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  • Promotional photo of the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

    The 2016 Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

    Over 50 years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch. Family and friends enjoy the tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral and Snows Pony Rides. Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety ...More →

    Bates Nut Farm

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

  • Promotional graphic for The Harvest Motel.

    The Harvest Motel Escape Room

    Being locked in a room with the ones you may or may not love might sound terrifying, but get ready to have an incredible time! Escape games are the latest entertainment trend of today’s generation. More →

    3rd Day Escape

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    $25 | Get tickets to The Harvest Motel Escape Room

  • Promotional graphic for IB's Chills and Thrills.

    IB's Chills & Thrills

    SD Small Business Forum together with I Heart IB are ready to take the fun of Halloween to the next level. Come and enjoy a day full of fun and surprises, kids costume contest, Halloween portraits, pumpkin patch carving contest, ...More →

    Portwood Pier Plaza

    Thursday, September 29, 2016 at noon

    Free

  • Promotional photo of a Pumpkin Station. The National City Pumpkin Station fro...

    National City Pumpkin Station 2016

    Let the adventure begin at the National City Pumpkin Station. Pumpkins, kiddie rides, giant slides, inflatable play centers, petting zoos, game zones, school tours and party packages. Enjoy the time-honored tradition of a real pumpkin farm. Stroll our living pumpkin ...More →

    Plaza Bonita

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo of the pumpkin patch at Pumpkin Station El Cajon

    Pumpkin Station El Cajon 2016

    The El Cajon Pumpkin Station at Parkway Plaza will be open Sept. 30 through Oct. 31, 2016. Open daily on Monday - Thursday from 1-9 p.m., and Friday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All locations have free parking and ...More →

    Parkway Plaza

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo for the Del Mar Pumpkin Station

    Del Mar Pumpkin Station 2016

    The Del Mar Pumpkin Station will be open Sept. 30 through Oct. 31, 2016. Open daily on Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Friday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All locations have free parking and admission. Attractions ...More →

    Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo of a big pumpkin from the Mission Valley Pumpkin Station

    Mission Valley Pumpkin Station 2016

    The Mission Valley Pumpkin Station will be open Sept. 30 through Oct. 31, 2016. Open daily on Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., and Friday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All locations have free parking and admission. Attractions ...More →

    Westfield Mission Valley Shopping Center

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo for The Haunted Hotel. Courtesy of The Haunted Hotel San Di...

    The Haunted Hotel

    The longest running haunted house in San Diego is also one of the top honored in the U.S. It has been listed in the top 13 haunted houses nationwide, and has been featured on The Travel Channel multiple times. More →

    The Haunted Hotel

    Multiple dates from Sep 23 - Oct 31, 2016

    $19 | Get tickets to The Haunted Hotel

  • Photo from the 2014 Haunted Trail.

    The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park

    Located in San Diego’s world famous Balboa Park, The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Enter the mile long Trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks. Visitors watch your back, you’ll ...More →

    6th Ave. and Juniper St.

    Multiple dates from Sep 30 - Oct 31, 2016

    $25 - $40 | Get tickets to The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park

  • Promotional photo for The Scream Zone.

    The Scream Zone

    The 2016 Scream Zone is assembled from a collection of body parts and roughly stitched together into four terrifying haunts and other monstrous attractions. This year the Scream Zone runs 24 selected days beginning Sept. 30 and continues through Oct. ...More →

    Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Multiple dates from Sep 30 - Oct 31, 2016

    $10 - $33 | Get tickets to The Scream Zone

  • Promotional graphic for Savage House.

    Savage House

    As an unknown infection sweeps the nation, one company pushes forward in an attempt to find an answer, to contain and stop the spread, and to try and find a cure. S.P. Industries is a government funded laboratory and research ...More →

    Westfield Mission Valley

    Multiple dates from Sep 30 - Oct 31, 2016

    $5 - $23

  • Promotional photo for hay rides at Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm

    Pumpkin Station At Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm

    The Pumpkin Station at Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm will be open Oct. 1-31, 2016. Open daily: Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free parking and admission. Attractions ...More →

    Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo of the corn maze at Bonita Pumpkin Farm

    Pumpkin Station At Bonita Pumpkin Farm

    The 2016 Pumpkin Station at Bonita Pumpkin Farm will be open daily: Oct. 1-9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10-31 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pumpkin Patch attractions include: Picnic Area 8′ Tall Corn Maze Farm Animals ...More →

    Bonita Pumpkin Farm

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free

  • Promotional photo of artist T. Jefferson Carey.

