Your Guide To A Hauntingly Fun Time

All Hallows' Eve is upon us! Count down to the ghostly day with special events, costume parties and shows on The Strip throughout the week.

Halloween Party @ The Rainbow
Wednesday, Oct. 26 & Thursday, Oct. 27

Join the Rainbow for their annual (double) Halloween party. Costume contests with surprise celebrity judges, prizes and giveaways. For dinner reservations, call 310-278-4232.


Haunted Midnights @ The Comedy Store
Friday, Oct. 28

It’s your last chance to be spooked by The Comedy Store’s devilish Haunted Midnights, a night of ghost stories, comedy and flashlight tours of the haunted building. Originally the mob-owned and operated Ciro’s nightclub, The Comedy Store building has been the subject of mythology and tall tales regarding the spirits that reside there. Join staff and comics from as they take a journey through the haunted tales of a violent era in LA history and learn how the spirits of that time haunt the building to this very day. Who is “The Lady in White”? Why is the spectral “Gus” laughing? What nefarious deeds took place in The Comedy Store basement? And what famous person made contact during a séance in The Comedy Store green room? Tickets are $15, the show is 21+ and there is a two drink minimum. Tickets available at


Spooktacular: Night One @ Viper Room
Friday, Oct. 28

Performances by Oh No Not Stereo, We Are The Riot, Some Hear Explosions, Briertone. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 day of show. Ages 21 and older. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.


Masquerade Party @ Isla
Friday, Oct. 28 - Monday, Oct. 31

Grab your mask for Isla’s epic four night costume party. Drink specials and DJs every night, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.


Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves Halloween Party @ The Standard, Hollywood
Saturday, Oct. 29

Join us for a gypsy camp style Halloween, complete with fortune tellers, magicians and poolside performances from The JJAMZ and Allah Las, and DJ sets by Mickey Madden & Mark Schoenecker. Ages 21 and older. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Buy your tickets in advance.


Costume Party @ The Den
Saturday, Oct. 29

Costume contest with prizes, door prizes and drink specials throughout the night. Also, throughout the week leading to Halloween, The Den will feature $5 “you call it” drinks featuring Crystal Head Vodka.


Spooktacular: Night Two @ Viper Room
Saturday, Oct. 29

Keith Richards costume contest and performances by The Michael DES Barres Band, Diamondback Annie, Whitey Kirst, Prima Donna, VJ Jamie Scrap. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 day of show. Ages 21 and older. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.


Go Go Dancer Appreciation Day @ Whisky A Go-Go
Saturday, Oct. 29

Break out the boots and get ready to dance as the Whisky A Go-Go celebrates West Hollywood’s Go Go Dancer Appreciation Day. Take in a performance by Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque and Chico & The Sapphires Halloween show. Tickets are available at the door. For prices and door times, 310-652-4202.


Spooktacular: Night Three @ Viper Room
Sunday, Oct. 30

Halloween horror night featuring The Body Rampant, Wings Like Weapons, Cromwell, The Anix, Fly Radio And Space Funk Odyssey. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Ages 21 and older.


The Damned @ House of Blues
Sunday, Oct. 30

British punk rockers The Damned bring their 35th anniversary tour to House of Blues. Show is ages 18 and older. Tickets are $28.50 in advance, $30 day of show.


Halloween Show @ Whisky
Sunday, Oct. 30

Halloween Show with Rosie & The Cobras, Icebreaker, Gutter Punks, Endless Battle. Doors open at 6 p.m.


“Black Light” Signing & Discussion @ Book Soup
Sunday, Oct. 30

Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan and Stephen Romano discuss and sign Black Light, a novel described as “Ghostbusters with bloody mayhem on steroids.” Discussion and signing begins at 4 p.m. [UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.]


Willy Wonka Halloween Party @ Skybar
Monday, Oct. 31

8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Special DJ. Costumes required. Ages 21 and older. To RSVP or for table reservations, call 323-848-6025 or email


Steel Panther @ House of Blues
Monday, Oct. 31

If your costume involves spandex and big hair, then you’ll feel right at home at Steel Panther’s party. Ages 18 and older. Tickets are $15.


6th Annual Monster’s Ball @ Key Club
Monday, Oct. 31

Event features Techneic, Joe Moses, Topic, Terry Kennedy, Young Brown, J King, G Mack, Trigger Nasty and Dizzle. Ages 18 and older, doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15-$25.


Werewolves of London Halloween Package @ The London West Hollywood
Monday, Oct. 31

This devilish hotel package includes spacious London Suite accommodations, two devlilishly good cocktails from Witches Brew menu, complimentary overnight parking for one vehicle, complimentary breakfast at the Boxwood Café breakfast table, late 2 p.m. check out. The hotel is within walking distance of the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval and other Sunset Strip activities. Reserve a room online


West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval
Monday, Oct. 31

One of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations, the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval will be held along Santa Monica Boulevard between Dohney to La Cienega Boulevard from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. The event features costume contests and live music. For more information, please visit


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