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Halloween/Dia De Los Muertos 2020

 

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Last Online Update: 2020-10-22

 

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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Haunts and Activities


 

Film & Float: The Addams Family (1991) (Oct 1, 6 - 9 pm)

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

Free

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: Hocus Pocus

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083 (Oct 1 - 4, multiple showings)

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 (Oct 2 - 4, 6:30 pm)

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: It (Chapter 1)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083 (Oct 1 - 4, multiple showings)

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 (Oct 2, 4:30 pm)

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: It (Chapter 2)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083 (Oct 1 - 4, various times)

Cinepolis Del Mar, 12905 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 (Oct 2, 8 pm)

 

Long Story Short: The Horror (Oct 1, 7 - 8:30 pm) - Online Event

 

Fathom Events: Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary (Oct 4, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Learn Thriller Dance via Zoom (Oct 5, 6:30 - 7:30 pm)

 

Fathom Events: Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary (Oct 6, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Fathom Events: Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary (Oct 7, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Fathom Events: Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary (Oct 7, 10 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Learn Thriller Dance via Zoom (Oct 8, 12:45 - 1:45 pm)

 

Fright Fest Weekend: Poltergeist (Oct 8, Doors open 6:30 pm, Movie starts 7:30 pm)

Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1250 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: Beetlejuice (Oct 9, 6:30 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Fright Fest Weekend: Hocus Pocus (Oct 9, Doors open 6:30 pm, Movie starts 7:30 pm)

Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1250 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084

 

Halloween/Steampunk Garage Sale (Oct 10, 7 am - noon)

9416 Carlton Oaks Dr., Unit D, Santee CA 92071

 

Fright Fest Weekend: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Oct 10, Doors open 6:30 pm, Movie starts 7:30 pm)

Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1250 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084

 

Learn Thriller Dance via Zoom (Oct 12, 6:30 - 7:30 pm)

 

Hitchcocktober: The Birds (Oct 13, 7 - 9 pm)

Angelica Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Hitchcocktober: The Birds (Oct 14, 2 - 4 pm)

Angelica Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Hitchcocktober: The Birds (Oct 14, 7 - 9 pm)

Angelica Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

The Library Shop's Haunted Library Tour (Oct 15 - 31, excepting Sundays, noon - 4 pm)

A different library each day

 

Film and Float: Ghostbusters (Oct 15, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Spooky Camp-o-Ween Weekend 1 (Oct 16, 2 pm - Oct 18, noon)

Lake Jennings, 10108 Bass Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 16, 7 - 9 pm)

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The Nightmare Before Christmas (Oct 16 - 18, 6:30 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The Shining (Oct 16, 8 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 16, 9 - 11 pm)

 

Fathom Events: The Shining 40th Anniversary (Oct 17, 4 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Silent Dance Party - Halloween Theme (Oct 17, 7:30 - 9 am)

Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA

Tickets: $25

 

Free Family Fun Halloween Event (Oct 17, 11 am - 1 pm)

North County Square, 1841 University Dr., Vista, CA 92083

 

Those Witches Be Crazy 2020 - pub crawl for a cause (Oct 17, noon - 3 pm)

Along 101 in Encinitas

Ticket information

 

Free Hocus Pocus Halloween Outdoor Market (Oct 17, 5 - 10 pm)

270 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083-4952

 

All -New Immersive, Live Theatre Experience - QuaranSCREAM Live (Oct 17, 7 - 9 pm) - Online Event)

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 17, 7 - 9 pm)

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 17, 9 - 11 pm)

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 18, 7 - 9 pm)

 

Ghosts of The Past - Immersive Outdoor Dining and Haunt Experience (Oct 189 - 11 pm)

 

Drive-in Movies: Silence of the Lambs (Oct 20, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

$29/car

 

Fathom Events: The Shining 40th Anniversary (Oct 20, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Drive-in Movies: Ghostbusters (Oct 21, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

$29/car

 

