UncategorizedHalloween 2013: Costume & Dance PartiesPick out a costume and put on your dancing shoes for the most happening Halloween shindigs.By Los Angeles magazine – October 17, 2013851ShareEmailFacebookTwitterPinterestReddItMORE HALLOWEEN EVENTSFamily Friendly EventsCorn MazesScaretastic EventsMoviesHaunted HousesPrivate Haunted HousesCostume Balls & Dance PartiesDia De Los Muertos Halloween can’t be all scare all the time. Let your hair down and get wild at the most frightfully thrilling Halloween-themed parties, soirées, and get-togethers L.A. has to offer. Oct. 23, 8 p.m.UNMASQUERADE: UNMASKING THE TRUTH ABOUT DATING ABUSEThe 5th annual Unmasquerade is a great opportunity to pshow off your awesome Halloween costume, do some dancing, and support a good cause. The event benefits Loveisrespect, dedicated to spreading awareness about dating abuse. Avalon Hollywood. More informationOct. 25, 9 p.m.FRED AND JASON’S HALLOWEENIE 8This star studded event benefits the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles’s Alive Music Project, a program dedicated to spreading awareness about bullying. Schmooze with celebs and support a good cause while rocking your costume on the dance floor. Los Angeles Theatre. More informationOct. 25NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO Celebrate Halloween the coolest possible way: by dressing up and partying at the Zoo. Night of the Living Zoo is a 21-and-up Halloween extravaganza featuring dark DJs, creepy cocktails, ghoulish food trucks and regular old awesome bands, Batwings Catwings and Edgar Allan Poet. L.A. Zoo. More informationOct. 26LACMA MUSE COSTUME BALL 2012 Now in its tenth year, the consistently sold-out Muse Costume Ball attracts more than one thousand costume-clad revelers to the museum for a night filled with tricks and treats. Dress to impress and you might be one of the lucky few to be chosen for the annual costume contest, with the winners taking home fabulous prizes. Works of art and exhibitions on view include See the Light—Photography, Perception, Cognition: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, John Divola: As Far As I Could Get, plus Bruce Nauman’s For Beginners, Metropolis II by Chris Burden, Richard Serra’s Band, LACMA’s modern art galleries, and more. LACMA. More informationOct. 26 KCRW’S HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE If you’re looking to get your groove on, this is the Coachella of Halloween parties. Last year more than 3,000 elaborately costumed guests haunted the opulent Park Plaza Hotel as the radio station’s DJs spun in various nooks and crannies. This year revelers can also boogie to live sets by Har Mar Superstar, the Lions, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at an event that’s a wild mashup of old time carnival, Louis XVI-style gran bal masque, and full-on dance rager. Park Plaza Hotel. More informationOct. 2680’S PROM HALLOWEENTry one of Dog Haus’s signature hot dogs and this 80’s themed Halloween prom. Enjoy live music by the M80s, a costume contest, spiked punch, and immortalize the evening with a prom photo of you and your date. Dog Haus, Pasadena. More informationOct. 28, 7 p.m.THE WURST HALLOWEEN PARTY EVER Party down at the wurst Halloween party. Try a Wesisswurst, Braunschweigner, or Bratwurst and wash it down with a signature cocktail like the Dragon Tail or a Blood Sucking Brady Bunch. Put on a costume for the Wurst Costume Contest and be sure to try the deep fried stuffed hog’s head, which Chef Kris Morningstar will carve using a chainsaw. Ray’s and Stark Bar. More informationOct. 31MAXWELL DEMILLE’S CICADA CLUB HALLOWEEN PARTYDean Mora and his Haunted Orchestra featuring star vocalists Damon Kirsche and Kayre Morrison presents a spooky night of music and mayhem. Dance to the finest tunes of the 1920s and 1930s as Mr. Mora and his haunted musicians take you on a ghostly musical journey! Vintage Costumes suggested! Oviatt Building. More informationOct. 31213 ZOMBIE CRAWLZombies love nothing more than a good bar crawl. Come out for the only event this season that encourages you to drag your feet. Instagram a photo of yourself in costume with a bartender at any of the participating bars to compete in the costume contest. 1st prize? $666, of course. Various locations. More informationOct. 31, 8 p.m.MASKED GALAThis Moroccan themed restaurant offers an erotically tinged Halloween celebration, with interactive entertainment, and suggestive food and drink. Put on your sexiest costume and join the party. Acabàr Restaurant. More information TAGSCostume BallEventEventsHalloweenHalloween 2013L.A. CultureLos AngelesPartiesPartyPrevious articleA Wearable Tech Wish ListNext articleHalloween 2013: Food & DrinkLos Angeles magazine RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORHallo-Stream: The Ultimate Spooky Season Watch ListWill Angelenos Still Go Costume Crazy for a COVID-19 Halloween?The Best Safe and Spooky Halloween Events in L.A.