    San Diego Art Institute's Halloween Exhibitions

    Programs range from lectures, weekly video screenings and readings, SDAI’s annual “Monster Drawing Rally,” all-ages pumpkin carving, a costume party for humans, as well as a dog costume contest with prizes for the winner. More →

    San Diego Art Institute

    Ongoing until Sunday, November 6, 2016

    Free - $5 | Get tickets to San Diego Art Institute's Halloween Exhibitions

  • Promotional graphic for Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures' Harvest Time. Season...

    Autumn Harvest Time

    This special seasonal event includes dipping your own candle to take home, singing along to some old fashioned folk songs on our scenic hayride and a lively hoedown that's fun for both kids and adults! More →

    Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures

    Ongoing until Sunday, October 30, 2016

    $5 - $15 | Get tickets to Autumn Harvest Time

  • Promotional graphic for Seaworld's Halloween Spooktacular.

    Seaworld's Halloween Spooktacular

    Where can kids meet some spooky and not-so-spooky animals? Dance the day away with funny friends like Tabitha Taffy and Timothy Toffee? And trick-or-treat in a sea-inspired atmosphere? More →

    SeaWorld San Diego

    Ongoing until Sunday, October 30, 2016

    $55 | Get tickets to Seaworld's Halloween Spooktacular

  • Promotional photo guests at a pumpkin patch. Courtesy of Farm Stand West & Fr...

    Farm Stand West Pumpkin Patch 2016

    All throughout the month of October we’ll be hosting our own pick-it-yourself Pumpkin Patch! You and your friends can come down to The Farm Stand West and pick your own pumpkins from our field! Our Pumpkin Patch will open Saturday, ...More →

    Farm Stand West

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

  • Promotional graphic for Boomont Park Fall Festival And Haunt 2016.

    Boomont Park Fall Festival And Haunt 2016

    Boomont Park is back for its 4th year with even more family-friendly Halloween festivities and fun during this month-long event! Friday, Saturday & Sunday after 5pm Frighteningly-Fun Halloween Activities Include: • Free Trick-or-Treating - Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays | 6:30 ...More →

    Belmont Park

    Ongoing until Monday, October 31, 2016

    Free - $20

  • Promotional photo for Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2016 At LEGOLAND California®.

    Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2016 At LEGOLAND California®

    Awesome Awaits at the Park…After Dark! Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND California Resort is back with more Halloween excitement and extended Park open hours! The entire Park is open every Saturday night in October and filled with: • Live entertainment ...More →

    LEGOLAND®

    Ongoing until Saturday, October 29, 2016

    $35 - $60 | Get tickets to Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2016 At LEGOLAND California®

  • Promotional photo of artist T. Jefferson Carey.

    San Diego Art Institute's Halloween Exhibitions Opening Reception

    The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) is pleased to present a month-long series of Halloween-themed programming in celebration of two concurrent exhibitions: “The Haunted Art of T. Jefferson Carey” and “The Dead Are Not Quiet: A Group Exhibition of Macabre ...More →

    San Diego Art Institute

    Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6 p.m.

    Free - $5 | Get tickets to San Diego Art Institute's Halloween Exhibitions Opening Reception

  • Promotional photo for the Whaley House Ghost Hunting Tours.

    October At The Whaley House

    Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), which operates the historic Whaley House Museum in Old Town, has some "spirited" fun in store for visitors this Halloween season, including extended hours, period lighting and music, Past & Presence Ghost Tours, and after-hours ...More →

    The Whaley House

    Multiple dates from Oct 5 - Oct 31, 2016

    $15 - $50 | Get tickets to October At The Whaley House

  • Storytelling! Spooky Tales

    Not your usual Halloweenish fare! Come be mesmerized by members of Storytellers of San Diego telling unique personal, folkloric and literary stories chosen to entrance and send shivers! Ages 12 and up. Delicious java and light fare available. Donations welcome. ...More →

    Rebecca's Coffee House

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    Free

  • Promotional graphic for the Pumpkin Express.

