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Family Friendly Halloween Events

RISE OF THE JACK O’ LANTERNS October 29 - November 2 Hours vary Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011 $18-28 See the beautiful spectacle of 5,000 Halloween jack o’ lanterns glowing in the darkness. The hand-carved jack … Continue reading

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What to Do Halloween Weekend 2014 in LA

Events WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN COSTUME CARNIVAL October 31 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Santa Monica Boulevard Between La Cienega and Doheny  FREE (323) 848-6503 This is the biggie. If you have never done West Hollywood for Halloween you owe it … Continue reading

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Home Haunt Fever Hits the Valley

Halloween is big business. You’re never gonna see a theme park charging less than forty dollars ever again for their witches brew of rides and mazes and overpriced edibles. It’s the largest retail season next to Christmas and its gaining on … Continue reading

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Knott’s Scary Farm: Hanging with Kenzel

Out again hanging with my 13-year-old cousin, Kenzel. This time we hit Knott’s Scary Farm. Although I’ve been to the regular Farm, I had never been to Scary Farm. We started out with the “Boo Fest” buffet. We weren’t aware … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Fall is in the Air- Apple Picking in Oak Glen

Those on the other coast like to tell us we don’t have seasons here in Southern California. They romanticize images of red and golden leaves, bright orange pumpkins on the vine and the sudden nippiness of the weather after a humid summer. … Continue reading

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Urban Death Tour at the Zombie Joe Underground

There is a small, pitch black cracker box of a theater near the NoHo sign in the valley where the spirit of Halloween and all things dark and disturbing find a place to rest their fangs and horns all year … Continue reading

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Air Soft Zombie Hunt and Horror Maze

The first air soft zombie hunt and horror maze combo in Bellflower opened in 2012 to mixed reviews and a little naïveté about the biz, but Haunted Hollywood Sports were undaunted and decided to shamble on like any good zombie would and I’m happy … Continue reading

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The Infamous McKamey Manor Considers Toning it Down

According to a video posted by Russell McKamey on October 1st of this year, McKamey Manor has come to the conclusion that they need to mellow out a little bit. This decision was in response to having to remove two members of the … Continue reading

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The Rocky Road to The Folk Tree

As I approach The Folk Tree, located at 217 South Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena, I imagine a whiff of something sharp and pungent. It’s a bit like the perfume of wild sage as the sun sets, or the smoked … Continue reading

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Dark Harbor Opens Today at the Queen Mary, Get Ready for Fun, Fright, Music and Some ‘Spirited’ Drinking

It’s Halloween time again—–the time that the spirits come out to haunt the Queen Mary in Long Beach. And there are plenty of spirits, since the Queen Mary is known to be haunted. In fact, Cabin B340 is off limits … Continue reading

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