Grab the kids, put on your best Halloween costume and head out to one of these fantastic kid-ghoulish celebrations in Southern California. This is a roundup of the best of the best kid-friendly Halloween events in Southern California.
EEK! At The Greek
2700 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90027
Take the family for a night of family-friendly symphony fun. On Sunday, Oct. 27, the iconic Greek Theater transforms into EEK! At The Greek, a musical extravaganza featuring the 60-piece Symphony In The Glen Orchestra with Maestro Arthur B. Rubinstein. Special guest narrator, Stacy Keach, will read Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” and there will be trick or treating, crafts, face painting, a costume contest and more in the front plaza. Tickets are on sale now.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
1600 South Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
The happiest place on earth transforms into the best Halloween party in So Cal on select nights from until Nov. 1 from 7 p.m. until midnight! Have the whole family dress up in their Halloween costumes and take the kids to enjoy trick or treating, ghoulish fun, a spectacular Halloween fireworks display and more.
Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade
Started in 1924, the Anaheim Halloween Parade has become a city-wide tradition of celebration. The Halloween Parade, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 26, is a glowing nighttime pageant of ghosts, goblins, jack-o’-lanterns, and witches stretching a mile and a half through the darkened streets of downtown Anaheim. The parade takes off at dusk each year on the Saturday preceding Halloween.
Howl-O-Ween The Living Desert
47900 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Take the kids to howl at the moon at the Living Desert in Palm Desert. Included with zoo admission, kids of all ages are invited to the ever-popular Howl-O-Ween on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family-friendly activities include trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin bowling, costume contests, pumpkin decorating and more.
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500 Sea World Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
Every weekend until Oct. 27, the enchanting undersea world becomes spooktacular! Families are invited to enjoy silly spooky shows, fun fishy activities, crafts, activities and photo ops with wacky characters. Go in costume to grab gobs of ghoulish goodies and more. All of this spooktacular fun is included with admission.