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Halloween Events

Check out San Diego's 2013 Halloween activities. We are constantly adding to this list. Please check back periodically for more listings. The events are presented in chronological order. If you'd like to add your event to our list, please submit the event.

Stick Or Treat™ Duct Tape Jack-O-Lantern Contest 2013

Promotional photo of the 2010 Stick or Treat™ Duct Tape Jack-O-Lantern Contest. Courtesy photo of Duck Tape Brand.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Join in the fun at Halloween and win some money for college. Use duct tape to decorate a pumpkin, either real or fake, and enter a photograph to the online contest. (Sept. 23- Oct. 31)

14th Annual Oma's Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo of Oma's Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Oma's Pumpkin Patch

Ongoing until Saturday, November 2, 2013

Oma's Pumpkin Patch will be open September 24-November 2, 2013, Tuesdays-Saturdays. The hours are 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. (Closed Sundays & Mondays). Enjoy hayrides, a petting corral, the pumpkin patch and lots of activities for kids.

Bates Nut Farm Annual Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo of a family participating in Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch, Celebrating 40 years of tradition. Courtesy photo of Bates Nut Farm.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Come experience the fall harvest at Bates with the colors, scents, tastes and sounds found on our 100 acres. Shop for pumpkins, squash and gourds in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. (Sept. 25-Oct. 31st)

Pumpkin Station Del Mar 2013

Promotional photo of the Pumpkin Station in Del Mar.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Del Mar Pumpkin Station, September 27 - October 31st. Open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. There are rides, giant slides, petting zoo, train ride and more.

Pumpkin Station National City 2013

Promotional photo of inflatable jump at the National City Pumpkin Station. Courtesy photo of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the National City Pumpkin Station, September 27th - October 31st. Open Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Kids can enjoy slides, a boat ride, Ferris wheel and zoo

Pumpkin Station Chula Vista 2013

Promotional photo of inflatable jump at the Chula Vista Pumpkin Station. Courtesy photo of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Chula Vista Pumpkin Station, September 27 - October 31. Open Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. It features an El Paso train ride, slides and a Ferris wheel.

Pumpkin Station El Cajon 2013

Promotional photo of El Cajon Pumpkin Station located at Westfield Parkway Plaza. Courtesy photo of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the El Cajon Pumpkin Station, September 27 - October 31. Open Monday - Thursday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Kids can take an El Paso train ride or go on the Ferris wheel.

The Haunted Hotel (September 27 - November 2, 2013)

Promotional graphic for the Haunted Hotel.

Ongoing until Saturday, November 2, 2013

The Haunted Hotel, located downtown in the Gaslamp District, is the longest running haunted house in San Diego. It was named by Haunt World Magazine as one of the top 13 haunted houses in America.

The Haunted Trail Balboa Park (September 27 - November 2, 2013)

Promotional graphic for The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park

Friday, September 27, 2013, 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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 never know which way the terror will hit you. (10 yrs. & up)

The Scream Zone 2013

Promotional photo of Zombies for The Scream Zone.

Friday, September 27, 2013, 7 p.m. to midnight

Considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in these darkest of corners of Southern California, we invite you to please, be our guest ... if you have the nerve! (Open select dates/times from Sept. 27-Nov. 2)

SeaWorld San Diego’s 2013 Halloween Spooktacular

Promotional photo of Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld San Diego. Courtesy photo of SeaWorld San Diego.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 27, 2013

Dive in and explore an enchanting underwater fantasea at SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular®. Enjoy silly spooky shows, fun-fishy activities and photo ops with wacky characters. Grab gobs of ghoulish goodies and so much more! Weekends Sept. 28-Oct. 27

Pumpkin Patch At Mountain Valley Ranch

Promotional graphic for the pumpkin patch and more at Mountain Valley Ranch. Courtesy of Mountain Valley Ranch

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Meander through our fertile fields that yield a wide variety of colorful pumpkins and gourds. Select and pick your choice of pumpkin or shop inside the cool comfort of our barn & enjoy our Corn Maze and Corn Cannon! (Sept. 29 - Oct. 31)

The Farm Stand Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo of Farm West Pumpkin Patch open throughout the month of October.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Throughout the month of October (Oct.1-31) visit our Pumpkin Patch with your friends pick your own pumpkins from our field! Also pick up some corn stalks to decorate your home for the season.

