Tiny tots flock to Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine for their special Halloween events from costume parties to Frankenstein Friday where they’ll celebrate the big green giant with monstrously-fun activities. You can also meet the OC Ghostbusters when they visit for an extra-special photo op!
Mark your calendar and head to Peak Park in Buena Park for the Annual Fall Silverado Days. This festival, now in its 63rd year, has games, crafts, contests, rides and enough family fun to pack the whole weekend. Try your luck at the pie-eating contest and show your strength during the World Amateur Arm Wrestling Championship. New for 2019 is the American Corn Hole Tournament that’s sure to get the family in on the action.
Buena Park’s Historic District gets in on the spooky fun with the Old Tyme Fall Festival. You’ll get a day full of on-stage entertainment, food trucks, activities for kids and storytelling. You might even get to hear about local ghosts during haunted tours of the Whitaker-Jaynes Estate.
More than your average pumpkin patch, Tanaka Farms in Irvine offers a full day of Halloween fun for families. Take a ride on the wagon, visit the petting zoo and try your hand at some games before you pick that perfect pumpkin to take home with you.