OCTOBER 2021 Events in Los Angeles County

October 2021 Events in Los Angeles County 

From Haunt'oween LA to Halloween Horror Nights, Frontgate Real Estate shares the latest happenings and spooky events in Los Angeles for 2021

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride Sept. 24-Oct. 31

The Old Zoo tradition, now in its 13th installment, centers on a relatively lengthy hayride. The premise: A witch has summoned creatures that’ve hidden themselves among Halloween decorations in the town’s foothills. The event’s various other attractions will be centered around the jack-o’- lantern–filled Midnight Falls Town Square, with a creaky old funeral parlor set up in the Midnight Mortuary Haunted House as well as an evening at the Dead End Diner.
Griffith Park: 4730 Crystal Springs Drive

Starlight Bowl Summer Concert Season Thru Oct. 23

It’s time to enjoy live music under the stars again as the Starlight Bowl is bringing back its traditional Summer Concert Series, including eleven
energetic live performances in an open-air setting.
See website for schedule. / 1249 Lockheed View Dr., Burbank
818-238-5397 / www.starlightbowl.com

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride Sept. 24-Oct. 31

The Old Zoo tradition, now in its 13th installment, centers on a relatively
lengthy hayride. The premise: A witch has summoned creatures that’ve
hidden themselves among Halloween decorations in the town’s foothills.
The event’s various other attractions will be centered around the jack-o’-
lantern–filled Midnight Falls Town Square, with a creaky old funeral parlor
set up in the Midnight Mortuary Haunted House as well as an evening at
the Dead End Diner.
Griffith Park: 4730 Crystal Springs Drive

Starlight Bowl Summer Concert Season Thru Oct. 23

It’s time to enjoy live music under the stars again as the Starlight Bowl
is bringing back its traditional Summer Concert Series, including eleven
energetic live performances in an open-air setting.
See website for schedule. / 1249 Lockheed View Dr., Burbank
818-238-5397 / www.starlightbowl.com

Halloween Horror Nights Through Oct. 31

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 one based on
The Haunting of Hill House.
Universal Studios Hollywood & Universal CityWalk

Delusion Through Nov. 21

Delusion, an interactive seasonal event that combines elements of
interactive theater and a more story-based haunted house walkthrough,
will take over the Phillips Mansion, an 1875 estate in Pomona. “Reaper’s
Remorse” will unfold a tale of the occult that’s centered around Esther
Phillips, the real-life widow who once inhabited the house.
Phillips Mansion, Pomona

Barntober Fest Oct. 1-10

Will bring family-friendly traditions of gathering, an array of fabulous fair
food, iconic carnival rides, mid-way, popular pig races, live music, select
exhibits and thrilling arena events including, the California Circuit Finals
Rodeo, a Hispanic Rodeo and Concert, two Monster Truck shows, Figure
8 races, the unique Rural Olympics, and ever popular Demolition Derby!
AV Fair & Event Center, Lancaster
661-948-6060

Haunt’oween LA Oct. 1-31

Haunt’oween will celebrate spooky season with a walkthrough that features
a pumpkin patch for both picking and carving, a scarecrow garden, a trickor-
treating–filled town and an illuminated carnival, plus face painting,
performances, games and food trucks.
6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills

Boo at the Zoo Oct. 1-31

The L.A. Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration includes a month of spooky
decor, a conservation-minded graveyard of departed species and upclose-
and-personal interactions with some of the zoo’s creepiest crawlers.
On weekends, you’ll find creepy crafts, a mad science show and a photo
op. The animals typically get in on the Halloween action, too, with pumpkin
or carcass feedings scheduled over the weekends.
Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park

Nights of the Jack Oct. 1-31

Walk across the grounds illuminated with thousands of hand-carved jacko’-
lanterns. Nights of the Jack reverts to an on-foot, two-thirds-of-a-mile
trail this year (with a “Spookeasy,” too).
King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

Baja Splash Cultural Festival Oct. 2

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The event will feature
live music and dance representing cultures in Mexico and Central and
South America. Educational programs and other special activities are
included. General admission required.
9-10am / Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

562-590-3100

South Gate Art Walk Oct. 2

Featuring over 45 local artists and vendors. Free art kits and workshops.
Live screen printing with Cultivarte Studios. Live recording of the Social
Primate podcast. DJ, live performances, and more!
12-4pm / South Gate Civic Center: 8680 California Ave.
323-563-9500 



Bulldog 50K and 25K Trial Runs Oct. 2

The challenging and popular Bulldog runs consist of two races - the 25K
Bulldog Trail Run and the 50K Bulldog Ultra Run, which are conducted
simultaneously. The course offers inspirational vistas of untamed terrain
and sweeping ocean views. The challenging trail weaves through the
mountains on single track and fire roads.
6:30-11am / Malibu Creek State Park

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Oct. 2

Put on your wide-brimmed hats and Sunday best for this annual polo
match. Sip on some bubbly at the celeb-filled soir e, either from the picnic
lawn or the high-roller ros  garden. Event is 21+.
Will Rogers State Historic Park, Pacific Palisades

South Gate Family Day in the Park Oct. 9

Games, music, and food! Conceived as a bridge between schools,
businesses, residents and law enforcement, this event was enjoyed by
thousands in past years. Our focus is on the family, because we believe
that the family is the foundation of our future and through this event, we
hope to provide information and resources to families that can benefit from
these programs.
12-5pm / South Gate City Park: 4855 Tweedy Blvd.