Pumpkin Station Bonita 2013

Promotional photo of two young guests exploring the corn maze at the Bonita Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Bonita Pumpkin Station, open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 - 31, and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 - 31. Pick your own pumpkin, explore the 8ft tall corn maze, ride the tractor hay-wagon & visit farm animals.

Pumpkin Station Rancho Bernardo 2013

Promotional photo of a young guest enjoying Pumpkin Station Rancho Bernardo. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Rancho Bernardo Pumkin Station, October 1 - 31st. Open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pick your own pumpkin, try the 8ft corn maze and visit farm animals.

Fallbrook Scarecrow Days

Promotional photo of a scarecrow in participation of Fallbrook Scarecrow Days October 1-31, 2013.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Come anytime during the month of October to the rural village of Fallbrook as we highlight over 100 signature scarecrows (plus a few flocks of crows and a herd of sheep) to celebrate Fallbrook’s local agriculture and beauty!

Boomont Park Fall Festival & Haunt

Promotional flyer for Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt. Courtesy photo of Belmont Park San Diego.

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

Why just celebrate Halloween on October 31st when you can celebrate all month long? Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October starting at 5pm, join us in Mission Beach for nights of family-friendly Halloween fun!

Haunted Halloween Cooking For Kids!

Promotional graphic for the Haunted Halloween Cooking For Kids at The Center for a Healthy Lifestyle.

Ongoing until Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Join Amanda on Tuesdays, October 1st-29th & Thursdays, October 3rd-31st, 2013 in this fun, healthy, educational & delicious introductory cooking class! All recipes will be themed for Halloween!

San Diego's Newest Haunted Attraction: Savage House: October 3 - November 2, 2013

Promotional graphic for Savage House located in Grossmont Center from October 3- November 2, 2013.

Ongoing until Saturday, November 2, 2013

Get yourself lost in the hallways of this zombie infested warehouse as you navigate through 10,000 sq ft of terror. Are you brave enough to make it through? Brave enough to survive?

Pumpkin Station Mission Valley 2013

Promotional photo of a giant slide at the Pumpkin Station Mission Valley. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station

Ongoing until Thursday, October 31, 2013

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Mission Valley Pumpkin Station, October 4 - 31st. Open Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday - Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy a train ride, giant slides, petting zoo and a Ferris wheel.

La Mesa Oktoberfest: October 4-6, 2013

Promotional photo of La Mesa Oktoberfest on October

Friday, October 4, 2013, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

A tradition for the community of La Mesa is the annual Oktoberfest. This activity brings visitors and vendors from all over the region to La Mesa for a weekend that is dedicated to family, friends, great food and entertainment. (Oct 4-6)

Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2013 At LEGOLAND California®

Guests having fun in their Halloween costumes at the Brick-or-Treat Dance Party at LEGOLAND. Photo courtesy of LEGOLAND California®

Ongoing until Saturday, October 26, 2013

Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights is back and better than ever! It’s a one-of-a-kind party every Saturday Night in October from 5pm-9pm. Best of all, it’s FREE with a paid one-day admission or with your LEGOLAND Membership.

Big Horse Corn Maze & Harvest Festival 2013

Graphical logo for the Big Horse Corn Maze in Temecula.

Ongoing until Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Corn Maze is open everyday Oct. 5th - Oct. 31st. In addition to the ever popular maze, we have a full slate of family friendly attractions.

Ride The Pumpkin Express

Promotional photo of  The Pumpkin Express & Great Pumpkin Patch on Saturdays & Sundays from Oct. 12th through Oct. 27, 2013. Courtesy photo of Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association, Inc.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 27, 2013

Each Saturday and Sunday, from Oct. 12th - Oct. 27th, kids and their families will ride an old-time train down the mountain and return to the "Pumpkin Patch" and the "Haunted Train," where they will pick out their very own pumpkin.

