It’s Halloween weekend and if you are still looking for something to do, we have plenty of opportunities for you to take part in. If you happened to put more effort into what you were wearing then where you were going, we have you covered!
The Adam Carolla Show Live Podcast
The City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 E Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806
There are opinionated personalities and then there is Adam Carolla. With an extensive radio and television career, Carolla has gone on to become a Renaissance man, enterprising his experience across multiple platforms of media. He is also the host of one of the most successful podcasts in history. After transitioning from terrestrial radio to the Internet realm, Carolla’s rabid fan base not only followed, but grew. The result was a Guinness world record setting amount of downloads for his podcast. Carolla continues to be one of the most aggressively articulate personalities both on radio and television. His brand of humor is that of crass common sense. The live translation of his podcast is nothing short of a party and Friday night, his team will be kicking off the Halloween weekend at the Grove of Anaheim. Carolla is also celebrating the release of his own collaborative beer, which should only help to lubricate the festivities.
There are plenty of options for those who want to celebrate Halloween across Orange County. And, for those who want alternatives to trick or treating, have great options for you as well! Make sure not to miss one of the last nights of Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland, which is offered today and ends on October 31st. For kids, visit these great Halloween Events. You can also take a ride and visit the best places to see Halloween Decorations in Orange County.
See Gwen Stefani
8808 Irvine Center Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
For the last go round at Irvine Meadows after over 30+ years of live music, concert promoters are pulling out all the stops. Appealing to the hometown crowd, Irvine Meadows will host it’s last two shows with Anaheim’s very own Gwen Stefani. Rounding out her national “This Is What The Truth Feels Like” tour, the pop music mainstay will help to give a proper send off to one of Southern California’s most iconic music venues. Having performed on the stage many times with her band No Doubt, Stefani was a cinch to host what will certainly be a bittersweet farewell. Stefani has surprised the crowd before on the Irvine Meadows stage and with two nights and so much emotion in the air, it’s totally OK to expect the unexpected.
Downtown Zombie Apocalypse
The Yost Theater
307 N Spurgeon St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
The collective community of downtown Santa Ana continues to transform the city as a whole into a destination that reaches well beyond the county lines. The Yost Theater along with the Frida and other surrounding businesses will be participating in a Halloween themed zombie apocalypse. Having a bit of holiday fun with the traditional concept of a street fair, downtown Santa Ana will be brimming with local vendors, live music and plenty to eat and drink. Costumes are not only encouraged but they are actually the focus of the event. If ever you felt compelled to step out of the house in loads of zombie make up, downtown Santa Ana is the destination this weekend. The event is open to all ages and runs from 2 in the afternoon until 9pm in the evening, giving you plenty of time to still hit that costume party.
Pan’s Labyrinth Screening
Cinepolis Laguna Beach
32401 Golden Lantern
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Guillermo Del Toro’s wildly imaginative fairytale, Pan’s Labyrinth, Cinepolis USA, is hosting a Halloween appropriate screening of the contemporary classic. Offering a state of the art cinematic experience, these luxury theaters are far from the standard popcorn and flat soda fare. Offering gourmet snacks, deluxe desserts like Junior’s New York Cheesecake, and a list of entrée options that range from Vietnamese tacos to a Cuban panini, this is the premium version of catching a flick. This screening of Pan’s Labyrinth is part of the Cinepolis HandPicked series, featuring world-class titles, cult classics, and timeless favorites that have all been digitally remastered for optimum moviegoing. Pan’s Labyrinth is the kind of film that finds the rare beauty in the macabre. Grab your tickets to enjoy this film in the best of environments.
Have Some Drinks At Baja Sharkeez
211 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Arguably the nightlife anchor of Main Street down in Huntington Beach, Sharkeez is rarely without a crowd. On Sundays in particular, Sharkeez shows some added love to the service industry. Offering dirt cheap prices on cocktails and appetizers throughout the night, the confines of this beach bar feel more like a nightclub with a rotation of special guest DJs selecting energetic party anthems all night. Transforming the ambience into a ruckus backyard party with proper bartenders and professional sound, if you’re hanging out in Huntington on the Sunday, you’re likely finishing out strong at Sharkeez. When it’s time to let loose, head on down to Main St. and do it right.