Brick or candy; Dizzy dog; ArtWalk; Oktoberfests: SoCal Weekend

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Patch has hosted fun, interesting and entertaining events all across Southern California – from the southern tip of San Diego to Orange and Riverside counties, beaches and Los Angeles valleys.

Some are free. Some are chargeable.

Whether you opt for an activity near you, a mini day trip, or a virtual event, see what’s in store this weekend from Saturday October 2 through Sunday October 3.

Check with event planners to confirm dates, times, and locations in case activities have been updated since posting to Patch.


Halloween Spooktacular: Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Los Angeles

Halloween Drive-In Movies: The Roadium Drive-In, Torrance

Halloween Horror Nights: Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City

Hollywood Forever Halloween Film Series: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles

Creepy Halloween Themed Tea Party: Lilly Rose inside The Wayfarer DTLA, Los Angeles

Hauntoween LA: Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles

Honor System Pumpkin Patch: Brentwood Country Mart, Santa Monica

International street fair and festival of diversity and pumpkin: Pioneer Boulevard, Artesia

“It’s alive!” An Immersive Frankenstein Experience: Mountain View Mausoleum, Altadena

LAWineFest: Harry Bridges Memorial Park, Long Beach

Live Music @ Runway: Dylan Galvin: Runway Playa Vista, Los Angeles

Live Music @ Runway: John Dean: Runway Playa Vista, Los Angeles

Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin Patch Opening: Hollywood, Los Angeles and Torrance Locations

Oktoberfest Trackside: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia

OLA Fiesta: Notre-Dame de l’Assomption Catholic Church, Claremont

South Bay Galleria Pumpkin Patch: South Bay Galleria, Redondo Beach

South Gate Art Walk: South Gate Civic Center, South Gate

Opening of Tina’s Pumpkin Patch: Tina’s Pumpkin Patch, Westfield Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks

Yoga day: virtual via Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater Group “Urban Death Tour of Terror”: Underground theater group Zombie Joe, North Hollywood


“A Shot Rang Out”: Directory of the South Coast, Costa Mesa

Afterburner Music Festival: Huntington City Beach, Huntington Beach

Corona del Mar Scenic 5K: Corona del Mar State Beach, Corona Del Mar

Fall Shop & Craft Fair: Crown Valley Community Center, Laguna Niguel

Haunt of Halloween – Kids Version: Kaleidoscope Mall, Mission Viejo

It’s a Scary and Scary Day: Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa

Muck Motor Car Show: Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

Oktoberfest: GameCraft Brewery, Laguna Hills

Oktoberfest: Saint-Irénée Catholic Church, Cypress

Oktoberfest: Saint-Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Yorba Linda

Oktoberfest: The Phoenix Club, Anaheim

Prism Haunted House: Chamalea Drive, Mission Viejo

Pumpkin City Pumpkin Farm Opening: Anaheim and Laguna Hills Locations

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease: Orange County Great Park, Irvine


Bad chemistry: Dorry’s Bar and Grill, Riverside

Blessing of the Animals: Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Prohibition

Castle Dark: A Halloween Experience at Castle Park: Castle Park, Riverside

Community Garage Sales: Solera Oak Valley Greens Association, Beaumont

Dog Daze Canine Festival and Costume Contest: Aldergate Dog Park, Menifee

Evenings at Glen Ivy: Battista and Sound Bath: Glen Ivy Hot Springs, Corona

Evenings at Glen Ivy: Kenny Rice Saxophone & Sound Bath: Glen Ivy Hot Springs, Corona

Sale of books from the Friends of Beaumont library: Beaumont Library, Beaumont

Halloween Garage Sale: Vintners Pointe Court, Winchester

Halloween night bazaar: points of sale at Lake Elsinore, Lake Elsinore

Hallows Eve Inc .: Deadwater State Penitentiary: Launch Pointe, Lake Elsinore

Karaoke: Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill, Temecula

Lavender Market Nights: Highland Springs Ranch & Inn, Cherry Valley

Morgue13: Galleria in Tyler, Riverside

Princess and Pumpkin Story Time: Snack at the Chalet, Temecula

Saturday Funday: Phearless, Moreno Valley

Terror of Temecula: Los Corralitos route, Temecula

The Mansion of Lost Souls: Promenade Shopping Center, Temecula

The Pumpkin Plant: The Pumpkin Plant, Corona

The Tent of Terror Haunted House: Avenue Acacia, Hemet

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Temecula Valley: Mount San Jacinto College, Menifee


CCA Inland Empire Oktoberfest: Okuma Fishing USA, Ontario

Dark Harvest: Frosty’s Forest, Chino

Redlands Optimist Club Oktoberfest: Sylvan Park, Redlands


Anesthesia – Tribute to Metallica: Music Box, San Diego

Balboa Park Pow Wow: Balboa Park, San Diego

Walk in the labyrinth of the beach: beach in front of the Hotel del Coronado, Coronado

Belmont Park Fall Fest: Belmont Park, Mission Beach, San Diego

Brick-or-Treat: LEGOLAND California Resort, Carlsbad

Del Mar Pumpkin Station Opening: Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar

Encinitas Oktoberfest: Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real, Encinitas

Fall Arts and Crafts Fair: IB Craft Market, Imperial Beach

Fur Ball: San Diego Humanitarian Society, San Diego

Ginger Cowgirl Band: Ebullition Brew Works, Vista

HalGLOWeen: San Diego Zoo, San Diego

Haunted Corn Maze “Screaming Field”: Carlsbad Strawberry Co., Carlsbad

Haunted Events Tour: Hotel del Coronado, Coronado

Haunted Harvest Hayrides: Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures, Santa Ysabel

Howl-O-Ween Harvest Family Days: Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe

Jefferson Vessel: Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach

La Mesa Oktoberfest: La Mesa Village, La Mesa

Fed ArtWalk Mission: Little Italy, San Diego

Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin Opening: La Jolla and San Diego Locations

Oktober’s Party Month: Participating Restaurants, Carlsbad

Animal Blessing, Festival & Costume Contest: Mission San Luis Rey Parish, Oceanside

Plaza Bonita Pumpkin Station Opening: Pumpkin Station, National City

Meet in Poway: Old Poway Park, Poway

Scotty’s Scare Trail and The Haunted Amusement Park: Old Marshal Scotty Amusement Park, El Cajon

Sunshine Gala with Don Felder: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego

The Haunted Hotel Disruption: Mission Valley Center, San Diego

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