Halloween Happenings

Still looking for a way to celebrate Halloween with your kiddos? Here are some of the spooky goings-on in San Diego County…

Thursday, October 27th

Java Mama Halloween Costume Party; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Face painting, bounce house jumping, art projects, meet Princess Belle, get a temporary tattoo, and join the costume contest, with prizes for kids and parents! $5 for one child and $2 for siblings.

Boo Blast Party at Kid Ventures Pacific Beach; 5-7 p.m.
Bobbing for apples, broom stick limbo, monster mash freeze dance & costume contest. $20 for non-members & $12 for members.

Friday, October 28th

Airtime Halloween Party; 5-8 p.m., $8 per child
Indoor jumping, pumpkin carving, costume contest and Halloween games

Art al la Carte Old Fashioned Halloween Carnival; 4:30-7:30 p.m.
$15 per participant ($12 before the 28th), which includes games, a craft, costume contest & a tasty treat!

Kidventures Chula Vista Spooktacular; 5-7 p.m.
Laughter and a-maze-ment await you at the baby BOO nursery, the KV school house for goblins, the house of mirrors and the macabre market. $12 for members and $20 for non-members

Saturday, October 29th

Art Soup Customer Halloween Party; 3-5 p.m.
$5 per kiddo for spooky, crafty fun at one of San Diego’s favorite fun zones.

Balboa Park Family Halloween Day; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
With a dozen museums offering free admission to kids, a pet costume contest, ballet performance and other fun activities throughout the park, this annual event is not to be missed!

Seaport Village Halloween Bash on the Bay; 3:30-7 p.m.
Trick or Treating at over 50 shops and restaurants within the Village, photo ops with a live scarecrow, monster mash band and a pet costume contest!

Westfield Plaza Bonita Family Spooktacular; 12-5pm
Enjoy a scavenger hunt & trick-or-treat bag decorating

Wholefoods Encinitas; Kid’s Club Spooktacular & Costume Contest; Noon -2pm FREE
Bring the kids by for free cookie decorating on the patio, and enjoy other fun seasonal goodies just in time for Halloween! Also enter to win the Costume Contest for a $50 Whole Foods Market gift card! Judging at 1pm, must be present to win.

Sunday, October 30th

Kidsville Playtown Halloween Party; 2-4 p.m.
A fun filled day of ghoulish games, creepy crafts and some trick-or-treat fun around the town of Kidsville. Dont forget to come in your costume.

Westfield Plaza Bonita costume contests
12:30-2pm: ages 3 and under
2-3:30pm: ages 4-7
3:30-5pm: ages 8-10

Wholefoods La Jolla, 10 a.m. – Noon
Pumpkin painting, haunted house, trick-or-treating through the store and a reusable bag for each child. As if that’s not fun enough, Wholefoods will debut their new waffle bar and moms and dads can “treat” themselves to a Belgian waffle, fruit and coffee for only $3. (I’ll be adding a mimosa for $2 🙂 )

Monday, October 31st

Playtown Carnival; 10am-12pm
Enjoy games, face painting, storytime at 11am, costume contest at Noon, and a raffle. FREE WITH ADMISSION!

Safe Trick-or-Treating at:

Encinitas Safe Trick-or-Treating; 5-8 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat on India Street in Little Italy; 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Mall-wide Trick-or-Treating at participating Westfield Malls

La Jolla UTC; 5-7 p.m.
Parkway Plaza; 5 p.m.
Plaza Bonita; 6 p.m.
North County; 5-6 p.m.

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