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Mild autumn breezes in San Diego usually echo the region's welcoming spirit, but as the end of October approaches a spooky wind sweeps in and strange things begin to go bump in the night. From family-friendly fright fests and historically-haunted tours, to terror-filled scream zones and wild, trick-or-treat parties, Halloween in San Diego is crazy fun for ghouls and kids of all ages.

Fun For the Little Ones
Mayhem at the Museums
Haunted Houses, Hayrides and More
Tricks and Treats for Big Kids

Fun For the Little Ones

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

When: September 24 - October 30, 2016
Where can kids meet some spooky and not-so-spooky animals, pose for pictures with mesmerizing mermaids and trick-or-treat in a sea-inspired atmosphere? It's all part of SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular, where Halloween meets the sea!

LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

When: October 1-29, 2016
Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND California Resort is back with more Halloween excitement and extended Park open hours!

Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt

When: October 1-31, 2016
Celebrate Halloween all month long at Belmont Park's Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt with a pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating and a spooky roller-coaster.

HauntFest on Main

When: October 21, 2016
HauntFest on Main is an exciting family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon with a pumpkin patch, costume contest, kidz zone, rides, entertainment and more!

The Boulevard BOO! Parade

When: October 29, 2016
The Boulevard BOO! Parade, a family-friendly event, features a spellbinding parade with ghoulish floats, unique vintage cars, costumes characters, bands and more!

Mayhem at the Museums

Halloween at the Whaley House

When: October 5-31, 2016
Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), which operates the historic Whaley House Museum in Old Town, has some "spirited" fun in store for visitors this Halloween season, including extended hours, period lighting and music, Past & Presence Ghost Tours, and after-hours Ghost Hunts.

Haunted Aquarium: Shipwrecked Science!

When: October 21-22, 2016
At the Haunted Aquarium, discover a sea of glowing beasts, get sticky with slime,and enjoy shipwrecked stories, all while BOO-gieing down to live music and having a monstrous good time.

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day

When: October 29, 2016
San Diego's Balboa Park and it's museums are treating families to a free Halloween Family Day with a spooky array of hands-on activities and other free goodies.

Haunted Tales aboard the Star of India

When: October 29, 2016
It is time again for all aspiring ghosts, goblins, pirates and princesses to gather on the Star of India for some ghostly tales of enormous proportions. Enjoy as our storytellers reveal the eerie legends of our seafaring past.

Pumpkin Express

When: October 8-30, 2016
Join the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association in the Pumpkin Express Halloween Celebration complete with a train ride, pumpkin patch and more.

Haunted Houses, Hayrides and More

The Scream Zone

When: September 30 - October 31, 2016
The Scream Zone is San Diego's largest and scariest haunted attraction, with three attractions in one location: the House of Horror, Haunted Hayride and The Chamber.

The Haunted Hotel

When: September 23 - October 31, 2016
The Haunted Hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter is packed full of spine tingling, heart pounding effects that are so real they will keep you screaming for your life!

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park

When: September 30 - October 31, 2016
The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park is a stroll you will never forget. As you walk the mile-long Trail, spine-tingling sights and sounds will leave you trembling.

Savage House

When: September 30 - October 31, 2016
The buildings safety grid has become unstable and systems are beginning to fail, so visitors are forewarned, they are touring the facility at their own risk.

Tricks and Treats for Big Kids

Monster Bash

When: October 29, 2016
Enter a world of immorality at the annual Monster Bash where haunted souls can run wild, rules can be broken and sinners can live freely on Halloween Night.

San Diego Zombie Crawl Gaslamp Takeover

When: October 28-29, 2016
If you love Halloween, dining and the nightlife, do not miss San Diego's #1 Halloween Celebration! Your San Diego Zombie Crawl ticket includes a guided route, 25+ premier club admissions, welcome shots + food and beverage specials in the Gaslamp!

Hallo-wine and Spirits Party

When: October 29, 2016
Celebrate Halloween at San Diego's famous haunted hotel. Don your best costume and join us for the 6th annual, adults-only, Hallo-wine and Spirits Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats and delicious wines!

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