Keeping Halloween Alive for One More Day

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Rotten Apple 907's Burbank Underground

It's the day after Halloween, and you're going through major withdrawl pains. What can you do? Get your fix with a handful of Halloween events in Los Angeles that have taken advantage of the weekend by staying open one more day! Not as many attractions have exploited this opportunity as one might have hoped, but there are more than a few. Here are the tidbits still available to you. Hope they drive the blues away until next Halloween.

  • Boo at the Zoo: the Los Angeles County Zoo (5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles) offers a "safe and spooky Halloween" experience with creepy creature encounters, a pumpkin patch, entertainers, and more. Continues through November 1, 10 am to 4pm. More info: Click here.
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  • Burbank Underground: Rotten Apple 907 presents their latest Halloween themed walk-through maze (”It all floats down here!”). It's always worth checking out, and it's still open on November 1! Hours are 7-10pm. More info here.
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  • Disneyland's Halloween Time: The Disneyland resort keeps their family-friendly Halloween celelbration going the extra day. Park hours on Sunday are until midnight at the Disneyland Park, until 9pm at the Disneyland California Adventure. More info here.
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  • The Empty Grave: this Halloween haunt in the Anaheim Garden Walk offers over 50,000 square feet of terror. Open till 10pm on Sunday. Reviewed here.
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  • Halloween Harvest Festival: this festival near Pierce College in Chatsworth offers two night-time terror events, a Factory of Nightmares Haunted House and a Creatures of the Corn trail. Festival hours are 10am to 10pm on Sunday; the scary stuff starts at sunset. Reviewed here.
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  • Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Hollywood: the most elaborate haunted Halloween event in Los Angeles keeps scaring you the extra day. Open till 1am on Sunday. Reviewed here.
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  • The Haunted Queen Mary: take a trip aboard this former luxury liner - straight into the depths of doom! Open until midnight on Sunday, November 1. Reviewed here.
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  • The Haunt with No Name Yet: spooky haunt in Tarzana, with lots of elaborately carved pumpkins, ghosts, and fog, gives an encore performance on November 1 from 7pm till 11pm. Take advantage!
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  • Knotts Scary Farm: the king of Halloween haunts was the first to open, so it makes sense that it would be the last to close. Open till 1am on Sunday. Click here for a review of this year's haunt.
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  • Nevermore in the Steve Allen Theater at the Center For Inquiry, West (4773 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027): This one-man play about tortured horror writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe has had its run extended through December 19. Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR) gives a brilliant performance as Poe. More info: Click here.
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  • Old Town Haunt: Pasadena's dark, dank lair of horror is open 7-10pm on Sunday. Reviewed here.
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  • Sally Spectre, The Musical at  Theatre West (3335 Cahuenga Blvd West, Los Angeles, CA 90068): Billed as a “children’s horror story for adults,” this musical is about the “ghost of a little girl who sings and dancers her way through a nightmare-laced purgatory,” according to Pat Tyalor of The Tolucan Times.Rebecca Lane is Sally, who looks cute despite the ax buried in her head. Runs through November 29. More info: Click here.
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  • Sinister Pointe: this two-maze attraction in Brea is offering an encore night on November 1, from 6 to 10pm. Get more info here.
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  • The Vampyre Inn’s Bloody Ball: the Haunting Factory presents a new Halloween event in West Hollywood. Run through November 1. Hours are 7pm to midnight on Sunday; from 11pm till closing there is a walk-through “Flashlight Tour” with the lights off for $13 (regular price is $16). More info here.