Friday 10/26/12: Old Town Haunt
Here are some of the best, non-boring things to do in L.A.’s Eastside for the Halloween weekend of 10/26/12 to 10/28/12. Tonight, check out Pasadena’s now legendary Old Town Haunt–site of numerous horror flicks, this places just radiates spookiness.
From the Organizers: Descend down into the basement of the historical Union Savings Bank Building where mysterious things have taken place in the building’s deadly history. In fact, something lives down there in the dark. The basement that was sealed shut for decades is being reopened for your investigation into the unknown.
2012 L.A. Haunted Hayride
An L.A. institution, I first went two years ago and still have dreams about getting ambushed by the killer clown on the hayride.
Saturday 10/27/12: Blumhouse of Horrors
From the Organizers: From the producers of terrifying films like Paranormal Activity, Insidious and Sinister, experience an intense tour through one of Los Angeles’s most haunted locations–home to one of the world’s most deranged dark-arts magicians during the vaudeville 1920s. That is, until one tragic performance when his assistant vanished forever.
Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Tips: Parking is extremely scarce. Be prepared to walk or carpool. Bring cash — there’s an army of bacon-wrapped hot dog purveyors waiting for you upon exiting.
From the Organizers: Dia de Los Muertos attire strongly encouraged. Spend an eventful day relaxing and watching the evening stars appear as the cemetery comes to life with joyful celebrations. Enjoy fine Mexican cuisine, Aztec Ritual dancers in full costume, 100+ alters created to honor ancestors and loved ones created by the community. Live performances by Ozomatli, La Santa Cecilia, Very Be Careful, Las Cafeteras and Tribu.