Things are a bit different for Halloween and Día de los Muertos this year, but there are PLENTY of opportunities to celebrate spooky festivities in Downtown Los Angeles. Take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station and then transfer for free to one of our transit partners’ services to get yourself there!
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly candy crawl, a socially-distanced scavenger hunt, a festive drive-in movie, or just some spooktacular food and drink, our friends at downtownla.com have listed an event that will suit your Halloween and Dia de los Muertos needs!
Grand Park’s Día de los Muertos
Grand Park’s 8th Annual Downtown Día de los Muertos is going on now through November 4. Enjoy online arts-based workshops, digital ofrendas (altars), and audio storytelling, along with socially distant public art installations in Grand Park and on The Music Center Plaza.
To get there: Take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station and transfer for free onto Metro B (Red) or D (Purple) Line and ride one stop to exit at Civic Station / Grand Park Station.
Dia de los Muertos Altar at FIGat7th
On Dia de los Muertos, we honor our elders, our community, our heroes and lives lost. Through November 2 at FIGat7th, view the altar exhibit by artist local artist Dalila Paola Mendez.
To get there: take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station and transfer for free onto Metro B (Red) or D (Purple) Line and ride three stops to exit at 7th Street / Metro Center Station. Follow signs for Figueroa St. exit, proceed to the opposite street corner.
Trick-or-Treating at Grand Central Market
Grand Central Market is hosting a safe and socially distanced trick-or-treating experience throughout its neon-lit interior. Kids 12 and under are invited to come in costume and trick-or-treat at Market Vendors. Make it a family affair and stay for dinner!
To get there: take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station and transfer for free onto Metro B (Red) or D (Purple) Line and ride two stops to exit at Pershing Square Station. Follow signs to the 4th Street exit. Grand Central Market is around the corner to the right from the exit.
4th Annual Haunted Little Tokyo
Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins of all ages are invited to experience Little Tokyo safely this Halloween! Check out seasonal specials at Little Tokyo small businesses, community organization-led virtual events and a special scavenger hunt experience on October 31!
To get there: take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station and proceed by foot to Japanese Village Plaza. Turn left onto N Alameda St. Then turn right onto E 1st St and left on S Central Ave. Japanese Village Plaza will be on your right.