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Halloween/Dia De Los Muertos 2019

 

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Last Online Update: 2019-09-16

 

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Cinepolis Handpicked: Little Shop of Horrors: The Director's Cut (Oct 1, 7 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

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Horrorfest: 28 Days Later (Oct 2, 7 - 9 pm)

Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, California 92117

Tickets: $8.50

 

Sugar Plum Festivals Halloween Show (Oct 3 - 6, 7 - 9 pm)

Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festivals, 8320 On the Mall, LL-2400, Buena Park, California 90620

 

Midnight Madness: Scream (Oct 5, 11:59 pm - 1:50 am)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $9

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Fathom Events: A Special 35th Anniversary Ghostbusters (Oct 6, 4 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Matinee: Scream (Oct 6, 11 am - 12:50 am)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $9

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Cinepolis Handpicked: Psycho (1960) (Oct 8, 7 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

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Horrorfest: Shaun of the Dead (Oct 9, 7 - 9 pm)

Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, California 92117

Tickets: $8.50

 

Fathom Events: A Special 35th Anniversary Ghostbusters (Oct 10, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Giant Costume Sale (Oct 12, 10 am - 5 pm)

3747 Eagle St., San Diego CA 92103

 

The Haunted Halloween Cruise - Six String Society (Oct 12, 5 - 11 pm)

Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 West Mission Bay Dr., San Diego CA 92109

Tickets: $42 - 90

 

6th Annual Something Creepy Art Exhibition and Halloween Party (Oct 12, 8 pm - midnight)

Chee CheeClub SanDiego, 929 Broadway, San Diego, California 92101

 

Midnight Madness: Halloween (1978) (Oct 12, 11:55 pm - 1:25 am)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $9

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Matinee: Halloween (1978) (Oct 13, 11 am - 12:30 pm)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $9

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BarkHappy Boston: Howl-O-Ween Costume Pawty for PAWS NE (Oct 13, 1 - 2:30 pm)

Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co., 411 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at door.

 

San Diego Halloween Cosmeet (Oct 13, 4 - 8 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: An American Werewolf in London (Oct 15, 7 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

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Filmout San Diego: Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (Oct 16, 7 pm)

Hillcrest Cinemas - Landmark Theatres, 3965 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

Tickets: $12.50

 

Horrorfest: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Oct 16, 7 - 9 pm)

Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, California 92117

Tickets: $8.50

 

Hitchcocktober: The Birds (Oct 17, 7 - 9 pm)

Angelika Film Center - Carmel Mountain, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, California 92128

Tickets: $14

 

Spooky Camp-o-Ween Weekend 1 (Oct 18, 1 pm - Oct 20, noon)

Lake Jennings, 10108 Bass Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: Young Frankenstein (Oct 18, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

Halloween History: The History of Witches (Oct 19, 11 am - 1:30 pm)

Santee Historical Society, 9200 N Magnolia Ave, Santee, California 92071

 

EBW Haunted Anniversary Party With The Sleepwalkers & DJ Claud9 (Oct 19, noon- 10 pm)

Ebullition Brew Works LLC, 2449 Cades Way, Vista, California 92081

 

Comic Pop Up Presents: Halloween Expo (Oct 19, 1 - 8 pm)

The Dojo Cafe, 4350 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, California 92105

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: Young Frankenstein (Oct 19, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

4th Annual Trick-or-Treat Triathlon (Oct 20, 7:30 am - noon)

Copley-Price Family YMCA, 4300 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92105

Tickets: $10

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: Young Frankenstein (Oct 20, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: Creature From The Black Lagoon 65th Anniversary (Oct 22, 7 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

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Horrorfest: The Thing (Oct 23, 7 - 9 pm)

Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, California 92117

Tickets: $8.50

 

BBW Club Catalinas 6th Annual Halloween Boo Bash (Oct 24 - 27)

Handlery Hotel San Diego, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108

 

October VAMP: Skin & Bones (Oct 24, 8:30 - 10 pm)

Whistle Stop Bar, 2236 Fern St., San Diego, California 92104

 

Spooky Camp-o-Ween Weekend 2 (Oct 25, 1 pm - Oct 27, noon)

Lake Jennings, 10108 Bass Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

HauntFest on Main - Downtown El Cajon (Oct 25, 5 - 10 pm)

Prescott Promenade Park, 201 East Main Street, El Cajon, California 92020

 

San Diego Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead (Oct 25, 6 pm)

