It's that time of year again! Your Facebook inbox is probably traumatized and seeking therapy for being violated by all the invites promoters have been blasting out the last few weeks for Halloween parties featuring some variant of a secret "special guest" DJ/performer. We know you don't want to weed through them all, so we've done your dirty work and selected the best parties happening. There are of course dozens more which you can find on our calendar, but these will have the best entertainment, hosts, and crowd this weekend has to offer. Enjoy the official GofG L.A. guide to our top picks for getting your Halloween party on!
*All event details and more information can be found on our calendar
Where: Palihouse When: 9:30pm - 2:00am Jared Meisler and Jen Rosero host a "Black to the Future" themed party featuring a performance by the Afrobots, DJ sets by CC Sheffield, iSHOWMYSELF and more. Don't forget to wear your best apocalyptic-chic outfit!
Where: Winston's When: 10:00pm - 2:00am You can be SURE that you will see and hear your favorite Halloween themed songs, videos, sound bites, and custom edits by the Sure/Shot selectors. Steve1der, Mr. Best, DJ Spider, and Jay E. Costumes a MUST.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29
Where: Lucky Strike Hollywood When: 8:30pm - 2am The DrinksLA guys and UTA young Hollywood crowd host a night of bowling, cocktails and costumes. Proceeds from ticket sales go to charity so go be bad while doing a little good.
Where: The Standard Downtown When: 10pm - 2am Mad Decent and Dance Right throw a costume-required party downtown featuring a lineup of DJ's from the Mad Decent roster, plus secret special guests.
Where: Teddy's When: 10pm - 2am A masquerade dance party you will never forget. Masks will be mandatory, failure to wear a mask will result in a loss of good vibes. On this particularly macabre Friday musical spells will be cast by Myles "The Mask of Zoro" Hendrik, Jordan "Red Ranger" Masterson, Pika & Will Crimes AKA "Batman & Robin", and a very special guest set by Zach "The Green Hornet" Rosencrantz.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
Where: The Roosevelt When: 8:00pm - 3:00am Exclusive live performance by Rad Omen and The EC Twins. Josh Madden, DJ Travis Emmons, DJ Edski, Adam Auburn, Meu Lwun, Adam Ello, Zack Hill, and David Bullock. Presented by The Alliance & All Points Worldwide, Frankie Delgado & Jordan Buky.
Where: STK And Boudoir When: 8pm - 2am The Boudoir gang and friends are taking over the club where David Dann will be spinning house beats AND STK next door with Mr. Best covering the decks for this Halloween blowout. Oh, and did we mention C+C Music Factory is performing? So, EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! [Go HERE to enter our giveaway for two free tickets to the party!]
Where: Whiskey Blue @ W Westwood When: 8pm - 2am Music, cocktails, a costume contest, and official Halloween red carpet.
SUNDAY HALLOWEEN NIGHT!
Where: SKYBAR When: 8pm - 2am DJ Joe Greto will keep the beats bumpin' and don't forget your costume (it's required)!!
Where: Trousdale When: 9pm - 2am Hosted by Jordan Buky and Louis Carreon. Bleeding sounds in the black dungeon by Mix Master Mike, Josh Madden, and more.
Where: Drai's When: 10:00pm - 3:00am The Sunday night Cannonball party, Halloween-style. Be sure to dress up because there's a costume contest awarding $25,000 in cash and prizes to the best dressed! Resident DJs Thee Mike B, Fashen, and a heated pool!
Where: Vanguard When: 10:00pm - 2:00am Add some Jersey Shore to your Halloween this year. DJ Pauly D will be spinning live at Vanguard on Sunday October 31st. It's sure to be one of the biggest Halloween events in Hollywood. Special guest performer at 12AM and $1,000 prize for sexiest costume. Costume strongly suggested.
Where: Stone Bar When: 9:00pm - 2:00am The Brothers Masterson (Danny, Chris & Jordy), iSHOWMYSELF, Matt Cutshall, and Plastic Plates summon your spirit to a haunted dance party of ghoulish proportions with DJ sets by Chris Kennedy, DJ Mom Jeans, Will Crimes, Pika, and Plastic Plates. Costumes are required unless you plan on coming as that dude that has no fun. To keep unwanted spirits at bay, it's guest list only. This party is guaranteed to be a bigger hit than Paranormal Activity 2.