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What To Do This Halloween: West Hollywood Carnaval

Lizzie Pereira |
October 31, 2013 | 11:52 a.m. PDT

Executive Producer

Photo courtesy of Twitter. @XploreLA
Photo courtesy of Twitter. @XploreLA
Still looking for last minute Halloween plans?

Hundreds of thousands of partygoers will be taking to the streets on Santa Monica Blvd. for the annual Halloween Carnaval in West Hollywood.

Over 50 artists are set to perform on six different stages with various all along the boulevard, which will be shut down for the event. There will be a costume contest and the crowning of the Honorary “Queen of the Carnaval.” This year Queen Latifah will be receiving the title.

This year’s theme is Noir Night, highlighting the classic 1950s noir era, “a place where Bogart and Lana Turner became entangled, and where Keystone Cops and the first paparazzi graphic photographers staked their claim,” according to a press release.

The Carnaval began back in 1987 and is considered the second largest annual event in the Los Angeles area, with the Tournament of Roses New Years Day Parade coming in first. 

The event kicks of at 6 p.m. and admission is free. 

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