Long Beach Dia de Los Muertos
On October 31, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor unleashes a labyrinth of Halloween terror and invites guests of all ages to join the ranks of the undead and enter the event gates wearing their Halloween costumes. Children can participate in the Little Monsters Costume Ball and adults the Dark Harbor Halloween Costume Ball to compete for cash and prizes.
On Thursday, October 3, The Queen Mary unleashed a myriad of frightening beasts, ghosts and circus freaks for the annual Dark Harbor event. The first night of the scare fest attracted thousands of attendees and set the tone for sixteen additional Dark Harbor dates.
Photo by Pedro Ferreira
Downtown Long Beach will come alive this Halloween weekend as local businesses get into the holiday spirit by participating in special events, spooky activities and trick-or-treat fun. In addition to the Downtown Long Beach Associates’ (DLBA) Halloween in Downtown promotion which takes place throughout Downtown on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 6 p.m., and features more than 30 Downtown businesses offering food, drink and merchandise specials, there are plenty of scary activities to spice up Halloween weekend.
Dia de los Muertos: Altar Exhibition at the Long Beach Playhouse.
The Long Beach Playhouse will present the 2nd Annual Celebration of the Mexican traditional holiday of Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos.
Join us for a very special evening with Long Beach’s Distinguished Artist of the Year, Gregorio Luke.
Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens will be the site of an afternoon of international fun. Bring the whole family to Kids on the Ball: A Global Game Day and Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 31 from noon until 4:30 p.m.
It’s been fun celebrating with our neighbors this summer on 4th Street and surrounds—from the 4th Street In Motion Bike Fest in May, to PARK(ing) Day this past September! We’ve a few more things up our proverbial sleeves for October: 4th Street Zombie Walk Presented by MondoCelluloid & 4th Street “Dia de Los Muertos“ Celebration!
Every October, the Arts Council for Long Beach produces GLOBAL, a month-long guide to arts and culture in Long Beach. GLOBAL occurs every October as part of National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America.