American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 (higher as event approaches)

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Horror Monster Chiller Theater Local Short Films (Oct 25, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Escondido Arts Partnership--Municipal Gallery, 262 E Grand Ave, Escondido, California 92025

 

Pacific Beach Halloween Pub Crawl (Oct 25, 7 pm - 2 am)

Moonshine Beach, 1165 Garnet Ave, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $30

 

San Diego Halloween Club Crawl (Oct 25, 7 - 10 pm)

Tin Roof San Diego, 401 G St, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $25

 

EEW: Eerie Evening of Waltz 2019 (Oct 25, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Casa del Prado, Room 207, Balboa Park

 

Lafayette Hotel Presents: Nightmare Before Halloween (Oct 25, 8 pm - 1:30 am)

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, 2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $20 - 25

 

Special Halloween San Diego Club Crawl: Exclusive Gaslamp NightClubs (Oct 25, 8 pm - 2 am)

Tipsy Crow, 770 5th Ave., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $28 to 10/23, then $33

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: The Birds (Oct 25, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

Spooky Disco (Oct 25, 8:45 pm - 1:30 am)

SPACE, 3519 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, California 92104

 

Halloween Weekend - Benny Benassi  (Oct 25, 9 pm - 2 am)

OMNIA Nightclub, 454 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Halloween Themed Mutt Run: 1k/5k Walk/Run & Beer Garden (Oct 26, 8 am)

Road Runner Sports, 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, California 92111

 

Dance Party Halloween Weekend - Benny Benassi  (Oct 26, 9 pm - 2 am)

OMNIA Nightclub, 454 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

 

4th Annual IB's Chills & Thrills (Oct 26, 11 am - 5 pm)

Portwood Pier Plaza, 940 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, California 91932

 

Balboa Park 11th Annual Halloween Family Day (Oct 26, 11 am - 4 pm)

Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

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-          Halloween Swan Song Cosplay Gathering in Balboa Park

 

Halloween Family Day (Oct 26, 11 am - 3 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

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Horrorgasm 2019 (Oct 26, 1 - 11 pm)

Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio St, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego Nightlife Halloween Pubcrawl (Oct 26, 2 pm - 2 am)

Start: Taste & Thirst, 715 Fourth Ave., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $13 - 42

 

SDPIX presents Nightmare on Normal Street (Oct 26, 6 - 11 pm)

Normal Street and University Ave., San Diego, California

Tickets: TBA

 

San Diego Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead (Oct 26, 6 pm)

American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 (higher as event approaches)

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Art After Dark: A Steampunk Halloween (Oct 26, 6 - 10 pm)

Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, California 92054

Tickets: $50 to Oct 11 then $60 ($10 less for museum members)

 

San Diego Haunted Brewery (Oct 26, 6 - 10 pm)

The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $60

 

WCKD Village (Oct 26, 6 pm - midnight)

Gaslamp Quarter, 4th Avenue to 6th Avenue, Broadway to Harbor Dr, San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $40 to Sep 16, $50 to Oct 7, $60 to Oct 21, $70 to Oct 25, then $80 

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Active Lifestyle Nerds: Halloween Extravaganza (Oct 26, 7 pm - 2 am)

Encore Event Center, 8253 Ronson Rd., San Diego, California 92111

Tickets: $15 til Oct 1, then $20.  $30 for for open bar.

 

SDC Presents: Animalia- Halloween Animal Masquerade Party (Oct 26, 7 pm - 1 am)

he SD Collective, San Diego, California

 

Pacific Beach Halloween Pub Crawl (Oct 26, 7 pm - 2 am)

Moonshine Beach, 1165 Garnet Ave, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $30

 

Special Halloween San Diego Club Crawl: Exclusive Gaslamp NightClubs (Oct 26, 8 pm - 2 am)

F6ix Nightclub, 526 F St., San Diego CA 92071

Tickets: $38 to 10/3, then $63

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: The Birds (Oct 26, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

Special Halloween San Diego Club Crawl: Exclusive Gaslamp NightClubs (Oct 26, 8 pm - 2 am)

F6ix Nightclub, 526 F St., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $38 to 10/23, then $63

 

San Diego Halloween Pub Crawl (Oct 26, 9 pm - 2 am)

Tin Roof San Diego, 401 G St, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $35 - 45

 

Dance Party: OMNIA Knows What Scares You (Oct 26, 9 pm - 2 am)

