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2017 Orange County
Halloween Celebrations

Haunted Houses, Halloween Parties, Trick-or-Treating, Day of the Dead Events & Fall Festivals!

** Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Aliso Viejo Anaheim
Brea Buena Park
Costa Mesa Cypress
Dana Point    Fullerton
Garden Grove Huntington Beach
Irvine Laguna Hills
Laguna Niguel La Habra
Lake Forest La Palma
Los Alamitos
Mission Viejo Newport Beach
Orange Rancho Santa Margarita
San Clemente Santa Ana
San Juan Capistrano
Stanton Tustin
Villa Park Westminster
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ALISO VIEJO

Renaissance ClubSport Halloween Event
Monday, October 30, 2017
6 - 8pm

Looking for a fun and safe place to go trick-or-treating in Orange County? Bring the entire family to the Club for "Spook-Tacular" trick-or-treating. Don't forget to dress in your costume! Be sure to stop by our photo station and use #spookyRCSAV17 to be entered to win a ghoulish prize.

All children must be accompanied by a parent. Event is Free for members! Non-Members: $10/Child.

LOCATION:
Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo
50 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

INFORMATION:
Sign up at the Kids World or contact Kim DiGiacomo at 949/330-5558 or email

Aliso Viejo Library Spooktacular
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
5-6 pm

Buster Balloon, Crafts, Treats & Fun! Come dressed in your spooktacular costume.

Located in library Community Room. No registration required.

Event flyer

LOCATION:
Aliso Viejo Library
1 Journey
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

INFORMATION:
949-360-1730

ANAHEIM

Motel 6 Feet Under - Haunted House in Anaheim
October 6-November 4, 2017
Wednesdays - Sundays

Are you ready for the SCARIEST haunted house in Orange County!? If you are, then step inside Motel 6 Feet Under - and get lost! This haunted maze is sure to frighten even the most seasoned of Halloween veterans, with state-of-the-art props and animatronics around every corner, a dedicated staff of haunting ghouls and just a touch of magic!

What's better than being scared silly? Supporting a good cause while doing so! Motel 6 Feet Under is a non-profit which benefits the local community, and is partnered with BOO! (Building Occupational Opportunities) which benefits local under-served adults by providing theatrical arts and construction training.

LOCATION:
Business Expo Center
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA 92805

Anaheim Plaza - Halloween Trick or Treat
Saturday, October 28, 2017
11am - 1pm

Free Fun Family Event! Hosted by Anaheim Plaza, this event is for the whole family and will include face painting, balloon artist and a kid friendly DJ plus, Trick or Treat event featuring free candy distributed by participating stores and restaurants. Look for the Trick or Treat Here sign displayed in participating store and restaurant windows.

Free Trick or Treat bag and flashlight for the first 100 kids! While supplies last. Must be wearing a costume to participate.

LOCATION:
Anaheim Plaza Food Court
N. Euclid St. & Santa Ana Frwy.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 28, 2017

The Halloween Parade has been an Anaheim tradition since 1924, when baseball legend Babe Ruth was honored as the Grand Marshal of the celebration.

The Fall Festival features game and food booths, live entertainment, craft fair, haunted house, pumpkin patch, a children's costume contest and trick-or-treating. Food and craft booths are available for a nominal fee.

LOCATION:
Most events are held in Downtown Anaheim, at the Center Street Promenade

INFORMATION:
(714) 999-3456

Halloween Treat-or-Treating at Anaheim Town Square
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Kids Fun Zone: 11am - 3pm
Trick or Treat: 1-3pm

FREE Event! Activities include: Trick-or Treating, Free Craft, Face Painter, Balloon Artist, Train Rides, a Costume Contest and More!

LOCATION:
Anaheim Town Square
2180 East Lincoln Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

INFORMATION:
714.956.3411

BREA

Halloween Photo BOO!th
Saturday, October 28, 2017
12-2 pm

Make it creepy, make it scary or just make it fun! Snap a FREE digital pic at our Photo Booth in Center Court from 12PM-2PM on Saturday, October 28!

