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Halloween Parties

The Wickedest Gatherings in San Diego

Halloween is upon us and it's time to leave the trick-or-treating to the kids. This Halloween leave your lair to roam the streets and clubs of San Diego and have a ball at the wickedest Halloween parties in town.

*Please note, events are subject to change and cancellation. Please confirm the event information by visiting the event website.

HALLO-WINE AND SPIRITS PARTY

Tricks and Treats for Big Kids

Villains in the Village!

When: October 23, 2021
We dare you to try and keep your wits about you while strolling through the treelined streets of Third Avenue Village in Chula Vista. Over 20 nefarious characters and uncanny activities will torment and trick thrill seekers of all ages.  

2021 Halloween at San Diego Zombie Crawl

When: October 28-30, 2021
San Diego's Halloween Club Celebration is back this October with 3 days of costume insanity, DJ, live music, dining and entertainment during a self-guided party hop in downtown Gaslamp Quarter!

Nightmare on Normal Street

When: October 29, 2021
Guaranteed to be a fang-tastic evening filled with ghouls, goblins, monsters and spine chilling scares. You won't want to miss this year's Nightmare on Normal Street.

Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

When: October 30, 2021
For one day only, the streets of Downtown San Diego will be transformed into a gourd-geous mecca of all things nonsensical as misfits unite to celebrate brews, boos and beats.

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park

Haunted Houses and Tours

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour

When: August 31 - October 31, 2021
Dying to take a ride on the dark side? Join us for a spirited & entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past! Travel back in time with us and learn about the spirits of notorious wild characters like gunslingers, gamblers, and ladies of the night who lived and died in San Diego.

Haunted Happenings Tour

When: September 3 - Ongoing
Learn the official account of Kate Morgan’s 1892 visit to The Del and why her spirit never left in this 45-minute ghostly tour of the resort. Walk in Kate’s footsteps after dark as you uncover the mystery of her death, other spirits who haunt the hotel and ghostly guest encounters.
Note: Haunted Happenings Tour is designed for kids 10 and older.

SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream

When: September 17 - October 31, 2021
There’s a new terror in town, and it’s got a killer smile. For the first time ever, Howl-O-Scream has arrived to transform the peaceful SeaWorld San Diego park you once knew into something sinister. When night falls and a carnival of horrifying creatures surrounds you, just try to put on a happy face.

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park

When: September 24 - October 31, 2021
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park is a stroll you will never forget. As you walk the mile-long Trail, spine-tingling sights and sounds will leave you trembling. 

The Haunted Hotel

When: October 1-31, 2021
The Haunted Hotel is packed full of spine-tingling, heart-pounding effects that are so real they will keep you screaming for your life!

Haunted Harvest

When: October 2-30, 2021
Special evenings in October at Fort Cross will entail some seasonal spooky fun, if you dare... with Jug Band Music, Hoedown, Ghost Stories, and Haunted Hayrides. 

Whaley House

When: Anticipated reopening Fall 2021
Step into one of America's Most Haunted Houses and immediately feel a chill! See something out of the corner of your eye that you can't explain? Hear the sound of a ball bouncing off the wall but don't see it? This October, the Whaley House will be offering extended hours and the chance for you to have an actual paranormal encounter.

 

 

*Please note, events are subject to change and cancellation. Please confirm the event information by visiting the event website.

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The Disturbance created by The Haunted Hotel

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Villains in the Village!

Oct 23, 2021

We dare you to try and keep your wits about you while strolling through the treelined streets of Third Avenue Village. Over 20 nefarious characters and uncanny activities will torment and trick thrill seekers of all ages.

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Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour

Aug 31 - Oct 31, 2021

Dying to take a ride on the dark side? Join us for a spirited & entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past! Travel back in time with us and learn about the spirits of notorious wild characters like gunslingers, gamblers, and ladies of the night who lived and died in San Diego. You’ll start the tour with a ride in our special all-black “doom buggies”, spirited away to Pioneer Park in Mission Hills where things are not always what they seem. The tour continues to El Campo Cemetery in Old Town, one of the oldest burial grounds in San Diego, where you’ll be chilled to the bone with tales from beyond the grave.

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Kids Go Free to SeaWorld Spooktacular

SeaWorld San Diego
Valid: Sep 18 - Oct 31, 2021

Get your kids’ costumes ready, because kids go FREE (1 per paid adult) to SeaWorld Spooktacular through October 31, 2021! Enjoy an exciting trick-or-treating candy trail, fall-flavored food...

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