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Find the Perfect Jack-O-Lantern… and more!
The Bates Nut Farm
Where: 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
Region: North Inland
When: September 19 – October 31, 2020
Hours: Weekday – 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Weekends – 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free Admission. Pumpkin and activity prices vary. $5 parking on weekends.
Carlsbad Strawberry Farm
The Carlsbad Strawberry Farm is open for some Halloween fun this month. Visitors will be able to enjoy its pumpkin patch, tour its corn maze and even shoot apples through a cannonball! Of course, there are plenty of opportunities for fun selfies with photo booths around the farm. For more information, go to
Birch Aquarium is celebrating Halloween all month-long with its Haunted Aquarium Remix. Visitors will be able to enjoy new animal encounters with activities for children ages 2 to 10. You’ll also just love seeing the spooky decorations! For more information, go to
Drive-Thru Scream Zone
Eek! Looking to get spooked in a socially-distant way? Who isn’t? The Del Mar Fairgrounds is hosting a Drive-Thru Scream Zone. Those who enjoy the screams and thrills will love this drive-thru experience — just don’t crash! For information, go to
Petco Park Halloween Trail
Throw on your costumes and head down to Petco Park for the Halloween Trail. The one-way trail will allow visitors to stop by a pumpkin patch, visit themed booths and collect candy. Tickets start at $25 for kids and $20 for adults. For more information, go to
Calling all movie lovers! The Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista will be hosting socially distant screenings of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on Friday, Oct. 23 and “Ghostbusters” on Saturday, Oct. 24. You’ll love watching a Halloween film under the warm San Diego sky. For more information, go to
SeaWorld is bringing back its annual Halloween extravaganza despite the pandemic! Visitors will enjoy seeing festive decorations and collecting treats every Friday-Sunday at the adventure park through Nov. 2. For more information, go to
Take a self-guided ghost tour via your smartphone thanks to San Diego Ghosts. The local company, which was forced to temporarily shutdown its tours, launched an iOS and Android app to allow visitors to take themselves on a tour through spooky San Diego. The app will take you on a walking tour from Old City Hall to the Horton Grand Hotel while you hear a narrator tell you stories of the past.
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A Grand Halloween
Head down to the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego for a Grand Halloween featuring a trick-or-treat trail, a spooky swim after dark and arts and crafts. For more information, go to
Frights at the San Diego Air & Space Museum
The San Diego Air & Space Museum will host a Halloween event from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24. Guests can expect a pop-up dining service, access to the galleries, a children’s scavenger hunt and more. For more information, go to