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Halloween Events

Halloween Events

Check out San Diego's 2014 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.

Bates Nut Farm Annual Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo for the annual Pumpkin Patch at Bates Nut Farm. Courtesy of Bates Nut Farm.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

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 pony rides.

The Haunted Hotel (September 26 - November 1, 2014)

Promotional graphic for the Haunted Hotel.

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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 Of Balboa Park (September 26 – November 1, 2014)

Promotional photo for the Haunted Trail of Balboa Park.

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Located in San Diego’s world famous Balboa Park, The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Visitors, watch your back.

The Scream Zone 2014 (September 26 – November 1, 2014)

Promotional graphic for The Scream Zone 2014. Courtesy of The Scream Zone.

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7 p.m. to midnight

The Scream Zone is considered among the goriest, scariest, and screaming-est fright fests in the darkened corners of Southern California. We invite you to please be our guest, that is, if you have the nerve!

SeaWorld San Diego’s 2014 Halloween Spooktacular

Promotional graphic of Halloween Spooktacular, weekends Sept. 27th - Oct. 26th, at SeaWorld San Diego. Courtesy of SeaWorld San Diego.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 26, 2014

Enjoy silly spooky shows, fun-fishy activities and photo ops with wacky characters. Grab gobs of ghoulish goodies and so much more! Come in costume with the kids and have fun trick-or-treating!

Pumpkin Station Chula Vista 2014

Promotional photo for the 2014 Chula Vista Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Chula Vista Pumpkin Station September 27th through October 31st.

Pumpkin Station El Cajon 2014

Promotional graphic for the 2014 El Cajon Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the El Cajon Pumpkin Station, September 27th through October 31st.

Pumpkin Station National City 2014

Promotional photo for the 2014 National City Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the National City Pumpkin Station, September 27th through October 31st.

Pumpkin Station Del Mar 2014

Promotional graphic for the 2014 Del Mar Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Del Mar Pumkin Station, September 27th - October 31st.

International Harvest Dance Festival

Promotional graphic for the International Harvest Dance Festival taking place September 27th and 28th, 2014.

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event is FREE and features free dance lessons, dance performances, folk arts and craft vendors plus food and beverages.

Pumpkin Patch At Mountain Valley Ranch

Promotional graphic for the 2014 Pumpkin Patch at Mountain Valley Ranch. Courtesy of Mountain Valley Ranch.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

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)

Pumpkin Station Bonita 2014

Promotional photo for the 2014 Bonita Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Bonita Pumpkin Station October 1st through October 31st.

Pumpkin Station Rancho Bernardo 2014

Promotional graphic for the 2014 Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Station October 1st through October 31st.

Oktoberfest Beer & Food Tour Of San Diego

Promotional photo of the Oktoberfest Beer and Food Tour of San Diego.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

In keeping with the Oktoberfest celebration, we're offering our Beer and Food Walking Tour with special Oktoberfest games and prizes throughout the month of October.

Boomont Park Fall Festival & Haunt 2014

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

Ongoing until Saturday, November 1, 2014

Why celebrate Halloween once when you can celebrate all weekend, all October long? Boomont Park is fun for all ages; Activities run every Friday from 5pm to close and Saturday and Sunday all day plus November 1st.

Pumpkin Station Mission Valley 2014

Promotional graphic for the 2014 Mission Valley Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Mission Valley Pumpkin Station, October 4th through October 31st.

Halloween Magic With Welk Illusions (Wednesdays In October Plus Halloween!)

Photo of Magician Anthony Hernandez, who will be performing Welk Illusions every Wednesday Night in October and Friday, October 31, 2014.

Ongoing until Wednesday, October 29, 2014

This family friendly magic and illusion show runs 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission. After the show meet magician Anthony Hernandez and his cast as they show you how to perform magic and answer your questions about the show.

South Park Celebrates Fall Walkabout With A Taste Of Harvest

Promotional graphic for South Park's Fall Walkabout. Courtesy of South Park.

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wishing to introduce people to the unique and independent boutiques, cafes and taverns of South Park, businesses will be open late featuring specials, live entertainment, gift basket raffles, free trolley and walking tours!

Summers Past Farms Pumpkin Patch

Promotional graphic for this year's Summers Past Farm's October pumpkin patch. Courtesy of Summers Past Farms.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 26, 2014

Come out and enjoy the country. There will be popcorn, corndogs, coffee, smoothies, and drinks for you to enjoy.

Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2014 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 25, 2014

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.

Alta Vista Botanical Garden's Fall Fun Festival

Promotional graphic for the Fall Fun Festival. Courtesy of Alta Vista Botanical Gardens.

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bob for apples, decorate pumpkins, participate in a beanbag toss, and make arts & crafts at Alta Vista Garden's Fall Fun Festival!

