West Hollywood will soon be hosting their annual Halloween Carnavalthe largest Halloween street party in the world!
Over half a million people will take to the streets of Santa Monica Blvd. for live-music and entertainment during this world-famous spectacle. Admission is free and open to the public, but it is highly recommended to leave kids and pets at home. Other tips to navigating the ins and outs of Carnaval can be found here.
The event will have multiple stages along the Blvd., blasting live sets and DJ tracks, and the Queen of Carnaval (past recipients include Rihanna, Lisa Vanderpump and Ryan Seacrest) will be crowned on the main stage. There will also be many food trucks parked nearby for guests to get their grub on.
Carnaval is the main event in Los Angeles on October 31st and West Hollywood’s hotels, bars and lounges are getting in on the celebrations the weekend and days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve. On Wednesday, October 27th, The Den on Sunset is hosting a Scary-Oke Pre-Halloween Bash with karaoke bumping and awards for the best costumes. The Abbey is bringing not just one party, but four, with multiple artists and live sets over the course of Halloween weekend. Those looking to party in WeHo all weekend long can grab a room at a local, luxury hotel like The London West Hollywood at Beverly HillsAndaz West Hollywood, or The Mondrian.
The Carnaval runs from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Halloween night, and after the official festivities are over, WeHo’s bars and restaurants keep the excitement going until closing time. The city of West Hollywood will also be livestreaming Carnaval on their YouTube page, WeHo TV.
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