Weekend

10/25/2019

The 6th Annual Haunted Hotel

The haunted hotel, Viceroy Santa Monica, will be transformed into a setting for the biggest and sexiest Halloween Costume Party on the Westside hosted by Eric Bigger of ABC’s The Bachelorette & Bachelor in Paradise. $30+; Saturday, 8 pm; 1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Haunted Little Tokyo Block Party 

As part of the Haunted Little Tokyo ongoing series, Go Little Tokyo will be throwing a Halloween celebration with local vendors, a beer garden, a costume contest, live entertainment and more. Activities include DIY Arcade and the inaugural Haunted Little Tokyo Urban Adventure Race Scavenger Hunt. Friday, 6 pm – midnight; 2nd Street between Central Avenue and San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA

Haunted Monster HotelaStation Hollywood The Living Room at W Hollywood

Featuring multiple bars, bottle service and top DJs, the W Hollywood’s Haunted Monster Hotel Party will be a costume-filled Halloween extravaganza. The party will be located across the W Hollywood’s two bars, Station Hollywood and The Living Room, and include candy and cocktails for festive partying while you boogie on the dance floor all night long. $35+; Saturday, 9 pm – 2 am; 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Preux & Proper’s 2nd Annual Big Lebowski Brunch

Beverage Director Kassady Wiggins will kick-off the celebration with cocktails like One Hell Of A Caucasian White Russian Frozen Daiquiri made with Effen Vodka and St. George Nola Coffee Liqueur; Enjoying My Coffee with Knob Creek Bourbon, cold brew coffee, Stoneground Guerrero Chocolate, cream and Miracle Mile Orange Bitters; and Good Sarsaparilla made with cardamom and clove-Infused Tito’s Vodka, vanilla bean, and ginger sassafras simple. The Big Lebowski themed plates from Executive Chef Sammy Monsour, include “I Told That Kraut A Thousand Fucking Times I Don’t Roll On Shabbos” House Andouille Nachos made with 2-day kraut, Thousand Island dressing, gruyere, toasted caraway and pickled mustards seeds for the table to start things off; “Those are good burgers, Walter,” an In-N-Out style 2X2 made with Strauss organic grass-fed beef patties on buttered brioche; and the “You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me,” a BBQ fried chicken bánh mi with pig trotter terrine, Thai basil, mint, cilantro, cucumber, jalapeño, and lime crema. Sunday, 12 – 4 pm; 840 South Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.896.0090

Toca Madera Haunted Halloween Week

Toca Madera’s weeklong celebration of All Hallow’s Eve, Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos kicks off this weekend with dark dishes, specialty farm-to-glass cocktails and live DJ sets. Some menu items include Mexican truffle empanadas and pan-seared cod with squid-ink ancho-chile sauce. Friday through November 1st; 8450 W. 3rd St, West Hollywood, CA

The Westside’s Largest Halloween Dance Party

Spin PR’s 11th Annual Halloween Bash Returns as Club Asylum! 1212 transforms itself into a stunning multi-level dance club with a huge dance floor, giant disco ball, Hotpoint video booth, bumpin DJ, state of the art sound and lighting, the best Halloween decor in town, and more. Don’t miss the largest Halloween Party on the Westside with haunted food and drink specials between 9-11pm. $20/VIP: $30 (adv); Saturday, 9 pm – 2 am; 1212 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 

Five teenagers are face to face with a deadly rural family. This horror movie is one of the most terrifying films ever made. Pack a picnic with beer and wine for a slashing time under the stars, DJ sets before and after the film, and a photo booth that brings American gothic to Hollywood’s big screen. $18 – $20; Saturday, 7 pm; Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Boomtown Brewery’s Halloween Family Festival 

Boomtown Brewery is throwing a Halloween bash that has something for everyone to enjoy—a bounce house, candy hunts, magicians, arts and crafts, food vendors and plenty of beer to sip. Costumes are strongly encouraged! Free; Sunday, 1 – 6 pm; 700 Jackson St, Los Angeles, CA

Día de los Muertos Party at Luminarias

Dance the night away to live music by Azucar while sipping on drink specials including $10 Flaming Cocktails and $30 Beer Buckets. The evening will also include a costume contest with a $150 gift card for 1st place and $75 gift card for 2nd place. $25; Saturday, 8 pm – 1:30 am; 3500 Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754