Located Lower Level in Center Court, behind the Center Court Elevator, next to Fountain

LOCATION:
Brea Mall, Center Court
1065 Brea Mall
Brea, CA 92821

Trick or Treating at the Mall
October 31, 2017
4-7 pm

Celebrate Halloween with Vampirina! Visit the Brea Mall on Halloween for a safe mall wide trick or treating where participating retailers hand out candy to those dressed in costume. Visit Guest Services before for a list of particpating retailers.

LOCATION:
Brea Mall
1065 Brea Mall
Brea, CA 92821

Kidz Block Party
October 31, 2017
5-9 pm

North Orange County's Largest Free Halloween Alternative Event at Downtown Brea.

Presented by The Cause Community Church featuring face painting, pony rides, games, bounce house, petting zoo,rock climbing wall, raffles, prizes, entertainment and free candy.

LOCATION:
Brea Downtown
E Birch St and S Brea Blvd
Brea, CA 92821

BUENA PARK

Pirate's Dinner Adventure presents "VAMPIRATE'S"
Starts October 3, 2017

Care to join the VamPirates…. As Dinner?

Back by popular demand, Pirate's Dinner Adventure's Halloween-themed show, "VamPirate's" will return this October! Come celebrate at Treasure Bay's Annual Masquerade Ball with vampire hunters Randolph & Kate. They are there to forewarn guests of the dangers lurking in the haunted Secret Cove. Unfortunately, their cries of despair go unheard, as Captain Sebastian the Black and his horde of Vampire Pirates crash the Ball and take Randolph and Kate captive. The VamPirates take them aboard their ghostly ship, where they will prepare them as their midnight snack! Will Randolph and Kate escape the perils of the VamPirates appetite? Find out this October at Pirate's Dinner Adventure. Ghouls and ghosts of all ages are encouraged to dress up in costume and participate in the costume contest where prizes will be awarded. (Costume contest only runs Saturday and Sunday)

LOCATION:
Pirate's Dinner Adventure
7600 Beach Blvd
Buena Park CA, 90620

INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS:
For reservations and showtimes, please call (714) 690-1497

Knott's Scary Farm
September 21 - October 31, 2017
select nights

Knott’s professional “scare-masters” transform the old Berry Farm into Knott’s Scary Farm for another year of the world’s first, biggest and most famous theme park Halloween event! Every year all 160-acres of Knott’s Berry Farm are transformed into your worst nightmare with themed mazes, live shows, and scare zones featuring hundreds of free-roaming monsters.

LOCATION:
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park CA, 90620

Knott's Spooky Farm
Saturdays & Sundays, Sept 30 - Oct 29, 2017
October 31, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Knott’s Berry Farm invites kids ages 3-11 to dress to impress in all their Halloween finery and come to 'Snoopy’s Costume Party' in Camp Snoopy. This daytime, non-scare celebration of cheer rather than fear is the social event of the season with shows, activities and of course, trick or treating.

Admission to Spooky Farm is included with your Knott's Berry Farm admission.

LOCATION:
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park CA, 90620

COSTA MESA

Pacific Symphony presents: 'Halloween Goes Hollywood'
October 21, 2017
10 am - 11:30 am

The 13th Annual Despicable Villains’ Choice Awards. Celebrate Halloween with a concert featuring such frightfully fun film music as “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars,” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Don’t forget to wear your costume — dress as your favorite despicable villain! Join in the fun at the interactive Musical Carnival in the concert hall lobby, where kids can test drive a musical instrument, meet the performers, and enjoy musical arts and crafts activities themed to the morning's concert. Activities begin at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. concertgoers and 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. concertgoers.

LOCATION:
Segerstrom Concert Hall
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

INFORMATION:
(714) 755-5799

Annual Trick or Treat Festival
October 29, 2017
9am - 2pm

The Orange County Market Place celebrates the Halloween season with its Annual Trick or Treat Festival in Costa Mesa. The first 500 kids to check in with them will receive a special prize! Costumes encouraged as you Trick-or-Treat around the Market Place, visiting participating vendors and concession stands for candy. Stick around for Halloween entertainment including stilt walkers, puppet shows, and face painting - all free to enjoy!

