ALISO VIEJO
Fall Fest – Hosted by Compass Bible Church October 31, 2019 6-9 PM.
For the past 15 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.
Aliso Viejo Library Spooktacular
October 31, 2019. 4 pm
All ages welcome for crafts, decorating and mummy bowling!
Also enjoy a special performance from Buster Balloon! Costumes welcome.
LOCATION: Aliso Viejo Library
1 Journey Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
INFORMATION: 949-360-1730
DANA POINT
Spooky Seas October 18-19, 2019 6-9 pm
Join the Ocean Institute for a night full of fun and fright. The haunted adventure begins aboard the Brig Pilgrim with ghost sailors, continues with a visit from a siren in the historic Boathouse, and ends in a Mad Scientist lab with hands on experiments! Excuse yourself from the ghostly gathering to enjoy hot cocoa, apple cider, and educational activities inside the Ocean Education Center.
Activities in the Ocean Education Center are suitable for all ages. The Haunted Tour is suitable for those ages 8 and up.
LOCATION: Ocean Institute
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point
Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt October 19, 2019 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. Rangers, Lifeguards and other volunteers all pitch in to make this a really fun evening,
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
Halloween Spooktacular & Trunk or Treat October 25, 2019
4:30 – 8:30 pm
A Spooktacular Halloween-themed event at the Dana Point Community Center. The City of Dana Point Recreation Division is teaming up with Dana Point Police Services for two great family events on one night.
Besides their regular indoor activities of carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, entertainment, costume parade, and treats for all the children, Dana Point Police Services will be holding their Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot area. Come meet the Blood Hounds, Bomb Squad, K-9 Unit, Mounted Patrol and the dedicated staff that keep our City safe. Free BBQ hot dogs and refreshments.
LOCATION:DanaPoint Community Center 34052 Del Obispo St.
Dana Point, California 92629
INFORMATION: 949-248-3530
LAGUNA NIGUEL
Haunted Trails October 17-19, 2019
6:30-10pm (ends at 8:30 Thursday night)
There was a hotel in the Valley of Crowns that sat empty for years due to mysterious sounds. The hallowed halls are haunted by those from the past, screaming, and searching for answers at last! Guides will escort groups through the old hotel, the lobby, kitchen, and the gardens of HELL!
This is a very SCARY events and do not recommended for children under 8 years of age. Pre-sale wristbands go on sale Monday, August 14 during office hours 8am-5pm at the Crown Valley Park Registration Office. Prices go up for wristbands purchased after 5pm, on October 17, 18, and 19.
LOCATION:Crown Valley Community Park 29751 Crown Valley Parkway Laguna Niguel, Location at the entrance to the Community Park on the emergency road.
INFORMATION: 949-425-5100
Yappy Howl-O-Ween Thursday, October 24, 2019 4-7 pm
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.
Beer and a selection of barbecue items are also available for purchase. “Proceeds support The Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence.
LOCATION:The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
Haunted Skate Contest Saturday, October 26, 2019 5-9 pm
Celebrate Halloween with Laguna Niguel Skate Park at the Haunted Skate Contest! Skaters will enjoy a costume contest, food, giveaways, games, amazing prizes, and much more. Skaters must have liability waiver signed by parent/guardian before entering the park.
$10 for members/$20 for non-members until Friday, October 25 (prices then go up). Haunted contest is free for spectators. .
LOCATION: Laguna Niguel Skate Park 27745 Alicia Pkwy Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
MISSION VIEJO
Hometown Halloween
October 26, 2019 4-7 pm
Celebrate this fall holiday with themed carnival games, crafts, music and much more from 4 pm to 6 pm.
Then from 6 pm to 7 pm, it’s fun or fright as you travel through our glowing haunted maze. Game tickets are $0.50 each and are available for purchase at the information booth. Cash only.
LOCATION: Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center 24932 Veterans Way Mission Viejo
NEWPORT BEACH
Halloween Party at the Library
October 31, 2019 4-5:30 pm
Trick-or-treat at Newport Beach Public Library!
Calling all little ghouls and goblins for a fun-filled Halloween party. Not-so-spooky stories at 4:00pm, followed by crafts and trick-or-treating around the library. Remember to wear your costume!
Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
LOCATION:Central Library Children’s Room 1000 Avocado Ave. Newport Beach, California
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA
Fall Family Festival October 31, 2019 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy Spooktacular fun for the entire family at the Fall Family Festival, sponsored in partnership with SAMLARC and the City of Rancho Santa Margarita.
Trick-or-Treat in a fun and safe environment, enjoy multiple inflatables and bounce houses, partake in the costume contest and join the child and pet costume parade while you listen to music and play games. Capture memories at our festive photo backdrop and purchase refreshments throughout the event from local vendors.
Entrance is complimentary for SAMLARC members. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bags to fill at the booths around the park!
LOCATION:Central Park 30842 La Miranda Rancho Santa Margarita
SAN CLEMENTE
Casa Creepy: Haunted House
October 25-27, 2019 7-9 pm
Casa Creepy Haunted House is south Orange County’s largest family-friendly Halloween attraction, with a 1920s-themed haunted house and gardens. Walk through 2.5 acres of the most haunted mansion on the block! Werewolves, vampires and ghosts are waiting behind every corner of our historic home, and you can bet on plenty of creepy-crawlies in the gardens.
Casa Creepy Haunted House is suitable for most families with children ages 8 and up; please use your discretion. Costumes are encouraged; masks not allowed. $12 general adult admission, $7 for ages 12 and under
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is a nonprofit 501(c3) cultural center and is the historic home of the founder of the City of San Clemente. Casa Romantica provides year-round programs for all ages in arts, music, history and horticulture.
LOCATION: Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens 415 Avenida Granada San Clemente, CA 92672
INFORMATION: (949) 498-2139
Spooky San Clemente
October 26, 2019 4-7 pm
Attention all ghosts and goblins! Join us at Spooky San Clemente for scary fun and hours of fright including a haunted maze, a mystical magic show, a costume contest and parade, a movie on the lawn (MONSTERS, INC at 6 pm), and ghostly games.
The Downtown Business Association and local shops will be open for “Treat Street” down Avenida Del Mar. Activity wristbands will be available for purchase for $5 at the event. This is a family-friendly Halloween celebration!
LOCATION: Community Center 100 N. Calle Seville San Clemente, California 92672
City of San Clemente Pumpkin Splash October 30, 2019 3-5 pm
Bring your bathing suit and towel and jump in the pool with the pumpkins! Free event for all ages – event includes a floating pumpkin patch, giant inflatables, and more!
Each participant will take home an orange floating friend of their choosing.
LOCATION: Ole Hanson Beach Club
105 W. Avenida Pico San Clemente, California 92672
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
Ghosts and Legends Tour Friday, October 25, and Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:30, 7:00 and 7:30 pm.
Get in the spirit of Halloween by joining the Historical Society Walking Tour Guides on a spooky walking tour of Los Rios Street, the oldest residential neighborhood in California. Be prepared for creepy tales of big black dogs, strange monks who have lost their heads, ghostly tales about a lady in white who have all been seen in this area.
LOCATION:O’Neill Museum / Historical Society 31831 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA

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