Dare to be a part of the 10th annual Haunt at Heritage Hill. This event will include The Haunted School House Fright Maze, scream zones including The Joker’s Side Show Maze, the return of Backwoods Nightmare, a DJ, light show, screenings of classic horror films, guest appearances and prizes. Costumes recommended, but no masks.
Get ready to be scared, thrilled and startled by the most depraved souls. Expect loud noises, special effects, gory visuals and terrifying imagery. See websites for select dates.
Oct. 13-14, 20-22, 27-29
The unearthly spirits from the Old West town of Bridgewood will materialize for eight haunting nights, transforming into the old church and cemetery that once occupied the hallowed ground. Beware the ghost of Jedediah Smith, as he has been known to roam the decaying grounds of Boot Hill, exacting revenge on all who cross his path.
Oct. 21, 22, 28-29
Grab your costumes and join the zoo for their annual “merry not scary” celebration in a fun, safe and family-friendly setting. Jump on board the “boofari” express train and make your way through 10 prize stations along the trick-or-treat trail. Other entertainment includes Halloween-themed games, storytelling, sing-alongs and visits with nocturnal animals.
Guests will be escorted in groups through a series of mazes and tents themed as Freak Show, Fortune Teller, Spider Maze and Clown Alley. Other spooky haunts include frightful music, black lights, fog machines, strobe lights and clowns popping out along the trail.
Dare to come to Laguna Hills and enter this frightful maze that will send shivers down your spine. This event is recommended for the brave only.
Surprise the kids with an afternoon of games, face painting and trick-or-treating at participating stores and restaurants at Kaleidoscope. For $5, children can pick a pumpkin from the patch to paint and have the chance to win a Grand Pumpkin giveaway basket filled with candy and an iPad.
Visit Huntington Beach as downtown transforms to HBoo Spookytown. Suitable for children of all ages, this annual Halloween celebration features spooky festivities like a moon bounce, petting zoo, pony rides, costume contests and more.
Join the OC Food Bank for a frightfully fun wine and food tasting fundraiser. Throughout the evening, you will be introduced to delectable California wines paired with signature dishes from top local restaurants. There will be dancing, entertainment, live and silent auctions, tours of Wilcox Manor and more. 2
Instead of trick-or-treating for candy, treat your palate to mouthwatering food paired with wine and beverages from four top Laguna Beach restaurants. Participating restaurants include Another Kind Café; Kitchen in the Canyon, Ivory Lounge and Restaurant and 7 Degrees. Other activities include music, dancing and a costume contest. lagunaplayhouse.com