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Halloween Celebrations

Halloween parties, Fall Festivals and seasonal parades!

** Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Aliso Viejo Anaheim
Brea Buena Park
Costa Mesa
Cypress Dana Point    
Fullerton Garden Grove
Huntington Beach Irvine
Laguna Hills Laguna Niguel
La Habra Lake Forest
La Palma Los Alamitos
Orange
Santa Ana Stanton
Tustin
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ALISO VIEJO

Spooktacular

Bring the entire family to the Club for our annual "Spook-Tacular" trick-or-treating. Don't forget to dress in your costume! We will give prizes for the most creative costumes throughout the night. Parent participation is required. Limited number of spots for each time slot.

The event will be split into two groups, one kicking off at 5:30 p.m. and the other at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost for members to attend, non-members will be required to pay $10 per attending child.

LOCATION:
Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo
50 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

INFORMATION:
Due to limited space, partygoers must register in advance by either stopping by Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo’s Club Desk or by calling (949) 330-5560.

ANAHEIM

Motel 6 Feet Under - Haunted House in Anaheim
September 15 - November 11, 2016
Thursdays - Sundays

Are you ready for the SCARIEST haunted house in Orange County!? If you are, then step inside Motel 6 Feet Under - and get lost! This haunted maze is sure to frighten even the most seasoned of Halloween veterans, with state-of-the-art props and animatronics around every corner, a dedicated staff of haunting ghouls and just a touch of magic!

What's better than being scared silly? Supporting a good cause while doing so! Motel 6 Feet Under is a non-profit which benefits the local community, and is partnered with BOO! (Building Occupational Opportunities) which benefits local under-served adults by providing theatrical arts and construction training.

LOCATION:
Business Expo Center
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA 92805

INFORMATION:
For more info and to purchase tickets visit online


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Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Halloween Parade has been an Anaheim tradition since 1924, when baseball legend Babe Ruth was honored as the Grand Marshal of the celebration.

The Fall Festival features game and food booths, live entertainment, craft fair, haunted house, pumpkin patch, a children's costume contest and trick-or-treating. Food and craft booths are available for a nominal fee.

LOCATION:
Most events are held in Downtown Anaheim, at the Center Street Promenade

INFORMATION:
(714) 999-3456

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Halloween Treat-or-Treating at Anaheim Town Square
October 31

FREE Event! Activities include: Trick-or Treating, Pumpkin Decorating, Face Painter, Balloon Artist, Train Rides, a Costume Contest and More!

LOCATION:
Anaheim Town Square
2180 East Lincoln Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

INFORMATION:
714.956.3411

BREA

Kidgets Boo Bash

Festive Halloween crafts and activities.

Located Lower Level in Center Court, behind the Center Court Elevator, next to Fountain

LOCATION:
Brea Mall
1065 Brea Mall
Brea, CA 92821


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Kidz Block Party

North Orange County's Largest Free Halloween Alternative Event at Downtown Brea.

Presented by The Cause Community Church featuring face painting, pony rides, games, bounce house, petting zoo,rock climbing wall, raffles, prizes, entertainment and free candy.

LOCATION:
Brea Downtown
E Birch St and S Brea Blvd
Brea, CA 92821

BUENA PARK

Pirate's Dinner Adventure presents "VAMPIRATE'S"
Every Day in October!

Care to join the VamPirates…. As Dinner?

Back by popular demand, Pirate's Dinner Adventure's Halloween-themed show, "VamPirate's" will return this October! Come celebrate at Treasure Bay's Annual Masquerade Ball with vampire hunters Randolph & Kate. They are there to forewarn guests of the dangers lurking in the haunted Secret Cove. Unfortunately, their cries of despair go unheard, as Captain Sebastian the Black and his horde of Vampire Pirates crash the Ball and take Randolph and Kate captive. The VamPirates take them aboard their ghostly ship, where they will prepare them as their midnight snack! Will Randolph and Kate escape the perils of the VamPirates appetite? Find out this October at Pirate's Dinner Adventure. Ghouls and ghosts of all ages are encouraged to dress up in costume and participate in the costume contest where prizes will be awarded. (Costume contest only runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

LOCATION:
Pirate's Dinner Adventure
7600 Beach Blvd
Buena Park CA, 90620

INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS:
For reservations and showtimes, please call (714) 690-1497

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Knott's Scary Farm
September - October 31

Knott’s professional “scare-masters” transform the old Berry Farm into Knott’s Scary Farm for another year of the world’s first, biggest and most famous theme park Halloween event! Every year all 160-acres of Knott’s Berry Farm are transformed into your worst nightmare with themed mazes, live shows, and scare zones featuring hundreds of free-roaming monsters.

