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Los Angeles’s Halloween Weekend

Los Angeles's Halloween Weekend

How you can tell it’s fall in L.A., according to a guy from Vermont

Downtown Los Angeles can be a little different this time of year: the leaves are falling from the trees, the air is crisp and the days are shorter.

But don’t let the cold weather fool you: there’s still plenty of stuff to do here if you know where to look. From concerts and festivals, to movie screenings and art shows, there’s plenty to keep you busy in fall, and lots of it happening in September as well.

These are our picks for some great fall activities to check out.

Downtown Halloween Happenings

A few weeks after Halloween is the most festive and the second-busiest shopping weekend of the year behind Valentine’s Day. L.A. goes all out for the holiday: there are so many events that the Los Angeles Times has dubbed “The Big Halloween Weekend.”

One night, you can be the centerpiece of the city, surrounded by thousands of other celebrators. On Saturday, the Santa Monica Pier will transform into the largest Halloween parade in the U.S., and that day marks the start of the annual tradition of street performers, jugglers, firewalkers, jugglers, bands, and clowns.

This is one of the only places in the country where you can legally be a jack-o-lantern, (and there will be over 300).

Tons of things to do is the Santa Monica Pier & Festival of Lights runs for a few days.

At last check, tickets for the holiday-themed concerts were going for some absurdly high prices, with a $15 all-inclusive pass starting at $60. (Tickets were sold out by the time we took them out of the box.) But, if you’re looking for an affordable option if you can’t be part of the Santa Monica celebration—or just want to check out some great live music—you could take a stroll down to the Pier or even catch a movie at the

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