California Halloween Events


Long Beach Halloween

One of California's largest cities and a top tourist draw hosts many Halloween events and parties during October. From Queen Mary's Dark Harbor haunt to the dog-centric Haute Dog Parade in Belmont Shore, there's something for everybody.

LONG BEACH Scarium of the Pacific

Oct. 30-31, 2021, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free with admission Adult: $36.95; Child (3-11): $26.95; Senior (62+) $33.95, aquariumofpacific

Scarium of the Pacific and Trick or Treat at the Aquarium is a special Halloween program that includes the annual children's costume contest, the creepy coloring contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, kooky crafts, eerie animals in the Great Hall, and much more.  

Long Beach  Historical Cemetery Tour

October 26, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Guided tours
1095 E. Willow Ave
Long Beach 90806
$20-25 approx. Tickets sold online or at gate

Long Beach Municipal Cemetery and Sunnyside Cemetery
The corner of Willow and Orange in Long Beach
First tour starts at 9 a.m.
Allow a minimum of 2 hours Location: The corner of Willow and Orange in Long Beach. Tours run continuously during specified hours.

Long Beach's two oldest cemeteries transform into a Living History tour. It has grown into a local cultural phenomenon that brings the cemetery to near capacity with living people strolling about listening to tales of the dead. Strolling amidst the old tombstones, tour participants gather at selected grave stops to hear first hand tales that every cemetery plot has a story. The tour's volunteer actors come from all walks of life. They include teachers, retirees, business professionals and even a politician. Over the years, these individuals have ranged from historical figures who helped shape the city's political past to ordinary people whose stories remind us that rich or poor, well-known or barely remembered, everyone has a story to tell. The inhabitants of the graves are represented as authentically as possible by actors wearing period costumes and speaking in the first person of themselves and their times. Every script is researched by a historian using the HSLB archives, newspaper accounts and primary resources. Many cast members are professional actors.  Presented by the Historical Society of Long Beach

Queen Mary Dark Harbor


Zombie Walk

Zombie Activities 4pm - 10pm! Zombie Walk kicks off at 8pm!

Shoreline Village
401-435 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, California 90802
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Calling all rotting, brain-eating, flesh-dripping folks in varying states of decay! Join Shoreline Village for celebration of all things Undead, including live music, vendors, outdoor movies and of course, a ghoulish walk/shuffle down Rainbow Harbor - FREE, courtesy of your hosts at Shoreline Village and participating sponsors!

Belmont Shore Haute Halloween Dog Parade

October 27, 2019

Harbor Breeze's Halloween Party 'Boo Cruise'

October 26, 2019, 7:30-11 p.m.

for the 21+ Crowd on Harbor Breeze Cruises
100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2 @ Rainbow Harbor Marina
Long Beach, CA 9080
(562) 983-6880
$45-up, age 21+ only,
Parking options include Aquarium of the Pacific parking structure at 100 Aquarium Way
Costumes Encouraged!!
Slither along the spooky waters of the Long Beach Harbor. Enjoy free appetizers and a FULL cash Bar. A DJ spins tunes. 

Other events to celebrate Long Beach's seasons include the Original Lobster Festival, Long Beach Grand Prix, and Naples Christmas Boat Parade.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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