LOCATION:
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park CA, 90620

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Knott's Spooky Farm
Every weekend in October

Knott’s Berry Farm invites kids ages 3-11 to dress to impress in all their Halloween finery and come to 'Snoopy’s Costume Party' in Camp Snoopy. This daytime, non-scare celebration of cheer rather than fear is the social event of the season with shows, activities and of course, trick or treating.

Admission to Spooky Farm is included with your Knott's Berry Farm admission.

LOCATION:
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park CA, 90620

COSTA MESA

Pacific Symphony presents: The Magic & Music of "Harry Potter"
October 22, 2016
10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

Attention all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins! Grab your brooms and fly away with us as Pacific Symphony performs selections from the Harry Potter films and more, complete with presentations by a professional magician.

Dress as your favorite wizard, sorcerer or other Halloween character for a Hogwarts Halloween.

LOCATION:
Segerstrom Concert Hall
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

INFORMATION:
(714) 755-5799

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Annual Trick or Treat Festival

The Orange County Market Place celebrates the Halloween season with its Annual Trick or Treat Festival & Halloween Hearse Show featuring free trick or treating, free face painting, pumpkin carving, Scream Contest, FreakShow Deluxe, hearse show and procession, bug exhibition, and more.

LOCATION:
Orange County Market Place/OC Fair & Event Center Lot A
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA

CYPRESS

City of Cypress Halloween Carnival October 31, 2016
6 pm

Family Games, Entertainment and Trick or Treat! Food will be sold for an additional cost at the event.

Admission $3 (cash only - children under 1 are no charge)

LOCATION:
Cypress Community Center
5700 Orange Ave

INFORMATION:
714-229-6780

DANA POINT

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt
October 22, 2016
6:30-8:30 pm

Don’t miss out on Doheny’s most festive event of the year! Bring your family and friends to celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment with good ole fashioned spookiness, arts and crafts, a fun zone, and an array of educational booths.

There is no charge for admission; however, a donation of one non-perishable per person is greatly appreciated. Don’t’ forget to dress up those little ones!

LOCATION:
Doheny State Beach, picnic sites A and B.

INFORMATION:
949-496-6172

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Halloween Kids Boo Cruise
2016 dates TBA

The haunted vessel, Sum Fun, will be cruising the harbor ever 20 minutes. This event is fun for the whole family and there will be a costume contest on every cruise! Be sure to dressed in your best Halloween attire! Be sure to get here early as this is a really popular event!

LOCATION:
Dana Wharf Sportfishing / Dana Point Harbor
34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point

INFORMATION:
949-496-5794

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Halloween Spooktacular & Moonlight Movie
October 28, 2016
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The City of Dana Point will be hosting spooky fun again this year.

Check back for more details.

LOCATION:
Dana Point Community Center
34052 Del Obispo St.
Dana Point, California 92629

INFORMATION:
949-248-3530

FULLERTON

Haunted Fullerton Walking Tours
September through October (special tour on Oct 31)
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Did you know Fullerton is one of the most haunted cities around? Ghosts are lurking at every corner. Take this tour and find out what businesses have pots and pans flying around after hours, what famous deceased Fullertonian makes an “appearance” now and then, enjoy some of Fullerton's history. These tours are a celebration of local legend while sharing stories of another facet of Fullerton’s history, particularly that of the downtown.

“Ghost hunters” should be prepared to walk approximately 1.5 miles (lasting about 2 ½ hours), and the tours will include climbing stairs. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sense of humor with them. The tour is not recommended for children under 13. $15 for museum members and $18 for the general public. Halloween tour is $20 for museum members and $25 for the general public

LOCATION:
Meet at Fullerton Museum

RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION:
(714) 738-6545
It's strongly advised to get your registrations in early

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Night of the Living Dead
October

The zombie classic that started it all! A true cult classic - and one of the scariest movies of all time. The dead are walking, and hunger for human flesh. A group of panicked survivors are barricaded in a deserted farmhouse while the army of flesh-eating zombies hovers outside their door. This Halloween experience the bone-chilling terror on STAGE!

