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Halloween Horror Nights, Haunted Hayrides and Hollywood Forever Cemetery

October 10, 2016

Get a grip on Halloween with the most spooktacular events Los Angeles has to offer. 

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Pluck up your courage and descend into the famous backlots of Universal Studios. Throughout the entire month of October this cinematic powerhouse mocks up its theme park and franchises, from Bruce Campbell’s The Evil Dead to everyone’s favorite The Walking Dead, with terrifying costumes and twisted mazes.

Haunted Hayrides in Griffith Park

Griffith Park is a legitimate hotspot for paranormal activity and the ghosts of those who reportedly disappeared in its vicinity. This nearly half-hour hayride centers around the true accounts of mischief and death, bringing you at last to a haunted maze and thematic festival filled with seasonal food, drink, and psychic mediums.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s Día de Los Muertos

The wild antics of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, counted among the oldest cemeteries in the country, show no sign of slowing down with this year’s edition of its Día de Los Muertos festival. Hundreds of participants will assemble spectacular crypts and effigies to the dead, in addition to live musical performances, folk dancing, and other spooky and celebratory activities.