Carrera de los Muertos 5k

Join in the Carrera de los Muertos, a vibrant 5k run that honors Day of the Dead. The course starts on history Olivera Street, runs through lower Chinatown and then onto Alameda Street towards Los Angeles State Historic Park. Traditions include face painting to resemble skulls, decorating altars with bright orange marigold flowers, candles, photos and other memorabilia. There will be an official Runners Altar for participants to decorate and a post race, finish line festival with art, music, community and fun for all! $47 – $67; Saturday, 6:45 am – 2 pm; Olivera St, Los Angeles, CA; Register here

Open House Weekend at The Hoxton, Downtown LA 

The Hoxton, Downtown LA is if officially open, and to celebrate, the hotel is holding an Open House Weekend! Experience a taste of their restaurant, Sibling Rival and rooftop restaurant and bar, Pilot. The celebration includes select menu favorites offered for $1 (with proceeds donated to Good Neighbor Fund, supporting projects and nonprofits in and around DTLA), $1 drip coffee, $1 soft serve with any toppings, $1 iconic Honey Bear cocktails and $1 oysters (while supplies lasts). Saturday & Sunday; 1060 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

MIXT Opens In Silver Lake

Offering farm-fresh salads, grain bowls, and market plates in the heart of Silver Lake, MIXT will debut the world’s first “Salet” (aka Salad Valet) with a fun, curbside delivery stand, staffed to conveniently courier pre-ordered salads to customers with additional amenities like a hydrating face mist or chilled watermelon as a pre-salad snack. To celebrate its third Los Angeles location, MIXT is hosting a grand opening celebration featuring MIXT gift card giveaways to 25 lucky winners, a free limited-edition Silver Lake tote with any purchase, and live tote customization by local artist Mouse Rawk. Neighboring Silver Lake boutiques, Lark Cake Shop, Pop Physique, Y7 Studio, and Mollusk Surf Shop, will also offer special offers at the Grand Opening. Saturday, 5 – 7 pm; 3100 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills Turns 5

This month, the restaurant is celebrating 5 years of elevated dishes, cocktails and genuine hospitality. Since Ocean Prime’s Beverly Hills 2014 debut, 331,400+ guests have been served, 15,000 slices of the fan-favorite Carrot Cake have been sliced, 35,700+ Sea Bass have been plated and 25,600+ Berries & Bubbles cocktails have been sipped on. The restaurant is celebrating by hosting a special celebration with bubbles upon arrival for every guest and a step and repeat with a red carpet as well. Additionally, Ocean Prime is rolling out a handful of new seafood dishes to celebrate, including the Miso Black Cod, with bok choy, hearts of palm and ginger sweet potato puree, the Ocean Roll, made with #1 tuna, salmon, Hamachi, avocado and chili garlic oil, and of course, a hearty 24 oz. Bone-In Ribeye. When you stop by, make sure to order a decadent slice of their signature coconut cake with pink icing in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and will donate $1 from each slice to LA Pink Dragons for the duration of October. Saturday; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Tripli-Kit at RUNWAY’s Friendship Slap Bracelets with Artsy Kids

Join Artsy Kids in the Tripli-Kit workshop space as they make friendship slap bracelets! All supplies and light snacks provided, perfect for kids 3 and up (all kids under the age of 4 requires adult supervision). $30; Sunday, 1 – 3 pm; 12775 W Millenium Dr, Ste 2120, Playa Vista, CA 90094

Vinovore Hosts Author Talk & Book Signing

Silver Lake’s female-focused wine shop, Vinovore, is kicking off the weekend with an author talk and book signing by Elizabeth L. Cline. Cline is the author of The Conscious Closet and an expert on consumer culture, fast fashion, sustainability, and labor rights. Elizabeth will chat about ethical shopping when it comes to wardrobe and wine. She will also share tips and insights into the slow fashion movement and how you can build your wardrobe without sacrificing the environment or your style. While listening, you will also be able to enjoy wine provided by Vinovore. Free; Saturday, 2 – 4 pm; 616 North Hoover St, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Sneakertopia 

“Step into Sneaker Culture” at Los Angeles’ first pop-art pop-up dedicated to sneakers and their impact on music, film, sports and everything in between. The museum will display sneaker-inspired murals, highlight pop culture icons like Marty McFly and Run DMC, peek into the history behind the footwear and display rare limited-edition merchandise. Friday, 1- 4 pm; HHLA, 6081 Center Dr, Suite 222, West Los Angeles

Brewery Art Walk

This biannual art walk takes place in the world’s largest art complex, located in a former Pabst Blue Ribbon brewery. More than 100 participating resident artists who live in the brewery’s lofts open up their studios to showcase their work. Free; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 6 pm; 2100 N. Main St, Los Angeles, CA; 323.638.9382

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