California Halloween City Events


ORANGE cityoforange.org
Family Halloween Spooktacular October 29, 2011, 2 - 4 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center
(714) 288-2420
Free event featuring games, prizes, crafts, face-painting, and a costume contest! Presented by our teen volunteers.

PARAMOUNT
Paramount Halloween Carnival, October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m. Call: (562) 220-2141. Location: Paramount Park, 14400 Paramount Blvd., Paramount, CA

PICO RIVERA pico-rivera.org

PISMO BEACH pismobeach.org
Pumpkins on the Pier October 29, 2011, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. This event offers games, crafts, food, drink and more. Call: 805-773-7063
Cost: Free.

PLACENTIA placentia.org

POMONA

PUENTE HILLS, ROWLAND HEIGHTS

RANCHO CUCAMONGA rcpark.com

Victoria Gardens vgculturalcenter.com

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA cityofrsm.org

ROSEMEAD cityofrosemead.org

SALINAS oldtownsalinas.com
Halloween in Oldtown October 29, 2011, 12 Noon - 5 p.m.
Trick or Treating for the kids with participating merchants Noon-2 p.m. Pumpkin Carving, Thriller Dance beginning at 2 p.m. (thrilltheworld-salinas.webs.com) Parking Lot across from Maya Cinemas.

SAN BERNARDINO sbrda.org

SAN FRANCISCODATE: October 30, 2011 TIME: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm LOCATION: Children's Garden see map TICKETS: This is a FREE outdoor program. No tickets or reservations needed. Halloween Hoopla : Dance & Parade for Kids Come join our 11th annual Halloween program, featuring interactive performances and games for kids. The Unique Derique hosts, The Venezuelan Music Project plays live music, eco-friendly Trash Mash-Up crafts, and Preston folds origami. Just before the Hoopla ends, children under ten and their adults are invited to parade in their Halloween finery! * This event is outdoors. Please be weather-wary. ybgf.org

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO sanjuancapistrano.org

SAN MARCOS san-marcos.net Halloween Party Friday, October 28, 2011, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Come dressed in Halloween costumes for a night of games, crafts and fun! The Wood House 1148 Rock Springs Road $3 presale/$5 at the door

SANTA ANA - Library Haunted Houses: October 25 & 26, 2011 Main Library HAUNTED HOUSE 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. October 27 & 28, 2011 Jerome Center Haunted House 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Call: (714) 647- 6913. santa-ana.org

SANTA MONICA santamonicapier.org

SIGNAL HILL - Halloween Harvest Festival Halloween Saturday, October 29, 5: - 8 p.m. Signal Hill Park Basketball Courts $3 per child (13 and under), Adults free with paid children. Classic Halloween carnival fun in an annual event includes a cake walk, potato sack races, a pumpkin carving contest, a water balloon toss and more, costume contest and parade, musical entertainment, and great food. Signal Hill Park Basketball Courts 1780 E. Hill Street, Signal Hil, CA

SOUTH EL MONTE soelmonte.org

SUSANVILLE - Safe & Sane Halloween, October 31, 2011, 3-5 p.m. Costume Contest for Pets at 3:30 p.m., Kids Contest at 4 p.m., Music and Entertainment, Haunted House in U.S. Bank, and candy given out in Uptown Susanville, CA. Call: (530) 257-4323. lassencountychamber.org

TEMECULA cityoftemecula.org
Halloween Family Carnival Friday, October 28, 2011, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Put on your costume and join the fun as the park transforms into a treat-filled Halloween Carnival. Get your voice ready and enter the Screaming Contest, carnival games, face painting, food vendors and tons of candy. An old-fashioned family carnival you don't want to miss. $5/ wristband (includes unlimited activities, excludes food vendors) Ronald Reagan Sports Park, Call: ( 951) 694-6480

TEMPLE CITY templecity.us
Temple City Halloween Carnival Oct. 31, 2011, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Live Oak Park, 10144 Bogue St., Temple City, CA. Over 30 carnival games, bike raffle, game & toy raffles, tons of candy, magic show, petting zoo, and more. All activities are free. Call: (626) 285-2171.

TURLOCK turlockdowntown.com confirm before going!
Downtown Trick-or-Treat Downtown Turlock Sunday, October 30, 2011, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Trick-or-Treat from business to business and enjoy fun activities with the kids such as a Halloween Maze sponsored by Lions Club and the Kiwanis Club of Turlock. Craft area will be located at Central Park.

TUSTIN tustinca.org
Halloween Howl, Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: City Gym, Tustin, CA

VACAVILLE vpef.org
Halloween Ball, October 29, 2011, 7 p.m. - Midnight
6931 Leisure Town Road
Vacaville CA
6th Annual VPEF Halloween Ball – 6th Annual VPEF Halloween Ball at the Pyramid. Must be at least 21 years of age and in costume. Cost: $75

WESTMINSTER - Halloween Happening at the Mall, October 31, 2011, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Westminster Mall, Lower Level Macy's Court, bring money for optional carnival games. Call Westminster Community Services (714) 895-2860. westminster-ca.gov

WINCHESTER vwrpd.org
Valley-Wide Recreation Haunted House at the Hemet Valley Mall, 2200 W. Florida Ave., Hemet, CA October 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2011 6 - 9 p.m. $5 person, $4 with canned good, $18 family of 5 with 5 canned goods. Call: (951) 927-6673.

YERMO - Calico Ghost Haunt October 21 - 23; Oct. 28 - 30, 2011
Ghost Haunt Ghosts and goblins and plenty of fun for two back-to-back weekends. General Admission $10 Adults $ 5 Youth Under 5 Free. sbcounty.gov

Other Halloween Cities & Places

  • Camarillo Movies in the Park pvrpd.org
  • Cambria cambria chamber.org
  • Cameron Park cameronpark.org
  • Cerritos Halloween cerritos.us
  • Coulterville Halloween homeof yosemite.com
  • Cypress Halloween cypressrec.com
  • Dana Point Halloween danapoint.org
  • Davis Halloween cityofdavis.org
  • Delano Halloween www.kiwanisdiv33.com
  • Diamond Bar Halloween diamondbarcenter.com
  • Dixon Halloween ci.dixon.ca.us
  • Duarte Halloween duarteyouth.org
  • Elk Grove Halloween yourcsd.com
  • El Monte (South) Halloween ci.south-el-monte.ca.us
  • Emeryville Halloween ci.emeryville.ca.us
  • Fallbrook fallbrook Halloween sdparks.org
  • Felton Roaring Camp Halloween roaringcamp.com
  • Fillmore fwry.com
  • Folsom Halloween folsom.ca.us
  • Fort Bragg emeralddolphin.com
  • Fortuna Halloween discoverthe redwoods.com
  • Fowler Bonanza fresnolibrary.org
  • Fremont ebparks.com
  • Gardena ci.gardena.ca.us
  • Glendale Halloween ci.glendale.ca.us
  • Glendora ci.glendora.ca.us
  • Granada Hills Halloween ci.la.ca.us
  • Hanford Halloween ci.hanford.ca.us
  • Hawaiian Gardens Halloween hgcity.org
  • Hawthorne Halloween cityof hawthorne.com
  • Hayward Halloween haywardrec.org
  • Healdsburg Halloween healdsburg rotary.org
  • Hemet Halloween vwrpd.org
  • Holtville Halloween holtville chamber.org
  • Imperial Beach Halloween imperialbeach newsca.com
  • Indian Wells Halloween call for reservation
  • Indio Halloween myrecreation district.com
  • Inglewood Halloween firsting.org
  • Jamestown Halloween railtown1897.org
  • La Canada, Flintridge Halloween descanso gardens.org
  • Ladera Ranch Halloween laderalife.com
  • Lake Forest Halloween lakeforestca.gov
  • Los Altos Halloween downtown losaltos.org
  • McKinleyville Halloween mckinleyvillechamber.com
  • Menifee Halloween vwrpd.org
  • Mill Valley Halloween cityofmillvalley.org
  • Mission Viejo Halloween cityofmissionviejo.org
  • Moraga Halloween moragajuniors.org
  • Oakland Halloween dunsmuir-hellman.org
  • Oak Park Halloween rsrpd.org
  • Ocean Beach Ocean Beach Halloween sandiego.gov
  • Panorama City panorama-city Halloween laparks.org
  • San Diego gaslamp.org
  • San Diego Halloween sandiego.gov
  • San Diego Halloween sandiego.gov
  • Simi Valley Halloween rsrpd.org

Halloween Celebrations California - Celebrate Halloween Spirit In Petaluma, part of the North Coast Region, revelers navigate the four-acre A-Mazing Corn Maze off Stony Point Road. The maze is open daily throughout October and takes 30 minutes to complete. Visitors can also search the nearby seven-acre Petaluma Pumpkin Patch or stroll the marketplace for 16 varieties of squash and nine varieties of gourds. The area also offers BBQs and a straw mountain for climbing. Also in Petaluma is a docent-guided cemetery walk on October 28, as well as a Halloween House Tour on October 29 complete with skeletons, spiders and spooky surprises. In Willits, the Willits Shakespeare Company will host a Haunted House in October. The 2nd Annual Occidental Harvest Market Festival in Occidental is October 27-28 and includes children's Halloween parade, scarecrow contest, face painting and farmers market. Both Arcata and Eureka offer annual Halloween Carnivals on October 31 that include trick or treating, creepy-crawly events and contests. It's the season to be scared and visitors may also want to take a trip to Willow Creek, a mountain village known for its many nearby Sasquatch sightings. If you don't see Bigfoot, travelers can explore the local Bigfoot Museum, which sports a giant sculpture of the hairy missing link and other artifacts. PETALUMA - Halloween Historic House Tour - Petaluma, California. This fun & spooky tour is held the Sunday before Halloween each year and combines spine tingling old houses with local history. Costumed docents at each location share the real (and Surreal) history and lore about the homes and the past inhabitants. Petaluma is a town that time forgot since it was saved from destruction during the 1906 earthquake. No one knows why Petaluma was able to come through the earthquake unscathed when all the towns surrounding it were hit with major earthquake damage. Because of this, Petaluma has one of the largest collections of pre-1906 historic homes. Founded in 1858 Petaluma was known for supplying everything the 49ers needed by way of the large schooners that would load up the butter, eggs and other manufactured products and take them by way of the Bay into San Francisco. Besides supplying the material needs of the 49ers, Petaluma was also known for being one of the safe havens for vice in the 1800's. Houses of ill repute plied their trade without any interference from the local police. Bars lined the streets leading down to the river and served alcohol to thirsty workmen day and night. Eventually the sins of their husbands became too much to bear, and the local Women's Temperance Union forced the closure of the Bawdy houses and bars, but only temporarily. Even today, there are those who claim that the old buildings that housed the ladies of the evening are haunted by ghostly wayward women still attempting to sell their wares. The Halloween Historic House Tour takes you back to the early days of Petaluma's past and lets you experience an old-fashioned Victorian era Halloween. This tour is perfect for the whole family because it combines history & chills in equal measure. Address: 200 Prospect St., Petaluma, CA Date: Sunday, October 29th, 2006. Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost:$15/ adults or teen; $5/ 12 years and under. (Children & teens must be accompanied by an adult) www.heritagepetaluma.com/tours/bi_annual_tours.html