Park for free at Gate 2 or 10.

LOCATION:
Orange County Market Place/OC Fair & Event Center Lot A
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA

CYPRESS

City of Cypress Halloween Carnival October 31, 2017
6 pm

Family Games, Entertainment and Trick or Treat! Food will be sold for an additional cost at the event.

Admission $3 (cash only - children under 1 are no charge)

LOCATION:
Cypress Community Center
5700 Orange Ave

INFORMATION:
714-229-6780

DANA POINT

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt
October 21, 2017
6:30-8:30 pm

Don’t miss out on Doheny’s most festive event of the year! Bring your family and friends to celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment with good ole fashioned spookiness, arts and crafts, a fun zone, and an array of educational booths.

There is no charge for admission; however, a donation of one non-perishable per person is greatly appreciated. Don’t’ forget to dress up those little ones!

LOCATION:
Doheny State Beach, picnic sites A and B.

INFORMATION:
949-496-6172

Halloween Kids Boo Cruise
Friday, October 20, 2017
5-7 pm

Cruises every 20 minutes. This event is fun for the whole family and there will be a costume contest on every cruise! Be sure to dressed in your best Halloween attire and get there early as this is a really popular event!

$5 per person (proceeds benefit Special Fishies: Aquatic Freedom and Education which in turns gives it back in scholarships to the special needs children in our community)

LOCATION:
Dana Wharf Sportfishing / Dana Point Harbor
34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point

INFORMATION:
949-496-5794

Spooky Seas - Haunted Tales at the Ocean Institute
Friday, October 27-28, 2017
6-9 pm

Navigate through the Ocean Institute's labs and ships that just might have a few unexpected visitors! This haunted adventure begins aboard the Brig Pilgrim, continues onto the historic Boathouse, and ends in a Mad Scientist lab! Activities in our Ocean Education Center are suitable for all ages, the Haunted Tour is suitable for those ages 8 and up.

Tickets: Tour & Activities: $10.00 adult/$7.00 per child ages 8-15
Activities Only: $5.00 per person.

LOCATION:
24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA

INFORMATION:
Tickets (Tickets are limited; please purchase in advance to ensure your fright night experience!)

Halloween Spooktacular & Moonlight Movie
Friday, October 27, 2017
3-9 pm

The City of Dana Point will be hosting spooky fun again this year.

Fun FREE activities for the whole family! At 3:00 pm the City of Dana Point will be hosting spooky fun at Lantern Bay Park. Halloween Carnival Games, Crafts, magic show, costume parade and more!

The night ends with a Spooky Family Film beginning at 7pm. Free popcorn, hot chocolate and treats

LOCATION:
Dana Point Community Center
34052 Del Obispo St.
Dana Point, California 92629

INFORMATION:
949-248-3530

FULLERTON

Haunted Fullerton Walking Tours
Wednesdays and Thursdays, Sept 27 through Nov 2, 2017
Mondays-Fridays, October 16-20 & 23-27
6 pm

Did you know Fullerton is one of the most haunted cities around? Ghosts are lurking at every corner. Take this tour and find out what businesses have pots and pans flying around after hours, what famous deceased Fullertonian makes an “appearance” now and then, enjoy some of Fullerton's history. These tours are a celebration of local legend while sharing stories of another facet of Fullerton’s history, particularly that of the downtown.

“Ghost hunters” should be prepared to walk approximately 1.5 miles (lasting about 2 ½ hours), and the tours will include climbing stairs. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sense of humor with them. The tour is not recommended for children under 13. $15 for museum members and $18 for the general public. Halloween tour is $20 for museum members and $25 for the general public

LOCATION:
Meet at Fullerton Museum

RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION:
(714) 738-6545
It's strongly advised to get your registrations in early

Night of the Living Dead
October 6-29, 2017

The zombie classic that started it all! A true cult classic - and one of the scariest movies of all time. The dead are walking, and hunger for human flesh. A group of panicked survivors are barricaded in a deserted farmhouse while the army of flesh-eating zombies hovers outside their door. This Halloween experience the bone-chilling terror on STAGE!

Warning - graphic violence, recommended for older audience.