Pumpkin Palooza At Suzie's Farm

Promotional flyer for Pumpkin Palooza at Suzie's Farm on October 12, 2013. Courtesy photo of Suzie's Farm.

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pumpkin Palooza is centered around this season's most celebrated crop...the pumpkin! Pick yer perfect pie pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns from our 2-acre organic patch or choose from a pre-picked selection.

Healthy Halloween Cooking Class With Beaming

Graphic logo of Beaming.

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Come out and join us to learn how to make Halloween healthy! The class will be one fun hour of cooking.

Trick-ROAR-Treat Improv

Graphic logo for ROAR Theatre.

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join us at our Halloween themed improv show. We perform a completely improvised comedy show based off of audience suggestions.

27th Annual Craft Fair & Children's Carnival

Promotional graphic for the 27th Annual Craft Fair & Children's Carnival.

Friday, October 18, 2013, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

RBCPC Preschool presents the 27th Annual Craft Fair & Children's Carnival. Over 60 professional crafters will be selling their handmade goods and artwork. The features housewares, ceramics, bath products, jewelry, craft kits, accessories, & more!

41st Annual Del Mar Harvest Festival: October 18-20, 2013

Promotional logo of the Harvest Festival Original Arts & Crafts Show.

Friday, October 18, 2013, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Harvest Festival returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds Oct. 18–20. Shoppers will be able to pick up affordable and unique holiday decorations and goodies, just in time for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and end-of-year festivities.

Haunting Tales From Our Seafaring Past

Promotional photo of the Star of India decorated for the month of October. Courtesy photo of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Ongoing until Friday, October 25, 2013

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 (Oct 18, 19, 25 & 26)

Monster Manor In Mira Mesa

Promotional graphic for Monster Manor.

Friday, October 18, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

This year, you will be taken into the very depths of the Ghastley Family Manor, making your way through dark corridors, sinister rooms, and an army of the Living Dead. (Oct 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1)

Fall Festival In Alpine

Promotional graphic for the Fall Festival in Alpine on October 19, 2013.

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please join us to celebrate the new fall season. The Fall Festival will feature children's entertainment & games, silent auction, food, and local merchants. It will be a fun day out with your community.

Boys & Girls Clubs Of South County Fall Festival

Promotional graphic for the Boys & Girls Clubs Of South County Fall Festival on October 19th, 2013.

Saturday, October 19, 2013, noon to 4 p.m.

Join the Boys & Girls Club of South County for a fall festival complete with carnival, costume contests, raffles, haunted house, fun, games and more.

Spooky Sleepover At The San Diego Zoo!

Graphic logo for the San Diego Zoo

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Get into the “spirit” of the season during Spooky Sleepover at the San Diego Zoo, and meet animals that wear their colorful costumes all year-round. Be entertained by Dr. Zoolittle’s ghost stories and snacks around the campfire.

Full Moon Hike: A San Dieguito Hiker In Del Mar

Promotional graphic for the Full Moon Hike, taking place on October 19. Courtesy of the San Diego River Valley Conservancy.

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 6:45 p.m.

Attention all hikers and adventurous spirits, please join us on October 19, 2013 for a full-moon lit hike at the San Dieguito Lagoon — just 12 days prior to Halloween! Headlamps and flashlights are a must!

The Children's School Fall Festival & Halloween Carnival

Promotional photo from the 2012 Children's School Fall Festival & Halloween Carnival. Courtesy photo of The Children's School.

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy crafts, a photo booth, music, a dunk tank, piggy races, food fight, caricatures and more! Features include local food trucks and The Children School's community farmer's market with baked goods and crafts.

Fall Fright Festival At The YMCA

Promotional graphic for Fall Fright Festival. Courtesy of Mission Valley YMCA.