V Marketplace is Haunted. Yountville has a darker side with a ghoulish line-up of Halloween displays featuring giant ghosts, ghouls and ghoulish displays brought back from the dead by Sue Payne of ART OF ILLUSION add to the wine country ambience you can't escape this Halloween season. Ghostly apparitions loom over Highway 29 by Vintage 1870 daring visitors to venture into Yountville! The historic retail complex, V Marketplace is open daily from 10am – 5:30p.m.. Vintage 1870 is located on the Vintage Estate at 6525 Washington Street in Yountville – Napa Valley . Call (707) 944-2451 www.vintage1870.comBalboa Park, located in the San Diego County Region, is the nation's largest urban cultural park. This year, the park offers the Haunted Trail of Balboa Park, which winds past graveyards and ghosts through October 31. The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center's Haunted Planetarium is a ghostly pre-show that plays before the last IMAX film of the day throughout October. Ghost aficionados will enjoy the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, where a beautiful woman checked in November of 1892 and has never checked out. Witnesses report flickering lights, dramatic shifts in room temperatures, unexplained voices and objects moving of their own accord. San Diego's Whaley house in Old Town State Historical Park is also considered a spooky residence. According to the Travel Channel's America's Most Haunted Houses, it's the number one haunted house in the United States. There is also Ghostly Tours in History, which provides a frightening three-hour adventure that takes San Diego guests to some of the oldest haunts in the city. Wear your best Halloween costume to the 8th Annual Brick-or-Treat celebration at LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad for Halloween-themed activities taking place the weekends of October 21-22 and 28-29.
In the Central Valley Region, the Hillcrest Farms Pumpkin Patch is open the last three weekends in October, as well as steam rides, nature trails, play areas and picnic sites. Also in Reedley is Satterstrom's Pumpkin Festival and Haunt with daytime activities, such as hayrides, petting zoo and pumpkin patch, opening October 1. Brave souls can visit the Haunted Forest, Howling Haunted House and Spooktacular Hayride evenings starting October 13.
Pumpkins topping 1,000 pounds are one of the many highlights at the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area Region. The event is considered the world's largest pumpkin festival and will celebrate its 25th season October 14-15. The wicked lineup includes a Great Pumpkin Parade, a weigh-off of gargantuan pumpkins, haunted house, carving and costume contests, fun runs, scarecrow contest, crafts and food. In Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features a Fright Walk with rotating tunnel exit, as well as Halloween Laser Tag. Tales of local shipwrecks, whale ghost stories, nighttime tours, costumes and scavenger hunts make up an evening of family fun as the Seymour Center at Long Marine Lab in Santa Cruz is transformed into Shipwreck Island on October 27. In Santa Clara, visitors celebrate the family-friendly spirit of Halloween during Nick-or-Treat, a six-day extravaganza at Paramount's Great America, where children can trick or treat alongside the characters from Nickelodeon. Pier 39 in San Francisco offers ghoulish behavior as kids in costume trick or treat at Pumpkin Pandemonium on October 29. In Berkeley, the Claremont Resort & Spa offers the Spirits, Spooks and Sweethearts package from October 9 to November 5, which includes accommodations, ghostly historical tour and dinner. A Trick or Treat Costume Parade is scheduled for October 28 in downtown Napa.
Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo transforms itself from a theme park to a scream park for the annual Fright Fest, which includes a haunted house and other spooky activities. Fright Fest is open Fridays through Sundays September 29 to October 29. An estimated 250,000 celebrants will flock to San Francisco for Halloween in the Castro, one of the world's largest costume parties, scheduled for October 31. The event starts at dusk at Market and Octavia streets with the March of Light parade.
In San Jose, the Winchester Mystery House is one of the oldest and most noted of haunted houses in California, dating back to 1884. The 160-room Victorian mansion was built by the heiress of the Winchester Rifle fortune after a psychic told her that she could only escape the wrath of the ghosts, those killed by Winchester rifles, by building a house that would never be completed. Visitors and staff have reported hearing organ music and whispering sounds, as well as lights going on and off. Special activities are scheduled for Halloween, including rare evening flashlight tours. Visitors can also relive The Legend of Sleepy Hollow October 27-28 in Felton on the Roaring Camp Railroad Ghost Train.
After dark, things get lively at Wild Things animal facility in Monterey, part of the Central Coast Region, especially during the annual Halloween Flashlight Tour (weekends in October). A costumed tour guide leads visitors through the grounds, relating myths and facts about exotic wild animals. Refreshments follow, plus a photo opportunity with a scary Halloween animal. Also in Monterey is the Ghost Walk of Old Monterey, scheduled for October, where visitors take a nighttime walking tour of the area's most haunted cemeteries and spine-tingling sites. In Oxnard, the 3rd Annual Ghost Stories at the Square takes place select weekends in October at the historic Heritage Square. The resident Elite Theatre Company leads visitors through a haunting walk back in time presented by ghosts representing famous and infamous characters from history.
In Anaheim, part of the Orange County Region, the witching hour of midnight September 29 will mark the beginning of Disney's HalloweenTime, an all-new seasonal event at Disneyland Resort with whimsical décor, costumed Disney characters and interactive Halloween activities for the whole family. The event runs through October 31. San Juan Capistrano is said to be one of the most haunted cities in the state. Ghosts, including the White Lady of San Juan Capistrano, La Llorona and Phantom of Del Obispo, have haunted the city's streets for the last 100 years. Ghost hunters will also enjoy a Haunted Walking Tour in downtown Fullerton in September and October where they'll visit historic haunted landmarks such as the Plummer Auditorium. In Huntington Beach, the Halloween Celebration on Main Street takes place October 31 and includes a moon bounce, air slides, pony and hayrides, petting zoo and Halloween costume contest. Knott's Scary Farm's Halloween Haunt in Buena Park brings the dead to life during selected dates throughout October. Special events include chilling mazes, hair-raising shows, scare zones and roving monsters.
In the High Sierra Region, many settlers quickly vacated small towns throughout California leaving behind more than 50 ghost towns, including Bodie in Mono County located about six miles south of Bridgeport. Gold was discovered here in 1859 and the town's population soon peaked to 10,000. Bodie's last mine closed in 1941, but the school, jail, bank, and several churches still remain. The White Lady, a distraught woman who hanged herself after her finance was killed during the Gold Rush, haunts the Bridgeport Inn. In Lake Tahoe, the Village at Squaw Valley celebrates the spooky season with the Great Pumpkin Festival October 21-31 with a haunted house, candle making, trick or treating and doggy costume contest. Big Bear Lake hosts Halloween in the Village October 31 when businesses shut down Main Street, transforming the area into a gigantic gathering of goblins, witches, fairies and ghouls for trick or treating. Thousands of children attend with their parents each year. In the Yosemite Valley, ghost hunters will want to lodge at the Wawona Hotel, where sightings of a pilot – who crashed nearby in the 1920s – have been reported. The nearby Ahwahnee Hotel is considered haunted and includes ghosts and a moving rocking chair once used by President Kennedy during his stay in 1962, despite the fact the chair was removed after the President's departure.
The Annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval, part of the Los Angeles County Region, is the largest Halloween street party in the world. The event is set for October 31 attracts over 500,000 people to the streets of Santa Monica Boulevard to enjoy the craziest, most eccentric costume creations ever. There's also live entertainment, drag races, pumpkin carving contests and children's activities.

It's no trick; Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will treat all guests dressed in pirate gear to a free round of miniature golf at the Pirates' Pier Mini Golf from October 28 through October 31.

Located at Seaside Park (Ventura County Fairgrounds), Seaside Haunt in Ventura is Ventura County's largest haunted house attraction for 2006. Built by professional Hollywood set designers, the walk-through attraction is an elaborate maze of a swamp, caves, as well as a 3D section. It's open September 29-30, and October 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, and 24-31.



Taken from Halloween City Events

CERRITOS ci.cerritos.ca.us
Halloween Festival Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where Regional Park
(562) 916-8570
Come to the Cerritos Halloween Festival at Cerritos Regional Park, 19800 Bloomfield Avenue, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, October 31. Costume contests, entertainment, rides, special games and carnival booths will be available for participants of all ages at this year's festival.
Haunted House: Want to wander through a maze of wicked ghouls and ugly monsters? Enjoy the thrills and chills of this spooky event. Children under age 8 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. Cost is $2 per person.
Happy Haunt Fun Zone: Bring children ages 7 years and under to Cerritos Regional Park for a safe night of Halloween fun. Games, crafts and entertainment will provide your child with enjoyment throughout the evening.
Teens & Family Fun Stage: Teens are invited to sing karaoke or visit a fortune teller at the Teen Zone. Costume contests, group and individual challenges will be held throughout the evening for ages 12 and up. All activities are free-of-charge.

CHINO cityofchino.org
Halloween Spook-tacular Monday, October 31, 2011, from 3 to 9 p.m.
Chino will be hosting its annual Halloween Spook-tacular event on The event will include old fashion carnival games, crafts, entertainment, and much more.7th Annual event in 2011. Location: Chino Towne Center, Chino Spectrum on Grand Ave. Call: (909) 591-9834.

CORONA discovercorona.com
Make-A-Wish Halloween Summary: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County and the Inland Empire Saturday, October 29, 2011, 2 p.m.
Halloween Spooktacular. Enjoy carnival games, costume contests, raffle prizes and other fun activities. For more information please visit www.shopdoslagos.com When? Where? The Shops at Dos Lagos, 2380 Cabot Dr.

CYPRESS ci.cypress.ca.us
Halloween Carnival October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m.
Community Center
Cypress Recreation & Community Services Presents Monday, October 31st 6 - 9 p.m. Cypress Community Center 5700 Orange Avenue Game booths, food, prizes, entertainment and spook alley Professional pictures will be available for $10, Cash only admission $3 (Children under 1 year old free) Volunteers Needed For more information please call 714 229 6780 www.cypressrec.com

DIAMOND BAR cityofdiamondbar.com
Fall Fun Festival Oct. 31, 2011, 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Each year on Halloween night, Heritage Park hosts this safe and fun alternative to trick or treating. The event includes game booths, craft area, prizes and of course candy! Admission fee is charged and Festival is recommended for ages 2 to 8 years. Sunday, October 31 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Heritage Park, 2900 S. Brea Canyon Rd. For more information, contact the Community Services Department at 909.839.7070.

DUARTE accessduarte.com
Halloween Howl October 31, 2011, 6 -9 p.m.
Location: Royal Oaks Park, 2627 Royal Oaks Drive Ages: Boys and girls, ages 12 and under Fee: Fun Zone - $3, Carnival Games - 25 cents Put on your best costume and meet us at the Halloween Howl for carnival games, music, and the Fun Zone -- an inflatable attractions play area! There will be contests, a costume parade, refreshments, and more!

FONTANA fontana.org
Teen Center Haunted House Date: October 28 - October 30, 2011, 5 - 8 p.m.
Location: Jack Bulik Teen Center, 16581 Filbert Street, Fontana, CA 92335
Call:909-349-6984
Cypress Center Halloween Oct. 31, 2011 3 - 5 p.m. Location: Cypress Neighborhood Center, 8380 Cypress Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-349-6988
Don Day Center Halloween Oct. 31, 2011 6 - 8 p.m. Location: Don Day Neighborhood Center, 14501 Live Oak Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-349-6997
Jessie Turner Center Halloween October 31, 2011 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: 15556 Summit Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-854-5100

GLENDALE ci.glendale.ca.us
Past events, check for 2011: HALLOWEEN EVENT PARTICIPATION ~ Halloween Hoopla· 4 - 8 p.m. at Pacific Community Center with the assistance of the Edison Elementary School faculty, Pacific Library staff, and volunteers. Activities included a cake walk, picture booth, popcorn and prizes, creation station, face painting and carnival games. Tickets for the activities were available for purchase for a small fee. All children were required to be accompanied by an adult. Approximately 750 children and their families participated in the event. Freaky Friday at Sparr Heights Community Center. Activities included arts & crafts, games, costume parade and raffle prizes, 4-8 p.m. All children were given a goodie-bag for participating. Admission was free. Approximately 75 children participated in the event. ~ Maple Park Costume Contest - took place from 5 -7p.m. at Maple Park Community Center. Children, ages 6-15, were broken down into three age categories: 6 years of age and younger, 7-9 years of age and, 10-15 years of age. All children were given a goodie-bag for participating. Awards were distributed for the titles of Scariest, Funniest, Cutest, Most Original and Best Homemade Costumes. Admission was free. Approximately 75 children and their families attend this event each year. ~ Montrose Spooktacular - The Montrose Shopping Park simplified their Halloween offering. Their goal was simply to provide a safe and enjoyable place for families to trick-or-treat. Nearly one hundred merchants were on hand with treats for all who came dressed for the occasion. The event started 5 p.m. and remained "open" until the treats were gone.

