October 2017 News & Notes


Discover Los Angeles

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA launched last month across more than 70 arts institutions in Southern California – 50 of which are in L.A. As a lead sponsor of the event, L.A. Tourism has been working closely with PST: LA/LA to identify and execute against a variety of promotional initiatives, with the intent of driving visitation and overnight stays throughout the five-month series.

L.A. Tourism’s Communications team provided international media relations support for launch events in London, Mexico City, Berlin and Paris, and will incorporate the event into the agendas of visiting media; Digital will prominently feature information about PST: LA/LA on DiscoverL.A.’s website, social media channels and e-communications, and is hosting Key Opinion Leaders to drive increased social conversation; and, short-haul advertising will be pushed both domestically and in Mexico. Nearly 25% of visitors to PST: LA/LA are expected to be non-locals.

The Dodgers celebrate their 22nd National League Pennant

The Guide to 2017 World Series Specials in Los Angeles


Discover Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series! The Boys in Blue are facing off against the Houston Astros. For baseball fans traveling to Los Angeles, here are hotel packages, food and drink specials, and travel tips for the best time in L.A.

Napoleonic costumes at Western Costume Company

The Top 10 Costume Shops in Los Angeles


Liz Ohanesian

Los Angeles loves Halloween. If you visit L.A. in October, expect your trip to overflow with haunted houses, horror movie nights and costume parties. If you're here anytime over the Halloween weekend, you will need a costume. Didn't pack anything spooky? That's okay. Just as there's no shortage of Halloween parties in L.A., there's no lack of costumes. From the costume shops that clothe Hollywood to thrift stores, there's a bounty of holiday wear for all budgets.