In Case You Missed It: Top Halloween Events around San Diego

Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

Halloween in San Diego is just days away, but if you’re still wondering what do to, we’ve got your round up of San Diego’s best Halloween happenings. From spooky to silly to sexy, you’re sure to find a Halloween event that suits your style in San Diego.

San Diego Pumpkin Patches

Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

Acres of pumpkins await at Bates Nut Farm

Still haven’t found the perfect pumpkin for your jack o’lantern? Pick up a pumpkin at one of these patches.

Family-Friendly Halloween

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular

Even the animals get in on the Spooktacular Halloween fun at SeaWorld

San Diego’s biggest attractions go all out for Halloween events the whole family will love.

Haunted Houses

The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park. Photo by Mike Rollerson

What ever you do, don’t walk into any of the houses along The Haunted Trail of Balboa Park! Photo by Mike Rollerson

Are you brave enough to brave these spooky sites?

Adults-Only Halloween Parties

monster bash san diego halloween 2013

Dancers get the party going at last year’s San Diego Monster Bash

Too old for trick-or-treating? Get wild and crazy at these Halloween bashes.

Of course, the Halloween events don’t stop with this list. Find even more Halloween activities. 


5 Things You May Not Know About San Diego

Whaley House

1. Located in Old Town San Diego, the famous Whaley House, constructed in 1856 on a former gallows site, is one of only two officially-designated haunted houses in California. The Whaley House is often referred to as “the most haunted house in America,” inhabited by no less than seven spirits. The Whaley House is also the first two-story brick building in Southern California and the oldest two-story brick building on the West Coast.

Balboa Park

2. Balboa Park is the second oldest city park in America. This magnificent cultural complex is second only to the Smithsonian in size and is often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West”; it has the highest concentration of museums west of the Mississippi and the largesturban cultural park in North America.

US Navy Flying over San Diego Bay

3. San Diego is home to the largest military complex in the United States; eleven major Navy and Marine Corpsinstallations are home to approximately 150,000 active duty military personnel.

Chicano Park

4. Chicano Park, located beneath the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in the downtown neighborhood of Barrio Logan, is home to the largestcollection of outdoor murals in the country.

5. The 4,600-acre Mission Bay, with its 27 miles of beaches and abundance of grassy recreation areas, is the largest aquatic park in the world.