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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Patch has rounded up fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Southern California – from the southern part of San Diego, through Orange and Riverside counties, to the beaches and valleys of Los Angeles.

Whether you opt for an activity close to home or a mini day trip, check out what’s planned this weekend from Saturday, October 29 to Sunday, October 30.

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Absolutely Halloween!: Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica

Auntie Ruby’s Daughters Foundation 5K Walk/Run: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles

Boo in L.A. Zoo: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles

Cut out: Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge

Fall Music Series: The Shops at Sportsmen’s Lodge, Los Angeles

Freaky Flora: Self-Guided Experience: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia

“Ghosts, Bats & Jack-O’-Lanterns” Ferris Wheel Halloween Light Show: Santa Monica, Pacific Park

Giggles and Screams Block Party: La Pintoresca Park, Pasadena

Halloween at the Hollywood Roosevelt: The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles

Hollywood True Crime and Haunted Tales Walking Tour: Hollywood Pantages Theater, Los Angeles

Honor System Pumpkin Patch: Brentwood Country Mart, Santa Monica

LA’s Haunted Hayride: Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Lynwood Halloween Festival: Lynwood City Hall Front Lawn, Lynwood

Mama G’S Horror Camp Musical Massacre: The Bourbon Room Hollywood, Los Angeles

Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run: Bluff Creek Park, Playa Vista

Nightmare on Banning Street: Potter’s House, Lynwood

Nights Of The Jack: King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

PC Pitstop: Cars and coffee: Runway Playa Vista, Los Angeles

Pumpkin Patch and Fall Fun Fest: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia

Scarium of the Pacific: Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

Skybar Los Angeles Halloween Weekend Happenings: Skybar at the Mondrian Los Angeles, West Hollywood

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch: Westfield Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks

Tricks and Treats: Maple Park Community Center, Glendale

Trunk-or-Treat and Spooky Hearse Cruise-In: The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo

Boo Ha Ha Haunted Oktoberfest: OC Fair and Event Center, Costa Mesa

Bowers’ Books for Kids: Storytime in the Galleries: Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

Classic Scarolers: Bella Terra, Huntington Beach

Corgi Beach Day: Huntington Dog Beach, Huntington Beach

Family Art Class: Painting Pumpkins: Sherman Library and Gardens, Corona del Mar

Family Workshop: Decorating Sugar Skulls: Sherman Library and Gardens, Corona del Mar

Halloween Bazaar: The Tustin Legacy District, Tustin

Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest: Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress

Halloween Party with Flashback Heart Attack: StillWater Spirits and Sounds, Dana Point

Halloween Spooktacular: Mariners Park, Newport Beach

Happy Hauntings OC: Wild Rivers, Irvine

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in concert: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

Knott’s Scary Farm: Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park

Live Music on the Green: Jack Sollecito: Bella Terra, Huntington Beach

Monster Dash 5K: Community Center, San Clemente

“Newsies” The Musical: Huntington Beach Historic Theater, Huntington Beach

Spooky Treat Trolley: Various stops, Dana Point

The Missions of Alta California 1769-1823 with Jean Stern: Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

Tunnel of Terror OC: Big Wave Car Wash, Anaheim

Wraith House: Wraith House, Laguna Niguel

Bad chemistry: Vitagliano Winery, Temecula

Bat Walk Night Adventure: Cove Oasis Trailhead, Madero La Quinta

Big Phat Band Concert: Temecula Valley High School, Temecula

“Bite” Vampire Circus Food Adventure: PS Underground, Palm Springs

Boo at the Bowl: Ramona Bowl Amphitheater, Hemet

Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs “Be a Hero for Kids Halloween Bash”: Poolside at Hilton Palm Springs, Palm Springs

CarnEvil Ball: Europa Village Winery and Resort, Temecula

Castle Dark: Castle Park, Riverside

Dia de los Muertos: Historic Main Street, Lake Elsinore

Dia de los Muertos: Southern California Railway Museum, Perris

Fall Festival: Passion Life Church, Murrieta

Golf Cart Parade: El Paseo, Palm Desert,

Halloween High Tea: Cottage Tea Parties, Temecula

Halloween Home Bike Tour: Harveston Community Park, Temecula

Halloween Party and Honey Wine Tasting: Batch Mead, Temecula

Halloween Spooktacular: Civic Center Plaza, Cathedral City

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat: Marna O’Brien Park, Wildomar