GLENDORA ci.glendora.ca.us
Pumpkin Festival Saturday, October 15 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Glendora Preservation Foundation
Centennial Heritage Park
723-725 E. Mauna Loa (Adjacent to South Hills Park)
Admission: $3 per person • Children 4 and under are FREE!
Free shuttle service at City Hall
Halloween Walk Monday, October 31, 2011 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kids trick or treat in costume through the Village
and receive candy and treats from merchants.
Halloween Carnival October 31, 2011, 5 - 8 p.m.
Finkbiner Park Softball Fields
For ages 12 and under
This is a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating
that includes game booths, prizes, costume contest, and food!
For more information, call (626) 914-2357

HAWAIIAN GARDENS hgcity.org
Hawaiian Gardens Haunted House Oct. 28 - 31, 2011, 6 p.m. Contact: 562-420-2641 Location: C. Robert Lee Activity Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA.
Halloween Program October 31, 2011 C. Robert Lee Activity Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA. Annual program includes cute costumes, goody bags, trick or treating, stage show with entertainment for children and safe atmosphere.

HERMOSA BEACH hermosabch.org

Pumpkins in the Park
Saturday, October 15, 2011 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friends of the Parks invites you to the renovated Fort Lots-of-Fun Park
located at 6th and Prospect Avenue. Have your photo taken in the
pumpkin patch, take home a pumpkin, participate in youth activities,
explore the playground structure, dress in costume and enter to win
raffle prizes. hbfop.org.

HOLLYWOOD fordtheaters.org.

IRVINE cityofirvine.org

IRWINDALE ci.irwindale.ca.us
Halloween Spooktacular Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 4p - 7p
Prepare for Halloween fun in the tennis courts at Irwindale Park
Costume Contest, Games, Food, Bingo, Cake Walk, Fun
Donations are accepted for Bingo prizes. The Irwindale Teen Club sponsores a prize for the Best Decorated Cake. All cakes donated to the Teen Club Cake Walk will be eligible to win.

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE lacanadaflintridge.com

LA HABRA lahabracity.com
Children's Museum Mini Monsters Bash October 28, 2011 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Children's Museum --Bring your little goblin for a fun and festive Halloween party! There will be crafts, games, a costume parade, and a dance party with Nick & Jen! Free to Members and visitors with paid admission. Non-Member children in costume will recieve 50% off admission. RSVP by October 24 to (562) 905-9793.

LA HABRA HEIGHTS lhhia.org
Haunted House Oct. 31, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Gym at the Park is the location for fun. For over 30 years the La Habra Heights Improvement Association has sponsored and produced a Halloween Haunt on October 31. Trick or Treat Houses, beverages, popcorn, entertainment and treats all come together through sponsorship and volunteerism. Bring the kids in costumes and have a great time! Call Michelle at (562) 902-0125

LA MIRADA cityoflamirada.org
Halloweenfest - Ghosts, princesses, superheroes and cartoon characters will fill the night with laughter at the City of La Mirada's annual Halloweenfest at the Historic Neff Park Estate. The park will be transformed into a spooky land of Halloween fun. This free event will feature haunted house tours, games, crafts and a costume contest. Participants will collect candy at various booths throughout the night. The Victorian period reigns in three historic buildings at the Neff Estate, the George House, the Neff Barn and the 1892 Neff House. This family-oriented event is perfect for all ages. Call: Community Services Department at (562) 943-7277.

LA PALMA cityoflapalma.org
Halloween Carnival Monday, October 31, 2011, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Central Park, Free admission. Stop by La Palma's safe, family-oriented alternative to the traditional trick-or-treat annual spooktacular event that features a fabulous Costume Contest for ghouls and boys with special prizes in each age division! Halloween spookfest will feature Carnival Games, Goblin Gulch for kids under the age of 5, and a haunted area. Community groups, organizations and individuals are invited to operate a carnival booth as a community service project. Call La Palma Recreation and Community Services Department at (714) 690-3350. Event cancels if it rains!

LA PUENTE lapuente.org
20th Annual Main Street Halloween Run Sunday, October 23, 2011, 6 a.m.
The course begins and ends at La Puente City Hall, located at 15900 East Main Street. The races will be held on a challenging course that begins with an uphill stretch. Participants are invited to get in the Halloween spirit. The best costumed male and female will each receive a $25 gift certificate and a commemorative plaque. A cash prize of $150 will be awarded to the fastest male and female in each of the 5K and 10K runs. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three male and top three female finishers in each of the age categories for the 5K and 10K races. There will also be a 5K walk and a Youth Fun Run for children 7 years and under. These races will not be timed. Every person completing the event receives a special recognition medal. The registration fees for the 5K and 10K run is $20 if received by Friday, October 14, 2011 For 5K walkers, the fee is $15 and the Youth Fun Run registration fee is $10. If registration is received after Friday, October 14th a $10 dollar late fee will be applied. The entry fee includes a commemorative race t-shirt, goodie bag, and the finisher medal. The registration form can also be found in this edition of the Spotlight. For further information, please call the Recreation Services Department at (626) 855-1560.

LA VERNE laverneheritage.org
La Verne Heritage Pumpkin Patch October 8 - 30, 2011
Open to schools weekdays from October 11th through October 28th
Weekdays 4p.m. - 7p.m.; Weekends 10am - 7p.m.
Pumpkin Patch Classic Car Show 9th Annual Car show, Saturday October 29th - 10am - 3p.m.

LAGUNA NIGUEL cityoflagunaniguel.org
Halloween Haunt Thursday, October 27th 12 Noon - 1 p.m.
$5. No Tickets Sold at the Door! Lunch Menu Includes: Hot pizza Crisp Caesar Salad Krispy Kreme Donut Come get spooked at Sea Country's haunted house. If you're not too scared, join us for a frightening menu of hot pizza and fresh Caesar salad. Come in costume for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Mimi's Café and be ready to do the Monster Mash! Get a thrill from the blood curdling screams of Ross Costa's live music! Get your tickets at Sea Country's Front Desk (949) 425-5151 24602 Aliso Creek Road Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Lake Forest lakeforestca.gov
Autumn Harvest Festival October 22, 2011, 4 - 9 p.m.
Community Services and Recreation sponsors this even for the entire family. Location: Heritage Hill Historical Park (25151 Serrano Road) Fee: $4 Adults $3 Children (Pay at the door) There is a nominal fee for some attractions and games.

LAKEWOOD lakewoodcity.org
Halloween Carnivals October 31, 2011, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Lakewood's traditional Halloween Carnivals get set. Special carnival activities take place at Biscailuz, Bloomfield, Bolivar, Boyar, Del Valle, Mayfair, Palms and San Martin parks. Halloween Carnivals feature food and game booths, special contests and prizes for the kids. Haunted houses for little ghosts and goblins to venture inside will be available at Bolivar, Del Valle, Palms and San Martin parks. Volunteers are needed to run carnival booths and assist with the haunted houses. For more information, call the park nearest you or Lakewood City Hall at 562- 866-9771, extension 2408.

MARINA DEL REY marinadelrey.lacounty.gov

MARYSVILLE - Scarysville Halloween Festival, Monday, October 31, 2011, 5 p.m. Over 50 businesses invite kids, adults and pets of all ages to come in costume and enjoy some good family fun. Six blocks of trick-or-treating, photos, hay rides, costume contests (adults, children, pets), Thriller dance contest, games, pie eating contest, haunted bakery, haunted mansion, pony rides, karaoke, live music, pre-carved pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating, food and beverages. All in Historic Downtown Marysville on D Street between 1st and 7th Streets. Call 740-1213 visitmarysville.com

MISSION VIEJO cityofmissionviejo.org
Hometown Halloween October 29, 2011 4 - 8 p.m.
Hometown Halloween Game booths along with a Whacky Witch'n Kitchen, pint sized haunted house, trick-or-treating, children's costume parade, make-ittake- it crafts, face painting and pony rides. Most activities are free, but there's a small fee for others. Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA. Call (949) 768-0981

MONROVIA cityofmonrovia.org
Halloween Costume Contest and Parade of Characters Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 6 p.m.
Open to ages 0-14,with a new category for dogs, this event is free to enjoy. There's a pumpkin decorating contest for ages 5 to adult, with the first 50 registrants receiving a free pumpkin. Toddler area, arts & crafts, photo booth, face painting, and library story times. Location: Monrovia Library Park, 321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA

NORCO norco.ca.us
Country Garden Jam Saturday, October 15, 2011 12noon-4p.m.
Norco Senior Center Garden 2690 Clark Avenue, Norco Event features scarecrow building, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin racing and a pie eating contest, as well as, a Country Jam and face painting.
Scarecrow Building Contest
$5 per team (2-5 people with at least 1 person under age of 12 and one over the age of 50). All Scarecrows must have a name displayed no larger than 12 X 12. Be creative and use your imagination. This is a family event and city reserves the right to remove any entry deemed inappropriate--no political themes. Scarecrows must be no more than 3' wide at the base. Scarecrows must be a minimum of 4 feet high and no more that 6 feet high. Recycled materials encouraged-- no tiki torches, gas powered generators or any flammable objects. Rubber, plastic or store bought masks are not allowed. Each Scarecrow is required to be in a sitting or standing position and must be designed to support itself. Please no holes or defacement to City property. For support, PVC pipe structure and/or a cement bucket works, no props or supplies will be provided. Your scarecrow must be dressed and embellished at the event, support pieces may be put together before arrival. Scarecrow decorating will begin at noon. Judging for contest will take place at 1p.m.. Judging will be based on creativity, presentation and originality.
Decorated Pumpkin Contest $1 per pumpkin entered, open to all ages. Pumpkins can be carved, painted or decorated. Each pumpkin must be finished before arrival. There will be no carving or painting on site. Judging will be based on creativity, presentation and originality. Judging will take place at 1 p.m. Pumpkin Derby $1 per pumpkin for age 50 years and over and 12 years and under $2 age 13-49 years. Derby vehicle must be a real pumpkin. Pumpkin can not be motorized, but must have wheels. Derby races will begin at 2:30p.m.. Your derby vehicle must be fully assembled before the race beings. You are responsible for assembling your derby vehicle and all parts needed. Your pumpkin must not weigh more than 10 lbs. You are responsible for cleaning up your pumpkin mess if your pumpkin crashes! Judging will be based on the fastest derby pumpkin and most original. Call (951)270-5647

NORWALK ci.norwalk.ca.us
Halloween Festival 2011 October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m.
Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to attend the Halloween Festival featuring food, game booths, costume contest, raffles, music, crafts and more. The festival provides children with a safe alternative to trick or treating. Civic Center Lawn, 12700 Norwalk Blvd. Call (562) 929-5702