LOCATION:
Maverick Theatre
110 E. Walnut
Fullerton

INFORMATION HOTLINE:
714-526-7070

Myth and Lore of Wolves
October 31, 2017
5-6 pm

Wolves are woven within the stories of many cultures across the globe. Come learn of legendary lupines such as Fenrir, Asena, Sirius, and even creatures such as Skinwalkers and Werewolves. From the Creation of the first people to the impending rise of Ragnarok, wolves have been a keystone which have helped rewrite our perceptions of the world and reshaped the environment. Join the Ambassador Wolves of Project Wildsong for an exciting evening centered around the "Myth and Lore of Wolves"-- an exclusive Howl-o-ween presentation!

Cost: $5/members; $10/non-members. All proceeds benefit the Fullerton Arboretum's education programs.

LOCATION:
Fullerton Arboretum
1900 Associated Rd.
Fullerton, CA

INFORMATION HOTLINE:
714-526-7070

GARDEN GROVE

Jack O’Lantern Jamboree
Saturday, October 28, 2017
2-5 pm

Sponsored by the city’s Community Services Department, the event will feature spooky train, carnival games, crafts, bounce houses, goodies, and more! Pumpkins available for sale at the Pumpkin Patch.

Must buy tickets before this event! - Admission is $8 per person (children 2 and under are free) and event is limited to the first 300 children. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

LOCATION:
Atlantis Play Center
13630 Atlantis Way
Garden Grove, CA 92844

RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION:
To order by phone or for more information, call the Garden Grove Community Services Department at (714) 741-5200.

Trunk-or-Treat
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church hosts this event every year. A safe Halloween event with trick or treating, games and meal. Kids come in costume and there will be photo opportunities.

LOCATION:
King of Kings Lutheran Church and School
13431 Newhope St
Garden Grove, CA 92843

INFORMATION:
714-530-6584

HUNTINGTON BEACH

Happy Hallowiener Doggy Dress Up & Races and Kids Costume Day - Huntington Beach
October 29, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Doggy Dress Up & Kid Costume Party to celebrates Halloweiner & the last day of Kinderfest! There will be a Best Doggie and Kid Costume Contest on that day from 2pm-4pm, Kinderfest runs until 7:30 pm. It's a great family day! The kids can enjoy the dog races, carnival games, face painting, a bouncy house, DoDo the chicken, and join everyone on the dance floor for everyones favorite song, the Chicken Dance.

While the kids are having fun, the adults can enjoy the the great selection of German Beers and menu options which include some amazing sausages you'll love.

Adults: $7 / Kids 6-12: $3 / Under 5 is FREE!

LOCATION:
Old World Village
7561 Center Ave.
Huntington Beach

Main Street Halloween Fest
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
4 - 8:00 PM

For children of all ages, this annual Halloween celebration comes courtesy of the Downtown Business Improvement District. The spooky festivities include a pony rides, petting zoo, costume contests and more.

LOCATION:
Downtown Huntington Beach
Main Street and 5th Street by Pacific Coast Highway

INFORMATION:
(714) 536-8300

IRVINE

THE RiDE 7D
Get Your Spook On October 1-31, 2017
Sunday - Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 11pm

Three Spooky rides for one low price of $25 per person.

Forbidden Mine The RiDE: An ancient mine taken over by some evil force that claimed it as its lair for himself and his minions. The old miner wants our help to recover his mine. He says there is danger. Ghosts, ghouls, mummies, and even worse? Ah! They are just exaggerated stories from the old miner, right?

Zombies The RiDE: You just graduated from the police academy. Your first night of patrol. It's a stormy night. Just need to investigate this traffic accident. You will need to be lightning fast and think on your feet if you want to make it through your first night of work!

