West Hollywood’s annual Halloween Carnival is just days away, and whether you live, work or just play in West Hollywood, it is important to know how the event will impact your daily life.
If you are planning on getting to or around our City next Tuesday, it is important to know when and where different streets will be closed for the Halloween Carnival. Here are the major street closures, according to the City website:
Due to the Halloween Carnaval, there will be street closures in West Hollywood on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 and the morning of Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Main closures are:
1 San Vicente Boulevard between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue from 12 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, to 7 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017;
2 Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and Croft Avenue/Holloway Drive from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, through 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017;
3 Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard and all adjacent side streets just to the north and south of Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny and La Cienega from 12 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, through 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017; and
4 La Cienega Boulevard will close to northbound/southbound traffic in the vicinity of Santa Monica Boulevard at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.
If you are driving to the City on Tuesday, the City is going to make it a little bit easier to park, with FREE parking meters after 6 PM and residential parking restrictions waived, among a couple Halloween Carnival changes this year.
If you are coming from out of town and want to leave the car at home, the City also is offering Halloween transit options to get you to the Carnival…
1 CityLineX (Modified Service) – will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from Hollywood and Highland to Santa Monica Boulevard/ Sweetzer Avenue;
2 Hollywood Link (Special CityLineX Service to and from La Brea Only) – will run from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. between Hollywood and Highland and Santa Monica Boulevard/La Brea Avenue. (Connect to The PickUp’s Special Service from the stop at La Brea, on the south side of the street, to reach the Halloween Carnaval); and
3 The PickUp (Special Service) – will run from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. along Santa Monica Boulevard and will stop at all regular eastbound stops between Sweetzer Avenue/La Brea Avenue. Once the PickUp reaches its La Brea Avenue stop, it will take an express route west toward the Halloween Carnaval via Melrose Avenue to its special Halloween stop on King Road/ Santa Monica Boulevard. From 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., The PickUp will only run eastbound from Kings Road/ Santa Monica Boulevard to La Brea Avenue/Santa Monica Boulevard.
Regardless of how you get to West Hollywood, enjoy the party, and leave any toy weapons, etc., children and animals at home!