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Halloween Parties in Southern California

Updated on September 18, 2012

Halloween Party time.

Are you looking for the hottest Halloween Haunts this Halloween season?  Southern California is the party place to be for Halloween.  Check out these Halloween party places they are a real scream!

Happy Halloween!

Scarium of the Pacific

Enjoy a Halloween party at the Aquarium in Long Beach, California.
Enjoy a Halloween party at the Aquarium in Long Beach, California.

Scarium of the Pacific

Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

When: October 23-24, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Things to do: A children's costume contest, a creepy coloring contest, lots of spooky storytelling, kooky crafts, free magic shows, a display of eerie animals in the Great Hall, and so much more. These activities are appropriate for children up to age 11.

Spooky Science

No magnifying glass needed, the bugs are larger than life at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
No magnifying glass needed, the bugs are larger than life at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.

Spooky Science

Where: Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

When: October 20-31

Things to do: Scavenger Hunt, Spooky Science Photos taken, Free goodie bags for childern 17 and under, and Thor's Snake show.

Halloween Haunts

Come face to face with monsters who will make you scream at Knott's "Scary" Farm.
Come face to face with monsters who will make you scream at Knott's "Scary" Farm.

Halloween Haunt

Where: Knott's "Scary" Farm, Buena Park

When: September 21- October 31

Things to do: This year there are three new mazes to scare you to death! They are called Sleepy Hollow Mountain, Fallout Shelter, and Virus Z. There is also a new scare zone called Necropolis. Not recommended for anyone under the age of 13. No costumes are allowed.

Snoopy's Costume Party

Come enjoy the Halloween Party at Camp Snoopy at Knott's Berry Farm.
Come enjoy the Halloween Party at Camp Snoopy at Knott's Berry Farm.

Snoopy's Costume Party

Where: Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park

When: October 5-31, weekends only

Things to do: Shows, activities, trick-or-treating, Kids can take part in the “Monster Dance Party and Costume Parade,” sing and dance along with the Peanuts gang at the “Peanuts Halloween Spooktacular” and walk through the “Haunted Harvest” cornfield maze. Appropriate for ages 3-11

Brick-or-Treat

Giant Lego Pumpkin at Legoland in Carlsbad.
Giant Lego Pumpkin at Legoland in Carlsbad.

Brick-Or-Treat

Where: Legoland California, Carlsbad

When: October 1-31, 10:00am-5:00pm, weekends only

Things to do: Seven themed treat stations, a giant Lego Pumpkin, photo opportunities at Castle Hill and Land of Adventure which will be decorated Halloween style, plus Brick-or-Treat Party Nights every Saturday, from 5-9 with music, games, and a costume contest.

The Fang Trail

Walk with scary superstars at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Hollywood.
Walk with scary superstars at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Hollywood.

The Fang Trail

Where: Madame Tussauds Hollywood

When: October 25-October 31

Things to do: Enjoy kid friendly activities and a celebrity figure Fang Trail

Halloween Spooktacular

Celebrate with the Sesame Street gang at Sea World's Halloween Spooktacular.
Celebrate with the Sesame Street gang at Sea World's Halloween Spooktacular.

Halloween Spooktacular

Where: Sea World, San Diego

When: Saturdays and Sundays in October

Things to do: Catch silly and spooky shows including the Pirates 4-D movie experience. Then join inThe Search for Captain Lucky’s Treasurein a walk-through adventure. Enjoy photo ops with your favorite friends from Sesame Street and trick-or-treat alongside huggable SeaWorld characters. Grab gobs of ghoulish goodies and so much more! It’s the only place kids can come in costume and explore an enchanting underwater Halloween Fantasea.

Halloween Horror Nights

Visit the House of Horrors at Universal Studios, Hollywood.
Visit the House of Horrors at Universal Studios, Hollywood.

Halloween Horror Nights

Where: Universal Studios, Hollywood

When: September 21- October 31

Things to do: Walk through new terrifying mazes, scream through the ScareZones and Terror Tram based on the top horror movies of all time. Not recommended for children under 13, no costumes allowed.

Goulishly good times...BOO

Have a goulishly good time at these fangtastic Halloween parties in Southern California. 

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    • william.fischer29 profile image

      william.fischer29 

      7 years ago

      Great party, Thanks for sharing.

    • In The Doghouse profile imageAUTHOR

      In The Doghouse 

      8 years ago from California

      @Hello, hello- Halloween in Southern California is simply one big party after another. Thanks for the visit!

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Now that is what I call fun. Thank you for a lovely hub.

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