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Street Closures For West Hollywood's Halloween Carnaval
WeHo's annual Halloween Carnaval celebrating the myth of Medusa is anticipating a crowd of 500,000 tomorrow night. This means there will be quite a few street closures. Here's your guide to which streets are closed and how to get to the festivities using public transit.The Carnaval runs from 6 to 11 p.m. WeHo suggests not bringing your children or pets because the crowds are going to be dense. (Oh and maybe bring your umbrella.)
San Vicente Blvd. between Santa Monica Blvd. and Melrose Ave. from midnight on October 31 to 7 a.m. on November 1. Also, all alleyways between Santa Monica Blvd. and Melrose Ave. will be closed during this time.
Santa Monica Blvd. between N. Doheny Dr. and Croft Ave./Holloway Dr. from noon on October 31 to 6 a.m. on November 1.
Robertson Blvd., Almost Dr. and La Peer Dr. will be closed between Santa Monica Blvd. and Melrose Ave. from noon on October 31 until 6 a.m. on November 1.
San Vicente Blvd. will be closed between Santa Monica Blvd. and Cynthia St. from noon on October 31 to 6 a.m. on November 1.
La Cienega Blvd. will be closed between Holloway Dr. and Melrose Ave. from 4 p.m. on October 31 to 6 a.m. on November 1.
You will not be able to turn south onto La Cienega Blvd. from Sunset Blvd. from either direction from 4 p.m. on October 31 to 6 a.m. on November 1.
Permit parking will be suspended from 11 a.m. on October 31 until 6 a.m. on November 1 but only in WeHo, not in Los Angeles.
There is public parking available for $20 at several lots, and you can find a complete list here.
If you don't want to pay the $20 or if you want to have a few drinks (and not get gouged by surge-pricing on your preferred ride-sharing app), you can use public transit.
You can get to West Hollywood using several bus routes. Some of those routes will have detours in effect due to the street closures. As always, you can plan your trip using the Metro site here.
You can also get around WeHo using their shuttle, The Pickup. The Pickup is free and will travel in a loop on Santa Monica Blvd. between Sweetzer and Plummer Park about every 15 minutes from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. From 11 p.m. until 3 a.m., The Pickup will only travel eastbound. You can see The Pickup's route here.
Related: Wild Times At The West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
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