Halloween Events in Orange County and surrounding areas.

Trick or Treat!!!! Halloween is the biggest holiday season for fun and candy. To help you celebrate the fall season we are sharing some of our favorite places and other events happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego cities.  These events are great opportunities to make family field trip memories. 

Orange County

Discovery Cube OrangeCounty - Spooky Science Discovery Cube will enchant everyone with  chemistry in the “Wizard of Ooze” stage show, observe and analyze characteristics of real and mythical creatures, and join in on the costume parade. Along with the programming above, the Cube will host five special costume themed weekends. You can purchase tickets online or at the door. Arrive early because it gets very busy. 

Disneyland - Who doesn't love the beautiful decorated palace in Anaheim. Enjoy rides and characters through out the park. Purchase tickets online or at the park. Wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen. 

Knott’s Berry Farm -   The scariest Haunting Halloween experience in Southern California with innovative thrills that can't be found anywhere else. With 14 haunted attractions and over 1,000 monsters lurking in the fog, Knott's Scary Farm is Where Nightmares Never End! 

OC Libraries - Orange County libraries are hosting many fun harvest and Halloween events during the week and weekend. Find a library near you by going to their website and attend their fun activities with your family.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Fullerton -Trunk or Treat event. The community is invited to attend. We invite your family to join us from 6:00-8:00 pm, Saturday October 27th. Address is 1145 West Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92833. Dress up and bring your family to this great event.

Boot Hill 2018 - A neighborhood home is turned into a haunted house. They are extremely busy up until Halloween. Closed on Halloween day. Donations accepted that benefit CHOC. It is great for Teenagers and young adults. Parking is super limited, so prepare to walk to get to the haunted house. Boot Hill is located at 16 Goldenrod in Irvine. Just off of E. Yale Loop and Springbrook. 


Boo at the Santa Ana Zoo - A "Merry not Scary" family friendly event where everyone is encouraged to come in costume (no balloons)! One of the safest places for children (ages 2-12) to trick-or-treat for Halloween enjoying goodies from 10 Stations. https://www.santaanazoo.org/boo.htm

Night at the Surfing Museum- October 26th, 2018 Hear local ghost stories and lore including eye witness accounts of locals who claim to have witnessed the spirit of Duke Kahanamoko body surfing near the HB pier, plus unexplained events at the haunted Surfing Museum, as well as ghostly sightings at the nearby Shorebreak Hotel. Tickets $25 pre-sale / $30 at the door if available

Los Angeles 

BOO AT THE L.A. ZOO October 27 and 28 - Trick-or-treating – Find treat stations throughout the Zoo, with treats and bags courtesy of 99 Cents Only Stores! Available while supplies last!!! 

HORROR MADE HERE - WARNER BROS.- HORROR MADE HERE: A FESTIVAL OF FRIGHTS -This Halloween season The Conjuring, Freddy vs. Jason, The Exorcist, and from the DC Universe, Batman: Arkham Asylum. https://www.wbstudiotour.com/horror-made-here

Universal Studios – Movie Studio that invented the horror genre brings to life the most twisted scary experience ever. You will face your scariest moments. HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS (Now through Nov. 3, 2018) https://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/

Six Flags Magic Mountain – Super Scary!!! https://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/special-events/fright-fest-night#ref42946


DARK HARBOR - QUEEN MARY (through Nov. 2, 2018) - Scary and haunted!!!!  

OLVERA STREETOctober 25 thru November 2 at 7:00pm
Traditional Mayan Blessing/Soul Cleansing takes place before and after the procession. Procession includes: Grupo Tartalejos – an indigenous Aztec group leading the procession with incense and ceremonial blessing.  Parade of “Living Muertos” – particpants dress up as skeletons in colorful traditional, and not-so-traditional costumes. Procession leads to nightly ceremony in the Kiosko, where the loved ones of a merchant family or special community member is chosen to be honored. Free sweet bread and champurrado are given to all in attendance


San Diego 

Legoland - offers party nights. Candy Stations, costume contest and meet and greet characters. Kids will love this fun Halloween Brick or Treat Nights. 
Nightmare on Normal Street -This event is 21+ and attendees must present a valid ID upon entry.https://www.fabuloushillcrest.com/nightmare-on-normal

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day -The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on October 27, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., features dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. Participating museums also offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

Trick-or-Treat on India StreetFRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 FROM 5:30PM TO 7:30PM -Little ghouls, witches and goblins storm through the streets at Little Italy’s annual Trick-or-Treat on India Street, taking place this year on Friday, October 26th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Piazza della Famiglia.

Families are encouraged to bring their little monsters out in costume attire to this fun and safe Halloween event to enjoy traditional trick-or-treating, as Little Italy businesses along historic India Street open their doors to give out candy and Halloween treats. Sweet and spooky fun will be had by kids of all ages at this beloved Halloween tradition!

Maps of participating businesses will be available as the trick-or-treat fun happens at the Piazza della Famiglia on India and W. Date Streets.

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Orange County Park is hosting fun activities.

Orange County is full of fun and sometimes free activities. Today, we are sharing a few of the upcoming events. To see more fun events, please visit our Facebook page.