ONTARIO ci.ontario.ca.us
Halloween Costume Parade and Contest Monday October 31, 2011 2:30 - 5 p.m. Ontario Senior Center, 225 East "B" St., Ontario, CA Check-In: 2:30-3 p.m. Special Entertainment: 3:15 p.m. Parade Begins: 3:45 p.m. Family Costume Categories: Creepiest: Creepy Costumes Most Unique: Out of the ordinary costumes Cute & Colorful: Brightly colored costumes Best Look-Alike: Best portrayals of a celebrity or fictional character. A ghostly good time! Every participant receives a Trick or Treat Bag, Participation Ribbon and refreshments. Winners in each category will receive 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention ribbons. For: Children age 8 years and younger Age Divisions: 0-2 years 3-4 years 5-6 years 7-8 years. Call: Ontario Recreation and Community Services (909) 395-2020

PARAMOUNT
Paramount Halloween Carnival, October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m. Call: (562) 220-2141. Location: Paramount Park, 14400 Paramount Blvd., Paramount, CA

PERRIS cityofperris.org
Trick or Treat Safe and Healthy Life Styles Halloween/ Harvest Festival Friday, October 28, 2011, 5:30- 9 p.m.
Cesar E. Chavez Library Parking lot and park. Join Perris Community Services for a hauntingly tasty good time. Do the monster mash dance contest and win candy prizes. Free costume contests from infants – adults. Visit craft booths, food booths, information and services booths and much more. Game booth tickets: 7 for $1 15 for $2 & 25 for $3 Costume contest: 6 p.m. for ages infant – 3 years 6:15 p.m. for ages 4 years – 7 years 6:30 p.m. for ages 8 years – 12 years 6:45 p.m. for ages 13 years – Adult. Dance contests from 7 – 8 p.m. Franklin Haynes Marionettes Show at 8 p.m.

PICO RIVERA pico-rivera.org

PISMO BEACH pismobeach.org
Pumpkins on the Pier October 29, 2011, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join in the fun with a costume contest, pumpkin decorating, a climbing wall, bounce house, balloon typhoon, face painting, carnival games and more. The costume contest starts around 11:30 a.m., ending at 12:10 p.m. Categories include most original, scariest, funniest, and most decked out. An adult costume contest follows, and a Trick or Treat Extravaganza will take place from noon to 2 p.m. in local downtown businesses. Free. 1 0 a.m.-1 p.m. Call: (805) 773-7063.

PLACENTIA placentia.org

POMONA

POWAY ci.poway.ca.us
Old Poway Ghost Walk Date: 10/29/2011 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person or $10 per family - Registration Onsite Location: Old Poway Park 14134 Midland Road Poway, California 92064 Add to my Outlook Calendar Where are the ghosts of Old Poway Park? The storytellers know. And they'll tell you. Take a walking tour of the park, while Charles Johnson, Marilyn McPhie and friends point out the places where strange things happened and tell the stories. Some tall, some true. You be the judge. But if you feel a shiver up your spine, you'll know there's something spooky in the air. All ages. $5 per person, $10 per family. Meet at the fountain.

PUENTE HILLS, ROWLAND HEIGHTS

RANCHO CUCAMONGA rcpark.com

Victoria Gardens vgculturalcenter.com

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA cityofrsm.org

REDONDO BEACH - Riviera Village Halloween Trick or Treat Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 7 p.m.
Riviera Village hosts the annual Halloween Trick or Treat -- Catalina Ave. will be closed to traffic from Ave. I to Palos Verdes Blvd. Kids can visit merchants and trick or treat. This event attracts thousands of kids and parents each year.
Event 2: Howloween Hoedown October 30, 2011, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Redondo Beach Dog Park Howloween Hoedown Annual Costume Parade and Contest Prizes-Dog Adoptions. rbdogpark.com

ROSEMEAD cityofrosemead.org

SAN BERNARDINO sbrda.org

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO sanjuancapistrano.org

SAN MARCOS san-marcos.net Tree Lighting, Santa's Magical Village
December 3 & 4, 2011.
San Marcos Community Center Come shop for special holiday gifts at the many arts and crafts booths. This magical village will also feature the annual tree lighting, festive food, free entertainment, breakfast with Santa and a parade. Free

SANTA PAULA ghostwalk.com
The Setting for this year is... SANTA PAULA UNION HIGH SCHOOL Enjoy a weekend evening with your friends. Come and meet some of ours... 2011 is the 17th anniversary of Ventura County's original Ghostwalk. Over the years, thousands of Ghostwalk groupies from all over California have walked the walk and come back for more. This year, you are invited to join the fun on the following October dates (Reservations Suggested). Notice about Friday the 28th - No Tours due to the BIG GAME! October 14-16, 21-23, 29th and 30th Except for Friday the 28th, tours are offered every Friday, Saturday, and Sundy in October. Tours leave every 15 minutes beginning at 6:30p.m. - last tour begins at 9:00p.m. Its continued popularity is due to the fact that we rarely present the same story twice, and its ghostoric location changes from year to year, influencing what stories we tell. The Ghostwalk is not a spook house, but a unique form of theatre in the streets, which embraces the tradition of great storytelling mixed with fun history that is suitable for the whole family (7 and older). All proceeds from this event go to help support the Santa Paula Theater Center. It is about a one-hour walk by flashlight (please bring one). Tours are limited to 25 people - get your tickets as early as October 1st, as most tours sell-out. SORRY! - This year's tour is NOT wheelchair accessible. Since the Ghostwalk is a fundraiser, please bring a little mad money so you can buy some tasty goodies sold by our local youth groups. You can also pick up collectible Ghostwalk merchandise such as our ghostly embroidered Ghostwalk painter's caps and two collection booklets of this year's Ghostwalk stories as well as favored ones of the past.

October 29, 2011 Annual Halloween Parade Historic Downtown Main Street 10am (Ebell Park) FREE 525-9439 www.discoversantapaula.com

October 31, 2011 22nd Annual Halloween Carnival Santa Paula Community Center 6p.m.-9p.m. Games .10 - .20 cents 933-4226 www.ci.santa-paula.ca.us

SAN PEDRO portoflosangeles.org
Happy Harbor Halloween Saturday, October 29, 2011 Noon to 3 p.m.
There will be two locations for Happy Harbor Halloween this year sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles. Activities include arts & crafts, Radio Disney games, face painting, Franklin Haynes marionettes and more. Both locations host the event on the same day and time. They are:
1. On the Promenade along Harbor Blvd. from 3rd to 5th Streets.
2. At the Wilmington Waterfront Park at C Street, Lagoon Ave.,
Harry Bridges and Figueroa Blvds.

SANTA MONICA santamonicapier.org

SIERRA MADRE cityofsierramadre.com Trick or Treat Downtown Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 6 p.m.
On Halloween, youth enjoy trick-or-treating in Downtown Sierra Madre as businesses owners open their doors for the little ghost and goblins from 3 to 5 p.m. Be sure to stick around Kersting Court as that is the start of the Halloween parade along Sierra Madre Blvd. at 5 p.m. The parade is lead by the Sierra Madre Fire Department to the Memorial Park Bandshell, where the costume contest is held at 5:30 p.m. Prizes are awarded to the top three costumes in each of the age categories. For more information contact the Recreation Supervisor at 626-355-5278 ext. 704.

SOUTH EL MONTE soelmonte.org

SOUTH PASADENA ci.south-pasadena.ca.us
Halloween Spooktacular event on Friday, October 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m..
South Pasadena annual FREE trick or treat event at Orange Grove Park, 815 Mission St., promises to be a delicious spooky treat to all who attend. Families will experience hair-raising excitement as they enjoy all the activities offered such as games, arts and crafts, inflatable slide and obstacle course, magical entertainment, balloon artist, caricature artist, candy corner, and a thrilling costume contest parade divided by age categories. Prizes and goodie bags available while supplies last. Parents and children should bring their appetite and sweet tooth for tasty food available for purchase. No pre-registration is required to attend this event. Call: (626) 403-7380.

TEMECULA cityoftemecula.org
Halloween Family Carnival Friday, October 28, 2011, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Put on your costume and join the fun as the park transforms into a treat-filled Halloween Carnival. Get your voice ready and enter the Screaming Contest, carnival games, face painting, food vendors and tons of candy. An old-fashioned family carnival you don't want to miss. $5/ wristband (includes unlimited activities, excludes food vendors) Ronald Reagan Sports Park, Call: ( 951) 694-6480

TEMPLE CITY templecity.us
Temple City Halloween Carnival Oct. 31, 2011, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Live Oak Park, 10144 Bogue St., Temple City, CA. Over 30 carnival games, bike raffle, game & toy raffles, tons of candy, magic show, petting zoo, and more. All activities are free. Call: (626) 285-2171.

TUSTIN tustinca.org
Halloween Howl, Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: City Gym, Tustin, CA

UPLAND ci.upland.ca.us

WHITTIER - The 6th Annual Dia de los Muertos Art & Music Festival, October 16, 2011, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call: Casita Del Pueblo 6738 Greenleaf Ave. Whittier, CA. 90601 562-693-2844 www.CasitadelPueblo.info

WINTERS - Harvest Festival Fri, October 28, 5p.m. – 8p.m.
East Main Street & Rotary Park, Winters, CA Join in celebrating the bounty of the harvest. For more information contact Ana Kormos at 530-212-1040.

YERMO - Calico Ghost Haunt October 21 - 23; Oct. 28 - 30, 2011
Ghost Haunt Ghosts and goblins and plenty of fun for two back-to-back weekends. General Admission $10 Adults $ 5 Youth Under 5 Free. sbcounty.gov

YORBA LINDA - Halloween Laser Show @ The Library Thursday, October 27, 2011, 6:30 p.m. The whole family will enjoy a great mix of pop music and classic Halloween titles, such as Monster Mash and Thriller. Watch the music come to life through laser animations presented by Prismatic Magic. There is no registration for this event, but arrive early to find parking. ci.yorba-linda.ca.us

The California cities host many community trick-or-treat events for the public to enjoy. Here are several to check out!

ALISO VIEJO Fall Harvest Festival Saturday, October 22, 2011 in Grand Park avca.net

ARROYO GRANDE arroyogrande.org
HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL, COSTUME CONTEST AND PUMPKIN-CARVING CONTEST Saturday, October 29, 2011, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Elm Street Park (Corner of Elm and Ash Streets)
Tickets $2.50 for children and $1 for adults
Carnival booths; costume judging; prizes; and lots of fun! Don't forget to bring a carved pumpkin for the best carved/ decorated pumpkin contest! There will also be food booths with hot dogs, hamburgers, cider, coffee, and punch. All ages are welcome! Save money, buy tickets in advance!

HAUNTED MAZE - Co-Sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of South SLO County Find your way through this entertaining and scary maze - if you can! Confusing turns and deadends, costumed characters, and elaborate scenes will keep the whole family entertained. There will be a separate maze that is not scary for the little ones. Dates: Saturday, October 29th Time: 4:30 - 9 p.m. Location: Elm Street Park (Corner of Elm and Ash Streets) Fee: $2 per person for two trips through the maze. $1 per additional trip.