    The Pumpkin Express

    Join the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association in our Eleventh Annual Pumkin Express Halloween Celebration. Come ride our decorated vintage rail-cars through the San Diego county mountains as fall descends upon Campo, CA. Walk through our themed Display Building complete ...More →

    Campo Depot

    Ongoing until Sunday, October 30, 2016

    $5 - $18 | Get tickets to The Pumpkin Express

  • Participants at the Spooktacular Half Marathon.

    Spooktacular Half M​arathon

    The Spooktacular 15k,10k/5k Run/Walk is for men, women, and children. A race number is required for each person on the 10k and 5k, including babies and children. Jogging strollers allowed only on the 5k course but must start at the ...More →

    Quivera Court

    Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.

    $15 - $80 | Get tickets to Spooktacular Half M​arathon

  • Promotional flier for TERI Players' "Monster Story Time." Story time will tak...

    Monster Story Time

    When a group of misunderstood monsters befriend a bullied high school student, their fireside story time transforms Halloween night into a magical, musical brew of fantasy, friendship and courage! More →

    Star Theatre

    Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    $15 - $20 | Get tickets to Monster Story Time

  • Promotional photo for "10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse."

    10 Ways To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

    Clairemont Act One presents 10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse. Join us for a night of comedy one-act plays! Tickets Adults - $15 Students, Veterans, Military - $12 Tickets at the door, or online with Clairemont Act One Community ...More →

    Northminster Community Hall

    Multiple dates from Oct 14 - Oct 22, 2016

    $12 - $15 | Get tickets to 10 Ways To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

  • Promotional graphic for Spooky Trails at HELLhole Canyon County Preserve.

    Halloween In Hellhole

    Spooky Trails at HELLhole Canyon County Preserve Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Join the Friends of Hellhole Canyon for this FREE event at the trailhead. There will be a haunted trail walk, costume contest, pumpkin contest, ...More →

    Hellhole Canyon County Park

    Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

    Free

  • Promotional photo of a Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater monster puppet.

    Halloween Puppet Show In Balboa Park

    "The Polka Dot Ghost" Tommy the Ghost has a biiiiiggggg problem. He is just NOT scary! Please come to theater and help teach Tommy to be scary before the big day, Halloween. Life size puppets and lots of jokes make ...More →

    The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

    Multiple dates from Oct 19 - Oct 23, 2016

    $5 | Get tickets to Halloween Puppet Show In Balboa Park

  • Promotional flyer for BBW Club Catalina's 3rd Annual Halloween Boo Bash. Cour...

    BBW Club Catalina's 3rd Annual Halloween Boo Bash

    $50 gets you into the whole weekend. You do NOT want to miss San Diego's Biggest Halloween Boo Bash! More →

    Crowne Plaza Mission Valley

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at noon
    Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 9 a.m.

    $50 | Get tickets to BBW Club Catalina's 3rd Annual Halloween Boo Bash

  • Promotional photo of the TNT Performing Company dance troupe at a HauntFest. ...

    HauntFest

    The fifth annual “HauntFest on Main” event will be held Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in Downtown El Cajon! The special event will run from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Downtown El Cajon. More →

    Downtown El Cajon

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5 p.m.

    Free

  • Promotional graphic for Fort Cross' Haunted Harvest event on Friday, Oct. 21,...

    Fort Cross Haunted Harvest

    Activities for your event will include a Haunted Hayride, Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Painting Contest, a Harvest Hoedown as well as Apple Cider Pressing and Tasting. More →

    Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5 p.m.

    $20 - $25 | Get tickets to Fort Cross Haunted Harvest

  • Promotional graphic for Haunted Birch Aquarium

    Haunted Birch Aquarium 2016

    Oct. 21 & 22, 2016 from 6–9 p.m. Members: Pre-Sale $13.50 Public: Pre-Sale $18.50 Door (all): $20 Purchase tickets at 858-534-7336 or online Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists and search the galleries for unusual underwater creatures ...More →

    Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 6 p.m.
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 6 p.m.

