A Look Back: West Hollywood Halloween Carnival 2010

One of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations, the West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnival is held annually along Santa Monica Boulevard.

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A parade-goer smiles wide at the annual Halloween Carnaval in West Hollywood on Oct. 31, 2010. Participants have been known to be sticklers for serious costume details.
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An "Alice in Wonderland" themed-bunch poses for a photo-op.
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A "one-night stand" makes his way across Santa Monica Blvd during the annual Halloween Carnaval on Oct. 31, 2010.
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Crystal Schonviesner poses at the 2010 Halloween Carnaval.
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Taiwan tourist Den Ya shyly smiles as she makes her way across Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Another interpretation of the "one-night stand."
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Revelers show that it's all fun and games at the annual Halloween Carnaval.
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A gang of friends get into character.
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The "Taliband" plays loud on Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Participants getting into the Halloween spirit.
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Friends show off their Halloween costumes.
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A parade-goer rides in style down Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Parade-goers making friends on Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Men dressed as babies get into character.
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A group dressed as the rescued Chilean miners parade down Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Witty costumes are always encouraged.
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Don't forget to bring your cameras - some costumes are not to be missed.
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Striking a pose down Santa Monica Boulevard.
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Friends getting into the spirit of Halloween.
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Impressed with costume efforts.
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Making new friends outside the Pacific Design Center.
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On Halloween Night, West Hollywood is overtaken with costumes.
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The crowd gets ready for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
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A costumed crowd waits patiently.
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Dancing in the streets.
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"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" cast greets the crowd.
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The cast leads the crowd in song.
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There's never a dull moment at the West Hollywood Carnaval.
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Singing along with "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
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Confetti falls from the sky over a crowd of spirited attendees.
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The 2011 West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 31. It is one of the world's largest Halloween celebrations, according to organizers.
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