Werewolves The RiDE: London. Turn of the century. A poisonous gas unleashed into the air is turning men and women into ferocious werewolves. The city is being decimated as the creatures gain in numbers. Chaos reigns in this adrenaline-charged ride as we fight off the beasts that hunt us down and purge the city of their creator

LOCATION:
630 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

INFORMATION:
949-769-6772

Boot Hill
October 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29, 2017 (closed on Halloween)
7 - 10pm

An elaborate yard display in Irvine, BOOT HILL rises from the fog each year to inhabit the residence at 16 Goldenrod. The unearthly spirits from the Old West town of Bridgewood will materialize for EIGHT haunting nights, transforming the residence at 16 Goldenrod into the old church and cemetary that once occupied this hallowed ground. Come if you dare... but beware the ghost of Jedediah Smith, as he has been known to roam the decaying grounds of Boot Hill, exacting revenge on all who cross his path!

Free to all, donations are accepted with proceeds going to CHOC, Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

LOCATION:
16 Goldenrod
Irvine, CA

INFORMATION:
818-633-0300

Spooktacular Fun Days
October 14-15, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m

Enjoy traditional family-friendly fall activities such as a pumpkin patch, treats, games, crafts, gourmet food trucks and much more. Come in costume!

Tickets for children 12 and younger are $5 plus food donation; space is limited. Tickets will be released in early September. Adult tickets and parking are free. (Tickets are now sold out for this event - please check website to confirm).

LOCATION:
The Great Park
5 Freeway and Sand Canyon
Irvine

UCI Illuminations presents: Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber - A Halloween Dance Party
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:30-9 p.m.

Founded by Village Voice icon Greg "Ionman" Tate and co-led with Dayton Ohio groove bassist Jared Michael Nickerson since 1999, Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber aka The Burnt Sugar Arkestra is a sprawling band of musicians whose prodigious personnel allows to freely juggle a wide swath of the experimental soul-jazz-hip hop spectrum.

Free admission with registration

LOCATION:
Winifred Smith Hall
UC Irvine, CA

Fall Fest - Hosted by Compass Bible Church
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6-9pm

For the past 12 years, FALL FEST has become a favorite event for families to enjoy on Halloween night. Costumes are welcomed...and encouraged. But please, for the sake of our younger guests NO SCARY COSTUMES.

The event is free, along with rides, games and candy. There will be small charge for food, so please bring cash (credit cards will be accepted with a small add’l charge).

LOCATION:
Compass Bible Church
140 Columbia in Aliso Viejo - There will be PLENTY OF PARKING and an event drop off zone available onsite.

Trick-Or-Treat Through the City - Irvine
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
11 am - 4 pm

Pirates, Ghosts, & Princesses Pretty! Come Trick-Or-Treating at Pretend City! On Halloween, we are having a special trick-or-treat extravaganza for all our friends! Stop by the museum and take part in our Halloween Bug Bash as well as trick-or-treat at different stations through the city! We will surely have a ghouly good time!

Fee is included with museum admission

LOCATION:
Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

LAGUNA HILLS

A Ghostly Affair
October 28, 2017
5:30-7:00 pm

For ages 6 and under. Dress up in your favorite costume and join us for an afternoon of hair-raising fun. Our Ghostly Affair includes exciting games, terrific trick-or-treating, tons of prizes and plenty of opportunities for great pictures-so don't forget your camera. $5 per child.

A'Maze'ingly Haunted Hills
October 28, 2017
8:30-10 pm

For ages 7 & older. It's the only night of the year when Laguna Hills is haunted. This frightful maze will send shivers down your spine. This event is recommended for the brave only. $10 per person.

LOCATION:
Laguna Hills Community Center
25555 Alicia Pkwy
Laguna Hills, CA

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Haunted Trails
Saturday, October 28, 2017
6:30-10pm

Mysteriously in the night, a tent appeared at Crown Valley Park with a sign posted: Carnivale Opening Soon! Guests will be escorted in groups through a series of mazes and tents with scenes such as: Freak Show, Fortune Teller, Spider Maze, and Clown Alley, which are sure to AMAZE & TERRIFY all who dare to visit the annual Haunted Trails event!

This is a VERY SCARY event and not recommended for children under 8 years of age. $13 pre-sale at CVP starting Oct. 23; $15 at event

LOCATION:
Crown Valley Community Park
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, Location at the entrance to the Community Park on the emergency road.

INFORMATION:
949-425-5100

Yappy Howl-O-Ween
Thursday, October 26, 2017
4 to 7 p.m.

