Fall Harvest Festival Saturday
October 26th 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00PM
Carnival games, community booths and children’s crafts. Bring a can of food for a free pony ride. Children’s costume parade from 10:30 to 11:30am.
Aliso Viejo Town Center
Friday Night Fright Spookshop
Friday October 25th from 5 to 8 pm
Paint a pumpkin and a pillowcase. Enjoy pizza and a movie. Ages 5 to 11 years old. Cost is $35 per person. Register by October 22nd at www.avcity.org
Aliso Viejo City Hall, Suite 200
Renaissance ClubSport Halloween Event
October 30th from 6-8 pm
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. Grab your costumes and join us for everybody’s favorite event! We will have trick or treating, DJ, face painting, games, inflatable slide, and of course the creepy crawlers. You don’t want to miss it!The entire gymnasium will close at 4:00pm to prepare for our Spooktacular event. All children must be accompanied by a parent. Event is Free for members! Non-Members: $20/Child.
Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Aliso Viejo Library Spooktacular
October 31, 4:00pm
All ages welcome for crafts, games, and a spooky fun show with Buster Balloon. Located in library Community Room. No registration required.
Aliso Viejo Library
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Culinary Kids Parents Night Out Cooking Event
October 18th, 5:00pm-7:30pm
Kids will get to create their own Halloween inspired main dish, side dish and dessert!
Aliso Viejo Middle School
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt
October 20, 2019, 5:30-8:30 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. Rangers, Lifeguards and other volunteers all pitch in to make this a really fun evening, 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!
Doheny State Beach, picnic sites A and B.
Halloween Kids Boo Cruise
October date coming soon
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 (all money raised goes directly to Special Fishies: Aquatic Freedom and Education which in turns gives it back in scholarships to the special needs children in our community).
Dana Wharf Sportfishing / Dana Point Harbor
34675 Golden Lantern
Halloween Spooktacular & Moonlight Movies
October 26th, 3-9 pm
The City of Dana Point will be hosting spooky fun again this year. Activities from 3pm to 5:30pm include carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, a costume parade and entertainment. Everything is FREE and includes prizes for best children’s costumes, treats for each child and popcorn, candy and hot chocolate during the movies.The Moonlight Movies begin at 5:30p with a special showing for the little ones of “Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie” and at 7:00pm Steven Spielberg’s classic, frightening, 1982 “Poltergeist”.
Dana Point Community Center
34052 Del Obispo St.
Dana Point, California 92629
Trunk or Treat
October 24th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Dana Point Police Services is putting on a Trunk or Treat this year at Dana Point City Hall from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. There will be a kid’s costume contest, a BBQ dinner provided by the VFW, and it’s all free! Come to learn about the Dana Point Police Services as you trick or treat from trunk to trunk.
Dana Point City Hall
October 25th, 4-7 pm
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.
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
Halloween Terrifying 10K, 5K and Kids Run
October 27th, 6:30am
The Halloween Terrifying 10K, 5K, and Kids Run is back at Salt Creek Beach! There will be costume contests, pumpkin decorating contest, a pumpkin patch, trick and treats aid stations, amazing views of the beach, and spooks, ghosts, and goblins along the course. All finishers receive a medal – even the kids!
Salt Creek Beach
Spooky Seas at the Ocean Institute
October 18th and 19th, from 6:00 to 9:00pm
Join the Ocean Institute for a night full of fun and fright. The haunted adventure begins aboard the Brig Pilgrim with ghost sailors, continues with a visit from a siren in the historic Boathouse, and ends in a Mad Scientist lab with hands on experiments! Excuse yourself from the ghostly gathering to enjoy hot cocoa, apple cider, and educational activities inside the Ocean Education Center. Activities in the Ocean Education Center are suitable for all ages. The Haunted Tour is suitable for those ages 8 and up. Tours start every 15 minutes from 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm; Last ticket sale is at 8:30 pm.
Tour & Activities| Adults (15+): $10.00 & Children (8-15): $7.00 per child ages 8-15*
Activities Only| $5.00 per person. Does not include access to haunted tour.
