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Shayan Ardalan, 19, of Culver City, as Thor at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Dassler Jimenez, left and Ricahrd Hass, right, both from West Hollywood take part in the carnaval which draws about hundreds of thousands of revelers to the area in a wide variety of costumes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Gesumino Rulli, of West Hollywood, waits for friends during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

People enjoy the Halloween street party in West Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Chad Boardman, of West Hollywood, dances during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Lazaro Fernandez, of Hollywood Hills, dresses as a flamenco dancer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Devyn Cottrell, of West Hollywood, left, dances with others at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

People enjoy the Halloween street party during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival, which draws about 500,000 people to the area in a wide variety of costumes. The free event features live entertainment on several stages, food vendors, a costume contest and more.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

People enjoy the Halloween street party during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

People enjoy the Halloween street party during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A musical act performs during the West Hollywood Halloween Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Carrie Land, along with others from Ascent Talent, promote an upcoming TV show while in costume.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Julie Lancaster is dressed as the devil on fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Andy Sofield walks his twins, Lauden and Webber Meade-Sofield, 1, along with his partner Drew Meade, far left, and their au pair Marta G.Roomeu at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Steven Paul of Glendale in his pirate ship costume.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies check the arsenal of a costumed participant in the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Andy Santiago of West Hollywood draws attention while dressed as an ice god.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A man gets a close look at some American themed high heel shoes during the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A man is detained by police during a mostly calm evening at the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A man needs a little help getting up at the end of the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A couple hug at the end of the night after attending the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

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1 Comment

  1. November 6, 2012, 9:11 pm

    What's with the Halloweenasqatsi video?

    By: mapperbob

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