Best Film Halloween Film Festivals In LA

Halloween is the best time of the year to check out a scary movie with your family and friends. There is no better place to do this than in the city of Los Angeles with its rich movie history. If it was not for Hollywood there would be no horror films so boo hoo. Here are five Halloween festivals you must check throughout the city!


Specializing in horror, thrillers and sci-fi movies from all around the world. The festival is dedicated to supporting intriguing films, discovering creative storytellers and seeking original stories from around the world. We work with other festivals, film archives, cinemas and filmmakers to spotlight lesser-known films in an ongoing effort to grow recognition and appreciation of the horror genre. We are dedicated to giving our audience a chance to find new favorite films and future genre classics.

American Cinematheque Horrorthon & Beyond Fest

This year, the American Cinematheque introduces a new piece of Halloween-themed programming: International House of Horrors screens half a dozen foreign horror movies on select days from September 28 to October 31. Additionally, American Cinematheque offers two more events on Halloween Night.

Cinespia Cemetery Screenings

Halloween: Saturday, October 14 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery; gates open at 5:30 pm, movie starts at 7:15 pm. The Ring: Friday, October 20 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery; gates open at 5:45 pm, movie starts at 7:15 pm. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Saturday, October 21 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery; gates open at …

Street food Cinema’s Phantasmagoria

Hollywood’s favorite cinematic event of 2019 was Street Food Cinema’s Phantasmagoria which transformed the Million Dollar Theatre into a sort of Halloween spook show, with costumed characters and a sinister walk-through tour revealing the behind-the-scenes history of the haunting. Halloween 2023 sees the company offering another immersive cinematic experience, this one titled Slasher Cinema.

Rooftop Cinema Club

Rooftop Cinema Club

Catch your favorite horror film with a side of stunning skyline views at Rooftop Cinema Club. These outdoor screenings are hosted in DTLA, the Arts District, and El Segundo. Each venue is complete with a full bar and food, so you can take the dinner and a movie experience to soaring new heights all spooky season-long.

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