OMNIA Nightclub, 454 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Halloween Black Pearl Yacht Party (Oct 26, 10 pm - 1:30 am)

The San Diego Spirit Yacht, 990 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $69 to 9/12, then $107

 

Halloween at the Station (Oct 27, noon - 4 pm)

North Promenade, Liberty Station, 2848 Dewey Rd, San Diego, California 92106

 

PSAR 5th Annual Zombie 5K Run/Walk (Oct 27, noon - 2 pm) - Canine event

Rohr Park, 4548 Sweetwater Rd., Bonita, CA 91902

Tickets: $10

 

Once Upon A Hallowe'en (Oct 27, 4:30 - 8:30 pm)

Old Poway Train Park, 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064

 

Haunted Booze Cruise (Oct 27, 8 pm - midnight)

1140 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $70

 

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego: The Birds (Oct 27, 8 - 10 pm)

Cinema Under the Stars, San Diego, 4040 Goldfinch St, San Diego, California 92103

$18

 

HauntFest on Main (Oct 29, 5 - 10 pm)

Prescott Promenade Park, 201 East Main Street, El Cajon, California 92020

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The Exorcist: Director's Cut (Oct 29, 7 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

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Halloween at the Library (Oct 30, 4 - 5:30 pm)

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, 9005 Aero Dr, San Diego, California 92123

 

Magickal Masquerade Ball -  A Royal Affair (Oct 29, 2019; 7 - 11 pm)

Queen Bee's Art and Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio St., San Diego, CA 92104

 

Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating - Article

 

San Diego Nightlife Halloween Pubcrawl (Oct 31, 2 pm - 2 am)

Start: Taste & Thirst, 715 Fourth Ave., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $13 - 33

 

Trick-or-Treat (Oct 31, 3 - 5 pm)

Grossmont Center, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, California 91942

 

Hoppy Halloween San Diego (Oct 31, 3 - 5 pm)

SILO in Makers Quarter, 753 15th St, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead (Oct 31, 6 pm)

American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 (higher as event approaches)

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Hitchcocktober: Psycho (Oct 31, 7 - 9 pm)

Angelika Film Center - Carmel Mountain, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, California 92128

Tickets: $14

 

Horrorfest: Psycho (Oct 31, 7 - 9 pm)

Reading Cinemas Town Square, 4665 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, California 92117

Tickets: $8.50

 

Special Halloween San Diego Club Crawl: Exclusive Gaslamp NightClubs (Oct 31, 8:30 pm - 2 am)

Tipsy Crow, 770 5th Ave., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $23 to 10/29, then $33

 

Halloween Party (Oct 31, 8:30 pm - midnight)

SPACE , 3519 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego Halloween Club Crawl (Oct 31, 9 pm - 2 am)

Vybz NightClub SD, 840 5th avenue, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $35 - 40

 

Halloween Party (Oct 31, 9 pm - 1:45 am)

Whistle Stop Bar, 2236 Fern St., San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $5

 

San Diego Halloween Club Crawl (Oct 31, 9 pm - 2 am)

Vybz NightClub SD, 840 5th avenue, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $30

 

Dance Party: I Know What You Did Last Night  (Oct 31, 9 pm - 2 am)

OMNIA Nightclub, 454 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead (Nov 1, 6 pm)

American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 (higher as event approaches)

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San Diego Zombie Crawl Meets Day of the Dead (Nov 2, 6 pm)

American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 (higher as event approaches)

Facebook

 

Special Halloween San Diego Club Crawl: Exclusive Gaslamp NightClubs (Nov 2, 8 pm - 2 am)

Tipsy Crow, 770 5th Ave., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $23 to 10/31, then $33

 

Pier Pressure SD Halloween - 8th Annual Titanic Masquerade (Nov 2, 9:30 pm - 2 am)

The Inspiration Yacht, 1800 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $23 to 9/12, then $48

 

 

Sea World Halloween Spooktacular (Sep 21 - Oct 27, Sat and Sun only)

500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego CA 92109

Tickets: Free with Park Admission

 

The Screamzone (Sep 27 - Nov 2; Not open all days)

Del Mar Scaregrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014

House of Horror, Karnevil, The Hayride, Paintball Apocalypse

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LegoLand Brick-Or-Treat Nights (Sep 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26; 5 - 9 pm)

