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Your Guide to the Guides: Halloweekend!
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This is the last time for a few years that Halloween falls on a weekend, which means this is an official Halloweekend, and there are plenty of things to do today and tomorrow, night and day, for young and less young. In fact, there are too many things to do, and it can get a little overwhelming.
Need a Halloween event that is gay or Metro or kid friendly? Want to hit up the best clubs? Not sure where to shop for your costume? Want to concoct some creepy cocktails and treats? We got you covered! Here's Your Guide to the Guides for this spooooooky Halloweekend.
- For info on the "really big" events, especially the amusement parks, and large community fairs, NBC Los Angeles has a comprehensive breakdown.
- If you prefer hitting the clubs in your sexy _______ outfit, ClubZone has a guide to local Halloween parties and themed events.
- Less clubby, more festivities, Brand X has all the deets on how to make Halloween a party-hopping holiday.
- Need a party with Latin flavor? Check out the Remezcla Estaff's Halloween Latin Party Guide 2010.
- A ghoulish stew pot of events, eats, drinks, and revelry, Citysearch has their guide to Halloween in Los Angeles.
- If getting the bejeezus scared out of you is more your style, The Examiner has their "exclusive" list of haunted houses in the area. (We also have our 12 Scariest Places guide!)
- Halloween + Music = LA Weekly's Events listings.
- Still assembling a costume? HuffPo has a costume shopping guide. Meanwhile, About.com has Costume Tips for Halloween in L.A.
- How about finding the events that are transit friendly? Check out Metro's The Source's Guide to L.A.’s Metro accessible Halloween events.
- For Halloween parties, bar nights, and events for the gay community, Gay Cities Los Angeles' event guide has a few to choose from...and some Costume Tips, too!
- Hollywood Gothique has compiled a list of Halloween events suitable for children.
- If you prefer to take on the spirits while imbibing spirits, Daily Candy has a few Halloween cocktail recipes to check out. Other cocktail guides: LA2DAY, The Examiner, Citysearch, and LA Splash.
- If you're all about the treats (and eats) check out recipes and tips from Martha Stewart, the Food Network, and Saveur (on the HuffPo).
HAPPY HALLOWEEKEND, EVERYONE!
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