Scare LA is a Halloween convention featuring over 200 curated vendors, 2 days of classes, demos and workshops, a costume party and cosplay & contests, all celebrating the spirit of Halloween, haunts and horror. Founded in 2013, Scare LA is the first convention dedicated to Halloween. Situated in the entertainment capital of the world, Southern California, the event celebrates the scare season traditions by giving Halloween an early start every summer.
Lora Ivanova is the founder of Scare LA. The 2016 edition of the event is hosted by Mistress of the Dark, Elvira.
From November 2012 to March 2016, Theme Park Adventure founders Rick West and Johanna Atilano served as core creators & producers of Scare LA. According to the Theme Park Adventure website, West & Atilano grew the event from 3,000 attendees in its first year to over 10,000 in its third.