Halloween Occasion Guide 2020: Orange County|Orange County – Patch.com

15October 2020

ORANGE COUNTY, CA– In spite of the coronavirus pandemic, Halloween still is a go in 2020– with haunted houses, hay trips, trunk-or-treats, pumpkin spots, outside movies, outfit contests and more, in-person and virtual, throughout Orange County.

While some yearly activities were canceled, scary and sweet occasions still are plentiful.

Take a look at Patch’s yearly, Halloween occasion guide to find what’s going on near you. And Happy Halloween!

KEEP IN MIND: Do double-check with organizers to ensure occasions are still proceeding as published.


  • Downtown Anaheim, CA

Through OCT. 31: Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm. Closed for 2020.

  • Anaheim Town Square, 2180 E. Lincoln, Anaheim, CA

Through OCT. 31: The Hex Space- Halloween Occasion. Can you endure a horror film?

  • 4245 East La Palma Ave., Anaheim, CA

OCT. 31-NOV. 1: Halloween & & Day of Dead Crafts. Sets available while materials last. RSVP.

  • Anaheim Town Square, 2180 East Lincoln Ave., Anaheim, CA



OCT. 15-NOV. 1: Halloween Drive-In Movies. Films shown on Southern California’s “largest outside, inflatable screen.”

  • Brea Mall, 1065 Brea Mall, Brea, CA



OCT. 30: Polices N’ Goblins Spooktacular Halloween Drive-Thru. RSVPs due Oct. 29.

  • Buena Park, Municipal Government, 6640 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA

Through OCT. 31: Knott’s Scary Farm. Canceled.

  • Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA

Through NOV. 1: Taste of Fall-O-Ween. Sold out.

  • Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA



OCT. 23-24: Eerie Evenings In Gardens: Sherman Library. An eerie garden walk with fun surprises around each corner.

  • Sherman Library & & Gardens, 2647 East Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, CA



OCT. 29: Neighborhood Mixed Drink Rooftop Dinner: Old Vine Kitchen Area. Including 4, seasonal, chef-curated courses.

  • Old Vine Kitchen Area & & Bar, 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA

OCT. 31: Family-Friendly Night At Urban Legends Haunt. A time slot for younger ones.

  • OC Fair & & Occasion Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA

Through NOV. 1: ‘Urban Legends Haunt’ Drive-Thru: OC Fairgrounds. Be brave!

  • OC Fair & & Occasion Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA



OCT. 27: Halloween Trunk-or-Treat & & Street Food Tuesday. With collection of motion picture cars and trucks on display.

  • House Depot Parking Area, 5800 Lincoln Ave, Cypress, CA.

OCT. 30: Drive-Thru Halloween Town. While the candy lasts!

  • Civic Center Parking Area, 5275 Orange Ave., Cypress, CA

Through OCT. 31: Halloween Virtual Outfit Parade. Images will go into community-wide show.

  • Online by means of City of Cypress, 5275 Orange Ave., Cypress, CA



OCT. 23-NOV. 1: Spooky Seas: Haunted Tales. Check Out Mad Scientist Laboratory & & make ghost bubbles, fizzing eyeballs & & more

  • . Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA

OCT. 24: Halloween Spooktacular Motion Picture Night. Sold out.

  • Del Obispo Park, 4052 Del Obispo St., Dana Point, CA

OCT. 30: Spooky Treat Trolley. The kids will like it!

  • Different stops, Dana Point, CA



OCT. 16: ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sign-Up Due Date. Last day to sign up for Oct. 24 motion picture.

  • Fountain Valley Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA

OCT. 25: OC Parks 2020 Drive-In: Hocus Pocus. Rush to book! Just night remaining with tickets available.

  • Mile Square Regional Park, 16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, CA



Through OCT. 31: The 17th Door Haunted House. Do not hesitate!

  • The 17th Door, 1851 W. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton, CA



OCT. 23: Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree & & Film. Book online. No tickets cost door.

  • Garden Grove Park, 9301 Westminster Blvd., Garden Grove, CA



OCT. 22: Virtual Author Occasion with Mary Anna Evans. Zoom with author of Faye Longchamp mystery series.

