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.
CELEBRATE ALL MONTH LONG
Brick-or-Treat Party Nights at LEGOLAND
Old Town Trolley Haunted Tours
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 2019 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
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 3-6, 10-13, 16-20, 23-27, 2019. 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: Nothing compares to what The GRID Virtual Reality Arena has in store for a Haunted Halloween House! Experience unreal Halloween horror in their cutting edge virtual world of limitless terror. Now, they don’t want calls the next day after a night of nightmares and no sleep. So, there are choices for all stomachs. Relax in the black light glow party lounge and laser swamp as scares fill the room from those before you.
When: October 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31, 2019 from 6pm-10pm
Where: The GRID VR Arcade, 206 Artist Alley Suite A, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Get your tickets HERE!
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 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 2019 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 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019 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: 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 25, 28, 29, 2019 at 10:30am
Where: Civic Center Library, 330 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: Call (760) 435-5600
What: Bring the entire family out for this free Halloween event! Come enjoy family friendly fun sure to please with the insane maze, carnival games, trick or treat bag decorating and more!
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11am-2pm
Where: Mission Marketplace, 471 College Blvd Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: To learn more visit Mission Marketplace
What: Get ready for a funky steampunky Halloween party inspired by Brian Kesinger’s characters Otto and Victoria and his Dream It Yourself exhibition. Bring your friends, family, or pet octopus along to enjoy a variety of rousing cirque entertainment from J7 Productions, spooky good dance jams from DJ Mandy Mixes, and a few more surprises still in the works at OMA’s legendary annual event. Victorian characters with a retro-futuristic twist, and a few more surprises still in the works for OMA’s legendary annual event. This popular event is 21+ only, and sells out quickly so be sure to buy your tickets soon.
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 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 2019
What: 2019 marks the 19th 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. Admission is $2 for this event.
When: Sunday, October 27, 2019, 10am-4pm
Where: Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057, USA
More Info: Mission San Luis Rey Dia Festival
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: Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 5pm-7pm
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside, 401 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, CA 92054
What: Thursday is market day in downtown Oceanside! As the sun begins to set, 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 31, 2019, 5-9pm
Where: Corner of Pier View Way and Coast Highway, Downtown Oceanside, 92054
More Info: MainStreet Oceanside Haunted Market
COSTUME CONTESTS & LIVE MUSIC
What: Come to Legacy Brewing Company for a party the Friday before Halloween! Live music by Aviator Stash, Ready Set Survive, Hardly Human, Digital Lizards of Doom, and an acoustic set by Nick Lanari of Mainsail. This event also includes a costume contest, specialty Halloween cocktails, horror movies all night and Halloween cover songs. They promise you will have a ghoulishly good time!
When: Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 7pm
Where: Legacy Brewing Company, 363 Airport Road, Oceanside, CA 92058
More Info: Halloween at Legacy Brewing Co.
What: Come to Belching Beaver Brewery for their seven year anniversary and Halloween party! This event is complete with costume contests, food, music and special release beers for those 21+! Tickets will include a commemorative glass, two beers, an anniversary shirt and sticker!
When: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 4pm-8pm
Where: Belching Beaver Brewery, 1334 Rocky Point Dr, Oceanside CA 92056
More Info: Halloween Party at Belching Beaver
What: Join Black Plague Brewing for their Annual Halloween Costume party – a ghoulish night filled with heart-pumping beats from DJ Adikt1, bringing the 80s, 90s, hip hop, funk, r&b, and top 40 hits all night. Must be 21+ to attend.
When: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 6pm-11pm
Where: 2550 Jason Court Oceanside, CA 92056
More Info: Halloween Party at Black Plague Brewing
What: Join Bagby Beer Co. on their South Patio Sunday afternoon for some Halloween fun! The wildly entertaining DOG COSTUME CONTEST is returning this year! Dress up your pup, and strut your stuff in front of the judges for your chance to win prizes! There will also be crafts, games and prizes along with treats for all.
When: Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 4pm
Where: Bagby Beer Co., 601 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
More Info: 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween at Bagby’s