Local Halloween Events Guide - Beach Cities Moms

All the Halloween events happening locally in the South Bay, all in one place! 

Story Time & Craft w/ Wednesday & Enid | Olivia's Dollhouse Tea Room (Lomita) | Friday 10/13
Includes Halloween-themed story time, dancing, & craft
Sacredown | Downtown Torrance | Saturday 10/14


Join us for the Downtown Torrance Association’s annual Scaredown in Downtown.
Activities include spooky activities for the whole family, Trunk or Treat, spooky specials at your favorite Downtown Torrance restaurants & bars, a haunted “boo-tique” of vendors, a pumpkin patch, ghosts, scary stories, tarot card readers, haunted houses, and so much more!
Haunted Library | Redondo Beach Library (Main) | Saturday 10/14


The Redondo Beach Public Library is happy to host its first ever Haunted Library presented by the Teen Advisory Council. 

Creepy characters are taking over the Children’s Section!

Have a ghoulishly good time exploring a spooky maze and the surrounding spine-chilling environment.  This event is appropriate for all ages, but not for the faint of heart!

Pumpkins in the Park | Edith Rodaway Park (Hermosa) | Saturday 10/14


Family friendly fun at Edith Rodaway Friendship Park. Details coming soon HERE

Sun & Sea Family Fun Halloween Pop-Up | The Point (El Segundo) | Saturday 10/14

Sun & Sea is hosting a special Halloween Event at The Point! This special event will feature 30 vendors in a curated local marketplace, kids activities, BOO-tastic photo ops, face painting, and so much more!

• Spooooooky photo op by The Balloon Cart
• Trick or treat at the businesses + booths
• Face Painting
• Kids games and activities

RSVP for this FREE event!

The Makers Hive Market | Manhattan Village | Sunday 10/15

Inside the shopping center. Local Makers, Kids Crafts, Photo Ops, Permanent Jewelry, Face Painting, Live Music and MORE!

More Info

Halloween Spooktacular | Peninsula Center (PV) | Sunday 10/15
12pm – 2pm
Join us for a Halloween Spooktacular event. The event will take place in the lower parking lot near the parking structure. Families are invited to enjoy trick-or-treating candy stations, music, costumed characters and much more!
Harvest Festival | Lunada Bay (PV) | Sunday 10/15

Join us for:

Music by Tenn West
Pumpkin Race (register below)
Bungee Jumper
Face Painter
Balloon Artist
Games and more!
Enjoy Food, Wine, Beer and more at our local Lunada Bay food establishments–The Kitchen, Salsa Verdes, and Raffaellos
Participate in Our Pumpkin Race!

You must register to participate by Thursday, 10/12 at noon!
The race schedule will be sent to you via email. Races will start at approximately 3 pm
Need a wheel kit? Purchase wheel kits at Lunada Hardware in the Patio Building
Please consider supporting the LBHOA. Your support enables us to put on these events!

You must register your pumpkin to participate in the race. Register at lbhoa.org

Monster Mash Puppet Show| Manhattan Library | Wednesday 10/18

Join us for the Monster Mash Puppet Show! The monsters have stolen every holiday, can you help us get them back?

Kids will learn the value of sharing holiday seasons and the importance of multicultural representation as well as community and teamwork. The Monster Mash Puppet Show includes lots of audience participation, comedy and fun! For Ages 6 -12.

Halloween Pop Up Dance Party | Beach Life Fitness Boutique (Redondo) | Friday 10/20

Ages 2-4: 3:45-4:40pm | Ages 5-8: 4:45-5:45pm

Halloween inspired dances, games and activities, costumes encouraged


More Info/RSVP

Halloween Party Parents Night Out | AdventurePlex (Manhattan) | Friday 10/20


Come join the fun at our upcoming parties! Activities include: AdventureRoom play, arts & crafts, games & prizes and inflatable bouncers. Pizza dinner included.
Cost: $45

Annual Halloween Party | ArtZone (Hermosa) | Friday 10/20 & 10/27
Pizza, Treats, & Spooky Fun! 
Come Together Market | Redondo Beach | Saturday 10/21

~Flash tatts by @indigotiger.tattooclub

~🐶 adoptions with @rovers_retreat

~live music

~good food

~ dog costume contest at noon!! Bring your pup dressed up to the market for a chance to win an awesome prize!

