Halloween 2013: Must-See Pro Haunts in Los Angeles

What are 2013's best professional Halloween attractions? Which should have you rushing into danger like Ulysses answering the Siren's call?

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2012 Halloween Mini-Reviews: Old Town Haunt, Fright Fair & Wicked Lit

Once again, Hollywood Gothique finds itself transgressing the borders of its native soil in pursuit of Halloween events of northern climes of California (in this case, the Winchester Mystery House Fright Nights), leaving us without adequate time to fully review all the great Halloween attractions in Los Angeles. Allow us to rectify this error with a trio of mini-reviews, focusing on Old Town Haunt, FrightFair, and Wicked Lit - each of which made it onto our lists of 2012 Halloween Recommendations.

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Old Town Haunt 2012

Pasadena's darkest lair of Halloween horror returns for another season of subterranean shivers - promising to be longer and scarier than ever, with new added attractions. Housed in an underground location, the Old Town Haunt Halloween Attraction offers claustrophobic thrills galore - and gore - in a dank atmosphere that truly impresses. This is one of the best ways to enjoy Halloween in Los Angeles, so mark your calendars!

Location: 20 N. Raymond Avenue, Old Town Pasadena, CA 91103

Dates: October 5-6, 12-13, 18-21, 25-28, 30-31

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Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration 2010

Location: Central Park & One Colorado Courtyard in Old Town Pasadena, CA
Dates: October 30-31, starting at 1:00pm
Description: Old Town Pasadena offers a weekend of free haunted Halloween happenings for the entire family! Spooky activities include a pumpkin hunt, kids Halloween craft center, costumed characters, Halloween moon bounces, live ghoulish music, scary animal and bug show-and-tell, kid-friendly haunted house, store-to-store trick-or-treating and much more! Read more from the press release below the fold.

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October 1 Brings More Halloween Horror!

Queen Mary Dark Harbor, Old Town Haunt, and The Empty Grave open this weekend.

At long last, October has arrived, and this means even more Halloween horror haunting Los Angeles and the surrounding environs. The weekend sees three major attractions: The Queen Mary Dark Harbor in Long Beach, The Old Town Haunt in Pasadena, and The Empty Grave in Anaheim; plus two family friendly events, Snoopy's Costume Party at Knott's Berry Farm and Brick or Treat party Nights at Legoland.

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