15 Fun San Diego Halloween Events for Kids

There are always quite a few things to do in San Diego with kids for Halloween. Themed events and places to go are abundant around Halloween in San Diego.

San Diego Zoo Halloween festivities include HalGLOWeen, named for the glow-in-the-dark decor and entertainment that guests will enjoy on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, starting at 5 p.m.

San Diego Zoo HalGLOWeen

San Diego has multiple pumpkin patches open for you to explore with your kids. They all vary in size, cost, and detail. Some are like mini carnivals, and some have giant hay mazes.

Visit a Pumpkin Station

Not only can you pick out your pumpkin at this fun North County spot, but guests can explore a corn maze, take tractor rides, pet the rabbits, and visit the venue’s beloved sheep and goats

Visit Carlsbad Strawberry Company Pumpkin Patch

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They will feature Halloween dance parties, trick-or-treating, fun Halloween decorations, and more.


Belmont Park, ensures its array of dining outlets get into the fall spirit with Caramel Apple Spiced Funnel Cake at Belmonty’s Burgers and seasonal beer at Draft.

Belmont Park Fall Fest

Kids can take a spin around the spooky maze and have fun in the bounce house. Parking and admission are free. The event runs from October 1–31.

Mr. Jack-O-Lantern’s Pumpkin Patch

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