Halloween Guide 2012
Can’t decide whether to go with the ironic costume, the kid/furry approved giant cuddly animal, the Downton Abbey period piece, or the slooty crop-top/butts-short get-up this Halloween? Why not fill your calendar with these Halloween events, starting tonight, and get a chance to wear them all. You can consider it research for next year’s tough costume decision.
THURSDAY, OCT 25th:
Bigfoot Lodge East (Los Feliz): Thursday Oct 25th, 10pm – 1:45am, “Ghoul’s Night Out”. Midnight costume contest, $3 PBR, $4 Bourbon, Special Guest DJs
FRIDAY, OCT 26th
12 Highland (Manhattan Beach): Friday, Oct 26th, Starting at 8:00pm. ‘True Blood’ Themed Halloween party with half-off steak, silver bullets, glasses of red wine, and specialty blood orange cocktails until 10pm. We love this theme.
SATURDAY, OCT 27th:
Dog Haus (Pasadena): Saturday, Oct 27th, 6:00pm – 2:00am. Contest for best and ‘wurst’ (hardeeharhar) costumes, DJ starting at 8pm.
213 Ventures (Downtown): Saturday, Oct 27th, Open to Close. Deals vary by location but every spot seems to have its own specialty Halloween punch available ($6 at most venues, $5 at Cana.) For a full list of venues & deals click here.
Mad Bull’s Tavern (Sherman Oaks): Saturday, Oct 27th, start-time not listed on flyer. ‘Monster Bash 2′ with many different costume contests, top prize winners earning trips for two to sin city. Reservations encouraged.
Seventy7 Cocktail Lounge (Culver City): Saturday, Oct 27th, 8:00pm – 2:00am. ‘Rocky Horror Halloween Party’. Moving showing on three screens, costume contests, and drink specials.
SUNDAY, OCT 28th:
Pink Taco (West Hollywood): Sunday, Oct 28th, 1:00pm – 8:00pm. ‘Sunday Funday Costume Party’ with games, prizes, beer pong, hula hoop contests, board games and BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS (until 3pm.) THEN, Tuesday Oct 30th PT will host a Dia De Los Muertos event with 2 for 1 pitchers of margs + costume contest with prizes 8-11pm.
Zombie Pub Crawl (Downtown): Sunday Oct 28th, 3pm – 11pm. The schedule includes stops at Redwood, La Cita, Bar 107, and The Down & Out and features drink specials, costume contests, and Thriller dance lessons. Come dressed in Zombie attire.
TUESDAY, OCT 30th:
Rock & Reilly’s (West Hollywood): TWO EVENTS. Oct 30th, 8pm – Midnight, learn how to dance to MJ’s Thriller with a dance expert + chance to win one-of-a-kinda Thriller jacket. This is our favorite dance to bust out a parties, so we might just have to hit this up to perfect our moves. THEN: Oct 31st, head back to R&R for their ’Best Worst Costume Contest’ for a chance to win a $250 bar tab.
WEDNESDAY, OCT 31st, HALLOWEEN!
Mas Malo (Downtown): Wednesday, Oct 31st, Starting at 6pm. Costumes contests EVERY HOUR! Lotsa chances to win stuff!
City Sip LA (Echo Park): Wednesday, Oct 31st, 6pm – Midnight. “Freakshow” w/ fire dancing, tarot card readers, bobbing for apples and ‘freak photography’. ‘Freakish’ costumes encouraged.
PaliHouse (West Hollywood): Wednesday, Oct 31st, 9pm – 2am. A classier variety of Halloween event called a Masquerade Ball. Wear your fanciest feathered and sparkled mask + gown/tux, and dance all night to the live DJs.
Golden Road Brewery (Glendale): Wednesday, Oct 31st 7pm – Midnight. Launch of Brew & View Movie Nights with outdoor screen playing Psycho & Ghostbusters (where you should obviously sing a long ala Ray Parker Jr.) There will be some movie snacks too like popcorn and pretzels… and beer lots of beer. (Psst: this event will go down every Wednesday through December with a different movie combo each week.)