If you enjoy Halloween, then you probably like the color orange. It's a bright and happy shade of fun, and it's also a place in California where you'll find an orange Halloween tradition-the Irvine Park Railroad great pumpkin patch. Orange, Calif. is known for its old downtown traffic circle, Chapman University, Children's Hospital, The Block, 22 Freeway, and one of the lesser known but equally adored attractions in the hills reaching north and east-Irvine Regional Park.
This is where traditions are established as youngsters venture out to explore the holidays with parents. All ages love the park because of its setting next to mountains seemingly on the edge of civilization, and any age can ride the Irvine Park Railroad or delight in the animals at the Orange County Zoo, two attractions you won't want to miss when visiting the park. From mid-September to Halloween the Railroad creates a wonderland of pumpkin exploring with face paints, pumpkin patches, painted figures you can pose next to, hayrides, tractors, and special crafts for kids. Read more!