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Halloween Parties

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.

HALLO-WINE AND SPIRITS PARTY

Tricks and Treats for Big Kids

Villains in the Village!

When: October 19, 2019
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. 

San Diego Halloween Pub Crawl

When: October 25, 2019
Show your wristband at over 10 different bars and nightclubs for free entry and exclusive drink specials including free welcome shots at select venues. No schedule – you and friends roam the streets at your own pace and party non-stop all night.

San Diego Zombie Crawl Gaslamp Takeover

When: October 25-31, 2019
If you love Halloween, dining and the nightlife, do not miss San Diego's #1 Halloween Celebration! Your San Diego Zombie Crawl ticket includes a guided route, 25+ premier club admissions, welcome shots + food and beverage specials in the Gaslamp.

WCKD Village

When: October 26, 2019
After 19 years of unleashing the darkest of festivals, Monster Halloween Bash is getting WCKD. Six blocks will be transformed as a WCKD Village descends upon East Village. Stumble upon four radical concert stages featuring an eclectic lineup of hip-hop, open format, EDM and deep house.  

Hallo-wine and Spirits Party

When: October 26, 2019
Celebrate Halloween at San Diego's famous haunted hotel. Don your best costume and join us for the 9th annual, adults-only, Hallo-wine and Spirits Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats and dancing until you drop at the Hotel Del Del Coronado! 

Nightmare on Normal Street

When: October 26, 2019
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. 

91x & Z90 Halloween Boo's Cruise

When: October 27, 2019
2.5 hour cruise includes cocktails and snacks available for purchase, DJ entertainment featuring D-Rock from Z90 & Zach from 91X, costume contest with prizes (so dress to impress!), and ever-changing bay views.

Halloween Cruise on Mission Bay

When: October 31, 2019
Celebrate Halloween with a spooky party cruise on the sparkling waters of Mission Bay, with multiple floors of drink specials, live DJs, and lighted dance floors, accompanied by stunning views of the bay. 

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park

Haunted Houses and Tours

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour

When: August 14 - October 31, 2019
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: August 15 - October 31, 2019
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.

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park

When: September 27 - November 2, 2019
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 SCREAM ZONE AT THE DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS

When: September 27 - November 2, 2019  
San Diego County's largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests to be found in the dark corners of Southern California. We invite you to be our guests, that is, if you have the nerve!

The Haunted Hotel

When: October 4 - November 2, 2019
The Haunted Hotel is packed full of spine-tingling, heart-pounding effects that are so real they will keep you screaming for your life!

Paranormal Investigation at the Davis-Horton House

When: October 31, 2019
Legend has it that the boundary between this world and the next is thinnest on Halloween night. Join the Gaslamp Museum for an extra special paranormal investigation and see for yourself!

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Downtown After Sundown

During the day San Diego's lifestyle might revolve around the beaches and outdoor recreation, but after dark the city comes alive in sizzling nightclubs where live music and hot DJs turn up the volume on a crowd that knows how to party.

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Bars and Lounges

From upscale to dive bars - find your perfect watering hole. San Diego's bars are as diverse as the neighborhoods that surround them and a great place to sip and socialize with locals.

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

San Diego's meteoric rise as a craft beer capital has added an exciting element to the community, with more than 150 breweries, plus brew pubs and tasting rooms scattered across the county.

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Award-Winning Restaurants

Bring your curiosity and a big appetite. For food lovers, what you eat can be just as important as what you do on your vacation. San Diego's culinary community understands this passion and delivers.

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Find Your Halloween Fun

Mild autumn breezes in San Diego usually echo the region's welcoming spirit, but as the end of October approaches a spooky wind sweeps in and strange things begin to go bump in the night. From family-friendly fright fests and historically-haunted tours, to terror-filled scream zones and wild, trick-or-treat parties, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls and kids of all ages.

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Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

The wait leading up to chocolate bliss can be torture, but there are plenty of fun ways to celebrate the spooktacular Halloween fun in San Diego throughout the month of October!

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Haunted Houses, Trails and Hotels

As the days grow shorter and the weather grows colder, our dearly (and not-so-dearly) departed rise again for their unwelcome annual visit. If you're brave or foolish enough to greet them in person, head out to one of these haunted houses and trails throughout San Diego county.

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Pumpkin Patches

Fall in San Diego means warm days, cool nights, Halloween fun and, of course, pumpkin patches! Browse the list below to find the perfect pumpkin patch near you.

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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Oct 26, 2019

The region’s largest free Halloween carnival celebrates its 11th year of providing families a fun, safe, and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on October 26, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., features dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks. Participating museums also offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.

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Trick-or-Treat on India Street

Oct 25, 2019

This fun and safe Halloween event makes it possible for urban families to enjoy authentic trick-or-treating fun as Little Italy businesses along historic India Street open their doors to give out candy and Halloween treats.

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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019

Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Oceanography scientists and search the exhibits for unusual underwater creatures rarely seen at Birch Aquarium. Discover a sea of glowing monsters (big and small), get sticky with slime, enjoy spooky stories, and boo-gie down to live music, all while having a monstrously good time. Recommended for ages 2+.


*This is a special after-hours event. You will need to purchase a separate ticket for the special event. The aquarium closes between 5 and 6 p.m. General admission discounts and coupons do not apply. Kids Free in October coupons cannot be used for this event.

**Member discount is available only for pre-purchase tickets, which are sold online. Member guest passes cannot be used for Haunted Aquarium.

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2019 Halloween Spooktacular

Sep 21 - Oct 27, 2019

Our Halloween Spooktacular is our biggest fall festival, with weekends brimming with family fun. Catch spooky live shows, join in on Halloween activities and let the little ones trick-or-treat throughout the park in a safe, family-friendly environment.

This popular event is included with park admission, and takes place every Saturday and Sunday from September 21 through October 27, 2019.

 

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San Diego Nightlife

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Downtown After Sundown

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Bars and Lounges

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Discover San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

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Award-Winning Restaurants

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Spooky Spots

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Find Your Halloween Fun

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Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

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Haunted Houses, Trails and Hotels

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Pumpkin Patches

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Eerie Events

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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Oct 26, 2019
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Trick-or-Treat on India Street

Oct 25, 2019
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Birch Aquarium’s Haunted Aquarium:Sea Monster Mash

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019
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2019 Halloween Spooktacular

Sep 21 - Oct 27, 2019
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$5 Off: 2019 Scream Zone "Triple Haunt" Ticket

Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA
Valid: Sep 29 - Oct 31, 2019

The Scream Zone 's "Triple Haunt" combo ticket includes admission to the House of Horror ,  Haunted Hayride and The Chamber !

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10% Off 2019 San Diego Zombie Crawl Pass

Gaslamp Event Management (GEM) - Club VIP SD - Downtown Dolls
Valid: Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2019

GET 10% OFF to the Annual San Diego Zombie Crawl, Fri. Oct 25 + Sat. Oct 26 + Thurs. Oct 31 + Fri. Nov 1 + Sat. Nov 2 SanDiegoZombieCrawl.NightOut.com This year, the fall festivities continue...

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Historic Balboa Theatre
Valid: Oct 25, 2019

Save $5 off select side balcony tickets with code ADVENTURE to Josh Gates Live! An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters & Tales of Adventure at Balboa Theatre on Friday, October 25, 2019.

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