Dana Point, CA
Pageant of the Monsters
October 26th, 27th, 28th and 31st, 6 to 9:30pm
Resurrecting an event from years past, the Pageant’s backstage will transform into a haunted house with an artistic twist. Themed Raiders of the Lost Art, guests will follow the footsteps of legendary archaeologist and adventurer “Cincinnati Smith” on a perilous quest to recover treasures from exotic locales across the globe. The Festival of Arts grounds will be filled with Halloween-themed art activities, music, and other “spook-tacular” surprises.
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm
Every week day in October from 11:00-8:30pm and weekend from 10:00-10:00
The Fun Place to Pick a Pumpkin! Come celebrate Halloween at Orange County’s premier Harvest Festival. Meander through thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes in a charming farm atmosphere. Enjoy a host of amusement rides, game booths, pony rides, and activities all set under the canopy of the beautiful autumn sky.
24155 Laguna Hills Mall
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
October 17th, 18th & 19th, 6:30-10pm
Deep in the valley there is a special Crown, which is guarded by dragons and buried within the compound. The Knights of Temptation guard the castle walls, while thieves and treasure seekers search within the halls. Dare if you will to walk the Haunted Trails experiencing medieval life and all of its tales. When the sun sets, the trails will open, guides will escort groups of 10 guests through the halls and tents. This is a VERY SCARY event and not recommended for children under 8 years of age.
Crown Valley Community Park
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, Location at the entrance to the Community Park on the emergency road.
Kids Imagination Halloween Event
October 10th, 5:00pm
Invite your friends, put on your imagination wardrobe, and grab a seat for the show! Kids Imagination will be performing a Halloween show at the Laguna Niguel Library, full of song, education, and imagination! Children are encouraged to wear red, white, and black to match the Kids Imagine Nation team. Recommended for pre-school aged children. Please arrive 15 minutes early and stay after the show for photos and autographs.
Laguna Niguel Library
30341 Crown Valley Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, CA
Haunted Skate Contest
October 26th, 5:00pm
Come celebrate Halloween with Laguna Niguel Skate Park at the Haunted Skate Contest! Skaters will enjoy a costume contest, food, giveaways, games, amazing prizes and much more. Skaters must have a liability waiver signed by a parent/guardian before entering the park. Prices increase Saturday, Oct. 26 to $20 for members/$30 for nonmembers. The haunted contest is free for spectators.
Laguna Niguel Skate Park
27745 Alicia Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, CA
October 26th, 2-4pm
Trick-o-treating, bounce house, face pain, balloons and giveaways.
Laguna Niguel Promenade
27891 La Paz Rd
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
Casa Creepy: Haunted House
October nightly, 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, $7 for ages 12 and under
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672
Spooky San Clemente
October 26th, 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 (MONSTERS, INC at 6 pm), 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!
100 N. Calle Seville
San Clemente, California 92672
City of San Clemente Pumpkin Splash
October 30th, 3-5 pm
Bring your bathing suit and towel and jump in the pool with the pumpkins! Free event for all ages – event includes a floating pumpkin patch, giant inflatables, and more! Each participant will take home an orange floating friend of their choosing.
Ole Hanson Beach Club
105 W. Avenida Pico
San Clemente, California 92672
4th Annual Candy Crawl
Saturday October 26th from 1 to 3pm
Pre-Halloween celebration! Collect treats from participating stores and enjoy family fun, including a Pumpkin Patch, creepy crawlies from Wild Wonders and photo ops and more.
Outlets at San Clemente
101 West Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente, CA 92672
Kids Art Night
Friday October 30th from 6 to 9pm
The Arts Project of Orange County hosts an evening of art, movies and fun for kids. The event includes a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas and painting a canvas of the famous moon scene from the movie with Jack Skellington and Sally. Open to ages 5 and older. Registration is $35 per child with a sibling discount.
LOCATION: 1317 Calle Avanzado San Clemente, CA 92672
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
Ghosts and Legends Tour
October 25th & 26th, 6:30pm, 7:00pm and 7:30pm
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.
O’Neill Museum / Historical Society
31831 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA
October 1st to October 31st
Bring your family this autumn and experience a full pumpkin patch on our historic farm.
31791 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 949-831-6550
Dia de Lose Muertos Celebration
October 31, from noon-3pm
Enjoy a celebration of life and family at the San Juan Capistrano Library’s annual Day of the Dead event with children’s crafts and artwork. Admission is free. San Juan Capistrano Library.
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camnimo Real
San Juan Capistrano, California 92672