Warning - Graphic Violence

LOCATION:
Maverick Theatre
110 E. Walnut
Fullerton

INFORMATION HOTLINE:
714-526-7070


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Temple Baptist Church's Fall Festival
2016 information coming!

Wear your costumes for our parade and contest. Play Games for candy and Prizes. Adults make your best homemade chili for our annual Chili Cook Off!!

LOCATION:
1601 W. Malvern Avenue
Fullerton, CA.

INFORMATION:
714-526-3262

GARDEN GROVE

Jack O’Lantern Jamboree

Sponsored by the city’s Community Services Department, the event will feature games, crafts, a spooky train, a bounce house and more. Snacks will be a available for purchase.

Must buy tickets before this event! - Admission is $8 per person; children 2 and under are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

LOCATION:
Atlantis Play Center
13630 Atlantis Way
Garden Grove, CA 92844

RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION:
714-741-5200

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Trunk-or-Treat
October 31

King of Kings Lutheran Church is hosted a Halloween event with games and meal. Kids come in costume and there will be photo opportunities.

LOCATION:
King of Kings Lutheran Church and School
13431 Newhope St
Garden Grove, CA 92843

INFORMATION:
714-530-2152

HUNTINGTON BEACH

Walk & Trick or Treat for the Animals - Huntingon Beach

Bring your dogs for a SPOOKTACULAR good time and help the OCSPCA save the animals! Stop along the walk route to trick-or-treat with your furry family members and your human kids too! Trick-or- treat through the “ghost town” of vendors, and explore the haunted dog agility area presented by the Zoom Room (or is it the Doom Room?)

Enjoy Halloween festivities: Games, Trick-or-Treating, Food/Treats, Costume Contests, Bounce House and more!

LOCATION:
Huntington Beach Central Park East
(Goldenwest and Talbert Avenues)

INFORMATION:
(714) 964-4445


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Main Street Halloween Fest
Monday October 31st, 2016

For children of all ages, this annual Halloween celebration comes courtesy of the Downtown Business Improvement District. The spooky festivities include a photo booth, petting zoo, rides, costume contests and more.

LOCATION:
Downtown Huntington Beach
Main Street and 5th Street by Pacific Coast Highway

INFORMATION:
(714) 536-8300

IRVINE

Boot Hill
Select nights starting October 14, 2016

An elaborate yard display in Irvine, BOOT HILL rises from the fog for it's 17th year to inhabit the residence at 16 Goldenrod. The unearthly spirits from the old west town of Bridgewood will materialize for NINE nights, transforming the residence at 16 Goldenrod into the old church and cemetary that once occupied the land. Come if you dare...but beware the ghost of Jedediah Smith, he has been known to roam through the decaying grounds of Boot Hill.

Free to all, donations are accepted with proceeds going to CHOC, Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

LOCATION:
16 Goldenrod
Irvine, CA

INFORMATION:
818-633-0300

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Spooktacular Fun Days
October 15, 16, 22, 23, 2016
9 am - 1 pm

Enjoy traditional family-friendly fall activities such as a pumpkin patch, treats, games, crafts, gourmet food trucks and much more. Come in costume!

Registration required for each child ages 1 month to 12 years; space is limited. Free admission and parking.

LOCATION:
The Great Park
5 Freeway and Sand Canyon
Irvine

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Fall Fest - Hosted by Compass Bible Church
Monday, October 31, 2016
5pm-9pm

For the past 10 years, FALL FEST has become a favorite event for families to enjoy on Halloween night. Costumes are welcomed...and encouraged. But please, for the sake of our younger guests NO SCARY COSTUMES.

The event is free, along with rides, games and candy. There will be small charge for food, so please bring cash (credit cards will be accepted with a small add’l charge).

LOCATION:
Compass Bible Church
140 Columbia in Aliso Viejo - There will be PLENTY OF PARKING and an event drop off zone available onsite.

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Trick-Or-Treat Through the City - Irvine
October 31

Little ghouls and boys will have a howling good time at Pretend City's Halloween Bug Bash! There’s something for every little trick-or-treater – even those of the two legged variety. Come dressed to thrill in this creepy creaky critter city. Creep and crawl your way through the city as you trick-or-treat at each of our exhibit spaces every 2 hours. This party is bound to go off with a scream!

Fee is included with museum admission

LOCATION:
Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

LAGUNA HILLS

The Empty Grave
September - October

New location - The Empty Grave has moved from it's Anaheim location to Laguna Hills Mall. This haunted attraction is located just off the 5 Freeway and El Toro, directly behind Pumpkin City Pumpkin Patch! Featuring state of the art special effects, live actors and animatronics. Online tickets available.

