It’s finally that time of year, October is here and that means fall and Halloween activities in Orange County. This could be the best time of year and each event is a prime example of that. Some events may be too spooky for children but for the most part, many of the events are family friendly. In true Orange County fashion, many people from the community will be out enjoying the start of the holiday season. Make sure you don’t forget the most important thing, have fun and happy Halloween!
Get out and celebrate the start of the fall season at the best fall and Halloween activities in Orange County this year.
Pumpkin Patches in Orange County
Many people will want to head out to the pumpkin patches this month to find the perfect pumpkin for their Halloween. Luckily, there are plenty of pumpkin patches that not only have a wide selection of pumpkins but also fun activities for families like rides, food, games, and mazes.
- Pumpkin City | Laguna Hills Mall, Anaheim Town Square, and Rancho Santa Margarita Town Center.
- Tanaka Farms | University Dr., Irvine, Ca
- The Pumpkin Factory | Live Oak Canyon Adventure Farm, Corona, Main Place Mall, Santa Ana, and Westminster Mall.
- Enchanted Country | Brea, and San Dimas.
- Johnson Brother’s | Irvine
Seafest at the Pier | Oct. 7, 2018
Welcome to the 31st annual San Clemente Seafest! This event has been going strong for 31 years because it is filled with amazing things to do in Orange County. As far as fall and Halloween activities in Orange County go, this one is more about fall than Halloween. During the event, you can enjoy a chowder cook-off, art & craft show, surf contest, entertainment, Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration and much more.
Boot Hill | Oct. 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
Everyone knows just how safe Irvine is, but when you live at or near 16 Goldenrod, Halloween season isn’t so safe. This home is transformed into Boot Hill by the spirits, a haunted church, and cemetery. You’re invited to come and visit the spirits of Boot Hill but be warned, the ghost of Jedediah Smith is seeking revenge.
Fountain Valley Fall Festival | Oct. 20
Some fall and Halloween activities in Orange County are brand new events and the Fountain Valley Fall Festival is one of them. This is the first of many fall festival and more will surely be coming year after year. Take part in fun activities like a chili cook-off, arts and crafts, games, live entertainment, pie baking contests, and so much more. This event is free to attend and is surely going to be one to remember.
Old World’s Oktoberfest Huntington Beach | Weekends in October
The 41st Annual Oktoberfest Huntington Beach is here! During this month-long celebration, there are different themed nights like wear lederhosen or dirndl and get in for free every Friday night, Stein Night, and finally, the Doggie Dress-Up Contest. Old World is breaking out all of the stops and you will not want to miss it.