Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos List

By EGP News


Friday, Oct. 16

5-9pm—ELACC Costume Party at Casa del Mexicano in Boyle Heights. Nonprofit ELACC Comite de Actividades hosts free family-friendly event, featuring a costume contest, music and prizes & delicious food for purchase. Casa del Mexicano: 2900 Calle Pedro Infante, LA. For more info, call (323) 604-1955.


Saturday, Oct. 17

10am-8pm—Muertos Art Walk at El Pueblo/Olvera Street in Downtown LA. Dozens of artists and vendors showing/selling their Dia de Los Muertos inspired creations. Visit El Pueblo merchants to see Altars and Art displays. Music & entertainment. Free Admission. Located at

12-3pm—Self Help Graphics & Arts Dia de Los Muertos Community Art Workshops: Join the SHG Family for our yearly Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops. All materials and teachers are provided. Be on time; wear work clothes. Location: Belvedere Park (Lakeside): ELA Civic Center -3rd St. LA 90022 For more info, visit www.selfhelpgraphics.com .

2-3:30pm-East Los Angeles Library Halloween Extravaganza. Kids, come in costume for an afternoon of Halloween games and music. Special treats & refreshments donated by Los Amigos of East Los Angeles Library. Library: 4837 E. 3rd St. LA 90022, For more information, call (323) 264-0155.

7pm—Two Halloween Movie Nights at Sycamore Grove Park Bandshell: Oct. 17 film is Hotel Transylvania; Oct. 24 watch Jurassic World. Sponsored by Film LA, Arroyo Seco NC, LA Recreation & Parks & Councilman Gil Cedillo. Free popcorn, snow cones & candy. Bring a blanket or chair. Sycamore Grove: 4702 N. Figueroa St. LA  90042. If it rains, event moves next door to Ramona Hall. For info: Sylvia Robledo at (323) 550-1538.


Sunday, Oct. 18

12-4pm—Boyle Heights Harvest Festival Hosted by Zamora Bros. and CD-14 Office. FREE pumpkins, activities for kids, face painting, music and raffles. Location: 1903 Cesar Chavez Ave. 90033. For more info: (323) 227-6944.


Monday, Oct. 19

3:30-5:30pm– Spooky Movie Night at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Enjoy a scary, but kid-friendly movie. Snacks and beverages will be sold. Admission is free. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650


Wednesday, Oct. 21

3:30-5:30pm – Extraordinary Pumpkin Painting at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Decorate your own pumpkin to take home. Prizes will be awarded for most creative designs. Open to ages 5 to 14. Cost: $2. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.

4-5pm– Halloween Spooktacular at City Terrace Library. Celebrate the spooky holiday with Tony Daniel’s magic show. Open to all ages. Library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For info, call (323) 261-0295.


Saturday, Oct. 24

3-10pm– Third Annual Day of the Dead Celebration – “Remembrance” at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in El Sereno. Great food, music & community altar. School Address: 4522 Browne Ave, LA 90032.

1-8pm–El Sereno Dia de los Muertos Festival. Enjoy traditional blessing by Semillas School, live music, art, altars, food and much more. Location: Huntington Drive between Portola and Pueblo Streets. For more info, call (323) 226-1546.


Sunday, Oct. 25

Olvera Street Annual Dia de Los Muertos “Novenario Processions” 7pm nightly through-Nov. 2.  Join the processions nightly beginning at the Avila Adobe. Come dressed in Dia de Los Muertos attire. Traditional altars, music, ceremony. Free pan de muerto and champurrado after the procession. 7:00 p.m. | Avila Adobe, Olvera Street, and North Plaza.


Wednesday, Oct. 28

3:30-5:30pm– Monster Mash Party at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Participate in a costume contest and enjoy cool Halloween music along with tasty monster snacks. Open to ages 5 to 14. Cost: $2. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.


Thursday, Oct. 29

4:30-5:30pm–Halloween Party at Chet Holifield Library. Come dressed in your favorite costume and participate in games, contests and snacks. Refreshments will be served. Library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello 90640. For info, call (323) 728-0421.


Saturday, Oct. 31

2-4pm–Halloween Parade and Facepainting at Bell Gardens Library. Attend the annual Halloween parade in your costume and get your face painted to match. Library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. For info, call (562) 927-1309.


Sunday, Nov. 1

3:30-5:30pm–Dia de los Muertos at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Celebrate and learn about the historical Mexican holiday. Make sugar skulls and enjoy traditional treats. Cost: $2. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.

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