The Best L.A. Raves This Halloween
This Halloween, who wants to dress like a trick and eat a "treat"? Haha, j/k, but seriously if you want to hit a scary electronic dance music party in the coming weeks, check out our guide, below.
And then keep reading for our 'Which Rave Attire Suits Your Personality' quiz!
Correction: Hard's Day of the Dead party originally had an incorrect date. Its correct date is Saturday, November 3
Saturday, October 27
Monster Massive Promoter: Go Ventures. Location: Los Angeles Center Studios, 1201 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles. Lineup: Louie Vega, Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Sandro Silva, RL Grime, Flinch, Junior Sanchez, David Heartbreak + Special Sol Selecta Guest, DJ Reza, DJ Swedish Egil, Carlo Astuti and more. 18+. GA: $50/$60/$75. VIP: $125/$150. http://www.monstermassive.com
Escape From Wonderland Promoter: Insomniac. Location: 689 South "E" Street, San Bernardino. Lineup: Calvin Harris, Martin Solveig, Noisia, Fake Blood, Steve Angello, Netsky, High Contrast, and more. http://escapefromwonderland.com/
Sunday, October 28
Miike Snow Promoter: Hard Events. Location: Hollywood Palladium, 6215 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles. Lineup: Miike Snow, Niki and the Dove. http://hardfest.com
Wednesday, October 31
Halloween 2012 Promoter: I Am Animal. "An interactive theatrical dance party." Location: Vortex, 2341 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles. Lineup: John Kelley, Brian Seed, Ben Annand, Trevor Wyse & Travis Wyse. Human Petting Zoo. All ages. 21+ w/ID to drink. 8PM-2AM. Theatrical performances. Costume contest. Non-profit. All proceeds go to NextAid & TWAF. $20. 310.853.3075 http://www.kicktickets.com/los-angeles/1039/2012/10/31/i-am-animal-vortex
HDN Halloween Promoter: Hard Dance Nation. Location: Joseph's of Hollywood, 1775 Ivar Ave, Hollywood. Lineup: Lady Faith, Ghostkick feat. Dezmond Meeks, Darksiderz, Bogusdank, Skruffeh. 18+/21+ to drink. 9PM-2AM. http://www.facebook.com/events/154774741330942
Saturday, November 3
Hard Day of the Dead Promoter: Hard Events. Location: L.A. State Historic Park, 1245 N Spring Street, Los Angeles. Lineup: Justice (live), Knife Party, Major Lazer, Zeds Dead, Diplo, Tommy Trash, Jack Beats, Kill the Noise, Dillon Francis, Crookers, Maya Jane Coles, Brodinski b2b Gesaffelstein, Araabmuzik, Zane Lowe, Destructo, Nadastrom, Soul Clap, Para One, Foreign Beggars, Bro Safari, Clockwork, Baauer, Uz, Heidi, Tittsworth, JWLS, J.Phlip, Sabo. $75. http://hardfest.com
Friday, November 9
Big Bass Allstar Variety Show Promoter: The Good Vibe. Location: King King, 6555 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles. Lineup: Love & Light, Fort Knox 5 (DJ Set), Pumpkin, Black 22s, Acoustic Minds. 9:30PM-3AM. http://www.facebook.com/events/231252763671193/
See also: Halloween Costumes You're Guaranteed to See This Year
Saturday, November 10
Sonar on Tour Location: Shrine Expo Hall, 700 W 32nd St, Los Angeles. Lineup: Die Antwoord, Azari & III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, Gesaffelstein, Nic Fanciulli. 8PM-2AM. http://www.axs.com/events/944/sonar
Wolfgang Gartner Promoter: Hard Events. Location: The Palladium, 6215 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles. Lineup: Wolfgang Gartner, Proxy, Popeska, more TBA. 18+. http://hardfest.com
Now, what to wear? Below, peep our quiz below!