Here’s a Big List of FREE Things To Do in L.A. This October [2016]

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Fear not! The Halloween season doesn’t mean you necessarily need to spend a small fortune to entertain yourself in the city of angels.

Complied below is a laundry list of free festivities, activities, celebrations, and meet-ups you can take part in over the course this October, all designed to help you have max fun while spending min dollars.


From movie nights to art walks, neighborhood fiestas to a free haunted house in The Valley, there are plenty of options to choose from.

This month’s list starts below, listed in chronological order. Numbered only for reference.


Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles
Walt Disney Concert Hall. Photo Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

1. [OCT 1-2] DTLA Oyster Festival

2. [OCT 6] Free tour of old LACMA Campus

3. [OCT 6] The LA Central Library hosts Noche at the Library

4. [OCT 7, 14, 21 & 28] Front Porch Cinema at The Santa Monica Pier

5. [OCT 8] Taste of South Lake in Pasadena

6. [OCT 8] Star Party at Griffith Observatory

7. [OCT 8] Culver City Art Walk

8. [OCT 8-9] The Rotary Art Show in Studio City

9. [OCT 9Feria de Los Moles 2016 at Olvera Street

10. [OCT 9Discover Marina Del Rey Community Event

11. [OCT 97th Annual Redondo Beach Taste of the Pier

12. [OCT 13Taste of Xocolatl at Union Station

13. [OCT 15] Echo Park Lake movie screening: West Side Story

14. [OCT 15] Los Angeles Archives Bazaar

15. [OCT 15] Taste of Soul

16. [OCT 16] Sherman Oaks Street Fair

17. [OCT 16] CicLAvia: Heart of the City

18. [OCT 16-17] Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods

19. [OCT 21, 22, 28 & 29] Beware the Dark Realm haunted house.

20. [OCT 21] Bluecollar Halloween Pack Walk at Echo Park Lake

21. [OCT 22] Pasadena ArtWALK 2016

22. [OCT 29] A big day of free events in DTLA called Grand Ave: All Access

23. [OCT 30] Old Pasadena Day of the Dead Family Fiesta

BONUSHere’s a Cheat Sheet of Free Museum Days in L.A. For October (2016)

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