Events & Attractions

Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo To Host Inaugural “Haunted Little Tokyo” This October

"Spirit of the Witch" a Haunted Little Tokyo themed cocktail from Wolf & Crane
“Spirit of the Witch” themed cocktail by Wolf & Crane

This October, visitors will have the opportunity to experience Little Tokyo like never-before as the heart of Downtown LA transforms into “Haunted Little Tokyo” on select nights throughout the month.

Ghosts and Goblins of all ages are invited to experience Little Tokyo this October as the neighborhood is transformed for the Halloween season.  Pick your perfect pumpkin at the weekend pumpkin patches by Tanaka Farms at the Japanese Village Plaza and the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center. Dress up your little monsters for ghoulish games, trick-or-treating, and FREE family-friendly movie screenings including Studio Ghibli’s “Kiki’s Delivery Service” and “My Neighbor Totoro.” Learn of the legendary Little Tokyo ghost tales and the city’s history in the Little Tokyo haunted walking tours, or test your fears watching classic Japanese horror flicks including the 2002 supernatural film “Ju-on: The Grudge.” Dress your best on October 28 as the month-long celebration culminates to a Little Tokyo block party with a costume parade, bar crawl, live entertainment, special food and drink discounts, and more.

Participating stores and restaurants include:

  • Anime for Humanity
  • Cafe Dulce
  • Wolf & Crane
  • East West Players
  • Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
  • Kizuna
  • Little Tokyo Vibes
  • Monkey Pants
  • Seoul Sausage
  • Tanaka Farms
  • Japanese Village Plaza
  • Baldoria
  • Japangeles

This event is being put on by Go Little Tokyo and is free depending on the activity.  For more information and a full calendar of events visit

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