    $13.50 - $20 | Get tickets to Haunted Birch Aquarium 2016

  • Promotional graphic for the E.A. Poe Memorial Benefit And Wake.

    E.A. Poe Memorial Benefit And Wake

    7 to 8:30 p.m. | Take your photo with Poe, enter the "Rue Morgue" to join the "Drop Dead Eulogy and Epitaph Writing Workshop" and the "House of Usher" for the "Mask of the Red Death" craft center, Ouija board, ...More →

    The Ink Spot

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    $10 | Get tickets to E.A. Poe Memorial Benefit And Wake

  • Promotional photo of Roar Theatre's improv actors and actresses, the Roarriors.

    Roar Theatre's Halloween Improv Show

    Join us as we celebrate the Halloween spirit by recreating a completely improvised B-Horror movie and short-form improv games. It will be a frightfully funny show! Show starts at 8 p.m. at Bay Park Coffee. For more information visit the ...More →

    Bay Park Coffee

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 8 p.m.

    $5

  • Photo of families participating in the 2015 costume contest, courtesy of Bate...

    Bates Nut Farm Annual Costume Contest & Parade

    You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your opportunity to show them off at the Bates Annual Costume Contest & Parade! While you’re at it, document your efforts with some photos in the Pumpkin Patch at ...More →

    Bates Nut Farm

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9 a.m.

    Free

  • Promotional photo of a dog in costume for Hearts for San Diego's second annua...

    Second Annual Halloween Bow Wow Beer Bash

    Hearts for San Diego will be hosting their second annual Bow Wow Beer Bash – Halloween Party and K9 Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. at Mission Brewery. All proceeds from this event will be donated ...More →

    Mission Brewery

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 6 p.m.

    $15 - $25 | Get tickets to Second Annual Halloween Bow Wow Beer Bash

  • Photo of Pup Lightyear courtesy of Bates Nut Farm.

    Bates Nut Farm 'Howl-o-ween' Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

    Don’t miss the annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on Sunday, Oct. 23. Bring your dog in their favorite costume to enjoy the Pumpkin Patch and compete in the contest. Prizes will be awarded to the top dogs! Registration ...More →

    Bates Nut Farm

    Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 11 a.m.

    Free

  • Promotional graphic for Haunted Tales Aboard The Star Of India.

    Haunted Tales Aboard The Star Of India

    Is the Star of India Haunted? Find out Saturday Oct. 24 and 31. Starting at 6 p.m., storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15 p.m. It’s time again for all aspiring ghosts, goblins, pirates ...More →

    Maritime Museum of San Diego

    Monday, October 24, 2016 at 6 p.m.
    Monday, October 31, 2016 at 6 p.m.

    $8 - $16

  • Halloween Storytime & Trick-Or-Treat

    Join us for a slightly spooky storytime to celebrate Halloween. We'll trick-or-treat around the library after. Costumes are encouraged!More →

    La Jolla Riford Branch Library

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

    Free

  • Photo of children in Halloween costumes on a porch.

    Halloween Crafts And Costume Parade

    Children (ages 3 and up) will create fun, easy to make Halloween themed crafts at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Library. Dress up in your Halloween costume and participate in a parade immediately following. Parental assistance is required for children ages ...More →

    Carmel Mountain Ranch Library

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 3 p.m.

    Free

  • Trick-or-treaters in Little Italy. Courtesy of the Little Italy Association.

    10th Annual Trick-Or-Treat On India Street

    This event starts at Piazza Basilone and continues on throughout Little Italy. Come down to Little Italy and be a part of the 10th Annual Trick-or-Treat on India Street on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ...More →

    Piazza Basilone

    Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

    Free

  • Promotional photo of participants at the San Diego Zombie Crawl. The year's C...

    San Diego Zombie Crawl

    This event takes place at multiple locations in the Gaslamp Quarter. This unique and progressive event is the ultimate way to experience the nightlife and Halloween festivities the Gaslamp Quarter is famous for. One ticket gets you no cover at ...More →

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    $30 - $50 | Get tickets to San Diego Zombie Crawl

  • Artwork from the "Art After Dark: Beauties Beasts" exhibit.

