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Halloween Events

Halloween Events

Check out San Diego's 2015 Halloween events. 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.

The Annual Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

Promotional photo of the annual pumpkin patch at Bates Nut Farm. Courtesy of Bates Nut Farm.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

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 Scream Zone (September 25 – November 1, 2015)

Promotional graphic for The Scream Zone

Friday, September 25, 2015, 7 p.m. to midnight

2015 promises to make your worst nightmares come true. The Scream Zone will be more bloodcurdling than ever! Last year, these haunts were terrifying enough and this year promises to be so much more.

The Haunted Hotel (September 25 - November 1, 2015)

Promotional photo for The Haunted Hotel

Friday, September 25, 2015, 7 p.m. to midnight

This year, make your way through the creepiest doll island you will ever visit, try to escape the torturous grasp of The Dissectors, and watch your step as you come aboard our Clown Subway. It's packed full of spine tingling, heart pounding effects.

The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park (September 25 - November 1, 2015)

Promotional photo for The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park.

Friday, September 25, 2015, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Located in 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 never know which way the terror will hit you

Pumpkin Station El Cajon 2015

Promotional graphic for the 2015 El Cajon Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the El Cajon Pumpkin Station, Sept 25 - Oct 31. Featuring: giant slide; ferris wheel; play center; mini slide; helicopter ride; El Paso train ride; lil toot ride; game zone; petting zoo; pumpkin patch.

Pumpkin Station National City 2015

Promotional photo for the 2015 National City Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the National City Pumpkin Station, Sept 25-Oct 31. Featuring: giant slide; ferris wheel; play center; mini slide; El Paso train ride; car ride; train jumpee; skyfighter ride; petting zoo; pumpkin patch.

SeaWorld San Diego’s 2015 Halloween Spooktacular

Promotional graphic for Halloween Spooktacular, weekends Sept. 26th - Nov. 1st, at SeaWorld San Diego. Courtesy of SeaWorld San Diego.

Ongoing until Sunday, November 1, 2015

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.

Pumpkin Station Del Mar 2015

Promotional graphic for the 2015 Del Mar Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Del Mar Pumkin Station, Oct. 1- 31. Featuring: 2 giant slides; train jump; play center; antique carousel; swing ride; El Paso train ride; sky fighter ride; tubs of fun ride; game zone; petting zoo.

Pumpkin Station Rancho Bernardo 2015

Promotional graphic for the 2015 Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Patch. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Station October 1-31. Featuring: picnic area; 8′ tall corn maze; farm animals; tractor; hay-wagon; pumpkin farm.

Pumpkin Station Bonita: October 1-31, 2015

Promotional photo for the 2015 Bonita Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Bonita Pumpkin Station October 1-31. Featuring: picnic area; 8′ tall corn maze; farm animals; tractor hay-wagon; pumpkin farm.

Pumpkin Station Mission Valley 2015

Promotional graphic for the 2015 Mission Valley Pumpkin Station. Courtesy of Pumpkin Station.

Ongoing until Saturday, October 31, 2015

All Aboard! Let the adventure begin at the Mission Valley Pumpkin Station, October 2 - 31. Featuring: giant slides; train jump; mini slide; swing ride; ferris wheel; El Paso train ride; sky fighter ride; boat ride; petting zoo; pumpkin patch.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Presents 'Rise Of The Jack O'Lanterns'

Promotional graphic for RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Ongoing until Sunday, October 25, 2015

Come see more than 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack o'lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors arranged in creative ways along a 1/3-mile scenic walking trail all set to an original music score produced exclusively for The RISE!

Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2015 At LEGOLAND California®

Promotional photo for Brick-Or-Treat Party Nights 2015 at LEGOLAND California®

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 5 p.m.

The Park is open for five spooky-kooky nights - October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 30, 2015, starting at 5 p.m. It’s the home of Halloween fun, and it’s filled with music, costume contests, the Brick-or-Treat Trail and more!

La Costa Meadows Elementary 29th Annual Halloween Carnival

Promotional graphic of bats flying in front of an orange moon.

Friday, October 16, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

La Costa Meadows Elementary School in Carlsbad has a “spooktacular” way to get in the Halloween mood with their 29th Annual Halloween Carnival. The carnival includes two scary days of fun this year, FRIDAY, OCT. 16 AND SATURDAY, OCT. 17, 2015.

Haunted Aquarium 2015: Shipwrecked Science!

Promotional graphic for Haunted Aquarium 2015: Shipwrecked Science! Courtesy of Birch Aquarium

Friday, October 23, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Discover a sea of glowing beasts (big and small), get sticky with slime, and enjoy shipwrecked stories, all while BOO-gieing down to live music and having a monstrous good time. Recommended for ages 2+. FRIDAY & SATURDAY FROM 6-9 PM.

Mana De San Diego's Brindis Gala 2015

Promotional graphic for Mana de San Diego's Brindis Gala 2015.

Friday, October 23, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join MANA de San Diego for the event of the year at the 2015 Brindis Annual Gala on Friday, October 23rd. From 6-9pm, there will be entertainment, a silent auction, social style dinner* and program.

