Halloween Events in and Around Oceanside
Halloween is right around the corner and Oceanside is boasting a plethora of activities for witches and ghouls of every age to take part in and enjoy! Whether it be Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND, Art After Dark at the Oceanside Museum of Art, the Dia de los Muertos Festival at Mission San Luis Rey, or the numerous Halloween events and carnivals being thrown throughout the city, there is no shortage of places you can go for a scary good time this All Hallows Eve!
To see the rest of the events and activities going on in and around our beach city visit the Oceanside Event Calendar.
MONTH LONG ACTIVITIES
Old Town Trolley Haunted Tours
What: Join the Old Town Trolley Tours for a spirited & entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past & DARKER SIDE! Travel back in time and learn about the spirits of notorious wild characters like gunslingers, gamblers and ladies of the night who lived and died in San Diego. It is possible that their spirits live on in the dark recesses of the historic buildings and neighborhoods!
When: For all available 2018 dates visit Ghosts and Gravestones Tour Schedule and click the “Check Calendar” button under the ticket selections.
Where: Old Town Market, 4010 Twiggs St, Old Town San Diego, CA 92110
The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Scaregrounds
What: The Scream Zone is San Diego County’s largest haunted experience! Hosted at the Del Mar Fairgrounds it is considered among the goriest, scariest and “screaming-est” fright fests to be found in the dark corners of Southern California. Three terrifying haunted attractions are available at The Scream Zone, including local favorite House of Horror so pick your poison wisely!
When: October 4-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-31, 2018. Fridays & Saturdays from 7pm-12am, all other nights 7pm-11pm.
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, California 92014
More Info: The Scream Zone
What: Camp Pendleton Paintball Park is once again hosting their annual zombie themed paintball games throughout October. There are three zombie shooting attractions to choose from; a zombie infested trail, a zombie hunting ride that navigates through zombie infected fields, and standard paintball play with a zombie theme. Tickets are $29 each or 2 for $39, which includes all equipment and a starter pack of paintballs.
When: October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 29, 2018 from 7pm-12am
Where: Camp Pendleton Paintball Park, The Paintball Park, 1700 Vandegrift Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92055
More Info: The Paintball Park
What: Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND California Resort are filled with Halloween excitement! Every Saturday in October the park transforms into a monster mash bash for the ultimate family fun Halloween party, featuring Ghost Cruise adventure, a new pop-badge challenge, a fall festival complete with a LEGO pumpkin patch building activity, Bluegrass Band Jamboree and a special LEGO Friends meet and greet where kids can decorate their own craft and more!
When: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 from 5pm-9pm
Where: LEGOLAND California Resort, 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
More Info: Special event tickets are required for entry to Brick-or-Treat Party Nights. CLICK HERE for more information and to buy your tickets.
What: One of the great popular successes of recent Broadway history, this ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients: gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter. Dealing with the devious machinations of a writer of thrillers whose recent offerings have been flops, and who is prepared to go to any lengths to improve his fortunes, Deathtrap provides twists and turns and sudden shocks in such abundance that audiences will be held spellbound until the very last moment.
- October 12, 13, 19, 20, 2018 at 7:30pm
- October 14 and 21, 2018 at 2pm
Where: Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
What: Thursday is market day in downtown Oceanside! As the sun begins to set on October 25th the family-friendly Sunset Market will become a spooky good time! Kids will be able to trick or treat through the vendor booths as well as participate in a costume parade at the main stage. Contests will also be held at the main stage to find the most evil laugh and the most blood curdling scream! In addition, Halloween music will be playing all night long!
When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5-9pm
Where: Corner of Pier View Way and Coast Highway, Downtown Oceanside, 92054
More Info: MainStreet Oceanside Haunted Market
What: Kids are invited to the Oceanside Library dressed in their favorite Halloween costume to enjoy non-scary Halloween stories, silly songs and a costume parade.
When: October 26, 29, 30, 2018 at 10:30am
Where: Civic Center Library, 330 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Call (760) 435-5600
What: Join Golden Coast Mead for a thrilling night packed with ghouls, goblins, mystery and wonder! Enjoy free freshly made tacos and treats, along with games, face painting and other mischief. There will also be new meads brewing in the cauldron to be released for this special night. This event is kid friendly.
