even have social distancing trick-or-treating! The cherry on top? Every car receives a photo op in front of a green screen and a video to capture the magic of the night. Located in the heart of L.A., you will not want to miss out.

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What do you have planned for Halloween this year? Let us know all your spooky plans in the comments below. We cannot wait to hear your spooktacular affairs!

About Shelbi Stump

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