Monster Mash Dance Show & Kidzone Halloween Museum

Promotional photo for Monster Mash Dance Show & Kidzone Halloween Museum. Courtesy of Legends Performance Academy

Friday, October 23, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

It's the perfect up-close and personal show for a family night out! These young professional performing artists will give you a spooktacular show as they dance and act as zombies, clowns, mummies and more. Shows are 20 mins. long, held every 30 mins.

The Boulevard Boo! Parade 2015

Promotional photo of the The Boulevard Boo! Parade. Courtesy of  College Area Business District

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 10 a.m.

This fun, 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. Enjoy music, carnival rides, games, food trucks.

Spooktacular Fun At Grossmont Shopping Center

Promotional graphic for Spooktacular Fun at Grossmont Shopping Center.

Saturday, October 24, 2015, noon

Bring the kids in their cutest costumes and join us for some Halloween fun at Grossmont Center! We are hosting a day filled with treats, costume contests, photo booths and pumpkin painting.

Trick-Or-Treat In The Library

Promotional Halloween graphic

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Trick-or-treat around the Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Branch Library to gather treats and then enjoy a holiday film.

Little Italy's Trick-Or-Treat On India Street

Promotional graphic for Little Italy's Trick or Treat on India Street.

Friday, October 30, 2015, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

During Trick-or-Treat on India Street, Little Italy businesses open their doors to make Halloween a safe and special night for our urban-neighborhood children.

Orange & Black Ball

Promotional graphic for the Orange & Black Ball, Friday, October 30, 2015. Courtesy of Timken Museum of Art

Friday, October 30, 2015, 6 p.m. to midnight

The Timken Museum of Art is proud to present the Orange & Black Ball, a masquerade gala to raise awareness and funds that benefit the museum's art education and outreach programs. Come celebrate the Timken collection in style.

The Del’s 2015 Hallo-wine & Spirits® Party

Promotional photo of a jack-o-lantern for The Del’s Hallo-wine & Spirits® Party

Friday, October 30, 2015, 7 p.m. to midnight

Don your best costume and join us for the 6th annual, adults-only, “Hallo-wine and Spirits” Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats, delicious wines and dancing until you drop!

Haunted Harrah's 2015

Promotional graphic for Haunted Harrah's 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015, 8 p.m.

We are excited to announce the return of Haunted Harrah's, a spooktacular getaway with multiple stages, casino gaming and a party that doesn't stop until 3 a.m.

Grossmont’s Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Event

Promotional graphic for Grossmont's Halloween Trick-or-Treat Event.

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring your family to a safe place to trick-or-treat this October for a Halloween to remember.

Monster Bash 2015

Promotional photo for Monster Bash. Courtesy of McFarlane Promotions

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

San Diego’s biggest Halloween Block Party returns and will be unleashed on the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village neighborhoods transforming over eight city blocks into the largest Halloween event in California. Experience five insane stages.

Halloween Night At The Haunted Whaley House

Exterior photo of the Whaley House. Photo courtesy of Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO)

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6 p.m. to midnight

Have a ghoulishly good time this Halloween when the Whaley House, lit by historic oil lamps, will remain open until midnight. Hear the chilling tales of ghosts who roam the house and enjoy period music played by our docents.

San Diego Zombie Crawl - Halloween In The Gaslamp

Promotional graphic for the San Diego Zombie Crawl taking place in the Gaslamp Quarter.

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Your ticket includes 13 welcome shots, and not one but TWENTY premier Halloween parties at the Top 20 nightclubs and bars in the Gaslamp Quarter. All 20 plush nightlife destinations are along the famous Fifth Avenue.

Nightmare On Normal Street 2015

Promotional graphic for Nightmare On Normal Street. Courtesy of Hillcrest Business Association

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Coming to Hillcrest Halloween Night from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.! $1,000 in prizes for the costume competitions at 9 p.m. All new fright zones brought to you by different local Hillcrest businesses. Food trucks. Full Bar/ VIP Zones

Scary Singles On The Loose!

Photo courtesy of Simply The Best Singles, promoting their singles events.

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Simply The Best Singles, an upscale organization for singles age 40 to 60ish, presents "Scary Singles On The Loose," Saturday, Oct. 31st from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Morgan Run Golf & Resort. Costumes are encouraged with prizes for the best.

Massaquerade Ball At The Historic Lafayette Hotel

Promotional flyer for the Massaquerade Ball.

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Four areas of sound, playing the best in EDM, hip hop and top 40s, 2 ball rooms, full service bars, Vampires & VIPs pool area with free wine tastings. Choose your Hell Haunted House and Cash give aways for Best Dressed, Sexiest Dressed and Scariest.

Hard Rock Horror Story

Promotional graphic for the Halloween party at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Oct. 31, 2015.

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 9 p.m.

Plan your spookiest costumes, grab your friends and get your freak on at our legendary Halloween party! Experience the Gaslamp and the best of all Halloween parties in San Diego. It’s going to be our biggest Halloween bash yet with over 20 DJs.