The Business of Halloween in Los Angeles

Halloween has always been big business in America.  Every child has fond memories of dressing up and going door to door for candy from strangers.  But over the past ten years it’s morphed into a major holiday that business has embraced with creating business models targeting adults of all ages.  Everything from licensed costumes to restaurants offering deals to local events to costumes for pets.  It’s estimated that the US will spend 6.9 Billion on the holiday (from kids, to candy, parties, decorations, costumes for humans AND pets) this includes regional events unique to their cities.  This year quite a few events have been added that use LA‘s unique cuisine, mixologists and FX makeup artistry! 

Costumed DimSum Crawl LA Chinatown

YOU HAVE YOUR CHOICE OF FUN STUFF TO DO THIS HALLOWEEN (OCTOBER 31) FROM DTLA TO SANTA MONICA AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN YOU CAN FIND SOMETHING TO DO THAT’S YOU STYLE.  YOU CAN PEOPLE WATCH AT THE WESTWest Hollywood Halloween Carnival HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL OR FIND BRAINS IN SANTA MONICA WITH THE 1ST ANNUAL ZOMBIE CRAWL IN SANTA MONICA OR YOU CAN EAT YOUR WAY ACROSS KOREA TOWN WITH THE FIRST ANNUAL 2013 1st Annual Zombie crawlCOSTUMED DIMSUM CRAWL LA 

CHINATOWN OR TRY NEW DRINKS IN WITH THE FIRST ANNUAL BOOS FOR BOOZE: A CULVER CITY HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL CRAWL.  NOW IF YOUR NOT A DRINKER OR WANT TO START YOUR HALLOWEEN FUN IN THE AM WHO CAN RESIST KRISPY KREME TREAT AT PARTICIPATING STORES NATIONWIDE AND OF COURSE CHIPOTLE IS HAVING THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THEIR OWN CHIPOTLE CULTIVATE FOUNDATION.  NOW THIS IS JUST A SMALL LIST OF THINGS THAT ATTRACT ME AND IF YOUR IN LA OR ANOTHER BIG CITY YOU HAVE OPTIONS AND JUST NOT THE USUAL HOUSE PARTY.

 

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