Your definitive guide to all the spooktacular Halloween happenings this Friday on The Sunset Strip…


Andaz West Hollywood

From 5-7 p.m. enjoy complimentary tarot card readings in the hotel lounge from Sterling Mire (named one of L.A.’s top 10 psychics).  Prior to your reading, mingle in the notorious Riot House Bar for happy hour as you summon your own spirits and mentally prepare to come to terms with your soon to be revealed destiny.  www.westhollywood.andaz.com


Book Soup

Founder of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets, David J. Haskins presents his new tell-all memoir Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick and Benediction.  Signing/Discussion begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free (first-come, first-served).  www.booksoup.com


The Den on Sunset

For those looking to kick off the festivities a couple days early, The Den will be hosting their annual Halloween Party – a night of Scary-oke on Wednesday, Oct. 29.  Don’t miss out on costume prizes, raffle giveaways and drink specials.  Admission is free.  The fun starts at 9 p.m.  www.thedenonsunset.com


House of Blues Sunset

Brit punk rockers The Adicts bring their brand of Clockwork Orange themed anarchy to HOB Sunset.  Doors open at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $27.50 GA.  www.hob.com



Back by popular demand, Katana resurrects their annual Haunted Halloween event.  Enjoy a patio screening of classic horror films overlooking The Sunset Strip, live sounds by DJ XTC, frighteningly delicious food and drink specials, plus a costume contest.  http://www.innovativedining.com/restaurants/katana


Pearl’s Liquor Bar/Rock & Reilly’s

Circle 16 will host a double-venue party at the neighboring party spots, complete with DJs, bottle service, raffles, prizes, spiked snow cones, a costume contest and more!  Tickets range from $45 pre-sale GA to $85 day of GA (all tickets include two drink tickets, haunted house experience and access to rooftop carnival).  www.pearlssunset.com

And gather some much needed liquid courage before descending into the scare-ific realm of the WeHo Halloween Carnaval… Get your pre-game on at Rock and Reilly’s Invade the Parade pre-party, offering pumpkin infused whiskey, pumpkin ale and free candy for everyone in costume!  www.rockandreillys.com


Pink Taco

Friday and Saturday (Day of the Dead), Pink Taco will be featuring $5 Day of the Dead beers, $5 margarañas (arañas = spiders, get it!) and $7 KAH tequila shots.  And to help you recover from Friday night’s monster-sized fiesta, spend your Día de los Muertos enjoying a build your own bloody maria bar, sounds from a live DJ and a traditional Mexican face painter.  www.pinktaco.com


The Roxy Theatre

What could possibly be more Halloween-ie than two nights of Marilyn Manson?!  Playing two back-to-back sold out shows at the creepily intimate Roxy theatre.  Doors for both nights open at 8 p.m.  www.theroxy.com


Skybar at Mondrian

Paying homage to Tim Burton’s eternally epic flick Beetlejuice, Skybar presents a very Strange & Unusual evening featuring a multi-dimensional interactive photo booth, with recreated set designs as the backdrop to this Halloween bash.  Participate in a recreation of the film’s “Day-O Dinner Party” and enjoy sounds by Eric Sharp, DJ Whitney Fierce and Diallo while sipping on Dante’s favorite elixirs in the Inferno Room.  Festivities kick off at 8 p.m.  Tickets range from $20 GA to $2K for “The Ghost with the Most” Table Package.  www.skybarlosangeles.com


State Social House

Head to the tell-tale heart of The Sunset Strip for a spirited evening of drinking and debauchery at State Social House, hosting a very sexy Superheroes vs. Villains themed costume party.  $500 in cash and prizes for the best dressed.  www.statesocialhouse.com


The Standard Hollywood

DJ Kim Anh presents Celebrity is Dead a costume party featuring DJ sets by Todd Edwards, Sam Sparro and of course your host Kim Anh.  Event starts at 9 p.m.  RSVP for guestlist.  www.standardhotels.com/hollywood


The Viper Room

The notorious Viper Room hosts a night of eerily familiar sounding tributes featuring performances by Diamond Lane (as Ozzy), The Sahns (as The Ramones) and a special late night set by Bonfire (a tribute to AC/DC).  Plus in honor of “the big show” down the street, anyone who comes dressed as Marilyn Manson gets in free!  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 GA.  www.viperroom.com


Whisky A Go-Go

80’s glam metal mainstays Faster Pussycat hit the stage for one night only at the legendary Whisky A Go-Go.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $20 GA.  www.whiskyagogo.com



— Handpicked by Brent X Manslaughter 







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