WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — West Hollywood’s annual Halloween Costume Carnaval will force the closure of several city streets Friday night.
The event, which will celebrate the Greek figure Medusa, will run from 6 to 11 p.m. on Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard.
Several stages featuring themed musical performances and dancers will be set up throughout the closure area.
As many as 500,000 people are expected to attend, however, organizers discourage children and pets from going to the event.
The following street closures will be in effect:
— San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica will be closed all day, reopening at 7 a.m. Saturday;
— Santa Monica between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, including all side streets, will close at noon, reopening at 6 a.m. Saturday.
— Robertson Boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica will be closed from noon through 6 a.m. Saturday.
— Almont Drive and La Peer Drive will be closed from Santa Monica to Melrose from noon through 6 a.m. Saturday.
— San Vicente between Cynthia Street and Santa Monica will be closed from noon to 6 a.m. Saturday.
— Santa Monica between La Cienega Boulevard and Holloway Drive/Croft Avenue will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday.
— La Cienega between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday.
— The Sunset eastbound and westbound turn lanes onto La Cienega will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday.
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