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 the Mission Valley YMCA, is holding their Fall Fright Festival from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All are welcome to come enjoy family friendly carnival games, live music and entertainment, and delicious food.

Fall Festival At First United Methodist Church

Promotional graphic for Fall Festival at First United Methodist Church on October 20, 2013. Courtesy photo of First United Methodist Church.

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us for face painting, a cakewalk and lots of fun prizes! We welcome all costumed families, kids, and adults to Linder Hall for our 6th annual Fall Festival.

Holiday Healthy Cooking Series: Halloween Treats

Promotional photo of Healthy Cooking Series: Halloween Treats on October 23rd. Courtesy photo of Reproductive Wellness.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Halloween is always a tricky time for adults and children. Temptations are everywhere! This year, you can still enjoy Halloween by finding healthier alternatives for your favorite sweets.

San Diego Gaslamp Halloween Pubcrawl 2013

Promotional flyer for San Diego Halloween PubCrawl 2013 on October 25th, 26th & 31st.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Featuring some of the best bars with amazing specials behind the bar there's no shortage of entertainment. Meet new friends and visit new places on one of the most popular nights of the year - Halloween. (Oct. 25, 26 & 31)

Trick-Or-Treat On India Street In Little Italy

Promotional graphic for Trick-Or-Treat On India Street In Little Italy. Courtesy graphic of Laura Lhotsky Real Estate Group.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m.

Bring the Little Ghouls and Goblins down to San Diego’s Little Italy for a family-fun and safe trick-or-treating experience. Bring kids of all ages to treat themselves to one of the most festive Halloween events downtown.

Charley Brown Children’s Center Fall Festival

Promotional graphic for Charley Brown Children’s Center Fall Festival on October 25th, 2013.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring your little ones to the Charley Brown Children’s Center’s Annual Fall Festival for a ghoulish good time! Featuring food, games, a bounce House, a silent auction, a cake walk and a pie toss, the festival will be October 25, 2013 from 6-8pm

San Diego Humane Society: Halloween Doggie Cafe

San Diego Humane Society's Halloween Doggie Cafe on October 25, 2013. Courtesy photo of San Diego Humane Society.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring your friendly, on-leash dog to socialize with other dogs during our Spook-tacular Halloween event! There will be a costume contest with prizes for categories including scariest, cutest, and most original dog costumes.

Haunted Birch Aquarium 2013: Shipwrecked!

Promotional graphic for Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked!, October 25 & 26, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. Courtesy of Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Discover what lurks beneath the surface at Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked! Enjoy close encounters of the fishy kind, BOO-gie down with Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters, and explore our wreckage for sunken treasures on Oct. 25 & 26 from 6-9 pm.

Trick-Or-Treating At The Water Conservation Garden: Ms. Smarty-Plants Goes Batty

Promotional graphic for Ms. Smarty Plants Goes Batty, taking place on October 25th. Courtesy of The Water Conservation Garden.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Spend an evening with "Ms. Smarty-Plants" and her creepy crawly animal friends as you trick-or-treat your way through the garden by the light of the moon at the free family event.

Movie Night At The Plunge: The Shining

Promotional photo for the film, "The Shining."

Friday, October 25, 2013, 6:45 p.m.

Belmont Park has extended the entertainment into October, with a Halloween twist. As part of the BOOmont Park Fall Festival & Haunt, Belmont Park is excited to announce Movie Nights at The Plunge have gone scary!

6th Annual YMCA Haunted House - Frightmare On Meade

Promotional graphic for the "Frightmare on Mean" haunted house. Courtesy of YMCA Youth & Community Center.

Friday, October 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join us for fun games, a dance room and a horrifying haunted house. There will also be free food, a photo booth, and other family friendly activities.

Rocky Horror Picture Show - La Paloma Theater

Movie poster for the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Friday, October 25, 2013, midnight

On October 25th at midnight, this cult classic is playing at the La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas. Grab your fishnets and join the cast of Crazed Imaginations and give yourself to the lips!

