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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!

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

Fun for the Little Ones

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

When: September 22 - October 28, 2018
SeaWorld's 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.

LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

When: September 29 - October 27, 2018
Every Saturday night, LEGOLAND® California Resort creates Halloween excitement with live entertainment, character meet-and-greets, costume contests, and treat stations during extended Park open hours!

Boomont & Fall Fest

When: October 5 - November 30, 2018
Returning for its 6th season, Boomont & Fall Fest rises from the dusk as Belmont Park transforms with festive thrills and chills, offering Halloween and Fall-themed festivities for guests of all ages in October and November.

Haunted Harvest

When: October 6-27, 2018
Haunted Hayride, Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest, Apple Bobbing Contest, Harvest Hoedown with Jug Band, Apple Cider Pressing and Tasting.

HauntFest on Main

When: October 19, 2018
HauntFest on Main is an exciting family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon with a pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more!

Villains in the Village!

When: October 20, 2018
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.

Trick-or-Treat on India Street

When: October 26, 2018
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.

HalGLOWeen at the San Diego Zoo

When: October 26-28, 2018
With extended hours to 8:00 PM, HalGLOWeen will feature exciting Halloween entertainment, including a DJ spinning tunes for everyone to dance to among bursts of bubbles, glowing “Boolahoops,” exciting entertainment, special treats, Halloween-themed music, and more!

Lions Tigers & Bears Spooky Campover

When: October 26-27, 2018
Enjoy a wild and ghoulish night under the stars with the rescued exotic animals of Lions Tigers & Bears. Enjoy pumpkin carving (don’t forget your pumpkin), s’mores by the campfire, a costume contest and a special feeding visit to watch the big cats and bears enjoy their pumpkin treats.

Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash

When: October 27, 2018
This kid-friendly jamboree will offer fun and frights for all ages and feature a costume contest for attendees, carnival games, arts and crafts, music, refreshments and more.

Trick or Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

When: October 28, 2018
The annual Trick or Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run promises spooktacular fun for the whole family. Costumes encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for race winners as well as best costumes.

Halloween at the Station

When: October 28, 2018
The community is invited to enjoy the daytime festivities including trick-or-treating throughout the district, music and live entertainment, an arts and crafts project presented by Monart School of the Arts, spooky games and an inflatable obstacle course presented by Kid Ventures, a Hollywood car show and more!

7th Annual Not-So-Scary Estuary Family Discovery Day

When: October 28, 2018
Have a howling good time in nature with the Not-So-Scary Estuary Family Discovery Day at San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center in Encinitas. Kids in costume can join the parade with prizes awarded, and more fun inside and outside along the nature center loop trail.

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

Mayhem at the Museums

Pumpkin Express

When: October 6-28, 2018
Join the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association in the Pumpkin Express Halloween Celebration complete with a train ride, pumpkin patch and more.

Haunted Tales aboard the Star of India

When: October 20 & 27, 2018
It is time again for all aspiring ghosts, goblins, pirates and princesses to gather on the Star of India for some ghostly tales of enormous proportions. Enjoy as our storytellers reveal the eerie legends of our seafaring past.

Haunted Aquarium: Sea Monster Mash

When: October 26-27, 2018
At the Haunted Aquarium, discover a sea of glowing beasts, get sticky with slime, and enjoy shipwrecked stories, all while BOO-gieing down to live music and having a monstrous good time.

Lions, Tigers & Bears Spooky Campover

When: October 26-27, 2018
Enjoy a wild and ghoulish night under the stars with the rescued exotic animals of Lions Tigers & Bears. The annual Spooky Campover is a family favorite you do not want to miss! Enjoy pumpkin carving (don’t forget your pumpkin), s’mores by the campfire, and more.

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

When: October 27, 2018
San Diego's Balboa Park and its museums are treating families to a free Halloween Family Day with a spooky array of hands-on activities and other free goodies.

Whaley House

Haunted Houses and Tours

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour

When: August 28 - October 31, 2018
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.

The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds

When: September 28 - October 31, 2018
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!
Note: The Scream Zone is designed for a teen and older audience.

Haunted Happenings Tour

When: October 5-27, 2018
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.

Halloween at the Whaley House

When: October 24-30, 2018
The historic Whaley House Museum in Old Town will be open extended hours the last week of October to put you in good spirits for Halloween. Be transported back to the nineteenth century with an October visit to "the most haunted house in America," (Life, 2005), where the specters are authentic and the mystery is all in the history.

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