Yappy Howl-O-Ween is the chance for pups to strut their stuff in their favorite costume. A panel of judges will determine which canine will take home the prize in the costume categories of Dynamic Duo, Most Creative, Cute and Cuddly and, of course, Best in Show. First place prize in each category is a hand-painted dog bowl by Debby Carman of FauxPaw Productions.

Donation to enter the costume contest is $10 per canine per category.

LOCATION:
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629

LA HABRA

Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza
Saturday, October 28, 2017
3-7 pm

You are invited to a Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza presented by 7-11 and the City of La Habra. There will be a pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, food, DJ, games, crafts, and family fun.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Register as soon as possible at 7-Eleven, on the Southwest Corner of La Habra Blvd. & Euclid Street, 100 West La Habra Blvd., La Habra.

LOCATION:
Portola Park
301 Euclid Street
La Habra

Children's Museum Mini Monsters Bash
October 31, 2017
10 am - 12 pm

Calling all little monsters for this annual Halloween event! A Halloween bash featuring games, crafts, and a mini-maze! Little ones and their adults are encouraged to dress in costume! Free to CMLH Members and visitors with paid admission.

LOCATION:
Children's Museum at La Habra
301 South Euclid Street
La Habra

INFORMATION:
Please call 562-905-9793 for reservations

LAKE FOREST

Haunt at Heritage Hill
October 13-14, 2017
6-10 pm

Haunted House, Mazes, Goblins, Music, Stage Performances, Classic Horror Movie Screening. Wear your costume and come be part of this scary tradition.

Recommended for 12 years and older. Admission is $8 per person.

LOCATION:
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA

INFORMATION:
(949)923-2230

LA PALMA

Halloween Carnival
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

This yearly spooktacular event features a fabulous COSTUME CONTEST for ghouls and boys with special prizes in each age division! This year’s Halloween spookfest will feature carnival games, an area for children under the age of 5 to play games, and those who dare to find their way through a maze.

Free event. This event will be canceled in the event of rain.

LOCATION:
Central Park
La Palma

INFORMATION:
For more information, please call the La Palma Recreation and Community Services Department at (714) 690-3350.

LOS ALAMITOS

Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 28, 2017
5-7:30 pm

The Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department is proud to bring back the second annual Trunk-or-Treat event. Held at Little Cottonwood Park, the FREE event will offer trunk-or-treating, treasure hunting, games, costume contests and more! Be sure to dress in your Halloween best and bring a bag for all of your loot!

Cost: FREE (food available for purchase)

LOCATION:
Little Cottonwood Park
4000 Farquhar Ave
Los Alamitos CA 90720

INFORMATION:
562-430-1073

Los Alamitos Race Course Halloween Carnival
October 28, 2017
6-10 pm

Los Alamitos Race Course will host its annual Halloween Carnival with proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress, California. The Carnival will feature a fun-filled evening of activities for the entire family, beginning at approximately 6 p.m. and it includes its popular costume contest. The Halloween Carnival is held in conjunction with the live horseracing program.

Admission is only $3 and kids 17 and under are admitted FREE. Free general parking.

LOCATION:
Los Alamitos Race Course
4961 Katella Ave

INFORMATION:
714-820-2800

MISSION VIEJO

Hometown Halloween
October 28, 2017
4-7 pm

Celebrate this fall holiday in glowing style with themed carnival games, crafts, music and much more from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Then from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, it's fun or fright as you travel through the glowing haunted maze.

LOCATION:
Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo

NEWPORT BEACH

Halloween Extravaganza
October 31, 2017
4-5:30 pm

Trick-or-treat at Newport Beach Public Library!

Calling all little ghouls and goblins for a fun-filled Halloween extravaganza. At the library, they’ll have not-so-scary stories, Halloween crafts and yummy treats. Finish the evening with trick-or-treating around the library. Don’t forget to wear your costume!

