Go Metro Weekends, October 31 to November 2

Besides heading to these Día de los Muertos celebrations, here are some other events to go Metro to this weekend.


Now in its fifteenth year, Opening Night: The Improvised Musical will be held at the iO West Theatre in Hollywood at 9 p.m. Sit back and watch some of the best local comedians bring their A-game as they make up the entire performance on the spot! The Broadway-style musical is a 21-years-and-older event with tickets only $10. Make reservations or arrive early as seats will fill quickly. (Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Vine Station and head west on Hollywood Boulevard.)


The fifth annual El Sereno Día de los Muertos is happening this Saturday with free activities for the whole family to enjoy. The event runs from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. with poetry readings, crafts, live music and an altar walk. (DASH El Sereno to Huntington/Pueblo or Metro Bus 78/79 to Huntington/Portola.)

Check out the world’s best horses during the Breeder’s Cup championship races at Santa Anita Park. This will be a star-studded event, so ladies and gentlemen should come dressed to impress! Admission starts at $10, races begin at 3 p.m. (Metro Bus 78/79 to Huntington/Centennial.)


Head to the Natural History Museum Spider Pavilion for a special outdoor exhibit on some of the most exotic and dangerous spider species in the world. This is a perfect event to add to the family’s Halloween festivities. And don’t worry, the eight-legged creatures will be under careful supervision. The spider display is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Timed tickets are required. Adult admission for both museum and pavilion is $17, show your TAP card to save! (Metro Expo Line to Expo Park/USC Station.)

All Weekend

Going to the first-ever Hello Kitty Con in Little Tokyo? Go Metro so you won’t have to spend hours searching for parking! (Metro Gold Line to Little Tokyo/Arts District Station)

Treat yourself to fine dining this weekend at the Traxx Restaurant in Union Station. The restaurant is known for its classic American cuisine and art deco interior design. Go Metro and save 10% on your meal after 5 p.m. (Metro Gold, Red, Purple or Silver Line to Union Station.)

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