California Halloween Events


Mission Viejo Halloween Trick-or-Treat Fun

October 31, 2023, 2-5 p.m.

The Shops at Mission Viejo
555 The Shops at Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Bring the family to The Shops at Mission Viejo to enjoy trick-or- treating fun at participating stores (look for the sign on each door.) 

2023 List of participants:

Participating Retailers: Banter by Piercing Pagoda | Blaze Pizza | Brite and Beautiful OC | Charley's Philly Steaks | Dizzy Bird | FinishLine | Galactic Challenge | Islands Fine Burgers and Drinks | LEGO | London Coin Galleries | Lush | Madewell | OC Diner | Optimus Toys | Paradise Bakery & Cafe | PF Chang's | Salon4kids | Sessions West Coast Deli | Smashburger OC | Stitch N Soul | The Cheesecake Factory 

Bring your Trick- or-Treat bags!

Mission Viejo Pumpkin Diving

October 24, 2023, 1-4 p.m.

Sierra Recreation and Fitness Center
26887 Recodo Lane
Mission Viejo, CA
$5 pre- $10 door, register
Price and registration is for purchasing a pumpkin; general entry to facility is free. 

Kids collect pumpkins in the Sierra Rec Center pool. This annual fall event transforms the Sierra pool into a floating pumpkin patch. Pick your pumpkin and embellish it at our decorating booths. Enjoy fun carnival games, visit our crafts tables, and more! Register online to pick a pumpkin.

Most Terrifying Objects in Space: Halloween STEM

October 28, 2023, 6-7 p.m.

Council Chamber at City Hall
200 Civic Center City
Mission Viejo, CA
Free for all ages,

Bat Nebula LDN 43 Join NASA Solar System Ambassadors from Science Heads as they explore the most terrifying objects in space. Vampire stars? Check. Black Widow pulsars? Check. Dark Energy? Check. Free for all ages. Halloween treats available. Costumes encouraged. Prizes awarded for Sci-Fi Horror movie trivia.

Mission Viejo Library Trick or Treat

October 28, 2023, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mission Viejo Library
100 Civic Center
Mission Viejo State: CA  92691

Visit Halloween treat and activity stations throughout the library  (while supplies last). Costumes welcome! Local teens host the event in the Library.

Hala's Paws Hala-ween

October 29, 2023, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hala's Paws
27525 Puerta Real, Suite #100
Mission Viejo, CA
Free admission, | (949) 446-6400

Bring your pet dressed up to the annual Halloween dog event

  • Pet costume contest 1 p.m.
  • Vendors and more! 
  • Refreshments & Treats
  • Vendor Booths

Halloween Movies in the Park

October 28, 2023, 5:30-8 p.m.

Haunted Mansion, movie

Cordova Park
26931 El Retiro
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Outdoor movie in a park with a crowd of people watching  Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! Parks make life better by bringing families together, so please join us for this FREE movies in the park series. Movies begin at dusk. Drop off blankets and chairs early. Refreshments are available along with fun games and music beginning at 6 p.m.

Other fun activities to enjoy in Mission Viejo include the free summer concerts and Bunny Days Egg Hunt around Easter and Tree Lighting Ceremony in November.

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

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