LOCATION:
Central Library Children's Room
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, California

ORANGE

Irvine Park Railroad - Pumpkin Patch
September 16 – October 31, 2017

Irvine Park Railroad's annual pumpkin patch is fun for the entire family! The pumpkin patch opens daily at 10:00 am beginning September 16th through October 31st. Activities include train rides, hay rides, a haunted house, a hay maze, pony rides, a moon bounce, panning for gold, face painting, picture stands, the Orange County Zoo, and a lot more. Admission into the pumpkin patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary. Additional activities inside of the park include Irvine Park Rentals' paddle boats and Wheel Fun Rentals® bikes (single surrey bikes, deuce coupes, choppers, beach cruises and more), the Orange County Zoo and pony rides. School and group discounts available for Pumpkin Patch tours.

LOCATION:
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Road, Orange

Halloween Animal Art Preschool Program - Halloween Toddler Program
October 11, 13, 17, 20, 2017

Come learn about creatures that are associated with Halloween! Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts, and meeting zoo animals up close! Ages: 3-4 years old only. Parent must accompany child for duration of program.

Event Fee: $5.00 (includes ONE parent)
Parking Fee: Irvine Park entry fee is $3 per car weekdays & $5 per car weekends

LOCATION:
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869

INFORMATION:
Special Instructions: PHONE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call 714-973-6846 to register. Please note spaces fill quickly for toddler classes.

Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival
October 26, 2017
4:00 PM-7:00 PM

The streets surrounding the Old Towne Plaza are closed off to traffic and Old Towne merchants decorate their shops and local non-profit groups provide delicious food items and tasty treats for a nominal charge.

Fun activities include games, trick or treating, a costume parade, and entertainment for participants of all ages. (Parents please leave masks and pets at home)

LOCATION:
Old Towne Orange Plaza Area
Chapman Ave. & Glassell

INFORMATION:
Orange Special Event Hotline (714) 744-7293

Halloween Zoo-tacular!
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10 am - 4 pm

Halloween fun at the OC Zoo! Activities include trick-or-treating, kids crafts, a scavenger hunt (12 and under), and fun games! First 100 children in costume receive a free gift! Come see the zoo animals receive treat-filled pumpkins throughout the day. Reservations are not needed.

Fee: Free with paid zoo admission ($2 per person, ages 2 & under are free). Parking: $5 per vehicle.

LOCATION:
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869

INFORMATION:
(714) 973-6847

Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival

Celebrate Day of the Dead at Moreno's Restaurant during their three day event featuring Danzantes Del Sol. Veracruz Music, Ballet Folklorico & Mariachi.

Have your face painted for the tradition plus candies for the kids

LOCATION:
Moreno's Restaurant
4328 E. Chapman Ave
Orange, Ca 92869

INFORMATION:
For more information call 714-639-2181

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

Fall Family Festival
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy Spooktacular fun for the entire family at the Fall Family Festival, sponsored in partnership with SAMLARC and the City of Rancho Santa Margarita.

Trick-or-Treat in a fun and safe environment, enjoy multiple inflatables and bounce houses, partake in the costume contest and join the child and pet costume parade while you listen to music and play games. Capture memories at our festive photo backdrop and purchase refreshments throughout the event from local vendors.

Entrance is complimentary for SAMLARC members. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bags to fill at the booths around the park!

LOCATION:
Central Park
30842 La Miranda
Rancho Santa Margarita

SAN CLEMENTE

Casa Creepy: Haunted House
October 27, 28 & 31, 2017
7-9 pm

Have you ever wondered if Casa Romantica is haunted? Yes, it is! CASA CREEPY: HAUNTED HOUSE is one of the most fun and unique haunted houses for families in south Orange County. Encounter ghosts, mummies, and creepy-crawly surprises around every corner during spooky tours of our historic 1927 home. Period films such as Nosferatu and vintage-themed special effects will ‘reel’ in the whole family, and candy and refreshments will be available.

$12 general adult admission, $5 for ages 12 and under

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is a nonprofit 501(c3) cultural center and is the historic home of the founder of the City of San Clemente. Casa Romantica provides year-round programs for all ages in arts, music, history and horticulture.

