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Halloween Fun for Angelenos

Halloween might be a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to get into the Halloween spirit. Los Angeles offers an array of fun and spooky activities to do during October.  

1.     Knotts Scary Farm

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Prepare to get scared in the 11 mazes offered by Knotts Scary Farm such as Black Magic, Dead Winter and Forever More. Visitors can also fight off zombies in the interactive maze, Special Ops: Infected- Patient Zero. Students can purchase tickets at Cal State L.A. for as cheap as $36.


2.     Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Bring your picnic blanket and enjoy an outdoor film. Some of the films playing this month include Dawn of the Dead, Donnie Darko, and the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Tickets start off at $18. To find out more information or to purchase tickets visit:   http://cinespia.org/

3.     Los Angeles Haunted Hay Ride

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Take a wagon ride around the old Los Angeles Zoo and enjoy five scare zones.


4.     Rock ‘n’ Roll Halloween Half Marathon

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On October 25, 2015, run through Los Angeles for a good cause. This marathon benefits the ASPCA by raising funds to help fight animal cruelty and homelessness. Participants can either run the half marathon or a 5K. To find out more information or register visit: http://www.runrocknroll.com/los-angeles/the-races/distances/

5.     Horror Film LocationTour

During the month of October, the tour company, Dearly Departed ,offers tours around famous horror film locations such as Halloween and Nightmare on Elm Street. Find out about the Horror Film Location tour and other tours at http://dearlydepartedtours.com/horror-film-location-tour/


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Cristina Galvan

Cal State LA

Cristina Galvan is a senior at Cal State LA. She is majoring in Television, Film and Media Studies with an option in Broadcast Journalism. When not working, or doing homework, she enjoys reading,spending time with her family, shopping and doing arts and crafts.
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