1. ‘Absolutely Halloween’
A family musical based on the adventures of a girl named Candy and a cast of brightly colored characters trying to save Halloween for one more year.
Santa Monica Playhouse
Through Oct. 29. $12.50-$15.
(310) 394-9779, www.santamonicaplayhouse.com
2. Ghost Train 2017
Go on a fun train ride with family in Griffith Park. The small-scale train includes projections, animatronics and pyrotechnic effects but no blood or gore.
Los Angeles Live
Steamers Railroad Museum.
7-10 p.m. Oct. 13-15, Oct. 20-22, Oct. 27-31. $20. (323) 661-8958, www.lals.org
3. Pumpkin Festival
Kidspace Children’s Museum’s 23rd annual event will feature bouncers, a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, carnival games, a pumpkin patch, musical performances and craft activities.
Brookside Park, Pasadena.
9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15.
Free admission; some attractions require tickets. (626) 449-9144, www.kidspacemuseum.org
4. Knott’s Scary Farm
This one’s a classic. Running for over 40 years, Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt features mazes, shows, Halloween-themed “scare zones” and over 1000 monsters roaming around.
Knott’s Berry Farm
Sept 21-Oct 31 (selected dates) Starting at $41 (714) 220-5200, https://www.knotts.com
5. L.A. Dia de Los Muertos
A day of celebrations, exhibits, presentations and other activities. The event runs from noon until midnight. Some celebrity graves are decorated. Live bands play on various stages throughout the event.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
12pm-12am October 28 (Saturday) 12pm-12am $20. Children 8 years and under and Seniors 65 and over free until 4pm, http://www.ladayofthedead.com/
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