Having a Spooktacular Halloween: LA Halloween Events

Halloween Pumpkins by lobo235 (CC BY 2.0)

The wind is blowing, leaves are falling, and Pumpkin Spiced Lattes are back. That’s right, fall is here! Living in the LA area, it may not feel like autumn with the weather being as warm as it always is, but the festivities and Halloween events in LA are in full swing! Whether you’re interested in family fun or thrilling scares, LA has Halloween events for you!

 LA Halloween Events: For the Frightful Families:

If you’re  looking for a Halloween event for your little princesses and superheroes, then these Halloween events in LA are for you! Many of the theme parks in LA have Halloween events for families, like Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland or Camp Spooky at Knott’s Berry Farm. Non-theme park related Halloween events in LA include the Scarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, or Boo at the LA Zoo, where kids can watch magic shows, win prizes, and see underwater pumpkin carving!!

Mickey Mouse Pumpkin
LA Halloween Events at Disneyland! (Photo by: HarshLight)

LA Halloween Events: For the Treacherous Thrill Seekers:

If you’re more interested in being chased down by zombies and other terrifying creatures then LA is where it’s at! The Halloween events in LA for those seeking a good scare are also available at the theme parks in the LA area. Universal Studios has the infamous Halloween Horror Nights with homicidal clowns and sadistic murders chasing you throughout the park. Fright Fest at Six Flags Magic Mountain features one of the ultimate Halloween Events in LA: all of your favorite roller coasters in THE DARK! EEK!  Knott’s Scary Farm is another great way to experience Halloween events in LA with spooky mazes, frightening carnivals, and a steampunk-inspired city of the undead!

Halloween Horror Nights
Halloween Events Get Scary! (Photo by: seanosh)

LA Halloween Events: For the Passionate Pumpkin Enthusiast:

Now, if you’re like me, then the best part of fall is pumpkin. I could live off of pumpkin from September till December. Luckily, Halloween events in LA are full of pumpkin fanatics like me. Head out to Manhattan Beach and enjoy pumpkin races, or for those just wanting to carve or eat their pumpkin, you can enjoy Halloween events at places like Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark with its massive pumpkin patch. Pierce College in Woodland Hills even transforms into a harvest festival with corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and hay rides!

Pumpkin Patches
Pick your favorite pumpkin — my favorite Halloween events! (Photo by: khawkins04)

If none of these Halloween events in LA  have you excited, check out this list of LA Halloween Events! There are so many Halloween events to choose from.

Leave a comment below telling me about your favorite Halloween events!