This is a fun event for the whole fam! See you soon 👻

503 S. Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, Ca 90277

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Kids Club Halloween Party | Manhattan Village | Saturday 10/21
Kids, parents, and caregivers are invited to experience a monthly Kids Club at Manhattan Village. Each month will have a different theme with entertainment, raffles, balloon twisters, face painters, and MORE!
Costumes encouraged!
Annual Family Halloween Carnival | Manhattan Beach | Saturday 10/21


Spend the evening with us and join in on the frightfully fun games, tricks and treats during our 35th Annual Family Halloween Carnival! Enjoy carnival games, costume contest and parade, Haunted House, cupcake walk, treats, refreshments, activities and more, perfect for ages 2 to 15. Bring out the entire family and get into the Halloween spirit. Children under the age of 5 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Trunk or Treat | Ken Dyda Civic Center (RPV) | Saturday 10/21


Come out and enjoy Trunk or Treat!

  • Trunk or Treating between decorated car trunks
  • Inflatables
  • Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Food Trucks

Costumes Encouraged!

If you are interested in hosting a trunk, the Recreation and Parks Department needs volunteers to host a decorated car trunk at our event! To sign up or for more information email [email protected]

Halloween Festival | ICAN Torrance | Saturday 10/21


For people of all ages with disabilities

Spooky Maze, Games, Food, Shows, Special Activities 

  • 10:00AM Event Begins
    11:00AM Bubble Show
    12:15PM Costume Contest
    12:30 Magic Show
    2:30 Magic Show
    4:00 Raffles are drawn
    4:00 Costume contest
    4:15 Dance Performance
    4:30 Dance Party
Sea Scare | Cabrillo Aquarium (San Pedro)| Saturday 10/21


Join us for family-friendly Halloween activities with a “Haunted Port Town” theme that includes all of your favorites – games, take-home crafts, the haunted maze, Skull Alley, and a costume contest! Come in costume and party with other ghosts and ghouls. It’s sure to be a frightfully good time for the whole family!

  • Member* tickets: FREE with early entry from 6-7pm
  • Pre-sale tickets: $12 adults/ $8 kids with entry beginning at 7pm
  • On-site tickets: $15 adults / 10 kids with entry beginning at 8pm

More info and tickets

Spooky Parents Night Out | Riviera Kids Club (Torrance) | Saturday 10/21


Ages 4-11

Whether you need a date night, a gals evening or simply take a break, Parents Night Off is here for you! Drop Off your kid(s) for an unforgettable evening.

Our Parent’s Night Off Events provide a safe space for your kids to make new friends, have fun and cultivate new skills. With dinner included for your kid(s), we might just be the best option in town.

A Typical Evening:

5:00-5:15pm Drop Off

5:15-5:30pm Welcome Game

5:30-6:15pm Spooky Activity

6:15-6:45pm Dinner *Included 

6:45-7:30pm Surprise Activity 

7:30-9:00pm Popcorn & Halloween Movie

9:00pm Pick-Up

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Polka Dot Pumpkin Painting Party | Manhattan Beach Library | Wednesday 10/25


Kids can join us for a polka-dot pumpkin painting party in the style of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. For ages 6 – 12 with an adult caregiver.

Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required. Please register every individual in your party, including kids. This will be used to save your spots in the program. We cannot guarantee availability for any unregistered attendees.

Register here

Decorate a Pumpkin | Hermosa Beach Library | Wednesday 10/25


Learn about the history of pumpkins, then paint your own! No carving required and all materials will be provided.  For teens ages 13 -17. 

Register here

Trick-or-Treat Festival | The Point (El Segundo) | Thursday 10/26


The Point’s Halloween Family Trick-or-Treat event is back and just around the corner! The highly anticipated Kids Club will be held on Thursday, October 26th from 10am-Noon.

Activities will include live musical entertainment, lifeguard characters, balloons, trick-or-treating and more. These Halloween themed activities are on The Point lawn and also inside retail stores!

Families will check in at the first table where they will scan a QR Code providing them a digital passport to all the participating locations at The Point that they can trick-or-treat at!

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Halloween on the Boardwalk | Redondo Beach Pier | Friday 10/27


Prizes For Best Costumes • DJ • Halloween Selfie Station • Sponsor Giveaways • Trick-or-Treat on The Pier

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Halloween Train Rides | Wilson Park (Torrance) | Friday 10/27 & Saturday 10/28


Experience the enchantment of Halloween night with the Torrance Southern California Live Steamers – train rides in Torrance at Charles H. Wilson Park! Enjoy family-friendly displays, captivating lights, and immersive sound effects. Join in the fun by wearing a costume and embrace the festive spirit.

Please note that riders must be at least 32″ tall to embark on this thrilling adventure. We kindly ask that infants and children under 1 year of age refrain from boarding the trains.