1 LegoLand Dr., Carlsbad CA

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The Haunted Trail (Sep 27 - Nov 2; Not open all days)

6th & Juniper at Marston Point, San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $25, $35 with Fast Pass ($25/$35 combined with The eXperiment Maze)

 

The Haunted Grounds Live-Action paintball zombie hunting (Oct 4 - 26 {Fri & Sat]; 7 pm - midnight)

The Paintball Park, 1700 Vandegrift Blvd, Oceanside, California 92055

 

The Disturbance, hosted by the Haunted Hotel (Oct 4 - Nov 2; Not open all days)

424 Market Street, San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $25, $40 with Fast Pass

 

The Haunted Lodge (Oct 11 - 13, 18 -20, 24 - 27, 30 - 31)

El Cajon Elks Lodge #1812 1400 E.Washington Ave. El Cajon, California 92019

Tickets: $6

 

Pumpkin Express (Oct 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27; 11 am, 1:15 & 3:00 pm)

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association, Inc., 750 Depot St, Campo, California 91906

Departs the historic Campo train depot for a old-time train journey to the Pumpkin Patch and the Haunted Train.

Tickets: $5 - 25. You can also reserve an entire car.

 

Poefest (Oct 11 - 12, 17 - 18, , 24 - 25; 7 & 8:30 pm)

Staged performances of Poe and other authors of the Fantastic

Adobe Chapel, 3963 Conde St., San Diego CA 92110

Tickets: TBA

 

Haunted Tales (Oct 19 & 26; 6 - 7:30 pm, tour starts every 10 min.)

Star of India, Maritime Museum, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego 92101

Tickets: $18

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October at the Whaley House Museum (Oct 24 - 31)

The museum will have extended hours and events including silent scream cinema and ghost tours.

Whaley House Museum, 2476 San Diego Ave., San Diego, CA 92110

Tickets: $10

 

Haunted Aquarium: Sea Monster Mash (Oct 25 - 27, 6 - 9 pm)

Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tickets: $25, $20 for members

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Lakeside's River Park-Trail of Terror (Oct 25 - 26, 6:30 - 10 pm)

10204 Channel Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040

Tickets: $8 - 25

 

Dia De Los Muertos

 

Nicho Box Workshop (Oct 1, 7 - 9 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Cost: $20

 

Flower Crown Workshop (Oct 1, 7 - 9 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Cost: $25

 

Facepainting Workshop No. 1 (Oct 8, 6 - 8 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Cost: $15

 

Facepainting Workshop No. 2 (Oct 9, 6 - 8 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Cost: $15

 

Advance Face Painting Workshop (Oct 10, 6 - 8 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Cost: $15

 

Carnival of The Dead (Oct 12, 10 pm - 2 am)

Downtown San Diego

 

Noche de Mole | Opening Reception & Altar Preview (Oct 17, 6 - 9 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

Tickets: $40

 

Día de los Muertos at Guajome (Oct 26, 10 am - 4 pm)

Rancho Guajome Adobe, 2210 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, California 92083

Tickets: $4

 

Muertos Festival (Oct 26, 11 am - 4 pm)

Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, California 92102

 

2019 City Heights Dia de los Muertos Celebration (Oct 26, 11 am - 5 pm)

City Heights Dia de Los Muertos, 3700 Fairmont Ave, San Diego, California 92105

 

Disney-Pixar Coco in Concert (Oct 26, 2 pm)

Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 - 86

 

Disney-Pixar Coco in Concert (Oct 26, 7:30 pm)

Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 - 86

 

Dia De los Muertos (Oct 27, 10 am - 4 pm)

Dia de los Muertos at the Old Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Ave, Oceanside, California 92057

Tickets: $2

All Ages

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Dia de los Muertos Old Town San Diego (Nov 1 - 3)

Old Town Chamber of Commerce, 2415 San Diego Ave STE 104, San Diego, California 92110

 

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Party (Nov 1, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Casa del Prado, Room 207, Balboa Park

 

Old Town San Diego Dia de los Muertos (Nov 2 - 3)

Old Town San Diego, 2802 Juan St, San Diego, California 92110

 

Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show (Nov 2, 5 - 10 pm)

La Bodega Gallery, 2196 Logan Ave, San Diego, California 92113

 

Run of the Dead: Carrera de los Muertos San Diego (Nov 3, 5 - 9 pm)

California Center for the Arts, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, California 92025ff

Tickets: $43 and up

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