Dare to join Little Tokyo in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles as the neighborhood transforms into the 3rd Annual Haunted Little Tokyo unraveling on select nights throughout the month of October beginning Friday, September 27.
Guests of all ages are welcome to experience the festivities ranging from family-friendly to adults-only:
John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness on location – As the kickoff event to the Haunted Little Tokyo Film Festival, the Union Center for the Arts will return to the “Saint Godards” church from when director John Carpenter filmed this 1987 classic in Little Tokyo. Enjoy themed cocktails, a Q&A session with actor Dennis Dun, a tour of the filming location, and professional photo ops.
Friday, September 27, 6:30 – 10 PM. $20 – $25 admission available at: http://bit.ly/EWPPODTIX2
Haunted Little Tokyo Film Festival – Enjoy family-friendly films and classic Japanese horror at various outdoor screening locations. All screenings are free, RSVP encouraged as space is available on a first-come first-serve basis.
- Friday, September 27, 6:30 – 10 PM: Prince of Darkness at Union Center for the Arts ($25 Admission, details above)
- Friday, October 4, 7 – 10 PM: Hausu at Union Center for the Arts (free)
- Friday, October 11, 6 – 9 PM: Okko’s Inn at Japanese Village Plaza (free)
- Thursday, October 17, 8 – 10 PM: Crimson Kimono (1959) at Japanese American National Museum (free)
Haunted Little Tokyo Pumpkin Patch – Halloween enthusiasts of all ages are invited to an outdoor marketplace grown by local Asian Pacific Islander farmers at the Japanese Village Plaza. Purchase and decorate one-of-a-kind jack-o’-lanterns with neighbors, friends, and volunteer artists.
Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20 from 12 – 6 PM
Haunted Ghosts of Little Tokyo Walking Tour – Hear the stories of the resident Little Tokyo ghosts told by those who have seen the undead walk the halls at night on the Haunted Ghosts of Little Tokyo Walking Tour led by the Little Tokyo Historical Society.
Saturday, October 19, from 5 – 6:30 PM beginning at East West Players Theater Courtyard at Union Center for the Arts. $20 admission.
Trick-or-Treat in Little Tokyo – A return to traditional trick-or-treating for costumed critters of all ages from local businesses in the Japanese Village Plaza.
Saturday, October 26, from 5 – 8 PM. Free.
Haunted Night in Little Tokyo: The Block Party – Guests at the Block Party can enjoy a beer garden, live music and entertainment, a costume contest with prizes, family-friendly game booths, and local food and retail vendors. Details about the 21+ after party starting at midnight coming soon.
Saturday, October 26, from 6 PM – 12 AM at 2nd Street in between Central Ave. and San Pedro St. Free admission. 21+ after party starting from 11 PM.