Halloween rises from the dead in May: New Spooky Swap Meet combines eclectic shopping with escapist atmosphere
Los Angeles, CA — A highly curated shopping experience of all things macabre intersects with the haunting beauty of historic Los Angeles on May 1, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spooky Swap Meet – a matchless and immersive first-time event.
The Heritage Square Museum’s (3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles) several Victorian manors serve as the stunning backdrop of a buzzing marketplace featuring vintage and original Halloween décor, furnishings, costumes, props and more. Ghost stories and trick-or-treating from mansion to mansion are also included in the price of admission ($13). Parking is free.
“The outdoor museum setting will provide an amazing experiential atmosphere for guests to enjoy shopping from booth to booth – each offering one-of-a-kind finds,” said Spooky Swap Meet Co-Creator Sarah Cooke. “This event will not only support and showcase our local Halloween and haunt community vendors, but any enthusiast who has a collection of spooky items they would like to sell is also welcome to participate.”
Fortunes and food will also be available at the upscale flea market. Clairvoyant readings and purchases from a selection of food trucks may be made for an additional fee.
To manage crowd size, timed entries each hour will be utilized at the COVID-compliant event. Masks are required. All vendor booths will be equipped with hand sanitizers for public use, with additional hand washing stations accessible.
To purchase tickets, join the list of vendors, or learn more, visit SpookySwapMeet.com. Follow @spookyswapmeet on Instagram or like facebook.com/spookyswapmeet.
About Spooky Swap Meet
The Spooky Swap Meet is co-created by Claire Dunlap, Producer and Co-founder of Midsummer Scream Halloween and Horror Convention, and Sarah Cooke, Instagram Influencer (@the_pumpkin_queen) and owner of GOREnaments. Event production assistance provided by David Markland (Executive Director, Midsummer Scream) and Jon Cooke (Creative Director, 13th Floor Entertainment). A portion of the proceeds from each Spooky Swap Meet ticket sale will go toward the Heritage Square non-profit foundation, providing maintenance of this rare and distinct Los Angeles treasure.