Monster Massive vs HARD Haunted Mansion vs Escape From Wonderland

Oh, what to do for Halloween weekend this year... so many choices. I remember the day when Monster Massive was the only party in town, now there are a slew of them, each taking a bite out of the same pie. Which one shall you choose?

Monster Massive CANCELLED
Line Up: Armin Van Buuren's Mirage show (only US appearance and 8 Hour set), Erick Morillo, Moby, Nero, Caspa.
Location: 5305 Santiago Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA Map it
Starting at: $75
VIP: $150
Cabana: $2500 includes 8 VIP tickets and a private cabana.
Pros: Even though I'm not a huge Armin fan, catching a glimpse of his Mirage show might be interesting. Moby is a great DJ if you haven't seen him... Checking out Nero would be cool too. The only event of the three to have a private cabana.
Cons: Cabana costs $2500. Monster Massive has since moved from The LA Sports Arena to all the way out in east Orange County.

Monster Massive Website

HARD Haunted Mansion
Line Up:
Friday: Fatboy Slim, 2 Many DJs, Rusko, Laidback Luke, Tiga.
Saturday: Soulwax, Skrillex, Major Lazor, Skream + Benga (almost all of Magnetic Man!), Fake Blood.
Location: Shrine Expo Hall, Downtown LA Map it
Starting at: $65
VIP: $125
2 Day Pass: $120
Pros: The only event in Los Angeles. Legendary DJ Fatboy Slim, who mattered back in the day, is one of those must check off the bucket list type of DJs. Soulwax is amazing, and they're also doing their alter ego as 2 Many DJs.
Cons: VIP isn't really worth it here... or from what I saw last year. Must love a lot of dirty Electro and Dubstep.

HARD Haunted Mansion Website.

Escape From Wonderland
Line Up: Afrojack, Benny Benassi, Pendulum, Steve Angello, AN21, Subfocus
Location: 689 South E Street, San Bernardino, CA 92408 Map it
Starting at: $65
VIP: $150
Pros: Pendulum
Cons: Seems the least marketed of the three. A good test for Afrojack as headliner material (assuming he's the headliner).

Escape From Wonderland Website

It looks like a full party weekend for Halloween in Southern California. Whatever you decide stay safe.

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