LOCATION:
23400 Laguna Hills Mall
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Ghostly Affair and A'Maze'ingly Haunted Hills

5:30-7:00 pm
Ghostly Affair - for ages 6 and under. Trick or treating, crafts, scavenger hunt & games. Don't forget to dress up in your favorite costume and bring your camera. $5 per child.

8:00-9:30 pm
A'Maze'ingly Haunted Hills - Haunted maze for ages 7 and older. $10 per child

LOCATION:
Laguna Hills Community Center
25555 Alicia Pkwy
Laguna Hills, CA

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Haunted Trails
October

Over three hundred years ago witches lived at the end of this trail, practicing their spells, and acts of magic! Dr. Greeten Sabit, witchdoctor of Crown Village, practiced the dark arts upon those who came seeking help for their ailments. Once the town uncovered the truth about the evil doctor, a mob was formed for retribution for those who fell prey to his experiments and rituals; that went terribly wrong. Although it is said that the doctor died, what happened on the night the mob met Dr. Sabit is uncertain. The evil acts Dr. Sabit inflicted upon his patients left a scar on Gallows Bend, leaving restless spirits roaming the trails....

This is a VERY SCARY event and not recommended for children under 8 years of age. $12 per entrance, purchase tickets in Parks and Recreation office on the night of the event.

LOCATION:
Crown Valley Community Park
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, Location at the entrance to the Community Park on the emergency road.

INFORMATION:
949-362-4351 x 1

 

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Yappy Howl-O-Ween
Thursday, October 27, 2016
4 to 7 p.m.

Yappy Howl-O-Ween is the chance for pups to strut their stuff in their favorite costume. A panel of judges will determine which canine will take home the prize in the costume categories of Dynamic Duo, Most Creative, Cute and Cuddly and, of course, Best in Show. First place prize in each category is a hand-painted dog bowl by Debby Carman of FauxPaw Productions.

Donation to enter the costume contest is $10 per canine per category.

LOCATION:
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629

LA HABRA

Children's Museum Funny Frankensteins
October 31

Calling all silly ghouls and goblins to make a funny frankenstein craft on Halloween Day!

Free with paid admission.

LOCATION:
Children's Museum at La Habra
301 South Euclid Street
La Habra

INFORMATION:
Please call 562-905-9793 for reservations

LAKE FOREST

Haunt at Heritage Hill
October 14 & 15, 2016
6 - 10:30 pm

Haunted House, Mazes, Goblins, Music, Stage Performances, Classic Horror Movie Screening. Wear your costume and come be part of this scary tradition.

Recommended for 12 years and older. Admission is $8 per person.

LOCATION:
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA

INFORMATION:
(949)923-2230

LA PALMA

Halloween Carnival
Monday, October 31, 2016
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

This yearly spooktacular event features a fabulous COSTUME CONTEST for ghouls and boys with special prizes in each age division! This year’s Halloween spookfest will feature CARNIVAL GAMES, a “GOBLIN GULCH” for children under the age of 5, and a haunted area.

Free event. This event will be canceled in the event of rain.

LOCATION:
Central Park
La Palma

INFORMATION:
For more information, please call the La Palma Recreation and Community Services Department at (714) 690-3350.

LOS ALAMITOS

Trunk or Treat
October
5:00 pm

The Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department is proud to bring back the second annual Trunk-or-Treat event. Held at Little Cottonwood Park, the FREE event will offer trunk-or-treating, treasure hunting, games, costume contests and more! Be sure to dress in your Halloween best and bring a bag for all of your loot!

Cost: FREE (food available for purchase)

LOCATION:
Little Cottonwood Park
4000 Farquhar Ave
Los Alamitos CA 90720

INFORMATION:
562-430-1073

ORANGE

Irvine Park Railroad - Pumpkin Patch
September 17 - October 31, 2016

Irvine Park Railroad's 11th annual pumpkin patch is fun for the entire family! The pumpkin patch opens daily at 10:00 am beginning September 17th through October 31st. Activities include train rides, hay rides, a haunted house, a hay maze, pony rides, a moon bounce, panning for gold, face painting, picture stands, the Orange County Zoo, and a lot more. Admission into the pumpkin patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary. Additional activities inside of the park include Irvine Park Rentals' paddle boats and Wheel Fun Rentals® bikes (single surrey bikes, deuce coupes, choppers, beach cruises and more), the Orange County Zoo and pony rides. School and group discounts available for Pumpkin Patch tours.

