Enjoy a culturally inspired kickoff to Halloween at the region’s largest free Halloween carnival. Over two dozen participating museums and cultural attractions present free crafts for kids, costume parades and contests, and tons of spooky surprises, from 11am to 4pm. Participating museums offer free admission to children 12 and under with paying adult.
Families can enjoy a fun and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities at the region’s largest free Halloween carnival. Over two dozen participating museums and cultural attractions will present free craft projects for kids, costume parades, and tons of spooky surprises.
Presented by the Balboa Park Conservancy in collaboration with the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department, the park-wide Halloween Family Day includes mini-carnival games, costume contests for prizes, a doggie costume contest in the Spanish Village, the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s rooftop pumpkin drop, Day of the Dead-themed crafts, a “Thriller” flash mob and dance lessons, food trucks, and free activity and prize-drawing booths on the Prado and in the Plaza de Panama.
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