Photos: Halloween Reaches Peak Revelry at the West Hollywood Carnaval

Excess seemed like just enough when it came to Halloween costumes Wednesday at the West Hollywood Carnaval, where hundreds of thousands gathered to celebrate into the night. We have photos of the ornate costumes on Santa Monica Boulevard.

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A person in costume joins parade goers down Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood, Calif., during the West Hollywood Carnaval and Halloween Parade on Wed. Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Rainbow lights illuminate a stage as Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, foreground, prepare for the West Hollywood Halloween Parade in West Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Zombie sisters maneuver their way down Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood, Calif., during the West Hollywood Carnaval and Halloween Parade on Wed. Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Participants have photos taken with parade goers during the West Hollywood Carnaval and Halloween Parade in West Hollywood, Calif., on Wed. Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Zombie sisters maneuver their way down Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood, Calif., during the West Hollywood Carnaval and Halloween Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Bloodied brides walk down Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood, Calif., during the West Hollywood Carnaval and Halloween Parade on Wed. Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: Revelers gather at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: Revelers kiss, posing as the subjects in the famous Times Square kiss photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the annual Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: Mackenzie Palmer wears a 'censored' outfit in protest at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Palmer said, 'A woman has a right to her body. How do you view a woman's body?' More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the annual Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: Revelers gather at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the annual Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: Roman Kupper and Mona Furtura pose at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the annual Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 31: A reveler poses at the annual Hollywood Carnaval street party on October 31, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. More than 400,000 revelers were expected to attend the annual Halloween party which began in 1987 and is billed as the largest Halloween party in the world. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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