Halloween is a special time for little ones and it’s getting a little spooky this October in and around the South Bay. There are so many fun local activities through out the month that are perfect for kiddos of all ages. Here’s what we know now, but be sure to check back as we will continue to update this list!
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The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in the South Bay!
Starting October 1, 2023
If you ever feel the ground trembling or catch the distant rumbling near South Coast Botanic Garden, fear not – it’s simply the arrival of the trolls. Join us on October 1st for the West Coast premiere of Thomas Dambo TROLLS: Save the Humans, featuring the remarkable artist’s enchanting troll sculptures constructed from repurposed materials, inspired by folklore.
These larger-than-life trolls, a total of six, have convened within our 87-acre garden with the noble intention of assisting humankind. You see, during the grand gathering known as “Trolliefolkyfest,” hundreds of trolls congregated to discuss their favorite subject – us humans. They acknowledge our good intentions but can’t help but notice our troublesome choices, such as deforestation, river depletion, and the peril we put ourselves and our troll counterparts in.
Many trolls have lost hope in our redemption, but these six believe they possess the power to assist us. And now, they are en route to our sanctuary…
Address: 525 S. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA
From October 6th to 31st, Immerse yourself in a ghoulishly delightful atmosphere with tons of family-friendly spooky decorations.
Indulge in delightful Food & Drink Specials, and don’t miss out on their special Halloween Menu. Plus, kids aged 12 and under receive a complimentary Halloween Gift Bag while supplies last.
South Bay Pumpkin Patches
Address: 411 S Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Debbie and Jeff’s Pumpkin Patch has been serving the South Bay for over 35 years, located on the west side of PCH, close to the corner of Pearl and PCH. The patch offers a variety of pumpkins for your fall decorating needs. In addition to pumpkins, Debbie and Jeff’s Pumpkin Patch also typically has a petting zoo and a small collection of bounce houses for the kids.
Address: 1601 Kingsdale Ave Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Discover the enchanting pumpkin patch that welcomes visitors until Halloween. Immerse yourself in a delightful experience at the pumpkin farm, featuring an array of pumpkin varieties and activities like pumpkin painting. Enjoy exciting rides on a trackless train, indulge in the thrill of mobile video game trailers, and find joy in jumps and slides. Don’t miss the opportunity to capture adorable autumnal photos with your little ones amidst the pumpkin patch’s picturesque setting.
Address: 3825 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505
Mr. Jones Farms in Torrance is a cherished family-owned business. For three generations, they have delighted customers in the South Bay with their exquisite selection of pumpkins and Christmas trees, all lovingly grown on their picturesque farm in Oregon.
Experience the joy of the season with a visit to their farm, where you can enjoy a delightful photo booth, embark on a traditional hayride, and choose from a wide range of pumpkins to find your perfect match.
Address: 3530 W. Carson St. Torrance, CA 90503
Located conveniently near the Del Amo Fashion Center. Come and spend an entire day! Experience the thrill of numerous enormous slides! Enjoy a range of attractions, including pumpkins, a petting zoo, bounce houses, and more!
Open Weekdays – 1p-10p and Sat/Sun 10a-10p
Address: 6701 CA-1, Long Beach, CA 90803
Come join a parade of people gathering for activities, games, rides, pumpkins and all around fun in this country fair atmosphere. They offer a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. They also have fresh cooked food which includes a snack bar for all your sweet treats, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides. Tons of places to take pictures and just enjoy the pumpkin wonder land.
Opening Sept. 29th! Reservations Required
Contact (562) 596-7741
Hours: Monday – Friday 1PM – 9PM & Saturday – Sunday 9AM – 9PM
903 S Western Ave San Pedro, CA 90732
Delca Farms in San Pedro is the perfect destination for family fun! We’re excited to announce that we’ll be back with a fantastic pumpkin experience in October 2023. Join them for an incredible time filled with pumpkins, a bounce house, farm animals, games, prizes, tractor races, and even a photo booth. Don’t miss out on the joy and excitement!
Torrance, CA 17520 Prairie Ave, Torrance, CA 90504
Established in 2010, Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is a cherished family-owned business with multiple locations in Los Angeles, San Diego, and West Palm Beach (Santa Monica, Torrance, La Jolla, West Palm Beach).
Their mission is to surpass your expectations of what a pumpkin patch should offer by providing unmatched products and services. Whether you’re upholding family traditions, planning a birthday party, hosting a private event, or organizing a field trip, look no further than Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch! We offer a delightful array of games, activities, and more for all ages.
Visit us today for an unforgettable autumn experience! Explore our vast selection of pumpkins, gourds, squash, corn stalks, hay, and more. Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is your ultimate destination for fall fun with family and friends.
They offer FREE admission and parking at all locations!
They also offer Full Pumpkin & Autumn Porch Displays. They Deliver & Install!
Local South Bay Halloween Events
OCTOBER 14 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
27501 South Western Avenue Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
OCTOBER 14 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
City of Gardena – City Hall
OCTOBER 14 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
OCTOBER 14 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Edith Rodaway Friendship Park
OCTOBER 14 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Manhattan Village, North Sepulveda Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
OCTOBER 14 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Code Ninjas Palos Verdes
OCTOBER 14 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Old Torrance
OCTOBER 15 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Peninsula Shopping Center
OCTOBER 20-22 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mas Fukai Park
OCTOBER 21 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall
OCTOBER 21 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OCTOBER 21 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Riviera Kids Club/RKC Dance Academy
OCTOBER 27 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
City of Gardena – City Hall
OCTOBER 28 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Charles H. Wilson Park
OCTOBER 28 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
TOO CUTE TO SPOOK- HALLOWEEN EVENT
City of Gardena – City HallOCTOBER 28 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
REDONDO BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT
Redondo Union High School
OCTOBER 29 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SKECHERS PIER TO PIER FRIENDSHIP WALK
Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, United States
OCTOBER 29 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OINGO BOINGO FORMER MEMBERS HALLOWEEN CONCERT
Seaside Lagoon Redondo Beach
OCTOBER 31 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
HAUNTED HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Torrance-South Bay YMCA
OCTOBER 31 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RIVIERA VILLAGE HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT 2023
1799 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-5503, United States
OCTOBER 31 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
HALLOWEEN SCARE ZONE AND COSTUME CONTEST
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