Theme Parks – What’s New This Season

Adventure City
$19.95 general admission with unlimited rides. Kids (under 12 mos) free with paid adult; seniors (ages 55 and over), $15.95. AAA discount available for up to six regular-price admissions per card. Free parking.
(714) 236-9300
1238 S. Beach Blvd., Anaheim
www.adventurecity.com

 

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure
The Halloween season, September 7 – October 31, offers Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy and Haunted Mansion Holiday. Join trick-or-treaters at Mickey’s Halloween Party with The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow on select days (special ticketing required). During the Christmas holiday, November 9 – January 6, Christmas Fantasy Parade, It’s a Small World and Haunted Mansion Holiday, and at California Adventure Park, Disney Viva Navidad street party.
(714) 781-4565
1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim
www.disneyland.com

 

Knott’s Berry Farm
Scary Farm (13+), select nights, September 20 – October 31, features 14 haunted attractions and 1,000+ costumed monsters roaming the park. Spooky Farm runs September 29 – October 28 and October 31 for younger kids (3-11), where families can join in on the ghoulish fun by participating in safe, interactive adventures throughout the park, with shows, activities and trick or treating.
(714) 220-5200
8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park
www.knotts.com

 

Legoland
Seasonal events include Brick-or-Treat Festival, September 29 and October 6, 13, 20 and 27, and Holidays at Legoland, November 17 – January 1, plus a New Year’s Eve kids’ celebration.
(760) 918-5346
One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
www.legoland.com 

 

SeaWorld
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular includes not-too-spooky shows and sea-inspired trick-or-treat stations, weekends, September 22 – October 28. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, select dates, November 17 – January 5, brings holiday attractions including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a Christmas village and holiday-themed animal shows.
(619) 222-4SEA
www.seaworldsandiego.com

 

Magic Mountain
Halloween-themed “Fright Fest” (13+), select days (mostly weekends), September 15 – October 28. During “Holidays in the Park,” November 17 – December 30, the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, carolers and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa.
(661) 255-4111
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia
www.sixflags.com

 

Universal Studios Hollywood
Halloween Horror Nights (13+), September 14 – November 3 (select nights). Celebrate the holidays with Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, including regular snowfall from November 17 – January 6, while Grinchmas takes over the park with daily performances and tree lighting, December 1-30 (select days).
(800) UNIVERSAL
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City
www.universalstudioshollywood.com