The Farm Stand Fall Harvest Festival

Promotional photo of The Farm Stand Fall Harvest Festival on October 26 & 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Courtesy photo of Farm Stand West.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate autumn with hayrides through our Fall Harvest Festival October 26 & 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Enjoy grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Find treasures and tasty treats as local artists, bakers, craftsmen, jewelers and more!

Sanderling Waldorf School Harvest Festival, Craft Fair & Open House

Promotional graphic for the Sanderling Waldorf School Harvest Festival, Craft Fair & Open House on October 26, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Courtesy of Sandra Bartsch Productions, Inc.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A fun-filled family festival with live music by Hullaballoo, games, keepsake children's craft, puppet shows, storytelling, fairy tea garden and much more. Vendor fair featuring unique artisan wares, natural handcrafted gift items and local food.

Halloween Family Day At The Fleet!

Photo of a child attending a Family Day at the Fleet. Courtesy of the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m.

Come to the Halloween Family Day at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park on October 26th, 2013 starting at 10am. Kids 12 and under receive free gallery admission to the Fleet when accompanied by a paying adult.

Octoberfest Arts & Crafts Fair

Promotional photo for Octoberfest Arts & Crafts Fair on October 26, 2013. Courtesy of Pacific Beach Woman's Club.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pacific Beach Woman's Club invites the community to our annual Octoberfest and Arts & Crafts Fair at historic Hornblend Hall, 1721 Hornblend Street, in Pacific Beach from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

San Diego Air & Space Museum Halloween Family Day!

Exterior photo of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come to the San Diego Air and Space Museum on Saturday, October 26, 2013 for our annual Halloween-themed pumpkin drop! See what happens when two pumpkins are dropped from our roof --- one with a parachute and one without. Will they survive?!

NFAR's 3rd Annual Autism Family Carnival

Promotional photo for Halloween Carnival-NFAR's 3rd Annual Autism Family Carnival on October 26, 2013. Courtesy photo of National Foundation for Autism Research.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children of all ages are invited to join us for an autism-friendly afternoon of trick-or-treating, games, crafts, bounce houses, a giant slide, a costume parade, GFCF treats & fun prizes!

Halloween Family Day At Balboa Park 2013

Promotional photo the 2012 Halloween Family Day At Balboa Park 2013 on October 26, 2013. Courtesy of Balboa Park.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In addition to free children’s admission with a paid adult, participating museums and cultural attractions will present a spooky array of hands-on activities, crafts, special tours, storytelling, and other free goodies from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Boulevard BOO! Parade

Promotional graphic for the BOO! Parade taking place October 26. Courtesy of BOO! Parade.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

The Boulevard BOO! Parade is returning to the College Area on Saturday, October 26th at 10:00 AM-11:00AM. This free, family event is bigger and spookier than ever! More of what makes the Boulevard BOO! Parade San Diego's only Halloween Parade.

Freaky 40th Annual Miramar Ranch Elementary Halloween Carnival

Promotional photo of a guest enjoying the annual Freaky MRE Halloween Carnival.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for our 40th Annual Halloween Carnival on October 26, 2013. This year we're adding many new rides, games and activities! The carnival is free for everyone! Happy Halloween!

Halloween Spooktacular Family Day With The San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Graphic logo for the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join us if you dare for a Halloween party beyond compare... All aboard the Haunted Express! Passengers on the Haunted Express will be able to go on a Halloween Scavenger Hunt, listen to a Ghost Train Story, have a photo op and make a BOO Train.

Seaport Village Halloween Bash On The Bay 2013

Promotional photo for Halloween Bash on the Bay on October 26, 2013. Courtesy photo of Seaport Village, San Diego.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Seaport Village Halloween Bash on the Bay invites little monsters, pirates, witches and superheroes out to the village for an afternoon of family-friendly fall festivities.

Hallowscream At The El Cajon Library

Promotional photo for Hallowscream At The El Cajon Library

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 1 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 at 1pm for this free program with games, crafts and a costume contest at the El Cajon Libray! This event is geared for children under 12.

