Haunted Trail Balboa Park Sep. 27–Nov. 2
Enter a mile-long trail through twisted trees to experience an outdoor terror too immense for indoors.
Time/Place: Refer to website/Balboa Park
Trick-or-Treat on India Street Oct. 25
Enjoy traditional trick-or-treating, as Little Italy businesses along historic India St open their doors.
Time/Place: 5:30-7:30pm / Piazza della Famiglia
HauntFest on Main Oct. 25
Pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more!
Time/Place: 5-10pm / Downtown El Cajon
Haunted Aquarium: Sea Monster Mash Oct. 26–27
Discover a sea of glowing beasts, create seaweed slime and witch-crafts, and enjoy spooky stories, all while boo-gieing down to live music and having a monstrously good time.
Time/Place: 6–9 pm/Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla
North Park Day of the Dead Festival Oct. 26
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / North Park, San Diego
WCKD Village Oct. 26
San Diegos premier Halloween festival.
Time/Place: 6pm-Midnight / East Village, Downtown San Diego
Balboa Park Halloween Family Day Oct. 26
Dozens of free craft projects for kids, Day of the Dead-themed displays and activities, costume contests and parades, carnival games with prizes, live entertainment, and food trucks.
Time/Place: 11am-4pm / Balboa Park
City Heights Dia de los Muertos Oct. 26
Face painting, mask making, and prizes for the best catrina and catrin contest, plus dancing, singing and music.
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park
Oceanside Dia de los Muertos Oct. 27
Entertainment, carnival rides, altar displays and a classic car show!
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Mission San Luis Rey
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