Sunday, October 31, 2011 the Arroyo Grande Village Improvement Association will be coordinating what has become a traditional Halloween event for young children. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. interested merchants in the Village will be able to participate in Halloween in the Village during which candy and treats will be distributed to young children. Because the event has become increasingly popular, with large crowds of young children and their parents on the sidewalks and streets in the Village, the City of Arroyo Grande will be implementing special traffic control measures on Halloween. No parking will be allowed on Branch Street from Traffic Way to Mason Street between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on October 31. During the same hours on the same date, no parking will be allowed at the corner of Mason Street and Nelson Street to allow a safer turning movement for commercial trucks navigating around the Village. Branch Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on October 31. The intersections and major driveways on Branch Street including Bridge Street north of Olohan Alley, Short Street, the Car Corral, and Nevada Street will also be closed to vehicle traffic during the same hours on the same date. The closures will be hard closures reinforced with barricades. The reason for the no parking zones and the street and driveway closures is to help ensure the safety of the excited children who will be walking throughout the Village dressed in their Halloween costumes. The detour route around the Village from 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. will be Traffic Way, Nelson Street and Mason Street

AZUSA ci.azusa.ca.us
8th Annual Trunk or Treat Car & Truck Show
Date: October 30, 2011
Time: 12 noon - 4 p.m.
The event consists of food booths, a classic car show, and Halloween magic and puppet shows. Each classic car will give away Halloween treats to all trunk or treaters in attendance. For registration or further information for car show only, call Noah Hipolito at (626) 969-7979 or (626) 890-0757
Address: Memorial Park, 320 N. Orange Place, Azusa, CA 91702

AVALON - Annual Halloween Parade, October 31, 2011, 4 p.m. Don your favorite costume and join island school kids and residents for the Annual Halloween Parade down Crescent Avenue. Call: (310) 510-1520. CatalinaChamber.com

BELLFLOWER
Trick Or Treat October 28, 2011, 4 - 6 p.m. Location: Bellflower Boulevard Bellflower, California. Cost: Free. Treat your children to a fun but safe evening of Halloween candy collecting when the Bellflower Chamber of Commerce hosts is 3rd annual Trick Or Treat event. Businesses on Bellflower Boulevard between Flower and Oak Streets will pass out free candy to children. Contact the Chamber at (562) 867-1744.

BELVEDERE cityofbelevedere.org
Terror at the Toy Store Halloween Haunt 2011, Saturday, October 22, 2011, 5 - 8:30 p.m. Belvedere Community Center presents a No Scare version from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and the scary version from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. There will also be music, food, a jump house, face painting and more! Halloween Haunt 2011 Something's not right at the toy store. There seems to be an unseen entity taking over. The employees are unstable and the toys are alive. Whole Family Haunted House, Music, Food, Jump House, Face Painting, Scares, Laughs, Magic Show, and MORE!! Families that aren't looking for the big scare, can visit the very tame version. No scares in this one. The scary version is the way our haunted house is meant to be. Pre-teens and adults will enjoy this one.

BENICIA BeniciaMainStreet.org
Haunted Depot Sunday, October 30, 2011
The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins and spirits daring you and your family to pay a visit. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 6 years of age with a donation of a canned good item (without a donation adults $6, children under 6 years $3). The hours of the Haunted Depot are Fridays, October 14, 21, & 28, from 6-9p.m., Saturdays, October 15, 22, & 29, from 12-3p.m. and 6-9p.m. and Sundays, October 16, 23, & 30 from 3-5p.m. and October 31st from 6-9p.m.. Afternoon visits will feature a family-friendly experience.Location: SP Depot/Benicia Main Street 90 First Street Benicia Main Street, (707) 745.9791.
Scarecrow Contest - As you stroll down First Street during the month of October you will be greeted by over 30 six-foot tall scarecrows imaginatively fashioned by downtown businesses.
Ghost Walk
Paranormal history of Benicia are revealed on this exciting, educational and fun with paranormal experts Devin Sisk and Donna Raymond. Come meet the Ghosts of Benicia's Past! Tours are scheduled for Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 & 29, beginning at 5:30p.m. & 8p.m.; Oct. 15 & 22, beginning at 8p.m.. The tour will begin at the Historic Railroad Depot, 90 First Street and travel up First Street to the 500 block and end back at the Depot. We recommend you wear walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Each tour is limited to 20 people and lasts approx. 2 hours, depending on what entity you encounter along the way! Tours are $25 per person
Sorcerer Saturday
A family-friendly celebration of sorcerers, witches and warlocks on Saturday, October 15th from noon to 5p.m.! Don't miss out on the Haunted Depot, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, kid's activities and much more... and of course special brews for the adults!
Halloween Costume Contest & First Street Stroll
Benicia's Halloween tradition continues on Saturday, October 29th at 10am with the Annual Halloween Costume Contest and Stroll. Kids of all ages enjoy the popular Halloween costume contest and Trick or Treat Stroll. Local merchants on First Street get into the spirit of the holiday for all to shop and stroll. At noon on the First Street Green you can enjoy the ever-popular Canine & Critter costume contest with prizes and treats!

CERRITOS ci.cerritos.ca.us
Halloween Festival Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where Regional Park
(562) 916-8570
Come to the Cerritos Halloween Festival at Cerritos Regional Park, 19800 Bloomfield Avenue, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, October 31. Costume contests, entertainment, rides, special games and carnival booths will be available for participants of all ages at this year's festival.
Haunted House: Want to wander through a maze of wicked ghouls and ugly monsters? Enjoy the thrills and chills of this spooky event. Children under age 8 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. Cost is $2 per person.
Happy Haunt Fun Zone: Bring children ages 7 years and under to Cerritos Regional Park for a safe night of Halloween fun. Games, crafts and entertainment will provide your child with enjoyment throughout the evening.
Teens & Family Fun Stage: Teens are invited to sing karaoke or visit a fortune teller at the Teen Zone. Costume contests, group and individual challenges will be held throughout the evening for ages 12 and up. All activities are free-of-charge.

CHINO cityofchino.org
Halloween Spook-tacular Monday, October 31, 2011, from 3 to 9 p.m.
Chino will be hosting its annual Halloween Spook-tacular event on The event will include old fashion carnival games, crafts, entertainment, and much more.7th Annual event in 2011. Location: Chino Towne Center, Chino Spectrum on Grand Ave. Call: (909) 591-9834.

CITRUS HEIGHTS citrusheights.net
Antelope Crossing Halloween Spooktacular October 22, 2011, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Antelope Crossing
Antelope Road & Tupelo Drive
Citrus Heights, California
Ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food are featured at the 3rd Annual Antelope Crossing Halloween Spooktacular sponsored by the Antelope Crossing Business Association and the City of Citrus Heights. Taking place at shopping centers located near the intersection of Antelope Road and Tupelo Drive in Citrus Heights, the whole family is invited to enjoy live entertainment, delicious food, fun games, and a variety of vendors. Cost: Free.

CORONA discovercorona.com
Make-A-Wish Halloween Summary: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County and the Inland Empire Saturday, October 29, 2011, 2 p.m.
Halloween Spooktacular. Enjoy carnival games, costume contests, raffle prizes and other fun activities. For more information please visit www.shopdoslagos.com When? Where? The Shops at Dos Lagos, 2380 Cabot Dr.

CYPRESS ci.cypress.ca.us
Halloween Carnival October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m.
Community Center
Cypress Recreation & Community Services Presents Monday, October 31st 6 - 9 p.m. Cypress Community Center 5700 Orange Avenue Game booths, food, prizes, entertainment and spook alley Professional pictures will be available for $10, Cash only admission $3 (Children under 1 year old free) Volunteers Needed For more information please call 714 229 6780

DANA POINT danapoint.org
Halloween Spooktacular and Moonlight Movie Friday, October 28, 2011, 3 - 8:30 p.m.
Come out to Lantern Bay Park, all you Goblins, Ghosts & Ghoulies to enjoy Halloween Crafts, Halloween Cupcake Decorating, Best Carved or Decorated Pumpkin Contest for ages 3-10 years. Bring your already carved or decorated pumpkin. 5 p.m. - Children's Costume Parade, with free treat for each child. 6:15 p.m.: Moonlight Movie - Disney's Monsters Inc. Free popcorn during the movie. Refreshments available to purchase. All activities are free. Call (949) 248-3530

DIAMOND BAR cityofdiamondbar.com
Fall Fun Festival Oct. 31, 2011, 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Each year on Halloween night, Heritage Park hosts this safe and fun alternative to trick or treating. The event includes game booths, craft area, prizes and of course candy! Admission fee is charged and Festival is recommended for ages 2 to 8 years. Sunday, October 31 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Heritage Park, 2900 S. Brea Canyon Rd. For more information, contact the Community Services Department at 909.839.7070.

DUARTE accessduarte.com
Halloween Howl October 31, 2011, 6 -9 p.m.
Location: Royal Oaks Park, 2627 Royal Oaks Drive Ages: Boys and girls, ages 12 and under Fee: Fun Zone - $3, Carnival Games - 25 cents Put on your best costume and meet us at the Halloween Howl for carnival games, music, and the Fun Zone -- an inflatable attractions play area! There will be contests, a costume parade, refreshments, and more!

FERNDALE victorianferndale.com
Halloween Carnival & Spaghetti Feed October 28, 2011, 5:30 -9 p.m.
Haunted house, dime-a-chance carnival games for the kids, cake walk, bingo, silent auction, and more good, clean Halloween fun. Fundraiser for the Ferndale Elementary class trip. Spaghetti feed, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; carnival, 6-9 p.m. Belotti Hall, Humboldt County Fairgrounds. Information: 707-786-5300

FONTANA fontana.org
Teen Center Haunted House Date: October 28 - October 30, 2011, 5 - 8 p.m.
Location: Jack Bulik Teen Center, 16581 Filbert Street, Fontana, CA 92335
Call:909-349-6984
Cypress Center Halloween Oct. 31, 2011 3 - 5 p.m. Location: Cypress Neighborhood Center, 8380 Cypress Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-349-6988
Don Day Center Halloween Oct. 31, 2011 6 - 8 p.m. Location: Don Day Neighborhood Center, 14501 Live Oak Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-349-6997
Jessie Turner Center Halloween October 31, 2011 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: 15556 Summit Ave., Fontana, CA. Contact: 909-854-5100

GLENDALE ci.glendale.ca.us
Past events, check for 2011: HALLOWEEN EVENT PARTICIPATION ~ Halloween Hoopla· 4 - 8 p.m. at Pacific Community Center with the assistance of the Edison Elementary School faculty, Pacific Library staff, and volunteers. Activities included a cake walk, picture booth, popcorn and prizes, creation station, face painting and carnival games. Tickets for the activities were available for purchase for a small fee. All children were required to be accompanied by an adult. Approximately 750 children and their families participated in the event. Freaky Friday at Sparr Heights Community Center. Activities included arts & crafts, games, costume parade and raffle prizes, 4-8 p.m. All children were given a goodie-bag for participating. Admission was free. Approximately 75 children participated in the event. ~

Maple Park Costume Contest - took place from 5 -7 p.m. at Maple Park Community Center. Children, ages 6-15, were broken down into three age categories: 6 years of age and younger, 7-9 years of age and, 10-15 years of age. All children were given a goodie-bag for participating. Awards were distributed for the titles of Scariest, Funniest, Cutest, Most Original and Best Homemade Costumes. Admission was free. Approximately 75 children and their families attend this event each year. ~

