Where to Get Spooked – Or Not!

Posted Thursday, October 6th, 2016



Whether you’re looking to scare your socks off or make your little goblins giggle, we’ve got a Halloween event with your name on it!

All across the Southland, theaters, museums, amusement parks, historical spots — even cemeteries — are conjuring up the Halloween spirit to treat you and your kids to ghost tours, spooky crafts, music, pumpkin fests and other haunted happenings.

Check the Kidsguide Calendar for even more – we update daily! Know about something we missed? Tell us below.


Scare Free! (All Ages)

Kidsguide to Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Spooky Science at Discovery Cube OC – Weekends October 1-31

Boo at the Los Angeles Zoo – October 1-31

Boo at the Santa Ana Zoo – October 1-31

Brick or Treat at Legoland – Saturdays in October

Absolutely Halloween in Santa Monica – weekends in October

The Great Pumpkin Hunt at South Coast Botanic Gardens – October 1 – November 6

Addams Family Musical – October 6-16

Creatures of the Night at Sherman Library and Gardens – Saturday, October 8

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns in LA and Pomona – October 13-16 and 27-30

Halloween Cupcake Wars Workshop in Irvine – Friday, October 14

Things That Go Bump in the Night in Claremont – Friday-Saturday, October 14-15

Haunted House Craft in San Pedro – Friday-Sunday, October 14-16

Halloween Teen Dance in La Palma – Saturday, October 15

Halloween Symphony Spooktacular in Long Beach – Saturday, October 15

Spooktacular Fun Days in Irvine – October 15, 16, 22 and 23

Hocus Pocus at El Capitan Theater – October 21-23

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt – Saturday, October 22

Mad Science Chemistry and Halloween Date Night – Saturday, October 22

Faery Hunt and Halloween Party in Griffith Park – Saturday, October 22

Seal Beach Pumpkin Fest – Saturday, October 22

Scary Movie Night at Savannah Cemetery in Rosemead – Saturday, October 22

Trunk or Treat in Los Alamitos – Saturday, October 22

Haunted Hayride in Fillmore – Saturday, October 22

Halloween and Mourning Tours at Heritage Square – October 22-23

Slightly Spooky Stories at Descanso Gardens – October 22-23 and 29-30

Okto BOO fest in Fullerton – Thursday, October 27

Treats in the Streets in Orange – Thursday, October 27

Halloween Spooktacular and Movie in Dana Point – Friday, October 28

Jack O’Lantern Jamboree at Atlantis Park – Friday, October 28

Pumpkin Pickin’ and Carvin’ at Bommer Canyon – Friday, October 28

Theatricum BOOtanicum in Topanga Canyon – Friday, October 28

Pumpkin Dance Party at Kaleidoscope Mission Viejo – Saturday, October 29

Halloween Fair at Golf N’ Stuff – Saturday, October 29

Halloween Zoo-tacular! at OC Zoo – Saturday, October 29

Historical Cemetery Tour in Long Beach – Saturday, October 29

Hometown Halloween in Mission Viejo – Saturday, October 29

Sea Scare 2016 in San Pedro – Saturday, October 29

Boo in the Zoo at the Teaching Zoo in Moorpark – Saturday-Sunday, October 29-30

Halloween Fishy Fest at Santa Monica Pier – Saturday-Sunday, October 29-30

Signal Hill Halloween Carnival and Harvest Festival – Saturday, October 29

Spooky Garden Creatures at the Arboretum – Saturday, October 29

Children’s Halloween Festival at Roger’s Gardens – Sunday, October 30

Halloween Kids’ Fun Run in Dana Point – Sunday, October 30

Parade and Costume Contest for Kids and Pets in Long Beach – Sunday, October 30

Haunted Railroad Museum in Lomita – Sunday, October 30

Jelly of the Month Club Costume Party in Long Beach – Sunday, October 30

Mini-Monsters Bash at the Children’s Museum at La Habra – Sunday, October 30

Halloween Carnival in Cypress – Monday, October 31

Halloween Happening at Westminster Mall – Monday, October 31

Halloween Howl in Tustin – Monday, October 31

Halloweenfest at Neff Estate in La Mirada – Monday, October 31

Kids Halloween Festival in Downtown LA – Monday, October 31

Pumpkin Patch Halloween in Downey – Monday, October 31

Trick or Treat at the Drum Barracks Museum – Monday, October 31

Trick or Treat at Pretend City – Monday, October 31


Really Scary! (Brave Tweens and Up)

Dark Harbor at the Queen Mary – October 1-31

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride – weekends in October

Motel Six Feet Under Haunted Maze in Anaheim – October 7-31

Night of the Living Dead in Fullerton – October 7-31

Long Beach Zombie Walk – October 14-16

Halloween Mourning and Movie Night at Heritage Square – Saturday, October 15

Halloween Haunt at Shoreline Village – October 14-16, 20-23 and 26-31

Haunt at Heritage Hill in Lake Forest – October 14-15

Haunted Boot Hill in Irvine – October 14-15, 21-22, and 28-31

Beyond the Grave at Homestead Museum – Sunday, October 23

Haunted Trail of Laguna Niguel – October 27-29




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