    Art After Dark: 'Beauties Beasts'

    Inspired by the "Beauties Beasts" pop-up exhibition that runs through Nov. 27, 2016 this Halloween party gives a first look at the beauties by Olivia De Berardinis and beasts by Jordu Schell. Come as you are, or in your most ...More →

    Oceanside Museum of Art

    Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    $25 - $60 | Get tickets to Art After Dark: 'Beauties Beasts'

  • Promotional photo of Alice Cooper courtesy of Harrah's.

    Spend The Night With Alice Cooper

    "The Godfather of Shock Rock" himself returns to Harrah’s Resort SoCal on October 28 for an unforgettable Halloween weekend performance. Entertainment subject to change. Must be 21+ to attend. Find more events at Harrah's Resort Southern California.More →

    Harrah's Resort Southern California

    Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9 p.m.

    $45 - $125 | Get tickets to Spend The Night With Alice Cooper

  • Promotional flier for Feeding America San Diego's Scare Away Hunger event.

    Scare Away Hunger Volunteer Event

    This October, join Feeding America San Diego for our annual Scare Away Hunger event. Take part in a special volunteer shift to sort, bag and box food for those in need in our community. Bring the whole family for a ...More →

    Feeding America San Diego

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 9 a.m.

    Free

  • Photo of parade goers at the 2013 Boulevard BOO! Parade.

    The Boulevard BOO! Parade

    The Boulevard BOO! Parade is anticipated to be bigger and spookier than ever! More floats, Ghouls and Goblins, music, treats & eats, and of course…more surprises! This year will be filled with MORE of what makes the BOO! Parade...San Diego’s ...More →

    El Cajon Blvd. and 54th St.

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10 a.m.

    Free

  • Promotional graphic for the 2016 CAKE expo. This event will run from Oct. 29,...

    CAKE - The Sweets & Party Expo

    If you have a passion for baking, creating, cake decorating and entertaining, or you just love cakes, pastry, breads and other delicious temptations and creative treats then the CAKE expo is the perfect place for you! More →

    Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11 a.m.
    Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 11 a.m.

    Free - $149 | Get tickets to CAKE - The Sweets & Party Expo

  • Promotional photo for San Diego Monster Bash. Courtesy of McFarlane Productions

    San Diego Monster Bash

    This eerie extravaganza spans over eight city blocks, features over 20 DJ’s from San Diego and beyond, and activates FIVE stages and nightmarish themed areas. More →

    Gaslamp Quarter

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 6 p.m.

    $30 - $100 | Get tickets to San Diego Monster Bash

  • Promotional photo for the Hallo-wine And Spirits® Halloween Party.

    Hallo-wine And Spirits Halloween Party

    Celebrate Halloween at San Diego’s famous haunted hotel on Saturday, Oct. 29. Wear your best costume and join us for the 7th annual, adults-only, “Hallo-wine and Spirits” Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats, drinks and dancing until you drop! ...More →

    Hotel del Coronado

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7 p.m.

    $50 - $1500 | Get tickets to Hallo-wine And Spirits Halloween Party

  • A Carrera de los Muertos runner crosses the finish line. This year's Day of t...

    Carrera De Los Muertos (Day Of The Dead Race)

    The inaugural Carrera de los Muertos San Diego is a festive and fun 5k that will start and finish at Chicano Park, home of the largest outdoor collection of hispanic murals beneath the Coronado Bay bridge. Run through the historic ...More →

    Chicano Park

    Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 6:45 a.m.

    $35 - $50 | Get tickets to Carrera De Los Muertos (Day Of The Dead Race)

  • Promotional photo of a child for the Hope So Bright first annual 5K.

    Hope So Bright's First Annual 5K ADHD Hero Run/Walk

    Hope So Bright is the first organization in America to put on a 5K to benefit ADHD! Hope So Bright, a 501(c) (3) based in Manhattan Beach, Calif. invites the public to join in its first annual 5K Hero Walk/Run ...More →

    Ntc Park/Liberty Station

    Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.

    Free - $30 | Get tickets to Hope So Bright's First Annual 5K ADHD Hero Run/Walk

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