Japanese Village Plaza
335 E 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Dates: October 13-28
- Pumpkin Patch (kids' activities): 3-9pm.
- Night Life (themed late-night venues, Halloween drink specials, bars): 11pm-2am
This month-long series of events includes pumpkin patches, trick-or-treating, free horror movie screenings, live entertainment, 'haunted' walking tours, bar crawls, themed food and drink specials, culminating with a block party and costume parade on Saturday, October 28. Films include the scary Ju-on: The Grudge (the 2002 Japanese original) and the more whimsical anime favorites Kiki's Delivery Service and My Neighbor Totoro. Participating stores, restaurants, and organizations include Cafe Dulce, Wolf & Crane, East West Players, the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Little TokyoVibes, Monkey Pants, Seoul Sausage, Tanaka Farms, and the Japanese Village Plaza. A complete calendar of events has yet to be finalized, but you can subscribe to the mailing list for updates at the Haunted Little Tokyo website.