Trick-or-Treating, Pumpkin Patches, Spooky Sleepovers, Costume Parties: The Best Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun in Los Angeles

Spooky Haunted House: Los Angeles Children's Halloween HauntsLooking for Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun in Los Angeles? The Southland offers many kid-safe seasonal events. Some are “lights-on” versions of scary night-time haunts; others are special afternoon or one-day presentations that take place in year-round facilities such as zoos and wildlife stations. Also, many L.A. neighborhoods get so far into the seasonal spirit that they appeal not only to local kids but also to outside families, who come to enjoy the decorated yard haunt displays and trick-or-treating opportunities.

NOTE: This pages lists Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun targeted predominantly for children. However, there are Halloween activities listed elsewhere on our website that appeal to the whole family:

  • Halloween Festivities sometimes include local events designed for neighborhood parents with children.
  •  Halloween Home Haunts are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your children. Most are safe for kids, especially if they are simply yard haunts, without a walk-through maze or actors portraying monsters.
  • Halloween Mazes and Rides frequently present family-friendly matinees on weekend afternoons. Unfortunately, these will usually not be available on Halloween Night.
  • The Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation offers Halloween events at several of their centers around town. Check their website for info.


Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun Updates

Check out news, reviews, articles about Halloween for Children. This includes events not listed on this page because they fit better into other categories; that is, they are kid-safe though not designed exclusively for children.


Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun Events

Below are some high-profile examples of Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun in Los Angeles.

Angelino Heights Trick-or-Treating

Carroll Avenue and Douglas Street in Angelino Heights Date: Halloween Night The historic neighborhood of Angelino Heights is famous for ...
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Beverly Hills Witch House Trick-or-Treating

Beverly Hills Trick-or-Treating: Walden Drive and Carmelita Avenue in Beverly Hills Date: Halloween Night Beverly Hills Halloween Trick-or-Treating Overview Legend ...
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Boney Island Halloween Haunt

2021 Update: Boney Island remains dark since losing its Griffith Park location in 2019 and sitting out the 2020 pandemic ...
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Boo at the Los Angeles Zoo

2021 Update: After going dark in response to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Boo at the Zoo returns for Halloween 2021 ...
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Brentwood Trick-or-Treating

Brentwood Glen, between Church and Beloit Streets in Brentwood Date: Halloween Night, starting at dusk This upscale neighborhood near the ...
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Burbank Halloween Happenings

2021 Updates: After going dark during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, no events have been listed for Halloween 2021 (as of ...
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Burbank Halloween home haunt 2017

Burbank Trick-or-Treating

Side streets near Magnolia Boulevard, between California & Niagara Date: Halloween Night, after sundown Burbank Halloween Trick-or-Treating Overview The Burbank ...
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Coronado Yard Haunts

2021 Update: After going dark during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Coronado Haunts will remain on hiatus for Halloween 2021, with ...
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Downtown L.A. Halloween Festival

2021 Date: Not listed as of September 1, 2021. Downtown L.A. Halloween Festival Info Grand Hope Park at FIDM 919 ...
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Enchanted Crawley Hallows Eve

2021 Update: After going dark in response to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Star Eco Station remains closed. The annual Enchanted ...
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Ghost Walk Riverside

2021 Update: A whole new approach this year. After presenting their 2020 Ghost Walk Riverside virtually via zoom meeting, California ...
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Montana Avenue Halloween Hop

2021 Update: After as it did last year, Montana Avenue will present a a Covid-safe version of its annual Halloween ...
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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

2021 Update: After closing due to Covid-19 in 2020, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch returns for Halloween 2021. Dates: October 7-31 ...
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Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration

2021 Updates: This year's Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration has several events scheduled: Saturday, October 23, 11am-1pm: Annual Pumpkin Decorating  Tuesday, ...
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Riviera Village Halloween Stroll

Riviera Village 1799 So. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90277 2020 Update: The event is not on the schedule ...
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Scarium of the Pacific

2021 Dates & Hours: October 30031, 9am-5pm Admission: Scarium of the Pacific's Halloween activities are included with general admission tickets ...
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Sierra Madre Halloween Happenings

Kersting Court 51 N Baldwin Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 626-355-5278 2021 Update: No announcements on the official website, which ...
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Toluca Lake Trick or Treating & Pumpkin Patch

Toluca Lake offers numerous decorated yards and a pumpkin patch with a petting zoo. Toluca Lake Neighborhood Trick or Treating ...
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Venice Beach Trick-or-Treating

Dell and Venice Boulevard in Venice Beach Interested in a haunting seaside experience? Then head over to Venice Beach on ...
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Westchester Park Halloween Kid Zone

2021 Update: Westchester Park is no longer closed due to Covid-19. The old walk-through haunt has apparently been retired to ...
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More Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun

Some Halloween attractions listed in other sections of the website may be appropriate for families with young children. The ones below better fit into other categories, but don’t let that scare you from bringing the little ghosts and goblins along.

Unfortunately, the Halloween events we normally list here are closed for 2020 due to Covid-19.