LOCATION:
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672

INFORMATION:
(949) 498-2139

Spooky San Clemente
October 28, 2017
4-7 pm

Attention all ghosts and goblins! Join us at Spooky San Clemente for scary fun and hours of fright including a haunted maze, a mystical magic show, a costume contest and parade, a movie on the lawn, and ghostly games.

The Downtown Business Association and local shops will be open for “Treat Street” down Avenida Del Mar. Activity wristbands will be available for purchase for $5 at the event. This is a family-friendly Halloween celebration!

LOCATION:
Community Center
100 N. Calle Seville
San Clemente, California 92672

City of San Clemente Pumpkin Splash
Monday, October 30, 2017
3-6 pm

Free event for all ages - event includes a poolside pumpkin patch, spook-tacular music, pumpkin games, and more!

Each participant will take home an orange floating friend of their choosing.

LOCATION:
Ole Hanson Beach Club
105 W. Avenida Pico
San Clemente, California 92672

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Ghosts and Legends Tour
October 27-28, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Get in the spirit of Halloween by joining the Historical Society Walking Tour Guides on a spooky walking tour of Los Rios Street, the oldest residential neighborhood in California. Be prepared for creepy tales of big black dogs, strange monks who have lost their heads, ghostly tales about a lady in white who have all been seen in this area.

Ghost Walk Tours are conducted each night at 6:30, 7:00, and 7:30 pm. The cost is $10.00 per adult, and $5.00 per child. The tour is not suitable for small children.

LOCATION:
O'Neill Museum / Historical Society
31831 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA

SANTA ANA

Discovery CubePresents: Spooky Science
September 30 - October 31, 2017

Calling all ghouls and goblins, it’s a new kind of back to school! This year’s Spooky Science will be hosting the Monster Academy where students will learn hair-raising science lessons from the some of the world’s most famous monsters.

Throughout the month of October, Discovery Cube invites guests to visit Frankenstein’s laboratory where he’s sure to spark amazement with his new Van de Graaff generator, spend time making your very own slime and to join in on the Monster Academy Talent Show where each monster will be showcasing their hidden science talents!

LOCATION:
Discovery Cube
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

INFORMATION:
714-542-2823

BOO at the Zoo
October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2017
5:30 - 8 pm

This family-friendly costumed extravaganza will bring FUN, SAFE, trick-or-treating in a "Merry not Scary" Zoo atmosphere, with educational animal presentations, storytelling, and entertainment throughout the evening, with a grand finale costume parade!

For the older kids, there's also "Teen Scream," a haunted house filled with thrills and chills. This ghoulish attraction has a separate entrance, but is included with the price of admission.

LOCATION:
Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E. Chestnut Ave

INFORMATION:
714-953-8555

STANTON

Halloween Fun with Family and Friends
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Join the fun as the annual Halloween Fun with Family and Friends is conducted the Saturday prior to Halloween. This special event is open to ghosts and goblins of all ages and will feature games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag!

LOCATION:
Stanton Park
7800 Katella Avenue

INFORMATION:
For additional information please call 714-890-4270

TUSTIN

Halloween Howl
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Costume contests, family entertainment, carnival games, prizes and candy. Hosted by City of Tustin Parks & Recreation

LOCATION:
Columbus Tustin Activity Center
17522 Beneta Way (Corner of Irvine Blvd & Prospect)

INFORMATION:
(714) 573-3009

VILLA PARK

Halloween Fest
Monday, October 30, 2017

The night before Halloween, the VP Towne Center suddenly becomes the happy haunting grounds for young ghosts, goblins, a few pirates, some skeletons, and lots of princesses who have escaped from their local castles.

Costumed children will have the opportunity to visit local merchants for treats throughout the Towne Centre. There will also be hayrides, a coloring contest, food, commemorative photos and pumpkin carving.

LOCATION:
Villa Park Towne Centre

INFORMATION:
(714) 998-1500

WESTMINSTER

The Pumpkin Factory at Westminster Mall
October

Visit the Pumpkin Factory for all your pumpkin needs! Check ou the HUGE selection of pumpkins if all shapes and sizes while the kids play the carnival games, rides, and visit the petting zoo!

LOCATION:
Westminster Mall

INFORMATION:
(714) 483-9211

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