Inland Empire Events | Halloween 2014




Hi Friends and Neighbors!

It’s getting spooky in the Inland Empire.  There are plenty of ways to celebrate, from the silly to the bone chilling!  All over the Inland Empire there are zombies, haunted houses, carnivals, costume contests and many more Halloween events!

Check out the Inland Empire Halloween Guide and find a spooky event near you.

Happy Halloween!





10/3-11/2, weekends, Haunted Mazes  – “Castle Dark” at Castle Park, included with park admission. Four haunted mazes open at 7 p.m. Not recommended for children under 13, no masks permitted.

10/4-31, Carnival – Milestone Massacre event Thursdays through Mondays at Milestone MX Park. Hayrides, haunted mazes, kid zone, trick or treating and more.  General admission $25 for maze, $10 hayride or $30 package. 10 and under $15 maze, $7 hayride and $20 package.

10/5-31, Haunted House  – Human Roast House open Thursday-Sundays located at located on the corner of University Ave and Main St in downtown Riverside. Friday and Saturday 7-11 p.m., Thursday and Sunday 7-10 p.m.  General admission $10, VIP $15, ultimate package $25 includes front of line access and t-shirt.  Proceeds benefit Riverside Arts Council.

10/11-11/2, weekends, Trick or Treating – “Happy Hauntings” safe trick or treat experience included with admission to Castle Park . Costume and pumpkin carving contests.  No masks allowed.

10/18, Zombie Walk  – Zombie Crawl through Mai St. Civic Plaza from 2-6 p.m. Children’s crafts, music, zombie survivalist training. 4:30 p.m. zombie crawl parade, contest afterwards.

10/24-25, Ghost Walk – Ghost Walk Riverside family event and ghost story tours departing from Main Street Mall. Tours vary from family-friendly to PG-13. Live entertainment and treats. Tickets are $15, purchase online, sales end day before event.

10/24 and 10/31, Carnival – Halloween carnivals at Bobby Bands Park Oct. 24th and Bryant Park Oct. 31st from 5-8 p.m. trick or treat stations, bounce houses, carnival games and Halloween fun. Free admission, some booths charge fee.


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10/12, Dog Costume Contest – Halloween costume contest , giveaways, art, entertainment and more to support Sister Sister Rescue at Wild Donkey Brewing Co. from 12-7 p.m.

10/24, Mansion Masquerade – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside celebrates Halloween at the Burrage Mansion. Enjoy dinner & drinks, dancing with a live DJ, raffle, silent auction and more. Admission $50 (+ $3.49 service fee).

10/25, Kids Party  – Frugal Frigate and 6th Street School of Music present “Harpy Halloween” at the Frugal Frigate from 3-4 p.m. Stories, songs and fun, recommended for kids 8 and under.

10/25, Party – Hollywood-themed Halloween party at Lounge 22 from, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $45 a person, come dressed as favorite celebrity. Free champagne until 10 p.m., appetizers until 11 p.m., 21 and over.

10/25-26 and 10/31-11/1, Haunted Maze  –  Haunted Maze at Mill Creek Cattle Company from 8 p.m.-midnight. $8 admission. Halloween party Oct. 31st. prizes for most creative and scariest costumes, judging starts at 10 p.m., The Burners performing.

10/30, Dinner Dance – Halloween Dinner Dance at the Redlands Community Senior Center from 3-6 p.m. $5 with patron card, $10 without. Costumes encouraged.

10/31, Party – Halloween party at the Tartan of Redlands from 7-11 p.m. Complimentary treats, costume contest.

10/31, Trick of Treating – Safe trick or treating event from 3-4 p.m. in downtown Redlands along State Street. Businesses handing out candy and storytelling in Ed Hales Park.

10/31, Costume Party – Halloween Party at Brewcakes from 5-10 p.m. Costume contest, food and drink specials.

10/31, Dog Costume Contest – Dog costume contest at 6 p.m. at Furry Face. Free participation, prizes given.



10/31-11/1, Rave –  Escape at the National Orange Show Event Center. Several stages, haunted maze, costumed performers and more. One-day tickets from $99, VIP begins at $159, two-day ticket and VIP available. 18 and over for general admission, VIP is 21 and over.

10/25, Foam Run – Halloween- themed Foam Run at the National Orange Show Event Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., first wave at 7:30 p.m. Regular tickets $44, late registration beginning Oct. 6th is $54. Team tickets available. Costumes encouraged, keep family-friendly.

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10/18, Cookie & Cupcake Decorating Class – Bring the kids to a fun Halloween cookie and cupcake decorating class. All materials supplied. $20 per child/parent pair. $7 each additional child.

10/25, Craft Fair – Village Ventures Arts and Crafts Fair through Claremont Village from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Pumpkin carving contest judged at 2 p.m., entertainment,  Costume parade begins at 9:30 a.m.

10/31, Trick or Treating – Halloween Spooktacular in the Village from 3-7 p.m. Free games, entertainment and safe trick or treating for kids. Dog and kids costume contests.

10/31, Carnival  – Scary-A-Faire Celebration from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Upland.  Bring carved pumpkins for contest. Costume contest judged from 5-7 p.m.  Safe trick-or-treat with businesses, food vendors present.



10/10-31, weekends, Haunted House – Five haunted houses and magic show at Crossroads Haunted Village at Crossroads Riverview Park from 7 p.m. to midnight. $13 for one trip through a maze, $33 for once through all five, $5 admission to magic show. $5 cash-only parking fee.