  • Online by means of Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA

OCT. 24: Drive-Thru Pumpkin Celebration. Pumpkins & & goody bags to families. Registration ends soon.

  • Murdy Park, 7000 Norma Drive, Huntington Beach, CA

Through NOV. 1: SeaLegs Halloween & & Beach Pumpkin Patch. With craft beer garden & & music.

  • Bolsa Chica State Beach, 17851 PCH, Huntington Beach CA



OCT.: O.C. Pacific Symphony’s Halloween Playlist. Classics to improve season’s joyful ambiance.

  • Online by means of Pacific Symphony, 17620 Fitch, Irvine, CA

OCT. 29: Decorate the Pumpkin. Send a photo of your pumpkin & & possibly win a prize.

  • Online by means of Montessori Preschool, 38 Water Lily, Irvine and 24602 Raymond Method, Lake Forest, CA

OCT. 30: Irvine Authorities Department’s Trick or Treat Drive-Thru. “Night filled with candy, giveaways, police cars, designs & & more!”

  • Orange County Great Park, 8000 Great Park Blvd., Irvine, CA

Through OCT. 31: Drive-Thru & & U-Pick Pumpkin Patch: Tanaka Farms. Select from leisurely drive around farm, or hay wagon experience.

  • Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive, Irvine, CA



OCT. 16-18: Laguna Playhouse’s “She Kills Beasts.” “High-octane dramatic funny laden with bloodthirsty fairies, nasty ogres and ’90s pop culture.”

  • Video as needed by means of Laguna Play House, 606 Laguna Canyon Roadway, Laguna Beach, CA

OCT. 26: Pumpkin-Carving Contest. The creations will be shown at Promenade on Forest.

  • Via City of Laguna Beach, CA

OCT. 29: Spooktacular Virtual Drag Bingo. Charity Event for Relationship Shelter.

  • Zoom by means of Laguna Beach Pride 365, Inc., Laguna Beach, CA



Through OCT. 31: Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm. Closed for 2020.

  • Laguna Hills Mall, 24203 Avenida de la Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA



OCT. 16-18: Halloween Snap and Treat. Sold out.

  • Crown Valley Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA

OCT. 18: Halloween Home-Decorating Contest Due Date. Seeing Oct. 28-30.

  • City of Laguna Niguel, CA

OCT. 23-25: Haunted Trails Tradition. It’s back! And expected to fill up rapidly.

  • Crown Valley Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA



OCT. 29: Decorate the Pumpkin. Send a photo of your pumpkin & & possibly win a prize.

  • Online by means of Montessori Preschool, 24602 Raymond Method, Lake Forest, CA

OCT. 31: Entertainer’s Academy Trunk-or-Treat. Decorate your cars and trucks!

  • 23721 Birtcher Drive, Lake Forest, CA

OCT. 31: Halloween Trunk-or-Treat 2020: Saddleback Church. Registration required.

  • Saddleback Valley Neighborhood Church, Bridge Parking Area, 1 Saddleback Pkwy., Lake Forest, CA



OCT. 24: Halloween Trunk-or-Treat 2020 Drive-Thru. Occasion is totally free. Bookings required.

  • Pine Street in between Katella and Florista, Los Alamitos, CA



OCT. 31: Halloween Drive-Thru. Move quick on RSVPs: Area restricted.

  • Mission Viejo Christian Church, 27192 Jeronimo Roadway, Mission Viejo, CA

Through NOV. 1: Prism Haunted House. Terror returns in open-air setting.

  • Prism Haunted House, 24465 Chamalea Drive, Mission Viejo CA



OCT. 12-29: Halloween Pumpkin, House & & Outfit Contests. $100 present card to winners!

  • Online by means of City of Newport Beach, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

OCT. 31: Graveyard Row Halloween Club Crawl. Tickets on sale. Outfits motivated.

  • Woody’s Wharf & & Different Venues, 2318 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, CA

Through OCT. 31: Spook-tacular Halloween Crafts. Free, while materials last.

  • Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, CA



OCT. 23-29: Festi-Fall At Municipal Government. With fun labyrinth & & craft sets.