Bay Park Elementary Halloween Carnival

Graphic logo for Bay Park Elementary.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Come one, come all for a ghoulishly good time at the Annual Bay Park Elementary Halloween Carnival. Join the community for games, food, prizes, DJ, choir performance, creepy crawly house and so much more!

SOLO Eyewear Hosts 'Bark & Brews' Halloween Event

Promotional photo of SOLO Eyewear's "Bark & Brews" Halloween event on October 26, 2013. Courtesy photo of SOLO Eyewear.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sip some beer, catch some shade, raise awareness for SOLO’s mission and celebrate the holiday fun with “Bark & Brews,” it’s going to be a real tail-wagger!

7th Annual October Gaslamp Zombiewalk: Undead Heroes

Promotional graphic of 7th Annual October Gaslamp Zombiewalk: Undead Heroes on October 26, 2013.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 5:30 p.m.

This year's October walk will have a theme! Think of your favorite character from movies, cartoons, anime, comics, manga, television, sports, video games... and ZOMBIE it up!

Lil' Monsters Night Out

Promotional photo of Halloween at New Children's Museum. Courtesy photo of New Children's Museum.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us for Halloween-themed art-making activities, pumpkin decorating, a friendly feast of food from local restaurants, a hosted bar, spooky tunes to set the mood, costume contests and more!

Monster Bash 2013

Promotional graphic for the Monster Bash 2013 on October 26th, 2013.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 6 p.m. to midnight

There’s no place more sexy and spooky than Monster Bash 2013, San Diego’s biggest and wildest outdoor block party! San Diego’s three exclusive mega clubs open only once a year for this ghoulish event with more than 15 DJs to dance the night away to.

Hallo-Wine & Spirits® Party

Promotional photo of Hallo-Wine & Spirits® Party at Hotel Del Coronado on October 26, 2013. Courtesy photo of Hotel Del Coronado.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 7 p.m. to midnight

Celebrate Halloween at San Diego’s famous haunted hotel on Saturday, October 26. Don your favorite costume and join us for the 4th annual, adults-only “Hallo-wine and Spirits” Party.

Nightmare On Normal Street 2013

Promotional photo of a previous years Nightmare on Normal Street costume contest. Courtesy photo of San Diego LGBT Community Center.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Don't miss the fabulous costume contest, with a $1000 grand prize. Start working on that costume now and join us for a night of spooky fun at Nightmare on Normal Street in Hillcrest.

California Ballet Presents 'Dracula' October 26 & 27, 2013

Promotional graphic for "Dracula" presented by California Ballet, at the San Diego Civic Theatre, October 26-27, 2013. Courtesy of California Ballet & San Diego Civic Theatre

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 8 p.m.

"Dracula" was choreographed for California Ballet by Charles Bennett and premiered in 1987. This production’s unique combination of seductive drama and dance will mesmerize audience members through its shattering conclusion. (ages 8 years & older)

Rock With The Dead Halloween At Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Promotional graphic for Rock With The Dead Halloween At Hard Rock Hotel San Diego  on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8 p.m. Courtesy of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 8 p.m.

This party starts at 8 p.m. and features three floors, four venues and 15 DJs including DJ Loczi, Tony Arzadon, Chris Garcia, The Duffle Bag Divas and Quintino.

Night Fright At WaveHouse Beach Club

Promotional graphic for Night Fright at WaveHouse Beach Club. Courtesy graphic of WaveHouse San Diego.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 8 p.m.

Prepare yourself... the best Halloween party at the beach is screamin' your way! Join us for an epic night of fun, scares, and great music at your favorite oceanfront venue.

House Of Blues Halloween Block Party 2013

Promotional graphic for the 2013 House Of Blues Halloween Block Party. Courtesy of House of Blues.

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The legendary 30,000 square foot House of Blues becomes haunting grounds for the freakish antics of the Technomania Circus, all while thumping sounds pump through three stages of the industry's top DJ's.

