Los Angeles Haunted Hayride 2009 - Review

This is a real Halloween treat for fright fans who want to enjoy their scares in the open air. Climb aboard a tractor-pulled trailer that winds its way through woods haunted by monsters of every size and shape, some ten feet tall. Travel past cemeteries, corn rows, and old dark house; even go inside a dark carnival filled with crazy clowns. See demented maniacs, mad doctors, zombies cannibals, werewolves, and living scarecrows. Is that Sadako climbing out of the well, looking for victims? And is that Jason Voorhees atop the hill, ready to attack? What other strange, unseen things lurk in the shadows, unseen but ready to attack at any moment?

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Must-See Halloween Haunts for 2009

You have idled away the Halloween season; your best of intentions have dwindled away to almost nothing, and now you find yourself on October 31 with too little time and too many haunts. You cannot get to all of them on Halloween night, and unfortunately most are not taking advantage of the weekend to stay open an extra day on November 1. What are you going to do? How can you prioritize? Well, it is your great good fortunate that you are reading this article, because we are about to enumerate 2009's must-see Halloween events in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. These are the best Halloween haunts, rides, and mazes - the ones you will regret missing if you do not make the extra effort necessary to enter their murky portals before the witching hour sounds tonight. Be bold and brave, dear traveller, and as you ride through the night, urged on by ghosts and goblins, do not despair of reaching your final destination before dawn, for remember: "the Dead travel fast...."

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Los Angeles Haunted Hayride 2010

Location: Griffith Park Old Zoo
4730 Crystal Springs Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Date: October 8-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31
Hours: 5:00-10:30pm Sundays and weeknights; till midnight on Fridays-Saturdays
The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, which made its debut last year at King Gillette Ranch, moves to Griffith Park for 2010. This year there will be not only the hayride but also a haunted carnival and a haunted hay maze. Ghost stories will be read on special even nights, including October 9, with Linda Blair (THE EXORCIST).

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More Los Angeles Halloween Horror events open this weekend

We certainly hope you followed our advice and got a jump on the Halloween season by attending the Knotts Berry

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Last-Minute Halloween Suggestions for October 31, 2011

We know you're out there, you prevaricators and procrastinators, wasting the precious days of October until Halloween Night rolls around,

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Hollywood Gothique's Halloween Haunt Awards 2011

Drum roll, please - or should that be a funeral dirge? Whatever soundtrack you choose to play in your mind

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