As the weather turns crisp and cool in San Diego, it’s time for pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and maybe something delightfully spooky! Gather your loved ones and add these fun, family-friendly events to celebrate the Halloween season:
Visit a Pumpkin Patch!
Cost: Free Entry
Open throughout the Halloween Season
It’s time for pumpkin carving and corn mazes! In North County San Diego, what is normally the strawberry field in Carlsbad transitions into a pumpkin patch in the fall! Take pictures with scarecrows, enjoy the corn maze, and choose your ideal pumpkin.
Or, if you’re looking for a scenic mountain drive and country feel, head out to Bates Nut Farm in San Diego County. Listen tolive music, grab a bite to eat from food vendors, and shop the farm’s amazing selection of fruits, nuts, fudge and more! Plus, explore their expansive pumpkin patch.
Sea World Spooktacular
Cost: Park Admission
Every Saturday and Sunday, September 23 – October 29
Get silly and spooky at Sea World’s Spooktacular! Enjoy live shows, exciting Halloween activities and trick or treating throughout the park. It’s the perfect Halloween experience that’s brimming with safe, family-friendly fun!
Brick or Treat Party at Legoland
Cost: Park Admission
September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28
Join in on the Halloween excitement as soon as the sun sets on Legoland to experience Brick or Treat! Enjoy live entertainment, costume contests, candy stations, and dance parties throughout the park, all with a fun, spooky, family-friendly twist!
Haunted Birch Aquarium
Cost: $13.50 – $20.00, free for children 2 and under
Check their website for scheduling
Explore the spooky side of science with this exciting, family-friendly experience! Get the opportunity to meet with Oceanography scientists and witness underwater creatures rarely seen at the Birch Aquarium. You and your loved ones will discover many intriguing, spooky sea creatures, engage in fun activities like creating your own seaweed slime, along with BOO-gying down to live music!
Visit the Whaley House
Cost: $8 – $15
Check website for hours
While being one of the most historic buildings in San Diego, the Whaley House has also earned its reputation as being one of America’s Most Haunted places! Gather your loved ones to learn about San Diego pioneer Thomas Whaley and the spooky history of the area, and get the opportunity to roam the house where you’re sure to have some spirited fun.
Creep it real with your family this Halloween by staying close to the spooky fun. Vacation at Coronado Beach Resort, Villa L’Auberge, Southern California Beach Club, Grand Pacific Palisades Resort, Carlsbad Seapointe Resort, or Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort for the perfect fall getaway! Book online or call a Vacation Specialist at (877) 477-7368 .