323-563-5465

Carved Oct. 11-31

For three weeks in October, the event will line a loop of the botanical
garden with thousands of professionally-carved pumpkins. You can expect
to see a bunch of jack-o’-lanterns—and none of that synthetic stuff; all of
them will be carved from real pumpkins.
Descanso Gardens: 1418 Descanso Dr., La Ca ada Flintridge
818-949-4200

Downey Chamber Street Faire Oct. 16

Crafters, food, fun, live entertainment, vendors, and so much more!
10am-4pm / Downey High School: 11040 Brookshire Ave.
562-923-2191

Westlake Village City Celebration Oct. 16

Event will feature the White Oak Elementary Family Fun Fair, food trucks,
craft beer, wine, free family friendly activities, live performances, e-waste/
shred event and more. Purchase an unlimited ride bracelet for $35 or
individual ride tickets for $4 each. One ride requires one ticket.
3-8pm / Westlake Village Civic Center
818-706-1613 /

Glendale Fall Festival Oct. 16

Petting zoo, pony rides, food, games, arts & crafts, face painting, music,
bounce house, pumpkin patch, carnival games, and climbing wall.
11am-2pm / Pacific Park & Community Center

Malibu Pie Festival Oct. 16

Pie baking contest, live music, gift baskets, kids’ activities and delicious
homemade pies served all day!
11am-4pm / Malibu United Methodist Church
310-589-0053

Relay For Life of Torrance Oct. 16

Join us for this community event to fight cancer presented by UCLA Health
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and John Lyons and Janis Adams.
9am-9pm / South High Torrance: 4801 Pacific Coast Hwy

The Beverly Hills Art Show Oct. 16-17

The place to be for art enthusiasts, food truck fans and anyone looking to
enjoy the day outside in the heart of Beverly Hills. Art pieces on display
and for sale come in various mediums including, watercolor, paint, jewelry,
sculpture and pottery. All featured artists staff their booths so they may
provide details on the pieces they create and the inspiration behind them.
10am-5pm / Beverly Gardens Park
310-285-6830 /

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival Oct. 17

There will be live bands, contests, reptile and bug programs, inflatable
rides and games. Pumpkin patch, pumpkin foods and flavors, pumpkin
beer, pumpkin crafts and professional pumpkin carver. Admission includes
inflatables and giant slide along with all the other fun mentioned above!
10am-5pm / Juan Bautista de Anza Park

Walk to End Alzheimer's Oct. 23

Your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event
helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The
Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support
to help participants reach their fundraising goal.
9-11am / The Promenade at Westlake Village
805-261-2187

Oddities Flea Market Oct. 23-24

A two-day shopping experience where visitors can find everything
from taxidermy to vintage medical instruments. The list of vendors was
curated by Ryan Matthew Cohn and includes a mix of local favorites and
Brooklyn exports.
Globe Theatre, Downtown Historic Core

Halloween on the Boardwalk Oct. 29

Balloons, Boat Rides (with costume), Costume Contest, DJ, Prizes, Selfie
Wall, Sponsor Giveaways, Trick-or-Treat on the Boardwalk & Pier.
6-8pm / The Boardwalk at Redondo Pier

Torrance Movie in the Park Oct. 30

Celebrate Halloween early with a special Family Movie in the Park event!
Grab your costumes, blankets, and lawn chairs and join us for a special
viewing of The Addams Family (2019, rated PG) under the stars! The event
is offered free of charge and no registration is required.
5-8pm
Wilson Park: 2200 Crenshaw Boulevard
310-328-5310

Downey Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival Oct. 30

The free event features fine art from Latinx artists, crafts, ofrendas (both
traditional altars as well as ones set up on cars), food trucks and a beer and
wine garden.
11am-8pm / Downtown, La Cienega
562-861-8211

Diamond Bar Halloween Party Oct. 30

The event is for kids and pups and features free games for children,
recommended for ages 2 to 8, crafts, prizes, photo stations, doggie games,
and a doggie costume contest. Trick or treating for all attendees will be
available in vendor area featuring local businesses offering pet-related
products.
9am-12pm / Pantera Park: 738 Pantera Drive
909-839-7070 

For more details on Local Events, contact the Frontgate Team:

Frontgate Real Estate | Dana Olmes & Jeff Biebuyck Group
23500 Long Valley Rd
Hidden Hills, CA 91302
(747) 888-0508
 

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