Local – Southern California

Family Friendly Events in Southern California – San Diego, Orange County, & Los Angeles

Upcoming Events:

Ninjago Days // LEGOLAND California // September 23-24 // Legoland.com

Join your favorite ninjas – Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya – during LEGO® NINJAGO® Days at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Meet the stars of the movie in LEGO® NINJAGO® World, work together to build a LEGO mosaic, find the ninjas in Miniland U.S.A. and complete your entry form for a chance to win a LEGO® NINJAGO® prize pack, and master new skills and upgrade your weapons in your training to find your inner ninja in this brand new video game.

Knott’s Spooky Farm // Knott’s Berry Farm // September 30-October 29 // www.Knotts.com 

Celebrate the spooktacular Halloween season at Knott’s Spooky Farm, a family-friendly Halloween celebration geared towards families with kids ages 3-11. The daytime festival will return this year on weekends starting September 30 through October 29, and on Halloween Day. Admission to Knott’s Spooky Farm is included with park admission or a Season Pass.

Brick-or-Treat // LEGOLAND California // Saturday nights – Sept. 30Oct. 7, 14, 21, & 28 // BrickOrTreat.com

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is returning with exciting entertainment, sweeter treats and even more not-so-spooky thrills this year every Saturday night from Sept. 30 to Oct 28. LEGOLAND® California 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 in Heartlake City, where kids can decorate their own craft and more!

Scarium of the Pacific // Aquarium of the Pacific // October 14 & 15 // AquariumOfThePacific.org

Spooktacular Halloween Fun for the Whole Family: Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s seventeenth annual Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular, educational Halloween event for the whole family. Enjoy special Halloween programs, including the annual children’s costume contest, the creepy coloring contest, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, and kooky crafts, and meet eerie animals in the Great Hall.

HalGLOWeen Fun Lights Up the Zoo // San Diego Zoo // October 27-29 // zoo.sandiegozoo.org

Take a look at the bright side of fall fun at HalGLOWeen at the San Diego Zoo! The colorfully creepy celebration takes place October 27 through 29, and the Zoo will be all lit up with activities—from “Boolahoop” fun and a black light bubble extravaganza to special entertainment, dancing, themed music, tricky treats, and much more. Don’t get left in the dark!


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