Costumes are highly encouraged to make this journey even more magical!

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Spooky Story Time Bonfire | Recreation Park Fire Circle (El Segundo) | Friday 10/27


Gather around the Recreation Park Fire Circle for a spooky story! Join us on October 27th at 6:30pm for a Spooky Story Time Bonfire. It will be a night filled with stories, songs, s’mores, and spooky crafts. Free fun for kids ages 0-8 and their families.

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Kids Night Out Halloween Party | Dig It (Torrance) | Friday 10/27


Bring in your little builders for a Halloween experience thats not all about tricks and treats but also about sparking curiosity and learning too!

Register Today !

Sanderson Sisters Halloween Party | Olivia's Dollhouse Tea Room (Lomita) | Friday 10/27
Includes Halloween-themed story time, crafts, songs/dance party, games, and treats!
Haunted House | The Promenade PV | 10/27, 10/28, 10/29
Friday 10/27: 6:30-9:30pm
Saturday 10/28: 4-7pm
Sunday 10/29: 6:30-9:30pm
Come one, come all! The Haunted House will creak open its doors on three creepy nights for three creepy hours on Oct 27-29. Do you dare to enter? Come to the chilliest place in the mall…..the ice rink benches……there you will find the entrance nearby. But don’t wait too long…….missing attractions like this may haunt you……
EPIC Halloween Party | Looma Space (Lomita) | Saturday 10/28

4 time slots to choose from: 10am-12pm (ages 0-3 only, includes mini photoshoot), 12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm

Carnival Games


Arts & Crafts

Popcorn & Cotton Candy

Food (pizza, nuggets, fries, flatbread)

Open Play

Face Painting & Balloon Twisting (12-6pm only)



Trick or Treating | The Promenade PV | Saturday 10/28


Haunted house, balloon art, giant slide, cotton candy, face painting, and more! 

RB Police Department Presents Halloween Movie Night | RUHS | Saturday 10/28


Wear your costume, play games, trick or treat! Movie showing at 7pm of Hotel Transylvania! Bring a chair/blanket for the lawn. Free popcorn for all! 

Pumpkin Pool-ooza | El Segundo Aquatic Center | Saturday 10/28


Take a plunge in our floating pumpkin patch! Our annual Pumpkin Pool-ooza will be on Saturday, October 28th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Aquatics Center. Come for the pumpkin pickin’, stay for the pumpkin decorating, games raffles, and frightening good time!
$10/$5 with valid ID rec
$5/adult swimmer/helper

More info and tickets

Halloween Frolic | Main Street El Segundo | Saturday 10/28


Join us at our annual Halloween Frolic on the 300 & 400 blocks of Main Street. It will be a spook-tacular day filled with bounce houses, arts & crafts, games, music, food, and more!

Wristbands will be available for $8.00 pre-sale starting on October 11th at the Clubhouse and Joslyn Center.

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Parents Night Out | We Rock (Redondo) | Saturday 10/28


We’re so excited for this most faved event to return. Come play by twilight!! We Rock Redondo at night is an amazing, magical and beautiful place.

Your little Rockers will enjoy an incredible dance and pizza party, plus glow in the dark gear during unlimited Open Play!!
Don’t miss it!

Tickets sell out. Grab yours today!

📢Advance tickets only.
📢No same day or drop in sales available.


– Age 4 y/o and up.
– Diapered children are welcomed.
– Drop off party and play time.

Fun Awaits!! 🤗 Contact us with questions, or to grab tickets. 310-318-7191 or [email protected]

We welcome Halloween costumes- no spooky costumes, please

Pumpkin Race | Manhattan Beach Pier | Sunday 10/29


READY, SET, GO! Get your pumpkin racers to our 33rd Annual Pumpkin Race on Sunday, October 29th! Race a pumpkin down Manhattan Beach Boulevard and take part in the spectacle of the Manhattan Beach Pier area transformed into Pumpkin Race Land, where creativity runs wild and cheaters never prosper.

The Pumpkin Race Festival is a FREE event where you and your family can enjoy fun activities for all ages, make your own pumpkin racer and feel the thrill for what promises to be the most fun and unusual Halloween event your family has ever experienced! Don’t forget to show off your costume and bring your Halloween spirit! The festival begins at 12:00 PM. Races begin at 2:00 PM sharp.

The day long Downtown Halloween Festival and Pumpkin Race will be filled with fun, excitement, surprises and laughter for all ages.

