As the air turns crisp and leaves rustle with an eerie whisper, it can only mean one thing: Halloween is fast approaching. And there's no better place to embrace the spooky season than right here in Anaheim and the enchanting Orange County region.


How to Celebrate Halloween in Anaheim and OC

Prepare to be bewitched as we embark on a journey through haunted houses, explore pumpkin patches, and discover the ghoulishly delightful events that make Halloween in Anaheim and the surrounding OC cities an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a local seeking new traditions or a traveler looking for the ultimate Halloween getaway, this guide will unravel the secrets to making this October the most spooktacular one yet! So grab your broomstick, put on your favorite costume, and let's dive into the enchanting world of Halloween in Anaheim and Orange County.



Thrilling Theme Parks

Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CAImage credit: ©Disney

Halloween Time at Disneyland® Resort

Halloween Time at Disneyland® Resort is a special treat! There’s so much going on that we created a special page to show you all the exciting happenings!

Explore the thrills & chills at Disneyland® Resort’s Halloween Time.




Knott's Scary Farm Buena Park

Knott’s Scary Farm

If you’re into more thrills, don't miss Knott's Berry Farm as the park converts into Knott's Scary Farm. Until October 31, the park becomes a spooky place with mazes, scare zones, and Halloween entertainment. And for the little ones, Knott’s Spooky Farm is a spook-tacular family-friendly fall celebration filled with trick-or-treating and fun Halloween activities the whole family can join in on!




Adventure City Halloween Time

Adventure City

For eight nights only, visitors can enjoy Adventure City’s Boo-tastic Halloween Party. Enjoy 11 exciting rides, walk through their “Trick-or-Treat Street” for FREE candy and trinkets, ride the Halloween themed Express Train, and get your groove on at the Spooktacular Dance Party.




Scares Galore

Halloween Festivals in Orange County

Haunted Houses, Haunted Car Wash, and Paranormal Tours

If you like being scared, don’t miss one of the many haunted houses that are sure to make you scream! Visit The 17th Door in Buena Park for one of the longest haunts in all of California with 30–45 minutes of spooky thrills. If you’d rather face your fears from the comfort of your own car, drive through Tunnel of Terror OC, Southern California’s First Haunted Car Wash.


Want to meet real ghosts? Embark on one of Haunted OC’s paranormal tours, hosted at one of the six most haunted spots in Orange County. 




Anaheim Halloween Parade

The Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade

The Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade will once again be back this year on Saturday, October 28, 2023. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Anaheim Fall Festival. We curated a special page of all the festivities taking place. Learn more about what's happening and the top things to do while you're there.




Anaheim hills Shopping Center Trick or treating

Halloween Spooktacular in Anaheim Hills

Trick or treat around the Anaheim Hills shopping center during their Halloween Spooktacular on October 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be a DJ, face painting, photo ops, balloon twisting, and more.




Nightmare on Center Street Anaheim Farmers Market

Nightmare on Center Street

On October 26, the Anaheim Farmers Market will host Nightmare on Center Street. Wear your costume to trick or treat from market booths decked out in spooky decor, then shop from vendors, grab a bite to eat, and more.




Grown-Up Fun

Westin Anaheim Resort Halloween Event at The Rise

Image Credit: The Westin Anaheim Resort

RISE of Hallo-Weekend at RISE Rooftop Lounge

Have a hauntingly good time at the RISE Rooftop Lounge on October 27th and 28th for their RISE of Hallo-Weekend event. Dress to impress in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy two chilling evenings of DJ spins, a costume contest, eerie cocktails, and spooky treats. Don't miss the spine-tingling performance by the SCAREolers from 8pm to 9pm. Playing all your favorite Halloween favorites, this ghostly glee club is sure to have your toes tapping and bones rattling. Make your reservations through OpenTable


Boo Ha Ha Beer Fest 2023

Boo Ha Ha Beer Fest & Concert

Not all Halloween treats are for the kids. Brew Ha Ha Productions and The OC Fair have come together to host the Boo Ha Ha Beer Fest & Concert at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA. The event will feature 3 hours of unlimited tastings from some of the nation's top breweries and a performance by Berlin.



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The fun in Anaheim never dies. We hope you have a terrifyingly good time!