Pumpkin Express Train Ride & Pumpkin Patch

Promotional graphic for the Pumpkin Express train ride. Courtesy of Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association, Inc.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 26, 2014

Join in the fun as we board the Pumpkin Express train ride and travel to the Great Pumpkin Patch at the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum!

Monster Manor In Mira Mesa

Promotional graphic for Monster Manor.

Ongoing until Friday, October 31, 2014

Monster Manor is an annual all-volunteer, charity, Halloween haunted attraction. Monster Manor is operated by the Mira Mesa Theatre Guild and is designed to benefit many non-profit organizations throughout the area.

28th Annual Craft Fair & Children's Carnival

A young Darth Vader and Princess Leia promoting a past Annual Craft Fair. Courtesy of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church Preschool.

Friday, October 17, 2014, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Stop by the craft fair to get one-of-a-kind "pinterest-like" items and start your holiday shopping. Families can enjoy the Children’s Carnival which will include games, crafts for kids, and small prizes. Costumes encouraged!

'Zombie Prom' At Old Town Temecula Community Theater

Promotional graphic for the "Zombie Prom" production at Old Town Temecula Community Theater.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 26, 2014

This girl-loves-ghoul Off-Broadway musical is set in the atomic 1950s at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal.

VONS Handmade Holidays: Creepy Claws

Graphic logo of The New Children's Museum.

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Build your own grabber toy to use this Halloween! Learn how to easily transform common household objects into a hungry monster, silly ghost or your own creative character.

Home Start's 7th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival

Promotional graphic for Home Start's 7th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival. Courtesy of Home Start.

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Attendees at the fundraiser will sip boutique wines, craft beer and spirits, and dine on hors d’oeuvres at a beautiful private estate in the hills near Balboa Park. Interactive painting opportunities will be available for guests.

Spooky Sleepover - Spend The Night At The Zoo!

Promotional graphic for the San Diego Zoo.

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 4 p.m.

Spend the night at the Zoo! Grab your Halloween costume and get ready to meet some creepy critters! For families with children ages 4 and older. (Saturdays, October 18 and 25)

Cinema Under The Stars Presents 'Psycho'

Promotional graphic for Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 8 p.m. to 10:10 p.m.

Hitchcock didn't just create the modern horror film with "Psycho," he validated it. Famous for its shower scene and immortal for its contribution to the horror genre.

ScholarShare’s Finger Painting Friday: Pumpkin Spice Paintings

Photo of children attending a previous Finger Painting Friday at the New Children's Museum. Courtesy of the New Children's Museum.

Friday, October 24, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to midnight

Use herbs and spices to mix colorful, scented paints and create a unique masterpiece.

Haunted Birch Aquarium 2014 Shipwrecked!

Promotional graphic for Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked!, October 24 & 25, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. Courtesy of Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Friday, October 24, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy close encounters of the fishy kind, BOO-gie down with live music, and explore our wreckage for sunken treasures. Wander the aquarium’s galleys for tricky treats and discover a sea of glowing creatures—while having a monstrous good time.

Haunted Tales On The Star Of India: Oct 24, 25 & 31

Promotional flyer for Haunted Tales On The Star Of India on October 24, 25 & 31, 2014.

Friday, October 24, 2014, 6 p.m.

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.

Pumpkins & Pancakes At Seaport Village

Promotional graphic for Pancakes & Pumpkins at Seaport Village. Courtesy of Seaport Village.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a a full pancake breakfast and the opportunity to decorate your own pumpkin just in time for Halloween.

The Boulevard BOO! Parade

Promotional graphic for the BOO! Parade taking place October 25. Courtesy of BOO! Parade.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10 a.m.

This free, family event is bigger and spookier than ever! More floats, more zombies, more music and more surprises. More of what makes the Boulevard BOO! Parade San Diego’s only Halloween Parade.

The San Diego Lindy Haunt Presents 'Doctor Who Halloween'

Promotional graphic for Doctor Who Night at San Diego Lindy Haunt. Courtesy of Dan & Svea's San Diego Lindy.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11 a.m. to midnight

Get ready for two nights of "Doctor Who" inspired Halloween swing dancing!

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Presents Boo Bash

Promotional photo of the The Salvation Army Kroc Center's Boo Bash on October 25, 2014.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The hauntless jaunt promises hours of festive fun including trick-or-treating, fang-tastic pumpkin decorating, spooky carnival games, snacks, frightful bounce houses, rock climbing, and more!

Shock-A-THON! Dance-A-thon

Promotional photo for Culture Shock's Shock-A-THON! Dance-A-thon.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Culture Shock Dance Troupe presents SHOCK-A-THON a SPOOKY Dance-a-thon Pledge Drive to support The Culture Shock Nutcracker. Six hours of non-stop dancing, entertainment, and fun!

