May it lead you to adventure!
You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Saturday, October 5, 2019.
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1. [11 a.m.] Drunken Devil Presents Bloody Brunch at El Cid. Enjoy a spooky brunch experience inspired by kitschy horror TV specials of the 60’s and 70’s. Note this event is not for the faint of heart.
2. [11 a.m.] The Annenberg Space for Photography’s’ latest exhibit W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine examines real and invisible barriers around the world captured by over 70 artists and photographers. The Annenberg will also debut its first interactive public art installation, Light the Barricades by Candy Chang and James A. Reeves in tandem to the exhibit opening. FREE
3. [1 p.m.] OUE Skyspace is throwing an Oktoberfest Celebration this Saturday with German beer, food and entertainment. Your ticket gets you a ride on the glass slide, beer, a commemorative boot mug and much more.
4. [6 p.m.] Nights of the Jack, a half mile trail completely filled with thousands of pop culture inspired hand-carved illuminated Jack O’Lanterns returns to King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas October 3 through November 3 for a spooktacular family friendly event.
5. [7 p.m.] Los Angeles Haunted Hayride will unify under one theme this year Midnight Falls a fictional town in 1985 filled with macabre characters. Check out the Roadkill Ranch on the outskirts of town; Trick or Treat in a ghoulish neighborhood; drop by the local mortuary, or engage in mini-escape games. Of course, the centerpiece remains the hayride, which will take guests straight to the hellish portal from which the town’s nightmares escape. Check for discount tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
6. [7 p.m.] Reign of Terror is one of the largest haunted houses you can attend, and it grows bigger every year. This year promises 115 rooms, encompassing nine different themes, each one connected to the last. Themes include Infected, Asylum, Miner’s Revenge, Fun House, the all-new Containment and more.
7. [8 p.m.] The Haunted 2: Welcome Foolish Mortals is an art exhibit inspired by places like the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. Marvel at creepy animatronic works alongside paintings, sculptures, and jewelry. Happening at The Hive Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles, opening night will take place October 5 with a reception, Ghost Host tours and tarot readings by Seraphime Angelis. There’s a $5 donation for the opening night event. The exhibit itself will run October 6 through November 3 and is free to view.
8. [8 p.m.] After nearly one year, Jewish female artist Laurie Shapiro’s sukkot-like rainbow-colored installation ALCHEMY TUNNEL is now ready to debut at multimedia Los Angeles gallery Radiant Space. Opening night is this Saturday and rvsp is mandatory. Special events including sound baths, yoga classes, meals, talks, and performances curated by Olivia Mia Orozco that will all occur inside the installation on select days. The installation will open for public viewing on Saturdays starting October 12. FREE
9. [8 p.m.] The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience returns to The Hollywood Bowl bringing Ramin Djawadi’s scores to life. Relive the greatest musical pieces with footage from all eight seasons at this outdoor concert experience.
10. [various] Tack on a little camp with your frights this Halloween season when Freeform’s ‘31 Nights of Halloween’ come to life Oct. 2-7. Step into an interactive Halloween Town, stop at the Sanderson Sisters magical cottage from Hocus Pocus, and a prize-filled Oogie Boogie’s lair from Nightmare Before Christmas, more surprises are in stored but only if you’re able to snag a ticket. Act fast, half the dates are already sold out.
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