October 24 is Pumpkins and Pancakes, A Children’s Halloween Extravaganza (Crate and Barrel / Macy’s Home Store Wing South Coast Plaza) held from 8 am – 11 am. Children come in costume and will enjoy live music and entertainment. Guests will also enjoy a gourmet pancake breakfast, live animal show, face painting and arts and crafts. All proceeds from the event benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). For more information you can call 714-619-5140
Coming up November 5-6 is the O.C. Chocolate Festival (Fountain Valley Sports Park & Recreation Center,16400 Brookhurst St.). Enjoy chocolates, wine tasting and holiday gift shopping! Exhibitors and caterers will feature sumptuous chocolates, exquisite wines and fabulous gift ideas for your enjoyment. Also enjoy live music, chocolate fashion show, and an array of raffle items to bid on to help raise funds for the Fountain Valley Community Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley. GENERAL ADMISSION tickets are $25 presale ($35 after Oct. 30, 2010). General Admission includes eight chocolate samplings, three wine tasting (for those 21 years and older) and free entertainment. Additional sampling tickets will be available at the event. We have 1,750 General Admission tickets total. VIP PARTY tickets are $45 presale ($55 after Oct. 30, if any are still available). Mr. America is scheduled to be a guest celebrity at the VIP Party. We have 250 VIP tickets total. Group tickets are available for parties of 15 or more. Please call our office to arrange your group ticket package for either General Admission or VIP Party tickets. For more information you can call 714-847-7714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 31st, HALLOWEEN, at downtown Huntington Beach (301 Main Street) is the Main Street Halloween Celebration. This event is for children of all ages. The event features games, haunted house, petting zoom pony rides, activity booths, a bounce house, costume contest and more! Children 12 years and under can trick-or-treat along Main Street and enter into a costume contest. Also, feel free to dress up your do and bring them along, the event it pet friendly! The event takes place from 5-9pm.
Now through October 31st is Irvine Park Railroad’s (1 Irvine Park Road) 5th Annual Pumpkin Patch open weekdays 10am – 5pm and weekends 10am – 6pm. Tickets are $4.00 each and 12 months and younger are FREE! Irvine Park Railroads Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family! Come out and enjoy the many activities for kids of all ages. To celebrate the Halloween season, every child that brings a colored Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch coloring page to the train station will receive a FREE Irvine Park Railroad giveaway. Activities include; Train Rides, Hay Rides, Pumpkin Patch Photo Booth, Halloween Bounce House Jumper, Face Painting, Carnival Games, Great Food, Haunted House and MUCH MUCH MORE! For more information you can call 714-997-3968
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October 31, HALLOWEEN, The Five Crowns (3801 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar) Halloween celebration will feature a Murder Mystery Dinner complete with a special four-course prix-fixe menu created by Executive Chef Dennis Brask to be enjoyed while the drama of a new mystery unfolds. The event starts at 7pm, is priced at $96 per person. For more information you can call 949-477-3070.
Thursday October 28 from 4-7 pm, the streets surrounding the Old Towne Plaza will be closed off to traffic for Old Towne merchants to decorate their shops and hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. Live music, activities, food booths, costume parade and community displays. (Parents please leave masks and pets at home). You can Trick or Treat from 4:00pm-5:30pm and the costume parade at 5:30 p.m. For more information you can call 714-744-7267
BOO at the ZOO (Santa Ana Zoo 1801 E. Chestnut Ave) will be going on October, 22, 23, 24, 29, and 30 from5:30 – 8 pm. This Halloween family festival includes trick-or-treating, costumes, lights and decorations, nocturnal animal presentations, train & carrousel rides. For the older kids, they also offer “Teen Scream,” a haunted house filled with thrills and chills. This ghoulish attraction has a separate entrance, but is included with the price of admission. $12/person (only $6/Member) ages 2 & up children under 2 free. For more information you can call 714-953-8555
McGaugh Elementary School will be putting on their annual carnival October 23, 2010. The all day carnival features game booths, food, performances and a silent auction offering hundreds of vacations, sports tickets and other treasures. For more information you can call 562-799-4560.
Friday October 29th from 3-5:00pm will be the Halloween Howl (17522 Beneta Way)! The event is FREE for all ages. There will be costume contests, family costume contests, carnival games, bounce house, candy and prizes! For more information you can call 714-573-3326.
The Villa Park High School Choir Booster Club is hosting the 2010 Fall Boutique from 9am-2pm Saturday October 23rd at the High School. The boutique features hand-made crafts, original paintings, apparel, holiday décor and much more! For more information you can call 714-615-9573.
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