The largest Halloween street party in the world happens in West Hollywood on Saturday, October 31! Admission is free to this world-famous event, which includes live music and entertainment on multiple stages along Santa Monica Blvd. Put on your Halloween best and come join the party! Last year's theme was The Rocky Horror Picture Show, featuring star Tim Curry as the Honorary Mayor of West Hollywood.
The Carnaval runs from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. After the official party is over, most nearby bars and restaurants continue with the festivities until closing time. If you can't make it, the event is livestreamed every year on the City of West Hollywood's YouTube page.
Halloween Carnaval 2015 paid tribute to the 40th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. First released in 1975, this musical comedy horror film has become an international cult classic film and is the longest-running theatrical release in film history. Tim Curry was named Honorary Mayor of the City of West Hollywood, and Boy George, the lead singer of Culture Club and a worldwide icon, performed on the main stage, along with seven areas of exceptional entertainment featuring bands, DJs, dancers, artists, and painters who entertained the wildly dressed crowd throughout the five-hour, one-of-a-kind experience.
Carnaval Route Parties
The West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval is an all-ages event. No alcohol is served, but drinks are available at participating bars lining Santa Monica Blvd. In the weeks leading up to the Carnaval, we curate a list of nearby Halloween parties taking part in the Carnaval.