Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. The word is a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening also known as Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve.
Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting “haunted houses” and carving jack-o-lanterns. Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North American in the 19th century. Other western countries embraced the holiday in the late 20th century including Ireland, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom... Read More
Here are some happenings around the Orange County:
Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family! There are activities for kids for all ages. The Pumpkin Patch is usually located just behind the train station and admission is FREE. The Pumpkin Patch dates run from September 21st to October 31st. Learn More
The Discovery Science Center launches its Spooky Science event from October 5 to October 31. Creepy crawlers, pumpkins, and friendly spooks are all making their way to Discovery Science Center for Spooky Science this October. Join us as we explore pumpkins of all sizes, shapes and colors and investigate the seeds inside them. Learn about the phases of the moon, explore a spooky 3-D maze, check out spiders of all sizes and colors, and much more! Even the youngest of goblins will enjoy spooky fun while learning about shapes as they create their own jack-o-lanterns out of felt. Learn More
Knott’s Berry Farm opens up its Scary Farm Haunt from September 26th to November 2nd. This year you could experience give new mazes that will horrify guests as part of Southern California’s largest, most haunting Halloween experience. Learn More
Happy Halloween everyone!