Fathom Events: RiffTrax: Jack-O (Oct 21, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Learn Thriller Dance via Zoom (Oct 22, 12:45 - 1:45 pm)

 

Halloween Scary Movie Quiz (Oct 22, 7 - 9 pm)

Shakespeare Pub, 3701 India St, San Diego, CA 92103

 

Fathom Events: The Shining 40th Anniversary (Oct 22, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds (Oct 23- 24) - Streaming

 

Spooky Camp-o-Ween Weekend 2 (Oct 23, 2 pm - Oct 25, noon)

Lake Jennings, 10108 Bass Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The Addams Family 2019 (Oct 23, 6 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

RP Halloween Spooktacular Drive-Thru Party (Oct 23, 7 - 9 pm)

14484 Penasquitos Dr, San Diego, CA 92129

 

Drive-In: Hocus Pocus (Oct 23, 8 - 10 pm)

California State University San Marcos, 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096

Tickets: Starting at $25/car

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The Exorcist (Oct 23, 8 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Howl-O-Ween Doggie Costume Contest (Oct 24, 11 am - 1 pm)

Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

 

Paint and Sip - "Happy Halloween" (Oct 24, 1 - 4 pm)

Gaslamp, 350 K Street San Diego, CA

 

The Witches Of Westgate Tea (Oct 24, 2:30- 5 pm)

The Westgate Hotel,  1055 Second Ave San Diego, CA 92101

 

Christmasween paint party (Oct 24, 4 - 6 pm)

Cool Creations Paint your own Pottery and Cafe, 1753 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

 

Fathom Events: Ghost (Oct 24, 4 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Christmasween paint party (Oct 24, 4 - 6 pm)

Cool Creations, 1753 Garnet Ave San Diego, CA 92109

 

All -New Immersive, Live Theatre Experience - QuaranSCREAM Live (Oct 24, 7 - 9 pm) - Online Event)

 

Halloween Playday and Costume Contest (Oct 25, 10:30 - 2:30 pm)

Prado Equestrian Center, 16629 Johnson Ave Chino, CA 91708

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I (Oct 25, noon - 2 pm)

Angelica Film Center, 11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128

 

15th Annual Costume Contest (Oct 25, noon - 2 pm)

Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

 

Halloween Spooktacular (Oct 25, noon - 2 pm)

Plaza Paseo Real, 6941 - 6985 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA 92009

 

Spooky House painting (Oct 25, 3 - 6 pm)

OC Tavern Grill And Sports Bar, 2369 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672

 

Fathom Events: Ghost (Oct 25, 3 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Fathom Events: Ghost (Oct 25, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

A-Z Trivia Tuesday: Nightmare Before Christmas & Unicorns (Oct 27, 8 pm) - Online Events

 

Fathom Events: National Theatre Live - Frankenstein (2020 Encore) (Oct 28, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Dinner & A Movie on the Bay - Beetlejuice (Oct 29, 6 - 9:30 pm)

Hornblower Cruises & Events, 1800 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

 

October VAMP: Spirits (Oct 29, 7 - 8:30 pm) - Online Event

 

Spooky Camp-o-Ween Weekend 3 (Oct 30, 2 pm - Nov 1, noon)

Lake Jennings, 10108 Bass Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Yappy Hour Costume Party (Oct 30, 6 - 8 pm)

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

Tickets

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: The House With A Clock In The Walls (Oct 30, 6:30 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Halloween Movie Picnic Night (Oct 30, 7 - 10 pm)

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Old School Halloween Dance Party (Oct 30, 8 - 10 pm) - Online Event

Tickets: $30

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: Halloween (1978) (Oct 30, 8 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Trucks & Treats (Oct 31, 11 am - 2 pm)

550 Park Center Dr, Santee, CA 92071

 

Trunk-Or-Treat 2020 (Oct 31, noon - 6 pm)

Buddy Todd Park, 2800 Mesa Dr, Oceanside, CA 92054

 

Trot or Treat! Halloween with Rescue Horses (Oct 31, 3 - 6 pm)

Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue, Hidden Meadows, Escondido, CA

 

Halloween in La Mesa Village (Oct 31, 3 - 5 pm)

La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA 91942

 

A Grand Halloween (Oct 31, 4 - 9 pm)

Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Happy Halloween Lakeside (Oct 31, 5 - 10 pm)

Lakeside VFW, 12650 Lindo Ln, Lakeside, CA 92040

 

Trunk or Treat Drive Thru (Oct 31, 5 - 7:30 pm)

Impact Martial Arts - Poway, 13454 Poway Rd., Poway CA

 

DJ MandyMixes @Halloween Party (Oct 31, 6 - 10 pm)

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

$30 members, $40 Visitors

 

2nd Annual Downtown Massive Halloween Bar crawl and Ball (Oct 30, 8 pm - 2:30 am)

Start: Tin Roof, 401 G St., San Diego, CA 92101

$15

 

Drive-In: Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE & On Screen (Oct 30, 8 - 10 pm)

California State University San Marcos, 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096

Tickets: Starting at $25/car

 

Halloween Scavenger Haunt (Oct 31, 8 am - 6 pm)

Scavego Interactive Games

 

All -New Immersive, Live Theatre Experience - QuaranSCREAM Live (Oct 31, 7 - 9 pm) - Online Event)

 

2nd Annual Downtown Massive Halloween Bar crawl and Ball (Oct 31, 8 pm - 2:30 am)

Start: Tin Roof, 401 G St., San Diego, CA 92101

$15

 

Pier Pressure San Diego Halloween Cruise - 9th Annual Titanic Masquerade (Oct 31, 9:30 pm - 2 am)

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

$15 - 169

 

Black Pearl San Diego Halloween Costume Party (Oct 31, 10 pm - 1:30 am)

California Spirit Yacht, 990 N. Harbor Drive Dock #3, San Diego, CA 92101

$49 - 1095

 

Dinner & A Movie on the Bay - Nightmare Before Christmas (Nov 1, 6 - 9:30 pm)

Hornblower Cruises & Events, 1800 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

 

 

 

The Haunted Aquarium Remix (Oct 1 - 31)

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

 

Sea World Halloween Spooktacular (Oct 2 - 31, Fri, Sat and Sun only)

500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego CA 92109

Tickets: Free with Park Admission

Facebook

 

The Screamzone (Oct 1 - 31; Not open all days) - Drive Through Haunt

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

House of Horror, Karnevil, The Hayride, Paintball Apocalypse

Tickets

 

LegoLand Brick-Or-Treat Nights (Oct 2 - 31, Fri, Sat and Sun only)

1 LegoLand Dr., Carlsbad CA

Tickets

 

Pumpkin Express (Oct 3 - 31, Sat and Sun only)

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 - 14

 

Poefest (Oct 23 - Nov 1) - Virtual Event

Staged performances of Poe and other authors of the Fantastic

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

Tickets: $13 per performance, $50 for all 6

 

The Witches Of Westgate Tea (Oct 23-25, 29 - 31; 2:30 - 5 pm)

 

HalGLOWeen (Oct 11 - 13, 18 - 20, 25 - 27; 5 - 9 pm)

San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, California 92101

 

October at the Whaley House Museum (Oct 23 - 31)

The museum will have extended hours and events.

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

 

Dia De Los Muertos

 

Cinepolis Handpicked: Coco (Oct 9 - 11, 6 pm)

Cinepolis Vista, 25 Main St, Vista, CA 92083

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

 

Altar Viewing/Recorrido por Altares (Oct 26 - 30)

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

 

Dia De Los Muertos (Oct 30, 5 - 10 pm)

Lakeside VFW, 12650 Lindo Ln, Lakeside, CA 92040

 

Drive-In: Coco by Disney and Pixar (Oct 31, 8 - 10 pm)

California State University San Marcos, 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096

Tickets: Starting at $25/car

 

Altar Viewing/Recorrido por Altares (Nov 1, 10 am - 1 pm)

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