Halloween Activities in Orange County
Halloween happens to be one of our favorite days around here in the office and we are sure, like us y’all are looking for some fun Halloween activities in Orange County. We’ve put a list together of some of our favorites… From the thrill seeker to the faint of heart to the little bitty babies…. You’re sure to find something that will make your Halloween special!
Knott’s Scary Farm
Buena Park, CA.
Sept 22nd – Oct. 31 st
7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Knott’s professional “scare-masters” transform the old Berry Farm into Knott’s Scary Farm for another year of the world’s first, biggest and most famous theme park Halloween event! Every year all 160-acres of Knott’s Berry Farm are transformed into your worst nightmare with themed mazes, live shows, and scare zones featuring hundreds of free-roaming monsters.
Kidz Block Party
Downtown Brea, CA
North Orange County’s Largest Free Halloween Alternative Event at Downtown Brea. Presented by The Cause Community Church featuring face painting, pony rides, games, bounce house, petting zoo,rock climbing wall, raffles, prizes, entertainment and free candy.
Motel 6 Feet Under
Business Expo Center
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA 92805
Are you ready for the SCARIEST haunted house in Orange County!? If you are, then step inside Motel 6 Feet Under – and get lost! This haunted maze is sure to frighten even the most seasoned of Halloween veterans, with state-of-the-art props and animatronics around every corner, a dedicated staff of haunting ghouls and just a touch of magic! What’s better than being scared silly? Supporting a good cause while doing so! Motel 6 Feet Under is a non-profit which benefits the local community, and is partnered with BOO! (Building Occupational Opportunities) which benefits local under-served adults by providing theatrical arts and construction training.
Haunted Fullerton Walking Towers
September 21 through November 10, 2016 (special tour on Oct 31)
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Location: Meet at Fullerton Museum
Reservations & Information: (714) 738-654
Did you know Fullerton is one of the most haunted cities around? Ghosts are lurking at every corner. Take this tour and find out what businesses have pots and pans flying around after hours, what famous deceased Fullertonian makes an “appearance” now and then, enjoy some of Fullerton’s history. These tours are a celebration of local legends while sharing stories of another facet of Fullerton’s history, particularly that of the downtown.
“Ghost hunters” should be prepared to walk approximately 1.5 miles (lasting about 2 1/2 hours), and the tours will include climbing stairs. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sense of humor with them. The tour is not recommended for children under 13. $15 for museum members and $18 for the general public. Halloween is $20 for museum members and $25 for the general public.
Children’s Museum Funny Frankensteins
Children’s Museum at La Habra
301 South Euclid Street
Information: Please call (562) 905-9793 for reservations.
Free with paid admission.
Catching all silly ghouls and goblins to make a funny Frankenstein craft on Halloween day!
Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Old Towne Orange Plaza Area
Chapman Ave. & Glassell
The streets surrounding the Old Towne Plaza are closed off to traffic and Old Towne merchants decorate their shops and local non-profit groups provide delicious food items and tasty treats for a nominal charge. There is tons of games, trick-or-treating, a costume parade and entertainment for all ages! (Please leave pets at home)
The 17th Door
The Market Place in Tustin
2856 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92782
Open September 23 – October 31. 2013
The 17th Door, Orange County’s most intense and most terrifying haunted house, returns to The Market Place for its second year! Over a dozen new rooms have been created, including a mini escape room, to take things to a whole new level. This year’s haunt will be larger and longer, featuring over 34 minutes filled with more monsters, more scares, more of what you love and more of what you hate! Behind its 17 doors is an interactive experience more innovative and shocking than anything that’s been tried before.
Tickets on sale now! Buy now before they sell out!
**The 17th Door is designed for mature audiences, preferably 16 years of age and older, and is not recommended for children under the age of 13, as there will be intense thematic material throughout the haunt
Boo at the Zoo
October 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 2016
5:30 – 8 pm
This family-friendly costumed extravaganza will bring FUN, SAFE, trick-or-treating in a “Merry not Scary” Zoo atmosphere, with educational animal presentations, storytelling, and entertainment throughout the evening, with a grand finale costume parade!
For the older kids, there’s also “Teen Scream,” a haunted house filled with thrills and chills. This ghoulish attraction has a separate entrance, but is included with the price of admission.
Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E. Chestnut Ave
Information: (714) 953-8555
Have a fun and safe Halloween everybody!!!!
*Information provided by Orangecounty.net
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