When: October 26, 2018, 5pm-10pm
Where: Golden Coast mead, 4093 Oceanside Blvd, Ste G, Oceanside, CA 92056
More Info: Halloween Party at Golden Coast Mead
What: In celebration of Dia de los Muertos and Halloween, the Oceanside Museum of Art presents Art After Dark. Artwork by Ragnar serves as inspiration for the classic Halloween carnival theme that will include a variety of rousing entertainment including a DJ, belly dancers, burlesque performances, a flash mob and speed painter! This popular event is 21+ only, and sells out quickly so be sure to buy your tickets soon.
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 6-10pm
Where: Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: To learn more and buy your tickets visit Art After Dark 2018
What: 2018 marks the 18th anniversary of the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, festival in Oceanside. This traditional Mexican holiday dating back thousands of years celebrates and honors the memories of the deceased with colorful displays, face painting and more. This year the free public festival will be more vibrant and exciting than ever before with beautiful altars on display, as well as local traditional dancers and entertainment, a classic car show, arts & crafts, a shopping mercado filled with traditional food vendors and more. All attendees are encouraged to participate in the free interactive chalk cemetery where they can dedicate images, flowers and candles to their lost loved ones.
When: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 10am-4pm
Where: Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057, USA
More Info: Mission San Luis Rey Dia Festival
What: Experience the thrill of traversing through the South O Haunted House! Tickets are $2 for ages 7+, $1 for ages 4-6, and kids 3 and under are free. There will also be hot dogs, chips and drinks available for purchase.
When: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 4pm-8pm
Where: Excellence Leighton Real Estate, 1920 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, California 92054
More Info: RSVP at South O Haunted House
What: Come enjoy a special comedy show at Oceanside Brewing Company! This month’s event will include bone chilling beer, killer comedy and laughs ‘till you die! Acts include headliner Dave Callans, LA Talent Jessica Rosas, and back by popular demand Justin Fox.
When: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 7pm-8:30pm
Where: Oceanside Brewing Company, 312-314 Via Del Norte Oceanside, CA 92058
More Info: Laughs in Oceanside
Safe Night Out
What: Join the Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside for a spooktacular FREE Halloween carnival! Come for a fun, safe place to trick-or-treat and have fun with Halloween games, a haunted house, and much more!
When: Tuesday, October 31, 2018 from 5pm-7pm
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside, 401 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, CA 92054
COSTUME CONTESTS & LIVE MUSIC
What: Get your costumes ready and come party at Tap That! Receive $1 off beers when you come in costume, and you could win a Tap That gift card by entering into the costume contest! DJ Strikeout will be in the house providing music all night long, and food vendors will also be on scene!
When: Friday, October 26th, 2018 from 7pm-11pm
Where: Tap That, 3207 Roymar Rd, Ste E, Oceanside, California 92058
More Info: Halloween Party at Tap That
What: Come to Belching Beaver Brewery for an all-ages Haunted Carnival complete with clowns, a fortune teller, games, prizes, a costume contests, food, music and special release beers for those 21+! Tickets will include a commemorative glass, four 8oz beers and a plate of BBQ or pizza.
When: Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 4pm-10pm
Where: Belching Beaver Brewery, 1334 Rocky Point Dr, Oceanside CA 92056
More Info: Haunted Carnival Belching Beaver
What: Come to Legacy Brewing Company for a Halloween celebration featuring 6 bands, 2 dj’s, a 21+ costume contest, food truck and more! Tickets are $5 for all ages.
When: Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 5pm-12am
Where: Legacy Brewing Company, 363 Airport Road, Oceanside, CA 92058
More Info: Monsters & Music Legacy Brewing
What: Come to Mission Avenue Bar and Grill for a Halloween Bash which will include music from a local DJ as well as cash and prizes for the costume contest!
When: Tuesday, October 31st, 2018 from 8pm-1am
Where: Mission Avenue Bar & Grill, 711 Mission Ave Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Halloween Bash