This blog post, Top 5 Things to Do in LA in October When Social Distancing, was originally posted on 09/29/2019, and updated on 9/24/2020.
October is all about pumpkin spice desserts, the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, and Halloween. However, this year things are different. Halloween might seem to be canceled due to COVID. But there are still so many special things to do in Los Angeles in October that you will love. Check out Top 5 Things to Do in LA in October When Social Distancing.
Top 5 Things to Do in LA in October When Social Distancing
01. Things to Do in LA in October: Nights of the Jack (starts October 3)
Nights of the Jack is back this year but with a twist. Nights of the Jack returns with a drive-through edition. Cruise across the grounds of the scenic King Gillette Ranch as the Santa Monica Mountains hideaway is illuminated with thousands of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. Nights of the Jack is the ultimate thing to do in LA for Halloween at night for the whole family. It is timed tickets. The mile-long trail takes about 25 minutes but longer if you are looking for that perfect IG shot. There is no food or beverages for sale this year, nor will bathrooms be available.
02. Things to Do in LA in October: Food Bowl Takeout & Give Back
The LA Food Bowl is a citywide festival that features hundreds of events across Los Angeles with a mix of local favorites and world-renowned chefs. This year, LA Food Bowl has gonna with virtual. LA Food Bowl Takeout & Give Back is a new campaign to encourage support for restaurants in LA and raise awareness for local and global food relief efforts. The at-home festivities will feature an online dinner party, food drives and a live cook-a-thon.
03. Things to Do in LA in October: Halloween at Descanso
Celebrate Halloween at Descanso Gardens. Halloween at Descanso. Halloween at Descanso is the special thing to do in LA for Halloween. It is a pumpkin-filled extravaganza that adherring to social distancing safety guidelines. You will also have access to the rest of the garden filled with sasanqua camellias, roses and fall foliage in October. The whole family will enjoy this pumpkin fun.
04. Things to Do in LA in October: The Sunset Strip Late Night Drive-In
Drive-in movies are once in a lifetime things to do in LA. Since the movie theatres are closed, head over to The Sunset Strip Late Night Drive-In. Buy your tickets then drive on over to the Andaz Hotel at 8401 Sunset Blvd. on Friday and Saturday nights for an old-fashioned drive-in movie experience. Watch Halloween, American Werewolf in London and Young Frankenstein.
05. Things to Do in LA in October: Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween
Knott’s Berry Farm is synonymous with Halloween in LA. But since the theme park is closed, the Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween brings you a Halloween-themed food festival. You can dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and head over to Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween for Haloween flavored food and treats.
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What’s your favorite Halloween costume? Let me know in the comments.
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