10/17, Theater – Dramatic readings of Edgar Allen Poe at the Victoria Gardens Cuntural Center. Tickets are $27, must be seated by 7:20 for the 7:30 p..m. performance. No one under 12 admitted.

10/25, Trick or Treating – Trunk or Treating at Bass Pro Shops. Bring decorated car for the competition and pass out candy.

10/25, Zombie Preparedness – Seminar on survival gear, zombie shooting supplies and preparedness items beginning at 2 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops.

10/31, Murder Mystery – Halloween Night Murder Mystery Dinner at The Sycamore Inn beginning at 6:30 p.m. 3 course dinner with prime rib, salmon or chicken entrée, $50 a person plus the interactive show.

10/31, Costume Contest  – Costume party and contest at the Ontario Senior Center. Check in at 2:30 p.m., entertainment starts at 3:30 p.m., parade at 4 p.m. Contest for kids 8 and under and family themes. Participants receive trick-or-treat bag, participation ribbon and refreshments.

11/1, Day of the Dead – El Dia de Los Muertos Family Discovery Day from 12-4 p.m. at the Museum of History and Art. Hands on art stations, artist-led workshops, storytelling throughout the museum.  Free admission.



10/3-11/1, weekends, Haunted Mazes – Field of Screams at Lake Elsinore Stadium Select Thursdays and Sundays 7-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 7-11 p.m. Five haunted mazes at event, children under 13 recommended attend with adult. General admission $15, $25 VIP, group rates $12 for 10 or more. Proceeds benefit Cops for Kids Foundation.

10/18-19 and 10/25-26, Train Ride – Pumpkin Train Halloween event at Orange Empire Railway Museum. Ride trolley out to pumpkin patch and pick one to take home. Games, entertainment, storytelling and ‘Spooky Caboose”. 12:30 p.m. costume contest each day. Children 2-4 is $7, 5-11 $14, $ 18 for 12 and up, includes pumpkin. Member tickets discounted. Extra pumpkins are $7. Trains run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


10/3-11/1, Hayride – Haunted Hayride and maze  Fridays and Saturdays in October and Halloween weekend at the San Bernardino County Fair & Event Center.  Two levels to choose from, Spooky ride and maze $10, psychopathic ride and maze $13, family pack 4 for $25. Kids middle school and under  $7 with ID.

10/4-31, weekends, Haunted Carriage Tours – Tours through Palm Springs Friday and Saturday nights in October excluding the 19th and 20th. Learn local legends and history with a headless horseman. Call ahead for reservation tour lengths vary. Tickets are $25-135.

10/24-26, 10/31-11/2, Ghost Town – Calico Ghost Town’s  annual Halloween Haunt. Maggie Mine and Mystery Shack become haunted mazes with “zombie miners”, pumpkin carving, performances, gunfights and spooky gold panning experiences.

10/25-26 and 10/31,  Zoo – Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert. Trick or treating, costumed characters and live music. Spooky Africa tram ride. Paid zoo admission required.

10/29-31 and 11/1, Day of the Dead  –  Visit Sunnylands to view altars and Calaveras by local artists on October dates. Free community day at the Palm Springs Art Museum Nov. 1st from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. Art activities, demonstration, music and installations.

10/30, Dancing – Dias the los Muertes at Zelda’s Night Club with makeup artists, dancing, live Mexican band and more. Doors open at 9 p.m., contact for reservations.

10/30, Zombie Walk – Zombie walk through Villagefest from 7-9 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or hygiene product to support Safehouse of the Desert. Free participation, check website for details.

10/31, Halloween Party – BB’s 30th Annual Halloween Bash at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs from 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Bars, live music and three floors of entertainment. Advance tickets $20, $30 at the door.

10/31, Halloween Party – Arenas Road Halloween party and costume contest. Talent show featuring singers, dancers and drag begins at 6:30 p.m., costume contest at 8 p.m. Free admission.



10/31, Trick or Treating  – Safe trick or treating through The Village in Big Bear Lake from 5-7:30 p.m.

10/31, Trick or Treating – “Boo in the Zoo” Halloween event at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo from 1-4 p.m. Costume contest and Halloween attractions throughout park. Park admission is required, rates from $9-12.



10/10-11/1, weekends, Festival – Terror in The Oaks Halloween Festival at Vail Lake Resort Friday and Saturdays in October. Parking is $10, admission is free. Includes entertainment, screaming contests, and petting zoo. $10 each for haunted house and hayride.

10/10-26, weekends, Haunted House – Haunted Theater at Broadway Starz from 6-9 p.m. $8 each or group of four for $25. Hot dog and hamburger consessions available. Oct. 26th reserved for younger trick or treaters.

10/11-26, weekends, Festival – October Equestrian Fest at Galway Downs from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Bounce house, corn maze, pumpkin patch for the kids; vendors and entertainment for the grownups. Free admission and parking $30 wristband for all-day attractions.

10/18, 25, 31, Party – Haunted Horse Afterparty at Galway Downs Oct. 18th and 25th from 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 31st from 6-11 p.m. Haunted house and hayride, dancing, drinks and contests. $35 admission includes parking and all attractions.
10/24-31, Wine Tours – Haunted wine tours through South Coast Winery Vineyards.  $50 a person, tours limited to 24 people. Wine flights and appetizer pairings afterwards. Tours begin at 4 p.m.

10/24, Carnival –  Halloween Carnival at Ronald Reagan Sports Park beginning at 6 p.m. Games, vendors, costume, coloring and screaming contests. $5 wristband entry. Check website for coloring contest entry due by Oct. 17th.


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