Paranormal Investigation & Ghost Tours Of The William Heath Davis House

Exterior photo of the William Heath Davis House located in San Diego. Courtesy of the Gaslamp Museum.

Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10 p.m.

Touted by many as, “THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN SAN DIEGO!” it has become a highly popular place for conducting investigations into paranormal activities. Be prepared to work with the San Diego Ghost Hunters, a professional paranormal research team.

'Rocky Horror Picture Show' - Ken Cinema

Movie poster for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

Saturday, October 26, 2013, midnight

On October 26th at midnight, this cult classic is playing at the Ken Cinema in Kensington. Grab your fishnets and join the cast of Crazed Imaginations and give yourself to the lips!

Sikes Spook-tacular

Photo of Pumpkins for Sikes Spook-tacular on October 27th, 2013.

Sunday, October 27, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a "down home at the farm" celebration at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Festivities will include pumpkin and pumpkin pie sales, a scarecrow contest, trick or treating at the North San Diego Certified Farmer's Market, and more!

SILO In Makers Quarter Hosts Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo for Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch on October 27, 2013. Courtesy of Makers Quarter.

Sunday, October 27, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Guests can enjoy downtown San Diego's first ever Pumpkin Patch with pumpkins for sale, pumpkin carving stations, face-painting, balloons, artisanal hot apple cider, baked treats, Photo Booth and SILO games including ping-pong and bean bag toss.

Corvette Diner's Halloween Costume Party & Monster Mash

Promotional flyer for Corvette Diner's Costume Party & Monster Bash on October 27, 2013.

Sunday, October 27, 2013, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Put on your witch hats and vampire fangs and head down to The Corvette Diner on Sunday, October 27th from 4pm- 6pm for our Halloween Costume Party! Dine with us and be automatically entered in our Costume Contest!

Once Upon A Hallowe'en

Promotional photo of the scary train operator at “Halloween Express,” Poway’s own Steam Locomotive. Courtesy of Old Poway Park/City of Poway

Sunday, October 27, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Take a ride into the past aboard the “Halloween Express,” Poway’s own Baldwin Steam Locomotive. Storyteller Charles Johnson will entertain in Templars Hall from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, and the Porter House will be transformed into a haunted house.

The Fifth Annual Exquisite Corpse Exhibition: 'The Exquisite Corpse & Its Elaborately Tall Tale'

Promotional graphic for the The Fifth Annual Exquisite Corpse Exhibition: The Exquisite Corpse & Its Elaborately Tall Tale on display October 29th - November 3rd, 2013.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For the fifth year artist Helen Wilson invited the artist’s group Tuesday Nights to play the game "Exquisite Corpse." This is a game by which a collection of images is assembled by the group to form bodies.

Helen Knoll Foundation's Halloween Fundraiser

Promotional graphic for the Helen Knoll Foundation's Halloween celebration.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join your friends and fellow San Diegans on October 29th, 2013 for a spooky fun night of dancing, costume contest and libations. There will also be live music, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, and tastings from local breweries & wineries.

North County Lifeline's Halloween Festival Haunted House

Promotional graphic for North County Lifeline's Halloween Festival Haunted House. Courtesy of North County Lifeline.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

North County Lifeline's after school program is hosting a Halloween Haunted House that will include crafts, games, a jumper and food. Join us for a night of spooky fun!

Halloween Party With The Big Pumpkin

Promotional photo of San Diego Botanic Garden's Halloween Party With The Big Pumpkin on October 31st. Courtesy photo of San Diego Botanic Garden.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Children ages 2 to 6 are invited to wear their favorite costume and participate in Halloween and Fall inspired crafts and activities. At the end of the event the Big Pumpkin will lead our parade through the garden, followed ...

Halloween Art, Music, And Storytelling At The UC Branch Library

Photo of a child attending a previous year's Halloween Art, Music, And Storytelling event at the University Community Branch Library.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 2 p.m.

On Wednesday, October 30th, join us at the University Community Branch Library for Halloween Art, Music and Story Telling! Kids will delight in this holiday event!

