Halloween Activities!



Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

when: Oct 4-31
where: 702 North Doheny Drive, West Hollywood
cost: On weekends the entrance fee per child is $2 (toddlers and up). Adults are $4.
ages: All Ages
The scoop: Petting zoo, face painting, super slide, straw maze, pumpkin decorating and more!

Shawn's Pumpkin Patch

When: Oct 5-31
Where: Culver City & Santa Monica                                                                                                                             The scoop: Thomas the Trackless train rides, face painting, giant slide, bounce house, ball house, play area, straw maze and lots of pumpkins

Eek! at the Greek

when: Oct 27 at 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
where: The Greek Theatre, 2700 North Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, Ca
cost: $10-$100
ages: All Ages
The scoop:
Where do ghosts, goblins and ghouls go for Halloween in Los Angeles? The Greek of course! The annual Halloween concert begins with a fun and safe “Trick-or-Treat Village” for kiddos to explore before the show. Then the concert includes atmospheric tunes for the holiday including The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Night on Bald Mountain, Manuel de Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance and a telling of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Tell-Tale Heart will feature a surprise celebrity guest. Don’t forget your costume!
Trick or treating this year starts at 3:00 pm, the concert begins at 6:00 pm.

Enchanted Green Hallow’s Eve

when: Oct 26 - Oct 27 at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
where: STAR Eco Station, 10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, Ca
cost: $6-$8
ages: All Ages
The scoop:
Go wild this Halloween with the wackiest rescued wildlife on the planet at STAR Eco Station’s Enchanted Green Hallow’s Eve! For two days the STAR Eco Station transforms into a maze of favorite fairy tale lands, with costumed characters guiding you through a special environmentally themed tour. This family friendly event features trick-or-treating throughout the STAR Eco Station, and plenty of activities and food outside. Experience the magic of an exotic wildlife encounter, participate in the kiddo costume contests, or complete your own spooky craft project. Keep it wild and keep it green this Halloween.
One free child per paying adult; additional kids are $6

Witches’ Cookbook for the Tragically Unmagic

when: Oct 27 at 12:00 pm
where: Westside, Hammer Museum, 11301 WIlshire Blvd., Westwood, Ca
cost: Free
ages: 5+
The scoop:
Forget vampires. Move over, zombies. Witches are the next big thing! Kiddos come to this workshop ready to cook up a little magic, and they leave with a witches’ cookbook, complete with otherworldly recipes and enchanting illustrations.
Reservations are encouraged. For more info call 310-915-0200

A Fishy Fest

when: Oct 26 - Oct 27 at 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
where: Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, 1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, Ca
cost: $5 Adults (donation), Kids Free
ages: All Ages
The scoop:
Celebrate both Halloween and Dia de los Muetros at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium with this Fishy Fest! Activities include family-friendly presentations – like a glow-in-the-dark “Deep-Sea” science lab, a costumed photo booth, Dia de los Muertos crafts and altars and face painting

Halloween Harvest Festival at Pierce College

When: Thru Nov 3
The scoop: This event in the San Fernando Valley includes daytime pumpkin carving and activities for kids with multiple nighttime scare mazes including the area's only true corn maze haunt

Natural History Museum Spider Pavillion

When: Thru Nov 3
The scoop: Flashlight tours, haunted museum party, Halloween festival