Crime Stoppers 'Light The Night Against Crime' 5K

Promotional graphic for the 28th Annual “Light the Night Against Crime” 5k Run/Walk at Balboa Park!

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Cops and Robbers 5k Chase! Dress as your favorite Cop or Robber! – Deputy Dog, Barney Fife, Bonnie & Clyde, Miami Vice and get ready for the Crime Stoppers 'Light The Night Against Crime' 5K!

Sabor On The Bay (Dia De Los Muertos)

Promotional graphic for Sabor On The Bay (Dia De Los Muertos) on October 25, 2014.

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8 p.m. to midnight

Since 2009, Sabor On The Bay is the largest Latin inspired boat cruise event in America. The Spanish word “Sabor” means flavor or taste, which distinctly reflects our unique boat cruise that sails along the beautiful waters of San Diego bay.

Trick Or Trot 5K & 3K Fun Run

Graphic logo for Trick or Trot 5K/3K Fun Run on October 26, 2014.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7 a.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, Roosevelt Middle School, home to 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi, holds its first annual Trick or Trot 5K/3K Fun Run at Morley Field in San Diego’s Balboa Park beginning at 8 a.m.

Spooktacular 10k/5k Run-Walk

Promotional photo from 2013 Spooktacular race participants.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

The Spooktacular 10K is a Halloween run, so sport a spooky costume and join in the fun! Registration includes a Spooky Medal, T-shirt, costume contests, pumpkin pie awards and more.

Sikes Spooktacular

Photo of Pumpkins for Sikes Spook-tacular on October 26th, 2014.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead is celebrating Halloween again this year with fun farmhouse activities: Scavenger Hunt, Web Weaving, Skulls, Mummy Wrapping, a Pinata and More!

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day 2014

Promotional photo of a previous Halloween Family Day At Balboa Park. Courtesy of Balboa Park.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Families can kick off their Halloween celebrations with a spooktacular array of free hands-on activities and free admission for kids 12 and under with paid adult at the annual Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on Sunday, October 26.

Fall Festival At First United Methodist Church Of San Diego

Promotional graphic for the Fall Festival at First United Methodist Church of San Diego.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring the whole family in costume for a cakewalk, fun jump house with slide, games, crafts, prizes, face painting, candy and more!

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 26, 2014, 5:30 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.

Trunk Or Treat

Promotional photo of pumpkins for Halloween.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Classic cars, Music, Candy, Cake Walk & More! Food for purchase, costumes welcome. Please join us for this fun filled event!

SchlockFest Film: 'Curse Of The Werewolf'

Promotional poster for the 1961 cult classic, "Curse Of The Werewolf."

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In 18th century Spain, a child is born under horrible circumstances under a full moon. On another full moon as an adult, he turns into a werewolf and terrifies the town.

La Jolla Riford Branch Library: Halloween Story Time!

Promotional graphic for Halloween Story Time! Courtesy of La Jolla Riford Branch Library.

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Join Ms. Teri and Mr. Bill for a spooky fun story time and then afterwards kids can Trick-or-Treat in the library thanks to the Friends of the La Jolla Library!

Cinema Under The Stars Presents 'Young Frankenstein'

Promotional graphic for the 1974 film, "Young Frankenstein."

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

After years of trying to live down his family’s reputation, Dr. Frankenstein's grandson inherits grandfather's castle and repeats his experiments, with hilarious results.

Toddler Time: Boo! It’s Halloween Story Time

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

Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bring your little boo in costume for a fun Halloween-themed story time at the Museum!

Safe Trick Or Treat On Pumpkin Lane

Promotional graphic for Safe Trick or Treat on Pumpkin Lane. Courtesy photo of Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5 p.m.

South Coast Hwy 101 will be decorated with elaborately carved pumpkins at different viewing locations, and the Queen will be granting wishes at the 'Queen’s Court.'

San Diego Monster Bash 2014

Graphic logo for the 2014 San Diego Monster Bash.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 6 p.m.

Come party with the scariest demons, most lustful vampires, spookiest ghosts, and sexiest villains you’ve ever seen at San Diego’s biggest Halloween Block Party!

The Zombie Ball At The San Diego Museum Of Man

Promotional graphic for The Zombie Ball. Courtesy of Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7 p.m. to midnight

Music and dancing; live performances; costume contests; complimentary Starbucks Coffee, beverages, zombie-themed dessert buffet and professional make-up services for your zombie perona!

Halloween Silent Movie: 'Phantom Of The Opera'

Promotional photo of Spreckels Organ Pavilion.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Free public showing of Lon Chaney's 1925 "Phantom Of The Opera" accompanied by organist Russ Peck.