Saturday, October 30 is the Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade (Downtown Anaheim, at the Center Street Promenade). The Halloween Parade has been an Anaheim tradition since 1924, when baseball legend Babe Ruth was honored as the Grand Marshal of the celebration. The Fall Festival, organized by the Anaheim Fall Festival Committee, have activities planned from 11am-5pm, features game and food booths, live entertainment, craft fair, a children’s costume contest and trick-or-treating. Food and craft booths are available for a nominal fee. There will also be a pancake breakfast at 8:30 am. For more information you can call 714-999-3456
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Starting TODAY is the Pirate’s Halloween Spooktacular Dinner & Show (7600 Beach Blvd) Fridays at 9:30pm, Saturdays at 8:30pm and Sundays at 5pm. Celebrate at Treasure Bay’s Annual Masquerade Ball, but beware… As Legend has it, the ghostly pirate crew has only until the stroke of midnight on All Hallows Eve to break the curse and return to earth from their watery graves and seek revenge on the villagers of Treasure Bay. Available only on advertised show dates and time, Book Early this event will Sell Out! Call now for pricing and details. Discount’s available via pirate’s website and local area newspapers. On show dates the box office and pre-show area open 90 minutes prior to schedule show times. Buccaneer Bash Disco party immediately following the Halloween Shows. Drink and Dance into the Afterlife on Fridays and Saturdays in October.
Saturday, October 30 from 6-9pm is the City of Cypress Halloween Carnival (Cypress Community Center 5700 Orange Ave). There will be Food, Game Booths, Prizes, Entertainment, Costume Contests and Spook Alley. Admission is $3 and children under 1 year old are free. For more information you can call 714-229-6780
October 29 & 30 is the Haunted Garden at the Arboretum (Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road).Watch out for bats & bullfrogs, vampires & vermin, ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Follow Count Dracula and Friends of Frankenstein for a scary trip down garden paths into the deciduous forest and on to the Haunters’ Ball for refreshments and fun. The tours for this popular event begin at 6:30 PM both nights with the last scheduled tour leaving at 8:30 pm. Tour times both nights are planned from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm and 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For the younger Halloween fans the Haunted Garden will feature a Children’s Party on Saturday, October 30th from 1:00- 3:00 PM, for children 3-5 years of age. For reservations and more information you can call 657.278.4002
October 31, Halloween, will be “Diner of the Dead” Haunted Maze from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The City of Garden Grove brings the abandoned Black Angus restaurant back to life – or death – this Halloween as the “Diner of the Dead,” a heart-pounding, horror-filled maze set inside the vacant, 10,000 square foot restaurant at 12900 Euclid Street. The maze opens every weekend from October 8 through 31. The horror starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sundays. The maze will also be open on Thursdays, October 21 and 28 and on Wednesday, October 27. The midnight closing time is for Fridays and Saturdays only. The haunt is intended for teenage to adult audiences. Admission is $13 per person with photos available for an extra fee. Tickets will be available at the door or at Garden Grove City Hall. Bring in a “Diner of the Dead” flyer for a $3 discount. The “Diner of the Dead” is collaboration between Jeff Schiefelbein’s Imagination Design Studios and Abracadaver Productions. Imagination Design is known for the Silent Hill Haunt at Sinister Point in Brea and Abracadaver’s spooky sculptures have appeared in numerous films.
For more information call the City of Garden Grove’s Community Services Department at (714) 741-5200 or visit the City of Garden Grove website at http://www.garden-grove.org.
October 30, from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm is the Mini Monsters Bash (Children’s Museum at La Habra, 301 South Euclid Street). Calling all little monsters for a Halloween bash featuring games, crafts, treats, dance party and costume parade! Little ones dressed in costume will receive 50% off Museum admission. Free to CMLH members and guests with paid admission. For more information you can call 905-9793
Coming up October 31st, HALLOWEEN, from 6:00-8:30pm the city will host a FREE Halloween Festival as an alternative to trick-or-treating. There will be a costume contest, carnival games, a haunted area and other activities. The festival will be at Central Park. For more information you can call 714-690-3350.
Tomorrow October 23 is annual Shred Day from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Placentia residents are invited to have their confidential documents destroyed on-site free of charge. Shred day will be held at the Placentia Civic Center (401 East Chapman Avenue). E-waste will also be collected. Items such as televisions, computer monitors, game consoles, stereos, cell phones, microwaves, and any items containing circuit boards will be collected. Due to the popularity of this event and in an effort to provide this service to as many residents as possible, residents will be required to provide proof of residency. Please also limit documents to two boxes.
Friday, October 29 from 4-8pm, join us (Stanton Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue) for some Halloween fun with a haunted evening of fun and games. The event will include Games, Costume Contests, Entertainment, Non-Profit Food Booths (nominal charge) and an all ages haunted Maze. This event is FREE.
Starting today October 22-24 the city will celebrate its Founders Day with a three day festival and parade (7200 Plaza St). The event will feature games, food and entertainment. For more information you can call 714-895-2860.
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