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NOW OPEN: Roger’s Gardens is a unique shopping destination for creatively curated Halloween décor and one-of-a-kind Halloween artisan pieces. Every inch of the boutique features curated items highlighting this year's theme of 'Nightmare.'
SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 31: Visit the largest outdoor pumpkin patch in Southern California! Enjoy rides, slides, ponies, petting zoos, games, and food. Attractions include a corn maze, sunflower fields, cow coaster, mini ATVs, carousel, corn box, and lots more.
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 31: Have you ever picked your own pumpkin right out of the pumpkin patch? Tanaka Farms is one of the only farms in Orange County with a REAL pumpkin patch! There's lots of activities, from wagon rides to arts and crafts.
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 31: Enjoy the tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral, and pony rides. Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety of pumpkins and visit the nut farm store.
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 31: Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is back for the entire family! Enjoy many activities for kids of all ages. Enjoy a not-too-spooky haunted house, hay maze, hay pyramid, picture stands, and lots of other fun activities.
SEPTEMBER 24 - OCTOBER 21: Peltzer Pumpkin Farm offers gold mining, pony rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, tractor garden, and more.
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2: See hundreds of new vehicles, enjoy test drives, exotic gallery and family fun. Kids can participate in a scavenger hunt to win a remote control race car and test drive vehicles around a small race track.
SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 31: Howl-O-Scream has arrived to transform the peaceful SeaWorld San Diego park into something sinister featuring haunted houses, scare zones, roaming haunts, live entertainment, thrilling rides, and more. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1: Free Meet & Greet Upgrade Code (details inside)! Experience an evening of impossible illusions and spectacular special effects. The Champions Of Magic cast present incredible interactive magic, a daring escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction that has to be seen to be believed, levitation high above the stage and a finale beyond explanation.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 31: Walk through an interactive trail filled with thousands of hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins. Vast grounds of elaborate, larger-than-life pumpkin installations greet visitors as they walk around the history-filled ranch.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1: Enjoy live music, entertainment, vendor booths, car show, and a kids area featuring obstacle courses, rides, carnival games, stilt walkers, performers, magician, fire dancers, and more.
SEPTEMBER 8 - OCTOBER 31: Summon your scream squad to Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights with 8 haunted houses, the Terror Tram, scare zones, a live show and exhilarating attractions.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 31: Pa's Pumpkin Patch offers a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. Enjoy a snack bar, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 2: Taking place over three days, the Airshow delivers an action-packed lineup of events, from live music festivals on the beach and VIP offerings, to over-the-water aerobatic demonstrations from the world’s best display teams.
SEPTEMBER 22 - OCTOBER 31: The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows, and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park.
SEPTEMBER 30 & OCTOBER 7: Visit Stone Stoup Farm for a special tour to celebrate the autumn harvest and organic apple orchards. Activities include cider pressing, orchard and gardens tour, candle dipping, gemstone sluicing, children's play space, tomahawk practice, and more.
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 31: Little ghouls can trick-or-treat around the town of Calico’s shops and buildings to collect sweet treats from the friendly townsfolk plus enjoy even more kids' Halloween activities.
AUGUST 26 - OCTOBER 31: Experience what life was like for the pioneers of the American Frontier. The Farm Fair features haybale pulling, candle dipping, toy making, and corn maze.
SEPTEMBER 18 - NOVEMBER 27: Walk among spiders and their magnificent webs in this unique, open-air experience. Talk to educators and see enclosed habitats of tarantulas, wolf spiders, and jumping spider.
SEPTEMBER 10 - OCTOBER 31: SeaWorld Spooktacular features a trick-or-treat candy trail, Halloween dance party, meet a mermaid, hay maze, pumpkin hunt, and Día de los Muertos celebration.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 31: Meander through thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes in a charming farm atmosphere. Enjoy a host of Kiddie amusement rides, game booths, and activities.
SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 29: Enjoy homemade appetizers, hop on the hayride and take a trip in the countryside, participate in a variety of classic country contests, and be on the lookout for the Headless Horseman. It's a fun night of apple-bobbing, pie-eating contests, dancing, country music, and great food.
SEPTEMBER 24 - JANUARY 16: Children help Thomas and his friends solve a variety of challenges, from a simple sorting and shape identification activity to more complex engineering obstacles.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 31: Haunt O' Ween is an immersive family-friendly playground full of Halloween adventures and fun! Explore 150,000 sq. ft. full of trick-or-treating in the town, pumpkin picking and carving, face painting, performances, games, immersive Halloween-themed tunnels, a 40ft. carousel, and 35,000 pumpkins on display.
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 30: The pumpkin patch at Frosty's Forest is full of rides, activities, photo ops, 4-acre corn mazes, viewing zoo, concessions, sunflower labyrinth, corn cob beach, camel rides, and more.
