California Halloween Events

Hocus Pocus Halloween Movie Night

October 23, 2021, 7-10 p.m.

Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 West Harvard Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704
$24.99, age 3 years up | free age 0-2 years
Free parking 

Events & Entertainment

  • Trick-or-treating
  • Themed photo ops
  • Costume contest and trivia
  • Movie, Hocus Pocus

Participate in activities such as Trick-or-Treat, then find your spot, enjoy a picnic, and watch the Disney Halloween classic "Hocus Pocus" under the stars surrounded by the beautiful Victorian buildings of Heritage Museum of Orange County.

The Black Flame Candle Has Been Lit! Come, little children, ... big children, and adults to Hocus Pocus Halloween Movie Night at Heritage Museum of Orange County. Well-trained dogs are welcome at no additional cost. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Sorry cat lovers, Binx is the only cat allowed at this event. It's just a bunch of hocus pocus!

Discovery Cube Spooky Halloween

October 30 & 31, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Spooky Science Discovery Cube Orange County
2500 N Main Street
Santa Ana, CA

Join the spooktacular hands-on activities throughout October. Don't miss the annual Halloween-themed event and Halloween weekend, October 30 and 31, for

  • costume party parade
  • trick-or-treating at the museum
  • Spooky Science at both Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles
  • hands-on activities

Bowers Museum Day of the Dead Festival

October 24, 2021, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Key Courtyard
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Honor the Mexican belief that departed loved ones come back to Earth for three days to reunite with family members in a joyful celebration including music, dance and food. Head straight to the Key Courtyard of Bowers Museum for music by Joel Aceves and Los Cuates, dance by Relampago del Cielo, art, and special foods. Bring a photo for the ofrendas (memorial altar), honoring our loved ones and that special pet that left too soon.

  •  12 - 3 pm Joel Aceves performs with Los Cuates
  • Bring a photo of lost loved one for ofrendas
  • Relampago del Cielo dance performance


Halloween Tour Unsolved Mysteries 2021

virtual online tour, see

Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

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

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