Anaheim, if you’ve got it, haunt it! All around Anaheim, businesses are offering unique opportunities that capture the Halloween spirit. Treat yourself with Disney delights or screen a classic Halloween film. Feast on fall food offerings at the Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween or pick the perfect pumpkin. There’s plenty to choose from this Halloween season to creep it real this October.

Downtown Disney®

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s got the tastiest Rice Krispies treats of all? Marceline’s Confectionery does! Channel your inner Disney villain at the Downtown Disney® District’s candy shop with themed holiday treats now making an appearance, like an Evil Queen themed Rice Krispies Treat. Refuel with numerous outdoor dining options, including patio seating and grab-and-go options.

After eats and sweets, treat yourself to themed merchandise and holiday decor at the brand-new Disneyland® Backlot Premiere Shop. The location is located within Disney’s California Adventure’s Studio 17, with the entrance at the east side of the outdoor shopping promenade.

Knott’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween

Calling all foodies, the Knott’s Berry Farm’s Taste of Fall-O-Ween is something you AUTUMN not miss! The outdoor food and retail experience is the third installment in the theme parks “Taste of” events. With the purchase of a Tasting Card, guests are invited to enjoy a myriad of seasonal food offerings like the Grim Reaper Sandwich with loaded with prime rib, shredded cheese and horseradish sauce on a hoagie bun and Pumpkin Spice Churro Sticks with a candy corn sugar and Bavarian cream dip.

Sweet Treats

Trick or Treating is included with the purchase of a Junior Tasting Card (ages 3-11) or can be purchased as an add-on. The park is beautifully decorated with giant pumpkins and scarecrows (some may even chat with you). You’ll see nods to Scary Farm with family-friendly spooky decor, perfect for Halloween photo ops.

Anaheim Halloween Parade and Virtual Fall Festival

An Anaheim tradition gets a new spin for 2020 with the Anaheim Fall Festival on the web. All month long, you can tune into the Virtual Fall Festival. Enjoy Friday night entertainment with musical performances and variety acts. Showcase your holiday spirit with online contests including costumes contest, home decorating, and pumpkins too! The beloved Halloween parade will be offered as a drive-thru event on Saturday, October 24th from 6-9 PM. Signs of the fun are already on display with a pumpkin-covered tree at the roundabout on Center Street Promenade.

Knott's Taste of Fall-O-Ween
Knott's Taste of Fall-O-Ween

Urban Legends Drive-Thru Haunt at OC Fair Grounds

Buckle up for a thrilling drive through the Urban Legends Haunt. Four interactive scare zones with lights, sounds, and special effects await those brave enough to drive into the unknown. The immersive experience includes scare actors lurking just outside your car window during the socially distanced scare experience.

Hocus Pocus Viewings

“It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus.” The Halloween classic film Hocus Pocus has made a resurgence! If you’re looking for a drive-in experience, the OC Parks will be showing screenings of the film October 23-25 at Mile Square Park. OC Pride likewise will be showing the film at the Mess Hall Market on October 22-23.

Halloween Pop-Up at the Anaheim GardenWalk

Bring your best ghoulfriends each Saturday to the Anaheim GardenWalk hosted by Spooksieboo Events. Reserve a free ticket to be able to shop at your favorite spooky shops. Festive inflatables make for devilishly delightful photos.

Tanaka Farms Drive-Thru Pumpkin Path

Farming family fun, Tanaka Farms offers a drive-thru pumpkin patch experience weekends all month long. Pick your own gourd-geous pumpkin right off the vine Monday through Friday with a U-Pick Pumpkin experience including wagon ride. Make sure to register in advance to grow festive memories.