On the night of Halloween, trick-or-treating is a must to do with the kids. There are tons of neighborhoods that embrace the spirit of Halloween, but we have found you the best that guaranty safety for your little trick-or-treaters, where they can also collect the best candies ever!
Angelino Heights Trick-or-Treating
Carroll Avenue and Douglas Street
Angelino Heights, CA
This historic Los Angeles neighborhood is famous for its Victorian mansions, perfectly suited for atmospheric yard haunts, which the locals deck out in elaborate displays for Halloween. Consequently, the area has become a popular destination spot for trick-or-treaters from around Los Angeles, known as the “Haunted District.” Curious haunt-seekers can probably check out the decorations during the last week of October, but trick-or-treating festivities take place on October 31st around 5pm.
Beverly Hills Witch House Trick-or-Treating
Walden Drive and Carmelita Avenue
Beverly Hills, CA
What you will see is a street full of lavish homes draped in Halloween decor. Best of all is the famous “Beverly Hills Witch House” designed in 1921 by Hollywood art director Harry Oliver with the deliberate intent to simulate a storybook residence. Walking by the unruly garden and murky pond, trick-or-treaters may think they have wandered into an elaborate live-action yard haunt version of “Hansel and Gretel”.
Brentwood Glen, between Church and Beloit Streets
This neighborhood has a reputation for good candy and decorated homes with spooky Jack O’Lanterns. The nearby Brentwood Country Mart hosts a Halloween evening from 3pm to 6pm on October 31. You can check out the decorations during the last week of October, but trick-or-treating takes place on Halloween Night.
Santa Monica Trick-or-Treating
Montana Avenue between 6th and 17th Streets
Santa Monica, CA
With 150 boutiques, bistros and bakeries, the ever-stylish and always chic Montana Ave is a great place for families to celebrate Halloween. The annual Halloween Hop, from 3-6pm, is a long-standing community tradition, continues to be a popular one for families who seek a fun and safe evening of trick or treating. Kiddos and their parents can meander down the 10-block shopping street and enjoy a sweet candy escape, then head to the surrounding residential neighborhood to end the night with more treats than tricks.
Grand Hope Park at the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandise
Los Angeles, CA
While Downtown may not be the easiest place to go when it comes to trick-or-treating, the locals know how to throw a party. The Annual Halloween Party for Downtown L.A. Kids at Grand Hope Park continues to thrive as parents celebrate the spookiest night of the year with bounce houses, caramel apples and “trick-or-treat-doors.” The event will be held on October 31, from 5pm to 8pm.
Hancock Park Trick-or-Treating
Ardmore Street, Rossmore Avenue, North of Wilshire
Los Angeles, CA
The homes in Hancock park go above and beyond to decorate their homes for the trick-or-treaters. Not only you get to see so many beautifully designed houses, this is also a very kid-friendly neighborhood for trick-or treating, and to show off your best costumes. Start on Larchmont, head over to Arden, and end your night with treats up and down Rossmore.
Pacific Palisades Trick-or-Treating
Huntington Palisades, West of Sunset Boulevard
Pacific Palisades, CA
This neighborhood is a favorite among parents during Halloween for a safe and fun environment. You can find some cool hunted houses in this neighborhood among so many beautifully designed houses for the holiday. Some houses even provide cool drinks for the parents who are accompanying their kids.