Happy Halloween! Looking for some spooky family fun this month? There are a lot of great opportunities to celebrate Halloween right here in Orange County. If you need a break between plates and plates of our delicious tacos, check out some of these events!
Irvine Regional Park
Until the end of October, Irvine Regional Park will feature a pumpkin patch, kid-friendly haunted house, hay maze, hay rides, John Deere racers, the Irvine Park Railroad train, and other Halloween festivities! Stop by for an afternoon of family-friendly fun!
OC Zoo will have a Halloween Animal Art toddler program from 10-11:15 am on October 5, 11, 13, 19 and 21, complete with crafts and encounters with the animals. Additionally, the zoo will be hosting a Halloween Zoo-tacular on October 29th from 10am-4pm. This fun event will include a scavenger hunt, games, crafts, and trick-or-treating. The first 100 children dressed in costume will receive a free gift!
The pumpkin patch at Tanaka Farms is open annually from the end of September through Halloween time. This local family-owned farm is the perfect place to pick your own pumpkin. Check out the wagon ride around the farm, pick your own seasonal produce, meet the animals at the petting zoo, and walk through the corn maze. Come on the weekends for extra festival fun like food, games, and the pumpkin canon.
Costume Week at Pretend City Children’s Museum takes place October 24th-30th this year. On October 30th, Pretend City will be celebrating a “Healthy Halloween.” The Serving Kids Hope organization will be onsite to share fun tips and tricks to help kids eat healthy, even during the holidays! Kids can even come trick or treat in the museum on October 31st.
Orange County Great Park Spooktacular Fundays
The OC Great Park is full of free Halloween fun October 15,16, 22, & 23 during the Great Park Spooktacular Fundays. Fundays feature games, crafts, treats, shows, bounce houses, and a pumpkin patch. Though admission is free, guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate to local food banks. Advance registration is required for this popular event.
We hope your Halloween season is filled with more treats than tricks! Don’t forget to call us if (let’s be honest, WHEN) you need some tacos!