Montrose halloween Spooktacular - The Montrose Shopping Park simplified their Halloween offering. Their goal was simply to provide a safe and enjoyable place for families to trick-or-treat. Nearly one hundred merchants were on hand with treats for all who came dressed for the occasion. The event started 5 p.m. and remained "open" until the treats were gone. An old-fashioned Trick-or-Treat event for the entire family
Halloween night – Monday, October 31st
from 5 pm ‘til the candy runs out…
WHERE: The 2200, 2300 & 2400 blocks of Honolulu Ave.
WHAT: A safe & fun "Trick-or-Treat". Bring the family!
The 2200 block of Honolulu Ave. will be closed,
featuring the Sunday Market Kid's Zone rides.
There's plenty of free parking nearby…
Sponsored by the Montrose Shopping Park Association
visit us at www.shopmontrose.com


GLENDORA ci.glendora.ca.us
Pumpkin Festival Saturday, October 15 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Glendora Preservation Foundation
Centennial Heritage Park
723-725 E. Mauna Loa (Adjacent to South Hills Park)
Admission: $3 per person • Children 4 and under are FREE!
Free shuttle service at City Hall
Halloween Walk Monday, October 31, 2011 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kids trick or treat in costume through the Village
and receive candy and treats from merchants.
Halloween Carnival October 31, 2011, 5 - 8 p.m.
Finkbiner Park Softball Fields
For ages 12 and under
This is a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating
that includes game booths, prizes, costume contest, and food!
For more information, call (626) 914-2357

GROVER BEACH - GAMES! OUTDOOR MOVIE! CARVED PUMPKIN CONTEST & HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES! Ramona Garden Park Center, 993 Ramona Avenue, Grover Beach Fun for the whole family! Bring your already decorated or carved funny, scary, spooky, or goofy pumpkin and enter it in the contest to win great prizes donated from local businesses! Spooky maze co-sponsored by the Forrester's, carnival games presented by the Arroyo Grande High School LINK Crew, free hot dogs provided by the Grover Beach Rotary, and much more! Friday, October 28, 2011 _ 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Ramona Garden Park Center, 993 Ramona Avenue Pumpkin contest registration ends at 6:15 p.m. NOTE: Only decorated pumpkins will be accepted for ages 6 and under!

HAWAIIAN GARDENS hgcity.org
Hawaiian Gardens Haunted House Oct. 28 - 31, 2011, 6 p.m. Contact: 562-420-2641 Location: C. Robert Lee Activity Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA.
Halloween Program October 31, 2011 C. Robert Lee Activity Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA. Annual program includes cute costumes, goody bags, trick or treating, stage show with entertainment for children and safe atmosphere.

HERMOSA BEACH hermosabch.org

Pumpkins in the Park
Saturday, October 15, 2011 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friends of the Parks invites you to the renovated Fort Lots-of-Fun Park
located at 6th and Prospect Avenue. Have your photo taken in the
pumpkin patch, take home a pumpkin, participate in youth activities,
explore the playground structure, dress in costume and enter to win
raffle prizes. hbfop.org.

HOLLYWOOD All Hallow's Eve October 24, 2011, 5 - 8 p.m. One of the creepiest nights in Hollywood hosted by the Chamber's Community Foundation! The annual fundraising event will take place this year once again at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Monday, October 24th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Over 200 invited mortals will experience All Hallow's Eve fundraiser, a unique hell-raising tradition which helps to raise funds for local charitable organizations. Since its inception in 1998, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $600,000 in grants to non-profit organizations which are in need. This is a great opportunity to support the community, while mingling with members and immortals. There will be food, drinks, prizes, entertainment, all within the confines of this landmark cemetery.

The event's generous Platinum Sponsor is Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Gold Sponsors include Briggs Law Office and Millennium Partners/Argent Ventures. Bronze Sponsors include Andrews International, Capitol Records, Original Farmers Market, and Paramount Contractors & Developers. For sponsorship information, please contact Chelsea Miller at Chelsea@hollywoodchamber.net or (323)469-8311.

This year the Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation is offering an early bird admission rate of $39 per ticket if purchased before October 1st. The Foundation hopes that you'll be able to purchase tickets for a night of fun for you and your employees.

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Trick or Treat on Main Street, October 31, 2011, 5 - 8:30 p.m. Annual event in downtown Huntington Beach includes petting zoo, bounce houses, costume contest, dog parade and trick or treat with local merchants. Cost: Free. Location: 200 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. hb-downtown.com

IRVINE cityofirvine.org

IRWINDALE ci.irwindale.ca.us
Halloween Spooktacular Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 4p - 7p
Prepare for Halloween fun in the tennis courts at Irwindale Park
Costume Contest, Games, Food, Bingo, Cake Walk, Fun
Donations are accepted for Bingo prizes. The Irwindale Teen Club sponsores a prize for the Best Decorated Cake. All cakes donated to the Teen Club Cake Walk will be eligible to win.

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE lacanadaflintridge.com

LA HABRA lahabracity.com
Children's Museum Mini Monsters Bash October 28, 2011 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Children's Museum --Bring your little goblin for a fun and festive Halloween party! There will be crafts, games, a costume parade, and a dance party with Nick & Jen! Free to Members and visitors with paid admission. Non-Member children in costume will recieve 50% off admission. RSVP by October 24 to (562) 905-9793.

LA HABRA HEIGHTS lhhia.org
Haunted House Oct. 31, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Gym at the Park is the location for fun. For over 30 years the La Habra Heights Improvement Association has sponsored and produced a Halloween Haunt on October 31. Trick or Treat Houses, beverages, popcorn, entertainment and treats all come together through sponsorship and volunteerism. Bring the kids in costumes and have a great time! Call Michelle at (562) 902-0125

LA MIRADA cityoflamirada.org
Halloweenfest - Ghosts, princesses, superheroes and cartoon characters will fill the night with laughter at the City of La Mirada's annual Halloweenfest at the Historic Neff Park Estate. The park will be transformed into a spooky land of Halloween fun. This free event will feature haunted house tours, games, crafts and a costume contest. Participants will collect candy at various booths throughout the night. The Victorian period reigns in three historic buildings at the Neff Estate, the George House, the Neff Barn and the 1892 Neff House. This family-oriented event is perfect for all ages. Call: Community Services Department at (562) 943-7277.

LA PALMA cityoflapalma.org
Halloween Carnival Monday, October 31, 2011, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Central Park, Free admission. Stop by La Palma's safe, family-oriented alternative to the traditional trick-or-treat annual spooktacular event that features a fabulous Costume Contest for ghouls and boys with special prizes in each age division! Halloween spookfest will feature Carnival Games, Goblin Gulch for kids under the age of 5, and a haunted area. Community groups, organizations and individuals are invited to operate a carnival booth as a community service project. Call La Palma Recreation and Community Services Department at (714) 690-3350. Event cancels if it rains!

LA PUENTE lapuente.org
20th Annual Main Street Halloween Run Sunday, October 23, 2011, 6 a.m.
The course begins and ends at La Puente City Hall, located at 15900 East Main Street. The races will be held on a challenging course that begins with an uphill stretch. Participants are invited to get in the Halloween spirit. The best costumed male and female will each receive a $25 gift certificate and a commemorative plaque. A cash prize of $150 will be awarded to the fastest male and female in each of the 5K and 10K runs. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three male and top three female finishers in each of the age categories for the 5K and 10K races. There will also be a 5K walk and a Youth Fun Run for children 7 years and under. These races will not be timed. Every person completing the event receives a special recognition medal. The registration fees for the 5K and 10K run is $20 if received by Friday, October 14, 2011 For 5K walkers, the fee is $15 and the Youth Fun Run registration fee is $10. If registration is received after Friday, October 14th a $10 dollar late fee will be applied. The entry fee includes a commemorative race t-shirt, goodie bag, and the finisher medal. The registration form can also be found in this edition of the Spotlight. For further information, please call the Recreation Services Department at (626) 855-1560.

LA VERNE laverneheritage.org
La Verne Heritage Pumpkin Patch October 8 - 30, 2011
Open to schools weekdays from October 11th through October 28th
Weekdays 4p.m. - 7p.m.; Weekends 10am - 7p.m.
Pumpkin Patch Classic Car Show 9th Annual Car show, Saturday October 29th - 10am - 3p.m.

LA QUINTA - Halloween Carnival la-quinta.org
Date: 10/31/2011 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: La Quinta Boys and Girls Club Gym
49995 Park Ave.
La Quinta , California 92253
The City of La Quinta and the President Gerald R. Ford Boys and Girls Club of La Quinta present the Annual Halloween Carnival. Plenty of games, activities, candy and prizes! For more information, call (760) 777-7090

LAGUNA NIGUEL cityoflagunaniguel.org
Halloween Haunt Thursday, October 27th 12 Noon - 1 p.m.
$5. No Tickets Sold at the Door! Lunch Menu Includes: Hot pizza Crisp Caesar Salad Krispy Kreme Donut Come get spooked at Sea Country's haunted house. If you're not too scared, join us for a frightening menu of hot pizza and fresh Caesar salad. Come in costume for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Mimi's Café and be ready to do the Monster Mash! Get a thrill from the blood curdling screams of Ross Costa's live music! Get your tickets at Sea Country's Front Desk (949) 425-5151 24602 Aliso Creek Road Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

LAKE FOREST lakeforestca.gov
Autumn Harvest Festival October 22, 2011, 4 - 9 p.m.
Community Services and Recreation sponsors this even for the entire family. Location: Heritage Hill Historical Park (25151 Serrano Road) Fee: $4 Adults $3 Children (Pay at the door) There is a nominal fee for some attractions and games.

LAKEWOOD lakewoodcity.org
Halloween Carnivals October 31, 2011, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Lakewood's traditional Halloween Carnivals get set. Special carnival activities take place at Biscailuz, Bloomfield, Bolivar, Boyar, Del Valle, Mayfair, Palms and San Martin parks. Halloween Carnivals feature food and game booths, special contests and prizes for the kids. Haunted houses for little ghosts and goblins to venture inside will be available at Bolivar, Del Valle, Palms and San Martin parks. Volunteers are needed to run carnival booths and assist with the haunted houses. For more information, call the park nearest you or Lakewood City Hall at 562- 866-9771, extension 2408.

LIVERMORE livermoredowntown.com
Downtown Halloween Carnival October 29, 2011, 1 - 5 p.m.
Activities for families with children in the 5th grade and younger! Kids will enjoy a costume and scream contest, carnival games, activities and some surprise entertainment. Call: (925) 373-1795

LOS GATOS losgatosca.gov

October 7 - 31: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - Haunted Harvest Festival featuring Goblyn's Glen at Oak Meadow Park. Hosted by Skeleton Coast and the Billy Jones Wildcat Rairoad. Guests of the show can take a self-guided tour through Goblin's Glen, take a moonlit ride on the Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad, and the little ones can trick or treat and ride the Carousel. There will be vendors, food, and fun for entire family. For tickets and more information, please call 408-395-7433 for Train and Carousel. Benefits The Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad and others. The Goblyn's Glen Haunted walk through for children is Fridays 7p.m. – 9p.m., Saturdays 6p.m.- 9p.m., Sundays 6p.m. to 8p.m.. And The Witching Hour is Fridays 9:30p.m. – 11p.m., Saturdays 9:30p.m. – 11p.m., Sundays 8:30p.m. to 10p.m.. Tickets are $10 for each walkthrough. For more info on Goblyn's Glen visit www.goblynsglen.com. The Haunted Harvest Festival is always looking for volunteers. If interested, please email to skeletoncoast@hauntedmansion.com.