HelloWine Party: Peltzer Winery, Temecula

Haunted Studio Funraiser: JDS Creative Academy, Temecula

“Headless Horseman” Haunted Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride: Wine Country, Temecula

Howl-O-Ween: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert

Karaoke: Texas Lil’ Mesquite Grill, Temecula

La Quinta Brewing Co. Oktoberfest: La Quinta Brewing Co., Palm Desert

Light up the night: St. Margaret Episcopal Church, Palm Desert

Mansion Of Lost Souls: Promenade Temecula, Temecula

Miss Hazel’s Haunt: The Shops at Palm Desert, Palm Desert

Oktoberfest: Cahuilla Casino Hotel, Anza

Paws on the Promenade Pet Spooktacular: Promenade Temecula, Temecula

Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat: Community Center, Prohibition

Storm Halloween Festival and Marketplace: Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium Parking Lot, Lake Elsinore

The Amazing World of Bats: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert

“The Bride of Pinacate”: Southern California Railway Museum, Perris

Trunk-or-Treat and “Ghostbusters” Movie: Town Square Park, Murrieta

Undead Circus: Start Pointe, Lake Elsinore

All Saints Lunatic Asylum: Shawnee Road, Apple Valley

“Dimensions of Insanity: Torture” Immersive Haunt Experience: Rare Moon Escape Room, Fontana

Alice Glass, Glass Spell, Disco Goth: Music Box, San Diego

Bearcat Boo!: Wild Wonders, Bonsall

Brick-or-Treat: LEGOLAND California Resort, Carlsbad

City Heights Dia de Los Muertos celebration: Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park, San Diego

Day of the Dead: Downtown Chula Vista

Dia de Los Muertos celebration: Westfield Plaza Bonita, National City

Fort Cross Haunted Harvest Hayride: Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures, Santa Ysabel

Halloween Pub Crawl: The Smoking Gun SD, San Diego

Halloween Spooktacular: Mission Marketplace, Oceanside

Halloween Spooktacular: The Forum Karlsbad, Karlsbad

Haunted Corn Maze: Carlsbad Strawberry Co., Carlsbad

Haunted Happenings Tours: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado

Heartland Coin Club Show and the California State Numismatic Association Symposium: Cunnane Social Center at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, Santee

Jurassic World: The Exhibit: Camino Del Rio North, San Diego

Lauren Jelencovich Concert: St James by the Sea Episcopal Church, San Diego

Mad Hatter’s Mischief Tea Soirée: Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa, San Diego

Maya Horror Dinner Party: Coco Maya, San Diego

Once Upon a Halloween: Old Poway Park, Poway

Owl-O-Ween: Living Coast Discovery Center, Chula Vista

“Phantom of the Opera”: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, San Diego

Pumpkin Bash: Lions Tigers and Bears, Alpine

Pumpkin Express: Campo Depot, Campo

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular: SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego

Spooktacular Halloween Haunts: Fairmont Grand Del Mar, San Diego

Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat: Veterans Park, Imperial Beach

Taste of Italy Food Tour: Little Italy, San Diego

The Count Halloween Spooktacular: Sesame Place San Diego, Chula Vista

The Haunted Amusement Park: Marshal Scotty’s Playland, El Cajon

The Haunted Hotel Disturbance: Mission Valley Center, San Diego

The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park: Balboa Park, San Diego

The Scream Zone: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar

“The SpongeBob Musical”: Casa del Prado Theater, San Diego

The History of Little Italy Guided Historical Tour Adventure: Cafe Zucchero, Little Italy, San Diego

The Spooktacular of the Super Dentists: The Super Dentist, San Diego

Witches of the Westgate Tea: The Westgate Hotel, San Diego

Wonderland at The Rooftop: Welcome to the Mad Tea Party: Mission Pacific Hotel, Oceanside

Fall Harvest Festival: Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark Farm Center, Moorpark

Reign of Terror Haunted House: Reign of Terror Haunted House, Thousand Oaks

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What city is the Halloween capital of the world?

