Scare up some fun this Halloween with activities ranging from tame to terrifying!
You’ll find plenty of ghoulishly good times in Burbank and the San Fernando Valley this Halloween! Here’s a sampling of some of the area’s best Halloween Offerings:
Trick or Treat in Downtown Burbank
Looking for safe trick or treating option for your child in Burbank? Bring your little goblins to Trick or Treat in Downtown Burbank! Visit your favorite participating downtown Burbank merchants on San Fernando Boulevard (between Magnolia Boulevard and Angelino) from 4:00 pm. to 7:00 pm for some great Halloween treats. This is a free event for the public to enjoy and it's much less crowded than the area malls!
For a HOWLING good time, Pet owners are encouraged to bring along their furry family members (in costume of course!) for the Downtown Dog Parade that starts at 6:00 P.M.on the AMC Walkway at San Fernando Boulevard and Palm Avenue. Owners are asked to register on-site by 5:30 P.M. All well-behaved pets are welcome. Dogs must wear leashes.
Downtown Burbank’s Halloween festivities are free and open to the public. For more information, visithttp://www.burbank.com/halloween.php
Halloween Ghost Train in Griffith Park
The Halloween Ghost Train steams back into Griffith Park for another Halloween of family-friendly fun courtesy of The Los Angeles Live Steamers. Over 30 spook-tacular scenes decorate the regular train route. Admission is $7.00 per person, suggested donation
Riders must be at least 34 inches tall and not weigh over 350 pounds. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult. The Ghost Train will run on the following dates: October 15-16-17; 22-23-24; 28-29-30-31, from 7-10pm. Free parking on Zoo Drive and in the gravel parking lot at the LALS public entrance! For more information please see the LALS website athttp://www.lals.org/ or call or 323-662-8030. At Griffith Park, 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Spend your Halloween with some real Beasts! Enjoy a fun and safe Halloween at Boo at the L.A. Zoo! There will be trick or treating, eerie crafts, jack-o-lantern carving and much more. October 30 & 31, 2010 from 10am - 4pm All activities are free to GLAZA members and with paid Zoo admission 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CAwww.lazoo.org
DeBell Golf Club 2010 Halloween Scramble
Come and join us in our 2010 Halloween Scramble on October, 31st 2010 at DeBell Golf Club. The Scramble begins with an 8:00 AM Shotgun start and features a $10,000 Payout to 1/3 of field! DeBell Professional Staff Will organize the groups of 4. Each Group Will Have an A, B, C, and D Player: A Players - HDCP 0-4 / B Players - 5-9 / C Players - 10-15 / D Players - 16 and up The cost for this tournament is $150.00 Per Player with a $10,000 Payout to 1/3 of field. Register Now!! Call DeBell Proshop at (818) 845-0022 For further Information on this event please contact DeBell Professional Staff [email protected] or [email protected]
Toluca Lake Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo
Enjoy a family style autumn and Halloween festival at the Toluca Lake Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the spooky Halloween themed scenes found in the maze. Don’t worry, this is not the type haunted house event where people in costumes jump out to scare you. Great for kids, this event features a Halloween art display, pumpkin patch, petting zoo and magic shows. Day time tours are in full light and ideal for children who are scared of the dark yet still enjoy a spooky experience. The night display is a bit more mysterious, but both daytime and nighttime are kid friendly. For more details, visitwww.wizardsplayhouse.com or call 818- 505-8039. Opened daily in October 10am to 9 pm. 10601 Riverside Dr., North Hollywood/Toluca Lake . Haunted Maze $6 daytime, $8 nighttime. Petting Zoo: $4
Halloween Harvest Festival at Pierce College
Meet “Spookley,” the square pumpkin and his friend, Jack the Scarecrow at the “pick your own pumpkin patch.” at Pierce College. Spookley the Square Pumpkin will appear LIVE in his very own stage! Harvest your own pumpkin, venture through our Adventure Corn Maze, go on a hayride or maybe take a spooky journey into Haunted House or Haunted Trail. At night, the Halloween Harvest Festival takes on a more sinister feel after dark as FrightFair Scream Park comes to life, featuring: both the “Factory of Nightmares” Haunted House, and ”Creatures of the Corn” Haunted Trail. The evening haunts are NOT for children or the faint of heart! Call (818) 999-6300 or visitwww.halloweenharvestfestival.com for additional info.