  • Municipal government, 300 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA

OCT. 23-NOV. 1: Pirate’s Cave Halloween Haunt. Walk-up format.

  • 2548 E. Garfield Ave., Orange, CA

OCT. 25: Candyland Lane Treat Stroll: Salem Lutheran. Register to conserve an area.

  • Salem Lutheran Church, 6500 E. Santiago Canyon Roadway, Orange, CA

Through OCT. 31: Irvine Park Railway Pumpkins, Train & & Hay Rides. Downsized, however still a great household location.

  • Irvine Park Railway, 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, CA



OCT. 17: Harvest Shop at Neighborhood Lutheran. With craftsmens and crafters from Orange County & & beyond.

  • Neighborhood Lutheran Church, 30322 Vía Con Dios, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

OCT. 24: 1313 El Potro Graveyard Trip & & Organ Concert. “Nothing states Halloween like a see to 1313 El Potro Cemetery.”

  • 25 El Potro, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Through OCT. 31: Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm. Closed for 2020.

  • Town Center, 30592 Santa Margarita Pkwy., Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

OCT. 31: Taking a trip Trick-or-Treat. Don outfits & & deck the vehicle for afternoon of fun!

  • Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club, 21472 Avenida De Los Fundadores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA



OCT. 16-NOV. 1: Halloween Drive-In Movies: Outlets At San Clemente. Tickets on sale.

  • Outlets at San Clemente, 101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA

OCT. 23: ‘Hocus Pocus’ Halloween Drive-In Motion Picture. Sponsored by the city.

  • Vista Hermosa Sports Park, 987 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA

OCT. 24: ‘Spooky San Clemente’-Canceled.

  • Recreation center, 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA

OCT. 29-31: Sinister Haunted House. Free!

  • Ominous Haunted House, 1203 Cerca, San Clemente, CA

OCT. 30: Pumpkin Splash. Canceled.

  • Ole Hanson Beach Club, 105 W. Avenida Pico, San Clemente, CA

OCT. 31: You’re Invited to our Girl Scouts Outfit Party. For ladies, grades K-5.

  • Virtual throughout Orange County, CA

Through OCT. 31: Spooky Run 5K & & 10K. Prizes for best times & & outfits. Perfect for families.

  • Virtual by means of City of San Clemente, 910 Calle Negocio, San Clemente, CA



OCT. 24-25: Fall Picnic At The Mission & & Charity event. Area is restricted.

  • Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA

OCT. 30-31: Legends Of Fall & & Harvest Dinner: Tea House. Expected to be a sell-out, so do not delay.

  • The Tea House on Los Rios, 31731 Los Rios St., San Juan Capistrano, CA

Through OCT. 31: Zoomars Petting Zoo & & Pumpkin Patch. Pony & & train trips & lots of adorable critters.

  • Zoomars at River Street Ranch, 31791 Los Rios St., San Juan Capistrano, CA



OCT. 15-NOV. 17: Cemetery Day of Dead Events. Canceled. Personal Ofrendas OK.

  • 919 E. Santa Clara Avenue, Santa Ana, CA

OCT. 28-31: OC Boo At the Zoo: Halloween Path. “Merry, not scary.”

  • Santa Ana Zoo, 1801 E. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana, CA

OCT. 29: Fall Festival. Treat stations throughout park.

  • Fairhaven Memorial Park & & Mortuary, 1702 Fairhaven Ave., Santa Ana, CA



OCT. 31: Trick-Or-Treat On Main. Canceled.

  • Main Street, Seal Beach, CA



OCT. 17: Haunted Hills 5K & & 12K. May be rescheduled.

  • Glenn Ranch Roadway, 27901 Glenn Ranch Roadway, Trabuco Canyon, CA



OCT. 22: Drive-In ‘Hocus Pocus’ & & OC Pride Celebration. With drag efficiency by ‘The Queens of the Kingdom’ as renowned Sanderson Sisters.

  • Mess Hall Tustin, 1705 Flight Method, Tustin, CA

OCT. 30: Halloween Groan & &’ Haunted Mansion’ Motion Picture. Registration required.

  • Columbus Tustin Leisure Center, 17522 Beneta Method, Tustin, CA




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