Halloween 2017 Calendar Updates

Hollywood Gothique is busily updating its calendar with even more Los Angeles Halloween haunts. Some of these are one-shot events; others are long-term attractions that only recently flew onto our radar.

Beyond the Black Veil is currently at Heritage House in Riverside on weekends in October. The historically-themed Halloween tour explores Victorian attitudes toward death, dying, and the afterlife. Details here.

George A. Romero Walk of Fame: The director of Night of the Living Dead gets a star on Hollywood Boulevard on October 25 at 11:30am. Details here.

Ghouly Arts has its opening night reception on October 21 from 1-9pm. The exhibition runs through November 19 during regular business hours at the Den Bar and Grill in Hawthorne. Details here.

Laguna Niguel's 17th annual Haunted Trails Carnivale runs on October 26-28 in Crown Valley Park. This Halloween haunt is billed as a scary walk through a series of mazes and tents, filled with clowns. Details here.

Calico Ghost Town

Monster Mayhem takes place at the Calico Ghost Town on the last two weekends of October, with events on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Activities include Stage Performances, Live Music, Trick-or-Treating, and Haunted Mazes. Details here.

The October Country runs daily from 5pm to 2am at the Edendale in Silverlake. The pop-up lounge experience serves as a gathering place for haunted house, horror, and Halloween fans, offering special menu items, themed nights, and giveaways, culminating in The Edendale's annual Halloween party and costume contest. Details here.

Trick 'r Treat is a home haunt based on the film of the same name. Murder House Productions describes the attraction as a "terrifying walkthrough." Dates are October 26-38 and Halloween Night. Details here.

Opechee Haunt

The Opechee Haunt in Glendale runs on October 21-22, 27-31. The yard haunt offers a silly, spooky Halloween show described as suitable for all ages. Details here.

William Friedkin Exorcist Soundtrack Signing takes place 6-7pm on October 26 at Amoeba Music in Hollywood. The director of The Exorcist will autograph Waxwork Records' new "deluxe original motion picture soundtrack" on 180gram vinyl. Details here.

Steve Biodrowski, Administrator

A graduate of USC film school, Steve Biodrowski has worked as a film critic, journalist, and editor at Movieline, Premiere, Le Cinephage, The Dark Side., Cinefantastique magazine, Fandom.com, and Cinescape Online. He is currently Managing Editor of Cinefantastique Online and owner-operator of Hollywood Gothique.