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WeHo’s Annual Halloween Costume Carnaval To Close Several City Streets

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textalerts180 WeHos Annual Halloween Costume Carnaval To Close Several City Streets

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — West Hollywood’s annual Halloween Costume Carnaval will force the closure of several city streets Thursday night.

The event, whose theme this year is Noir Night, 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.

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Queen Latifah has been crowned queen of the carnival.

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. Friday;
— Santa Monica between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, including all side streets, will close at noon, reopening at 6 a.m. Friday.
— Robertson Boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica will be closed from noon through 6 a.m. Friday.
— Almont Drive and La Peer Drive will be closed from Santa Monica to Melrose from noon through 6 a.m. Friday.
— San Vicente between Cynthia Street and Santa Monica will be closed from noon to 6 a.m. Friday.
— Santa Monica between La Cienega Boulevard and Holloway Drive/Croft Avenue will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.
— La Cienega between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.
— The Sunset eastbound and westbound turn lanes onto La Cienega will be closed from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.
West Hollywood will suspend permit parking restrictions beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing until 6 a.m. Friday. Parking meters will be enforced. All parking restrictions must be observed in neighboring Beverly Hills and Los
Angeles.

Parking will be available in various West Hollywood city-operated structures and lots, with a $20 fee.

A shuttle service stopping at all Metro bus stops along Santa Monica Boulevard between Fuller and Croft avenues will run every 15 minutes from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday.

More information on the carnaval is available online at weho.org/halloween or by calling West Hollywood’s Halloween hotline at (323) 848-6503.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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