Halloween Carnival At North University Community Library

Promotional graphic for the arts and crafts stations at the North University Community Library's Halloween Carnival.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween with the North University Community Library and the recreation center from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on October 31st, 2013. Activities are geared for children ages 6 and under. Don’t forget to wear your spookiest costume!

Halloween Harvest At El Cajon Farmers' Market

Promotional graphic for the Halloween Harvest At El Cajon Farmers' Market on October 31st, 2013.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

On October 31st, 2013 from 3-7pm, come join us at the El Cajon Farmers' Market for a Halloween Evening filled with exciting activities for the whole family! This is a free event!

Trick-Or-Treating At D Bar Hillcrest: Loaf Love Tillaween

Promotional graphic for Tillamook's Loaf Love Tour stop on Halloween at D Bar San Diego. Courtesy of Tillamook.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Trick-or-treating for candy is so 2012. This year, stop by D Bar Hillcrest to trick-or-treat for free Tillamook cheddar grilled cheese, grilled to perfection by Chef Keegan Gerhard.

Safe Trick Or Treat On Pumpkin Lane

Promotional photo of 2012 pumpkins participating in the Safe Trick or Treat in Encinitas. Courtesy photo of Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Halloween arrives on Thursday this year and downtown Encinitas merchants will be handing out treats to all the costumed kids who participate in DEMA’s annual Safe Trick or Treat.

Trunk Or Treat In Scripps Ranch

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

On October 31st from 5:30-8:30pm, come join us for some fun on Halloween night! Go from decorated car to car and collect candy! Enjoy games, music, food, and candy!

Trunk-Or-Treat At Bonita Valley Community Church

Promotional graphic for Trunk-or-Treat. Courtesy of Bonita Valley Community Church.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Our first ever "Trunk-or-Treat" event will happen on Thursday, October 31st, from 6:30 to 8:30pm and include – trunks full of candy, inflatables, a food court, prizes, and a whole lot more!

Spooky Silent Films At UCSD

Promotional graphic for Scott Paulson and the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Come and join the horror on October 31st at the University of California, San Diego. The Giesel Library will show frightful films on Halloween, including some vintage 16mm silent short film surprises featuring hauntings, vampirism, demons and ghosts.

91X Halloween Boo's Cruise

Promotional graphic for the 91X Boo's Cruise, taking place on October 31st, 2013. Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises San Diego.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Halloween! You have lots of choices for Halloween, and you have found the best one with the best ticket price! 91X Halloween Boo's Cruise includes cocktails, live bands, DJ entertainment, costume contest, prizes and ever-changing Bay views!

Halloween Heat Party With Okapi Sun

Promotional graphic for the Halloween Heat Party with Okapi Sun at the Belly Up Tavern on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8 p.m. Courtesy of the Belly Up Tavern.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 8 p.m.

There is no night spookier than Halloween at the Belly Up! Dress to the nines for a chance to win big in tonight's costume contest (cash prizes of $300, $200 and $100!) or come just for fun to enjoy our fabulous decorations!

The HalloWoogie Boat Party

Promotional graphic for The HalloWoogie Boat Party aboard the Bahia Belle. Courtesy photo of The Do LaB.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 8 p.m. to midnight

Legend has it that the elusive monster and the ghosts of the numerous people gone missing and mutilated still haunt the waters of Mission Bay.

Halloween Night At Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Promotional graphic for Halloween Night At Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9 p.m. Courtesy of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9 p.m.

Spend Halloween night at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego's party featuring performances by EC Twins, Designer Drugs and Two Door Cinema Club DJ Set. The party starts at 9 p.m.

Maxim Presents: The Dos Equis Masquerade Halloween Party

Promotional graphic for the Andaz San Diego’s Official Maxim Halloween 2013 Party. Courtesy of Andaz San Diego.

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Andaz San Diego is in for a happy Halloween as Maxim Magazine takes over the luxury hotel for one of a limited number of official, nationwide Halloween 2013 bashes.