October 22nd (Sat.) 6 – 8 p.m. in downtown Los Gatos: Howling Halloween 2011! Society Dog® presents the 10th Anniversary celebration of Howling Halloween. Woof, Woof! Registration: 4 – 7 p.m.. Trick or Treat: 6 p.m. – 7:30p.m.. Costume Contest 7:30 - 8 p.m. (Prejudging takes place by "ghost judges" during the event). $15 early registration, $20 day of event. Every dog entry contributes to the Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign. 4-6 ft. non-retractable leashes only. Children under 14 must be accompanied by parent. societydog.com for more details and contact info.

MAMMOTH LAKES - ci.mammoth-lakes.ca.us
Trick or Treat in The Village Halloween Carnival & Haunted House October 28, 2011, 5 - 9 P.M.
Games & Haunted House for ages 3-15 in The Village at Mammoth. The Recreation Department provides games and activities for all ages at this year's Halloween Carnival in partnership with The Village at Mammoth. All carnival proceeds support Recreation Department programs. Cost: 50 cents per game or armbands are available. Mammoth Lakes, CA. Call: (760) 934-8989 ext. 222

MARINA DEL REY marinadelrey.lacounty.gov
Monday, October 31 - Haunted House Event map & directions (310) 305-9595 Come get spooked this Halloween at Burton Chace Park's Second Annual Haunted House Event! The spooky haunted house will be held in the community room and the costume contest starts at 8 p.m. Prizes will be given to the most creative, cutest and scariest costumes. Free. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

MILLBRAE ci.millbrae.ca.us
Halloween Carnival and Monster Mash, Saturday, October 29, 2011, Noon - 3 p.m. Millbrae Civic Center Plaza - 1 Library Lane Free Admission Join the Millbrae Lions Club for Carnival Games, Prizes and Kid Activities from Noon to 2p.m.. Followed by a Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treating on Broadway in Downtown Millbrae near Kohls

MILL VALLEY - millvalley.org
Halloween Music & Magic Show Friday October 21, 2011, 2 & 4 p.m.
Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse
267 Bunea Vista Ave.
The evening launches with lively music. Everyone will be on their feet by the end of the half-hour performance. Then...thrills and chills await as Brian Scott amazes with a Halloween magic show. The magician combines comedy, audience participation and amazing magic to create a spooktacular, 45 minute show, for goblins aged 3 to 103! Cost $8, age 3 & under free. Pre-sale tickets for each show are available at the Mill Valley Community Center and Aquatics & Fitness Center front desk. Last year's shows were sell-outs, so please purchase your tickets early. Adults and children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to the show.

MILPITAS Howl at the Moon Pumpkin Friday, October 28, 2011 6:00-8:00 pm Patch Costume Contests (most original, most silliest and most spookiest) Photo Opportunities Kids & Canine Costume Parade Demonstrations Children's Activity Area For more information, call Milpitas Parks & Recreation Services at (408) 586-3210. ci.milpitas.ca.gov Free Admission Milpitas Civic Center Plaza, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd. (between Community Center and City Hall) Dress up both your two-legged and four-legged kids and come have a howling good time! This new Halloween event is host to kooky, spooky fun for both your child and your dog. If you're looking for an event that has it all for everyone in your family - you're "barking up the right tree!" Please note: All dogs must be well socialized, on a leash and under control and be current in their vaccinations. The City of Milpitas Parks & Recreation Services presents and the Milpitas Community Concert Band's "A Little Fright Music" concert 5:30 pm Dog Registration Begins • 7:30-9:30 pm Concert

MISSION VIEJO cityofmissionviejo.org
Hometown Halloween October 29, 2011 4 - 8 p.m.
Hometown Halloween Game booths along with a Whacky Witch'n Kitchen, pint sized haunted house, trick-or-treating, children's costume parade, make-ittake- it crafts, face painting and pony rides. Most activities are free, but there's a small fee for others. Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA. Call (949) 768-0981

MONROVIA cityofmonrovia.org
Halloween Costume Contest and Parade of Characters Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 6 p.m.
Open to ages 0-14,with a new category for dogs, this event is free to enjoy. There's a pumpkin decorating contest for ages 5 to adult, with the first 50 registrants receiving a free pumpkin. Toddler area, arts & crafts, photo booth, face painting, and library story times. Location: Monrovia Library Park, 321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA

MOUNTAIN VIEW ci.mtnview.ca.us
Monster Bash Halloween Celebration Saturday, October 29, 2011 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Community Center, 201 South Rengstorff Avenue Come celebrate Halloween with your family, friends and neighbors at the Mountain View Monster Bash! An outdoor movie appropriate for all ages will be featured along with Halloween crafts, games and refreshments. Come in costume... a parade or contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:00 p.m. All are invited to attend this FREE family event! For more information please contact the Recreation Division at (650) 903-6331.

MOUNTAIN VIEW - Spooky Times at Deer Holloween Farm Saturday, October 29, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $7 per person, $5 with costume All ages welcome! Light Rain or Shine Deer Hollow Farm, in conjunction with the Friends of Deer Hollow Farm, invite you and your family to celebrate the spooky spirit of Halloween! Explore haunted barns, try your hand at children's activities and crafts and of course, meet the residents of the Farm- sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, pigs and Luna the cow! Enjoy the Halloween season and help support the Farm. Proceeds from this event will be used to provide care and feed for the livestock. Deer Hollow Farm is located in the Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve. Please visit the Deer Hollow Farm website for directions, or call the Farm at (650) 903-6430.

SANTA ROSA Halloween at Howarth Trick or Treat, Saturday, October 29th, 2011, Noon - 3 p.m.
Howarth Park 6th annual Halloween includes a costume parade! Come in Costum, dress in your best costume, ride the train and carousel with your ghostly friends and trick ot treat around various locations in the bewitched park. Ages: 12 and under Date: Fee: $5 or $8 Pass Passes can be purchased at the Registration table near the snackbar starting at 12 p.m.. Please bring cash or check. Fee: $5 Pass includes: train & carousel ride, and trick or treating $8 Pass includes: train, carousel, & pony ride, trick or treating and an ice cream treat Adults WILL need a ticket to ride the train with child. $2 / ticket. Trick or treat bags for the first 250 kids! Call Sarah at (707) 543-3298, ci.santa-rosa.ca.us

SANTA ROSA - Floating Pumpkin Patch Saturday October 22, 2011, 2 - 6 p.m. ci.santa-rosa.ca.us
Tired of walking through a hot and itchy field for the perfect pumpkin? Then join us for our first Floating Pumpkin Patch at Ridgway Swim Center. Enjoy a day filled with games, pumpkin decorating and pumpkin splashing fun for participants of all ages. All participants entering the facility must pay admission. Ridgway Swim Center Fee: $10 - includes one pumpkin

NEWPORT BEACH -

A Haunting Experience at Newport Dunes << October 26, 2011 - October 31, 2011 Address: 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Times: Starts at 6p.m. Admission: Free Admission with parking Phone: 949-729-3863 Venue: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina Visit Website Handicap Accessible: No A HAUNTING EXPERIENCE. See our newest attraction this Halloween at Newport Dunes. 14,000 square feet of haunted house fun for all familiy members. Fun for kids, fun for adults. Map Streetview What's Nearby A Haunting Experience at Newport Dunes 1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660 newportdunes.com

NATIONAL CITY - Tower of Terror Date: 10/29/2011 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Cost: Free! Location: Fire Station #34 343 E. 16th Street National City, California 91950 Add to my Outlook Calendar Open to the public. For more information call (619) 336-4551. ci.national-city.ca.us

NORCO norco.ca.us
Country Garden Jam Saturday, October 15, 2011 12noon-4p.m.
Norco Senior Center Garden 2690 Clark Avenue, Norco Event features scarecrow building, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin racing and a pie eating contest, as well as, a Country Jam and face painting.

Scarecrow Building Contest
$5 per team (2-5 people with at least 1 person under age of 12 and one over the age of 50). All Scarecrows must have a name displayed no larger than 12 X 12. Be creative and use your imagination. This is a family event and city reserves the right to remove any entry deemed inappropriate--no political themes. Scarecrows must be no more than 3' wide at the base. Scarecrows must be a minimum of 4 feet high and no more that 6 feet high. Recycled materials encouraged-- no tiki torches, gas powered generators or any flammable objects. Rubber, plastic or store bought masks are not allowed. Each Scarecrow is required to be in a sitting or standing position and must be designed to support itself. Please no holes or defacement to City property. For support, PVC pipe structure and/or a cement bucket works, no props or supplies will be provided. Your scarecrow must be dressed and embellished at the event, support pieces may be put together before arrival. Scarecrow decorating will begin at noon. Judging for contest will take place at 1p.m.. Judging will be based on creativity, presentation and originality.
Decorated Pumpkin Contest $1 per pumpkin entered, open to all ages. Pumpkins can be carved, painted or decorated. Each pumpkin must be finished before arrival. There will be no carving or painting on site. Judging will be based on creativity, presentation and originality. Judging will take place at 1 p.m. Pumpkin Derby $1 per pumpkin for age 50 years and over and 12 years and under $2 age 13-49 years. Derby vehicle must be a real pumpkin. Pumpkin can not be motorized, but must have wheels. Derby races will begin at 2:30p.m.. Your derby vehicle must be fully assembled before the race beings. You are responsible for assembling your derby vehicle and all parts needed. Your pumpkin must not weigh more than 10 lbs. You are responsible for cleaning up your pumpkin mess if your pumpkin crashes! Judging will be based on the fastest derby pumpkin and most original. Call (951)270-5647

NORWALK ci.norwalk.ca.us
Halloween Festival 2011 October 31, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m.
Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to attend the Halloween Festival featuring food, game booths, costume contest, raffles, music, crafts and more. The festival provides children with a safe alternative to trick or treating. Civic Center Lawn, 12700 Norwalk Blvd. Call (562) 929-5702

ONTARIO ci.ontario.ca.us
Halloween Costume Parade and Contest Monday October 31, 2011 2:30 - 5 p.m. Ontario Senior Center, 225 East "B" St., Ontario, CA Check-In: 2:30-3 p.m. Special Entertainment: 3:15 p.m. Parade Begins: 3:45 p.m. Family Costume Categories: Creepiest: Creepy Costumes Most Unique: Out of the ordinary costumes Cute & Colorful: Brightly colored costumes Best Look-Alike: Best portrayals of a celebrity or fictional character. A ghostly good time! Every participant receives a Trick or Treat Bag, Participation Ribbon and refreshments. Winners in each category will receive 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention ribbons. For: Children age 8 years and younger Age Divisions: 0-2 years 3-4 years 5-6 years 7-8 years. Call: Ontario Recreation and Community Services (909) 395-2020

OROVILLE orovilleymca.org
Haunted House October 28-29, 2011, 7 - 9 p.m.
YMCA
1684 Robinson Street
Oroville, CA 95965
(530) 533-9622
$5; $3 under 12
Do you dare to enter our Haunted House? The Oroville YMCA's annual Halloween tradition is always full of scary fun and many surprises. This year's theme is Horror the Movies. Each section of the tour is a different horror flick. We will have you jumping and screaming as you try to escape. You will be uncertain of every turn and every corner you make to find your way out. Advanced tickets go on sale October 1st. This event is not recommended for pregnant women; people with injured backs; or people prone to heart attacks; and, children under age 5. All parties enter at their own risk!

