Image Description While Isla Vista may be known for its over-the-top party scene, it’s nothing compared to Halloween weekend. The first reported IV Halloween event occurred in 1962, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that students took it to a whole new level. According to a Daily Nexus article, as more than 35,000 people piled into the streets of IV in 1986 there were reportedly 1,096 arrests, the highest in the event’s history. In 1993, the local law enforcement enacted a “Five Year Plan” to limit the amount of party-goers allowed into IV. Though the number of attendees decreased for a short time (only 1,750 people attended Halloween in 1995), the event soon regained popularity and it’s estimated that tens of thousands of partiers currently flock to the streets of IV every year.
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