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Halloween Golf Cart Parade| Manhattan Beach | Sunday 10/29


Decorate your golf cart, wear costumes, & cruise around the South Bay to celebrate Halloween with friends and family! 

Kids Spooky Story Time| Art of Summer (Manhattan Beach) | Sunday 10/29


Join us for Hannah’s free story time Sunday 10/29!
It’s gonna be a spooky good time for the little ones.  Be Brave, Wear a Costume! 

Halloween Golf Cart Parade| Manhattan Beach | Sunday 10/29


Decorate your golf cart, wear costumes, & cruise around the South Bay to celebrate Halloween with friends and family! 

Halloween Family Story Time | Redondo Beach Library (North) | Tuesday 10/31


Join us for family story time. Costumes welcome! Goody bags will be handed out!

Trick or Treat in the Village | Riviera Village (Redondo) | Tuesday 10/31
Get those costumes ready for the annual Riviera Village Halloween Trick or Treat!
This Riviera Village event has become a South Bay tradition, attracting thousands of children each year to enjoy Halloween in a safe, outdoor and fun atmosphere. Catalina Avenue will be closed to traffic from Avenue I to Palos Verdes Boulevard.
Shops hand out candy and treats outdoors. Make an evening of it, and stop for dinner in one of the many restaurants in the Village.
Here’s a tip: make your reservations early. It’s a great way to celebrate Halloween and enjoy all that Riviera Village has to offer!
Toddler Halloween Parade | Dig It (Torrance) | Tuesday 10/31

Dig It’s Toddler Halloween Parade and Party will be full of holiday fun and activities for children 5 years and younger.

Join us from 9 am – 12 pm for only $25/child, $20/additional siblings (for this event, siblings must be under 1 to be considered free).
***Active Annual & Monthly Members save $5 off each child ticket (please email [email protected] to make your reservation).
***Play Packs cannot be used for this event.

ALL are encouraged to wear your costumes, event grown-ups.

A couple of reminders:

  • kid-appropriate costumes only
  • no toy weapons will be allowed
  • masks and any accessories (i.e., non-fabric costume pieces) may be worn/carried for parade, but should be removed when playing on any of the equipment. This is for your child’s safety.

9:00 – 10:00 am – Arrival/Open Play 
10:00 – Halloween Parade
10:15 – Trick-or-Treat (indoor and candy-free)
10:45 – Pick-a-pumpkin and decorate (pumpkins are only be guaranteed for pre-booked tickets)

Followed by Open play until 12:00 pm.

Halloween Tot Bash | Recreation Park (El Segundo) | Tuesday 10/31

No tricks, just treats! 🍬🎃 Join us on Tuesday, October 31st for our Halloween Tot Bash at the Recreation Park Fire Circle from 10:00am-12:00pm. We’ve got crafts, pumpkin decorating, music, games, bounce houses, and more waiting for you! This free event is perfect for tots ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult, costumes are encouraged for all!

For more information, please call 310-524-2362

Beyond the South Bay

Boo at the Zoo | LA Zoo | Sat & Sun 10/21-22 & 10/28-29


At the L.A. Zoo in Griffith Park, visitors can take in spooky views every day as the Halloween spirit takes over for 31 frightfully fun days. Weekends are even better since they provide extra goodies like outdoor live performances, animal pumpkin feedings, themed photo ops, educational areas, and more. Enjoy trick-or-treating stations with treats on the final two weekends of the month (October 21/22 and 28/29). Costumes are welcome!

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Boo-Tastic Halloween Party | Adventure City (Anaheim) | Dates Vary


Friday 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27

Thursday 10/19, 10/26 

Tuesday 10/31

  • Enjoy 11 exciting rides
  • Walk through our “Trick-or-Treat Street” for FREE candy and trinkets
  • Enter the Cosmic Vortex Tunnel for a dizzying delight
  • Ride the Halloween themed Express Train
  • Go on a Halloween themed scavenger hunt for even more candy
  • Get your FREE glow accessories to light up the night
  • Join us for our Spooktacular Dance Party
  • Show your Halloween spirit and wear a costume* (optional)


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Scarium of the Pacific | Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach) | Saturday & Sunday 10/28 & 10/29


Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a Halloween-themed weekend for the whole family.​

The Aquarium will celebrate its twenty-fourth annual Scarium of the Pacific, a Halloween event for the whole family featuring costume and coloring contests, a vampire magician, underwater pumpkin carving, creepy critters, and more.

FREE with general admission. FREE for members. Members’ guests receive 20% off admission. Capacity is limited. Advance reservations are required. No walk ups.

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