SEPTEMBER 10 - OCTOBER 31: Get ready for family-friendly thrills by day and the scariest of frights by night! Explore haunted houses, scare zones, rides in the dark, live entertainment, and spooky sweets and eats.
OCTOBER 1: Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the cultures of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Indonesia with music, dance, and crafts.
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 30: Enjoy trick-or-treating around the park, Halloween-themed shows, the Sesame Street Halloween Parade, Dance Party, Spot-the-Ghost Scavenger Hunt, Sesame Street-themed dry and wet rides, games, and photo ops with everyone's favorite furry friends dressed up in costume.
OCTOBER 1-31: The farm will transform into a giant Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own & Fall Harvest experience filled with games, rides, photos ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands and more! Weekends will include all live entertainment.
SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 29 & 30: Brick-or-Treat features an all-new Monster Party with limited-time attractions, character meet and greets, costume contest, and trick-or-treating. Plus, don't miss the all-new 4D Movie: The Great Monster Chase.
WEEKENDS, SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 31: SeaWorld Spooktacular features a trick-or-treat candy trail, Halloween dance party, meet a mermaid, hay maze, pumpkin hunt, and Día de los Muertos celebration.
SATURDAY & SUNDAYS, NOW - DECEMBER 31, 2022: Have a blast making art from upcycled materials. Your table is stocked with curated recycled materials and "rediscovered" offcuts and scraps from local manufacturers, along with freshly sanitized crafting tools and kid-friendly fasteners.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1-2 : The public is invited to experience the battle re-enactment as well as many aspects of life during the 1800s; including, military encampments, vendors, music and dance. Children’s activities will include: corn husk doll making, tortilla making, cattle roping, adobe brick making and gold panning. The event is free.
SEPTEMBER 24 - OCTOBER 30: Visit Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures for their annual Autumn Jubilee featuring reptile interactions, hayride, cider pressing, hoedown, petting zoo, candle dipping, painting craft, and lots more!
OCTOBER 1: Activities include live music, dance and Shakespeare performances, crafts, historical demonstrations, interpretive programs, commemorative giveaways and more!
OCTOBER 1: Tickets include entrance to the Yanks Air Museum to tour historical aircrafts, rides for kids, special guest visits, and information for parents and children.
SEPTEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 27: It's a farmer's market meets street fair. Enjoy family games like giant Jenga and Connect Four, shop from vendors, slime making, axe throwing, Nerf court, live music, beer garden, and more.
OCTOBER 1: Cirque Mechanics’ ingenious contraptions, exhilarating acrobatics, and emotive storytelling return to CSULB stage for the third time in Zephyr! Always original and unconventional, Cirque Mechanics captures all the excitement of modern circus.
OCTOBER 2: Meet and get autographs from some of your favorite superstar authors and illustrators. Enjoy professional storytellers, family-friendly entertainment, food trucks, free admission and parking, and so much more.
OCTOBER 2: Kids get in free! Enjoy an instrument petting zoo, musical games and performances, arts and crafts, hula dancing, kid-friendly food trucks, and creative play! Family activities take place from 1-3pm and 4-5pm. Concert performance is from 3-4pm.
OCTOBER 2: Bring your team to the Annual Sandcastle Contest and have a great day at the beach! This year’s theme is “California Dreamin”
OCTOBER 2: Enjoy live performances, art making, face painting and more.
EVERY FIRST THURSDAY: The first Thursday of every month is Free Day. Admission is free of charge with advance reservation.
FIRST FRIDAYS: Experience Kidspace Children's Museum for free! Advanced reservations are required.
OCTOBER 7 - FEBRUARY 3: It's a farmer's market meets street fair. Enjoy family games, over 75 vendors, axe throwing, food trucks, live music, sweet treats, and more. Free.
OCTOBER 8-9: A fun-filled weekend for the entire family featuring live music and entertainment, a free Kids' Fun Zone, food booths, local vendors, and beer and wine garden.
SECOND SATURDAY, AUG 13 - DEC 10: Drop in for a free drawing lesson for all ages! Watch a selection of cartoons and learn how to draw a Looney Tunes character - a different one every session - taught by skilled teaching artists.
OCTOBER 10, NOVEMBER 11 & 21-23: Fall camps will be held during holidays and school breaks for children 6-14 years of age from 7am-6pm. Field trips, arts and crafts, games and more are included.
OCTOBER 14-16: Go on a thrilling adventure, as Peter fights to save the treasure, and comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Don't miss this imaginative backstory for Peter Pan and your favorite characters!
THIRD WEEKEND OF EVERY MONTH: The Orange County Model Engineers offer public ride days every third weekend of each month. To ride the trains, children must be able to walk and be at least 31" tall. A typical trip takes about 12 minutes and covers two loops of the park.
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