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Boyle Heights Walking Ghost Tour

  • Casa Fina - Restaurant & Cantina 1842 E. First St. Los Angeles, California 90033 United States (map)

Join Barrio Boychik (Shmuel Gonzales), Boyle Heights Historian & Community Organizer, and Josefina Lopez, Casa 0101 Theater Artistic Director & Casa Fina - Restaurant & Cantina Co-Owner & Paranormal Researcher, on this historic walking tour of the amazing ghost stories no one has dared to tell! Learn the fascinating history of one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Los Angeles as well as how to understand the paranormal so you’re not scared to sleep at night after our tour. You’ll get so much information and scary stories to share around the campfire. With real facts and humor Josefina & Shmuel will give you an entertaining tour that will give you goose bumps, but empower you to not be afraid of the dark.

This is a real walking tour and you must be able to walk for two hours mostly standing. There will be opportunities to use the bathroom at some of the locations and to sit. However, there are stairs at CASA 0101 Theater going towards the attic and people have the option to not visit the attic, and can just wait downstairs for the oral presentation. People in wheelchairs and canes, as well as those with baby strollers are welcomed and we will modify accordingly. However, please note that our parking lot has stairs and is not handicapped accessible so please enter through the front entrance of CASA FINA RESTAURANT & CANTINA.

THE WALKING TOUR will begin at 6 pm check in at Casa Fina - Restaurant & Cantina, (1842 E. 1st Street), and participants will get a brief history of Boyle Heights and a video presentation of haunted sights not on our walking tour such as:

LINDA VISTA HOSPITAL, HOLLENBECK PARK, JEWISH ORPHAN HOME, EVERGREEN CEMETERY.

Our actual walking tour will start at 6:30 pm and will last for two hours. Locations that will be featured will be:

SALON DE LA PLAZA - 1866 E 1st St

BAGUES MORTUARY - 1930 E. 1st. St.

CASA 0101 THEATER - 2102 E. 1st St. Theater opened 2011

HOLLENBECK POLICE STATION - 2111 E 1st St.

LITTLE CASA THEATER - NOW KNOWN AS TEATRO LUNA - 2009 E. 1st St., L.A., CA 90033

EASTSIDE LUV - 1835 E 1st St.

BOYLE HEIGHTS HOTEL - corner of 1st and Boyle

TOUR WILL CONCLUDE AT CASA FINA RESTAURANT & CANTINA

You are invited to stay for a Q & A

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES: One hand out with Paranormal terms and a map of the tour. One fountain drink or agua fresca which can be consumed at Casa Fina or put in a to go cup to take on tour.

WHAT TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE: Food consumed at Casa Fina is to be paid at the restaurant. Restaurant closes at 9 pm, but for those interested in dining - you can arrive at 5 pm and dine before the tour or order food to be served at the conclusion of the tour and you can stay past 9 pm.

PARKING: There is parking in the back of the restaurant if you arrive early - there are only 10 parking spaces. The Parking lot can be accessed through the alley on State Street. Please do not park at a meter because they are only for an hour and they go until 8 pm and they are very strict here.

REMINDERS: There are no refunds or future credits.

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT ORGANIZER AT PARANORMALMUSEUM@GMAIL.COM

Later Event: March 25
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