LOCATION:
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Road, Orange

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Bats, Cats & Spiders - Halloween Toddler Program

Learn about creatures that are associated with Halloween! Class includes hands-on learning, fun, spooky crafts, and meeting zoo animals up close.

Event Fee: $5.00 (includes ONE parent)
Parking Fee: Irvine Park entry fee is $3 per car weekdays & $5 per car weekends Age: 3-4 years old

LOCATION:
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869

INFORMATION:
Special Instructions: PHONE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call 714-973-6846 to register. Please note spaces fill quickly for toddler classes.


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Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival - Orange

Featuring Danzantes Del Sol, Veracruzano, Ballet Folklorico & Mariachi.

Come have your face painted for the tradition, Candies for the kids

LOCATION:
Moreno's Restaurant
4328 E. Chapman Ave
Orange, Ca 92869

INFORMATION:
For more information call 714 639-2181


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Halloween Zoo-tacular!
October 31

Fun activities include trick-or-treating (kids ages 12 & under), spooky crafts, a scavenger hunt (kids ages 12 & under), and face painting! See the zoo animals receive treat filled pumpkins throughout the day! First 100 children (ages 12 & under) in costume receive a special gift!

Free with zoo admission ($2 per person, ages 2 & under free) Parking Fee: Irvine Park entry $5 per vehicle

LOCATION:
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869

INFORMATION:
(714) 973-6847

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Treats in the Streets
Thursday, October 27, 2016
4-7 p.m.

The streets surrounding the Old Towne Plaza are closed off to traffic and Old Towne merchants decorate their shops and local non-profit groups provide delicious food items and tasty treats for a nominal charge.

Fun activities include games, trick or treating, a costume parade, and entertainment for participants of all ages. (Parents please leave masks and pets at home)

LOCATION:
Old Towne Orange Plaza Area
Chapman Ave. & Glassell

INFORMATION:
Orange Special Event Hotline (714) 744-7293

SANTA ANA

Discovery CubePresents: Spooky Science

Spend this Halloween with a Mad Scientist at the Cube! Make your way through the Mad Scientist’s house to learn about bugs, bones, x-rays and holograms and enjoy live demonstrations with dry ice. Plus, enjoy weekend costume parties and take home goodie-bags!

LOCATION:
Discovery Cube
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

INFORMATION:
714-542-2823

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BOO at the Zoo

This family-friendly costumed extravaganza will bring FUN, SAFE, trick-or-treating in a "Merry not Scary" Zoo atmosphere, with educational animal presentations, storytelling, and entertainment throughout the evening, with a grand finale costume parade!

For the older kids, there's also "Teen Scream," a haunted house filled with thrills and chills. This ghoulish attraction has a separate entrance, but is included with the price of admission.

LOCATION:
Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E. Chestnut Ave

INFORMATION:
714-953-8555

STANTON

Halloween Fun with Family and Friends
October 29, 2016
12-4 p.m.

Join the fun as the annual Halloween Fun with Family and Friends is conducted the Saturday prior to Halloween. This special event is open to ghosts and goblins of all ages and will feature games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag!

LOCATION:
Stanton Park
7800 Katella Avenue

INFORMATION:
For additional information please call 714-890-4270

TUSTIN

Halloween Howl

Costume contests, family entertainment, carnival games, prizes and candy. Hosted by City of Tustin Parks & Recreation

LOCATION:
Columbus Tustin Activity Center
17522 Beneta Way (Corner of Irvine Blvd & Prospect)

INFORMATION:
(714) 573-3009

VILLA PARK

Halloween Fest

The night before Halloween, the VP Towne Center suddenly becomes the happy haunting grounds for young ghosts, goblins, a few pirates, some skeletons, and lots of princesses who have escaped from their local castles.

Costumed children will have the opportunity to visit local merchants for treats throughout the Towne Centre.

LOCATION:
Villa Park Towne Centre

INFORMATION:
(714) 998-1500

WESTMINSTER

The Pumpkin Factory at Westminster Mall
October

Visit the Pumpkin Factory for all your pumpkin needs! Check ou the HUGE selection of pumpkins if all shapes and sizes while the kids play the carnival games, rides, get your face painted, and visit the petting zoo!

LOCATION:
Westminster Mall

INFORMATION:
(714) 483-9211

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