“Nightmare at the Museum”
Now in it’s 20th year, what started as a yard decorated with tombstones and ghouls, now features an extensive walk-through maze that takes you through several separate rooms. Each year features a different theme. For 2010, it’s “Nightmare at the Museum”. Admission is Free but Donations are appreciated. This is a non-profit event and 100% of all donations go directly to charity. Days and Hours: Saturday 10/23 7-9p (Preview), Sunday 10/24 7-9p, Friday 10/29 & Saturday 10/30 7-10p, Sunday 10/31 7-9p For more information, please visit: www.rottenapple907.com 907 N. California St. Burbank 91505
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios
For a more intense Halloween experience, Universal Studios Hollywood presents “Halloween Horror Nights – What Fear Fears Most” the most intense and terrifying “live” horror event ever staged within a theme park environment Weekends in October through the 31 (event is not recommended for children under the age of 13). Features the Nightmare on Elm Street Maze, a Friday the 13th Maze and their first ever 3-D Maze, Rob Zombies House of 1,000 Corpses and much much more. Tickets are $44 when purchased online up to $179 for RIP package. For more information and tickets visit: www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com/hhn.
Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
The traditional autumn hayride becomes a nightmare as your tractor drawn wagon makes it’s way through the dark haunted woods of the Old Zoo where horror awaits you. There will also be a “Carnival of Souls” sideshow reminiscent of the antique carnivals that will leave you both entertained and disturbed. You can also make your way through a Haunted HayMaze. www.losangeleshauntedhayride.com Tickets: Starting at $25 - $30 VIP and group pricing available. Contact Phone: (310) 993-8289 Private Wagon (up to 40 people) booking ONLY: (310) 542-9966 Days & Hours: Opens Friday, October 8th and running Weekends (including Thursday’s) through Oct. 31st. Thurs. & Sun. 5p-10:30p / Fri & Sat 5p – Midnight
This is a wonderful, family friendly haunt, more atmospheric than shocking. Located on a wide yard on a quiet residential area with lots of spooky ambiance, it features carved pumpkins, skeletal mannequins and graveyard decorations plus several spooky effects, like a floating candle and an ethereal ghost glowing inside a full sized tomb.
Dates for 2010 are October 29 and 30 from 7:00 to 10:00; Halloween dusk to 11:00. The haunt may begin earlier on Friday and Saturday since night falls around 6:00pm, but the official start time is 7:00pm. 19351 Hatteras Street in Tarzana For more info, visitpages.sbcglobal.net/srozell/index.html
Forest of Mirrors in Woodland Hills
The strategic use of mirrors creates an illusion like no other as you stroll through a seemingly endless fog filled, graveyard littered with skulls, ancient tombstones and other strange creatures. Great Effects! You won’t soon forget this spooky experience. October 31, 6 pm to midnight.
House at Haunted Hill 2010
As featured on HGTV, this wonderfully spooky yard haunt features a complete hi-tech outdoor show and is considered the most elaborate amateur haunt in the Los Angeles Area Located in a dark neighborhood with no sidewalks and limited parking. Carpool or be prepared to walk. October 28th through October 31 7 pm until Midnight. 4400 Saltillo, Woodland Hills www.houseathauntedhill.com
The 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival in Canoga Park This traditional Festival has something for the entire family young and old. Enjoy Aztec Dancers, Mariachi, a Children’s art pavilion, a classic car exhibit and assorted food and craft vendors. You’ll also get to view beautiful altars dedicated to love ones who have passed on. Celebrated this year on Sunday, November 7th from 10 am – 5 pm. Along Sherman Way between Canoga and Vassar Avenues. www.mainstreetcanogapark.org 21500 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA 91303