One thing is for sure, Halloween is going to happen, albeit not exactly how it has looked before. Wondering what’s open for kids in OC this year for Halloween? What events are cancelled and which are still on? Are there kid-friendly drive-thru experiences or pumpkin patches for Halloween in Orange County? Trick-or-Treating events near me? We’ve got the answers! Instead of harping on all the things we can’t do, the things that won’t be the same, the things we should be able to do…let’s focus on all the fun stuff to do for kids in Orange County this Halloween during Coronavirus! 2020 Halloween in OC will still be loads of fun!
The Best OC Halloween Events for Families Near Me This Year
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Things to Do With Kids Near Me for Halloween This Year
Pretend City Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza
It’s all treats and no tricks at Pretend City’s outdoor Trick-or-Treat extravaganza. This party is bound to be a scream! Purpose Behind the Play: Socialization, language practice, and healthy habit practice.
Advanced tickets required. Event included with admission. Please check on timing, some times are reserved for members only.
Urban Legends Haunt Drive-Thru Event at the OC Fair Grounds
Drive-thru Halloween haunt. Guests will enjoy in the safety of their own vehicle a drive-thru where scare seekers will experience immersive storytelling and terrifying sets.
Teens and adults, not recommended for children. Please refer to website linked above to determine if appropriate for your family members.
Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade
This year the Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade will be happening online for the entire month of October will host a “Drive-Thru” Parade on Oct 24th! Check back October 1st for updates on the Halloween 2020 Drive-Thru information.
See Also: Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles Open in 2020
Tanaka Farms Drive-Thru Pumpkin Farm Experience
Take a socially distanced drive around the beautiful and decorated 30-acre Tanaka Farms, including a pumpkin, samples, a barnyard exhibit with farm animals, lots of fun Halloween decorations, photo opps, sunflowers and more! You don’t leave your vehicle, except for one optional stop where you will pull off the path so you can pick your own pumpkin in the fields. Weekends only September 19th through October 31st.
Ages 3 and over $20 per person, includes a pumpkin. 2 and under free (no pumpkin). Must make reservations.
BOO at the ZOO – Santa Ana Zoo
Get your hoo-ha-has and boo’s on at the Santa Ana Zoo this year for a socially distanced outdoor Boo at the Zoo event, complete with 10 Trick-or-Treat stations, Teen Screams Haunted House, Animal Presentations and Free Parking!
Members are $12.95, non-members are $24.95, and children under 3 are FREE! Advance tickets highly recommended.
Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
It’s kinda Halloween all year round’ at this thrilling live Pirate dinner show! Specific Halloween themed event hasn’t been announced, but the dinner adventure is making modifications to comply with Covid-19 restrictions and scheduled to reopen in October!
Knott’s Berry Farm Taste of Fall-O-Ween & Trick Or Treating Trail
We’re missing Knott’s Scary (and Not So Scary) Farm this year, but Knott’s is still hosting the Taste of Fall-O-Ween Event, featuring all the yummy fall season treats and Knott’s fantastic Halloween decoration! Pumpkins, costumes, treats and a special Camp Snoopy Trick-or-Treat Trail for kids!
$35* for adults for 5 tastes, $20* for ages 3-11 for 3 tastes plus 1 trip through the Camp Snoopy Trick or Treat Trail!
See Also: Halloween Drive-In Movies
Free Mini Pumpkin Patch Photo Opp (Private Residence)
Looking for a free mini pumpkin path to snag a few Fall pics and don’t want to spend the time and money on the big events? This creative Mommy put this Fall set-up in her front yard and invites local Moms to snap some FREE pics of your babes with it. I keep saying one of the positive trends I’ve seen growing since CV changed life is the desire to spread kindness and cheer, and this is a wonderful example of that! Thanks to Sommer from SomeFun4U for setting this up and sharing it. You’ll find it at 711 E Buckeyewood Ave in Orange.
FREE! Reminder: this is a private residence, please be mindful of neighbors and noise levels.
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