Here’s a list of some awesome events going on in and around Los Angeles for the last week before Halloween.
Spider Pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition BoulevardLos Angeles, CA 90007
This special exhibit allows visitors to enter the world of the spiders. Visitors will have the special opportunity to view free-range spiders in an open environment. The Spider Pavilion will be available from September 23rd until November 4th and is located on the South Lawn.
Corona Public Library
650 South Main StreetCorona, CA 92882
The Corona Pubic Library offers 2 types of story times for children every Wednesday morning. Itty-Bitty Time is for caregivers and children ages birth to age 3 years old at 10:20 and 11:20am in the Bella Street Community Room. It includes cute stories, songs, rhymes and bouncing. Preschool story time is for kid’s ages 3-5 years old that go independently at 10:15am and 11:15am in the High Desert Room.
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
Griffith Park, Old Zoo
4730 Crystal Springs DriveLos Angeles, CA 90027
Hop on a hayride and get horrified. The hayride will tour around the Old Zoo where reports of real hauntings are numerous. Ticket prices start at $28 per person, check website for details. Oh and don’t forget to wear a poncho!
Halloween Family Carnival
Ronald Reagan Sports Park Hockey Arena
30875 Rancho Vista RoadTemecula, CA 92592
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gather the family and trick or treat for sweet treats in your costume. Join in on the family fun with a costume contest, games, prizes, face painting and more carnival fun. Fee: $5 wristband (includes unlimited games, activities & prizes, excludes food vendors)
Orange County Zoo
1 Irvine Park RoadOrange, CA 92869
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Join this sweet family friendly Halloween activitiy. Come on down and watch the animals receive treat-filled pumpkins all throughout the day. For children 12 years old and under there will be crafts, trick or treating, a scavenger hunt and face painting. The first 100 kids under 12 in costume will even receive a gift. All of this fun is free with zoo admission.
Boo at the Zoo
5333 Zoo DriveLos Angeles, CA 90027
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Garden is the place to go for wholesome family fun Halloween entertainment in Los Angeles. There will be trick or treating for kids 12 and under, storytelling, puppet shows, pumpkin carving and a creepy creature encounter at the Winnick Family Children’s Zoo.
Desiree Eaglin loves Halloween, but not scary stuff. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can follow her on Twitter too.