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What to do for Halloween in the L.A. area

Halloween events in L.A.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will screen at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. It stars Tim Curry as Frank N Furter.

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Looking for a place to do the ‘Monster Mash’ this Halloween season? We’ve got you covered.

What: Cinespia’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ screening

What’s more fitting than a movie at a cemetery for Halloween? Celebrate the 40th anniversary of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” doing the “Time Warp.” Festivities include a costume contest, circus performers, surprise guests, photo booth and a dance party before and after the screening.

When: Oct. 31, 5:15 p.m. gates open; 7 p.m. movie.


Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles

Tickets: $25

Costumes: Required for entry


What: Dark Harbor

Haunted mazes, rides and other entertainment aboard and around “the haunted ship” Queen Mary. A boat that boasts of actual paranormal activity.

When: Oct. 31, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Also open on select dates during the month through Nov. 1.)

Where: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach

Tickets: $34 to $39 for general admission

Costumes: Allowed on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 only

Info: (877) 600-4313,

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What: Street Food Cinema’s ‘Shaun of the Dead’ screening

For those who like their horror with a comedic touch. The outdoor screening includes food trucks and live music. Bring your own zombie bestie.

When: Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m. doors open; 6:30 p.m. band; 8 p.m. movie

Where: Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles

Tickets: $12 to $20 adults, $6 to $11 children 6-12. Children under 5 free.

Info: (323 254-5068,

What: Halloween Organ With Film: ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’

The 1920 silent film “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” accompanied live on Walt Disney Concert Hall’s “monster” organ by Clark Wilson.


When: Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

Tickets: $38 to $68.50

Info: (323) 850-2000,

What: Halloween Horror Nights

Experience “The Walking Dead,” “Insidious” and other horror staples as they were meant to be consumed, in a giant maze.

When: Thursdays to Sundays through Nov. 1, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City

Tickets: $85 general admission

Info: (800) UNIVERSAL (800-864-8377),

What: Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

A 25-minute boogeyman-infested, interactive hayride that you ride atop a slowly moving apparatus. It gets spooky.

When: Thursdays to Sundays through Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive

Tickets: $30 for access to one hayride. $43 general admission.

Info: (310) 993-8289;