Did you know that Halloween has a capital? Anoka, Minnesota, calls itself the “Halloween capital of the world,” " because it is one of the first cities in the United States to set a Halloween celebration that discourages people from playing tricks or causing trouble.

Is Salem the Halloween capital of the world? Whether you come to Salem in search of history, spooks, shopping, live music or even a vibrant food and “spirits” scene, you’re sure to find your own adventure this October in our Halloween capital of the world.

What was the first city to celebrate Halloween?

The History of Anoka Halloween Capital of the World⢠Anoka, Minnesota is believed to be the first city in the United States to open a Halloween celebration to distract its youngsters from Halloween pranks.

When did Halloween first take place?

Most scholars agree that Halloween as we know it originated about 2,000 years ago, when Celtic people in Europe celebrated the end of the harvest and the beginning of a new year in a festival called Samhain (pronounced “Sow-Win” ) celebrated.

What city is the Halloween capital?

By 1937, Anoka was nationally recognized as a Halloween destination when 12-year-old Harold Blair took a trip to Washington D.C. won, and brought with him a sweater with an Anoka Halloween patch sewn on it and a proclamation that Anoka called Halloween. capital of the world.

Which town celebrates Halloween the most?

For the past 99 years, Anoka, Minnesota has been celebrating Halloween like no other city in the world. Courtesy Halloween, Inc. No city in the country or the world does Halloween quite like Anoka, Minnesota.

What state celebrates Halloween the most?

The undisputed state champion of the macabre is Louisiana, where the sale of scary Groupons is 7 times higher than the national average… Whether by dressing up as Thor and eating delicious chocolate or in a blind panic through the halls of an abandoned orphanage , Americans sure love to celebrate Halloween.

What city is known as the Halloween capital of the world?

Did you know that Halloween has a capital? Anoka, Minnesota, calls itself the “Halloween capital of the world” because it is one of the first cities in the United States to open a Halloween celebration that discourages people from playing tricks or causing trouble.

Why is Anoka Minnesota Halloween Capital of the World?

By 1937, Anoka was nationally recognized as a Halloween destination when 12-year-old Harold Blair took a trip to Washington D.C. won, and brought with him a sweater with an Anoka Halloween patch sewn on it and a proclamation that Anoka called Halloween. capital of the world.

Where was the first city wide Halloween celebration in the United States?

* In the United States, the first official city-wide Halloween celebration occurred in Anoka, Minnesota, in 1921.

Is Anoka MN really the Halloween Capital of the World?

Anoka, Minnesota, calls itself the “Halloween capital of the world” because it is one of the first cities in the United States to open a Halloween celebration that discourages people from playing tricks or causing trouble.

What do kids do on Halloween?

PureWow

  • 48 Halloween activities for kids, ranging from cutesy to spooky. By Rachel Bowie. …
  • Pop Some Crafted Pumpkins. …
  • Race To build your candy bags. …
  • Let your kids design their costumes. …
  • Swap Scary Stories. …
  • Visit A ​​Haunted House. …
  • Put the candy corn to use. …
  • Play Candy Corn Bingo.

What do kids do on Halloween? Halloween is usually celebrated by adults and children. Some families celebrate by having costume parties and playing special games like apple bobbing and telling ghost stories. Sometimes children go “trick or treating” – knocking on doors in their trusted neighborhoods to collect candy.

What city has the best Halloween celebration?

New York City is the gold standard for Halloween celebrations, according to WalletHub.

Which city celebrates Halloween the best? Overall, New York ranked as the best place to spend Halloween, followed by San Francisco, Miami, Los Angeles and Las Vegas all in the top 10. Orlando took the top spot for best city for fun, while Sacramento was the top city for the weather was and New York ranked No. 1 for trick-or-treating friendliness.

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