PETALUMA petalumadowntown.com
Petaluma Downtown Merchant's Trick or Treat Trail Monday, October 31, 2011, 3 - 5 p.m. Petaluma Downtown Association's Halloween Trick or Treat Trail is a fun and safe community event for the whole family. Parents can enjoy perusing downtown while their little ghosts & goblins collect goodies from the merchants! Just follow the orange & black balloons for an afternoon of fun! Cost: Free. Call: (707) 762-9348

RANCHO CORDOVA crpd.com
Twilight Carnival and Pumpkin Fest, October 29, 2011, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cordova Recreation and Park District and the Masonic Lodge invite families and friends to our annual haunted house and children's carnival event. The night will be filled with games, a bounce house, prizes, clowns AND a haunted house! Kids can try their luck at the cupcake walk and take home a yummy prize. Bring your own camera to take a photo in our haunted pumpkin patch. Don't miss out on the fun! Saturday, October 29th • 5:30-8:30p.m. Location: Cordova Community Center Admission is $4 for ages 2-15 – All activities included, additional charge for food. Ages 16+ enter for FREE (must enter with paying child)

REDONDO BEACH - Riviera Village Halloween Trick or Treat Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 7 p.m.
Riviera Village hosts the annual Halloween Trick or Treat -- Catalina Ave. will be closed to traffic from Ave. I to Palos Verdes Blvd. Kids can visit merchants and trick or treat. This event attracts thousands of kids and parents each year.
Event 2: Howloween Hoedown October 30, 2011, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Redondo Beach Dog Park Howloween Hoedown Annual Costume Parade and Contest Prizes-Dog Adoptions. rbdogpark.com

REDWOOD CITY Halloween Spooktakular 2011 Saturday, October 22, 2011 12-3pm Red Morton Community Center, 1120 Roosevelt Ave Redwood City, CA 94061 Kids will thrill to carnival games, proudly show off their Halloween attire in a Costume Parade at 1:30 pm, explore their way through the mysterious Monster Maze, create festive fall crafts, indulge in Transylvania Treats, enjoy lots of other fun activities, and win prizes! Redwood City's Halloween Spooktakular is suitable for kids up to age ten - admission is just $5 per child. redwoodcityevents.com

SAN BRUNO sanbruno.ca.gov

Goblin Grotto For All Children 10 and Under! (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Thursday, October 27, 2011 $7 per child San Bruno Recreation Center Gym Come in costume for Trick-or-Treating, play carnival games, and be enchanted by storytelling! Trick-or-Treat bags provided. PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED. Please indicate on registration form, the time slot you desire.

SAN PEDRO portoflosangeles.org
Happy Harbor Halloween Saturday, October 29, 2011 Noon to 3 p.m.
There will be two locations for Happy Harbor Halloween this year sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles. Activities include arts & crafts, Radio Disney games, face painting, Franklin Haynes marionettes and more. Both locations host the event on the same day and time. They are:
1. On the Promenade along Harbor Blvd. from 3rd to 5th Streets.
2. At the Wilmington Waterfront Park at C Street, Lagoon Ave.,
Harry Bridges and Figueroa Blvds.

SHAFTER - Kiwanis Parade and Carnival Monday, October 31, 2011, 5 p.m. Mannel and Tulare To participate in parade, meet at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot west of Shafter High School Football Stadium. The parade will circle Mannel Park. Carnival at Mannel Park following parade. shafter.com

SIERRA MADRE cityofsierramadre.com Trick or Treat Downtown Oct. 31, 2011, 3 - 6 p.m.
On Halloween, youth enjoy trick-or-treating in Downtown Sierra Madre as businesses owners open their doors for the little ghost and goblins from 3 to 5 p.m. Be sure to stick around Kersting Court as that is the start of the Halloween parade along Sierra Madre Blvd. at 5 p.m. The parade is lead by the Sierra Madre Fire Department to the Memorial Park Bandshell, where the costume contest is held at 5:30 p.m. Prizes are awarded to the top three costumes in each of the age categories. For more information contact the Recreation Supervisor at 626-355-5278 ext. 704.

SOLVANG cityofsolvang.com
Halloween Haunted House at Solvang Festival Theater, October 29 - 31, 2011
Solvang Festival Theater
420 Second St., Solvang, CA 93463
cityofsolvang.com
18th Annual Haunted House Centennial Cemetery: 100 Years of Graveyard Ghosts Saturday, October 29 & Monday, October 31 6-9:30p.m. At Solvang Festival Theater Halloween Street Fair, Oct 29 Adults: $6 13-Under: $5 Kid-Friendlier From 6-6:30p.m. The No-Blood, No-Gore Haunt Monster Call (805) 688-7529

SOUTH PASADENA ci.south-pasadena.ca.us
Halloween Spooktacular event on Friday, October 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m..
South Pasadena annual FREE trick or treat event at Orange Grove Park, 815 Mission St., promises to be a delicious spooky treat to all who attend. Families will experience hair-raising excitement as they enjoy all the activities offered such as games, arts and crafts, inflatable slide and obstacle course, magical entertainment, balloon artist, caricature artist, candy corner, and a thrilling costume contest parade divided by age categories. Prizes and goodie bags available while supplies last. Parents and children should bring their appetite and sweet tooth for tasty food available for purchase. No pre-registration is required to attend this event. Call: (626) 403-7380.

STANTON - Halloween Fun with Family and Friends Saturday, October 29, 2011, 12-4 p.m. Stanton Park, 7800 Katella Avenue. Join the fun as the Stanton Community Foundation, the City of Stanton and the Stanton Collaborative hosts this special event open to ghosts and goblins of all ages. It features games, entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag! For additional information please call\ (714) 890-4270. ci.stanton.ca.us

TORRANCE torranceca.gov
Monday, October 31, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Charles H. Wilson Park
2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Annual Halloween Carnival provides a safe alternative to trick-or-treating. It features carnival games, crafts, face painting, a photo area, spooky music by DJ Ozzy and more! Costume parade is held at 6:30 p.m. Food vendors will be available. Dogs are not allowed at this event. Unlimited use wristbands cost $9 per child and can be purchased at the event. Food will be available for an extra charge. Call (310) 618-2930.

UNION CITY ci.union-city.ca.us
Annual Halloween Community Carnival, Sunday, October 30, 2011, 2:00- 4:00 p.m. Location: Holly Community Center 31600 Alvarado Blvd. Union City, CA 94587 Time: Join UCLS and a city full of ghost and goblins for a safe, spooky and fun filled evening. Tour our haunted house, play ghoulish games, win wicked prizes and have some tasty treats. It is a fun and safe Halloween alternative for families. Open to children ages 3-12 (plus parents). Pre-Sale Tickets will be available for purchase on October 3rd at the Holly Community Center, Kennedy Community Center and the Union City Sports Center. If you are interested in supporting this event, or have any questions, please contact Marissa Vera at (510) 675-5276

VENTURA - cityofventura.net
Ghost Tales at the Olivas Adobe October 23 - 31, 2011 Recurring weekly on 4200 Olivas Adobe
Olivas Park Drive
Ventura, CA
(805) 648-2075
Admission: $25
Sunday, Monday, Friday Spooky tales of ghosts long rumored to haunt the historic Olivas Adobe will highlight this Halloween tour that focuses on the haunted heritage of this unique landmark. Signed ghost books written by your tour guide, Richard Senate, will be available for purchase for an additional $5. Cameras & tape recorders permitted. Meet at 4200 Olivas Park Drive. Teen-Adult. Sa 7-8:30 p.m. 10/22
Sa 9-10:30 p.m. 10/22
F 7-8:30 p.m. 10/28
F 9-10:30 p.m. 10/28
Su 7-8:30 p.m. 10/30
Su 9-10:30 p.m. 10/30
M 7-8:30 p.m. 10/31
M 9-10:30 p.m. 10/31
M 11 p.m.-12:30 am 10/31

UKIAH cityofukiah.com
Ukiah Pumpkinfest October 15 & 16, 2011
Superhero Adventures is theme. Oct. 15 - Parade at 10 am, Haunted House, Beer and Wine Tasting, Arts and Crafts , Free Children's Activities, 3-on-3 Hoop Tourney, Scout-O'-Rama, Pet Costume Contest , Scarecrow City, Pumpkin Baking Contest. Pumpkinfest Parade Saturday, October 15th, 10am starts at the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds. Join the pumpkin paparazzi in Savings Bank's Scarecrow City and see the creative ways local school children dress up and display their scarecrows. Every year the Savings Bank pairs local merchants and classrooms together to compete. Scarecrow City is on display Saturday & Sunday during PumpkinFest in front of the Savings Bank at 200 N. School Street. Parade Entries: (707) 463-6231 To Perform: (707) 463-6231 General Info and Weigh Off Applications: (707) 463-6231

VENTURA downtownventura.org
Trick or Treat on Main Street and Costume Contest October 29, 2011, 4 - 7 p.m. (805) 641-1090
Participating stores will have a sign in their window. Come dressed in your best costume and enter the costume contest sponsored by Rocket Fizz, beginning at 4p.m. at the Main Street Mini Park in the 300 block of Main. There will be four categories 5+ under, 6-12, teen, and adult.

WALNUT CREEK - Trick or Treat in Downtown Walnut Creek. October 28, 2011, 2 - 6 p.m. 4th Annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. Collect as much candy as you can at participating downtown stores. Come dressed in your costume. Children 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult. This Trick-or-Treat event takes place in the traditional downtown area. Broadway Plaza hosts their own Trick-or-Treating event on TBD. Participating Businesses: Main Street Postal & Business Association shops, etc. walnutcreekdowntown.com

Trick or Treat at ARF WhenSat, October 29, 1pm – 3pm Where2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 (map) DescriptionARF's annual free Halloween bash for young children features "spooktacular" Halloween games, a scavenger hunt, lots of fun, creepy crafts and of course, sweet treats. ARF's Pet Hug Pack therapy dogs and cats in costume will be in attendance to meet and greet the trick or treaters. Learn more at www.arf.net.

YUCCA VALLEY - Howl-oween Costume Pet Parade Bring your pet in its favorite costume and join in the fun! Prizes will be given out for the funniest and most original costumes. Owners get ready... there will be an animal/owner look-alike contest also! Pet adoption sponsored by the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter. Saturday, October 29 Time: 11 a.m. Location: Community Center Courtyard yucca-valley.org
YUCCA VALLEY - Kids Halloween Dance Dancing, music, FUN! Bring your BFFs and dress up in your fav costume (optional) for an afternoon of Halloween activities. Refreshments will be provided at no extra cost. Event is held at the YV Senior Center and is supervised by Town recreation staff members. Saturday, October 29 Grades: K - 6 Time: 3 - 5 p.m. Cost: $3 per person at the door

YUCCA VALLEY - Halloween Flashlight Scramble Friday, October 28, 2011 for Grades: K - 6. Halloween Flashlight Candy Scramble It's a candy hunt in the dark! Bring a flashlight and a bag for your goodies and join us on the Community Center soccer field. Costumes are encouraged. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Friday, October 28 Grades: K - 6 Time: 7 p.m. SHARP !! Cost: FREE! yucca-valley.org

SAN CARLOS - Halloween Haunted Hangar
Halloween Event and Helicopter Pumpkin Drop
Saturday October 29 & Sunday October 30
11am - 2pm
The Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: (650) 654-0200
.hiller.org
Pumpkin Drop at 2pm
Join our flying witch for a delightful day of flight and fright as the Hiller Aviation Museum hosts its Halloween Haunted Hangar. Explore the Museum's Gallery if you dare to hunt for hidden haunts. Build a creepy craft and join the festivities at the Aerial Carnival. Each days' event ends in smashing style as our flying witch arrives by helicopter to drop her Halloween pumpkin (see last year's pumpkin drop here. Candy, prizes and spooky surprises make our Halloween Hangar Haunt an extra-special occasion. Come in costume and add to the fun! Event included with Museum admission. 4 under admitted free of charge.


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